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 ... Divine Poems (1633) Hieroglyphikes of the Life of Man (1638) Memorials Upon the Death of Sir Robert Quarles, Knight (1639), in honor of his brother Enchyridion, containing Institutions ... 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 appreciation of Quarles's value ...
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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)
“Hey, cut the crap! The Pope, the Holy Father himself, has this very day blessed Michael Corleone. You think you know better than the Pope?”
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