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Comprehensive information about Sir Philip Sidney including biographical information, facts, literary works, and more. Sir Philip Sidney became one of the Elizabethan Age's most prominent figures. Famous in his day in England as a poet, courtier and soldier, he remains known as the author of Astrophel and Stella (1581, pub. 1591), The Defence of Poetry and The Countess of Pembroke's Arcadia (1580, pub. 1590).. Elizabethan era English poet courtier and soldier This educational Sir Philip Sidney resource has information about the author's life, works, quotations, articles and essays, and more.

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Quote Left Oft have I mused, but now at length I find, Why those that die, men say they do depart. Quote Right
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Quote Left But words came halting forth, wanting Inventions stayInvention, Natures child, fled step-dame Studys blows...Biting my truant pen, beating myself for spite,Fool, said my Muse to me look in thy heart and write. Quote Right
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Quote Left Fearfulness, contrary to all other vices, maketh a man think the better of another, the worse of himself. Quote Right
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Quote Left No sword bites so fiercly as an evil tongue. Quote Right
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Quote Left Yea, worse than death: death parts both woe and joy: From joy I part, still living in annoy. Quote Right
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