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Quotation by John Fletcher
Do not fear to put thy feet Naked in the river sweet; Think not leech, or newt, or toad Will bite thy foot when thou hast trod; Nor let the water, rising high, As thou wadest, make thee cry, And sob; but ever live with me, And not a wave shall trouble thee.
John Fletcher (1579–1625), British dramatist. The Faithful Shepherdess (III, i). . .
Oxford Book of Seventeenth Century Verse, The. H. J. C. Grierson and G. Bullough, eds. (1934) Oxford University Press.
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