Davies, Sir John (15691626)

Davies, Sir John, poet and statesman, born in Wiltshire; wrote two philosophic poems, “The Orchestra,” a poem in which the world is exhibited as a dance, and “Nosce Teipsum” (Know Thyself), a poem on human learning and the immortality of the soul; became a favourite with James I., and was sent Attorney-General to Ireland (15691626).

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

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