Poet Lore/Volume 4/Number 8-9

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Poet Lore, vol. 4, no. 8-9. (1892)
edited by Charlotte Porter and Helen A. Clarke
3274867Poet Lore, vol. 4, no. 8-9.1892


8 and 9.

——wilt thou not haply saie
Truth needs no collour with his collour fixt,
Beautie no pensell, beauties truth to lay:
But best is best, if neuer intermixt
Because he needs no praise, wilt thou be dumb?
Excuse not silence so, for’t lies in thee,
To make him much out-liue a gilded tombe:
And to be praised of ages yet to be.
Then do thy office ——

Contents of numbers 8–9 (not included in the original text)