Fair summer droops, droop men and beasts therefore: So fair a summer look for never more. All good things vanish, less than in a day, Peace, plenty, pleasure, suddenly decay. Go not yet away, bright soul of the sad year; The earth is hell when thou leav'st to appear.
The Unfortunate Traveller and Other Works (ed. Penguin UK, 2006) - ISBN: 9780141905563