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Andrew Marvell

Andrew Marvell
Andrew Marvell (621 – 1678) was an English metaphysical poet, satirist, and politician who sat in the House of Commons at various times between 1659 and 1678. During the Commonwealth period, he was a colleague and friend of John Milton.
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My Love is of a birth as rare As 'tis for object strange and high: It was begotten by despair Upon Impossibility. Magnanimous Despair alone Could show me so divine a thing, Where feeble Hope could ne’r have flown But vainly flapt its Tinsel...