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The Library of the World’s Best Literature. An Anthology in Thirty Volumes. 1917.

Thomas Carew (1595?–1639?)

Carew, Thomas. An English poet (about 1598–1645). He stood high in favor with Charles I., and was an intimate friend of the greatest poets and scholars of his time in England, including Ben Jonson, Sir John Suckling, and Sir Kenelm Digby. His poems are light and airy, sometimes licentious, always graceful and elegant in form. They are mostly songs or odes; he also wrote ‘Cœlum Britannicum,’ a masque performed at Whitehall (1633), with Charles I. and his courtiers in the cast. (See Critical and Biographical Introduction).