Quotation by Orlando Gibbons

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The Silver Swan

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sea (1)
O death, come close mine eyes;
More geese than swans now live, more fools than wise.
Orlando Gibbons (1583–1625), British composer. Attributed to Gibbons. The Silver Swan (l. 5–6). . .

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