Chorus Of Youths And Virgins By Alexander Pope

Semichorus.Oh Tyrant Love! hast thou possestThe prudent, learn’d, and virtuous breast?Wisdom and wit in vain reclaim,And Arts but soften us to feel thy flame.Love, soft intruder, enters here,But ent’ring learns to be sincere.Marcus with blushes owns he loves,And Brutus tenderly reproves.Why, Virtue, dost thou blame desire,Which Nature has imprest?Why, Nature, dost thou soonest fireThe mild…