The poet Francis Quarles died at the age of 52. Here is all you want to know, and more!
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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.
"I wish thee as much pleasure in the reading, as I had in the writing."Francis Quarles
"Wisdom not only gets, but once got, retains."Francis Quarles
"Meditation is the life of the soul: Action, the soul of meditation; and honor the reward of action."Francis Quarles
"Wickedness is its own punishment."Francis Quarles
"Be wisely worldly, but not worldly wise."Francis Quarles