John Cleveland

(16 June 1613 – 29 April 1658 / Loughborough, England)

John Cleveland Quotes

    The Scots Apostasie

    Is't come to this? What shall the cheeks of fame
    Stretch'd with the breath of learned Loudon's name,
    Be flogg'd again? And that great piece of sense,
    As rich in loyalty and eloquence,
    Brought to the test be found a trick of state,
    Like chemist's tinctures, proved adulterate;
    The devil sure such language did achieve,
    To cheat our unforewarned grand-dam Eve,
    As this imposture found out to be sot