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   English Poetry I: From Chaucer to Gray.
The Harvard Classics.  1909–14.
 
205. On the Countess Dowager of Pembroke
 
William Browne (?) (1591–1643(?))
 
 
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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