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Michael Drayton Quotes

Date of Death: 1631-12-23 (Tuesday, December 23rd, 1631)



    • Had in him those brave translunary things That the first poets had.
    • For that fine madness still he did retain Which rightly should possess a poet's brain.
    • The coast was clear.
    • Since there's no help, come let us kiss and part.
    • When faith is kneeling by his bed of death, And innocence is closing up his eyes, Now if thou wouldst, when all have given him over, From death to life thou might'st him yet recover.
    • Fair stood the wind for France, When we our sails advance, Nor now to prove our chance, Longer will tarry; But putting to the main At Kaux, the mouth of Seine, With all his martial train, Landed King Harry.
    • Yet have we well begun, Battles so bravely won Have ever to the sun By fame been raised.
    • Victor I will remain Or on this earth lie slain, Never shall she sustain Loss to redeem me.
    • Oh, when shall English men With such acts fill a pen, Or England breed again Such a King Harry?
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