Quotation by Fulke Greville

Hard-hearted minds relent and rigor's tears abound,
And envy strangely rues his end, in whom no fault was found.
Knowledge her light hath lost, valor hath slain her knight,
Sidney is dead, dead is my friend, dead is the world's delight.
Fulke Greville (1554–1628), British poet, and Sir Edward Dyer (c. 1540-1607), British poet. Epitaph on Sir Philip Sidney (attributed to Greville) (l. 5–8). . .

Oxford Book of Sixteenth Century Verse, The. E. K. Chambers, comp. (1932) Oxford University Press.
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