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Selected Poetry of Richard Crashaw (1613-1649)


from Representative Poetry On-line
Prepared by members of the Department of English at the University of Toronto
from 1912 to the present and published by the University of Toronto Press from 1912 to 1967.
RPO Edited by Ian Lancashire
A UTEL (University of Toronto English Library) Edition
Published by the Web Development Group, Information Technology Services, University of Toronto Libraries
© 2004, Ian Lancashire for the Department of English, University of Toronto

Index to poems

Life, that dares send
A challenge to his end,
And when it comes say, "Welcome friend."
        (Wishes to his (Supposed) Mistress, 85-87)
  1. But Men Loved Darkness rather than Light
  2. Divine Epigrams: On the Baptized Ethiopian
  3. Divine Epigrams: On the Miracle of the Multiplied Loaves
  4. Divine Epigrams: Samson to his Delilah
  5. Divine Epigrams: To our Lord, upon the Water Made Wine
  6. The Flaming Heart (excerpt)
  7. A Hymn to the Name and Honour of the Admirable Saint Teresa
  8. In the Holy Nativity of our Lord
  9. On Mr. G. Herbert's Book
  10. Two Went up into the Temple to Pray
  11. Wishes to his (Supposed) Mistress

Biographical information

Given name: Richard
Family name: Crashaw
Birth date: 1613
Death date: 1649
Nationality: English
Family relations
          father: William Crashaw
Languages
          English
          Italian
          Latin
          Greek
          Hebrew
          Spanish
Education
          Charterhouse
          Pembroke Hall, Cambridge (B.A.): 26 March 1632 to 1634
          Peterhouse, Cambridge (M.A.): 1636 to 1638
Religions
          Anglican: 1613 to 1646
          Roman Catholic: 1646 to 1649
Patron: Sarah Feilding, countess of Denbigh
Literary period: Seventeenth century
Residences
          London: 1613
          Paris: 1646
Buried at: Loreto
First RPO edition: 1997