An Excerpt from

Mustapha (1609)

by Fulke Greville, Lord Brooke


[ALLEGIANCE.]

I first am Nature's subject, then my prince's ;
I will not serve to Innocency's ruin :
Whose heaven is Earth, let them believe in princes ;
My God is not the God of subtle murder.

(II, i)



Source:
Grosart, Alexander B., Ed. The Friend of Sir Philip Sidney.
London: Elliot Stock, 1894. 31.




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