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Hannah More

B. 1745 D. 1833

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That self-same stuff which erst proud empires swayed, of which the conquerers of the world were made. - Hannah More 'Slavery: A Poem'

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Robert Southey

B. 1774 D. 1843

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Why that I cannot tell, said he, "But 'twas a famous victory." - Robert Southey, 'After Blenheim'

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Charles Wolfe

B. 1791 D. 1823

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Slowly and sadly we laid him down, from the field of his fame fresh and gory; we carved not a line, and we raised not a stone - but left him alone with his glory. - Charles Wolfe, 'The Burial of Sir John Moore After Corunna'

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Arthur Hugh Clough

B. 1819 D. 1861

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'There is no God,' the wicked saith, 'and truly it's a blessing, for what he might have done with us it's better only guessing.? - Arthur Hugh Clough 'There Is No God'

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Robert Southwell

B. 1561 D. 1595

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As I in hoary winter's night stood shivering in the snow. - Robert Southwell 'The Burning Babe'

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Ben Jonson

B. 1572 D. 1637

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Drink to me only with thine eyes, and I will pledge with mine. - Ben Jonson 'Song To Celia'

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Henry King

B. 1592 D. 1669

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Sleep on my love in thy cold bed, never to be disquieted. - Henry King 'An exequy to his matchless never to be forgotten friend'

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Chidiock Tichborne

B. 1562 D. 1586

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My prime of youth is but a frost of cares. - Chidiock Tichborne 'Tichborne's Elegy'

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Mary Sidney Herbert

B. 1561 D. 1621

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Oh, what a lantern, what a lamp of light - Mary Sidney Herbert, O

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4 poems available

What we cannot speak about we must

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Man differs more from man than man from beast.

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I believe that in all diverse forms of artistic expression across all countries, there are some sensitivities in common. Esther Phillips

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