Upon Julia’s Clothes

The Blue Silk Dress (Jane Morris). Dante Gabriel Rossetti. 1868.


Upon Julia’s Clothes

Robert Herrick


Whenas in silks my Julia goes,

Then, then (methinks) how sweetly flows

That liquefaction of her clothes.


Next, when I cast mine eyes, and see

That brave vibration each way free,

O how that glittering taketh me!