Biography Charles Cotton (1630 - 1687)
English poet and writer
Was born on 28 apr 1630.
Died on 16 feb 1687, at 56 years old.
Origin country United KingdomQuotes by Charles Cotton
He was best-known for translating the work of Michel de Montaigne from the French, for his contributions to The Compleat Angler, and for the highly influential The Compleat Gamester which has been attributed to him.
The shadows now so long do grow, That brambles like tall...
Quote by Charles Cotton about poetry
All my ambition is, I own, to profit and to please...
Quote by Charles Cotton about opinion, ambition