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Joseph Hall

(1574 - 1656 / England)

Poems of Joseph Hall

1. On Simony 4/21/2010
2. The Domestic Tudor's Position 4/21/2010
3. The Impecunious Fop 4/21/2010
4. The Kings Prophecie 1/1/2004
5. Virgidemarium (excerpt) 1/1/2004

The Kings Prophecie

What Stoick could his steely brest containe
(If Zeno self, or who were made beside
Of tougher mold) from being torne in twaine
With the crosse Passions of this wondrous tide?
Grief at ELIZAES toomb, orecomne anone
With greater ioy at her succeeded throne?


Me seems the world at once doth weep & smile,

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