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Sir William Davenant (baptised 3 March 1606 – 7 April 1668), also spelled D'Avenant, was an English poet and playwright. Along with Thomas Killigrew, Davenant was one of the rare figures in English Renaissance theatre whose career spanned both the Caroline and Restoration eras and who was active both before and after the English Civil War and during the Interregnum.. English poet and playwright


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Quote Left In every grave make room, make room! The world's at an end, and we come, we come. Quote Right
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Quote Left Before we shall again behold In his diurnal race the world's great eye,... Quote Right
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Quote Left Calamity is the perfect glass wherein we truly see and know ourselves. Quote Right
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Quote Left O harmless Death! whom still the valiant brave, The wise expect, the sorrowful invite,... Quote Right
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