Francis Quarles’ Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

May 8, 1592

Death Date

September 8, 1644

Age of Death

52 years

Cause of Death

N/A

Place of Death

London, United Kingdom

Profession

Poet

The poet Francis Quarles died at the age of 52. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

British poet best known for his 1635 work Emblems. His other publications include Sions Elegies, Wept by Jeremie the Prophet; Hieroglyphikes of the Life of Man, and Solomon’s Recantation.

He was born in Essex and studied at both Christ’s College, Cambridge and Lincoln’s Inn.

His family had a history of service to British royals such as James I, Henry VIII, and Elizabeth I.

Quotes

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"I wish thee as much pleasure in the reading, as I had in the writing."

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"Wisdom not only gets, but once got, retains."

Francis Quarles
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"Meditation is the life of the soul: Action, the soul of meditation; and honor the reward of action."

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"Wickedness is its own punishment."

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"Be wisely worldly, but not worldly wise."

Francis Quarles