Quotation by Henry Howard Surrey, Earl Of

So cruel prison how could betide, alas,
As proud Windsor, Where I in lust and joy
With a king's son my childish years did pass
In greater feast than Priam's sons of Troy?
Where each sweet place returns a taste full sour;
Henry Howard, Earl Of Surrey (1517?–1547), British poet. So cruel prison how could betide, alas (l. 1–5). . .

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