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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, ed. Poems of Places: An Anthology in 31 Volumes.
England: Vols. I–IV. 1876–79.

Dean Priory

Discontents in Devon

By Robert Herrick (1591–1674)

MORE discontents I never had

Since I was born then here,

Where I have been, and still am sad,

In this dull Devonshire.

Yet justly too I must confesse,

I ne’r invented such

Ennobled numbers for the presse,

Then where I loath’d so much.