Quotation by Samuel Daniel

And who, in time, knows whither we may vent
The treasure of our tongue, to what strange shores
This gain of our best glory shall be sent,
T'enrich unknowing nations with our stores?
What worlds in th'yet unformed Occident
May come refined with th'accents that are ours?
Samuel Daniel (c.1562–1619), British poet, dramatist. repr. In Complete Works, ed. A.B. Grosart (1963). Musophilus, l. 957-962, Poetical Essays (1599).
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