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Quotation by John Lyly
Pan's Syrinx was a girl indeed, Though now she's turned into a reed; From that dear reed Pan's pipe does come, A pipe that strikes Apollo dumb; Nor flute, nor lute, nor gittern can So chant it, as the pipe of Pan;
John Lyly (1553–1606), British poet. Midas. . .
Oxford Book of Sixteenth Century Verse, The. E. K. Chambers, comp. (1932) Oxford University Press.
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