Dowson, Ernest Christopher
Non Sum Qualis Eram Bonae sub Regno Cynarae,with its refrain,
I have been faithful to thee, Cynara! in my fashion.A Roman Catholic, Dowson wrote some very fine religious poetry. He also made some notable translations from the French and wrote a novel and a play.
See his works (ed. by D. Flower, 1934) and his letters (ed. by D. Flower and H. Maas, 1968); biographies by T. B. Swann (1964), J. M. Longaker (3d ed. 1967), and J. Adams (2000).
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