PAsse not by,
Search and you may
Find a treasure
Worth your stay.
What makes a Danvers5 Would you find?
In a fayre bodie
A fayre mind.
Sr John Danvers' earthly part
Here is copied out by art; 10 But his heavenly and divine,
In his progenie doth shine.
Had he only brought them forth,
Know that much had been his worth;
Ther's no monument to a sonne, 15 Reade him there, and I have done.
SAcred Marble, safely keepe
His dvst who vnder thee must sleepe
Vntill the graues againe restore
Theire dead, and Time shalbe no more:
Meane while, if hee (Wch all thinges weares) 5 Doe ruine thee; or if the teares
On Sir John Danvers. From John Aubrey Wiltshire Collections, ed. J. E. Jackson . Devizes, 1862. Less correctly printed in Aubrey's Collections for Wilts., Part I.
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