Samuel Daniel

(1562 - 1620 / England)

Samuel Daniel Quotes

    Sonnet Iii: If So It Hap

    If so it hap this offspring of my care,
    These fatal Anthems, sad and mournful Songs,
    Come to their view, who like afflicted are;
    Let them yet sigh their own, and moan my wrongs.
    But untouch'd hearts, with unaffected eye,
    Approach not to behold so great distress:
    Clear-sighted you, soon note what is awry,
    Whilst blinded ones mine errors never guess.
    You blinded souls whom youth and errors lead,

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