Robert Wever (England)
Robert Wever was an English poet of the sixteenth century (floruit c. 1550) about whom little biographical information seems to have survived. An Enterlude called lusty Juventus, an interlude, attributed to him, was published in 1565. The poem In Youth is Pleasure (In a herber green asleep whereas I lay...), is a popular and remembered anthology piece, and has been several times set to music. more »
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''Of her alone to have a sight,Robert Wever (fl. C. 1550), British poet. Lusty Juventus (l. 10-11). . . Oxford Book of English Verse, The, 1250-1918. Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch, e...
Which is my joy and heart's delight.''
''In a herber green, asleep where I lay,Robert Wever (fl. C. 1550), British poet. Lusty Juventus (l. 1-4). . . Oxford Book of English Verse, The, 1250-1918. Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch, ed....
The birds sang sweet in the mids of the day;
I dreamed fast of mirth and play.
In youth is pleasure, in youth is pleasure.''