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Some years afterwards , “ business , " says Sprat , “ passed of course into other
hands ; " and Cowley being no longer useful at Paris , was in 1636 sent back into
England , that “ un“ der pretence of privacy and retirement , he “ might take ...
So doth each tear , Which thee doth wear , A globe , yea world , by that
impression grow , Till thy tears mixt with mine do overflow This world , by waters
sent from thee my heaven dissolved so . On reading the following lines the
reader may ...
He was sent to parliament in his eighteenth , if not in his fixteenth , year , and
frequented the court of James the First , where he heard a very remarkable
conversation , which the writer of the Life prefixa ed to his Works , who seems to
There is no doubt but the sense of “ what this nation hath suffered from the preso
sent bishops , hath produced these com“ plaints ; and the apprehensions men
have of s fuffering the like , in time to come , make so “ many desire the taking ...
... began to set the royal authority at open defiance , Waller is faid to have
withdrawn from the house , and to have returned with the king ' s permission ; and
, when the king set up his standard , he sent him a thousand broad - pieces .
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The Lives of the English Poets: And a Criticsm of Their works stands out as one of the earliest types of antogies. it is highyly probable that this book became a model for us, anthology writers, to produce a certain kind of anthologies including biography and works of certain authors. therefore, this book is very important in terms of its pioneer position in these kinds of analytical books