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Robert Wever

(England)

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Robert Wever was an English poet of the sixteenth century (floruit c. 1550) about whom little biographical information seems to have survived. An Enterlude called lusty Juventus, an interlude, attributed to him, was published in 1565. The poem In Youth is Pleasure (In a herber green asleep whereas I lay...), is a popular and remembered anthology piece, and has been several times set to music. more »

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  • ''Of her alone to have a sight,
    Which is my joy and heart's delight.''
    Robert Wever (fl. C. 1550), British poet. Lusty Juventus (l. 10-11). . . Oxford Book of English Verse, The, 1250-1918. Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch, e...
  • ''In a herber green, asleep where I lay,
    The birds sang sweet in the mids of the day;
    I dreamed fast of mirth and play.
    In youth is pleasure, in youth is pleasure.''
    Robert Wever (fl. C. 1550), British poet. Lusty Juventus (l. 1-4). . . Oxford Book of English Verse, The, 1250-1918. Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch, ed....
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