Poetry Explorer- Classic Contemporary Poetry, OMNIA SOMNIA, by JOSHUA SYLVESTER



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First Line: Go, silly worm, drudge, trudge, and travell
Last Line: To prove thy days but dream and slumber.
Subject(s): Death; Dead, The


Go, silly worm, drudge, trudge, and travel,
Despising pain,
So thou may'st gain
Some honour, or some golden gravel:
But Death the while (to fill his number)
With sudden call
Takes thee from all,
To prove thy days but dream and slumber.





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