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Lips and Eyes.

Written by: Thomas Carew | Biography
 | Quotes (3) |
 IN Celia's face a question did arise,
Which were more beautiful, her lips or eyes ? 
“ We,” said the eyes, “send forth those pointed darts 
Which pierce the hardest adamantine hearts.” 
“ From us,” repli'd the lips, “proceed those blisses 
Which lovers reap by kind words and sweet kisses.” 
Then wept the eyes, and from their springs did pour 
Of liquid oriental pearl a shower ; 
Whereat the lips, moved with delight and pleasure, 
Through a sweet smile unlock'd their pearly treasure 
And bad Love judge, whether did add more grace 
Weeping or smiling pearls to Celia's face.