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Quotation by Michael Drayton
To nothing fitter can I thee compare
Than to the son of some rich pennyfather,
Who, having now brought on his end with care,
Leaves to his son all he had heaped together;
Michael Drayton (1563–1631), British poet. Idea (sonnet 8, l. 1–4). . .
Oxford Book of Sixteenth Century Verse, The. E. K. Chambers, comp. (1932) Oxford University Press.
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