Quotation by Sir William Davenant

Before we shall again behold
In his diurnal race the world's great eye,
We may as silent be and cold
As are the shades where buried lovers lie.
Sir William Davenant (1606–1668), British poet. Endimion Porter and Olivia (l. 1–4).

OBS. Oxford Book of Seventeenth Century Verse, The. H. J. C. Grierson and G. Bullough, eds. (1934) Oxford University Press.
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