Quotation by Andrew Marvell

The forward Youth that would appear
Must now forsake his Muses dear,
Nor in the Shadows sing
His Numbers languishing.
Andrew Marvell (1621–1678), British poet. An Horatian Ode upon Cromwell's Return from Ireland (l. 1–4). . .

The Complete Poems [Andrew Marvell]. Elizabeth Story Donno, ed. (1972, repr. 1985) Penguin.
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