Francis Quarles (8 May 1592 – 8 September 1644) was an English poet most famous for his Emblem book aptly entitled Emblems.
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... The works of Quarles include A Feast for Wormes ... Memorials Upon the Death of Sir Robert Quarles, Knight (1639), in honor of his brother Enchyridion, containing Institutions Divine and Moral (1640–41), a collection of four "centuries" of ... These are reproduced in the complete edition (1874) of Quarles included in the "Chertsey Worthies Library" by Dr AB Grosart, who provides an introductory memoir and an ...
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“Like to the Artick needle, that doth guide
The wandring shade by his magnetick powr,
And leaves his silken Gnomon to decide
The question of the controverted houre;”
—Francis Quarles (15921644)
“Make friends with the angels, who though invisible are always with you.... Often invoke them, constantly praise them, and make good use of their help and assistance in all your temporal and spiritual affairs.”
—St. Francis De Sales (15671622)