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Barnabe Googe

(1540-1594 / England)

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Barnabe Googe or Gooche (1540 - 1594) (also spelled Barnaby Googe) was an English poet and translator, one of the earliest English pastoral poets.

Barnabe Googe was born on June 11, 1540, in London or Kent, the son of Robert Googe, recorder of Lincoln.

He studied at the strongly Reformist Christ's College, Cambridge, and was long thought to have also studied at New College, ... more »

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  • Give money me, take friendship whoso list,
    For friends are gone come once adversity.
    When money yet remaineth safe in chest,
    That quickly can thee bring from misery.
    Fair f...
    Barnabe Googe (1540-1594), British poet. Of Money (l. 1-5). . . Norton Anthology of Poetry, The. Alexander W. Allison and others, eds. (3d ed., 19...
  • ''The oftener seen, the more I lust,''
    Barnabe Googe (1540-1594), British poet. Out of Sight, Out of Mind (l. 1). . . 100 Poems by 100 Poets; an Anthology. Harold Pinter, Geoffrey Godbe...
  • ''Thy absence therefore like I best.''
    Barnabe Googe (1540-1594), British poet. Out of Sight, Out of Mind (l. 6). . . 100 Poems by 100 Poets; an Anthology. Harold Pinter, Geoffrey Godbe...
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