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William Browne

Epitaph

On the Countess Dowager of Pembroke

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,
Time shall throw a dart at thee.

 
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About the poet
William Browne
 
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Epitaph: In Obitum M.S. Xº Maij, 1614
 
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