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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.
How did Francis Quarles die?
|Cause of death||N/A|
|Age of death||52 years|
|Birthday||May 8, 1592|
|Death date||September 8, 1644|
|Place of death||London, United Kingdom|
|Place of burial||N/A|
"Luxury is an enticing pleasure, a bastard mirth, which hath honey in her mouth, gall in her heart, and a sting in her tail."Francis Quarles
"The sufficiency of merit is to know that my merit is not sufficient."Francis Quarles
"He that hath no cross deserves no crown."Francis Quarles
"It is the lot of man but once to die."Francis Quarles
"And he repents in thorns that sleeps in beds of roses."Francis Quarles