Francis Quarles

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

Respice Finem - Poem by Francis Quarles

MY soul, sit thou a patient looker-on;
Judge not the play before the play is done:
Her plot hath many changes; every day
Speaks a new scene; the last act crowns the play.


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Poem Submitted: Friday, January 3, 2003



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