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Have we had the world enough and time?



Had we but world enough and timeHad we but world enough and timeHad we but World enough, and Time, This coyness, Lady, were no crime. To walk, and pass our long Loves Day. Till the Conversion of the Jews.

Had we but world enough and time this coyness lady were no crime Meaning?

The poet tells a woman whom he loves that if they had endless time and space at their disposal, then he could accept her unwillingness to go to bed with him. Life is short, however, and opportunities must be seized.

Who wrote the grave’s a fine and private place but none I think do there embrace?

What conceit! / I really was fed up.” The line “A fine and private place, but none, I think, do there embrace” appears in Stephen King’s novel Pet Sematary. One of the Flavia de Luce novels by Alan Bradley is titled “the Grave’s a Fine and Private Place”.

What does Marvell marble vault in line 26 mean?





in thy marble vault (line 26) The graveyard imagery is one thing that makes this more than just a love poem or a pick-up line. The marble vault represents what the speaker thinks his mistress has: a closed, limited way of thinking about the world. He thinks that she is trapped by her “old-fashioned” views on sex.

What does slow chapped mean?

According to the Norton Anthology of English Literature, “slow-chapped power” means “slowly devouring jaws.” In short, he feels like he’s dying in Time’s mouth, and that time is slowly eating him up.

What does time’s winged chariot hurrying near Meaning?

Time’s winged Chariot can be seen as the idea of time quickly rushing by which suggests that time is passing by quicker than we expect. The fact that time is hurrying near shows that we are always rushed and cannot take time to do things slowly.

What is meant by vegetable love?

We think “vegetable love” is “organic love” – love without the pressure of anything but nature, a natural process resulting in something nourishing – vegetables.



What does amorous birds of prey mean?



“like amorous birds of prey”– Another unusual metaphor characteristic of metaphysical poetry. The lovers, as ‘amorous birds,’ will ‘prey’ on time, feeding on all it has to offer before they die and it’s too late.

What does youthful hue mean?

The simile “while the youthful hue / Sits on thy skin like morning dew” restates the speaker’s desire, with a focus on his mistress’ body. The “morning dew” is also an effective simile in that dew very quickly disappears as the day advances, just like her youthful appearance.

Why does Marvell use the phrase morning dew in line 34 to speak about the lady’s youth?

Andrew Marvell “To His Coy Mistress” Had we but world … ·

What does the grave’s a fine and private place but none I think do there embrace mean?

The grave’s a fine and private place, But none, I think, do there embrace. He is using the ruse that since death comes so quickly, he and she should “seize” the opportunity they have now–immediately. He says if their time together was limitless, he would spend years upon end loving her and praising her beauty.

What is the meaning of time’s winged chariot?

“Time’s winged chariot” means that time flies or moves swiftly. The speaker emphasizes the quick passage of time to argue that his beloved should accept his amorous advances soon.

What does amorous birds of prey mean?

“like amorous birds of prey”– Another unusual metaphor characteristic of metaphysical poetry. The lovers, as ‘amorous birds,’ will ‘prey’ on time, feeding on all it has to offer before they die and it’s too late.

What does marble vault mean?

In the lines “Thy beauty shall no more be found, / Nor, in thy marble vault, shall sound / My echoing Song. . . .,” the “marble vault” is a reference to. A) the grave and the Mistress’s body.



What does youthful hue mean?

The simile “while the youthful hue / Sits on thy skin like morning dew” restates the speaker’s desire, with a focus on his mistress’ body. The “morning dew” is also an effective simile in that dew very quickly disappears as the day advances, just like her youthful appearance.