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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 Above all things, be not made an ass to carry the burdens of other men if any friend desire thee to be his surety, give him a part of what thou has to spare if he presses thee further, he is not thy friend at all. Quote Right
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Quote Left Better were it to be unborn than to be ill bred. 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 PASSIONS are liken'd best to floods and streams: The shallow murmur, but the deep are dumb; So, when affection yields discourse, it seems The bottom is but shallow whence they come. They that are rich in words, in words discover That they are poor in that which makes a lover. Quote Right
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Quote Left But from this earth, this grave, this dust, My God shall raise me up, I trust. Quote Right
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