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Sir Walter Raleigh

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Sir Walter Raleigh is a famed English writer, poet, courtier, aristocrat, and explorer. His most influential work of poetry was entitled "The Lie." He was born in Devon, England and died in London.

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Quote Left What is our life? a play of passion; Our mirth the music of division;... Quote Right
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Quote Left Our graves that hide us from the searching sun Are like drawn curtains when the play is done.... Quote Right
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Quote Left Even such is Time, which takes in trust Our youth, our joys, and all we have,... Quote Right
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Quote Left Hatreds are the cinders of affection. Quote Right
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Quote Left All, or the greatest part of men that have aspired to riches or power, have attained thereunto either by force or fraud, and what they have by craft or cruelty gained, to cover the foulness of their fact, they call purchase, as a name more honest. Howsoever, he that for want of will or wit useth not those means, must rest in servitude and poverty. Quote Right
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