Who is Richard LovelaceRichard Lovelace (pronounced /lʌvlɪs/, homophone of "loveless") (9 December 1617 – 1657) was an English poet in the seventeenth century. He was a cavalier poet who fought on behalf of the king during the Civil War. His best known works are "To Althea, from Prison", and "To Lucasta, Going to the Warres".
BiographyEarly life and family Richard Lovelace was born on 9 December 1617. His exact birthplace is unknown, and may have been Woolwich, Kent, or Holland. He was the oldest son of Sir William Lovelace and Anne Barne Lovelace. He had four brothers and three sisters. His father was from a distinguished military and legal family; the Lovelace family owned a considerable amount of property in Kent.
His father, Sir William Lovelace, knt., ...
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Richard Lovelace Poems
- The Faire Begger
Comanding asker, if it be
Pity that you faine would have,
Then I turne begger unto thee, ...
- To My Worthy Friend Mr. Peter Lilly: On That Excellent Pict
See! what a clouded majesty, and eyes
Whose glory through their mist doth brighter rise!
See! what an humble bravery doth shine,
And griefe triumphant breaking through each line, ...
- In Mine One Monument I Lye
In mine one monument I lye,
And in my self am buried; ...
- Ad Fabullium. Catul. Lib. I. Ep. 13.
AD FABULLUM. CATUL. LIB. I. EP. 13.
Caenabis bene, mi Fabulle, apud me
Paucis, si dii tibi favent, diebus; ...
- When I By Thy Faire Shape Did Sweare
When I by thy faire shape did sweare,
And mingled with each vowe a teare, ...
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- Wesvanfleet: “it is only in the light of the revelation through the cross of god’s overwhelming love for his creation that we can understand his anger against the distortion or destruction of that creation.” -richard lovelace
- Wesvanfleet: “true spirituality is not a superhuman religiosity; it is simply true humanity released from bondage to sin and renewed by the holy spirit.” -richard lovelace
- Wesvanfleet: “the instruments through which god works in the church are human beings. if our hearts and minds are not properly transformed, we are like musicians playing untuned instruments, or engineers working with broken and ill-programmed computers.” -richard lovelace
- Timshutes: ...”they come naturally to hate other cultural styles and other races in order to bolster their own security and discharge their suppressed anger.” ~ richard f. lovelace
- Rynebrewer: “when men’s hearts are not full of god, they become full of the world around like a sponge full of clear water that has been squeezed empty and thrown into a mud puddle.” - richard f. lovelace