Sir Edward Dyer (1540 - 1607 / England)
English courtier and poet, son of Sir Thomas Dyer, Kt., was born at Sharpham Park, Somersetshire. He was educated, according to Anthony ~ Wood, either at Balliol College or at Broadgates Hall, Oxford. He left the university without taking a degree, and after some time spent abroad appeared at Queen. Elizabeth’s court. His first patron was the earl of Leicester, who seems to have thought of putting... more »
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- A Fancy
- A Lady Forsaken Complayneth
- Coridon to his Phillis
- I would and I would not
- My Mind to me a Kingdom is
- The Faire Amarillis
- The lowest trees have tops
- The man of Woe
- The Shepherd's Conceit of Prometheus
- To Phillis the Faire Sheeperdesse
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Some have too much, yet still do crave;Sir Edward Dyer (c. 1540-1607), British poet. Attributed to Dyer. My Mind to Me a Kingdom Is (l. 25-30). . . New Oxford Book of English Verse, The...
I little have, and seek no more.
They are but poor, though much they have,
And I am rich with little store.
They poor, I rich; they ...
My mind to me a kingdom is;Sir Edward Dyer (c. 1540-1607), British poet. Attributed to Dyer. My Mind to Me a Kingdom Is (l. 1-6). . . New Oxford Book of English Verse, The, ...
Such present joys therein I find
That it excels all other bliss
That earth affords or grows by kind.
Though much I want which most would have, ...