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Andrew Macphail, comp.  The Book of Sorrow.  1916.
 
VIII. Victory
Epitaph on the Countess Dowager of Pembroke
By William Browne (c. 1590–c. 1645)
 
UNDERNEATH this sable herse
Lies the subject of all verse:
Sidney’s sister, Pembroke’s mother:
Death, ere thou hast slain another
Fair and learn’d and good as she,        5
Time shall throw a dart at thee.
 
 
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