Abraham Cowley | Biography, Books, Writings & Quotes | Learning The Easy way


Abraham Cowley was an English Poet. He was one of the major writer of 17th century. He was also an essayist. He was born in 1618 in London. He was born in a rich family. His father was died shortly before his birth. His  poetry was a fanciful and decorous nature. He also adapted the Pindaric ode to English verse. He died in 1667 at the age of 49 in London. 

Famous poems of Cowley:
  • Constantia and Philetus
  • The Mistress
  • Pindarique Odes
Famous essays of Cowley
  • Of Liberty
  • Of Solitude
  • Of Obscurity
  • Of Agriculture
  • The Country Mouse
  • Horace to Fuscus Aristius
  • The Country Life
  • The Garden
  • Of Greatness
  • Of Avarice
  • Of Myself
Famous Quotes of Cowley:
  • Life is an incurable disease.
  • Curiosity does, no less than devotion, pilgrims make.
  • God the first garden made, and the first city Cain.
  • Of all ills that one endures, hope is a cheap and universal cure.
  • For the whole world, without a native home, Is nothing but a prison of larger room.

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