Quotation by Henry Constable

I do love thee as each flower
Loves the sun's life-giving power,
For, dead, thy breath to life might move me.
Henry Constable (1562–1613), British poet, and Henry Chettle c.1560-c.1607, British poet. Diaphenia (attributed to Constable and to Chettle) (l. 10–12). . .

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