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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 Even such is Time, which takes in trust Our youth, our joys, and all we have,... 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... 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 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 Remember, that if thou marry for beauty, thou bindest thyself all thy life for that which perchance will neither last nor please thee one year; and when thou hast it, it will be to thee of no price at all; for the desire dieth when it is attained, and the affection perisheth when it is satisfied. Quote Right
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