Stephen Hawes (1474-1523 / England)
Stephen Hawes (died 1523), was a popular English poet during the Tudor period who is now little known. He was probably born in Suffolk owing to the commonness of the name in that area and, if his own statement of his age may be trusted, was born about 1474. He was educated at Oxford and travelled in England, Scotland and France. On his return his various accomplishments, especially his most ... more »
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- A Ioyfull medytacyon to all Englonde of ...
- An Epitaph
- The Auctor
- The Cōforte of Louers
- The Cōuercyon of Swerers
- The Example of Vertu : Cantos I.-VII.
- The Example of Vertu : Cantos VIII.-XIV.
- The Pastime of Pleasure
- The Pastime of Pleasure : The First Part...
- The Tower of Doctrine - (from the Histor...
- The True Knight
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''O mortal folk, you may behold and seeStephen Hawes (1474-1528), British poet. The Pastime of Pleasure (l. 1-4). . . Oxford Book of English Verse, The, 1250-1918. Sir Arthur Quiller-Co...
How I lie here, sometime a mighty knight;
The end of joy and all prosperity
Is death at last, thorough his course and might;''
in your mind inwardly despiseStephen Hawes (1474-1528), British poet. The Pastime of Pleasure (l. 15-19). . . Oxford Book of English Verse, The, 1250-1918. Sir Arthur Quiller-...
The brittle world so full of doubleness,
With the vile flesh, and right soon arise
Out of your sleep of mortal heaviness;
Subdue the devil wit...