Quotation by Thomas Carew

Here lies a King that ruled as he thought fit
The universal monarchy of wit;
Here lies two flamens, and both those the best,
Apollo's first, at last the true God's priest.
Thomas Carew (1589–1639), British poet. An Elegy upon the Death of the Dean of St. Paul's, Dr. John Donne (l. 93–96). . .

Norton Anthology of Poetry, The. Alexander W. Allison and others, eds. (3d ed., 1983) W. W. Norton & Company.
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