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EPIGRAM ON ONE BORN BLIND, AND SO DEAD, by             Poet's Biography
First Line: Who (but some one like thee) could ever say
Last Line: Gives thee a longer till the day of doom.
Alternate Author Name(s): Browne, William Of Tavistock
Subject(s): Blindness; Visually Handicapped


WHO (but some one like thee) could ever say,
He master'd Death from robbing him a day?
Or was Death ever yet so kind to any?
One night she took from thee, from others many,
And yet, to recompense it, in thy tomb
Gives thee a longer till the day of doom.





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