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Comprehensive information about Edmund Waller including biographical information, facts, literary works, and more. Edmund Waller, FRS (3 March 1606 – 21 October 1687) was an English poet and politician who sat in the House of Commons at various times between 1624 and 1679.. English poet and politician This educational Edmund Waller resource has information about the author's life, works, quotations, articles and essays, and more.


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Quote Left Go, lovely rose!
Tell her that wastes her time and me
That now she knows,
When I resemble her to thee,
How sweet and fair she seems to be.
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Quote Left A narrow compass! and yet there Dwelt all that 's good, and all that 's fair; Give me but what this riband bound, Take all the rest the sun goes round. Quote Right
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Quote Left Go, lovely rose! Tell her that wastes her time and me That now she knows, When I resemble her to thee, How sweet and fair she seems to be. Quote Right
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Quote Left The lark that shuns on lofty boughs to build, Her humble nest, lies silent in the field. Quote Right
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Quote Left Then die that she The common fate of all things rare May read in thee; Quote Right
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