A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature/Sibbes, Richard

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Sibbes, Richard (1577-1635). -- Divine, was at Camb., where he held various academic posts, of which he was deprived by the High Commission on account of his Puritanism. He was the author of several devotional works expressing intense religious feeling -- The Saint's Cordial (1629), The Bruised Reed and Smoking Flax, etc. He was a man of great learning.