Tritons, which bounding dive Through Neptune's liquid plain, Whenas ye shall arrive With tilting tides where silver Ora plays, And to your king his wat'ry tribute pays, Tell how I dying live, And burn in midst of all the coldest main.
- by William Drummond of Hawthornden (1585 - 1649) [author's text not yet checked against a primary source]
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