Sweet Violets

The rose is red, the violet's blue,
The honey's sweet, and so are you.
Thou are my love and I am thine;
I drew thee to my Valentine:
The lot was cast and then I drew,
And Fortune said it shou'd be you.

~ Gammer Gurton's Garland, a 1784 collection of English nursery rhymes


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  1. Beautiful - as are ALL your pieces!
    Hope you're enjoying your Sunday...

    best

    Duni

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