Quotation by George Daniel

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The Robin
There, full in notes, to ravish all
My Earth, I wonder what to call
My dullness; when
I heare thee, prettie Creature, bring
Thy better odes of Praise, and Sing,
To puzzle men:
Poore pious Elfe!
I am instructed by thy harmonie,
To sing the Time's uncertaintie,
Safe in my Selfe.
George Daniel (1616–1657), British poet. The Robin (l. 21–30).

FaBoRV. Faber Book of Reflective Verse, The. Geoffrey Grigson, ed. (1984) Faber and Faber.
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