Charles Cotton (28 April 1630 – 16 February 1687) was an English poet and writer, best known for translating the work of Michel de Montaigne from the French, for his contributions to The Compleat Angler, and for the highly influential The Compleat Gamester which has been attributed to him.
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... involving enslaved African people who were the source of manual labor on cotton plantations throughout the South ... Scarlett accepts a proposal of marriage from Melanie's brother, Charles Hamilton ... Charles dies from measles two months after the war begins ...
... William Oldys contributed a life of Cotton to Hawkins's edition (1760) of the Compleat Angler ... Cotton's translation of Montaigne was edited in 1892, and in a more elaborate form in 1902, by W ... or relegated to the notes the passages in which Cotton interpolates his own matter, and supplied Cotton's omissions ...
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“And now on benches all are sat
In the cool air to sit and chat,
Till Phoebus, dipping in the West,
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