Robert Southwell Quotes

I often look upon a face Most ugly, grisly, bare and thin; I often view the hollow place, Where eyes and nose had sometimes been;
Robert Southwell (1561?-1595), British poet. Upon the Image of Death (l. 7-10). . . Oxford Book of Sixteenth Century Verse, The. E. K. Chambers, comp. (1932) Oxford University Press.
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Not Solomon, for all his wit, Nor Samson, though he were so strong, No king nor person ever yet Could 'scape, but death laid him along:
Robert Southwell (1561?-1595), British poet. Upon the Image of Death (l. 37-40). . . Oxford Book of Sixteenth Century Verse, The. E. K. Chambers, comp. (1932) Oxford University Press.
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