Treasure Island

Francis Quarles

(8 May 1592 – 8 September 1644 / Romford, Essex, England)

Epigram


My soul, sit thou a patient looker-on;
Judge not the play before the play is done:
Her plot hath many changes; every day
Speaks a new scene; the last act crowns the play.

Submitted: Thursday, January 01, 2004
Edited: Friday, June 22, 2012

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