John Abbott

(1587/1588 – c. 1650 / London, England)

John Abbott Quotes

  • ''Mothers have as powerful an influence over the welfare of future generations, as all other causes combined.''
    John Abbott. The Mother at Home; or the Principles of Maternal Duty, John Abbott, Crocker and Brewster (1833). Worlds Apart, ch. 2 (1978).
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Devovt Rhapsodies

Sermo Primus

To the Right Honourable, Philip Herbert, Earle of Pembroke and Montgomerie; And to the Lord Philip Herbert his Son.

The Argument

As branches doe the Roote, Rivers obey
The Ocean, smaller lines their tribute pay,
And homage to the Centre, as the Sreames

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