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EPIGRAM: 5, by             Poet's Biography
First Line: He is not dead that sometime hath a fall
Last Line: Doeth ryse again and greater wode doeth bind.
Alternate Author Name(s): Wyat, Thomas
Variant Title(s): Egerton Manuscript: 60. From The City
Subject(s): Death; Fortune; Sun; Wind; Dead, The


He is not dead that sometime hath a fall,
The sonne retorneth that was under the cloud,
And when fortune hath spitt oute all her gall,
I trust good luck to me shall be allowed.
For I have sene a shipp into heaven fall
After the storme hath broke boeth mast and shrowed,
And eke the willowe that stoppeth with the wind
Doeth ryse again and greater wode doeth bind.





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