Sonnet L: As in Some Countries

 As in some countries far remote from hence 
The wretched creature destined to die, 
Having the judgement due to his offence, 
By surgeons begg'd, their art on him to try, 
Which, on the living, work without remorse, 
First make incision on each mastering vein, 
Then staunch the bleeding, then trasnpierce the corse, 
And with their balms recure the wounds again, 
Then poison and with physic him restore; 
Not that they fear the hopeless man to kill, 
But their experience to increase the more; 
Ev'n so my mistress works upon my ill, 
By curing me and killing me each hour, 
Only to show her beauty's sovereign power.

Poem by
Biography | Poems | Best Poems | Short Poems | Quotes | Email Poem - Sonnet L: As in Some CountriesEmail Poem | Create an image from this poem

Poems are below...

Top Michael Drayton Poems

Analysis and Comments on Sonnet L: As in Some Countries

Provide your analysis, explanation, meaning, interpretation, and comments on the poem Sonnet L: As in Some Countries here.