Treasure Island

William Habington

(1605 - 1654 / England)

Nox Nocti Indicat Scientiam


WHEN I survey the bright
   Celestial sphere;
So rich with jewels hung, that Night
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  • Steven Calascione (9/30/2013 8:20:00 AM)

    [i]Nox Nocti Indicat Scientiam[/i] (Castara: The Third Part,1640) . In chronological terms this follows Habington's poem [i]Against them who lay unchastity to the sex of Women[/i] (Castara: The Second Part,1635) written in response to John Donne's [i]Goe, and catch a falling starre[i]. (Report) Reply

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