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Quotation by William Drummond, of Hawthornden
Repent, repent, and from old errors turn!'
Who listened to his voice, obeyed his cry?
Only the echoes, which he made relent,
Rung from their marble caves 'Repent! Repent!'
William Drummond, of Hawthornden (1585–1649), Scottish poet. Saint John Baptist (l. 11–14). . .
Oxford Book of Seventeenth Century Verse, The. H. J. C. Grierson and G. Bullough, eds. (1934) Oxford University Press.
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