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 ... of the Life of Man (1638) 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 ... Bennett and WA Rogers 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)
“Then came the Lord Chamberlain with his white staff,
And all the people began to laugh;
And then the Queen began to speak,
Youre welcome home, Sir Francis Drake.”
—Unknown. Upon Sir Francis Drakes Return from His Voyage about the World, and the Queens Meeting Him (l. 58)