Bristol Cherub III

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    Through the port comes the moon-shine astray!
    It tips the guard’s cutlass and silvers this nook;
    But ‘twill die in the dawning of Billy’s last day.
    A jewel-block they’ll make of me to-morrow,
    Pendant pearl from the yard-arm-end
    Like the ear-drop I gave to Bristol Molly—
    O, ‘tis me, not the sentence they’ll suspend.
    Herman Melville (1819–1891)

    Every Morne from hence,
    A brisk Cherub something sips,
    Whose sacred influence
    Adds sweetnes to his sweetest lips,
    Then to his Musick, and his song
    Tastes of his breakefast all day long.
    Richard Crashaw (1613?–1649)

    Knavery seems to be so much a the striking feature of its inhabitants that it may not in the end be an evil that they will become aliens to this kingdom.
    —George III (1738–1820)