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Isabella Whitney

  • Such friends as have been absent long / more joyful be at meeting / Than those which ever present are / and daily have their greeting.

    • Isabella Whitney,
    • "The 1. Flower," A Sweet Nosegay, or Pleasant Posye: Containing a Hundred and Ten Phylosophicall Flowers ()
  • Such poor folk as to law do go, / are driven oft to curse: / But in mean while, the Lawyer thrives / the money in his purse.

    • Isabella Whitney,
    • "The 104. Flower," A Sweet Nosegay, or Pleasant Posye: Containing a Hundred and Ten Phylosophicall Flowers ()

Isabella Whitney, English poet

(1540 - 1578)

Her dates are approximate.