Edmund Waller

1605 - 1687

A Quote by Edmund Waller on yielding

The yielding marble of her snowy breast.

Edmund Waller (1605 - 1687)

Source: On a Lady passing through a Crowd of People.

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A Quote by Edmund Waller

Illustrious acts high raptures do infuse, And every conqueror creates a muse.

Edmund Waller (1605 - 1687)

Source: Panegyric on Cromwell.

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A Quote by Edmund Waller on death and fate

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That eagle's fate and mine are one, Which on the shaft that made him die Espied a feather of his own, Wherewith he wont to soar so high.

Edmund Waller (1605 - 1687)

Source: To a Lady singing a Song of his Composing.

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A Quote by Edmund Waller on angels and sacred

In such green palaces the first kings reign'd, Slept in their shades, and angels entertain'd; With such old counsellors they did advise, And by frequenting sacred groves grew wise.

Edmund Waller (1605 - 1687)

Source: On St. James's Park.

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