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Author: Quarles, Francis, 1592-1644.
Title: Emblemes by Fra: Quarles
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2012 November (TCP phase 2)
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Print source: Emblemes by Fra: Quarles
Quarles, Francis, 1592-1644., Marshall, William, fl. 1617-1650,, Quarles, Francis, 1592-1644., Simpson, William, fl. 1635-1646,

London: Printed by I[ohn] D[awson] for Francis. Eglesfeild. and are to be sold at the signe of the Marigold, in St. Pauls Church-yard, 1639.
Notes:
In verse.
The title page is engraved and signed: W.M. scul:, i.e. William Marshall. The illustrations are engraved by Marshall and William Simpson.
"Hieroglyphikes of the life of man", originally published separately in 1638, has separate dated title page with "printed by Iohn Dawson" in imprint; pagination and register are continuous.
The last leaf is blank.
Reproduction of the original in the Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery.
Subject terms:
Emblem books, English -- Early works to 1800.
URL: http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A68624.0001.001

Contents
title page
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TO MY MVCH HONOVRED, AND NO lesse truely beloved Friend EDVV. BENLOVVES Esquire.
TO THE READER.
poem
Tot Flores, QUARLES, quot Paradisus, habet. Lectori bene-male-volo.
introductory emblem
THE FIRST BOOKE.
The Invocation.
I.
I. JAM. I.XIV. Every man is tempted, when hee is drawne away by his own lust, and enticed.
S. CHRY. sup. Matth.
S. BERN. in ser.
EPIG. 1.
II.
II. JAM. I.XV. Then when lust hath conceived, it bringeth forth sin; and sin when it is finished, bringeth forth death.
S. AUGUST. lib. 1. de lib. arbit.
HUGO de anima.
EPIG. 2.
III.
III. PRO. XIV.XIII. Even in laughter the heart is sorrowfull, and the end of that mirth is heavinesse.
S. AUGUST.
HUGO.
EPIG. 3.
IV.
IV. PSAL. LXII.IX. To be laid in the ballance, it is altogether lighter than vanitie.
S. AUGUST. lib. Confess.
EPIG. 4.
V.
V. I COR. VII.XXXI. The fashion of this world passeth away.
S. AMBROS.
HUGO.
S. AUGUST,
EPIG. 5.
VI.
VI. ECCLES. II.XVII. All is vanitie and vexation of spirit.
CASS. in Ps.
DAMASCEN.
EPIG. 9.
VII.
VII. I PET. V.VIII. Be sober; Be vigilant, because your adversary the devill as a roaring Lion walketh about seeking whom he may devoure.
S. BERN.
HUGO.
EPIG. 7.
VIII.
VIII. LVKE. VI.XXV. Woe be to you that laugh now, for yee shall mourne and weepe.
HUGO de anima.
EPIG. 8.
IX.
IX. I IOHN. II.XVII. The world passeth away, and all the lusts thereof.
S. GREG. in ho.
EPIG. 9.
X.
X IOH. VIII.XLIV. Yee are of your father the devill, and the lusts of your Father yee will doe.
S. BERNARD lib. de Consid.
S. HIEROME. in Ep.
EPIG. 10.
XI.
XI. EPH. II.II. Yee walked according to the course of this world, according to the Prince of the Aire.
ISIDOR. lib. 1. De summo bono.
CIPRIAN in ep.
EPIG. II.
XII.
XII. ISAY LXVI.XI. Yee may sucke, but not be satisfied with the breast of her Consolation.
S. GREG. Hom 3. secund. parte Ezech.
HUGO de Anima.
EPIG. 12.
XIII.
XIII. IOH. III.XIX. Men love darknesse rather then light, be∣cause their deeds are evill.
S. AUGUST. sup. psal. 64.
S. AUGUST. lib 3. Confess.
Ibidem.
EPIG. 13.
XVI.
XIV. PSAL. XIII.III. Lighten mine eyes, O Lord, lest I sleepe the sleepe of death.
S. AUGUST. in Ioh. ser. 19.
ALANVS de conq: nat.
EPIG. 14.
XV.
XV. REVEL. XII.XII. The Devill is come unto you, having great wrath, because he knoweth that he hath but a short time.
PETR. RAV. in Math.
MACAR.
SAVANAR.
EPIG. 15.
THE SECOND BOOKE.
I.
I ESAY. L.XI. You that walke in the light of your owne fire, and in the sparkes that ye have kindled ye shall e downe in sorrow.
S. AUGUST.
S. GREG. Mor. 25.
S. GREG. Mor.
EPIG. 1.
II.
II. ECCLES. IV.VIII. There is no end of all his labour, neither is his eye satisfied with riches.
HUGO de anima.
EPIG. .
III.
III. IOB XVIII.VIII. He is cast into a net by his owne feet, and walketh upon a snare.
S. BERN. in Ser.
EPIG. 3.
IV.
IV. HOS. XIII.III. They shalbe as the chaffe that is driven with a whirlewind out of the floore, and as the smoke out of the chimney.
S. HIEROM.
PETR. RAV.
EPIG. 4.
V.
V PRO. XXIII.V. Wilt thou set thine eyes upon that which is not? for riches make themselves wings, they flie away as an Eagle.
PET. BLES.
S. AUGUST. lib. Confess.
EPIG. 5.
VI.
VI. IOB XV.XXXI. Let not him that is deceived trust in vanity, for vanity shall be his recompence.
HVGO lib. 3. de anima.
EPIG. 6.
VII.
VII. DEVT. XXX.XIX. I have set before thee life and death, blessin and cursing, therefore choose life, that thou and thy seede may live.
S. AUGUST. lib 1. de doct. Christi.
Ibidem.
EPIG. 7.
VIII.
VIII. PHIL. III. XIX. They minde earthly things, but our con∣versation is in heaven.
DIVIN. CVPID.
S. BERN.
S. BERN.
EPIG. 8.
IX.
IX. ESAY X.III. What will ye do in the day of your visitation? to whom will ye flie for help? and where will ye leave your glory?
HUGO.
EPIG. 9.
X.
X NAH. II.X. Shee is emptie, and void, and waste
S. CHRYS. in Ep. ad Heb.
HUGO. lib. de Vanit. mundi.
EPIG. 10.
XI.
XI. MAT. VII.XIV. Narrow is the way that leadeth unto life and few there be that finde it.
S. HIEROM. in Ep.
S. GREG. lib. 8. Mor.
EPIG. 11.
XII.
XII. GAL. VI.XIV. God forbid that I should glory, save in the Crosse.
S. AUGUST.
S. BERNARD in Ser. de resur▪
EPIG. 12.
XIII.
XIII. PRO. XXVI.XI. As a Dog returneth to his vomit, so a foole returneth to his follie.
S. AUGUST. lib. de util. agen. paen.
S. AUGUST. in Soliloq.
ANSELM.
EPIG. 13.
XIV.
XIV. PRO. XXIV.XVI. A just man falleth seaven times and riseth up againe, but the wicked shall fall into mischiefe.
S. AMBROS. in Serm. ad vincula.
S. CHRYS. in Ep. ad Heliod. monach.
EPIG. 14.
VI.
XV. IER. XXXII.XL. I will put my feare in their hearts, that they shall not depart from me.
S. AUGUST. de spir. & anima.
S. GREG.
EPIG. 15.
THE THIRD BOOKE.
illustration
The Entertainement.
I.
I. ESAY XXIX.VI. My soule hath desired thee in the Night.
S. AUGUST. Soliloq. cap. 33.
EPIG. 1.
II.
II. PSAL. LXIX.III. O Lord, thou knowest my foolishnesse, and my sinnnes are not hid from thee.
S. CHRYS. Hom. 4. Ioan.
S. GREG. in Mor.
EPIG. 2.
III.
III. PSAL. VI.II. Have mercy, Lord, upon me, for I am weake, O Lord heale me, for my bones are vexed.
S. AUGUST. lib. 10. Confess.
S. GREG. in Pastoral.
EPIG. 3.
IV.
IV. PSAL. XXV.XVIII. Looke upon my affliction and my paine, and forgive all my sinnes.
S. BERN. Hom. 81. in Cant.
EPIG. 4.
V.
V. IOB. X.IX. Remember, I beseech thee, that thou hast made me as the clay, and wilt thou bring me to dust againe?
S. AUGUST Soliloq. 32.
EPIG. 5.
VI.
VI. IOB. VII.XX. I have sinned: What shall I doe unto thee, O thou preserver of men, why hast thou set me as a marke against thee?
S. BERN. Ser. 21. in Cant.
EPIG. 6.
VII.
VII. IOB XIII.XXIV. Wherefore hidest thou thy face, and holdest me for thine enemie?
S. AUGUST. Soliloq. cap. 1.
ANSELM. Med. cap. 5.
EPIG. 7.
VIII.
VIII. IER. IX.I. O that my head were waters, and mine eyes a fountaine of teares, that I might weepe day and night.
S. AMBROS: in Psal. 118.
NAZIANZ. Orat. 3.
S. HIEROM. in Esaiam.
EPIG. 8.
IX.
IX. PSALM. XVIII.V. The sorrowes of hell compassed mee about, and the snares of death pre∣vented me.
S. AMBROS. lib. 4. in cap. 4. Lucae.
S. AMBROS. de bono mortis.
SAVANAR.
EPIG. 9.
X.
X. PSAL. CXLIII.II. Enter not into judgement with thy servant, for in thy sight shall no man living bee iustified.
S. AUGUST.
ANSELM.
EPIG. 10.
XI.
XI. PSAL. LXIX.XV. Let not the water-flood over-flow me, neither let the deepes swal∣low me up.
S. AMBROS. Apol. post. pro David. Cap. 3.
S. AUGUST. Soliloq. Cap. 35.
EPIG. 11.
XII.
XII. IOB XIV.XIII. O that thou wouldst hide mee in the grave, that thou wouldst keepe me secret untill thy wrath be past!
S. AUGUST. in Psal. 30.
EPIG. 12.
XIII.
XIII. IOB. X.XX. Are not my dayes few? Cease then, and let me alone, that I may bewaile my selfe a little.
S. AUGUST. lib. 7. de Civit. Dei cap. 10.
S. GREG. lib. 9. mor. Cap. 44. in Cap. 10. Iob.
EPIG. 13.
XIV.
XIV. DEVT. XXXII.XXIX. O that men were wise, and that they under∣stood this, that they would consider their latter end.
BONAVENT. de contemptu seculi.
EPIG. 14.
XV.
XV. PSAL. XXX.X. My life is spent with griefe, and my yeares with sighing.
INNOCENT. de vilitate condit humanae.
EPIG. 15.
THE FOVRTH BOOKE,
I.
I. ROM. VII.XXIII. I see another Law in my members warring against the Law of my mind, & bringing me into captivitie to the Law of sin.
S. BERN. Med. 9.
EPIG. 1.
II.
II. PSAL. CXIX.V. O that my wayes were directed to keepe thy statutes.
S. AUGUST. Soliloq. cap. 4.
EPIG. 2.
III.
III. PSAL XVII.V. Stay my steps in thy paths, that my feet do not slide.
S. AUGUST. Ser. 15. de Verb. Apost.
EPIG. 3.
IV.
IV. PSAL. CXIX. CXX. My flesh trembleth for feare of thee, and I am afraid of thy judgements.
S. BERN. Ser. 54. in Cant.
S. AUGUST. super Psalm.
EPIG. 4.
V.
V. PSAL. CXIX.XXXVII. Turne away mine eyes from regarding vanitie.
S. AUGUST▪ Soliloq. cap. 4.
S. CHRYS. sup. Matth. 19.
EPIG. 5.
VI.
VI. ESTER. VII.III. If I have found favour in thy sight, and if it please the King, let my life be given me at my petition.
S. AUGUST. in Ep.
S. AUGUST. sup. Ioan.
Ibidem.
EPIG. 6.
VII.
VII. CANT. VII.XI. Come my beloved, let us goe forth into the fields, and let us remaine in the villages.
S. BERN.
S. BERN. in Ep.
EPIG. 7.
VIII.
VIII. CANT. I.III. Draw me, we will follow after thee by the savour of thy Oyntments.
S. BERN. Serm. 21. in Cant.
EPIG. 8.
IX.
IX. CANT. VIII.I. O that thou wert as my brother, that sucked the brests of thy mother, I would find thee without, and I will kisse thee.
BONAVENT. Soliloq. Cap 1.
EPIG. 9.
X.
X. CANT. III.I. In my bed, by night, I sought him, that my soule loved; I sought him, but I found him out.
S. AMBROS. Lib. 3. de Virg.
S. HIEROM Ep. 22. Eustoch.
EPIG. 11.
XI.
XI. CANT. III.II. I will rise, and go about in the Citie, and will seeke him that my soule loveth: I sought him, but I found him not.
ANSELM. in Protolog. Cap. 1.
EPIG. 10.
XII.
XII. CAN. III.III. Have you seene him whom my soule loveth? When I had past a little from them, then I found him, I tooke hold on him, and left him not.
ORIG. Hom. 10. in divers.
BEDE cap. 3. Cant.
EPIG. 12.
XIII.
XIII. PSAL. LXXII.XXVIII. It is good for me to draw neare to God, I have put my trust in the Lord God.
S. AUGUST. Soliloq. cap. 13.
S. BERN. Ser. 9. sup. beati qui habent, &c.
EPIG. 13.
XIV.
XIV. CANT. II.III. sate under his shadow with great delight, and his fruit was sweete to my taste.
GUILL. in cap. 2. Cant.
S. AUGUST Med. cap. 37.
EPIG. 14.
XV.
XV. PSAL. CXXXVII.IV. How shall we sing a song of the Lord in a strange land?
S. AUGUST. Med. cap. 33.
EPIG. 15.
THE FIFT BOOKE,
I.
I. CANT. V. VIII. I charge you, O daughters of Ierusalem, if you find my beloved, that you tell him that I am sick of love.
S. AUGUST. Med. cap. 40.
GVLIEL. in Cap. 5. Cant.
EPIG. 1.
II.
II. CANT. II.V. Stay me with Flowers, and comfort me with Apples, for I am sicke with love.
GISTEEN. in cap. 2. Cant. Expos. 3.
S. BERN. Scrm. 51. in Cant.
EPIG. 2.
III.
III. CANT. II.XVI. My beloved is mine, and I am his; He feedeth among the Lillies.
S. AUGUST. Manu. cap. 24.
EPIG. 3.
IV.
IV. CANT. VII.X. I am my Beloveds, and his desire is towards mee.
S. AUGUST. Med. Cap. 25.
EPIG. 4.
I.
V. CANT. V.VI. My Soule melted whilst my Beloved spake.
S. AUGUST. Soliloqu. Chap. 34.
BONAVENT. Stim. amoris Chap. 8.
EPIG. 5.
VI.
VI. PSAL. LXXIII.XXV. Whom have I in heav'n but Thee? and what desire I on earth in respect of Thee?
BONAVENT. Cap. 1. Soliloq.
S. CHR. Hom. 5. in Ep ad Rom.
EPIG. 6.
VII.
VII. PSAL. CXX.V. Woe is to me! that I remaine in Meshech, and dwell in the Tents of Kedar.
S. AUGUST. Soliloq. Cap. 2.
EPIG. 7.
VIII.
VIII. ROM. VII.XXIV. O wretched man that I am! who shall deli∣ver me from this body of death?
NAZIANZ. Orat. 16.
EPIG. 8.
IX.
IX. PHIL. I.XXIII. I am in a streight betweene two, having a de∣sire to be dissolved, and to be with Christ.
BONAVENT. cap. 1. Soliloq.
EPIG. 9.
X.
X. PSAL. CXLII.VII. Bring my soule out of prison, that I may praise thy Name.
ANSELM. in Protolog. cap. 1.
EPIG. 10.
XI.
XI. PSAL. XLII.I. As the Hart panteth after the water-brooks, so panteth my soule after thee O God.
CYRIL. lib. 5. in Ioh. cap. 10.
S. AUGUST. Soliloq. 35.
EPIG. 11.
XII.
XII. PSAL. XLII.II. When shall I come and appeare before God?
S. AUGUST. in Psal. 39.
S. AUGUST. Med. cap. 37.
EPIG. 12.
XIII.
XIII. PSAL. LVI.VI. O that I had the wings of a Dove, for then I would flee away and be at rest.
S. AUGUST. in Psal. 38.
S. AUGUST. in Psal. 76.
EPIG. 13.
XIV.
XIV. PSAL. LXXXIV.I. How amiable are thy Tabernacles O God of Hosts.
S. GREG. in Psal. 7. poenitent.
Ibid.
EIPG. 14.
XV.
XV. CANT. VIII.XIV. Make hast my Beloved, and be like the Roe. or the young Hart upon the Moun∣taines of Spices.
Author sealae Paradisi. Tom. 9. Aug Cap 8.
EPIG. 15.
concluding emblem depicted
THE FAREWELL. REVEL. II.X. Be thou faithfull unto death, and I will give thee the crowne of life.
The minde of the Frontispeece.
imprimatur
title page
TO THE RIGHT HONORABLE both in Blood and Virtue; and most accomplisht LADIE, MARY, COVNTESS OF DORSET; LADY GOVERNESS to the most Illustrious, CHARLES, Prince of great BRITAIN, and IAMES, Duke of YORKE.
To The Reader.
emblem book
hieroglyph depicted 1
Behold I was shapen in Iniquity, and in sinne did my mother conceive me. PSAL. 51.5.
S. AUGUST.
EPIG. 1.
hieroglyph depicted 2
And God said, Let there bee light; and there was light. GEN. 1.3.
ISODOR.
EPIG. 2.
hieroglyph depicted 3
The wind passeth over it and it is gone. PSAL. 103.16.
S. AUGUST.
Ibid.
EPIG. 3▪
hieroglyph depicted 4
The whole need not the Physitian. MAT. 9.12.
NICOCLES.
EPIG. 4.
hieroglyph depicted 5
And hee will give his Angels charge over thee. PSAL. 91.
S. BERN.
EPIG. 5.
hieroglyph depicted 6
To every thing there is an appointed time. ECCLES. 3.1.
S. AUGUST.
EPIG. 6.
hieroglyph depicted 7
His light shall be dark, and his candle shall be put out. IOB 18.6.
quotation
EPIG. 7.
hieroglyph depicted 8
Let your light so shine, that men seeing your good workes may glorifie your Father which is in Heaven. MAT. 5.16.
S. BERN.
HUGO.
EPIG. 8
hieroglyph depicted 9
He cometh forth like a Flower and is cut downe. IOB 14.2.
quotation
EIPG. 9. To the decrepit man.
hieroglyph depicted 10
His bones are full of the sinnes of his youth. IOB 20.11.
S. AMBR.
EPIG. 10. To the old Man.
hieroglyph depicted 11
Rejoyce O young man, and let thy heart cheare Thee, but know, &c. ECCLES. 11.9.
SEN.
EPIG. 11. To the declining Man.
hieroglyph depicted 12
As thy daies, so shall thy strength be. DEUT. 33.25.
quotation
EPIG. 12. To the middle ag'd.
hieroglyph depicted 13
He must encrease, but I must decrease. IOH. 3.30.
quotation
EPIG. 13: To the young Man.
hieroglyph depicted 14
Yet a little while is the light with you. IOH. 12.35.
S. CHRYS.
SEN.
EPIG. 14. To the Youth.
hieroglyph depicted 15
The dayes of our yeares are threescore years and ten PSAL. 90.10.
CYPR.
S. AUGUST.
EPIG. 15. To the Infant.