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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
Thomas Carew. (1595?–1639?)
 
 
1
    He that loves a rosy cheek,
  Or a coral lip admires,
Or from star-like eyes doth seek
  Fuel to maintain his fires,—
As old Time makes these decay,
So his flames must waste away.
          Disdain Returned.
2
    Then fly betimes, for only they
Conquer Love that run away.
          Conquest of Flight.
3
    An untimely grave. 1
          On the Duke of Buckingham.
4
    The magic of a face.
          Epitaph on the Lady S——.
 
Note 1.
An untimely grave.—Tate and Brady: Psalm vii. [back]
 

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