I played with fire, did counsel spurn, Made life my common stake; But never thought that fire would burn, O that a soul could ache.
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|17th April, 1621
|23rd April, 1695
Henry Vaughan was born in Brecknockshire, Wales. He was a Welsh metaphysical poet. He is chiefly known for his religious poetry contained in Silex Scintillans, which was published in 1650, with a second part published in 1655. He educated at Jesus College, Oxford. He wrote several books include: Poems with the Tenth Satire of Juvenal Englished, Olor Iscanus, Flores Solitudinis, Hermetical Physics, and The Chymists Key.
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