Scottish colonial developer
William Alexander, 1st Earl of Stirling (c. 1567 in Menstrie, Clackmannanshire – 12 February 1640) was a Scottish poet.
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- O if thou knew’st how thou thyself dost harm,
And dost prejudge thy bliss, and spoil my rest;
Then thou would’st melt the ice out of thy breast
And thy relenting heart would kindly warm.
- Sonnet: To Aurora.
- The weaker sex, to piety more prone
- Doomsday, Hour v, lv .