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As depicted in Andrew Marvells To His Coy Mistress for the best affection to flourish between a couple love must be embraced at its greatest point during the prime of youth and life The first stanza of the poem via numerous romantic suggestions gives the impression that infinite and timeless love can prosper between two consenting lovers As the poem opens the speakers heart tells the object of its desire that once its love is requited time and majesty will stand still as they endure the simple pleasures in life Speaking of passing our long loves day 4 as a metonym for an actual eternity of a rich love Marvell surely marvels his prospective lady as he argues that every singly day of their life together could hold an array of joys in a long and plentiful assortment Continuing on the path to eternal love an array of imagery begins to awe any prospective lady by further implying that every moment after embracing his love will contain similar blessings as the poet contends that they could walk along the exotic river of Ganges side 5 As if he had not offered enough the marvelous poet further adds a piece to the imagery-packed picture by saying that along the trek his lady would rubies find 6 and therefore he implies that as well as sophisticated mental pleasures like walking along a beautiful river his lady shall enjoy the most base yet desired endearments such as finding jewels Furthermore the speakers eloquence offers a timeless love to his mistress To show the depth of his potential love as well as amaze his lady with his biblical knowledge which is a sign of education in Marvells time the poet drapes his first idea on this topic with a superb hyperbolic allusion that his heart could love her ten years before the Flood 8 A subtle irony in his statement is that the biblical flood in allusion came to
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