Mary Sidney Herbert

England
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The Triumph Of Dead : Chap. 1

That gallant lady, gloriously bright,
The stately pillar once of worthiness,
And now a little dust, a naked sprite,
Turn'd from her wars a joyful conqueress,
Her wars, where she had foil'd the mighty foe
Whose wily stratagems the world distress,
And foil'd him not with sword, with spear, or bow,
But with chaste heart, fair visage, upright thought,
Wise speech, which did with honour linked go.
And, Love's new plight to see, strange wonders wrought,
With shiver'd bow, chaste arrows, quenched flame,
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iop sall 07 October 2018
That gallant lady, gloriously bright, The stately pillar once of worthiness, And now a little dust, a naked sprite, Turn'd from her wars a j
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joe too 07 October 2018
But with chaste heart, fair visage, upright thought, Wise speech, which did with honour linked go. And, Love's new plight to see, strange wonders wrought, With shiver'd bow, chaste arrows, quenched flame, While here some slain, and there lay others caught. She, and the rest, who in the glorious fame
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jor too 07 October 2018
great! Mary Sidney Herbert, Mary Sidney Herbert
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