William Browne, of Tavistock Quotes

May! Be thou never graced with birds that sing, Nor Flora's pride! In thee all flowers and roses spring, Mine only died.
William Browne (1591-1643), British poet. Epitaph in Obitum M.S., X° Maij, 1614 (l. 1-4). . . Oxford Book of English Verse, The, 1250-1918. Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch, ed. (New ed., rev. and enl., 1939) Oxford University Press.
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Underneath this sable hearse Lies the subject of all verse: Sidney's sister, Pembroke's mother; Death ere thou has slain another, Fair, and learned, and good as she, Time shall throw a dart at thee.
William Browne (1591-1643), British poet. On the Countess Dowager of Pembroke (attributed to Browne) (l. 1-6). . . Oxford Book of English Verse, The, 1250-1918. Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch, ed. (New ed., rev. and enl., 1939) Oxford University Press.
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