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Abraham Cowley (1618 - 1667)
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Cowley was born in London, the posthumous son of a bookseller. He was educated at Westminster School and Trinity College, Cambridge. In 1640 he was named Fellow at Trinity but was ejected in 1644 because he was a royalist who had even written a play performed for the King's entertainment two years earlier. He went to live at Oxford, a stronghold of the royalists, before fleeing the Civil War to join the group of exiles in Paris, France. He served as secretary to Lord Jermyn, the Queen's chamberl..
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God the first garden made, and the first city Cain.
- Abraham Cowley
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