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As the birds do love the spring,
Or the bees their careful king
I do love thee as my lambs
Are belovėd of their dams
My lady's presence makes the roses red, because to see her lips they blush for shame.
I did not know that thou wert dead before;
I did not feel the grief I did sustain;
The greater stroke astonisheth the more;
Astonishment takes from us sense of pain.
I stood amazed when others' tears begun,
And now begin to weep when they have done.
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Ambition may be defined as the willingness to receive any number of hits on the nose.
October 9, 1613
Henry Constable was an English poet, known particularly for Diana, one of the first English sonnet sequences. In 1591 he converted to Catholicism, and lived in exile on the continent for some years.
Elizabethan Sonnet-Cycles Delia-Diana
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Diana: Elizabethan Sonnet Cycle
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