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The British muse, or, a collection of thoughts moral, natural, and sublime, of our English poets: who flourished in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries. [T131617] [ecco]

DMI number:
601
Publication Date:
1738
Volume Number:
1 of 3
ESTC number:
T131617
EEBO/ECCO link:
CW111830323
Shelfmark:
ECCO - BOD
Place of Publication:
London
Format:
Duodecimo
Comments:
FULL TITLE: THE | BRITISH MUSE, | OR, A Collection of THOUGHTS | [i]Moral, Natural,[/i] and [i]Sublime[/i], | OF OUR | ENGLISH POETS: | Who flourished in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries. | With several curious TOPICKS, and beautiful | PASSAGES, never before extracted, from | SHAKESPEAR, JOHNSON, | BEAUMONT, | FLETCHER, and above a Hundred more. | The Whole digested Alphabetically under their | respective Heads, according to the Order of | TIME in which they wrote; to shew the | gradual IMPROVEMENTS of our [i]Poetry[/i] and | [i]Language[/i]. | [rule] | In THREE VOLUMES. | [rule] | By [i]THOMAS HAYWARD[/i], Gent. | [rule] | With an Historical and Critical REVIEW of THIS, and | all the COLLECTIONS of this Kind hitherto published. | [double rule] | [i]LONDON[/i], | Printed for F. COGAN, at [i]Middle Temple[/i] Gate | in [i]Fleetstreet[/i], and J. NOURSE, at the [i]Lamb[/i] without | [i]Temple-Bar[/i]. | [short rule] | M. DCC. XXVIII. PREFATORY MATTER: Dedication 'To the Right Honourable the Lady Mary Wortley Montagu' signed Thomas Hayward (4pp.); Preface pp.[iii]-xxiv. REFERENCES: Case 416 (1) (a) PAGINATION: ?? MISCELLANY GENRE: commonplace book-style collection.
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Title:
The Quintessence of English Poetry [T168447] [ECCO]
Publication Date:
1740
ESTC No:
T168447
Volume:
1 of 3
Relationship:
Unknown
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Related People
Dedicatee:
Lady Mary Wortley Montagu [nee Pierrepont]
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Absolute (100%)
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Editor:
Thomas Hayward
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
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Editor:
William Oldys
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
ESTC notes that the preface is by Oldys; Case suggests that 'Oldys wrote the preface and did much of the editorial work: see his diary and the title-page of the second issue of this collection.'
Publisher:
F Cogan
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Publisher:
John Nourse
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Absolute (100%)
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Content/Publication
First Line:
I am no enemy to religion
Page No:
p.1
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
William Shakespear's Cromwell
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
For those walls which the credulous devout
Page No:
p.2
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Samuel Daniel's Rosamund
Attributed To:
Samuel Daniel
First Line:
Religious houses are those hives where bees
Page No:
pp.2-3
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sam. Rowley's Noble Spanish Soldier
Attributed To:
Samuel Rowley
First Line:
Wearied with toil in seeking out some one
Page No:
p.2
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
William Brown's Pastorals
Attributed To:
William Browne
First Line:
Dull sublunary lover's love
Page No:
pp.3-4
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dr. John Donne
Attributed To:
John Donne
First Line:
Like as the culver on the bared bough
Page No:
p.3
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Edmund Spenser
Attributed To:
Edmund Spenser
First Line:
This holy cell
Page No:
p.3
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Though absent present in desires they be
Page No:
p.3
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Michael Drayton
Attributed To:
Michael Drayton
First Line:
It is as if a night should shade noon day
Page No:
p.4
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ben. Johnson
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
Stop the chased boar or play
Page No:
pp.4-5
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Thomas Carew
Attributed To:
Thomas Carew
First Line:
How sad and dismal sound the farewells which
Page No:
pp.6-7
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir William Davenant's Platonick Lovers
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
I do not doubt his love but I could wish
Page No:
p.6
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Robert Mead's Combat of Love and Friendship
Attributed To:
Robert Mead
First Line:
Short absence hurt him more
Page No:
p.6
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Thomas May's Henry II
Attributed To:
Thomas May
First Line:
Thus absence dies and dying proves
Page No:
pp.6-7
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Suckling
Attributed To:
Sir John Suckling
First Line:
Wonder not if I stay not here
Page No:
p.6
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir John Suckling
Attributed To:
Sir John Suckling
First Line:
Against diseases here the strongest fence
Page No:
p.7
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Robert Herrick
Attributed To:
Robert Herrick
First Line:
As the unthought on accident is guilty
Page No:
pp.7-8
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Winter's Tale.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Convict me of my crime and as tis meet
Page No:
p.7
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Thomas Ford
Attributed To:
Thomas Forde
First Line:
His life is parallelled
Page No:
p.7
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Measure for Measure
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
If she be gone the world in my esteem
Page No:
p.7
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
John Crown's Ambitious Statesman
Attributed To:
John Crowne
First Line:
Without your fight my life is less secure
Page No:
p.7
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir Robert Howard's Vestal Virgin
Attributed To:
Sir Robert Howard
First Line:
Yet abstinence in things we must profess
Page No:
p.7
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Brown's Pastorals
Attributed To:
William Browne
First Line:
Give me the cups
Page No:
p.8
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Hamlet
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Give way make place room for the consul
Page No:
p.8
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Sejanus
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
Good things that come of course far less do please
Page No:
p.8
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Herrick
Attributed To:
Robert Herrick
First Line:
Great works do oft yield grievous accidents
Page No:
p.8
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lord Brooke's Alaham
Attributed To:
Fulke Greville
First Line:
His speech was answered with a general noise
Page No:
pp.8-9
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir John Beaumont
Attributed To:
Sir John Beaumont
First Line:
If we consider accident
Page No:
p.8
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir William Davenant's Cruel Brother
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
Noble she is by birth made good by virtue
Page No:
p.9
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
George Chapman's Monsieur D' Olive
Attributed To:
George Chapman
First Line:
She is of the best blood yet betters it
Page No:
pp.9-10
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Robert Baron's Mirza
Attributed To:
Robert Baron
First Line:
Away then work with boldness and with speed
Page No:
p.10
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Christopher Marloe's Lust's Dominion
Attributed To:
Christopher Marlowe
First Line:
Checks and disasters
Page No:
p.10
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Troilus and Cressida
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Give me good proofs of what you have alleged
Page No:
p.10
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Crown's First Part of Henry VI.
Attributed To:
John Crowne
First Line:
You would grow unjust unto yourself
Page No:
p.10
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir William Davenant's Fair Favourite
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
All their actions are governed by crude opinion
Page No:
p.11
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Silent Woman
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
Bring action hither
Page No:
p.11
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Troilus and Cressida
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
For good and well must in our actions meet
Page No:
p.11
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dr. Donne
Attributed To:
John Donne
First Line:
Good actions crown themselves with lasting bays
Page No:
p.11
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Heath's Clarastella
Attributed To:
Robert Heath
First Line:
Let not the least act now of his at last
Page No:
p.11
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Daniel's Philotas
Attributed To:
Samuel Daniel
First Line:
Men find that action is another thing
Page No:
p.11
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Daniel
Attributed To:
Samuel Daniel
First Line:
Things of this nature sprung
Page No:
p.11
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Middleton's and Rowley's Fair Quarrel
Attributed To:
Thomas Middleton
William Rowley
First Line:
Yet is the office not to be despised
Page No:
p.11
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
Actions are weakened with too hasty speed
Page No:
p.12
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Aleyn's Poictiers
Attributed To:
Charles Aleyn
First Line:
Be well advised and wary council make
Page No:
p.12
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Thomas Randolph
Attributed To:
Thomas Randolph
First Line:
If thou dost ill the joy fades not the pains
Page No:
p.12
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
George Herbert
Attributed To:
George Herbert
First Line:
Of every noble action the intent
Page No:
p.12
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Beaumont and Fletcher's Captain
Attributed To:
Francis Beaumont
John Fletcher
First Line:
The end of every act
Page No:
p.12
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Chapman's Blind Beggar of Alexandria
Attributed To:
George Chapman
First Line:
Time will be waited on by majesty
Page No:
p.12
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Charles Aleyn's Poictiers
Attributed To:
Charles Aleyn
First Line:
We can call
Page No:
p.12
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Thomas Middleton's Mayor of Queenborough
Attributed To:
Thomas Middleton
First Line:
Action is honour's language swords are tongues
Page No:
p.13
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sam. Rowley's Noble Spanish Soldier
Attributed To:
Samuel Rowley
First Line:
As in a ship some climb the shrouds t' unfold
Page No:
pp.13-14
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir John Denham
Attributed To:
Sir John Denham
First Line:
As the new moon th' light of th' old devours
Page No:
p.13
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Baron's Mirza
Attributed To:
Robert Baron
First Line:
He that pursues an act that is attended
Page No:
p.13
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Thomas Nabb's Unfortunate Mother
Attributed To:
Thomas Nabbes [Nabbs]
First Line:
The body sins not tis the will
Page No:
p.13
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Herrick
Attributed To:
Robert Herrick
First Line:
We no more can tell
Page No:
p.13
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
William Cartwright
Attributed To:
William Cartwright
First Line:
Actions rare and sudden do commonly
Page No:
p.14
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir William Davenant's Cruel Brother
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
All actions finely gilded over succeed
Page No:
p.14
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Crown's Calisto
Attributed To:
John Crowne
First Line:
Be just in all thy actions and if joined
Page No:
p.14
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Denham
Attributed To:
Sir John Denham
First Line:
But our unsteady actions cannot be
Page No:
p.14
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir Robert Howard's Vestal Virgin
Attributed To:
Sir Robert Howard
First Line:
Peace is the rust of minds brave souls refine
Page No:
p.14
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir Robert Howard's Vestal Virgin
Attributed To:
Sir Robert Howard
First Line:
We may admire
Page No:
p.14
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
Advancement now doth not attend desert
Page No:
p.15
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Alexander Earl of Sterline's Julius Caesar
Attributed To:
William Alexander
First Line:
I was your friend when you were honest
Page No:
pp.15-16
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Crown's Ambitious Statesman.
Attributed To:
John Crowne
First Line:
Tis often seen
Page No:
p.15
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's All's well that ends well
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
You have layed
Page No:
p.15
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Chapman's First Part of Biron's Conspiracy
Attributed To:
George Chapman
First Line:
He who hath never warred with misery
Page No:
p.16
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Daniel, on Wriothesly Earl of Southampton
Attributed To:
Samuel Daniel
First Line:
Sweet are the uses of adversity
Page No:
p.16
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's As you like it
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
That sir which serves for gain
Page No:
p.16
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's King Lear
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Yet miserable ourselves why should we deem
Page No:
pp.16-17
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Drayton
Attributed To:
Michael Drayton
First Line:
Afflictions
Page No:
p.17
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Chapman's Revenge for Honour
Attributed To:
George Chapman
First Line:
Better were worse for no affliction
Page No:
p.17
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dr. Donne
Attributed To:
John Donne
First Line:
He that pines in grief
Page No:
p.17-18
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Robert Armin's Two Maids of More-clack
Attributed To:
Robert Armin
First Line:
Man's senses barren were
Page No:
p.17
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lord Brook's Alaham
Attributed To:
Fulke Greville
First Line:
Not one care-wanting hour my life had tasted
Page No:
p.17
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Samuel Brandon's Octavia
Attributed To:
Samuel Brandon
First Line:
You are flies away they that my winter fled
Page No:
p.17
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Thomas Heywood's Royal King
Attributed To:
Thomas Heywood
First Line:
Affliction then is ours
Page No:
p.18
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
George Herbert
Attributed To:
George Herbert
First Line:
Afflictions they most profitable are
Page No:
p.18
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Herrick
Attributed To:
Robert Herrick
First Line:
Like a ball that bounds
Page No:
p.18
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Nabb's Microcosmus
Attributed To:
Thomas Nabbes [Nabbs]
First Line:
Though I have lost my fortune and lost you
Page No:
p.18
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Beaumont's and Fletcher's Fair Maid of the Inn
Attributed To:
Francis Beaumont
John Fletcher
First Line:
Through danger safety comes through trouble rest
Page No:
p.18
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
John Marston's Insatiate Countess
Attributed To:
John Marston
First Line:
We see that trees bear no such pleasant fruit
Page No:
p.18
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
John Webster's White Devil
Attributed To:
John Webster
First Line:
Adversity hurts none but only such
Page No:
p.19
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Herrick
Attributed To:
Robert Herrick
First Line:
The wise more active grow by being crossed
Page No:
p.19
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Roger Boyle's Earl of Orrery's Guzman
Attributed To:
Roger Boyle
First Line:
Though affliction at the first doth vex
Page No:
p.19
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir William Davenant's Fair Favourite
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
Your virtues have not more made crowns your due
Page No:
p.19
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir Robert Howard on Charles II.
Attributed To:
Sir Robert Howard
First Line:
As they that are shaken with a fever
Page No:
p.20
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
John Lilly's Alexander and Campaspe
Attributed To:
John Lyly
First Line:
He chiefly willed me when he gave this land
Page No:
p.20
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Let him be so
Page No:
p.20
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's London Prodigal
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Let me you intreat
Page No:
p.20
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Edmund Spenser's Fairy Queen
Attributed To:
Edmund Spenser
First Line:
Then all too late comes council to be heard
Page No:
p.20
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's King Richard II
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
You are one of those that will not serve God
Page No:
p.20
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Othello
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
But yet beware of counsels when too full
Page No:
pp.21-22
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Denham
Attributed To:
Sir John Denham
First Line:
Council's as much the office of a servant
Page No:
p.21
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Beaumont and Fletcher's Honest Man's Fortune
Attributed To:
Francis Beaumont
John Fletcher
First Line:
I counsel give according to my skill
Page No:
p.21
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
E. of Sterline's Darius
Attributed To:
William Alexander
First Line:
In great affairs and doubtful it behoves
Page No:
p.21
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Catiline
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
Know when to speak for many times it brings
Page No:
p.21
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Herrick
Attributed To:
Robert Herrick
First Line:
Tis easy for physicians for to tell
Page No:
p.21
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Thomas Goff's Courageous Turk
Attributed To:
Thomas Goffe [Gough]
First Line:
Councils like seamen as they cause do find
Page No:
p.22
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
John Dover's Roman Generals
Attributed To:
John Dover
First Line:
Heaven is just scorns are the hire of scorns
Page No:
p.22
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Tourneur's Revenger's Tragedy
Attributed To:
Cyril Tourneur
First Line:
How many ills spring from adultery
Page No:
pp.22-23
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Webster's Devil's Law-Case, or when Women go to Law, the Devil's full of Business
Attributed To:
John Webster
First Line:
If you did wed my sister for her wealth
Page No:
p.22
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Comedy of Errors
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Nature too oft by bright does prefer
Page No:
p.22
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir William Davenant's Gondibert
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
Tis more than nature's mighty hand can do
Page No:
p.22
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Chapman's Revenge of Bussy d' Ambois
Attributed To:
George Chapman
First Line:
Thou never meanst then
Page No:
p.23
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Beaumont's and Fletcher's Monsieur Thomas
Attributed To:
Francis Beaumont
John Fletcher
First Line:
What pity tis these pleasures are not lawful
Page No:
p.23
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
James Shirley's Love's Cruelty
Attributed To:
James Shirley
First Line:
Adultery | Adultery Biancha such a guilt
Page No:
p.24
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
John Ford's Love's Sacrifice
Attributed To:
John Ford
First Line:
Most wretched man
Page No:
p.24
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Spenser's Fairy Queen
Attributed To:
Edmund Spenser
First Line:
What war so cruel or what siege so sore
Page No:
p.24
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Spenser's Fairy Queen
Attributed To:
Edmund Spenser
First Line:
Affection is a fire
Page No:
p.25
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lilly's Alexander and Campaspe
Attributed To:
John Lyly
First Line:
Affection is the savage beast
Page No:
p.25
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Brandon's Octavia
Attributed To:
Samuel Brandon
First Line:
Of all the tyrants that the world affords
Page No:
p.25
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Earl of Sterline's Julius Caesar
Attributed To:
William Alexander
First Line:
Sound moves a sound voice doth beget a voice
Page No:
pp.25-26
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Drayton
Attributed To:
Michael Drayton
First Line:
Thoughts that be offended
Page No:
p.25
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lord Brook's Mustapha
Attributed To:
Fulke Greville
First Line:
When our diseased affections
Page No:
p.25
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Chapman's Caesar and Pompey
Attributed To:
George Chapman
First Line:
Affection is become a parasite
Page No:
p.26
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir William Davenant's Cruel Brother
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
For affections injured
Page No:
p.26
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
John Ford's Broken Heart
Attributed To:
John Ford
First Line:
I sought none of your alliance I
Page No:
pp.26-27
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Richard Brome's Damoiselle
Attributed To:
Richard Brome
First Line:
O you much partial gods
Page No:
p.26.2
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lodovick Barrey's Ram-Alley
Attributed To:
Lording Barry
First Line:
Our affections cannot be compelled
Page No:
p.26
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Cyril Tourneur's Atheist's Tragedy
Attributed To:
Cyril Tourneur
First Line:
See how affection sways though both our reasons
Page No:
p.26.5
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir Robert Stapylton's Step Mother
Attributed To:
Sir Robert Stapylton [Stapleton]
First Line:
That fire's not out which does in ashes burn
Page No:
p.26
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Henry Glapthorne's Hollander
Attributed To:
Henry Glapthorne
First Line:
Whoso doth of a prince alliance crave
Page No:
p.26
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Ambassadors that cram into their breasts
Page No:
p.27
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
For all ambassadors
Page No:
p.27
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Chapman's First Part of Byron's Conspiracy
Attributed To:
George Chapman
First Line:
The thirst of reign and sweetness of a crown
Page No:
pp.27-28
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Marlo's First Part of Tamburlaine the Great
Attributed To:
Christopher Marlowe
First Line:
Why stand you thus amazed methinks your eyes
Page No:
p.27
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Ambition hath but two steps the lowest
Page No:
p.28
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lilly's Midas
Attributed To:
John Lyly
First Line:
Tis a common proof
Page No:
p.28
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Julius Caesar
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
How dost thou wear and weary out thy days
Page No:
p.29
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Daniel's Philotas
Attributed To:
Samuel Daniel
First Line:
They that from youth do such at fortune's breast
Page No:
p.29
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lord Brook's Mustapha
Attributed To:
Fulke Greville
First Line:
Those who delight in climbing high
Page No:
p.29
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
E. of Sterline's Darius
Attributed To:
William Alexander
First Line:
Thriftless ambition that will ravin up
Page No:
p.29
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Macbeth
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Who soars too near the sun with golden wings
Page No:
p.29
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Cromwell
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
All other acts of worldlings are but toil
Page No:
p.30
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
Ambition that near vice
Page No:
p.30
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Catiline
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
Farewell for ever so have I discerned
Page No:
p.30.3
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Chapman's Second Part of Byron's Conspiracy
Attributed To:
George Chapman
First Line:
He is at no end of his actions blest
Page No:
pp.30-31
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Chapman's Second Part of Byron's Conspiracy
Attributed To:
George Chapman
First Line:
Ambition's monstrous stomach does increase
Page No:
pp.31-32
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir William Davenant's Playhouse to be let
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
Be not with honours gilded baits beguiled
Page No:
p.31
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir. W. Davenant's Gondibert
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
I shall behold
Page No:
p.31
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Glapthorne's Albertus Wallenstein
Attributed To:
Henry Glapthorne
First Line:
Man was marked
Page No:
p.31
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Philip Massinger's Guardian
Attributed To:
Philip Massinger
First Line:
Minds that will mount into superior state
Page No:
p.31
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Nathaniel Richards's Messalina
Attributed To:
Nathanael Richards
First Line:
Our natures are like oil
Page No:
p.31
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Beaumont and Fletcher's Loyal Subject
Attributed To:
Francis Beaumont
John Fletcher
First Line:
Th' ambitious maid at scornful distance stood
Page No:
p.31
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Gondibert
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
Ambitious eyes
Page No:
p.32
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Rowland Watkyns
Attributed To:
Rowland Watkyns
First Line:
Boast not these titles of your ancestors
Page No:
pp.32-33
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
I'd as soon be
Page No:
p.32
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Crown's Ambitious Statesman
Attributed To:
John Crowne
First Line:
If ambition be his fault twas yours
Page No:
p.32
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Denham's Sophy
Attributed To:
Sir John Denham
First Line:
And him besides rides fierce avenging wrath
Page No:
pp.33-34
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Spenser's Fairy Queen
Attributed To:
Edmund Spenser
First Line:
He that to ancient wreaths can bring no more
Page No:
p.33
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
John Cleveland
Attributed To:
John Cleveland
First Line:
I have no urns no dusty monuments
Page No:
p.33
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Catiline
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
It is indeed a blessing when the virtues
Page No:
p.33
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Nabb's Covent Garden
Attributed To:
Thomas Nabbes [Nabbs]
First Line:
Tis poor and not becoming perfect gentry
Page No:
p.33
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Chapman's and Shirley's Ball
Attributed To:
George Chapman
James Shirley
First Line:
Anger is like
Page No:
p.34
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's King Henry VIII
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Be advised
Page No:
p.34
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's King Henry VIII.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Hear me for I will speak
Page No:
p.34
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Julius Caesar
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Anger never
Page No:
p.35
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Beaumont's and Fletcher's Bloody Brother
Attributed To:
Francis Beaumont
John Fletcher
First Line:
The giddy head that sees with dazzled sight
Page No:
p.35
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lord Brook's Alaham
Attributed To:
Fulke Greville
First Line:
There is not in nature
Page No:
p.35
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Webster's Dutchess of Malfy
Attributed To:
John Webster
First Line:
Your more than manly soul I find
Page No:
pp.35-36
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Thomas Randolph's Muse's Looking Glass
Attributed To:
Thomas Randolph
First Line:
If I stay my rage
Page No:
p.36
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Glapthorne's Hollander
Attributed To:
Henry Glapthorne
First Line:
Madness and anger differ but in this
Page No:
p.36
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Charles Aleyn'd Crescey
Attributed To:
Charles Aleyn
First Line:
My rage is not malicious like a spark
Page No:
p.36
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Goffe's Careless Shepherdess
Attributed To:
Thomas Goffe [Gough]
First Line:
She | Plays with his rage and gets above his anger
Page No:
pp.36-37
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Denham's Sophy
Attributed To:
Sir John Denham
First Line:
Where there's
Page No:
p.36
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Henry Killegrew's Conspiracy
Attributed To:
Henry Killigrew
First Line:
Anger | Is blood poured and perplexed into a froth
Page No:
p.37
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir William Davenant's Just Italian.
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
But how does his resolution take it
Page No:
p.37
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Henry Lord Viscount Falkland's Marriage-Night.
Attributed To:
Henry Cary
First Line:
Charge charge the battle is begun and now
Page No:
p.37
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Madagascar.
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
In mighty souls passions not soon suppressed
Page No:
p.37
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir Francis Fane's Sacrifice
Attributed To:
Sir Francis Fane
First Line:
These by their bloody marks in combat died
Page No:
p.37
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Gondibert
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
You throw away your fury now as wildly
Page No:
pp.37-38
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir Robert Howard's Vestal Virgins
Attributed To:
Sir Robert Howard
First Line:
Some men there are love not a gaping pig
Page No:
p.38
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Merchant of Venice
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Sooner the olive shall provoke
Page No:
p.38
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
John Hall
Attributed To:
John Hall
First Line:
Why meet we then when either's mind
Page No:
p.38
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Hall
Attributed To:
John Hall
First Line:
You are learned in antiquity
Page No:
pp.38-39
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Nabb's Bride
Attributed To:
Thomas Nabbes [Nabbs]
First Line:
They say he sits
Page No:
pp.39-40
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakerley Marmyon's Antiquary.
Attributed To:
Shackerley Marmion
First Line:
I come sir a suitor to you I hear
Page No:
pp.40-41
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Marmyon's Antiquary
Attributed To:
Shackerley Marmion
First Line:
Well thou dost not know the estimation
Page No:
pp.41-43
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Marmyon's Antiquary
Attributed To:
Shackerley Marmion
First Line:
Costly they habit as thy purse can buy
Page No:
p.43
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Hamlet.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
I had three suits in one year made three great
Page No:
pp.44-45
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Every man out of his humour
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
The fashion
Page No:
p.44
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Much ado about nothing
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
We will unto your father's
Page No:
p.44
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Taming of the Shrew
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
A garment made by cunning artsmen's skill
Page No:
pp.45-46
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Heywood's Fair Maid of the Exchange
Attributed To:
Thomas Heywood
First Line:
I am the same without all difference when
Page No:
p.45
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Heywood's Royal King
Attributed To:
Thomas Heywood
First Line:
She frets that such attiring should belong
Page No:
p.45
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Daniel
Attributed To:
Samuel Daniel
First Line:
Still to be neat still to be dressed
Page No:
p.45
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Silent Woman
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
Sure this gay fresh suit as seems to me
Page No:
p.45
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Daniel's Hymens Triumph
Attributed To:
Samuel Daniel
First Line:
Faith choosing of a wench in a huge farthingale
Page No:
p.46
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Thomas Middleton's Women beware Women
Attributed To:
Thomas Middleton
First Line:
Five hours ago I set a dozen of maids
Page No:
pp.46-47
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Madam Superbia
Page No:
p.46
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Randolph's Muse's Looking-glass
Attributed To:
Thomas Randolph
First Line:
A sweet disorder in the dress
Page No:
p.47
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Herrick
Attributed To:
Robert Herrick
First Line:
Meekness consists not in the clothes but heart
Page No:
pp.47-48
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Cleveland
Attributed To:
John Cleveland
First Line:
What clothes to wear the first occasion
Page No:
p.47
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
May's Old Couple
Attributed To:
Thomas May
First Line:
Her garb did negligence express
Page No:
p.48
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Crown's Calisto
Attributed To:
John Crowne
First Line:
Oh Cassius thou hast wandered far from youth
Page No:
p.48
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Crown's Caligula
Attributed To:
John Crowne
First Line:
The nimble linnet
Page No:
p.48
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir William Davenant's Platonick lovers.
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
Your judgment is not competent
Page No:
pp.48-49
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Chapman's First Part of Byron's Conspiracy
Attributed To:
George Chapman
First Line:
Our English of their strings more care did take
Page No:
p.49
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Aleyn's Crescey
Attributed To:
Charles Aleyn
First Line:
The archers then begin
Page No:
p.49
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Aleyn's Henry VII
Attributed To:
Charles Aleyn
First Line:
Be calm in arguing for fierceness makes
Page No:
pp.50-51
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Herbert
Attributed To:
George Herbert
First Line:
But all's not true that supposition saith
Page No:
p.50
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Drayton
Attributed To:
Michael Drayton
First Line:
For arguments like children should be like
Page No:
p.50
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Thomas Dekker's Satiromastix
Attributed To:
Thomas Dekker
First Line:
Here lay an archer whom that arrow slew
Page No:
p.50
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Aleyn's Henry VII
Attributed To:
Charles Aleyn
First Line:
His ranks he in a larger form displays
Page No:
p.50
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir John Beamont's Bosworth Field
Attributed To:
Sir John Beaumont
First Line:
His glittering armour shined far away
Page No:
pp.51-52
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Spenser's Fairy Queen
Attributed To:
Edmund Spenser
First Line:
One in bright arms embattled full strong
Page No:
pp.52-53
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Spenser's Fairy Queen
Attributed To:
Edmund Spenser
First Line:
All furnished all in arms
Page No:
p.53
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's First Part of King Henry IV.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
I'll ride in golden armour like the sun
Page No:
p.53
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Marlo's First Part of Tamburlaine the Great
Attributed To:
Christopher Marlowe
First Line:
The first day when he pitcheth down his tents
Page No:
p.53
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Marlo's First Part of Tamburlaine the Great
Attributed To:
Christopher Marlowe
First Line:
As many circumcised Turks we have
Page No:
p.54
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Marlo's First Part of Tamburlaine the Great
Attributed To:
Christopher Marlowe
First Line:
Assurance now having armed all their hearts
Page No:
p.54
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Aleyn's King Henry VII.
Attributed To:
Charles Aleyn
First Line:
May thy armour be as it hath been
Page No:
p.54
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Beaumont and Fletcher's Maid's Tragedy
Attributed To:
Francis Beaumont
John Fletcher
First Line:
So great an host
Page No:
p.54
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Marlo's First Part of Tamburlaine the Great
Attributed To:
Christopher Marlowe
First Line:
They thought those that unarmed exposed frail life
Page No:
p.54
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir William Davenant's Gondibert
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
We may judge that all they do
Page No:
p.54
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir William Davenant's Playhouse to be lett
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
Andrugio lives and a fair cause of arms
Page No:
p.55
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Marston's First Part of Antonio and Mellida
Attributed To:
John Marston
First Line:
From camp to camp thorugh the foul womb of night
Page No:
p.55
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's King Henry V.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Learn you by me that count yourselves so wise
Page No:
pp.55-56
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Then drawing out his men he did commend
Page No:
p.55
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Aleyn's Henry VII
Attributed To:
Charles Aleyn
First Line:
For though I must confess an artist can
Page No:
pp.56-57
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
In framing artists art hath thus decreed
Page No:
p.56
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Pericles
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Such is the strength of art rough things to shape
Page No:
p.56
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
James Howell
Attributed To:
James Howell
First Line:
What thing a right line is the learned know
Page No:
p.56
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lord Brooke
Attributed To:
Fulke Greville
First Line:
And they who write to lords rewards to get
Page No:
p.57
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dr. Donne
Attributed To:
John Donne
First Line:
He that writes
Page No:
p.57
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Prologue to Sir Robert Howard's Surprizal
Attributed To:
Sir Robert Howard
First Line:
Let others write for glory or reward
Page No:
p.57
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dr. Richard Corbet, Bishop of Norwich
Attributed To:
Richard Corbett
First Line:
To which true end in every art there should
Page No:
p.57
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lord Brooke
Attributed To:
Fulke Greville
First Line:
What in scorn of critical abuse
Page No:
p.57
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lord Brooke
Attributed To:
Fulke Greville
First Line:
A man in authority is but as
Page No:
p.58
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Beaumont and Fletcher's Four Plays in one
Attributed To:
Francis Beaumont
John Fletcher
First Line:
Authority kept up old age secures
Page No:
p.58
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Denham
Attributed To:
Sir John Denham
First Line:
Greedy avarice by him did ride
Page No:
pp.58-59
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Spenser's Fairy Queen
Attributed To:
Edmund Spenser
First Line:
My soul aches
Page No:
p.58
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Coriolanus
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Not from grey hairs authority doth flow
Page No:
p.58
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Denham
Attributed To:
Sir John Denham
First Line:
This is his pardon purchased by such sin
Page No:
p.58
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Measure for Measure
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
If this be held the highway to get riches
Page No:
p.59
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Volpone
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
Promise gold mountains and the covetous
Page No:
p.59
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Devil is an Ass
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
See | The difference twixt the covetous and the prodigal
Page No:
p.59
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Staple of News
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
When all sins are old in us
Page No:
p.59
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dekker's Second Part of the Honest Whore
Attributed To:
Thomas Dekker
First Line:
Gross nurtured slaves who force their wretched souls
Page No:
p.60
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
John Ford's Love's Sacrifice
Attributed To:
John Ford
First Line:
His state is like the world's condition right
Page No:
p.60
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Middleton's More Dissemblers besides Women
Attributed To:
Thomas Middleton
First Line:
Of age's avarice I cannot see
Page No:
p.60
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Denham
Attributed To:
Sir John Denham
First Line:
The year growing ancient
Page No:
p.60
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Winters Tale
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
When I was blind my son I did miscall
Page No:
p.60
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
May's Old Couple
Attributed To:
Thomas May
First Line:
Oh to what purpose dost thou hoard thy words
Page No:
pp.61-62
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's King Richard II.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
We banish you our territories
Page No:
p.61
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's King Richard II.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Whatever the wanton spring
Page No:
p.61
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
John Ford and Thomas Dekker's Sun's Darling
Attributed To:
Thomas Dekker
John Ford
First Line:
He promised he would banish him but what
Page No:
p.63
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Aleyn's Henry VII
Attributed To:
Charles Aleyn
First Line:
Oh what a grief tis that a man should live
Page No:
p.63
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Tourneur's Revenger's Tragedy
Attributed To:
Cyril Tourneur
First Line:
There is no beast
Page No:
p.63
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Beaumont and Fletcher's King and no King
Attributed To:
Francis Beaumont
John Fletcher
First Line:
Thou nature art my goddess to thy law
Page No:
p.63
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's King Lear
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
For doughty handed are you and have fought
Page No:
p.64
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Antony and Cleopatra
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
I cannot speak him home he stopped the fliers
Page No:
pp.64-65
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Coriolanus
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Indeed a bastard by nature should make cuckolds
Page No:
p.64
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Tourneur's Revenger's Tragedy
Attributed To:
Cyril Tourneur
First Line:
Methinks the mother's shame is not to be
Page No:
p.64
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Webster and Rowley's Thracian Wonder.
Attributed To:
William Rowley
John Webster
First Line:
Our bastard children are but like to plate
Page No:
p.64
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Herrick.
Attributed To:
Robert Herrick
First Line:
Why do I take
Page No:
p.64
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Webster's Devil's Law Case
Attributed To:
John Webster
First Line:
Go bear Patroclus' body to Achilles
Page No:
p.65
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Troilus and Cressida
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
He hath fought today
Page No:
p.65
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Antony and Cleopatra
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
This battle fares like to the morning's war
Page No:
pp.65-66
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Third Part of King Henry VI
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Stout Ferrers aims to fix his mighty lance
Page No:
pp.66-67
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir John Beaumont's Bosworth Field
Attributed To:
Sir John Beaumont
First Line:
The signal given
Page No:
p.66
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Beaumont and Fletcher's Laws of Candy
Attributed To:
Francis Beaumont
John Fletcher
First Line:
And now our drums so fill each adverse ear
Page No:
pp.67-68
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Madagascar
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
Now conquest with her wings fanned every side
Page No:
p.67
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Aleyn's Henry VII
Attributed To:
Charles Aleyn
First Line:
The eager armies meet to try their cause
Page No:
p.67
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
May's Edward III
Attributed To:
Thomas May
First Line:
Fly oh fly these bed brokers unclean
Page No:
pp.68-69
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Daniel's Rosamund
Attributed To:
Samuel Daniel
First Line:
For we cannot lodge and board a dozen
Page No:
p.68
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's King Henry V
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Two lords armed like king John were in the field
Page No:
p.68
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
E. of Orrery's Black Prince.
Attributed To:
Roger Boyle
First Line:
A bawd first for her profession or
Page No:
pp.69-70
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Marston's Dutch Courtezan
Attributed To:
John Marston
First Line:
Hence thou our sex's monster poisonous bawd
Page No:
p.69
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dekker's First Part of the honest Whore.
Attributed To:
Thomas Dekker
First Line:
A well practised bawd
Page No:
pp.70-71
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Barrey's Ram-Alley
Attributed To:
Lording Barry
First Line:
What's that | A bawdy house
Page No:
p.70
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Beaumont and Fletcher's Mad Lover
Attributed To:
Francis Beaumont
John Fletcher
First Line:
For his chin
Page No:
p.71
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Suckling's Goblins
Attributed To:
Sir John Suckling
First Line:
He wears a great round beard like a glover's
Page No:
p.71
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Merry Wives of Windsor
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
His beard is directly brick colour
Page No:
p.71
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Marston's What you will
Attributed To:
John Marston
First Line:
Nought under heaven so strongly doth allure
Page No:
pp.71-72
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Spenser's Fairy Queen
Attributed To:
Edmund Spenser
First Line:
O old friend thy face is valanced since
Page No:
p.71
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Hamlet
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Tush a beard never made Cato though many
Page No:
p.71
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Marston's What you will
Attributed To:
John Marston
First Line:
Fair faces have no fruits if they have no
Page No:
p.72
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lilly's Sapho and Phao.
Attributed To:
John Lyly
First Line:
Her sacred beauty hath enchanted heaven
Page No:
p.72
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Marlo's Second Part of Tamburlaine the Great
Attributed To:
Christopher Marlowe
First Line:
As plays the sun upon the glassy stream
Page No:
p.73
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's First Part of King Henry VI
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
I relish not these philosophical feasts
Page No:
p.73
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's New Inn
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
If you be honest and fair you should
Page No:
p.73
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Hamlet
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
O she doth teach the torches to burn bright
Page No:
p.73
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Romeo and Juliet
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
O love and beauty how are you ordained
Page No:
p.74
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Daniel's Arcadia
Attributed To:
Samuel Daniel
First Line:
Our beauties are not ours
Page No:
p.74
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Cynthia's Revels
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
What greater torment ever could have been
Page No:
p.74
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Daniel's Rosamund
Attributed To:
Samuel Daniel
First Line:
Why did the gods give thee a heavenly form
Page No:
p.74
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Cynthia's Revels
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
Beauty sweet love is like the morning dew
Page No:
p.75
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Daniel
Attributed To:
Samuel Daniel
First Line:
Oh beauty thou an enemy professed
Page No:
p.75
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Daniel's Rosamund
Attributed To:
Samuel Daniel
First Line:
The merchant which in traffic spends his life
Page No:
pp.75-76
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Drayton
Attributed To:
Michael Drayton
First Line:
By her virtue learn to square
Page No:
p.76
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Beaumont and Fletcher's Faithful Shepherdess
Attributed To:
Francis Beaumont
John Fletcher
First Line:
Do not idolatrize beauty's a flower
Page No:
p.76
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
William Smith's Hector of Germany
Attributed To:
William Smith
First Line:
For women sure were made to be beloved
Page No:
p.76
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Brown's Pastorals
Attributed To:
William Browne
First Line:
Nature was here so lavish of her store
Page No:
p.76
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Brown's Pastorals
Attributed To:
William Browne
First Line:
So fair that had you beauty's picture took
Page No:
p.76
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Aleyn's Henry VII.
Attributed To:
Charles Aleyn
First Line:
Tis needless beauty should itself admire
Page No:
p.76
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Drayton
Attributed To:
Michael Drayton
First Line:
Beauty my lord tis the worst part of woman
Page No:
p.77
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Goffe's Courageous Turk
Attributed To:
Thomas Goffe [Gough]
First Line:
What's beauty 'las
Page No:
pp.77-78
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Hall
Attributed To:
John Hall
First Line:
I long not for the cherries on the tree
Page No:
p.78
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Randolph
Attributed To:
Thomas Randolph
First Line:
I've seen the fair outside of this tomb before
Page No:
p.78
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Will. Rowley's New Wonder
Attributed To:
William Rowley
First Line:
No autumn nor no age ever approach
Page No:
p.78
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Massinger and Field's Fatal Dowry
Attributed To:
Philip Massinger
Nathan Field
First Line:
We can distinguish
Page No:
pp.78-79
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shirley's Royal Master
Attributed To:
James Shirley
First Line:
When beauty is
Page No:
p.78
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Massinger's Duke of Milan
Attributed To:
Philip Massinger
First Line:
Women if no envy blind their eyes
Page No:
p.78
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Randolph's Amyntas
Attributed To:
Thomas Randolph
First Line:
Beauty's our grief but in the ore
Page No:
p.79
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Cartwright
Attributed To:
William Cartwright
First Line:
Fair while she was and when she was not fair
Page No:
p.79
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Cartwright
Attributed To:
William Cartwright
First Line:
For beauty like white powder makes no noise
Page No:
p.79
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Cleveland
Attributed To:
John Cleveland
First Line:
There's no such thing as that we beauty call
Page No:
p.79
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Suckling
Attributed To:
Sir John Suckling
First Line:
Now Laura's blood back to her liver fled
Page No:
p.80
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Gondibert
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
Tell me not of a face that's fair
Page No:
p.80
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Alexander Brome
Attributed To:
Alexander Brome
First Line:
This devil beauty is compounded strangely
Page No:
p.80
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Suckling's Aglaura
Attributed To:
Sir John Suckling
First Line:
Why bashful maid will you your beauty hide
Page No:
p.80
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir. W. Davenant's Gondibert
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
He that first does find
Page No:
p.81
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir Robert Howard's Great Favourite
Attributed To:
Sir Robert Howard
First Line:
Heaven meant that beauty nature's greatest force
Page No:
p.81
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lord Orrery's Henry V
Attributed To:
Roger Boyle
First Line:
I've seen admired adored yes and enjoyed
Page No:
pp.81-82
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Crown's First Part of the Destruction of Jerusalem
Attributed To:
John Crowne
First Line:
She has trim and dazzle
Page No:
p.81
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lord Faulkland's Marriage Night
Attributed To:
Henry Cary
First Line:
The heavens have clouds and spots are in the moon
Page No:
p.81
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir Robert Howard's Indian Queen
Attributed To:
Sir Robert Howard
First Line:
Where is a lover's wealth what joy
Page No:
p.81
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Unfortunate Lovers.
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
Your looks will shortly too decay whilst by
Page No:
p.81
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Platonick Lovers
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
Art thou a man and shamest thou not to beg
Page No:
p.82
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Every Man in his Humour
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
For well I wot compared to all the rest
Page No:
p.82
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Spenser's Mother Hubberd's Tale
Attributed To:
Edmund Spenser
First Line:
Small odds I often see
Page No:
p.82
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Spenser's Mother Hubberd's Tale
Attributed To:
Edmund Spenser
First Line:
When beggars grow thus bold
Page No:
p.82
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Drayton
Attributed To:
Michael Drayton
First Line:
A benefit upbraided forfeits thanks
Page No:
p.83
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lady Eliza. Carew's Mariam
Attributed To:
Cary [nee Tanfield] Elizabeth
First Line:
And tis not sure so full a benefit
Page No:
p.83
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lady Carew's Mariam
Attributed To:
Cary [nee Tanfield] Elizabeth
First Line:
Base worldlings that despise all such as need
Page No:
p.83
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Heywood's Royal King
Attributed To:
Thomas Heywood
First Line:
For he that's born to be a beggar know
Page No:
p.83
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Heywood and Rowley's Fortune by Land and Sea
Attributed To:
William Rowley
Thomas Heywood
First Line:
He makes a beggar first that first relieves him
Page No:
p.83
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Heywood's Royal King
Attributed To:
Thomas Heywood
First Line:
He that neglects a blessing though he want
Page No:
p.83
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Beaumont and Fletcher's Elder Brother
Attributed To:
Francis Beaumont
John Fletcher
First Line:
Some benefits are odious so is this
Page No:
p.83
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Daniel's Philotas
Attributed To:
Samuel Daniel
First Line:
What think you of turning beggars
Page No:
p.83
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Suckling's Goblins
Attributed To:
Sir John Suckling
First Line:
When the receiver of a courtesy
Page No:
pp.83-84
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Beaumont and Fletcher's Prophetess
Attributed To:
Francis Beaumont
John Fletcher
First Line:
If to receive a favour make a servant
Page No:
p.84
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Massinger and Field's Fatal Dowry
Attributed To:
Philip Massinger
Nathan Field
First Line:
There are some natures
Page No:
p.84
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Massinger's Guardian
Attributed To:
Philip Massinger
First Line:
To brag of benefits one hath bestown
Page No:
p.84
Poem Title:
[no titles]
Attribution:
Richard Brome's Novella
Attributed To:
Richard Brome
First Line:
True gentry standeth in the trade
Page No:
p.84
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dr Thomas Phaer in the Mirror for Magistrates
Attributed To:
Thomas Phaer [Phayer]
First Line:
Twere much unfit
Page No:
p.84.2
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Massinger's Great Duke of Florence
Attributed To:
Philip Massinger
First Line:
Why should my birth keep down my mounting spirit
Page No:
p.85
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Cromwell
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Didst thou never read in difference of good
Page No:
p.86
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Case is alter'd
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
For to be basely born
Page No:
p.86
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Beaumont and Fletcher's Fair Maid of the Inn
Attributed To:
Francis Beaumont
John Fletcher
First Line:
I swear tis better to be lowly born
Page No:
p.86
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's King Henry VIII
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Madam you haply scorn the vulgar earth
Page No:
pp.86-87
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Habbington's Queen of Arragon
Attributed To:
William Habington
First Line:
Think not that your glories fall
Page No:
p.86
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Brown's Pastorals
Attributed To:
William Browne
First Line:
Tis but in vain of my descent to boast
Page No:
p.86
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Drayton
Attributed To:
Michael Drayton
First Line:
Put off your giant titles then I can
Page No:
p.87
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dr. Henry King, Bishop of Chichester
Attributed To:
Henry King
First Line:
This shepherd sure is sprung from noble race
Page No:
p.87
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dover's Roman Generals
Attributed To:
John Dover
First Line:
He wealth not birth preferred to council's place
Page No:
p.88
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Gondibert
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
O happiness of blindness now no beauty
Page No:
p.88
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Denham's Sophy
Attributed To:
Sir John Denham
First Line:
The wretchedst thing the most despised beast
Page No:
p.88
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Drayton
Attributed To:
Michael Drayton
First Line:
This fellow must have a rare understanding
Page No:
p.88
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shirley's Example
Attributed To:
James Shirley
First Line:
Where some time stood the beauty of this face
Page No:
p.88
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Drayton
Attributed To:
Michael Drayton
First Line:
For then we wound our modesty and make
Page No:
p.89
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's All's well that ends well
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
If valour dwell in vaunting
Page No:
p.89
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Beaumont and Fletcher's Mad Lover
Attributed To:
Francis Beaumont
John Fletcher
First Line:
O Jove let it become me
Page No:
p.89
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Sejanus
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
Where am I now
Page No:
p.89
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir Robert Howard's Vestal Virgin
Attributed To:
Sir Robert Howard
First Line:
A book oh rare one
Page No:
p.90
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Cymbeline
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Alas my miserable master what sudds
Page No:
p.90
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Marston's Fawne
Attributed To:
John Marston
First Line:
He that vaunts
Page No:
p.90
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Cartwright's Royal Slave
Attributed To:
William Cartwright
First Line:
Let them be burnt o how ridiculous
Page No:
pp.90-91
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Sejanus
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
The honour is overpaid
Page No:
p.90
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shirley's Contention of Ajax and Ulysses for Achilles's Armour
Attributed To:
James Shirley
First Line:
And as in grounds which salt by nature yield
Page No:
p.91
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lord Brooke
Attributed To:
Fulke Greville
First Line:
And though books madam cannot make this mind
Page No:
p.91
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Daniel
Attributed To:
Samuel Daniel
First Line:
He loves books
Page No:
p.91
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Glapthorne's Wit in a Constable
Attributed To:
Henry Glapthorne
First Line:
Like one that thinks to bring his friend
Page No:
p.91
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Suckling
Attributed To:
Sir John Suckling
First Line:
Now for these instrumental following arts
Page No:
p.91
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lord Brooke
Attributed To:
Fulke Greville
First Line:
Books much contribute to the public good
Page No:
p.92
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
Books should to one of these four ends conduce
Page No:
p.92
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Denham
Attributed To:
Sir John Denham
First Line:
He used books so
Page No:
p.92
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dr. Martin Lleuellin
Attributed To:
Martin Lluelyn
First Line:
Learning is more profound
Page No:
p.92
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Robert Heath
Attributed To:
Robert Heath
First Line:
Bounty and gifts lose more than they do find
Page No:
p.93
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Daniel's Philotas
Attributed To:
Samuel Daniel
First Line:
For his bounty
Page No:
p.93
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Antony and Cleopatra
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
He that's liberal
Page No:
p.93
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Beaumont and Fletcher's Spanish Curate
Attributed To:
Francis Beaumont
John Fletcher
First Line:
How fares it with our great and royal master
Page No:
p.93
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Sejanus
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
O blessed bounty giving all content
Page No:
p.93
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Drayton
Attributed To:
Michael Drayton
First Line:
Tis pity bounty has not eyes behind
Page No:
p.93
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Timon
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
What you require of him he partly begs
Page No:
p.93
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Antony and Cleopatra
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
As Hesiod sings spread water over thy field
Page No:
p.94
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Denham
Attributed To:
Sir John Denham
First Line:
He that doth many good deeds it may fall
Page No:
p.94
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shirley's Bird in a Cage
Attributed To:
James Shirley
First Line:
How soon from virtue and an honoured spirit
Page No:
p.94
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
May's Old Couple
Attributed To:
Thomas May
First Line:
Royal bounties
Page No:
p.94
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Massinger's Emperour of the East
Attributed To:
Philip Massinger
First Line:
Thy bounties if I name I'll not admit
Page No:
p.94
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
Justice herself that fitteth wimpled bout
Page No:
p.95
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lylly's Midas
Attributed To:
John Lyly
First Line:
You have condemned and noted Lucius Pella
Page No:
p.95
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Julius Caesar
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
A drudge may find more corners in the house
Page No:
p.96
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir Ralph Freeman's Imperiale
Attributed To:
Sir Ralph Freeman
First Line:
Decrees are bought and laws are sold
Page No:
p.96
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Catiline
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
I wonder Zanthia why the custom is
Page No:
p.96
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Marston's Sophonisba
Attributed To:
John Marston
First Line:
Silver though white
Page No:
p.96
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Middleton and Rowley's Fair Quarrel
Attributed To:
Thomas Middleton
William Rowley
First Line:
Tis gold must such an instrument procure
Page No:
p.96
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Webster's White Devil
Attributed To:
John Webster
First Line:
When I go to hell
Page No:
p.96
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Webster's Dutchess of Malfy
Attributed To:
John Webster
First Line:
Who thinketh to buy villainy with gold
Page No:
p.96
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Marston's Sophonisba
Attributed To:
John Marston
First Line:
The maid and thereby hangs a tale
Page No:
pp.97-98
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Suckling
Attributed To:
Sir John Suckling
First Line:
While early light springs from the skies
Page No:
p.97
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Cartwright's Ordinary
Attributed To:
William Cartwright
First Line:
Now that love's holiday is come
Page No:
pp.99-100
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Cleveland
Attributed To:
John Cleveland
First Line:
See boys this gate
Page No:
p.100
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Cymbeline
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
She builds in gold and to the stars
Page No:
p.100
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Catiline
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
They had rather drown their substance
Page No:
p.100
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Chapman's Revenge of Bussey D'ambois
Attributed To:
George Chapman
First Line:
A room prepared with pilasters she chose
Page No:
p.101
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Drayton
Attributed To:
Michael Drayton
First Line:
And his fair house raised high in envy's eye
Page No:
p.101
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Daniel
Attributed To:
Samuel Daniel
First Line:
Here the architect
Page No:
pp.101-102
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Carew
Attributed To:
Thomas Carew
First Line:
Not walls but subjects love
Page No:
p.102
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Goffe's Raging Turk
Attributed To:
Thomas Goffe [Gough]
First Line:
The neighbouring monarch wealthy and at ease
Page No:
pp.102-103
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
Calamity in Homer barefoot goes
Page No:
p.103
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Aleyn's Henry VII
Attributed To:
Charles Aleyn
First Line:
Calamity is man's true touchstone
Page No:
p.103
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Beaumont and Fletcher's Four Plays in one
Attributed To:
Francis Beaumont
John Fletcher
First Line:
Cunning calamity
Page No:
p.103
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Beaumont and Fletcher's Honest Man's Fortune
Attributed To:
Francis Beaumont
John Fletcher
First Line:
Oh Craterus do not insult calamity
Page No:
p.103
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Daniel's Philotas
Attributed To:
Samuel Daniel
First Line:
How wisely fate ordained for human kind
Page No:
p.104
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Law against Lovers
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
Know he that
Page No:
p.104
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Distresses
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
There entering in they found the good man self
Page No:
p.104
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Spenser's Fairy Queen
Attributed To:
Edmund Spenser
First Line:
Another shape appears
Page No:
p.105
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sackville E. of Dorset, in the Mirror for Magistrates.
Attributed To:
Thomas Sackville
First Line:
Care keeps his watch in every old man's eye
Page No:
p.105
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Romeo and Juliet
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Sir Scudamore there entering much admired
Page No:
p.105
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Spenser's Fairy Queen
Attributed To:
Edmund Spenser
First Line:
Thus sometimes hath the brightest day a cloud
Page No:
p.105
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Second Part of King Henry VI
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Timely crooks that tree that will be a camock
Page No:
p.105
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lilly's Endimion
Attributed To:
John Lyly
First Line:
Although my cares do hang upon my soul
Page No:
p.106
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Glapthorne's Albertus Wallenstein
Attributed To:
Henry Glapthorne
First Line:
Care is no cure but rather corrosive
Page No:
p.106
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's First Part of King Henry VI.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Care that in cloisters only seals her eyes
Page No:
p.106
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Gondibert
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
Care that is entered once into the breast
Page No:
p.106
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Tale of a Tub
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
In care they live that must for many care
Page No:
p.106
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lord Brook's Alaham
Attributed To:
Fulke Greville
First Line:
Of all proceedings in this great affair
Page No:
p.106
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Glapthorne's Albertus Wallenstein
Attributed To:
Henry Glapthorne
First Line:
What bliss what wealth did ever the world bestow
Page No:
p.106
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
May's Agrippina
Attributed To:
Thomas May
First Line:
When enemies bid enemies take heed
Page No:
p.106
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lord Brook's Alaham
Attributed To:
Fulke Greville
First Line:
You now are destined to more watchful care
Page No:
p.106
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
Circumstance must make it probable
Page No:
p.107
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Nabb's Hannibal and Scipio
Attributed To:
Thomas Nabbes [Nabbs]
First Line:
I say the cause and not the casual speed
Page No:
p.107
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
W. Baldwin in the Mirror for Magistrates
Attributed To:
William Baldwin
First Line:
Justness of cause is nothing
Page No:
p.107
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Suckling's Brennoralt
Attributed To:
Sir John Suckling
First Line:
T' anticipate the cause which makes one great
Page No:
p.107
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Aleyn's Henry VII
Attributed To:
Charles Aleyn
First Line:
We may | Accuse the powers above as partial when
Page No:
p.107
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Massinger's Bashful Lover
Attributed To:
Philip Massinger
First Line:
But now so wise and wary was the knight
Page No:
pp.108-109
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Spenser's Fairy Queen
Attributed To:
Edmund Spenser
First Line:
Every cause
Page No:
p.108
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Glapthorne's Hollander
Attributed To:
Henry Glapthorne
First Line:
Small are the seeds fate does unheeded sow
Page No:
p.108
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Gondibert
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
This is a cause which our ambition fills
Page No:
p.108
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Gondibert
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
None pities him that's in the snare
Page No:
p.109
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Herrick
Attributed To:
Robert Herrick
First Line:
O hard condition and twin born with greatness
Page No:
pp.109-110
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's King Henry V.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
They that fear the adders sting will not come
Page No:
p.109
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Chapman's Widow's Tears
Attributed To:
George Chapman
First Line:
Those are but feeble brains which fancies load
Page No:
p.109
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
E. of Sterline's Darius
Attributed To:
William Alexander
First Line:
Who scapes the snare
Page No:
p.109
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Chapman's Revenge for Honour
Attributed To:
George Chapman
First Line:
Ceremony was but devised at first
Page No:
p.110
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Timon
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
She can't be paralleled by art much less
Page No:
p.111
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Robert Nevile's Poor Scholar
Attributed To:
Robert Neville
First Line:
There are a sort of fond effeminate men
Page No:
p.111
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Nabbs's Covent Garden
Attributed To:
Thomas Nabbes [Nabbs]
First Line:
There is a kind of character in thy life
Page No:
p.111
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Measure for Measure
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Tis not a robe of lawn a hallowed verge
Page No:
p.111
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Platonick Lovers
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
What's your true censure of his general worth
Page No:
p.111
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Chapman and Shirley's Admiral of France
Attributed To:
George Chapman
James Shirley
First Line:
Charity ever
Page No:
p.112
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Beaumont and Fletcher's Sea Voyage
Attributed To:
Francis Beaumont
John Fletcher
First Line:
Good works abound in Rome tis well they do
Page No:
p.112
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Francis Quarles
Attributed To:
Francis Quarles
First Line:
His eyes and silent gesture spake his grief
Page No:
p.112
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Robert Dauborne's Poor Man's Comfort
Attributed To:
Robert Daborne
First Line:
Mongst all your virtues
Page No:
p.112
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Middleton's Women beware Women
Attributed To:
Thomas Middleton
First Line:
This is the charity of some rich men
Page No:
p.112
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shirley's Hide Park
Attributed To:
James Shirley
First Line:
Fear it Ophelia fear it my dear sister
Page No:
p.113-114
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Hamlet
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
For true charity
Page No:
p.113
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
May's Old Couple
Attributed To:
Thomas May
First Line:
Where are all the poor
Page No:
p.113
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
May's Old Couple
Attributed To:
Thomas May
First Line:
Your chaste hearts my nymphs should resemble the
Page No:
p.113
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lilly's Gallathea
Attributed To:
John Lyly
First Line:
Chastity's attire's
Page No:
p.114
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Daniel's Rosamund
Attributed To:
Samuel Daniel
First Line:
I hear | Some vicious fool draw near
Page No:
p.114
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
Th' Arabian bird that never is but one
Page No:
p.114
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Drayton
Attributed To:
Michael Drayton
First Line:
A woman honest first and then turned whore
Page No:
p.115
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dekker's First Part of the Honest Whore
Attributed To:
Thomas Dekker
First Line:
Continuance crowns desert she never can go
Page No:
p.115
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Middleton's Mayor of Quinborough
Attributed To:
Thomas Middleton
First Line:
Like will to like each creature loves his kind
Page No:
p.115
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Herrick
Attributed To:
Robert Herrick
First Line:
Or if he wicked were
Page No:
p.115
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Siege of Rhodes
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
She's not turned whore is she
Page No:
p.115
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Suckling's Sad One
Attributed To:
Sir John Suckling
First Line:
Thou my love art sweeter far than balmy
Page No:
p.115
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Platonick Lovers
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
Though heaven cannot allure you to do well
Page No:
p.115
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dekker's First Part of the Honest Whore
Attributed To:
Thomas Dekker
First Line:
For though she virtuous be
Page No:
p.116
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Crown's Calisto
Attributed To:
John Crowne
First Line:
If that the cause of this your languishment
Page No:
p.116
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Spenser's Fairy Queen
Attributed To:
Edmund Spenser
First Line:
Methinks their looks are amorous
Page No:
p.116
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Marlo's Second Part of Tamburlaine the Great
Attributed To:
Christopher Marlowe
First Line:
Oh she is colder than the mountain's snow
Page No:
p.116
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Crown's First Part of the Destruction of Jerusalem
Attributed To:
John Crowne
First Line:
His children thy great lord may call his own
Page No:
p.117
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
Some boughs grow crooked from the straightest tree
Page No:
p.117
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Drayton
Attributed To:
Michael Drayton
First Line:
Things like ourselves as sensual vain unvented
Page No:
p.117
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Beaumont and Fletcher's Mad Lover
Attributed To:
Francis Beaumont
John Fletcher
First Line:
What benefit can children be
Page No:
pp.117-118
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Beaumont and Fletcher's Wit without Money
Attributed To:
Francis Beaumont
John Fletcher
First Line:
Why grow the branches when the root is gone
Page No:
p.117
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's King Richard III
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
How adverse runs the destiny of some creatures
Page No:
p.118
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Middleton's Chaste Maid of Cheapside
Attributed To:
Thomas Middleton
First Line:
If marriage be honourable then
Page No:
p.118
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Yorkshire Tragedy
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
We will adopt us sons
Page No:
p.118
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Beaumont and Fletcher's Maid's Tragedy
Attributed To:
Francis Beaumont
John Fletcher
First Line:
What's a son
Page No:
pp.118-119
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Where is the glory of the goodliest trees
Page No:
p.118
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Middleton and Rowley's Fair Quarrel
Attributed To:
Thomas Middleton
William Rowley
First Line:
For tis the constant creed of most old fools
Page No:
p.119
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Crown's Ambitious Statesman
Attributed To:
John Crowne
First Line:
Oh cursed age
Page No:
p.119
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Heywood's Maiden-head well lost
Attributed To:
Thomas Heywood
First Line:
The children whose parents have been wronged
Page No:
p.119
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Baron's Mirza
Attributed To:
Robert Baron
First Line:
What many men desire that may be meant
Page No:
p.119
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Merchant of Venice
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
A wise man likes that best that is itself
Page No:
p.120
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson, Fletcher and Middleton's Widow
Attributed To:
Thomas Middleton
John Fletcher
First Line:
Election is an act
Page No:
p.120
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Hood an ass with reverend purple
Page No:
p.120
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Volpone
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
Love and meekness lord
Page No:
p.120
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's King Henry VIII
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Now this he tastes then that he glances on
Page No:
p.120
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Baron
Attributed To:
Robert Baron
First Line:
Show me a clergyman that is in voice
Page No:
p.120
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Chapman's Bussy D'ambois
Attributed To:
George Chapman
First Line:
We that are bound by vows and by promotion
Page No:
p.120
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lord Brook's Mustapha
Attributed To:
Fulke Greville
First Line:
When better choices are not to be had
Page No:
p.120
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Daniel
Attributed To:
Samuel Daniel
First Line:
I have heard some talk of divinity very much
Page No:
p.121
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Webster's Devil's Law Case
Attributed To:
John Webster
First Line:
Make not the church to us an instrument
Page No:
p.121
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lord Brook's Alaham
Attributed To:
Fulke Greville
First Line:
Some raw divines no sooner are espoused
Page No:
pp.121-122
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
F. Quarles
Attributed To:
Francis Quarles
First Line:
Who should afford salvation to afflicted consciences
Page No:
p.121
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
George Wilkins's Miseries of enforced Marriage
Attributed To:
George Wilkins
First Line:
You should my lord be like the robes you wear
Page No:
p.121
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sam. Rowley's Noble Spanish Soldier
Attributed To:
Samuel Rowley
First Line:
Poor princes how are they misled
Page No:
pp.122-123
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Denham's Sophy
Attributed To:
Sir John Denham
First Line:
An orator of rude but ready tongue
Page No:
pp.123-124
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Gondibert
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
My trade is a fine easy gainful cheat
Page No:
p.124
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Crown's English Frier
Attributed To:
John Crowne
First Line:
They must sweep my way
Page No:
p.124
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Hamlet
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
With advice it must be managed
Page No:
pp.124-125
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Chapman's Alphonsus
Attributed To:
George Chapman
First Line:
He with his train essayed
Page No:
p.125
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Aleyn's Henry VII
Attributed To:
Charles Aleyn
First Line:
My pleasure gave thee life and it resumes
Page No:
p.125
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
John Mason's Muleasses
Attributed To:
John Mason
First Line:
We see that undermining more prevails
Page No:
p.125
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Webster's White Devil
Attributed To:
John Webster
First Line:
What course take you
Page No:
pp.125-126
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Massinger's New Way to pay Old Debts
Attributed To:
Philip Massinger
First Line:
A broke winged shop keeper I nose him straight
Page No:
pp.126-127
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's New Inn
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
These base mechanics never keep their words
Page No:
p.126
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's New Inn
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
I smile to myself to hear
Page No:
pp.127-128
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Middleton's Family of Love
Attributed To:
Thomas Middleton
First Line:
If all fail
Page No:
p.127
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Beaumont and Fletcher's Honest Man's Fortune
Attributed To:
Francis Beaumont
John Fletcher
First Line:
Indeed all our chief living is by fools
Page No:
p.127
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Middleton's Phoenix
Attributed To:
Thomas Middleton
First Line:
This same honour with us citizens
Page No:
p.127
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Webster's Devil's Law Case
Attributed To:
John Webster
First Line:
We're set here to please all customers
Page No:
p.127
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dekker's First Part of the Honest Whore
Attributed To:
Thomas Dekker
First Line:
You have certain rich city chuffs
Page No:
p.127
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Webster's Devil's Law Case
Attributed To:
John Webster
First Line:
It is a curse
Page No:
p.128
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Cartwright's Ordinary
Attributed To:
William Cartwright
First Line:
Take heed what you say sir
Page No:
p.128
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shirley's Gamester
Attributed To:
James Shirley
First Line:
The fawning citizen whose love's bought dearest
Page No:
p.128
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Brown's Pastorals
Attributed To:
William Browne
First Line:
The grey eyed morn braves me to my face
Page No:
p.128
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Middleton's Family of Love
Attributed To:
Thomas Middleton
First Line:
We that had
Page No:
pp.128-129
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shirley's Gamester
Attributed To:
James Shirley
First Line:
But beauty's other second element
Page No:
pp.129-130
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dr. Donne
Attributed To:
John Donne
First Line:
Here is a haven yet to rest my soul on
Page No:
p.130
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shirley's Maid's Revenge
Attributed To:
James Shirley
First Line:
I never yet did hear
Page No:
p.130
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Othello
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
So dying men receive vain comforts
Page No:
p.130
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Fair Favourite
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
What is comfort
Page No:
p.130
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Middleton's Chaste Maid in Cheapside
Attributed To:
Thomas Middleton
First Line:
Your comforts
Page No:
p.130
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Glapthorne's Albertus Wallenstein
Attributed To:
Henry Glapthorne
First Line:
All this is while she lives
Page No:
p.131
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Catiline
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
For in a dearth of comforts we are taught
Page No:
p.131
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Fair Favourite
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
How can your griefs
Page No:
p.131
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Unfortunate Lovers
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
Their pomps and triumphs stand them in no stead
Page No:
p.131
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
E. of Sterline's Darius
Attributed To:
William Alexander
First Line:
What makes vain worldings so to swell with pride
Page No:
p.131
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
E. of Sterline's Darius
Attributed To:
William Alexander
First Line:
When envy's gone
Page No:
pp.131-132
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dr. Donne
Attributed To:
John Donne
First Line:
And if unfit for tomb or hearse
Page No:
p.132
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dr. Donne.
Attributed To:
John Donne
First Line:
Children unborn and priests not yet begotten
Page No:
p.132
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Baron's Mirza
Attributed To:
Robert Baron
First Line:
Why should we now their shady curtains draw
Page No:
pp.132-133
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Gondibert
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
Man how dearly ever parted
Page No:
pp.133-134
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Troilus and Cressida
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Communicated joys as sown do grow
Page No:
p.134
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
E. of Sterline
Attributed To:
William Alexander
First Line:
O hadst thou known the worth of heaven's rich gift
Page No:
p.134
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Cynthia's Revels
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
Sick physicians seldom their own art
Page No:
p.134
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Gondibert
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
Thyself and thy belongings
Page No:
p.134
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Measure for Measure
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
For man does most by the comparative
Page No:
p.135
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir Robert Howard
Attributed To:
Sir Robert Howard
First Line:
The precious stone most beautiful and rare
Page No:
p.135
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Drayton
Attributed To:
Michael Drayton
First Line:
To pity one in grief doth work him ill
Page No:
p.135
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When a weary traveller that strays
Page No:
p.135
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Spenser's Fairy Queen
Attributed To:
Edmund Spenser
First Line:
Your lord may there your souls compare for we
Page No:
p.135
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Gondibert
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
For pity is the virtue of the law
Page No:
p.136
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Timon
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Hard though they were and villains to all worth
Page No:
p.136
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Aleyn's Henry VII
Attributed To:
Charles Aleyn
First Line:
My gracious liege this too much lenity
Page No:
p.136
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Third Part of King Henry VI
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Never slave
Page No:
p.136
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Sejanus
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
Pity is often like a mask
Page No:
p.136
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Brandon's Octavia
Attributed To:
Samuel Brandon
First Line:
Take heed of pity pity was the cause
Page No:
p.136
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Daniel's Arcadia
Attributed To:
Samuel Daniel
First Line:
A common pity does not love express
Page No:
p.137
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir Robert Howard's Vestal Virgin
Attributed To:
Sir Robert Howard
First Line:
I do not hold thee brother for a man
Page No:
p.137
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lewis Machen's Dumb Knight
Attributed To:
Lewis Machin
First Line:
I pity him but must not dare to show it
Page No:
p.137
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Richard Brome's Queen and Concubine.
Attributed To:
Richard Brome
First Line:
Our sultan does his power from heaven derive
Page No:
p.137
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Siege of Rhodes
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
Pity though it doth a kind affection show
Page No:
p.137
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The wounded man which must abide the smart
Page No:
pp.137-138
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
There must be some proportion still to pity
Page No:
p.137
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
John Fountain's Rewards of Virtue
Attributed To:
John Fountain
First Line:
Banish all compliments but single truth
Page No:
p.138
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Beaumont and Fletcher's Faithful Shepherdess
Attributed To:
Francis Beaumont
John Fletcher
First Line:
Since wrongs must be complaints must show thee grieved
Page No:
p.138
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir. W. Davenant's Gondibert
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
To tell thy miseries will no comfort breed
Page No:
p.138
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Randolph
Attributed To:
Thomas Randolph
First Line:
Treachery oft lurks
Page No:
pp.138-139
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Nabbs's Tottenham-Court
Attributed To:
Thomas Nabbes [Nabbs]
First Line:
We are invited to dinner together
Page No:
p.138
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Silent Woman
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
A strong conceit is rich so most men deem
Page No:
p.139
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Marston's First Part of Antonio and Mellida
Attributed To:
John Marston
First Line:
Conceit in weakest bodies strongest works
Page No:
p.139
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Hamlet
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Marry their wits were not so changeable
Page No:
p.139
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Killegrew's Conspiracy
Attributed To:
Henry Killigrew
First Line:
There is no truth of any good
Page No:
p.139
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Chapman's First Part of Byron's Conspiracy
Attributed To:
George Chapman
First Line:
This self conceit is a most dangerous shelf
Page No:
p.139
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
E. of Sterline's Croesus
Attributed To:
William Alexander
First Line:
Conceit the weakest things can fortify
Page No:
p.140
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Aleyn's Henry VII
Attributed To:
Charles Aleyn
First Line:
He's highly raised by flattering conceit
Page No:
p.140
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Aleyn's Poictiers
Attributed To:
Charles Aleyn
First Line:
So gnaws the grief of conscience evermore
Page No:
pp.140-141
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
E. of Dorset in the Mirror for Magistrates
Attributed To:
Thomas Sackville
First Line:
When tyrannizing pain shall stop
Page No:
p.141
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Brandon's Octavia to Antonius
Attributed To:
Samuel Brandon
First Line:
Where's thy conscience now
Page No:
pp.141-142
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's King Richard III.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Conscience | Thou art but a terror first devised by the fears
Page No:
p.142
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Chapman's Revenge for Honour
Attributed To:
George Chapman
First Line:
Foul whisperings are abroad unnatural deeds
Page No:
p.142
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Macbeth
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
He that is round within himself and straight
Page No:
p.142
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
Men that are in fault
Page No:
p.142
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Beaumont and Fletcher's Maid's Tragedy
Attributed To:
Francis Beaumont
John Fletcher
First Line:
What muse what power or what thrice sacred hearse
Page No:
p.142
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Brown's Pastorals
Attributed To:
William Browne
First Line:
Consider all thy actions and take heed
Page No:
p.143
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Watkyns
Attributed To:
Rowland Watkyns
First Line:
Now what ails your conscience
Page No:
pp.143-144
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Crown's Ambitious Stateman
Attributed To:
John Crowne
First Line:
Oh how his words now rail against a sin
Page No:
p.143
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Goffe's Orestes
Attributed To:
Thomas Goffe [Gough]
First Line:
The sweetest cordial we receive at last
Page No:
p.143
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Denham
Attributed To:
Sir John Denham
First Line:
There is a kind of conscience some men keep
Page No:
p.143
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Quarles
Attributed To:
Francis Quarles
First Line:
Between the acting of a dreadful thing
Page No:
p.144
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Julius Caesar
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Now are we entered and now to retire
Page No:
pp.144-145
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Robert Gomersall's Lodovick Sforza Duke of Milan
Attributed To:
Robert Gomersall
First Line:
O conspiracy
Page No:
p.144
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Julius Caesar
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Say you are constant or another or a third
Page No:
p.144
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Catiline
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
Constancy is that which marreth all
Page No:
p.145
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Brandon's Octavia
Attributed To:
Samuel Brandon
First Line:
I am as constant as the northern star
Page No:
pp.145-146
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Julius Caesar
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
My plots fall short like darts which rash hands throw
Page No:
p.145
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir Robert Howard's Vestal Virgin
Attributed To:
Sir Robert Howard
First Line:
Provide what money and what arms you can
Page No:
p.145
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Baron's Mirza
Attributed To:
Robert Baron
First Line:
But his fair Gordon would not leave him there
Page No:
pp.146-147
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Aleyn's Henry VII
Attributed To:
Charles Aleyn
First Line:
I made a deed of gift
Page No:
p.146
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Thomas Dekker
First Line:
It is a noble constancy you show
Page No:
p.146
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Sejanus
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
Love but one
Page No:
p.146
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Daniel's Arcadia
Attributed To:
Samuel Daniel
First Line:
Sooner I'll think the sun would cease to cheer
Page No:
p.146
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
Do you profess constancy and yet live alone
Page No:
p.147
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Middleton's More Dissemblers besides Women.
Attributed To:
Thomas Middleton
First Line:
First shall the heaven's bright lamp forget to shine
Page No:
p.147
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Howell
Attributed To:
James Howell
First Line:
Such be the disgrace of their sex
Page No:
pp.147-148
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
John Jones's Adrasta
Attributed To:
John Jones
First Line:
When all things have their trial you shall find
Page No:
p.147
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shirley's Witty Fair One
Attributed To:
James Shirley
First Line:
Is there in martyrdom no juster way
Page No:
p.148
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Suckling's Brennoralt
Attributed To:
Sir John Suckling
First Line:
Lord who would live turmoiled in the court
Page No:
p.148
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Second Part of King Henry VI
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
We call men constant when they're dull and tame
Page No:
p.148
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Crown's Caligula
Attributed To:
John Crowne
First Line:
Who hath the mean with a contented mind
Page No:
p.148
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Thomas Blener Hasset in the Mirror for Magistrates
Attributed To:
Thomas Blenerhasset
First Line:
O happy he who far from fame at home
Page No:
p.149
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
E. of Sterline's Darius
Attributed To:
William Alexander
First Line:
Oh calm hushed rich content
Page No:
p.149
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Marston's First Part of Antonio and Mellida
Attributed To:
John Marston
First Line:
Yet oft we see that some in humble state
Page No:
p.149.2
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lady Carew's Mariam
Attributed To:
Cary [nee Tanfield] Elizabeth
First Line:
Contentment gives a crown
Page No:
p.150
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Thomas Ford's Love's Labyrinth
Attributed To:
Thomas Forde
First Line:
Each good mind doubles his own free content
Page No:
p.150
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
He that from dust of worldly tumults flies
Page No:
p.150
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir John Beaumont
Attributed To:
Sir John Beaumont
First Line:
How man's desire
Page No:
p.150
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Nabbs's Tottenham Court
Attributed To:
Thomas Nabbes [Nabbs]
First Line:
Since the corruption of one
Page No:
pp.150-151
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Chapman and Shirley's Admiral of France
Attributed To:
George Chapman
James Shirley
First Line:
The mind's content
Page No:
p.150
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Nabbs's Tottenham Court
Attributed To:
Thomas Nabbes [Nabbs]
First Line:
Corruption is a tree whose branches are
Page No:
p.151
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Beaumont and Fletcher's Honest Man's Fortune
Attributed To:
Francis Beaumont
John Fletcher
First Line:
She shows you Curius
Page No:
p.151
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Catiline
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
Stand | Firm for your country and become a man
Page No:
pp.151-152
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Catiline
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
I can make any country mine I have
Page No:
p.152
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sam. Rowley's Noble Spanish Soldier
Attributed To:
Samuel Rowley
First Line:
Now for our mountain sport up to yon hill
Page No:
pp.152-153
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Cymbeline
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Tis a rare wench she in the blue stockings
Page No:
p.152
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Suckling's Goblins
Attributed To:
Sir John Suckling
First Line:
I would not
Page No:
pp.154-155
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shirley's Lady of Pleasure
Attributed To:
James Shirley
First Line:
Live among hinds and thick skinned fellows that
Page No:
p.154
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shirley's Royal Master
Attributed To:
James Shirley
First Line:
This is a beautiful life now privacy
Page No:
p.154
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Beaumont and Fletcher's Nice Valour
Attributed To:
Francis Beaumont
John Fletcher
First Line:
Can you think that we
Page No:
pp.155-156
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Glapthorn's Wit in a Constable
Attributed To:
Henry Glapthorne
First Line:
None can describe the sweets of country life
Page No:
p.156
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
May's Agrippina
Attributed To:
Thomas May
First Line:
What a fine man hath your tailor made you
Page No:
pp.156-157
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Massinger's City Madam
Attributed To:
Philip Massinger
First Line:
They say he's one was wise before he was
Page No:
pp.157-158
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shirley's Witty Fair One
Attributed To:
James Shirley
First Line:
You're a country gentleman a gallant
Page No:
p.157
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Nabbs's Covent-Garden
Attributed To:
Thomas Nabbes [Nabbs]
First Line:
O happy woman of true pleasure sure
Page No:
p.158
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
E. of Sterline's Alexandraean Tragedy
Attributed To:
William Alexander
First Line:
And what are courts but camps of misery
Page No:
pp.159-160
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Daniel
Attributed To:
Samuel Daniel
First Line:
In courts men longest live and keep their ranks
Page No:
p.159
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Daniel's Philotas
Attributed To:
Samuel Daniel
First Line:
Our courtiers say all's savage but at court
Page No:
p.159
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Cymbeline
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Since each court is untrustworthy and transitory
Page No:
p.159
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir David Lindsay
Attributed To:
Sir David Lyndsay [Lindsay]
First Line:
This vain ascence of court who will consider
Page No:
p.159
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir David Lindsay
Attributed To:
Sir David Lyndsay [Lindsay]
First Line:
Who in some courts been bairns of Beliel
Page No:
p.159
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir David Lindsay
Attributed To:
Sir David Lyndsay [Lindsay]
First Line:
If you at court to credit would arise
Page No:
p.160
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
E. of Sterline's Croesus
Attributed To:
William Alexander
First Line:
The eminent court to them that can be wise
Page No:
p.160
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Beaumont and Fletcher's Noble Gentleman
Attributed To:
Francis Beaumont
John Fletcher
First Line:
Though ragged virtue oft may be kept out
Page No:
p.160
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Heywood's Royal King
Attributed To:
Thomas Heywood
First Line:
How looks the court
Page No:
p.161
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Baron's Mirza
Attributed To:
Robert Baron
First Line:
Indeed the court to well composed natures
Page No:
p.161
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Webster's Devil's Law Case
Attributed To:
John Webster
First Line:
O happy they that never saw the court
Page No:
p.161
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Webster's White Devil
Attributed To:
John Webster
First Line:
The court is but a narrow circuit
Page No:
pp.161-162
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Suckling's Brennoralt
Attributed To:
Sir John Suckling
First Line:
The court
Page No:
p.161
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
May's Henry II
Attributed To:
Thomas May
First Line:
Tis but the same thing we do at court here's
Page No:
pp.162-163
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Suckling's Aglaura
Attributed To:
Sir John Suckling
First Line:
The court does seem a ship where all are still
Page No:
pp.163-164
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
Though poets are like eaglets bred to soar
Page No:
p.163
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
Tis the court fashion still to discommend
Page No:
p.163
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Bishop King
Attributed To:
Henry King
First Line:
All the corruptions of a land repair
Page No:
p.164
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Crown's Caligula
Attributed To:
John Crowne
First Line:
Court deeps but few can sound
Page No:
p.164
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Crown's Caligula
Attributed To:
John Crowne
First Line:
If virtue in a court itself advance
Page No:
p.164
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
'E. of Orrery's Tryphon
Attributed To:
Roger Boyle
First Line:
O cursed court where not to be the most in sight
Page No:
p.164
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
E. of Orrery's Mustapha
Attributed To:
Roger Boyle
First Line:
A free and honest nature may be oppressed
Page No:
p.165
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Beaumont and Fletcher's Honest Man's Fortune
Attributed To:
Francis Beaumont
John Fletcher
First Line:
A stranger's kindness oft exceeds a friend's
Page No:
p.165
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Middleton's Michaelmas Term
Attributed To:
Thomas Middleton
First Line:
Forsooth to say it is no sort of life
Page No:
p.165
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Spenser's Colin Clout is come home again
Attributed To:
Edmund Spenser
First Line:
The elephant hath joints but none for courtesy
Page No:
p.165
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Troilus and Cressida
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
The Florentine delivered this position
Page No:
p.165
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Aleyn's Henry VII
Attributed To:
Charles Aleyn
First Line:
This Fredeline's a very saint so meek
Page No:
p.165
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Platonick Lovers
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
What fairer cloak than courtesy for fraud
Page No:
p.165
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
E. of Sterline's Croesus
Attributed To:
William Alexander
First Line:
We work with wiles the minds of men like wax
Page No:
p.166
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Thomas Churchyard in the Mirror for Magistrates
Attributed To:
Thomas Churchyard
First Line:
I remember when the fight was done
Page No:
p.167
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's First Part of King Henry IV
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
There be two
Page No:
p.167
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Sejanus
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
Thus are we soothers as all shadows be
Page No:
pp.168-169
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lord Brooke's Mustapha
Attributed To:
Fulke Greville
First Line:
True courtiers should be modest and not nice
Page No:
p.168
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Chapman's Bussey D'Ambois
Attributed To:
George Chapman
First Line:
Yet princes must be served and with all sorts
Page No:
p.168
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
E. of Sterline's Darius
Attributed To:
William Alexander
First Line:
He which did lay
Page No:
p.169
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dr. Donne
Attributed To:
John Donne
First Line:
I have been told that virtue in courtiers hearts
Page No:
p.169
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dr. Donne
Attributed To:
John Donne
First Line:
Let us call our spirits
Page No:
p.169
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dekker's Satiro-mastix
Attributed To:
Thomas Dekker
First Line:
Tis common in such base fellows such court
Page No:
p.169
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
John Day's Isle of Gulls
Attributed To:
John Day
First Line:
He is a fine courtier flatters admirable kisses
Page No:
p.170
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Marston's What you will
Attributed To:
John Marston
First Line:
He lived not there for serve himself but thee
Page No:
p.170
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Randoph
Attributed To:
Thomas Randolph
First Line:
He that with safety would well lurk in courts
Page No:
p.170
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Marston's Fawn
Attributed To:
John Marston
First Line:
In court I have been told the very place transforms
Page No:
p.170
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Massinger's Great Duke of Florence
Attributed To:
Philip Massinger
First Line:
Here's a courtier that will not miss a hair
Page No:
p.171
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shirley's Bird in a Cage
Attributed To:
James Shirley
First Line:
Oh you fill a place about his grace
Page No:
pp.171-172
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Suckling's Gobblins
Attributed To:
Sir John Suckling
First Line:
Your courtier sir I pray
Page No:
p.171
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Richard Brome's City Wit
Attributed To:
Richard Brome
First Line:
My lord we need you here in court and are
Page No:
pp.172-173
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Fair Favourite
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
The first element of a courtier is
Page No:
p.172
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Their everlasting business is slowly
Page No:
p.172
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Fair Favourite
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
Tis a full court
Page No:
p.173
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Fair Favourite.
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
If my precepts may persuade and I pray
Page No:
p.174
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lilly's Sapho and Phao
Attributed To:
John Lyly
First Line:
Say that she rail why then I'll tell her plain
Page No:
pp.174-175
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Taming of the Shrew
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
A man should not doubt to overcome
Page No:
pp.175-177
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Silent Woman
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
A man's a fool
Page No:
p.177
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Beaumont and Fletcher's Spanish Curate
Attributed To:
Francis Beaumont
John Fletcher
First Line:
For shame Amyntas let her go as she is
Page No:
p.177
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Daniel's Arcadia
Attributed To:
Samuel Daniel
First Line:
I cannot feel the tempest of a frown
Page No:
p.177
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dr. Donne
Attributed To:
John Donne
First Line:
I've seldom seen a wench stand upon stricter
Page No:
p.177
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Middleton's Mad World my Masters
Attributed To:
Thomas Middleton
First Line:
It is your virtue being men to try
Page No:
p.177
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Drayton
Attributed To:
Michael Drayton
First Line:
Women are nice to woo sir
Page No:
p.177
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Beaumont and Fletcher's Island Princess
Attributed To:
Francis Beaumont
John Fletcher
First Line:
Away you cashiered younger brother be gone
Page No:
p.178
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Barry's Ram Alley
Attributed To:
Lording Barry
First Line:
I do not love
Page No:
p.178
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shirley's Hide Park
Attributed To:
James Shirley
First Line:
Some severe plot upon a maidenhead
Page No:
p.178
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Suckling's Aglaura
Attributed To:
Sir John Suckling
First Line:
The tree bows down his head
Page No:
p.178
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Middleton and Rowley's Spanish Gipsey
Attributed To:
Thomas Middleton
William Rowley
First Line:
There is sir a critical minute in
Page No:
p.178
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Marmyon's Antiquary
Attributed To:
Shackerley Marmion
First Line:
Tis but a modest custom
Page No:
p.178
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Nabbs's Bride
Attributed To:
Thomas Nabbes [Nabbs]
First Line:
For shame thou everlasting wooer
Page No:
p.179
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Cleveland
Attributed To:
John Cleveland
First Line:
Know that love a warfare is
Page No:
pp.179-180
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Much joy to you sir you have made quick dispatch
Page No:
p.179
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Jasper Main's City Match
Attributed To:
Jasper Mayne
First Line:
Repent not then thy well placed love though she
Page No:
p.179
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Heath's Clarastella
Attributed To:
Robert Heath
First Line:
But yet be wise
Page No:
pp.180-181
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Alexander Brome
Attributed To:
Alexander Brome
First Line:
I shall easily grant that we can love
Page No:
p.180
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Mead's Combat of Love and Friendship
Attributed To:
Robert Mead
First Line:
Cowards and fainthearted runaways
Page No:
p.181
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Marlo's First Part of Tamburlaine the Great
Attributed To:
Christopher Marlowe
First Line:
Distraction heartens fear in desperate deeds
Page No:
p.181
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
So so my love is in a fine condition
Page No:
p.181
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Crown's Married Beau
Attributed To:
John Crowne
First Line:
Tis men alone that women's empire raise
Page No:
p.181
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
John Dancer.
Attributed To:
John Dancer
First Line:
A base spirit has this vantage of a
Page No:
p.182
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Beaumont and Fletcher's King and No King
Attributed To:
Francis Beaumont
John Fletcher
First Line:
A coward abuseth no man but makes
Page No:
p.182
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Edw. Sharpham's Fleire
Attributed To:
Edward Sharpham
First Line:
All cowards must inconstant be of force
Page No:
p.182
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
E. of Sterline's Julius Caesar
Attributed To:
William Alexander
First Line:
Am I a coward
Page No:
p.182
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Hamlet
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
But look for ruin when a coward wins
Page No:
p.182
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Aleyn's Poictiers
Attributed To:
Charles Aleyn
First Line:
Fear is my vassal when I frown he flies
Page No:
p.182
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Marston's Insatiate Countess
Attributed To:
John Marston
First Line:
Let valiant fools
Page No:
p.182
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shirley's Example
Attributed To:
James Shirley
First Line:
Think not coward wit can hide the shame
Page No:
p.182
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lord Brook's Alaham
Attributed To:
Fulke Greville
First Line:
Whom neither glory or danger can excite
Page No:
p.182
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Catiline
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
All mankind
Page No:
p.183
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir Robert Howard's Blind Lady
Attributed To:
Sir Robert Howard
First Line:
He never stoops in person to subdue
Page No:
p.183
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Crown's Caligula
Attributed To:
John Crowne
First Line:
The christian church from me is not exempt
Page No:
p.183
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lord Brook's Alaham
Attributed To:
Fulke Greville
First Line:
Thy crime will have such a grim ghastly face
Page No:
p.183
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Crown's Darius
Attributed To:
John Crowne
First Line:
For craft once known
Page No:
p.184
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Middleton's Michaelmas Term
Attributed To:
Thomas Middleton
First Line:
For he
Page No:
p.184
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Middleton's Michaelmas Term
Attributed To:
Thomas Middleton
First Line:
So vile a thing is craft in every heart
Page No:
p.184
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lord Brook's Mustapha
Attributed To:
Fulke Greville
First Line:
This is the fruit of craft
Page No:
p.184
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Middleton's Michaelmas Term
Attributed To:
Thomas Middleton
First Line:
Yet those who live contents without wit
Page No:
p.184
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
Blessed credulity thou great god of error
Page No:
pp.185-186
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Machen's Dumb Knight
Attributed To:
Lewis Machin
First Line:
For we that traffic with credulity
Page No:
p.185
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Daniel's Arcadia
Attributed To:
Samuel Daniel
First Line:
Hasty belief my lord hath hasty deeds
Page No:
p.185
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lord Brook's Alaham
Attributed To:
Fulke Greville
First Line:
How easy a thing it is to be undone
Page No:
p.185
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Richard Brome's City Wit
Attributed To:
Richard Brome
First Line:
O credulity
Page No:
p.185
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Mason's Muleasses
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The good belief of mankind is a sea
Page No:
p.185
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lord Brook's Alaham
Attributed To:
Fulke Greville
First Line:
What should citizens do with kind hearts or
Page No:
p.185
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Richard Brome's City Wit
Attributed To:
Richard Brome
First Line:
Your noblest natures are most credulous
Page No:
p.185
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Chapman's Revenge of Bussey D'ambois
Attributed To:
George Chapman
First Line:
And though some make us to be loathed of one
Page No:
p.186
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
E. of Sterline's Alexandraean Tragedy
Attributed To:
William Alexander
First Line:
But cruelty can never scape the scourge
Page No:
p.186
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Generous souls
Page No:
p.186
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Albovine
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
Of those whose cruelty makes many mourn
Page No:
p.186
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
E. of Sterline's Alexandrean Tragedy
Attributed To:
William Alexander
First Line:
The wrath of kings doth seldom measure keep
Page No:
p.186
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Daniel's Philotas
Attributed To:
Samuel Daniel
First Line:
As horns are odious they are necessary
Page No:
p.187
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's As you like it
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
No council from our cruel wills can win us
Page No:
p.187
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
John Ford's Love's Sacrifice
Attributed To:
John Ford
First Line:
O whoever yet
Page No:
p.187
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Baron's Mirza
Attributed To:
Robert Baron
First Line:
Strange cruelty so tyrants used to grant offenders life
Page No:
p.187
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Glapthorne's Albertus Wallenstein
Attributed To:
Henry Glapthorne
First Line:
Cuckolds make cuckolds tis a pretty trade
Page No:
pp.188-189
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Middleton and Rowley's World tost at Tennis
Attributed To:
Thomas Middleton
William Rowley
First Line:
For if he can prove his father was free
Page No:
p.188
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Chapman's Monsieur D' Olive
Attributed To:
George Chapman
First Line:
They say for one cuckold to know that his
Page No:
p.188
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dekker and Webster's Westward Hoo
Attributed To:
John Webster
Thomas Dekker
First Line:
What is a cuckold learn of me
Page No:
p.188
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Marston's Insatiate Countess
Attributed To:
John Marston
First Line:
A merchant newly married went to sea
Page No:
pp.189-190
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Heath's Clarastella
Attributed To:
Robert Heath
First Line:
I would now ask
Page No:
p.189
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Nabb's Covent Garden
Attributed To:
Thomas Nabbes [Nabbs]
First Line:
To be a cuckold is as natural
Page No:
p.189
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
John Ford's Love's Sacrifice
Attributed To:
John Ford
First Line:
What should you do with a wife
Page No:
p.189
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Barry's Ram Alley
Attributed To:
Lording Barry
First Line:
It is the common condition
Page No:
p.190
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Richard Brome's Spargus Garden
Attributed To:
Richard Brome
First Line:
Let me look back upon thee o thou wall
Page No:
pp.190-191
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Timon
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
A plague upon them wherefore should I curse them
Page No:
p.191
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Second Part of King Henry VI
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
But curses are like arrows shot upright
Page No:
p.192
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
I could
Page No:
p.192
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shirley's Love's Cruelty
Attributed To:
James Shirley
First Line:
I do not wish them Egypt's plagues but even
Page No:
p.192
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Randolph
Attributed To:
Thomas Randolph
First Line:
That monster custom who all sense doth eat
Page No:
pp.192-193
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Hamlet
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
But thus the horse at first bites at the bit
Page No:
p.193
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Daniel
Attributed To:
Samuel Daniel
First Line:
Corruption well may be generation's first
Page No:
p.193
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Middleton's Michaelmas Term
Attributed To:
Thomas Middleton
First Line:
Crows are fair with crows
Page No:
p.193
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
'Dekker's Second Part of the Honest Whore
Attributed To:
Thomas Dekker
First Line:
Custom calls me to it
Page No:
p.193
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Coriolanus
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Custom in course of honour ever errs
Page No:
p.193
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Poetaster
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
Custom in ills that do affect the sense
Page No:
p.193
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Nabbs's Microcosmus
Attributed To:
Thomas Nabbes [Nabbs]
First Line:
If custom lawful make
Page No:
p.193
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Will. Rowley's New Wonder
Attributed To:
William Rowley
First Line:
We endure the strokes like anvils or hard steel
Page No:
p.193
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Webster's White Devil
Attributed To:
John Webster
First Line:
Oft bend the bow and thou with ease shalt do
Page No:
p.194
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Herrick
Attributed To:
Robert Herrick
First Line:
Our woes made habits by the use or dare
Page No:
p.194
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir Robert Howard
Attributed To:
Sir Robert Howard
First Line:
Such days of joy before the marriage day
Page No:
p.194
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Gondibert
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
Tis base
Page No:
p.194
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Mead's Combat of Love and Friendship
Attributed To:
Robert Mead
First Line:
With him went danger clothed in raged weed
Page No:
p.194
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Spenser's Fairy Queen
Attributed To:
Edmund Spenser
First Line:
Be well aware quoth then that lady mild
Page No:
p.195
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Spenser's Fairy Queen
Attributed To:
Edmund Spenser
First Line:
Our dangers and delights are near allies
Page No:
p.195
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Aleyn's Poictiers
Attributed To:
Charles Aleyn
First Line:
See how mischances suddenly do fall
Page No:
p.195
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Drayton
Attributed To:
Michael Drayton
First Line:
Send danger from the east unto the west
Page No:
p.195
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's First Part of Henry IV
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Speak speak let terror strike slaves mute
Page No:
p.195
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Marston's Sophonisba
Attributed To:
John Marston
First Line:
The absent danger greater still appears
Page No:
p.195
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Daniel's Cleopatra
Attributed To:
Samuel Daniel
First Line:
What is danger
Page No:
p.195
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Beaumont and Fletcher's Chances
Attributed To:
Francis Beaumont
John Fletcher
First Line:
All dangers clouded with the mist of fear
Page No:
p.196
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir John Beaumont's Bosworth-field
Attributed To:
Sir John Beaumont
First Line:
Danger thou dwarf dressed up in giant clothes
Page No:
p.196
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Suckling's Aglaura
Attributed To:
Sir John Suckling
First Line:
Danger's a vain unbodied blast let it
Page No:
p.196
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Fair Favourite
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
He is blind hardy that will dangers slight
Page No:
p.196
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Aleyn's Poictiers
Attributed To:
Charles Aleyn
First Line:
On remote fires with small concern we gaze
Page No:
p.196
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Crown's Caligula
Attributed To:
John Crowne
First Line:
Our god and soldier we alike adore
Page No:
p.196
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Quarles
Attributed To:
Francis Quarles
First Line:
Who dangers seek are indigent of fame
Page No:
p.196
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Samuel Tuke's Adventures of Five Hours
Attributed To:
Sir Samuel Tuke
First Line:
Unhappy maid then answered she whose dread
Page No:
p.197
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Spenser's Fairy Queen
Attributed To:
Edmund Spenser
First Line:
What frantic fit quoth he hath thus distraught
Page No:
pp.197-198
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Spenser's Fairy Queen
Attributed To:
Edmund Spenser
First Line:
A dumb dead corpse we saw
Page No:
pp.198-199
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
E. of Dorset in the Mirror for Magistrates
Attributed To:
Thomas Sackville
First Line:
Death's a fearful thing
Page No:
p.199
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Measure for Measure
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
It is too late the life of all his blood
Page No:
p.199
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's King John
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Spare him
Page No:
p.199
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Measure for Measure
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Cowards die many times before their deaths
Page No:
p.200
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Julius Caesar
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
That life is better life past fearing death
Page No:
p.200
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Measure for Measure
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
The ports of death are sins of life good deeds
Page No:
p.200
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
What blasts of words hath learning found
Page No:
pp.200-201
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Daniel's Cleopatra
Attributed To:
Samuel Daniel
First Line:
You have a consul
Page No:
p.200
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Catiline
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
Death is the port where all may refuge find
Page No:
p.201
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
E. of Sterline's Alexandraean Tragedy
Attributed To:
William Alexander
First Line:
Death is unwelcome never
Page No:
p.202
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Beaumont and Fletcher's Wife for a Month
Attributed To:
Francis Beaumont
John Fletcher
First Line:
For though the soul of man
Page No:
p.201
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dr. Donne
Attributed To:
John Donne
First Line:
If nature saw no cause of sudden ends
Page No:
p.201
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lord Brook's Alaham
Attributed To:
Fulke Greville
First Line:
Men never sooth the dead but where they do
Page No:
p.201
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Daniel
Attributed To:
Samuel Daniel
First Line:
Unrighteous death why art thou but all one
Page No:
p.201
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Daniel
Attributed To:
Samuel Daniel
First Line:
What life refused to gain by death he thought
Page No:
p.201
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
E. of Sterline's Alexandraean Tragedy
Attributed To:
William Alexander
First Line:
Keep your minds humble your devotions high
Page No:
p.202
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Beaumont and Fletcher's Boudica
Attributed To:
Francis Beaumont
John Fletcher
First Line:
O death why art thou feared why do we think
Page No:
pp.202-203
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Gomersall's Lodovick Sforza
Attributed To:
Robert Gomersall
First Line:
Our lives cut off
Page No:
p.202
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Tourneur's Atheist's Tragedy
Attributed To:
Cyril Tourneur
First Line:
The worst can be but death and let it come
Page No:
p.202
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Middleton's Women beware Women
Attributed To:
Thomas Middleton
First Line:
Weary of life Warwick the plot embraced
Page No:
p.202
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Aleyn's Henry VII
Attributed To:
Charles Aleyn
First Line:
I buried sorrow for his death
Page No:
p.203
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Massinger and Field's Fatal Dowry
Attributed To:
Philip Massinger
Nathan Field
First Line:
The glories of our blood and state
Page No:
p.203
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shirley's Contention of Ajax and Ulysses
Attributed To:
James Shirley
First Line:
But death against the will
Page No:
pp.204-205
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Suckling's Brennoralt
Attributed To:
Sir John Suckling
First Line:
Stars fall but in the grossness of our sight
Page No:
p.204
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
John Ford's Broken Heart
Attributed To:
John Ford
First Line:
The bad man's death is horror but the just
Page No:
p.204
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Habbington's Castara
Attributed To:
William Habington
First Line:
The wisest men are glad to die no fear
Page No:
p.204
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
May's Continuation of Lucan
Attributed To:
Thomas May
First Line:
Why should we not as well desire death
Page No:
p.205
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Frances Quarles
Attributed To:
Francis Quarles
First Line:
Yet he that kept his virtues from decay
Page No:
p.205
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
But ask not bodies doomed to die
Page No:
p.206
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Just Italian
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
Death is honourable advantageous
Page No:
p.206
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Fane's Love in the dark.
Attributed To:
Sir Francis Fane
First Line:
Fond foolish man with fear of death surprised
Page No:
p.206
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Denham
Attributed To:
Sir John Denham
First Line:
In my school days when I had lost one shaft
Page No:
p.206
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Merchant of Venice
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Oh death death death thou art not half so cruel
Page No:
p.206
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Fountain's Rewards of Virtue
Attributed To:
John Fountain
First Line:
Creditors my lord
Page No:
p.207
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Beaumont and Fletcher's Laws of Candy
Attributed To:
Francis Beaumont
John Fletcher
First Line:
Dost think friend
Page No:
p.207
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shirley's Example
Attributed To:
James Shirley
First Line:
He's a good debtor that pays when tis due
Page No:
p.207
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Massinger's Very Woman
Attributed To:
Philip Massinger
First Line:
Oh how you wrong our friendship valiant youth
Page No:
p.207
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lady Carew's Mariam
Attributed To:
Cary [nee Tanfield] Elizabeth
First Line:
Though long it be years may repay the debt
Page No:
p.207
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Herrick
Attributed To:
Robert Herrick
First Line:
What man so wise what earthly wit so ware
Page No:
p.207
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Spenser's Fairy Queen
Attributed To:
Edmund Spenser
First Line:
Do not stand on quillets how to slay him
Page No:
p.208
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Second of Part King Henry VI
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
For some men
Page No:
p.208
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dekker's First Part of the Honest Whore
Attributed To:
Thomas Dekker
First Line:
Lords cold snow melts with the sun's hot beams
Page No:
p.208
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Second Part of King Henry VI
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
O serpent heart hid with a flowering face
Page No:
p.208
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Romeo and Juliet
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Yet well it fits for that sin ever must
Page No:
p.208
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Daniel
Attributed To:
Samuel Daniel
First Line:
Full little knowest thou that hast not tried
Page No:
p.209
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Spenser's Mother Hubberd's Tales
Attributed To:
Edmund Spenser
First Line:
He secretly
Page No:
p.209
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Crown's Ambitious Statesman
Attributed To:
John Crowne
First Line:
Thus sometimes to deceit deceit is known
Page No:
p.209
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Richard Brome's City Wit
Attributed To:
Richard Brome
First Line:
What shalt thou expect
Page No:
p.209
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Cymbeline
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
You have learned
Page No:
p.209
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Davenport's City Night Cap
Attributed To:
Robert Davenport
First Line:
And a man will play the fool and be a
Page No:
p.210
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Chapman's Monsieur D'Olive
Attributed To:
George Chapman
First Line:
Look how against great rains a standing pool
Page No:
p.210
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Chapman's Caesar and Pompey
Attributed To:
George Chapman
First Line:
Thinks he to make his firmest men his clouds
Page No:
p.210
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Chapman's Second Part of Byron's Conspiracy
Attributed To:
George Chapman
First Line:
Alas what popular dependances
Page No:
p.211
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Daniel's Philotas
Attributed To:
Samuel Daniel
First Line:
Can it be
Page No:
p.211
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Baron's Mirza
Attributed To:
Robert Baron
First Line:
I hate dependance on another's will
Page No:
pp.211-212
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Crown's Ambitious Statesman
Attributed To:
John Crowne
First Line:
Who would rely upon these miserable
Page No:
p.211
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Webster's Dutchess of Malfy
Attributed To:
John Webster
First Line:
Be cheerful man for know that good intents
Page No:
p.212
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Massinger's Renegado
Attributed To:
Philip Massinger
First Line:
He that intends well yet deprives himself
Page No:
p.212
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Beaumont and Fletcher's Honest Man's Fortune
Attributed To:
Francis Beaumont
John Fletcher
First Line:
I do believe you think what now you speak
Page No:
p.212
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Hamlet
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
My free drift
Page No:
p.212
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Timon
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
The noble heart that harbours virtous thought
Page No:
p.212
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Spenser's Fairy Queen
Attributed To:
Edmund Spenser
First Line:
When men's intents are wicked their guilt haunts them
Page No:
p.212
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Middleton's Mad World my Masters
Attributed To:
Thomas Middleton
First Line:
And as of Homer's verses many critics
Page No:
pp.213-214
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Chapman's Revenge of Bussy D'Ambois
Attributed To:
George Chapman
First Line:
Honest designs
Page No:
p.213
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir Robert Howard's Great Favourite
Attributed To:
Sir Robert Howard
First Line:
O fierce desire the spring of sighs and tears
Page No:
p.213
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Brandon's Octavia
Attributed To:
Samuel Brandon
First Line:
Twas dull and foolish to betray my flame
Page No:
p.213
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir Robert Howard's Vestal Virgin
Attributed To:
Sir Robert Howard
First Line:
When any great design thou dost intend
Page No:
p.213
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Denham
Attributed To:
Sir John Denham
First Line:
You do as chapmen do
Page No:
p.213
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Troilus and Cressida
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Desire that is of things ungot
Page No:
p.214
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Daniel's Hymen's Triumph
Attributed To:
Samuel Daniel
First Line:
How large are our desires and yet how few
Page No:
p.214
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Gomersall
Attributed To:
Robert Gomersall
First Line:
Shall I thus fall I will not no my tears
Page No:
p.214
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Beaumont and Fletcher's Four Plays in one
Attributed To:
Francis Beaumont
John Fletcher
First Line:
Things long desired so well esteemed are
Page No:
p.214
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Brown's Pastorals
Attributed To:
William Browne
First Line:
Thus we fondly flatter our desires
Page No:
p.214
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Drayton
Attributed To:
Michael Drayton
First Line:
Tis most ignoble that a mind unshaken
Page No:
p.214
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
'Chapman's Revenge for Honour
Attributed To:
George Chapman
First Line:
Despair is it
Page No:
p.215
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lord Brook's Alaham
Attributed To:
Fulke Greville
First Line:
Despair takes heart when there's no hope to speed
Page No:
p.215
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Herrick
Attributed To:
Robert Herrick
First Line:
Despair we see doth thrust men on
Page No:
p.215
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Daniel's Philotas
Attributed To:
Samuel Daniel
First Line:
That darksome cave they enter where they find
Page No:
p.215
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Spenser's Fairy Queen
Attributed To:
Edmund Spenser
First Line:
The same despair doth likewise let them fall
Page No:
p.215
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Daniel's Philotas
Attributed To:
Samuel Daniel
First Line:
To doubt
Page No:
p.215
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Massinger's Duke of Milan
Attributed To:
Philip Massinger
First Line:
Despair | Thou hast the noblest issues of all ill
Page No:
p.216
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir Robert Howard's Blind Lady
Attributed To:
Sir Robert Howard
First Line:
For in yourself your only help doth lie
Page No:
p.216
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Spenser's Fairy Queen
Attributed To:
Edmund Spenser
First Line:
He that declines himself
Page No:
p.216
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir Robert Howard's Blind Lady
Attributed To:
Sir Robert Howard
First Line:
The best said he that I can you advise
Page No:
p.216
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Spenser's Fairy Queen
Attributed To:
Edmund Spenser
First Line:
The brave are still the makers of their fate
Page No:
p.216
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lord Orrery's Black Prince
Attributed To:
Roger Boyle
First Line:
Happy are they that hear their detractions
Page No:
p.217
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Much ado about nothing
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Let men beware how they true folk defame
Page No:
p.217
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Live virtuous empress mirror of our age
Page No:
p.217
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Brandon's Virtuous Octavia
Attributed To:
Samuel Brandon
First Line:
No might nor greatness in mortality
Page No:
p.217
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Measure for Measure
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
They talk as they are wont not as I merit
Page No:
pp.217-218
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Cynthia's Revels
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
Tis not the wholsesome sharp morality
Page No:
p.217
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Poetaster
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
For such obloquies
Page No:
p.218
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Sejanus
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
For times of faction times of slander be
Page No:
p.218
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Daniel
Attributed To:
Samuel Daniel
First Line:
He is from slander at securest rest
Page No:
p.218
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Goffe's Courageous Turk
Attributed To:
Thomas Goffe [Gough]
First Line:
It is a kind of slander to trust rumour
Page No:
p.218
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Catiline
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
The insolent with vile seditious words
Page No:
p.218
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
E. of Sterline's Julius Caesar
Attributed To:
William Alexander
First Line:
Thy generous thoughts
Page No:
p.218
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Goffe's Raging Turk
Attributed To:
Thomas Goffe [Gough]
First Line:
Heyho what a stream's here
Page No:
p.219
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Fame's Love in the dark
Attributed To:
Sir Francis Fane
First Line:
One grain of incense with devotion offered
Page No:
p.219
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Massinger's Bashful Lover
Attributed To:
Philip Massinger
First Line:
Praise is devotion fit for mighty minds
Page No:
p.219
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Gondibert
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
The keep the feast
Page No:
p.219
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Jones's Adrasta
Attributed To:
John Jones
First Line:
To you I shall no trophy raise
Page No:
p.219
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Bishop King
Attributed To:
Henry King
First Line:
Who stabs my name would stab my person too
Page No:
p.219
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Crown's Second Part of Henry VI
Attributed To:
John Crowne
First Line:
Ha at devotion still can the tired air
Page No:
p.220
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Crown's First Part of the Destruction of Jerusalem
Attributed To:
John Crowne
First Line:
We prostrate fall
Page No:
p.220
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Crown's First Part of the Destruction of Jerusalem
Attributed To:
John Crowne
First Line:
Are we not brothers
Page No:
p.221
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Cymbeline
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Great honours are great burdens but on whom
Page No:
p.221
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Catiline
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
I know myself now and I feel within me
Page No:
p.221
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's King Henry VIII
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
The extreme of height
Page No:
p.221
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Chapman and Shirley's Admiral of France
Attributed To:
George Chapman
James Shirley
First Line:
These dignities
Page No:
p.221
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Marloe's Lust's Dominion
Attributed To:
Christopher Marlowe
First Line:
Men clearly shew what harbours in their breast
Page No:
p.222
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
E. of Sterline's Alexandraean Tragedy
Attributed To:
William Alexander
First Line:
Well then I see who are so high above
Page No:
p.222
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Daniel's Philotas
Attributed To:
Samuel Daniel
First Line:
When baseness is exalted do not bate
Page No:
p.222
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Herbert
Attributed To:
George Herbert
First Line:
Where ambition of place goes before fitness
Page No:
p.222
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Chapman, Johnson, and Marston's Eastward Hoe
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
George Chapman
First Line:
Your highness hath a habit in perfection
Page No:
p.222
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Chapman's First Part of Byron's Conspiracy
Attributed To:
George Chapman
First Line:
For at the beginning was no peasant or prince
Page No:
p.223
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Alexander Brome
Attributed To:
Alexander Brome
First Line:
For commonly all that do counterfeit
Page No:
p.223
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
For commonly in all dissimulations
Page No:
p.223
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
He that wears a brave soul and dares gallantly do
Page No:
p.223
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Alexander Brome
Attributed To:
Alexander Brome
First Line:
He was a man that would keep church so duly rise
Page No:
pp.223-224
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Puritan
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Why is dissembling joined to their sex inseperable
Page No:
p.223
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lilly's Endimion
Attributed To:
John Lyly
First Line:
Away and mock the time with fairest show
Page No:
p.224
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Macbeth
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Vice never doth her just rage so provoke
Page No:
p.224
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Chapman's Bussey D'Ambois
Attributed To:
George Chapman
First Line:
Why I can smile and murder while I smile
Page No:
p.224
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Third Part of K. Henry VI.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Your face my thane is as a book where men
Page No:
p.224
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Macbeth
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Disguise these passions lest you lose your end
Page No:
p.225
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lord Brook's Alaham
Attributed To:
Fulke Greville
First Line:
Her secret drift the wisest miss to find
Page No:
p.225
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Drayton
Attributed To:
Michael Drayton
First Line:
Hypocrisy's a delicate white devil
Page No:
pp.225-226
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shirley's Grateful Servant
Attributed To:
James Shirley
First Line:
It was the coverture of honesty
Page No:
p.225
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Daniel's Arcadia
Attributed To:
Samuel Daniel
First Line:
Oh you're a foul dissembling hypocrite
Page No:
p.225
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Middleton and Rowley's Fair Quarrel
Attributed To:
Thomas Middleton
William Rowley
First Line:
First bait thy hook with deep dissembled love
Page No:
p.226
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Quarles's Virgin Widow
Attributed To:
Francis Quarles
First Line:
For most men
Page No:
pp.226-227
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Heath
Attributed To:
Robert Heath
First Line:
Great nature that hast made a stone descry
Page No:
p.226
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Though custom calls
Page No:
p.226
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Nabbs's Tottenham Court
Attributed To:
Thomas Nabbes [Nabbs]
First Line:
His name was doubt that had a double face
Page No:
p.227
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Spenser's Fairy Queen
Attributed To:
Edmund Spenser
First Line:
I'll never trust again
Page No:
p.227
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Main's City Match
Attributed To:
Jasper Mayne
First Line:
Our doubts are traitors
Page No:
p.227
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Measure fr Measure
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
The shape of virtue still can best deceive
Page No:
p.227
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir Robert Howard's Vestal Virgin
Attributed To:
Sir Robert Howard
First Line:
The wound of peace is surety
Page No:
p.227
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Troilus and Cressida
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
You do seem to know
Page No:
p.227
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Cymbeline.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Doubt of sincereness is the only mean
Page No:
p.228
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Beaumont and Fletcher's Bloody Brother
Attributed To:
Francis Beaumont
John Fletcher
First Line:
Doubt wisely in strange way
Page No:
p.228
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dr. Donne
Attributed To:
John Donne
First Line:
I see how doubt
Page No:
p.228
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Daniel's Arcadia
Attributed To:
Samuel Daniel
First Line:
Known mischiefs have their cure but doubts have none
Page No:
p.228
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
May's Cleopatra
Attributed To:
Thomas May
First Line:
Let not uncertain fears create new griefs
Page No:
p.228
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Suckling's Sad One
Attributed To:
Sir John Suckling
First Line:
Many with trust with doubt few are undone
Page No:
p.228
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lord Brook's Mustapha
Attributed To:
Fulke Greville
First Line:
Oft from new proofs and new phrase new doubts grow
Page No:
p.228
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dr. Donne
Attributed To:
John Donne
First Line:
Oh that men should put an enemy in
Page No:
p.228
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Othello
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Tis good to doubt the worst
Page No:
p.228
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Webster and Rowley's Thracian Wonder
Attributed To:
William Rowley
John Webster
First Line:
Drunkenness oh tis a most fluent and
Page No:
p.229
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Marston's Fawn
Attributed To:
John Marston
First Line:
Drunkenness that's a most gentleman like
Page No:
p.229
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
What fury of late is crept into our feasts
Page No:
p.229
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
Fly drunkenness whose vile incontinence
Page No:
pp.230-231
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Randolph
Attributed To:
Thomas Randolph
First Line:
The ploughman first his land doth dress and turn
Page No:
pp.231-232
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Indeed our parents take great care to make
Page No:
p.232
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lilly's Mother Bombie
Attributed To:
John Lyly
First Line:
Oh England full of sin but most of sloth
Page No:
pp.232-233
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Herbert
Attributed To:
George Herbert
First Line:
Man's like a barren and ingrateful soil
Page No:
p.233
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir Robert Howard's Blind Lady
Attributed To:
Sir Robert Howard
First Line:
Power above powers o heavenly eloquence
Page No:
p.233
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Daniel
Attributed To:
Samuel Daniel
First Line:
The more politic sort
Page No:
p.233
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Hall
Attributed To:
John Hall
First Line:
Men are more eloquent than women made
Page No:
p.234
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Randloph's Amyntas
Attributed To:
Thomas Randolph
First Line:
What is judicious eloquence to those
Page No:
p.234
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
All men affright their foes in what they may
Page No:
p.235
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Poetaster
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
An enemy if it be well advised
Page No:
p.235
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
E. of Sterline's Darius
Attributed To:
William Alexander
First Line:
And wheresoever the subject's best the sense
Page No:
p.235
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Bishop King
Attributed To:
Henry King
First Line:
I love Dinant mine enemy nay admire him
Page No:
p.235
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Beaumont and Fletcher's Little French Lawyer
Attributed To:
Francis Beaumont
John Fletcher
First Line:
Let not thy foe still pass without controlling
Page No:
p.235
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Aleyn's Crescey
Attributed To:
Charles Aleyn
First Line:
Scorn no man's love though of a mean degree
Page No:
p.235
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Herbert
Attributed To:
George Herbert
First Line:
Think you he fears to violate an oath
Page No:
p.235
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Webster and Rowley's Thracian Wonder
Attributed To:
William Rowley
John Webster
First Line:
Though all things do to harm him what they can
Page No:
p.235
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
E. of Sterline's Julius Caesar
Attributed To:
William Alexander
First Line:
Tis methinks a strange dearth of enemies
Page No:
p.235
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Beaumont and Fletcher's Island Princess
Attributed To:
Francis Beaumont
John Fletcher
First Line:
Enemies reconciled
Page No:
p.236
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Killegrew's Conspiracy
Attributed To:
Henry Killigrew
First Line:
For he the devil's axiom did know
Page No:
p.236
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Aleyn's Henry VII
Attributed To:
Charles Aleyn
First Line:
He is a foe to Rhodes and not to you
Page No:
p.236
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Siege of Rhodes.
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
I can endure no sweets but what excel
Page No:
p.236
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Crown's Caligula
Attributed To:
John Crowne
First Line:
King Henry's soul filled with grief and scorn the more
Page No:
p.236
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
May's Henry II
Attributed To:
Thomas May
First Line:
Still urge king Lewis with speed say they go on
Page No:
p.236
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
May's Henry II
Attributed To:
Thomas May
First Line:
The fine and noble way to kill a foe
Page No:
p.236
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Aleyn's Henry VII
Attributed To:
Charles Aleyn
First Line:
There's not so much danger
Page No:
p.236
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Nabbs's Hannibal and Scipio
Attributed To:
Thomas Nabbes [Nabbs]
First Line:
England is safe if true within itself
Page No:
p.237
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Third Part of King Henry VI
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Our countrymen
Page No:
pp.237-238
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Cymbeline
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
This royal throne of kings this sceptred isle
Page No:
p.237
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's King Richard II
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
If not at court
Page No:
p.238
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Cymbeline
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
O England model to thy inward greatness
Page No:
p.238
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's King Henry V
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Remember sir my liege
Page No:
p.238
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Cymbeline
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Age cannot wither her nor custom stale
Page No:
pp.239-240
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Antony and Cleopatra
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Bid us hope for victory
Page No:
p.239
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
I will no more return
Page No:
p.239
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's King John
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
The English nation like the sea it governs
Page No:
p.239
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Crown's Second Part of Henry VI
Attributed To:
John Crowne
First Line:
Though every state by long experience finds
Page No:
p.239
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
E. of Sterline to Prince Henry
Attributed To:
William Alexander
First Line:
My dwarf shall dance
Page No:
p.240
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Volpone
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
Thus partial judgments blindly aim amiss
Page No:
p.240
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
E. of Sterline's Alexandraean Tragedy
Attributed To:
William Alexander
First Line:
Why she would hang on him
Page No:
p.240
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Hamlet
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Did the thing for which I sue
Page No:
p.241
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Carew
Attributed To:
Thomas Carew
First Line:
Kings use their loves as garments they have worn
Page No:
p.241
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Drayton
Attributed To:
Michael Drayton
First Line:
Tis a bliss above the feigned Elysium
Page No:
p.241
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Nabbs's Covent-Garden
Attributed To:
Thomas Nabbes [Nabbs]
First Line:
After fruition once what is desire
Page No:
pp.242-243
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Bishop King
Attributed To:
Henry King
First Line:
That monster expectation feeds too high
Page No:
p.242
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Suckling
Attributed To:
Sir John Suckling
First Line:
When you the sunburnt pilgrim see
Page No:
p.242
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Carew
Attributed To:
Thomas Carew
First Line:
Go to your banquet then but use delight
Page No:
p.243
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Herrick
Attributed To:
Robert Herrick
First Line:
So full of life and soul our joys have been
Page No:
p.243
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Crown's First Part of Henry VI
Attributed To:
John Crowne
First Line:
And next to him malicious envy rode
Page No:
p.244
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Spenser's Fairy Queen
Attributed To:
Edmund Spenser
First Line:
How often has our loves in groves and gardens
Page No:
p.244
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Crown's First Part of Henry VI
Attributed To:
John Crowne
First Line:
Envy is but the smoke of low estate
Page No:
p.245
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lord Brook's Alaham
Attributed To:
Fulke Greville
First Line:
Envy with a pale and meager gace whose
Page No:
p.245
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lilly's Endimion
Attributed To:
John Lyly
First Line:
For the true condition of envy is
Page No:
p.245
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Every Man out of his Humour
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
His name was while he lived above all envy
Page No:
p.245
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Sejanus
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
Thus low his glory grew through great despite
Page No:
p.245
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Churchyard in the Mirror of Magistrates
Attributed To:
Thomas Churchyard
First Line:
Where envy
Page No:
p.245
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Chapman's Second Part of Byron's Conspiracy
Attributed To:
George Chapman
First Line:
Beneath his feet pale envy bites her chain
Page No:
p.246
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir John Beaumont
Attributed To:
Sir John Beaumont
First Line:
Envy is proud not strikes at what is low
Page No:
p.246
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Gomersall
Attributed To:
Robert Gomersall
First Line:
Envy not greatness for thou makest thereby
Page No:
p.246
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Herbert
Attributed To:
George Herbert
First Line:
Envy's a race in which the runners mind
Page No:
p.246
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Aleyn's Poictiers
Attributed To:
Charles Aleyn
First Line:
For envy doth invade
Page No:
p.246
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Aleyn's Henry VII
Attributed To:
Charles Aleyn
First Line:
For spiteful envy never doth repine
Page No:
p.246
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Great and good persons well may be
Page No:
p.246
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Baron's Mirza
Attributed To:
Robert Baron
First Line:
Of all antagonists most charity
Page No:
pp.246-247
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Cruel Brother
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
Before the curing of a strong disease
Page No:
p.274 [i.e 247]
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's King John
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Still we love
Page No:
p.274 [i.e 247]
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Catiline
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
There is some soul of goodness in things evil
Page No:
p.274 [i.e 247]
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's King Henry V
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Thy wit thy valour and thy delicate form
Page No:
p.274 [i.e. 247]
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Crown's First Part of Henry VI
Attributed To:
John Crowne
First Line:
Twixt unexpected and so dangerous ills
Page No:
pp.274[i.e 247]-248
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Drayton
Attributed To:
Michael Drayton
First Line:
A fault doth never with remorse
Page No:
p.248
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Brandon's Antony to Octavia
Attributed To:
Samuel Brandon
First Line:
But never let the example of the bad
Page No:
p.248
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Spenser's Fairy Queen
Attributed To:
Edmund Spenser
First Line:
By others harms who listeth take no heed
Page No:
p.248
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Churchyard in the Mirror for Magistrates
Attributed To:
Thomas Churchyard
First Line:
Heaven me such uses send
Page No:
p.248
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Othello
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
If he arm arm if he strew mines of treason
Page No:
p.248
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Beaumont and Fletcher's Bloody Brother
Attributed To:
Francis Beaumont
John Fletcher
First Line:
No age hath been since nature first began
Page No:
p.248
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
For where there is no ear to be abused
Page No:
p.249
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Daniel
Attributed To:
Samuel Daniel
First Line:
In others lives I'll see
Page No:
p.249
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Middleton's Michaelmas Term
Attributed To:
Thomas Middleton
First Line:
Let us all
Page No:
p.249
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Daniel's Arcadia
Attributed To:
Samuel Daniel
First Line:
For as the light
Page No:
p.250
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Chapman's Bussy D'ambois
Attributed To:
George Chapman
First Line:
Honour hath many wings chance hath no books
Page No:
p.250
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lord Brook's Alaham
Attributed To:
Fulke Greville
First Line:
Shall I show you
Page No:
pp.250-251
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Middleton's Women beware Women
Attributed To:
Thomas Middleton
First Line:
So much o thou example dost effect
Page No:
p.250
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Daniel
Attributed To:
Samuel Daniel
First Line:
Actions of kings are precepts
Page No:
p.251
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Aleyn's Henry VII
Attributed To:
Charles Aleyn
First Line:
But great examples keep some excellence
Page No:
p.251
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir William Davenant
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
Come our stomachs
Page No:
p.251
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Cymbeline
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Even good examples may so great be made
Page No:
p.251
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir William Davenant
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
Examples lead us and we likely see
Page No:
p.251
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Herrick
Attributed To:
Robert Herrick
First Line:
Exempli gratias teach not but compel
Page No:
p.251
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Aleyn's Henry VII
Attributed To:
Charles Aleyn
First Line:
He is now
Page No:
p.251
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Massinger's Great Duke of Florence
Attributed To:
Philip Massinger
First Line:
But what endureth long that's violent
Page No:
pp.252-253
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Experience is by industry achieved
Page No:
p.252
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Two Gentlemen of Verona
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Experience wounded is the school
Page No:
p.252
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lord Brook's Mustapha
Attributed To:
Fulke Greville
First Line:
I know thy loyal heart and prudent head
Page No:
p.252
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Long have I sailed through time's vexatious sea
Page No:
p.252
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir William Davenant's Gondibert
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
Nobody's healthful without exercise
Page No:
p.252
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Aleyn's Poictiers
Attributed To:
Charles Aleyn
First Line:
Practice hath taught me how to read mens souls
Page No:
p.252
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Nabbs's Hannibal and Scipio
Attributed To:
Thomas Nabbes [Nabbs]
First Line:
Wit by experience bought foils wit at school
Page No:
p.252
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Middleton's Michaelmas Term
Attributed To:
Thomas Middleton
First Line:
Extremes set off all actions thus
Page No:
p.253
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Middleton's Phoenix
Attributed To:
Thomas Middleton
First Line:
Extremes though contrary have the like effects
Page No:
p.253
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Chapman's All Fools
Attributed To:
George Chapman
First Line:
For who feeds to danger
Page No:
p.253
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Richard Brome's Love-sick Court
Attributed To:
Richard Brome
First Line:
These violent delights have violent ends
Page No:
p.253
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Romeo and Juliet
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
They are as sick that surfeit with too much
Page No:
p.253
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Merchant of Venice
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Those edges soonest turn that are most keen
Page No:
p.253
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Aleyn's Crescey
Attributed To:
Charles Aleyn
First Line:
Tis a true theme
Page No:
p.253
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Goffe's Courageous Turk
Attributed To:
Thomas Goffe [Gough]
First Line:
But here no Cato with a senate stood
Page No:
p.254
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Daniel
Attributed To:
Samuel Daniel
First Line:
Faction's craft wit
Page No:
p.254
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lord Brooke's Alaham
Attributed To:
Fulke Greville
First Line:
For great wits forged into factious tools
Page No:
p.254
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Drayton
Attributed To:
Michael Drayton
First Line:
Let wealth come in by comely thrift
Page No:
p.254
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Herrick
Attributed To:
Robert Herrick
First Line:
So false is faction and so smooth a liar
Page No:
p.254
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Daniel
Attributed To:
Samuel Daniel
First Line:
Tis in worldly accidents
Page No:
p.254
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Denham's Sophy
Attributed To:
Sir John Denham
First Line:
Factions amongst great men they are like
Page No:
p.255
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Webster's White Devil
Attributed To:
John Webster
First Line:
Here gallants you must make a stop for still
Page No:
pp.255-256
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Fair Favourite
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
Seldom is factious ire in haughty minds
Page No:
p.255
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
May's Henry II
Attributed To:
Thomas May
First Line:
Some of the great ones first came fairly on
Page No:
p.255
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Aleyn's Henry VII
Attributed To:
Charles Aleyn
First Line:
These strong court factions that do brook no checks
Page No:
p.255
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Webster's White Devil
Attributed To:
John Webster
First Line:
Some faiths are like those mills that cannot grind
Page No:
p.256
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Quarles
Attributed To:
Francis Quarles
First Line:
Th' oft shaken tree grows faster at the root
Page No:
p.256
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Quarles
Attributed To:
Francis Quarles
First Line:
The being once deluded doth not bate
Page No:
p.256
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lady Cary's Mariam
Attributed To:
Cary [nee Tanfield] Elizabeth
First Line:
Where deeds pull down
Page No:
p.256
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Chapman's Second Part of Byron's Conspiracy
Attributed To:
George Chapman
First Line:
But as a prudent monarch seems alone
Page No:
p.257
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
Rhodes is lost or else destroyed
Page No:
p.257
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
That to great faithless wits can truth dispense
Page No:
pp.257-258
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
True faith and reason are the soul's two eyes
Page No:
p.257
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Quarles
Attributed To:
Francis Quarles
First Line:
Art's card is by their pilot faith refused
Page No:
pp.258-259
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
But hope the best true love will pass a veil
Page No:
p.259
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir F. Fane's Love in the Dark
Attributed To:
Sir Francis Fane
First Line:
I've touched the highest point of all my greatness
Page No:
p.259
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's King Henry VIII
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
So down he fell and forth his life did breathe
Page No:
p.259
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Spenser's Fairy Queen
Attributed To:
Edmund Spenser
First Line:
Some falls are means the happier to rise
Page No:
p.259
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Cymbeline
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Farewell a long farewell to all my greatness
Page No:
p.260
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Henry VIII
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Who would depend upon the popular air
Page No:
pp.260-261
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Sejanus
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
As he that fells an elm must also sell
Page No:
pp.261-262
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Baron's Mirza
Attributed To:
Robert Baron
First Line:
For when th' oppressed is once up to the chin
Page No:
p.261
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Drayton
Attributed To:
Michael Drayton
First Line:
That weakness ever hath a glorious hand
Page No:
p.261
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Drayton
Attributed To:
Michael Drayton
First Line:
Though greater than the rest as of before
Page No:
p.261
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
E. of Sterline's Alexandrean Tragedy
Attributed To:
William Alexander
First Line:
We are
Page No:
p.261
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Webster's Dutchess of Malfy
Attributed To:
John Webster
First Line:
If I be false or swerve a hair from truth
Page No:
pp.262-263
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Troilous and Cressida
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
If we must fall it is as good
Page No:
p.262
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Unfortunate Lovers
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
It is too late our ruin to recall
Page No:
p.262
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir Robert Howard's Indian Queen
Attributed To:
Sir Robert Howard
First Line:
Let us be firm and like a mighty weight
Page No:
p.262
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir Robert Howard's Great Favourite
Attributed To:
Sir Robert Howard
First Line:
What wit so sharp is found in age or youth
Page No:
p.262
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When once a shaking monarchy declines
Page No:
p.262
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Crown's Charles VIII. of France
Attributed To:
John Crowne
First Line:
Who bravely fall have this one happiness
Page No:
p.262
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Crown's Darius
Attributed To:
John Crowne
First Line:
Every man in this age has not a soul
Page No:
p.263
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Beaumont and Fletcher's Philaster
Attributed To:
Francis Beaumont
John Fletcher
First Line:
How false are men both in their heads and hearts
Page No:
p.263
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Crown's Caligula
Attributed To:
John Crowne
First Line:
Money and man a mutual falshood show
Page No:
p.263
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Aleyn's Henry VII
Attributed To:
Charles Aleyn
First Line:
They that are false to pious benefits
Page No:
p.263
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Beaumont and Fletcher's False One
Attributed To:
Francis Beaumont
John Fletcher
First Line:
This pack of hounds we call our passions
Page No:
p.263
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Crown's Ambitious Statesman
Attributed To:
John Crowne
First Line:
Truth is best found out by the time and eyes
Page No:
p.263
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Herrick
Attributed To:
Robert Herrick
First Line:
When truth and falshoods interlaced lie
Page No:
p.263
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Aleyn's Crescey
Attributed To:
Charles Aleyn
First Line:
Let fame that all hunt after in their lives
Page No:
p.264
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Love's Labour's Lost
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Then straight through all the world gan fame to fly
Page No:
p.264
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Alas poor fame in what a narrow room
Page No:
p.265
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Daniel, Ibid
Attributed To:
Samuel Daniel
First Line:
For all should have a great respect to fame
Page No:
p.265
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
E. of Sterline's Croesus
Attributed To:
William Alexander
First Line:
Silly desires of self-abusing man
Page No:
p.265
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Daniel's Musophilus
Attributed To:
Samuel Daniel
First Line:
Since men have left to do praiseworthy things
Page No:
p.265
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Epigrams
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
The life of fame is action understood
Page No:
p.265
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Chloridia
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
The voice of fame should be as loud as thunder
Page No:
p.265
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Masque of Queens
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
Thus fame ascends by all degrees to heaven
Page No:
p.265
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson, Ibid
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
If people only then distribute fame
Page No:
p.266
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lord Brooke, Ibid
Attributed To:
Fulke Greville
First Line:
In humane commerce then let fate remain
Page No:
p.266
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lord Brooke on Fame and Honour
Attributed To:
Fulke Greville
First Line:
Men to the stars me guiding them do climb
Page No:
pp.266-268
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Drayton's Duke of Normandy
Attributed To:
Michael Drayton
First Line:
Who worship fame commit idolatry
Page No:
p.266
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lord Brooke, Ibid
Attributed To:
Fulke Greville
First Line:
For fame whose custom is to have a care
Page No:
p.268
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
He's great in fame
Page No:
p.268
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Goffe's Raging Turk
Attributed To:
Thomas Goffe [Gough]
First Line:
I aimed at a great name and to transmit
Page No:
p.268
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Baron's Mirza
Attributed To:
Robert Baron
First Line:
Invisibly as dreams fame's wings
Page No:
p.268
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Siege of Rhodes
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
Let good men for good deeds covet good fame
Page No:
p.268
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Webster's Dutchess of Malfy
Attributed To:
John Webster
First Line:
The fame that a man wins himself is best
Page No:
p.268
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Middleton's Mayor of Quinborough
Attributed To:
Thomas Middleton
First Line:
We often find that fame in prime of youth
Page No:
p.268
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Quarles
Attributed To:
Francis Quarles
First Line:
He that in bosom of a prince doth dwell
Page No:
p.269
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
He that in court secure will keep himself
Page No:
p.269
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Cromwell
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Talk not to me of fond renown the rude
Page No:
p.269
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Crown's Second Part of the Destruction of Jerusalem
Attributed To:
John Crowne
First Line:
That man is miserably compelled that must
Page No:
p.269
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shirley's Example
Attributed To:
James Shirley
First Line:
Those are the dreadful enemies we raise
Page No:
p.269
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Sejanus
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
Your fame | Already fills the world and what is infinite
Page No:
p.269
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Denham's Sophy
Attributed To:
Sir John Denham
First Line:
A prince's love is like the lightening's fume
Page No:
p.270
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Chapman's Bussey D'ambois
Attributed To:
George Chapman
First Line:
Those minions oft to whom kings do extend
Page No:
p.270
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
E. of Sterline's Darius
Attributed To:
William Alexander
First Line:
Where private men but only fear their foes
Page No:
p.270
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
E. of Sterline's Julius Caesar
Attributed To:
William Alexander
First Line:
Witness the Spensers Gavestone and Vere
Page No:
p.270
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Daniel's Civil Wars
Attributed To:
Samuel Daniel
First Line:
A prince's hate doth ruin where it falls
Page No:
p.271
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Cruel Brother
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
Favourites are served in
Page No:
p.271
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Cruel Brother
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
Few favourites were there ever seen
Page No:
p.271
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Baron's Mirza
Attributed To:
Robert Baron
First Line:
For fortune like herself does ever blind
Page No:
p.271
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
May's Edward III
Attributed To:
Thomas May
First Line:
How gross your avarice eating up whole families
Page No:
p.271
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shirley's Cardinal
Attributed To:
James Shirley
First Line:
Kind rogues
Page No:
pp.271-272
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir Robert Howard's Great Favourite
Attributed To:
Sir Robert Howard
First Line:
Minions too great argue a king too weak
Page No:
p.271
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Baron's Mirza
Attributed To:
Robert Baron
First Line:
For kings should not to too great subjects show
Page No:
p.272
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
E. of Orrery's Tryphon
Attributed To:
Roger Boyle
First Line:
Some flowers seem more than other to rely
Page No:
p.272
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
E. of Orrery's Mustapha
Attributed To:
Roger Boyle
First Line:
That subtle serpent servile flattery
Page No:
p.272
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Do not think I flatter
Page No:
p.273
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Hamlet
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Do you see yonder cloud that's almost in
Page No:
p.273
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Hamlet
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
For he reposed safe in his own merit
Page No:
p.273
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Poetaster
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
He loves to hear
Page No:
p.273
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespeare's Julius Caesar
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Of all wild beasts preserve me from a tyrant
Page No:
p.273
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Sejanus
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
Your bonnet to the right use tis for the head
Page No:
p.273
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Hamlet.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
A mischief on your cogging tongue your smoothing
Page No:
p.274
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Marston's Fawn
Attributed To:
John Marston
First Line:
And none we see were ever overthrown
Page No:
p.274
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Daniel
Attributed To:
Samuel Daniel
First Line:
Flattery so like in all to duty shows
Page No:
p.274
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lord Brook's Alaham
Attributed To:
Fulke Greville
First Line:
More kings in chambers fall by flattery's charms
Page No:
p.274
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
E. of Sterline's Darius
Attributed To:
William Alexander
First Line:
My lord the clapper of my mouth's not glibbed
Page No:
p.274
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Marston's Second Part of Antonio and Mellinda
Attributed To:
John Marston
First Line:
The flatterer merits worse of you
Page No:
p.274
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Baron's Mirza
Attributed To:
Robert Baron
First Line:
Thus they thrive
Page No:
p.274
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Webster and Rowley's Thracian Wonder
Attributed To:
William Rowley
John Webster
First Line:
Alas they show him nothing
Page No:
p.275
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Denham's Sophy
Attributed To:
Sir John Denham
First Line:
Overflow in flattery fear no excess
Page No:
pp.275-276
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Crown's Married Beau
Attributed To:
John Crowne
First Line:
The wretches have no other use of tongues
Page No:
p.275
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Crown's Ambitious Statesman
Attributed To:
John Crowne
First Line:
Those who their princes flatter may be thought
Page No:
p.275
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
E. of Orrery's Tryphon
Attributed To:
Roger Boyle
First Line:
Tis the fate of princes that no knowledge
Page No:
p.275
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Denham's Sophy
Attributed To:
Sir John Denham
First Line:
What is't that wastes a prince example shows
Page No:
p.275
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Herrick
Attributed To:
Robert Herrick
First Line:
Do not forsake yourself for those that do
Page No:
p.276
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lord Brook's Alaham
Attributed To:
Fulke Greville
First Line:
In the reproof of chance
Page No:
p.276
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Troilus and Cressida
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
The shame of slaves be fear
Page No:
p.276
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Marston's Sophonisba
Attributed To:
John Marston
First Line:
Though every fortitude deserves applause
Page No:
p.276
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Epigrams
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
As a pine
Page No:
p.277
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Beaumont and Fletcher's Bonduca
Attributed To:
Francis Beaumont
John Fletcher
First Line:
Fortitude is not the appetite
Page No:
p.277
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Nabbs's Covent Garden
Attributed To:
Thomas Nabbes [Nabbs]
First Line:
So should worth act and they who dare to fight
Page No:
p.277
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Daniel's Philotas
Attributed To:
Samuel Daniel
First Line:
This fortune swelled not Henry to a brave
Page No:
p.277
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Aleyn's Henry VII
Attributed To:
Charles Aleyn
First Line:
Though in our miseries fortune hath a part
Page No:
p.277
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Webster's Dutchess of Malfy
Attributed To:
John Webster
First Line:
Who fights
Page No:
p.277
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Massinger's Very Woman
Attributed To:
Philip Massinger
First Line:
All men that in affairs themselves employ
Page No:
pp.278-279
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Brave spirits are a balsam to themselves
Page No:
p.278
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Cartwright's Lady Errant
Attributed To:
William Cartwright
First Line:
For tis some skill in innocence to bear
Page No:
p.278
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Gondibert
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
In vain said then old Melibee do men
Page No:
p.278
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Spenser's Fairy Queen
Attributed To:
Edmund Spenser
First Line:
Fortune knows
Page No:
p.279
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Antony and Cleopatra
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
How fortune plies her sports when she begins
Page No:
p.279
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Sejanus
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
This world is not for aye nor tis not strange
Page No:
p.279
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Hamlet
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Who would trust slippery chance
Page No:
p.279
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Sejanus
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
Will fortune never come with both hands full
Page No:
p.279
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Second Part of K. Henry IV.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
As when we see the early rising sun
Page No:
p.280
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Drayton's Baron's Wars
Attributed To:
Michael Drayton
First Line:
Fortune as blind as he whom she did lead
Page No:
pp.280-281
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Drayton's D. of Normandy
Attributed To:
Michael Drayton
First Line:
Fortune the great commandress of the world
Page No:
p.280
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Chapman's All Fools
Attributed To:
George Chapman
First Line:
Good fortune doth in humour's market sit
Page No:
p.280
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lord Brook's Alaham
Attributed To:
Fulke Greville
First Line:
That fortune still must be with ill maintained
Page No:
p.280
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lord Brook's Mustapha
Attributed To:
Fulke Greville
First Line:
The old Scythians
Page No:
p.280
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Chapman's Bussy D'ambois
Attributed To:
George Chapman
First Line:
A rich mind in a state indifferent
Page No:
p.281
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Beaumont and Fletcher's Wild-goose chace
Attributed To:
Francis Beaumont
John Fletcher
First Line:
Fortune is blind You lie you lie
Page No:
p.281
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Marston's What you will
Attributed To:
John Marston
First Line:
Oh fortune thou art not worth my least exclaim
Page No:
p.281
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dr. Donne
Attributed To:
John Donne
First Line:
With a masculine constancy deride
Page No:
p.281
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Beaumont and Fletcher's False One
Attributed To:
Francis Beaumont
John Fletcher
First Line:
Be thou then only a deluding phantom
Page No:
p.282
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Carew's Coelum Britannicum
Attributed To:
Thomas Carew
First Line:
Fortune's a market if a while you stand
Page No:
p.282
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Aleyn's Poictiers
Attributed To:
Charles Aleyn
First Line:
Fortune's an under power that is herself
Page No:
p.282
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Nabbs's Hannibal and Scipio
Attributed To:
Thomas Nabbes [Nabbs]
First Line:
I love not thy fortunes since we know
Page No:
p.282
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Baron
Attributed To:
Robert Baron
First Line:
We meet with fortune's shocks and bear her weights
Page No:
p.282
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Aleyn, Ibid
Attributed To:
Charles Aleyn
First Line:
Fools and knaves are the two poles on which the
Page No:
p.283
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Fortune means in him to show
Page No:
p.283
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Baron
Attributed To:
Robert Baron
First Line:
Fortune's a blind profuser of her own
Page No:
p.283
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Herrick
Attributed To:
Robert Herrick
First Line:
It often falls as here it erst befell
Page No:
pp.283-284
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Spenser's Fairy Queen
Attributed To:
Edmund Spenser
First Line:
Let not one look of fortune cast you down
Page No:
p.283
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
E. of Orrery's Henry V
Attributed To:
Roger Boyle
First Line:
Methinks blind fortune ushers me too fast
Page No:
p.283
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Wits
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
Such fortune is thy vast unlimited power
Page No:
p.283
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
A golden treasure is the tried friend
Page No:
p.284
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
For all things friendship excepted
Page No:
pp.284-285
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lilly's Endimion
Attributed To:
John Lyly
First Line:
Hard is the doubt and difficult to deem
Page No:
p.284
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Spenser's Fairy Queen'
Attributed To:
Edmund Spenser
First Line:
A word Lucilius
Page No:
pp.285-286
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Julius Caesar
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
And hitherto doth love on fortune tend
Page No:
p.285
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Hamlet
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Happier is he that has no friend to feed
Page No:
p.285
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Timon
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Friendship is the cement of two minds
Page No:
p.286
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Chapman's Revenge of Bussey D'ambois
Attributed To:
George Chapman
First Line:
I will take your friendship up at use
Page No:
p.286
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Tourneur's Atheist's Tragedy
Attributed To:
Cyril Tourneur
First Line:
The more your friend dares trust the more deceive him
Page No:
p.286
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Chapman's Revenge of Bussey D'ambois
Attributed To:
George Chapman
First Line:
True happiness
Page No:
p.286
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Cynthia's Revels
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Turn him and see his threads look if he be
Page No:
p.286
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Underwood
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
A friend is gold if true he'll never leave thee
Page No:
p.287
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Randolph
Attributed To:
Thomas Randolph
First Line:
A seasoned friend not tainted with design
Page No:
p.287
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Cartwright
Attributed To:
William Cartwright
First Line:
I do here entertain a friendship with thee
Page No:
pp.287-288
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Suckling's Aglaura
Attributed To:
Sir John Suckling
First Line:
It is so safe and broad a beaten way
Page No:
p.287
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Beaumont and Fletcher's Bloody Brother
Attributed To:
Francis Beaumont
John Fletcher
First Line:
Lay this into your breast
Page No:
p.287
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Webster's Dutchess of Malfy
Attributed To:
John Webster
First Line:
O summer friendship
Page No:
p.287
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Massinger's Maid of Honour
Attributed To:
Philip Massinger
First Line:
That friend a great man's ruin strongly checks
Page No:
p.287
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Webster's Dutchess of Malfy
Attributed To:
John Webster
First Line:
The better part of love due to the living
Page No:
p.287
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Mason's Muleasses
Attributed To:
John Mason
First Line:
The man that from thy friendship would be gone
Page No:
p.287
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Aleyn's Crescey
Attributed To:
Charles Aleyn
First Line:
Friendship's above all ties does bind the heart
Page No:
p.288
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
E. of Orrery's Hen. V
Attributed To:
Roger Boyle
First Line:
Friendship's an empty name made to deceive
Page No:
p.288
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Tuke's Adventures of Five Hours
Attributed To:
Sir Samuel Tuke
First Line:
He ought not to pretend to friendship's name
Page No:
p.288
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Tuke's Adventures of Five Hours
Attributed To:
Sir Samuel Tuke
First Line:
I see friends are like clothes laid up whilst new
Page No:
p.288
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Bishop King
Attributed To:
Henry King
First Line:
Trust is the strongest bond upon the soul
Page No:
p.288
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
E. of Orrery's Henry V
Attributed To:
Roger Boyle