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On His Lady Denys

William Strode 1602 – 1645



Denys hath merited no slender praise,
In that She well supplied the Formers daies.
Conceive how Good she was, whose very worst
Unto her Knight was This, that She dyed First.

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Submitted on May 13, 2011

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Closest metre Iambic pentameter
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Words 33
Stanzas 1
Stanza Lengths 4

William Strode

William Strode (c. 1602 – 1645) was an English poet, Doctor of Divinity and Public Orator of Oxford University, one of the Worthies of Devon of John Prince (d.1723). more…

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