Henry Vaughan - Quotes

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Man hath still either toys or care: But hath no root, nor to one place is tied, but ever restless and irregular, about this earth doth run and ride. He knows he hath a home, but scarce knows where; He says it is so far, that he has quite forgot how to go there. ---->>>

So stick up ivy and the bays, and then restore the heathen ways, green will remind you of the Spring, though this great day denies the thing, and mortifies the earth, and all, but your wild revels, and loose hall. ---->>>

They are all gone into the world of light, and I alone sit lingering here. ---->>>

Caesar had perished from the world of men, had not his sword been rescued by his pen. ---->>>


Nationality: Welsh
Born: April 17, 1622
Die: April 28, 1695
Occupation: Poet

Henry Vaughan (17 April 1621 – 23 April 1695) was a Welsh metaphysical poet, author, translator and physician, who wrote in English. He is chiefly known for the religious poetry contained in Silex Scintillans, published in 1650, with a second part published in 1655.(wikipedia)