Author:Francis Quarles

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Francis Quarles
(1592–1644)
English poet
Francis Quarles

Works[edit]

  • Emblems
  • 'Francis Quarles', Arthur Quiller-Couch ed., Oxford Book of English Verse 1250-1900, v. 276—77
  • A Feast for Wormes. Set forth in a Poeme of the History of Jonah (1620), which contains other scriptural paraphrases, besides the one that furnishes the title; Hadassa; or the History of Queene Ester (1621)
  • Job Militant, with Meditations Divine and Moral (1624)
  • Sions Elegies, wept by Jeremie the Prophet (1624)
  • Sions Sonets sung by Solomon the King (1624), a paraphrase of the Canticles
  • The Historic of Samson (1631)
  • Alphabet of Elegies upon ... Dr Aylmer (1625)
  • Argalus and Parthenia (1629), the subject of which is borrowed from Philip Sidney's Arcadia
  • four books of Divine Fancies digested into Epigrams, Meditations and Observations (1632)
  • a reissue of his scriptural paraphrases and the Alphabet of Elegies as Divine Poems (1633)
  • Hieroglyphikes of the Life of Man (1638)
  • Memorials Upon the Death of Sir Robert Quarles, Knight (1639), in honor of his brother
  • Enchyridion, containing Institutions Divine and Moral (1640-41), a collection of four "centuries" of miscellaneous aphorisms
  • Observations concerning Princes and States upon Peace and Warre (1642)
  • Boanerges and Barnabas--Wine and Oyle for ... afflicted Soules (1644-46), collection of miscellaneous reflections
  • three violent Royalist tracts (1644), The Loyal Convert, The Whipper Whipt, and The New Distemper, reissued in one volume in 1645 with the title of The Profest Royalist
  • His quarrel with the Times, and some elegies
  • Solomon's Recantation ... (1645), which contains a memoir by his widow
  • The Shepheards' Oracles (1646)
  • A second part of Boanerges and Barnabas (1646)
  • A broadside entitled A Direfull Anathema against Peace-haters (1647)
  • An interlude, The Virgin Widow (1649)
  • Hosanna, or Divine poems on the Passion of Christ

Works about Quarles[edit]


Works by this author published before January 1, 1923 are in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago. Translations or editions published later may be copyrighted. Posthumous works may be copyrighted based on how long they have been published in certain countries and areas.