Philip Sidney

Philip Sidney

Sir Philip Sidney (30 November 1554 – 17 October 1586) was an English poet, courtier and soldier, and is remembered as one of the most prominent figures of the Elizabethan Age. His works include Astrophel and Stella, The Defence of Poesy (also known as The Defence of Poetry or An Apology for Poetry), and The Countess of Pembroke's Arcadia.

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Famous quotes by philip sidney:

    O take fast hold; let that light be thy guide
    In this small course which birth draws out to death,
    —Sir Philip Sidney (1554–1586)

    And now hath made me to his hand so right
    That in the manage myself takes delight.
    —Sir Philip Sidney (1554–1586)