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Catalog Number KSa020071
Collection Kate Strong Historical Library
Object Name Poem
Title To Love Mounting
Creator Shepard Alonzo Mount
Dates of Creation 18??/??/??
Scope & Content To Love Mounting
"What! The girl I adore by another embraced!
What! The balin? Of her breath shall another man taste?
What! Pressed in the whirl by another bold knee!
What panting recline on another than me!
Sir, she's yours. You have brushed from the grap its soft blue,
From the rose bud you've shaken the tremulous dew.
What you touch you may take - pretty waltzer adieu."
J Lawrence

In return for your Lordship's kindness I send you lines which I think not bad, certainly not the worse for being on my own side or view of the subject