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First Line: Of all the thousand verses you have writ
Last Line: Nor shame nor fame can scale a churchyard wall.
Variant Title(s): To Any Poet
Subject(s): Fame; Poetry & Poets; Reputation


OF all the thousand verses you have writ,
If Time spare none, you will not care at all;
If Time spare one, you will not know of it:
Nor shame nor fame can scale a churchyard wall.





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