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Quotation by Henry Constable
I did not know that thou wert dead before; I did not feel the grief I did sustain; The greater stroke astonisheth the more; Astonishment takes from us sense of pain. I stood amazed when other's tears begun, And now begin to weep when they have done.
Henry Constable (1562–1613), British poet. On the Death of Sir Philip Sidney (l. 9–14). . .
Oxford Book of Sixteenth Century Verse, The. E. K. Chambers, comp. (1932) Oxford University Press.
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