Saturday, September 3, 2016
From The Complete Works of William Diaper, edited by Dorothy Broughton
"Poets, like rightful Kings, can never dye,
Heav'ns Sacred Ointment will the Throne supply,
And Tityrus, when he draws his latest Breath,
Will to some Darling Youth the valu'd Pipe bequeath."
from Dryades: A Poem