Written in her French Psalter

No crooked leg, no bleared eye,
No part deformed out of kind,
Nor yet so ugly half can be
As is the inward suspicious mind.
By Queen Elizabeth I (c.1554-1555)

2 Responses to “Written in her French Psalter”

  1. Anne Barnhill says:

    Oh dear, perhaps she is remembering her father and her grandfather!

  2. amna shafqat says:

    I wish I could find notes, analysis, comments or a critique on No crooked leg, no bleared eye, a poem by Queen Elizabeth 1 of England.

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