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Charles Cotton

Author Code: ECCO

Born: Apr 28, 1630 - Alstonefield, Staffordshire, England

Died: Feb. 16, 1687 - London, England

Cotton was privately tutored and travelled in Europe before taking over his father's estate in 1658, In 1655, he had become great friends with Isaak Walton and later contributed to his The Compleat Angler. He was married in 1656 to his cousin Isabella who died in 1670. He remarried in 1675. In 1674, he published The Compleat Gamester, which became very popular. Today he is chiefly remembered as the author of the dialogue between Piscator and Viator, which formed the second part of Walton's Compleat Angler. He also wrote many pleasant verses and burlesques, plus one of the better translations of Montaigne's Essays (1685). His other works include Virgil (1664), Lucian (1665), The Moral Philosophy of the Stoicks (1667), The Scarronides (1670), The History of the Life of the Duke d'Espernon (1670) and The Fair One of Tunis (1674).

eBook Code Title/Sub-Title Pub. Yr Pages File Size Type Download Format Find Printed Copy
ECCO001 Poems
  Advice
  The Angler's Ballad
  Chanson a Boire
  To Chloris
  Clepsydra
  To Coelia
  Contentation
  An Epitaph on My Dear Aunt, Mrs Ann Stanhope
  The Expostulation
  Hope
  To John Bradshaw, Esq.
  Laura Sleeping
  Laura Weeping
  Les Amours
  To My Dear and Most Worthy Friend, Mr Izaak Walton
  To My Old and Most Worthy Friend Mr Izaak Walton, on His Life of Dr Donne, &c.
  The New Year
  Ode - Come, Let Us Drink Away the Time
  Ode - Fair Isabel, If Ought But Thee
  Ode - The Day is Set Did Earth Adorn
  Ode to Chloris
  Ode to Coelia
  Ode to Love
  The Picture
  The Retirement
  The Retreat
  Sapphic Ode
  Song - Fie, Pretty Doris! Weep No More
  Song - Join Once Again, My Celia, Join
  Song - Prithee, Why So Angry, Sweet?
  Song - See, How Like Twilight Slumber Falls
  Song - Why, Dearest, Shouldst Thou Weep
  The Storm
  A Summer's Day - I Morning Quatrains
  A Summer's Day - II Noon Quatrains
  A Summer's Day - IIIEvening Quatrains
  A Summer's Day - IVNight Quatrains
  Taking Leave of Chloris
  The Tempest
  Virelay
  Winter
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