Richard Crashaw Quotes

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About Richard Crashaw

Richard Crashaw (c. 1613 – August 25, 1649), English poet, styled "the divine," was part of the Seventeenth-century Metaphysical School of poets.

Born: 1613

Died: August 25th, 1649

Categories: English poets, 17th century deaths

Quotes: 10 sourced quotes total

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Whoe’er she be, That not impossible she, That shall command my heart and me.
Richard Crashaw
• Source: Wikiquote: "Richard Crashaw" (Sourced, Wishes for the Supposed Mistress: Quotes reported in Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919).)
Life that dares send A challenge to his end, And when it comes, say, Welcome, friend!
Richard Crashaw
• Source: Wikiquote: "Richard Crashaw" (Sourced, Wishes for the Supposed Mistress: Quotes reported in Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919).)
The conscious water saw its God and blushed.
Richard Crashaw
Epigrammatum sacrorum liber (1634). Translated by John Dryden from Crashaw's Latin original: "Nympha pudica Deum vidit, et erubuit (The modest Nymph saw the god, and blushed)", Complete works of Richard Crashaw (1872), edited by Alexander B. Grosart, vol. 2, p. 96.
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A happy soul, that all the way To heaven hath a summer’s day.
Richard Crashaw
In Praise of Lessius’s Rule of Health, reported in Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919).
• Source: Wikiquote: "Richard Crashaw" (Sourced)
Sydneian showers Of sweet discourse, whose powers Can crown old Winter’s head with flowers.
Richard Crashaw
• Source: Wikiquote: "Richard Crashaw" (Sourced, Wishes for the Supposed Mistress: Quotes reported in Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919).)
Days that need borrow No part of their good morrow From a fore-spent night of sorrow.
Richard Crashaw
• Source: Wikiquote: "Richard Crashaw" (Sourced, Wishes for the Supposed Mistress: Quotes reported in Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919).)
Where’er she lie, Locked up from mortal eye, In shady leaves of destiny.
Richard Crashaw
• Source: Wikiquote: "Richard Crashaw" (Sourced, Wishes for the Supposed Mistress: Quotes reported in Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919).)
Prayer--Love's great artillery
The modest front of this small floor, Believe me, reader, can say more Than many a braver marble can,— “Here lies a truly honest man!”
Thou water turn'st to wine, fair friend of life; Thy foe, to cross the sweet arts of Thy reign, Distils from thence the tears of wrath and strife, And so turns wine to water back again.
Richard Crashaw
Steps to the Temple, To Our Lord upon the Water Made Wine; reported in Hoyt's New Cyclopedia Of Practical Quotations (1922), p. 516.
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