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Barnabe Googe

Barnabe Googe or Gooche (11 June 1540 – 7 February 1594) (also spelled Barnaby Googe) was a poet and translator, one of the earliest English pastoral poets.

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Barnabe Googe - Poetry
... Googe's poems are written in the Plain or Native Style, which preceded and subsequently competed with the Petrarchan style ... poetry than the alliterative Native Style Googe's tonic accents are heavy, the unaccents light the result is sometimes deliberately blunt and plodding ... Googe's poem Of Money ("Give money me, take friendship whoso list / For friends are gone come once adversity...") is a well-known example of the tradition ...

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    Thy absence therefore like I best.
    Barnabe Googe (1540–1594)

    Give money me, take friendship whoso list,
    For friends are gone come once adversity.
    When money yet remaineth safe in chest,
    That quickly can thee bring from misery.
    Fair face show friends when riches do abound;
    —Barnabe Googe (1540–1594)