Poems, by Andrew Marvell

In Effigiem Oliveri Cromwell


Haec est quae toties Inimicos Umbra fugavit,

At sub quâ Cives Otia lenta terunt.

Translation by A. B. Grosart.

On the Portrait of Oliver Cromwell

Before this shadow oft his en’mies fled;

Beneath it lives secure the people led.


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