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 Courthope, Professor William John, C.B.Cowper, William 
E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Cowley, Abraham
(b. London, 1618; d. July 28th, 1667). “Poetical Blossoms” (1633); “Naufragium Joculare, Comœdia” (1638); “Love’s Riddle, a Pastoral Comedy” (1638); “A Satyr against Separativity” (1642); “A Satyr: the Puritan and the Papist” (1643); “The Mistresse; or, Severall Copies of Love Verses” (1647); “Four Ages of England” (1648); “The Guardian, a Comedie” (1650); “Ode upon the Blessed Restoration and Returne of Charles the Second” (1660); “A Proposition for the Advancement of Experimental Philosophy” (1661); “A Vision concerning his late Pretended Highness, Cromwell the Wicked” (1661); “Plantarum Libri duo” (1662); “Verses upon Several Occasions” (1663); “Cutter of Coleman Street, a Comedy” (1663); “Poemata Latina” (1668); and “A Poem on the late Civil War” (1679). His complete Works, with “Life,” by Bishop Sprat, appeared in 1688. His select Works were edited by Bishop Hurd in 1772–77; his “Prose Works, including his Essays in Prose and Verse,” 1826. See Johnson’s “Lives of the Poets.”   1

 Courthope, Professor William John, C.B.Cowper, William 


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