Sir John Wingefield
Donne, John. The Satires, Epigrams and Verse Letters of John Donne. Edited by W. Milgate. London: Oxford University Press, 1967: 51.
1Beyond th'old pillers many have travailed
2Towards the suns cradle, and his throne, and bed.
3A fitter piller our Earle did bestow
4In that late Island; for he well did know
5Farther than Wingefield no man dares to go.
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