Edmund Waller

Edmund Waller



Title: Edmund Waller, FRS

Born: March 3, 1606
Birthplace: Coleshill, Buckinghamshire, England, United Kingdom
Died: October 21, 1687

Occupation: Poet and Politician
Profile: Best known for Go, Lovely Rose. Became a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1663.

Website: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edmund_Waller
Number of Quotes: 4





And as pale sickness does invade, Your frailer part, the breaches made, In that fair lodging still more clear, Make the bright guest, your soul, appear.

Could we forbear dispute and practise love, We should agree as angels do above.

How small a part of time they share, That are so wondrous sweet and fair!

Sir, we poets never succeed so well in writing truth as in fiction.

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