Quotation by William Browne

Underneath this sable hearse
Lies the subject of all verse:
Sidney's sister, Pembroke's mother;
Death ere thou has slain another,
Fair, and learned, and good as she,
Time shall throw a dart at thee.
William Browne (1591–1643), British poet. On the Countess Dowager of Pembroke (attributed to Browne) (l. 1–6). . .

Oxford Book of English Verse, The, 1250–1918. Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch, ed. (New ed., rev. and enl., 1939) Oxford University Press.
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