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Edmund Waller

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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


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Quote Left The fear of hell, or aiming to be blest, savors too much of private interest. 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.
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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 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 To love is to believe, to hope, to know; Tis an essay, a taste of Heaven below! Quote Right
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Book: Shattered Sighs