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Matthew Prior

Matthew Prior (21 July 1664 – 18 September 1721) was an English poet and diplomat.

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Matthew Prior
... Matthew Prior (21 July 1664 – 18 September 1721) was an English poet and diplomat ... Prior was the son of a Nonconformist joiner at Wimborne Minster, East Dorset ... It was to avoid being separated from Montagu and his brother James that Prior accepted, against his patron's wish, a scholarship recently founded at St John's College, Cambridge ...

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    Venus, take my votive glass:
    Since I am not what I was,
    What from this day I shall be,
    Venus, let me never see.
    Matthew Prior (1664–1721)

    And Venus to the Loves around
    Remarked how ill we all dissembled.
    —Matthew Prior (1664–1721)

    This is the one of whom the prophet Isaiah spoke when he said, “The voice of one crying out in the wilderness: ‘Prepare the way of the Lord, make his paths straight.’ “
    Bible: New Testament, Matthew 3:3.