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Author: davies , john
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Davies (1565-1618), John   
Alternate Author Name(s): Welsh Poet; Davies Of Hereford, John
1 poems available by this author


TO MY BROWNE, YET BRIGHTEST SWAIN / THAT WOONS, OR ... PLAIN    Poem Text    
First Line: Pipe on, sweet swain, till joy, in bliss, sleep waking
Last Line: Dum carmen gratulatorium.
Subject(s): Browne, William (1591-1645)



Davies (1569-1626), John   
4 poems available by this author


CONTENTION BETWEEN FOUR MAIDS CONCERNING ... ADDED MOST PERFECTION    Poem Text    
First Line: Our fairest garland, made of beauty's flowers
Last Line: If not, she 's rich because she is content.
Subject(s): Perfection; Virtue; Wealth; Riches; Fortunes


NOSCE TEIPSUM: AFFLICTION    Poem Text    
First Line: If aught can teach us aught, affliction's looks
Last Line: Which is a proud, and yet a wretched thing.
Subject(s): Affliction


NOSCE TEIPSUM: WHICH IS A PROUD, AND YET A WRETCHED THING    Poem Text    
First Line: I know my body's of so frail a kind
Last Line: Which is a proud, and yet a wretched thing.
Variant Title(s): A Proud And Yet A Wretched Thing
Subject(s): Bodies; Self


THE DANCING OF THE AIR    Poem Text    
First Line: And now behold your tender nurse, the air
Last Line: As two at once encumber not the place.
Subject(s): Air; Nature