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John Davies

(1569—1626) lawyer and poet


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(?1565–1618),

poet and writing‐master, published Microcosmos (1603), The Muse's Sacrifice, containing the famous ‘Picture of an Happy Man’ (1612), and Wits Bedlam (1617). Some of his epigrams, most of which are contained in The Scourge of Folly (?1611), are valuable for their notices of Jonson, Fletcher, and other contemporary poets.

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