Archive for June 12th, 2012

Tuesday, 12 June 2012

The Man-Hater, A Song by Henry Carey

What’s Man, but a perfidious Creature,
Of an inconstant, fickle Nature,
Deceitful, and Conceited too,
Boasting of more than he can do?

Beware, ye heedless Nymphs, beware,
For Men will Lye, and Fawn, and Swear;
But, when they once have gain’d the Prize,
Good Heav’ns! How they will Tyranize!

From: http://rpo.library.utoronto.ca/poems/man-hater-song

Date: 1713

By: Henry Carey (c1687-1743)

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