Francis Quarles

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

Francis Quarles Quotes

    Hos Ego Versiculos


    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;