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EPIGRAM ON THE COUNTESS OF SOMERSET'S PICTURE, by             Poet's Biography
First Line: The pitied fortune most men chiefly hate
Last Line: Should quickly fall in love with misery.
Alternate Author Name(s): Browne, William Of Tavistock
Subject(s): Howard, Frances (D. 1632); Portraits


THE pitied fortune most men chiefly hate,
And rather think the envied fortunate:
Yet I, if Misery did look as she,
Should quickly fall in love with Misery.





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