In Withers poetical "rhomboidall dirges" [s.Faksimile] we learn from the autor
a) in poem1: that because he played with the burning coals of...flames he deeply sunk , asking himself if he ever will raise again?
b) in poem 2: that he perished in his youth sweet prime. - "Unmoaned" he must die and no man will ever know about his "Fatal time"
Blog 469 could show, that encyclopedic information about George Wither (e.g. born in 1588!) is by no means assured knowledge.-
A mighty series of arguments (German) has been collected that George Wither belonged to the pseudonyms of Christopher Marlowe, who had survivied but given up his name and identity.- (Listen also to the other 4 romboidall dirges .--below!)