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Henry King

(16 January 1592 – 30 September 1669 / Worminghall, Buckinghamshire)

A Contemplation upon Flowers


BRAVE flowers--that I could gallant it like you,
And be as little vain!
You come abroad, and make a harmless show,
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  • Rookie Chevelle Reid (1/30/2009 1:03:00 PM)

    Dear Henry,

    This poem whenever i feel down or upset i would just read it and regain my stregthn it is so wonderful in the way that the Lord works for giving you these words to lift others emotion who are down. Thanks to God and you for making my day. (Report) Reply

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