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Sir Walter Raleigh

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Comprehensive information about Sir Walter Raleigh including biographical information, facts, literary works, and more. 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. This educational Sir Walter Raleigh resource has information about the author's life, works, quotations, articles and essays, and more.


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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 Fain would I climb, yet fear I to fall. Quote Right
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Quote Left All men are evil and will declare themselves to be so when occasion is offered. Quote Right
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Quote Left But it is hard to know them from friends, they are so obsequious and full of protestations; for a wolf resembles a dog, so doth a flatterer a friend. Quote Right
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Quote Left War begets quiet, quiet idleness, idleness disorder, disorder ruin; likewise ruin order, order virtue, virtue glory, and good fortune. Quote Right
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