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Quotation by Robert Southwell
I often look upon a face
Most ugly, grisly, bare and thin;
I often view the hollow place,
Where eyes and nose had sometimes been;
Robert Southwell (1561?–1595), British poet. Upon the Image of Death (l. 7–10). . .
Oxford Book of Sixteenth Century Verse, The. E. K. Chambers, comp. (1932) Oxford University Press.
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