Francis Quarles

(8 May 1592 – 8 September 1644 / Romford, Essex, England)

Francis Quarles Poems

1. On the World 1/3/2003
2. My Beloved Is Mine and I Am His 1/3/2003
3. Why dost thou Shade thy Lovely Face? 12/31/2002
4. Epigram 1/1/2004
5. A Good Night 12/31/2002
6. A Divine Rapture 1/4/2003
7. On the Infancy of Our Savior 1/1/2004
8. On The World 4/20/2010
9. The Shortness Of Life 4/20/2010
10. On The Life And Death Of Man 4/20/2010
11. Delight In God Only 4/20/2010
12. Respice Finem 1/3/2003
13. The Loadstone 4/20/2010
14. Hos ego versiculos 1/1/2004
15. Epigram - On Players And Ballad-Singers 4/20/2010
16. On Change Of Weather 3/27/2012
17. An Ecstacy 3/27/2012
18. From 'The History of Samson' 10/22/2014
19. From 'A Feast for Wormes' 10/22/2014
20. Sonnets 10/22/2014

Respice Finem

MY soul, sit thou a patient looker-on;
Judge not the play before the play is done:
Her plot hath many changes; every day
Speaks a new scene; the last act crowns the play.

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