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Quotation by Henry King
Oh teach me to see death, and not to fear, But rather to take truce; How often have I seen you at a bier, And there look fresh and spruce. You fragrant flowers then teach me that my breath Like yours may sweeten and perfume my death.
Henry King (1592–1669), British Bishop of Chichester. A Contemplation upon Flowers (l. 13–18). . .
Norton Anthology of Poetry, The. Alexander W. Allison and others, eds. (3d ed., 1983) W. W. Norton & Company.
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