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About the time when Oxford was surrendered to the parliament , he followed the
Queen to Paris , where he became secretary to the lord Jermin , afterwards earl
of St . Albans , and was employed in such correspondence as the royal cause ...
Some of his letters to Mr . Bennet , afterwards earl of Arlington , from April to
December in 1650 , are · preserved in “ Miscellanea Aulica , ” a collection of
papers published by Brown . These letters being written like those of other men
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 ...
... fitted his old Comedy of the Guardian for the stage , he produced it to the public
under the title of the “ Cutter of “ Coleman - street . ” It was treated on the stage
with great severity , and was afterwards censured as a satire on the king ' s party .
Cowley certainly retired ; first to Barnelms , and afterwards to Chertley , in Surrey .
He seems , however , to have lost part of his dread of the hum of men . He
thought himself now safe enough from intrusion , without the defence of
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