Thou by the Indian Ganges' side
Shouldst rubies find; I by the tide
Of Humber would complain
The Ganges in India are where tea and spices come from, so desirable to Marvell, who is miserable in Humberside. Humberside is a somewhat boring place in the Northeast of England. By contrast, the beautiful, mysterious Ganges seem very appealing. He is complimenting her; she is unique to him in a desirable way. She is the only person who fulfills the qualification in his vicinity.
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