Abraham Cowley Quotes (96 quotes)
The Garden, ii; reported in Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919).
To Dr. Scarborough; reported in Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919).
The Works ... Re-edited. - London, G. Kearsley 1806 (1806 edition)
“Fond archer, Hope! who tak'st thy aim so far,
That still or short, or wide thine arrows are!”
“Why to mute fish should'st thou thyself discover
And not to me, thy no less silent lover?”
Bathing in the River.
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsAbraham Cowley
Died: July 28, 1667 (aged 49)
Bio: Abraham Cowley was an English poet born in the City of London late in 1618. He was one of the leading English poets of the 17th century, with 14 printings of his Works published between 1668 and 1721.