Francis Quarles

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

Quotations

Hos ego versiculos

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LIKE to the damaske rose you see,
Or like the blossome on the tree,
Or like the daintie flower of May,
Or like the Morning to the day,
Or like the Sunne, or like the shade,
Or like the Gourd which Jonas had;

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