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Francis Quarles

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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Francis Quarles - Works
... 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 of four "centuries ... by CH 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 ...

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    Like to the Artick needle, that doth guide
    The wand’ring shade by his magnetick pow’r,
    And leaves his silken Gnomon to decide
    The question of the controverted houre;
    —Francis Quarles (1592–1644)

    It is an art apart. Saint Francis of Assisi said—”All saints can do miracles, but few of them can keep hotel.”
    Mark Twain [Samuel Langhorne Clemens] (1835–1910)