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Quotation by Michael Drayton
No far-fetched sigh shall ever wound my breast, Love from mine eye a tear shall never wring, Nor in Ah me's my whining sonnets dressed, A libertine, fantastically I sing. My verse is the true image of my mind, Ever in motion, still desiring change;
Michael Drayton (1563–1631), British poet. Idea (sonnet 1, l. 5–10). . .
The Anchor Anthology of Sixteenth Century Verse. Richard Sylvester, ed. (1974) Doubleday/Anchor É Books.
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