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Selected Poetry of Sir Henry Wotton (1568-1639)

from Representative Poetry On-line
Prepared by members of the Department of English at the University of Toronto
from 1912 to the present and published by the University of Toronto Press from 1912 to 1967.
RPO Edited by Ian Lancashire
A UTEL (University of Toronto English Library) Edition
Published by the Web Development Group, Information Technology Services, University of Toronto Libraries
© 2003, Ian Lancashire for the Department of English, University of Toronto

Index to poems

Lord of himself, though not of lands;
And having nothing, yet hath all.
        (The Character of a Happy Life, 23-24)
  1. The Character of a Happy Life
  2. You Meaner Beauties Of The Night

Biographical information

Given name: Sir Henry
Family name: Wotton
Birth date: 1568
Death date: 1639