In Defiance of Fortune

Original Text: 
George Puttenham, The Arte of English Poesie. (1589); facs. edn. (Amsterdam: Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, 1971) . PN 1031 P88 1589AB Robarts Library. Poems, ed. Leicester Bradner (Providence, R.I., Brown University Press, 1964): 5, 73.
1Never think you fortune can bear the sway
2Where virtue's force can cause her to obey.
Publication Start Year: 
RPO poem Editors: 
Ian Lancashire
RPO Edition: 
RPO 1996-2000.