Christopher Marlowe's Poems

Chirstophert Narlowe - The Passionate Shepherd to His Love

How does the opening stanza in "The Nymph's Reply..." ( Walter Relegh) differ from "The Passionate Shepherd..."?

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While the first stanza in the Passionate Shepherd is filled with the promise of joy and eternal beauty, the nymph's reply (first stanza) is guarded and even skeptical.