Andrew Marvell

(31 March 1621 – 16 August 1678 / Yorkshire, England)

Andrew Marvell Quotes

    Cromwell's Return

    An Horatian Ode upon Cromwell's Return From Ireland

    The forward youth that would appear
    Must now forsake his muses dear,
    Nor in the shadows sing,
    His numbers languishing.
    'Tis time to leave the books in dust,
    And oil the unusèd armour's rust:
    Removing from the wall

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