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Quotation by Henry King
But what I practise with mine eyes. By which wet glasses I find out How lazily time creeps about To one that mourns: this, only this My exercise and bus'ness is: So I compute the weary hours With sighs dissolved into showers.
Henry King (1592–1669), British Bishop of Chichester. The Exequy (l. 14–20). . .
New Oxford Book of English Verse, The, 1250–1950. Helen Gardner, ed. (1972) Oxford University Press.
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