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Poem by Fulke Greville Brooke


Caelica 83. You that seek what life is in death


You that seek what life is in death,
Now find it air that once was breath.
New names unknown, old names gone:
Till time end bodies, but souls none.
            Reader! then make time, while you be,
            But steps to your eternity.



Fulke Greville Brooke


Fulke Greville Brooke's other poems:
  1. Caelica 12. Cupid, thou naughty boy, when thou wert loathed
  2. Caelica 16. Fie, foolish earth, think you the heaven wants glory
  3. Caelica 29. The nurse-life wheat within his green husk growing
  4. Caelica 4. You little stars that live in skies
  5. Elegy for Philip Sidney


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