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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. [vol II] [T131617] [ecco]

DMI number:
618
Publication Date:
1738
Volume Number:
2 of 3
ESTC number:
T131617
EEBO/ECCO link:
CW111830640
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 graduak IMPROVEMENTS of our [i]Poetry[/i] and | [i]Language]. | [rule] | VOL. II. | [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 the [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. XXXVIII. PAGINATION: PREFATORY MATTER: 'A List of the Authors, Poems and Plays Cited in this Collection' (17pp.); List of 'Books printed for F. Cogan and J. Nourse' (1pp.) BIBLIOGRAPHICAL DETAILS: Title page in red and black. REFERENCES: MISCELLANY GENRE: printed commonplace book
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Content/Publication
First Line:
Hush pretty boy thy hopes might have been better
Page No:
p.1
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Yorkshire Tragedy
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
I would not have thee sell thy substance
Page No:
pp.1-2
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dekker's Second Part of the Honest Whore
Attributed To:
Thomas Dekker
First Line:
The whole day
Page No:
p.1
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Underwoods
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
Hath sir Thomas lost five hundred pounds
Page No:
p.2
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shirley's Lady of Pleasure
Attributed To:
James Shirley
First Line:
If yet thou love game at so dear a rate
Page No:
p.2
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Herbert
Attributed To:
George Herbert
First Line:
Some play for gain to pass time others play
Page No:
p.3
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Heath's Clarastella
Attributed To:
Robert Heath
First Line:
This is the hell of all gamesters I think
Page No:
p.3
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Wilkins's Miseries of enforced Marriage
Attributed To:
George Wilkins
First Line:
What had his arms been without my arm
Page No:
pp.3-4
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Chapman's First Part of Byron's Conspiracy
Attributed To:
George Chapman
First Line:
Who now beholds
Page No:
p.3
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's King Henry V'
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
A commander must
Page No:
p.4
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Aleyn's Crescey
Attributed To:
Charles Aleyn
First Line:
Courageous Edward spurs their valour on
Page No:
p.4
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Aleyn's Crescey
Attributed To:
Charles Aleyn
First Line:
We may consider
Page No:
p.4
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Nabbs's Hannibal and Scipio
Attributed To:
Thomas Nabbes [Nabbs]
First Line:
Yet did the king almost forsaken quite
Page No:
pp.4-5
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
May's Edward III
Attributed To:
Thomas May
First Line:
He covets less
Page No:
p.5
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Coriolanus
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
How easy is a noble spirit discerned
Page No:
p.5
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Catiline
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
They that do
Page No:
pp.5-6
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir Robert Howard's Blind Lady
Attributed To:
Sir Robert Howard
First Line:
Thou canst not reach the light that I shall find
Page No:
p.5
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir Robert Howard's Vestal Virgin
Attributed To:
Sir Robert Howard
First Line:
Whose breast too narrow for her heart was still
Page No:
p.5
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir William Davenant
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
For your behaviour let it be free and
Page No:
p.6
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Chapman's May-Day
Attributed To:
George Chapman
First Line:
Gentry and baseness in all ages jar
Page No:
p.6
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Heywood and Rowley's Fortune by Land and Sea
Attributed To:
Thomas Heywood
William Rowley
First Line:
He is the card or calendar of gentry
Page No:
p.6
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Hamlet
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
He that bears himself like a gentleman is
Page No:
p.6
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Chapman's May-Day
Attributed To:
George Chapman
First Line:
I am a gentleman and by my birth
Page No:
p.6-7
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Heywood's Woman kill'd with Kindness
Attributed To:
Thomas Heywood
First Line:
It is unnatutal a generous mind
Page No:
p.6
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Crown's Second Part of the Destruction of Jerusalem
Attributed To:
John Crowne
First Line:
Nor stand so much upon your gentility
Page No:
p.6
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Every Man in his Humour
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
He is a noble gentleman withal
Page No:
p.7
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
John Ford's Lady's Trial
Attributed To:
John Ford
First Line:
I am | A gentleman free born I never wore
Page No:
p.7
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
John Ford's Lady's Trial
Attributed To:
John Ford
First Line:
I never gave you aught
Page No:
p.7
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Hamlet
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Win her with gifts if she respects not words
Page No:
p.7
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Two Gentlemen of Verona
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
You great benefactors sprinke our society
Page No:
pp.7-8
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Timon
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
They are the noblest benefits and sink
Page No:
pp.8-9
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson, Ibid
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
To help the need
Page No:
p.8
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Underwoods
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
A princely gift but sir it comes too late
Page No:
p.9
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Suckling's Brennoralt
Attributed To:
Sir John Suckling
First Line:
Free circumstance
Page No:
p.9
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Bishop King
Attributed To:
Henry King
First Line:
Free without art or project giving still
Page No:
p.9
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Cartwright
Attributed To:
William Cartwright
First Line:
Gripe to me all when he is dead will give
Page No:
p.9
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Heath's Clarastella
Attributed To:
Robert Heath
First Line:
In alms regard thy means and others merit
Page No:
p.9
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Herbert
Attributed To:
George Herbert
First Line:
Nor in this will I imitate the world
Page No:
p.9
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Beaumont and Fletcher's Queen of Corinth
Attributed To:
Francis Beaumont
John Fletcher
First Line:
There the gift is free
Page No:
p.9
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Jones's Adrasta
Attributed To:
John Jones
First Line:
Glory is like a circle in the water
Page No:
p.10
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's First Part of King Henry VI
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Not giving like to those whose gifts though scant
Page No:
p.10
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Gondibert
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
Than what thou meanst to give still promise less
Page No:
p.10
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Denham
Attributed To:
Sir John Denham
First Line:
What time by torch light they attempt the cave
Page No:
p.10
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Drayton's Barons Wars
Attributed To:
Michael Drayton
First Line:
You thrust rather with the love
Page No:
p.10
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Daniel's Philotas
Attributed To:
Samuel Daniel
First Line:
For all may have
Page No:
p.11
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Herbert
Attributed To:
George Herbert
First Line:
For this world's glory
Page No:
p.11
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Aleyn's Crescey
Attributed To:
Charles Aleyn
First Line:
Glories like glow worms afar shine bright
Page No:
p.11
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Webster's Dutchess of Malfy
Attributed To:
John Webster
First Line:
Glory and pleasure in my breast contend
Page No:
pp.11-12
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Crown's Calista
Attributed To:
John Crowne
First Line:
Never any state
Page No:
p.11
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lord Brooke, Ibid
Attributed To:
Fulke Greville
First Line:
We at the sun's one moment's rest should more
Page No:
p.11
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
E. of Orrery's Tragedy of Mustapha
Attributed To:
Roger Boyle
First Line:
When this brittle glory thus is gotten
Page No:
p.11
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lord Brooke on Fame and Honour
Attributed To:
Fulke Greville
First Line:
And by his side rode loathsome gluttony
Page No:
pp.12-13
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Spenser's Fairy Queen
Attributed To:
Edmund Spenser
First Line:
I for my glory seize on regal crowns
Page No:
p.12
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Crown's Caligula
Attributed To:
John Crowne
First Line:
Guy eats all day and letchers all the night
Page No:
p.13
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Epigrams
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
We don't use to bury in our bellies
Page No:
pp.13-15
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Middleton's Game at Chess
Attributed To:
Thomas Middleton
First Line:
His stomach's as insatiate as the grave
Page No:
p.15
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Massinger's New Way to pay Old Debts
Attributed To:
Philip Massinger
First Line:
Lautus thy palate can be pleased with nought
Page No:
pp.15-16
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Heath's Clarastella
Attributed To:
Robert Heath
First Line:
Oh thou pampered jade what wouldst thou have
Page No:
p.15
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Variety is sought for to delight
Page No:
p.15
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Randoph
Attributed To:
Thomas Randolph
First Line:
Whose life's the table and the stage
Page No:
p.15
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Killegrew's Conspiracy
Attributed To:
Henry Killigrew
First Line:
Will you still owe your virtues to your bellies
Page No:
p.15
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Cartwright's Siege
Attributed To:
William Cartwright
First Line:
It is not so with him that all things knows
Page No:
pp.16-17
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's All's well that ends well
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Nothing could please your palate but
Page No:
p.16
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Wits
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
Of the gods we are forbid to dispute
Page No:
p.16
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lilly's Endimion
Attributed To:
John Lyly
First Line:
Can nature be so simple or malicious
Page No:
p.17
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Tourneur's Atheists Tragedy
Attributed To:
Cyril Tourneur
First Line:
Gods nought foresee but see for to their eyes
Page No:
p.17
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Marston's Sophonisba
Attributed To:
John Marston
First Line:
It did not please the gods who instruct the people
Page No:
p.17
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Catiline
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
Though all the doors are sure and all our servants
Page No:
p.17
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Chapman's Bussy D'Ambois
Attributed To:
George Chapman
First Line:
But as in calm a storm we nothing fear
Page No:
p.18
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
For government though high and low and lower
Page No:
pp.18-19
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Henry V
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Then tell me first if nature must forbear
Page No:
p.18
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
Tis hard to find god but to comprehend
Page No:
p.18
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Herrick
Attributed To:
Robert Herrick
First Line:
As a cunning orator reserves
Page No:
p.19
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Chapman's First Part of Byron's Conspiracy
Attributed To:
George Chapman
First Line:
Each petty hand
Page No:
p.19
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Catiline
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
A state well ruled the fame of kings doth raise
Page No:
p.20
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
E. of Sterline's Darius
Attributed To:
William Alexander
First Line:
Cannot your great men suffer others to
Page No:
p.20
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Daniel's Philotas
Attributed To:
Samuel Daniel
First Line:
He is unfit to manage public matters
Page No:
p.20
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
John Ford's Fancy's Chaste and Noble
Attributed To:
John Ford
First Line:
O madam | Your sex is too imperious to rule
Page No:
p.20
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Cartwright's Royal Slave
Attributed To:
William Cartwright
First Line:
Rule of itself's a toil and none would bear it
Page No:
p.20
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Alex. Brome
Attributed To:
Alexander Brome
First Line:
The victor's solid recompence is rest
Page No:
p.20
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Gondibert
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
Virtue did then men's hearts so much inflame
Page No:
p.20
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Drayton's Pierce Gaveston
Attributed To:
Michael Drayton
First Line:
And you fresh bud of virtue springing fast
Page No:
p.21
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Spenser's Fairy Queen
Attributed To:
Edmund Spenser
First Line:
As our joys grow
Page No:
p.21
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Middleton's Chaste Maid in Cheapside
Attributed To:
Thomas Middleton
First Line:
Could everyone that careless sits
Page No:
p.21
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Fair Favourite
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
Does the kind root bleed out his livelihood
Page No:
p.21
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Massinger, Middleton and Rowley's Old Laws
Attributed To:
Thomas Middleton
Philip Massinger
First Line:
Here's a small amends
Page No:
p.21
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Rob Tailor's Hog hath lost his Pearl
Attributed To:
Robert Tailor
First Line:
The benefits he sowed in me met not
Page No:
pp.21-22
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Massinger's Duke of Milan
Attributed To:
Philip Massinger
First Line:
I find a pious gratitude disperse
Page No:
p.22
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shirley's Brothers
Attributed To:
James Shirley
First Line:
This is not ingratitude or if it be it does
Page No:
p.22
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Suckling's Sad One
Attributed To:
Sir John Suckling
First Line:
When these sad sights were overpast and gone
Page No:
p.22
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Spenser's Visions of the World's Vanity
Attributed To:
Edmund Spenser
First Line:
Examples have the wisest warned oft
Page No:
p.23
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Churchyard in the Mirror for Magistrates
Attributed To:
Thomas Churchyard
First Line:
Greatness hath its cankers worms and moths
Page No:
p.23
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Sejanus
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
Greatness in sway of state gives wings t' aspire
Page No:
p.23
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Oh place oh form
Page No:
p.23
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Measure for Measure
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Tis certain greatness once fallen out with fortune
Page No:
p.23
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Troilus and Cressida
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Fortune not reason rules the state of things
Page No:
p.24
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Chapman's Bussey D'ambois
Attributed To:
George Chapman
First Line:
I have found
Page No:
p.24
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Chapman's First Part of Byron's Conspiracy
Attributed To:
George Chapman
First Line:
As in fine fields weeds or fat earth abounds
Page No:
p.25
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
E. of Sterline's Julius Caesar
Attributed To:
William Alexander
First Line:
Greatness must keep those arts by which it grew
Page No:
p.25
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lord Brooke's Mustapha
Attributed To:
Fulke Greville
First Line:
Now I see they but delude that praise us
Page No:
p.25
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Daniel's Cleopatra
Attributed To:
Samuel Daniel
First Line:
Thou dost not know what then will be thy mind
Page No:
p.25
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Daniel's Civil War
Attributed To:
Samuel Daniel
First Line:
Though the mountains make a mighty show
Page No:
p.25
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
E. of Sterline's Alexandrean Tragedy
Attributed To:
William Alexander
First Line:
Both flowers and weeds spring when the sun is warm
Page No:
p.26
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Webster's White Devil
Attributed To:
John Webster
First Line:
He's dead you say then
Page No:
p.26
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Beaumont and Fletcher's Four Plays in One
Attributed To:
Francis Beaumont
John Fletcher
First Line:
Oh greatness scourge
Page No:
p.26
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Marston's Sophonisba
Attributed To:
John Marston
First Line:
Since by your greatness you
Page No:
p.26
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Tourneur's Atheist's Tragedy
Attributed To:
Cyril Tourneur
First Line:
The great are like the base nay they're the same
Page No:
p.26
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Webster's Dutchess of Malfy
Attributed To:
John Webster
First Line:
Thus he was brought to act his fatal hour
Page No:
p.26
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Aleyn's Hen. VII
Attributed To:
Charles Aleyn
First Line:
Great men we are none
Page No:
p.27
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shirley's Bird in a Cage
Attributed To:
James Shirley
First Line:
It is the curse of greatness
Page No:
p.27
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Nabbs's Hannibal and Scipio
Attributed To:
Thomas Nabbes [Nabbs]
First Line:
They that are great and worthy to be so
Page No:
p.27
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir John Beaumont
Attributed To:
Sir John Beaumont
First Line:
Trust not a great man most of them dissemble
Page No:
p.27
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shirley's Grateful Servant
Attributed To:
James Shirley
First Line:
Be in thy greatness easy as thy brow
Page No:
p.28
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Gondibert
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
For double shame he doth deserve
Page No:
p.28
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Brandon's Octavia
Attributed To:
Samuel Brandon
First Line:
Great men by small means oft are overthrown
Page No:
p.28
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Herrick
Attributed To:
Robert Herrick
First Line:
Greatness is but the shadow of the beams
Page No:
p.28
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Suckling's Sad One
Attributed To:
Sir John Suckling
First Line:
I was born with greatness
Page No:
p.28
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Crown's Ambitious Statesman
Attributed To:
John Crowne
First Line:
Our envy never would great men pursue
Page No:
p.28
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Crown's Ambitious Statesman
Attributed To:
John Crowne
First Line:
For if of all the bodies parts the head
Page No:
pp.29-30
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dekker's Satiromastix
Attributed To:
Thomas Dekker
First Line:
I stand like one
Page No:
p.29
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir Robert Howard's Surprisal
Attributed To:
Sir Robert Howard
First Line:
That man | May safely venture to go on his way
Page No:
p.29
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Marmyon's Holland's Leaguer
Attributed To:
Shackerley Marmion
First Line:
The goodliest and most glorious strange built wonder
Page No:
pp.30-31
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dekker's Satiromastix
Attributed To:
Thomas Dekker
First Line:
As in our heraldry we deem
Page No:
pp.31-32
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Heath's Clarastella
Attributed To:
Robert Heath
First Line:
Her hair was rolled in many a curious fret
Page No:
p.31
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Brown's Pastorals
Attributed To:
William Browne
First Line:
Yet though cold age had frosted his fair hairs
Page No:
p.31
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Drayton's Duke of Normandy
Attributed To:
Michael Drayton
First Line:
Give me your hand this hand is moist my lady
Page No:
p.32
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Othello
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Her hand | In whose comparison all whites are ink
Page No:
p.32
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Troilus and Cressida
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
I take thy hand this hand
Page No:
p.32
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Winter's Tale
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The instrument of instruments the hand
Page No:
p.32
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
It is the best felicity to be
Page No:
p.33
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Aleyn's Poictiers
Attributed To:
Charles Aleyn
First Line:
All the good we have rests in the mind
Page No:
p.33
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Daniel to the Countess of Bedford
Attributed To:
Samuel Daniel
First Line:
He that makes gold his wife but not his whore
Page No:
p.33
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dekker's Second Part of the honest Whore
Attributed To:
Thomas Dekker
First Line:
O how bitter a thing it is to look
Page No:
p.33
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's As you like it
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
What thing so good which not some harm may bring
Page No:
p.33.3
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
E. of Sterline's Darius
Attributed To:
William Alexander
First Line:
Happiness is a stranger to mankind
Page No:
p.34
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Tuke's Adventures of Five Hours
Attributed To:
Sir Samuel Tuke
First Line:
Happy are those
Page No:
p.34
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Massinger's Bondsman
Attributed To:
Philip Massinger
First Line:
O happiness | Of those that know not pride or lust of city
Page No:
p.34
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Marston's Sophonisba
Attributed To:
John Marston
First Line:
Over all men hangs a double fate
Page No:
p.34
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir Robert Howard's Indian Queen
Attributed To:
Sir Robert Howard
First Line:
Physicians say repletion springs
Page No:
p.34
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Herrick
Attributed To:
Robert Herrick
First Line:
That happiness does still the longest thrive
Page No:
p.34
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Herrick
Attributed To:
Robert Herrick
First Line:
Tis with our souls
Page No:
p.34
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Denham's Sophy
Attributed To:
Sir John Denham
First Line:
For as a surfeit of the sweetest things
Page No:
p.35
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Midsummer-night's Dream
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
For hatred hatched at home is a tame tiger
Page No:
p.35
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Beaumont and Fletcher's Bloody Brothers
Attributed To:
Francis Beaumont
John Fletcher
First Line:
No hate more harms than that which looks like love
Page No:
p.35
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
E. of Sterline's Julius Caesar
Attributed To:
William Alexander
First Line:
O there's a further cause of hate their breasts
Page No:
p.35
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Sejanus
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
Spite thou impostume of aspiring hearts
Page No:
p.35
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lord Brooke's Alaham
Attributed To:
Fulke Greville
First Line:
Thou kingdom's corrosive home begotten hate
Page No:
p.35.6
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Drayton's Pierce Gaveston
Attributed To:
Michael Drayton
First Line:
Haply the fire of hate is quite extinct
Page No:
p.36
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
It is the wit the policy of sin
Page No:
p.36
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Just Italian
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
Now let us hear how she the ears employs
Page No:
pp.36-37
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir John Davies
Attributed To:
Sir John Davies
First Line:
There's a perpetual spring perpetual youth
Page No:
p.37
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Massinger and Dekker's Virgin Martyr
Attributed To:
Thomas Dekker
Philip Massinger
First Line:
We to heaven
Page No:
p.37
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shirley's St Patrick for Ireland
Attributed To:
James Shirley
First Line:
What a poor value do men set of heaven
Page No:
pp.37-38
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shirley's St. Patrick for Ireland
Attributed To:
James Shirley
First Line:
Blessed heaven how are thy ways just like thy orbs
Page No:
p.38
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Fountain's Rewards of Virtue
Attributed To:
John Fountain
First Line:
Heaven is a great way off and I shall be
Page No:
p.38
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shirley's Duke's Mistress
Attributed To:
James Shirley
First Line:
Now grandsire you that hold me at hard meat
Page No:
pp.38-39
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Middleton's Mad World my Masters
Attributed To:
Thomas Middleton
First Line:
There is a heaven
Page No:
p.38
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Crown's Regulus
Attributed To:
John Crowne
First Line:
This law the heavens inviolably keep
Page No:
p.38
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Glapthorne's Albertus Wallenstein
Attributed To:
Henry Glapthorne
First Line:
Divines and dying men may talk of hell
Page No:
p.39
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Yorkshire Tragedy
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Since in my time and knowledge so many rich children
Page No:
p.39
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Beaumont and Fletcher's Wit at several Weapons
Attributed To:
Francis Beaumont
John Fletcher
First Line:
Thy father hoards up gold for thee to spend
Page No:
p.39
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Randolph
Attributed To:
Thomas Randolph
First Line:
A place there is upon no centre placed
Page No:
p.40
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lord Brooke's Alaham
Attributed To:
Fulke Greville
First Line:
Downhill we run climb upward a slow pace
Page No:
p.40
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
W. Rowley's All lost by Lust
Attributed To:
William Rowley
First Line:
Hell gives us art to reach the depths of sin
Page No:
p.40
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Beaumont and Fletcher's Queen of Corinth
Attributed To:
Francis Beaumont
John Fletcher
First Line:
The chronicles to know I thee exhort
Page No:
pp.40-41
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir David Lindsay
Attributed To:
Sir David Lyndsay [Lindsay]
First Line:
There is a place in a black and hollow vault
Page No:
p.40
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
John Ford's 'Tis pity she's a Whore
Attributed To:
John Ford
First Line:
But seeing causes are the chiefest things
Page No:
p.41
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
But story writers ought for neither glory
Page No:
p.41
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
For hitherto sly writers wily wits
Page No:
pp.41-42
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Tis worthy praise I grant to write the ends
Page No:
p.41
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
A chronicler should well in diverse tongues be seen
Page No:
pp.42-43
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Higins in the Mirror for Magistrates
Attributed To:
John Higgins
First Line:
O wouldst thou add like hand to all the rest
Page No:
p.43
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Epigrams
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
There is a history in all men's lives
Page No:
p.43
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Second Part of King Henry IV
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Who hath a book of all monarchs done
Page No:
p.43
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Pericles
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
For know great prince when you shall come to know
Page No:
p.44
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Daniel on Prince Henry
Attributed To:
Samuel Daniel
First Line:
Now he over all will spread your praises forth
Page No:
p.44
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
E. of Sterline's Croesus
Attributed To:
William Alexander
First Line:
Would god our times had had some sacred wight
Page No:
p.44
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Daniel's Civil War
Attributed To:
Samuel Daniel
First Line:
Ah be not those most miserable souls
Page No:
p.45
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
E. of Sterline to Prince Henry
Attributed To:
William Alexander
First Line:
Historians to some courts have had recourse
Page No:
p.45
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Aleyn's Poictiers.
Attributed To:
William Alexander
First Line:
I remember in the age of Assaracus
Page No:
pp.45-46
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Yet registers of memorable things
Page No:
p.45
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
E. of Sterline to Prince Henry
Attributed To:
William Alexander
First Line:
Chronologers many of them are so fantastic
Page No:
p.46
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The style is full and princely
Page No:
pp.46-47
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
May's Agrippina
Attributed To:
Thomas May
First Line:
This is a great fault in a chronologer
Page No:
p.46
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
A good man should and must
Page No:
p.47
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Sejanus
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
Historians only things of weight
Page No:
p.47
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Heath
Attributed To:
Robert Heath
First Line:
Take note oh world
Page No:
p.47
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Othello
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
The noblest spur unto the sons of fame
Page No:
p.47
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
John Hall on Charles Aleyn
Attributed To:
John Hall
First Line:
An honest soul is like a ship at sea
Page No:
p.48
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Beaumont and Fletcher's Honest Man's Fortune
Attributed To:
Francis Beaumont
John Fletcher
First Line:
For if charity
Page No:
p.48
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Tourneur's Atheist's Tragedy
Attributed To:
Cyril Tourneur
First Line:
Good honourable fool
Page No:
p.48
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Tourneur's Revenger's Tragedy
Attributed To:
Cyril Tourneur
First Line:
He that would mount to honour must not make
Page No:
pp.48-49
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Beaumont and Fletcher's Honest Man's Fortune
Attributed To:
Francis Beaumont
John Fletcher
First Line:
Lands mortgaged may return and more esteemed
Page No:
p.48
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Middleton's Trick to catch the Old One
Attributed To:
Thomas Middleton
First Line:
Tis honesty you urge what's honesty
Page No:
p.48
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Tourneur, Ibid
Attributed To:
Cyril Tourneur
First Line:
An honest man is still an unmoved rock
Page No:
p.49
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Davenport's City Night-Cap
Attributed To:
Robert Davenport
First Line:
He says he'll keep his honesty damned sot
Page No:
p.49
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Crown's Ambitious Statesman
Attributed To:
John Crowne
First Line:
Man is like pliant wax
Page No:
p.49
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir Robert Howard's Blind Lady
Attributed To:
Sir Robert Howard
First Line:
Virtue and honour I allow you names
Page No:
p.49
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shirley's Imposture
Attributed To:
James Shirley
First Line:
Who so in pomp of proud estate quoth she
Page No:
p.49
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Spenser's Fairy Queen
Attributed To:
Edmund Spenser
First Line:
By Jove I am not covetous of gold
Page No:
p.50
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's King Henry V
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Ha concubine who does prince Philip mean
Page No:
p.50
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Marloe's Lust's Dominion
Attributed To:
Christopher Marlowe
First Line:
Mine honour is my life both grow in one
Page No:
p.50
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's King Richard II
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Though we lay these honours on this man
Page No:
pp.50-51
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Julius Caesar
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
For vile is honour amd a title vain
Page No:
p.51
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Daniel's Civil War
Attributed To:
Samuel Daniel
First Line:
He can no way worthily maintain
Page No:
p.51
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Chapman's Second Part of Byron's Conspiracy
Attributed To:
George Chapman
First Line:
Is there no way to get unto our lives
Page No:
p.51
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Daniel's Philotas
Attributed To:
Samuel Daniel
First Line:
Let none presume
Page No:
p.51
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Merchant of Venice
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
That is honour's scorn
Page No:
p.51
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's All's Well that ends Well
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Excess of honour done to them that die
Page No:
p.52
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lord Brooke's Alaham
Attributed To:
Fulke Greville
First Line:
For we like dews drawn to be clouds above
Page No:
p.52
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lord Brooke's Mustapha
Attributed To:
Fulke Greville
First Line:
Honour is so sublime perfection
Page No:
pp.52-53
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dr. Donne
Attributed To:
John Donne
First Line:
Thou idol honour which we fools adore
Page No:
p.52
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Drayton's Barons Wars
Attributed To:
Michael Drayton
First Line:
Honour and virtue
Page No:
p.53
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Heywood's Second Part of the Fair Maid of the West
Attributed To:
Thomas Heywood
First Line:
Honour is | Virtue's allowed ascent honour that clasps
Page No:
p.53
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Massinger's Very Woman
Attributed To:
Philip Massinger
First Line:
Speak the height of honour
Page No:
p.53
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Massinger, Ibid
Attributed To:
Philip Massinger
First Line:
You still insist upon that idol honour
Page No:
p.53
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Beaumont and Fletcher's Valentinian
Attributed To:
Francis Beaumont
John Fletcher
First Line:
He taught them honour virtue's bashfulness
Page No:
p.54
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Gondibert
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
His honour's linked
Page No:
p.54
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Tatham's Distracted State
Attributed To:
John Tatham
First Line:
Love's common unto all the mass of creatures
Page No:
p.54
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Cartwright's Siege
Attributed To:
William Cartwright
First Line:
Tis equal sure
Page No:
pp.54-55
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Fair Favourite
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
Vain honour is a play of diverse parts
Page No:
p.54
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir John Beaumont
Attributed To:
Sir John Beaumont
First Line:
We were too proud no use to make
Page No:
p.54
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Siege of Rhodes
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
For honour's a prize and who wins it may wear it
Page No:
p.55
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Alex. Brome
Attributed To:
Alexander Brome
First Line:
Frighted men at sea
Page No:
p.55
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir Rob. Howard's Vestal Virgin
Attributed To:
Sir Robert Howard
First Line:
Honour is like a goodly old house which
Page No:
p.55
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Davenport's City Night-Cap
Attributed To:
Robert Davenport
First Line:
Riches and poverty shall be no more
Page No:
p.55
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir Thomas Higgons on the Restauration
Attributed To:
Sir Thomas Higgons
First Line:
In other worlds devotion may have bliss
Page No:
p.56
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Crown's Juliana
Attributed To:
John Crowne
First Line:
It never yet did hurt
Page No:
pp.56-57
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Second Part of King Henry IV.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
The ample proposition that hope makes
Page No:
p.56
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Troilus and Cressida
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
True hope is swift and flies with swallows wings
Page No:
p.56
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's King Richard III
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
With him went hope in rank a handsome maid
Page No:
p.56
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Spenser's Fairy Queen
Attributed To:
Edmund Spenser
First Line:
Hope
Page No:
p.57
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Volpone
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
I do confess it is a strict injunction
Page No:
p.57
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's New Inn
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
Our hopes I see resemble much the sun
Page No:
p.57
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Chapman's Revenge for Honour
Attributed To:
George Chapman
First Line:
These hopes are poor for fear is with them mixed
Page No:
p.57
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lord Brooke's Alaham
Attributed To:
Fulke Greville
First Line:
And now her hope a weak physician seems
Page No:
p.58
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Gondibert
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
But O I see our hoped good deceives us
Page No:
p.58
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Drayton's Matilda to K. John
Attributed To:
Michael Drayton
First Line:
Hope in great actions is too weak a hold
Page No:
p.58
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Aleyn's Crescey
Attributed To:
Charles Aleyn
First Line:
Hope is a poor salad
Page No:
p.58
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Beaumont and Fletcher's Custom of the Country
Attributed To:
Francis Beaumont
John Fletcher
First Line:
Is there no room for hope in any breast
Page No:
p.58
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir. W. Davenant's Siege of Rhodes
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
Things that we daily see th'affections cloy
Page No:
p.58
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Goffe's Orestes
Attributed To:
Thomas Goffe [Gough]
First Line:
What can we not endure
Page No:
p.58
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Nabbs's Microscomus
Attributed To:
Thomas Nabbes [Nabbs]
First Line:
When once the main spring hope is fallen into
Page No:
p.58
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Suckling's Aglaura
Attributed To:
Sir John Suckling
First Line:
Alas fears are so powerful
Page No:
p.59
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir Rob. Howard's Blind Lady
Attributed To:
Sir Robert Howard
First Line:
I shall take other courses with my wealth
Page No:
p.59
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shirley's Gentleman of Venice
Attributed To:
James Shirley
First Line:
What are our hopes
Page No:
p.59
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Davenport's King John and Matilda
Attributed To:
Robert Davenport
First Line:
All that these mighty men of Milan got
Page No:
p.60
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Love and Honour
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
Be wise
Page No:
p.60
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Massinger's Duke of Milan
Attributed To:
Philip Massinger
First Line:
But as oft alchymists do coiners prove
Page No:
p.60
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dr. Donne
Attributed To:
John Donne
First Line:
Take heed of overweening and compare
Page No:
p.60.2
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir John Davies
Attributed To:
Sir John Davies
First Line:
You have worth
Page No:
pp.60-61
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Randolph's Muses Looking-Glass
Attributed To:
Thomas Randolph
First Line:
I see those who are lifted highest on
Page No:
p.61
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Thomas Ford's Loves Labyrinth
Attributed To:
Thomas Forde
First Line:
There are some that use
Page No:
p.61
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Denham's Sophy
Attributed To:
Sir John Denham
First Line:
Trees that tallest grow do take the deepest
Page No:
p.61
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Albovine
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
Would I had trod the humble path and made
Page No:
p.61
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Cruel Brother.
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
Huntsman I charge thee tender well my hounds
Page No:
p.62
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Taming of the Shrew
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
I was with Hercules and Cadmus once
Page No:
p.62
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Midsummer-Night's dream
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
This I'll promise you a piece of venison
Page No:
pp.62-63
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Sir John Oldcastle
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Perseus Castor Pollux and the rest
Page No:
p.63.2
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Masques
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
Thou in the winter huntst the flying hare
Page No:
p.63
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Forest
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
I pity these poor beasts
Page No:
p.64
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Day's Isle of Gulls
Attributed To:
John Day
First Line:
Many a poor huntsman with a merry heart
Page No:
p.64
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Beaumont and Fletcher's Beggar's Bush
Attributed To:
Francis Beaumont
John Fletcher
First Line:
Men hunt hares to death for their sports but the
Page No:
p.64
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Chapman's Widow's Tears
Attributed To:
George Chapman
First Line:
The forest music is to hear the hounds
Page No:
p.64
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid [i.e. Day's Isle of Gulls]
Attributed To:
John Day
First Line:
A boar so fierce and large
Page No:
pp.65-66
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Playhouse to be lett
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
A pack of the bravest Spartan dogs in the world
Page No:
p.65
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Henry Shirley's Martyred Soldier
Attributed To:
Henry Shirley
First Line:
Thou hast thy hounds to hunt the timorous hare
Page No:
p.65
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Randolph
Attributed To:
Thomas Randolph
First Line:
What think you then
Page No:
p.65
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Webster's Devil's Law Case
Attributed To:
John Webster
First Line:
Look here upon this picture and on this
Page No:
pp.66-67
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Hamlet
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
The lady Olivia has no folly
Page No:
p.66
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Twelfth Night
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
As out of wormwood bees suck honey
Page No:
p.67
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dekker's First Part of the Honest Whore
Attributed To:
Thomas Dekker
First Line:
I have ever found it most true in mine
Page No:
pp.67-68
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dekker and Webster's Westward Hoe
Attributed To:
John Webster
Thomas Dekker
First Line:
You are too amorous too obsequious
Page No:
p.67
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Every Man out of his Humour
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
He that dares strike against the husband's freedom
Page No:
p.68
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Beaumont and Fletcher's Rule a Wife and have a Wife
Attributed To:
Francis Beaumont
John Fletcher
First Line:
Marry no faith husbands are like lots in
Page No:
p.68
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Marston's Courtezan
Attributed To:
John Marston
First Line:
Some children look most sweetly at their birth
Page No:
p.68
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dekker's Match me in London
Attributed To:
Thomas Dekker
First Line:
What are husbands read the new world's wonders
Page No:
p.68
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Beaumont and Fletcher's Rule a Wife and have a Wife
Attributed To:
Francis Beaumont
John Fletcher
First Line:
A narrow minded husband is a thief
Page No:
p.69
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shirley's Lady of Pleasure
Attributed To:
James Shirley
First Line:
For oft a loving husband's aweful eye
Page No:
p.69
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sharpham's Fleire
Attributed To:
Edward Sharpham
First Line:
Know then | As women owe a duty so do men
Page No:
p.69
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Wilkins's Miseries of enforced Marriage
Attributed To:
George Wilkins
First Line:
To all married men be this a caution
Page No:
p.69
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Massinger's Picture
Attributed To:
Philip Massinger
First Line:
Young wenches
Page No:
p.69
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Glapthorne's Wit in a Constable
Attributed To:
Henry Glapthorne
First Line:
I'd rather | Lie with an ancient tomb or embrace
Page No:
pp.70-71
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Main's City Match
Attributed To:
Jasper Mayne
First Line:
We hear you are
Page No:
p.70
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Main's City Match
Attributed To:
Jasper Mayne
First Line:
At length they chanced to meet upon the way
Page No:
p.71
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Spenser's Fairy Queen
Attributed To:
Edmund Spenser
First Line:
Husbands are used as properties in scenes
Page No:
p.71
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
No man's condition is so base as his
Page No:
p.71
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Quarles
Attributed To:
Francis Quarles
First Line:
The first that all the rest did guide
Page No:
p.72
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Spenser's Fairy Queen
Attributed To:
Edmund Spenser
First Line:
Who doth to sloth his younger days engage
Page No:
p.72
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
If we should do nothing
Page No:
pp.73-74
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Alexander Brome's Cunning Lovers
Attributed To:
Alexander Brome
First Line:
If you will needs say I am an old man
Page No:
p.73
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Second Part of Henry IV
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Secure and idle spirits never thrive
Page No:
p.73
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Chapman's Caesar and Pompey
Attributed To:
George Chapman
First Line:
See the issue of your sloth
Page No:
p.73
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Chapman, Johnson and Marston's Eastward Hoe
Attributed To:
George Chapman
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
Those wounds heal ill that men do give themselves
Page No:
p.73
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Troilus and Cressida
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
What is a man | If his chief good and market of his time
Page No:
p.73
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Hamlet
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
When that he dies that lived a shade
Page No:
p.73
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Killegrew's Conspiracy
Attributed To:
Henry Killigrew
First Line:
An idle life a sad condition breeds
Page No:
p.74
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Watkyns
Attributed To:
Rowland Watkyns
First Line:
Had it pleased heaven
Page No:
p.74
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Othello
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
I think my wife is honest and think she is not
Page No:
p.74
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid [i.e. Shakespear's Othello]
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Is he not jealous
Page No:
p.74
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Othello
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Oh beware my lord of jealousy
Page No:
pp.75-76
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Othello
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Avaunt be gone thou'st set me on the rack
Page No:
pp.76-77
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Othello
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Wretched and foolish jealousy
Page No:
pp.77-78
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Underwoods
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
I would not wrong him for all the sea's drowned
Page No:
pp.78-79
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
O jealousy daughter of envy and of love
Page No:
p.78
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Daniel's Rosamond
Attributed To:
Samuel Daniel
First Line:
The devil gives this jealousy to a man
Page No:
p.78
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Unneccessary jealousies make more whores
Page No:
p.78
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Beaumont and Fletcher's Little French Lawyer
Attributed To:
Francis Beaumont
John Fletcher
First Line:
I pity all the fortunes of poor women
Page No:
p.79
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Middleton's Mayor of Quinborough
Attributed To:
Thomas Middleton
First Line:
It seems you are jealous I'll show you the
Page No:
p.79
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Webster's White Devil
Attributed To:
John Webster
First Line:
They that have the yellow jaundice think
Page No:
pp.79-80
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Webster's White Devil
Attributed To:
John Webster
First Line:
Distrust from others springs Timagoras
Page No:
p.80
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Massinger's Bondman
Attributed To:
Philip Massinger
First Line:
O let their beds be chaste and banish thence
Page No:
pp.80-81
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Randolph
Attributed To:
Thomas Randolph
First Line:
All jealousy must still be strangled in its birth or time
Page No:
p.81
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Cruel Brother
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
Of all | Our passions I wonder nature made
Page No:
p.81
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Suckling's Brennoralt
Attributed To:
Sir John Suckling
First Line:
Oh jealousy | Love's eclipse thou art in thy disease
Page No:
p.81
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid [i.e. Davenport's City Night-Cap]
Attributed To:
Robert Davenport
First Line:
The foolish world does jealousy mistake
Page No:
p.81
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Siege of Rhodes
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
This cursed jealousy what is't
Page No:
pp.81-82
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Siege of Rhodes
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
Thou wondrous yellow fiend
Page No:
p.81
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Davenport's City Night-Cap
Attributed To:
Robert Davenport
First Line:
But fate thou are unjust in making me
Page No:
p.82
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
E. of Orrery's Henry V.
Attributed To:
Roger Boyle
First Line:
Hold he is innocent and she may be
Page No:
pp.82-83
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Crown's Darius
Attributed To:
John Crowne
First Line:
Through a false optic madam still we look
Page No:
p.82
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
E. of Orrery's Black Prince
Attributed To:
Roger Boyle
First Line:
When this disease of jealousy can find
Page No:
p.82
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir Robert Howard's Vestal Virgin
Attributed To:
Sir Robert Howard
First Line:
And now and then breaks a dry biscuit jest
Page No:
p.83
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Every Man out of his Humour
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
I have said so much to cure your jealousy
Page No:
p.83
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's The Man's the Master
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
Laugh not too much the witty man laughs least
Page No:
pp.83-84
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Herbert
Attributed To:
George Herbert
First Line:
Mirth cannot move a soul in agony
Page No:
p.83
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Love's Labour's Lost
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
When thou dost tell another's jest theirin
Page No:
p.83
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Herbert
Attributed To:
George Herbert
First Line:
At last with creeping crooked pace forth came
Page No:
p.84
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Spenser's Fairy Queen
Attributed To:
Edmund Spenser
First Line:
My trade is jesting now or quibble speaking
Page No:
p.84
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Randolph's Pedlar
Attributed To:
Thomas Randolph
First Line:
The wit and courage of his talk now rests
Page No:
p.84
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
But tis some justice to ascribe to chance
Page No:
pp.85-86
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant on E. of Orrery
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
Can unjust ignorance offer so much
Page No:
p.85
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
May on Rutter's Shepherd's Holyday
Attributed To:
Thomas May
First Line:
Heaven pities ignorance
Page No:
p.85
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Middleton's No Help like a Woman's
Attributed To:
Thomas Middleton
First Line:
Tis nought but shows that ignorance esteems
Page No:
p.85
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Daniel's Civil War
Attributed To:
Samuel Daniel
First Line:
Ignorance that sometimes makes the hypocrite
Page No:
p.85
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lord Brooke's Alaham
Attributed To:
Fulke Greville
First Line:
Ignorance when it hath purchased honour
Page No:
p.85
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Webster's Dutchess of Malfy
Attributed To:
John Webster
First Line:
Ignorance | Thinks she doth herself advance
Page No:
p.85
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Masques
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
Oh to confess we know not what we should
Page No:
p.85
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dr. Donne
Attributed To:
John Donne
First Line:
I alas was ignorant of thee
Page No:
p.86
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Fair Favourite
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
Lovers and madmen have such seething brains
Page No:
p.86
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Midsummer Night's Dream
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
My brain methinks is like an hourglass
Page No:
p.86
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Every Man in his Humour
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
Imagination works how she can frame
Page No:
p.87
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Webster's White Devil
Attributed To:
John Webster
First Line:
Subtle opinion | Working in man's decayed faculties
Page No:
p.87
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Day's Law Tricks
Attributed To:
John Day
First Line:
Th' overwatched weakness of the sick conceit
Page No:
p.87
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Drayton's Matilda to King John
Attributed To:
Michael Drayton
First Line:
Whilst yet mine eyes do surfeit with delight
Page No:
p.87
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Drayton's Ideas
Attributed To:
Michael Drayton
First Line:
For as these towers our bodies do enclose
Page No:
p.88
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Drayton's Jane Grey to Gildford Dudley
Attributed To:
Michael Drayton
First Line:
Nay thou be sure I'll well requite thy kindness
Page No:
p.88
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Third Part of King Henry VI
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Odds in conceit conceit an instrument
Page No:
p.88
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Aleyn's Poictiers
Attributed To:
Charles Aleyn
First Line:
The little Ethiop infant had not been
Page No:
p.88
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Cartwright's Ordinary
Attributed To:
William Cartwright
First Line:
Captivity
Page No:
p.89
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Massinger and Field's Fatal Dowry
Attributed To:
Nathan Field
Philip Massinger
First Line:
How like | A prison's to a grave when dead we are
Page No:
p.89
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Massinger's Maid of Honour
Attributed To:
Philip Massinger
First Line:
O that I were no further sensible
Page No:
p.89
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Massinger, Ibid
Attributed To:
Philip Massinger
First Line:
Why should we murmur to be circumscribed
Page No:
p.89
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shirley's Court Secret
Attributed To:
James Shirley
First Line:
A prison is in all things like a grave
Page No:
p.90
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Bishop King
Attributed To:
Henry King
First Line:
Death is the pledge of rest and with one bail
Page No:
p.90
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Bishop King
Attributed To:
Henry King
First Line:
Dost thou use me as fond children do
Page No:
p.90
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Unfortunate Lovers
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
Her sweetness is imprisoned now
Page No:
pp.90-91
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Love and Honour
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
Let them fear bondage who are slaves to fear
Page No:
p.90
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
John Ford's Lady's Trial
Attributed To:
John Ford
First Line:
Nature in spite of fortune gave us minds
Page No:
p.90
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir Ralph Freeman's Imperiale
Attributed To:
Sir Ralph Freeman
First Line:
Sweet fellow prisoners twas a cruel art
Page No:
p.90
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shirley's Bird in a Cage
Attributed To:
James Shirley
First Line:
But oh | This dismal place brings it again to thought
Page No:
p.91
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid [i.e. Sir W. Davenant's Love and Honour]
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
Captivity | Is the inheritance of all things finite
Page No:
p.91
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
O fair Cynthia why do others term thee
Page No:
pp.91-92
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lilly's Endimion
Attributed To:
John Lyly
First Line:
Even as one heat another heat expels
Page No:
p.92
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Two Gentlemen of Verona
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
It is the lesser blot modesty finds
Page No:
p.92
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid [i.e. Shakespear's Two Gentlemen of Verona]
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Now thou hast loved me one whole day
Page No:
pp.92-93
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dr. Donne
Attributed To:
John Donne
First Line:
Let us examine all the creatures read
Page No:
p.93
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shirley's Traytor
Attributed To:
James Shirley
First Line:
There is no music in a voice
Page No:
p.93
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Joseph Rutter's Shepherds Holiday
Attributed To:
Joseph Rutter
First Line:
Truth on men's tongues she says does seldom sit
Page No:
pp.93-94
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Baron
Attributed To:
Robert Baron
First Line:
In thy fair breast and once fair soul
Page No:
pp.94-95
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir Robert Howard
Attributed To:
Sir Robert Howard
First Line:
Oh men oh manners what a medley's this
Page No:
p.94
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Heath
Attributed To:
Robert Heath
First Line:
For I'm a schismatic in love
Page No:
p.95
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Alex. Brome.
Attributed To:
Alexander Brome
First Line:
Letchery scorns to be beholden too
Page No:
p.96
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Lust carries her sharp whip
Page No:
p.96
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Webster's White Devil
Attributed To:
John Webster
First Line:
Lust is a sprite which whosoever doth raise
Page No:
p.96
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Tourneur's Atheist's Tragedy
Attributed To:
Cyril Tourneur
First Line:
Lust never takes joy in what is due
Page No:
p.96
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Daniel's Octatvia to Antonius
Attributed To:
Samuel Daniel
First Line:
Lust's voyage hath if not this course this cross
Page No:
p.96
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dekker's Second Part of the Honest Whore
Attributed To:
Thomas Dekker
First Line:
Take this as firmest sense
Page No:
p.96
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Marston's Courtezan
Attributed To:
John Marston
First Line:
The sight whereof in his congealed flesh
Page No:
p.96
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Spenser's Fairy Queen
Attributed To:
Edmund Spenser
First Line:
Virtue as it never will be moved
Page No:
p.96
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Hamlet
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
An old man's venery is very chargeable
Page No:
p.97
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Middleton's Mad World my Masters
Attributed To:
Thomas Middleton
First Line:
In some countries I hear whole lordships are
Page No:
pp.97-98
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Henry Shirley's Martyred Soldier
Attributed To:
Henry Shirley
First Line:
Learn from this example there is no trust
Page No:
p.97
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Massinger's Duke of Milan
Attributed To:
Philip Massinger
First Line:
Lust is a vice
Page No:
p.97
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Mason's Muleasses
Attributed To:
John Mason
First Line:
Lust is like an over swollen river that breaks
Page No:
p.97
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Unclothe me | Of sin's gay trappings the proud livery
Page No:
p.97
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Massinger's Renegado
Attributed To:
Philip Massinger
First Line:
Lust is a gilded pill
Page No:
p.98
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Nabbs's Tottenham-Court
Attributed To:
Thomas Nabbes [Nabbs]
First Line:
My lord bad custom is become
Page No:
p.98
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Glapthorne's Albertus Wallenstein
Attributed To:
Henry Glapthorne
First Line:
Note but the end of all your lustful pleasures
Page No:
pp.98-99
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Richards's Messallina
Attributed To:
Nathanael Richards
First Line:
Wenching why tis the top branch the heart the
Page No:
p.98
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
James Shirley's Grateful Servant
Attributed To:
James Shirley
First Line:
For lust in reading beauty solemn grows
Page No:
p.99
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Gondibert
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
Men that lust women once no more endure them
Page No:
p.99
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Anthony Brewer's Love-Sick King
Attributed To:
Anthony Brewer
First Line:
O traitor lust that leads us with encouragement
Page No:
p.99
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Cruel Brother
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
Our remedies oft in ourselves do lie
Page No:
p.99
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's All's well that ends well
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Rip up the end of the intent and see
Page No:
p.99
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Davenport's City Night-Cap
Attributed To:
Robert Davenport
First Line:
The sweat of industry would dry and die
Page No:
p.99
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Cymbeline
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Unlawful lust immoderate often brings
Page No:
p.99
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Quarles
Attributed To:
Francis Quarles
First Line:
Here you look about
Page No:
p.100
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Catiline
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
Like clocks one wheel another on must drive
Page No:
p.100
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Chapman's Revenge for Honour
Attributed To:
George Chapman
First Line:
See what these times are grown to before twenty
Page No:
pp.100-101
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Beaumont and Fletcher's Wit at several Weapons
Attributed To:
Francis Beaumont
John Fletcher
First Line:
Shortly his fortune shall be lifted higher
Page No:
p.100
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Cromwell
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
The chiefest action for a man of spirit
Page No:
p.100
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Webster's Devil's Law Case
Attributed To:
John Webster
First Line:
Virtue though chained to earth will still live free
Page No:
p.100
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Masques
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
And to be rich be diligent move on
Page No:
p.101
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Gondibert
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
As when the moon hath comforted the night
Page No:
pp.101-102
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Chapman's First Part of Byron's Conspiracy
Attributed To:
George Chapman
First Line:
If little labout little are our gains
Page No:
p.101
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Herrick
Attributed To:
Robert Herrick
First Line:
Industrious wisdom often does prevent
Page No:
p.101
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
We have not | Received into our bosom and our grace
Page No:
p.101
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Massinger's Great Duke of Florence
Attributed To:
Philip Massinger
First Line:
Where the victory can reap
Page No:
p.101
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
John Ford's Perkin Warbeck
Attributed To:
John Ford
First Line:
We're sorry | His violent act has even drawn blood of honour
Page No:
p.102
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Tourneur's Revenger's Tragedy
Attributed To:
Cyril Tourneur
First Line:
What grief can be but time doth make it less
Page No:
p.102
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Drayton's Rosamund to Henry
Attributed To:
Michael Drayton
First Line:
Your grace hath spoke like to your silver years
Page No:
p.102
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Tourneur's Revenger's Tragedy
Attributed To:
Cyril Tourneur
First Line:
He breaths most accursed
Page No:
p.103
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Middleton, Ibid
Attributed To:
Thomas Middleton
First Line:
I am rapt and cannot
Page No:
p.103
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Timon
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Merit by ingratitude cracked
Page No:
p.103
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Chapman's Second Part of Byron's Conspiracy
Attributed To:
George Chapman
First Line:
Shame ever sticks close to the ribs of honour
Page No:
p.103
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Middleton's Mayor of Quinborough
Attributed To:
Thomas Middleton
First Line:
Such the rewards of great employment are
Page No:
p.103
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Daniel's Philotas
Attributed To:
Samuel Daniel
First Line:
This is the world's soul
Page No:
p.103
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Timon
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
For vicious natures where they once begin
Page No:
p.104
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
May's Agrippina
Attributed To:
Thomas May
First Line:
Good service | To a malicious and ingrateful prince
Page No:
p.104
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Glapthorne's Albertus Wallenstein
Attributed To:
Henry Glapthorne
First Line:
He that doth public good for multitudes
Page No:
p.104
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Marston's Sophonisba
Attributed To:
John Marston
First Line:
If light wrongs touch me not
Page No:
p.104
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's New Inn
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
None are ingrate who have no favour found
Page No:
p.104
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
E. of Orrery's Mustapha
Attributed To:
Roger Boyle
First Line:
There's even the general thanks of all aspirers
Page No:
p.104
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Middleton's Mayor of Quinborough
Attributed To:
Thomas Middleton
First Line:
They that do pull down churches and deface
Page No:
p.104
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's New Inn
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
The purpose of an injury tis to vex
Page No:
p.105
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson, Ibid
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
Though I am tame and bred up with my wrongs
Page No:
pp.105-106
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Beaumont and Fletcher's Maid's Tragedy
Attributed To:
Francis Beaumont
John Fletcher
First Line:
A just man cannot fear
Page No:
pp.106-107
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Poetaster
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
Experience teacheth us
Page No:
pp.106-107
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Locrine
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
For evils which are gainst another done
Page No:
p.106
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Wilkins's Miseries of enforced Marriage
Attributed To:
George Wilkins
First Line:
Men of your ranks
Page No:
p.106
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dauborne's Poor Man's Comfort
Attributed To:
Robert Daborne
First Line:
The lion licks the sores of silly wounded sheep
Page No:
p.106
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Tis a knavish piece of work but what of
Page No:
p.106
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Hamlet
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
What stronger breast-plate than a heart untainted
Page No:
p.106
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Second Part of K. Hen. VI.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
All your attempts | Shall fall on me like brittle shafts on armour
Page No:
p.107
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Massinger and Field's Fatal Dowry
Attributed To:
Nathan Field
Philip Massinger
First Line:
I have no other hope who bears a spotless breast
Page No:
p.107
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dauborne's Poor Man's Comfort
Attributed To:
Robert Daborne
First Line:
O innocence the sacred amulet
Page No:
p.107
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Chapman's First Part of Byron's Conspiracy
Attributed To:
George Chapman
First Line:
That innocence is not enough to save
Page No:
p.107
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lord Brooke's Mustapha
Attributed To:
Fulke Greville
First Line:
I'd rather to a punishment submit
Page No:
p.108
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
E. of Orrery's Tryphon
Attributed To:
Roger Boyle
First Line:
Innocence unmoved | At a false accusation
Page No:
p.108
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Nabbs's Bride
Attributed To:
Thomas Nabbes [Nabbs]
First Line:
Misfortune may benight the wicked she
Page No:
p.108
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Habbington's Queen of Arragon
Attributed To:
William Habington
First Line:
She never saw courts yet courts could have undone
Page No:
p.108
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Gondibert
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
Since still my duty did my actions steer
Page No:
p.108
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
E. of Orrery's Mustapha
Attributed To:
Roger Boyle
First Line:
Tis modesty in sin to practice every
Page No:
p.108
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Cruel Brother
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
We must have doves and serpents in our heart
Page No:
p.108
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Quarles
Attributed To:
Francis Quarles
First Line:
Death I fear me
Page No:
p.109
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Troilus and Cressida
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
If to do were as easy as to know
Page No:
p.109
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Merchant of Venice
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Innocence | Concealed is the stolen pleasure of the gods
Page No:
p.109
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Fountain's Rewards of Virtue
Attributed To:
John Fountain
First Line:
Our wanton humour with best council sits
Page No:
p.109
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Your voice our music when you speak we give
Page No:
p.109
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant to the Queen
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
All showed as fresh and fair and innocent
Page No:
p.110
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Gondibert
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
For danger's sauce gives joy a better taste
Page No:
p.110
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Gently my joys distil
Page No:
p.110
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Suckling's Goblins
Attributed To:
Sir John Suckling
First Line:
Indeed true gladness doth not always speak
Page No:
p.110
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson on the Coronation
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
Joy never feasts so high
Page No:
p.110
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Suckling's Aglaura
Attributed To:
Sir John Suckling
First Line:
Joys are not joys that always stay
Page No:
p.110
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Alex. Brome
Attributed To:
Alexander Brome
First Line:
Joys that are born unlooked for are born dumb
Page No:
p.110
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dekker and Webster's Westward Hoe
Attributed To:
John Webster
Thomas Dekker
First Line:
Oh there was a time
Page No:
p.110
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Fane's Sacrifice
Attributed To:
Sir Francis Fane
First Line:
Swell swell my joys and faint not to declare
Page No:
p.110
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Sejanus
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
True joy is only hope put out of fear
Page No:
p.110
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lord Brooke's Alaham
Attributed To:
Fulke Greville
First Line:
He hath such a judge a man so learned
Page No:
p.111
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Chapman and Shirley's Admiral of France
Attributed To:
James Shirley
George Chapman
First Line:
I have seen | When after execution judgment hath
Page No:
p.111
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Measure for Measure
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
My joys like men in crowds press out so fast
Page No:
p.111
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir Robert Howard's Vestal Virgin
Attributed To:
Sir Robert Howard
First Line:
So constantly the judges construe laws
Page No:
p.111
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
There is no state in which the bounteous gods
Page No:
p.111
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Crown's Darius
Attributed To:
John Crowne
First Line:
Wise heaven doth see it as fit
Page No:
p.111
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Fountain's Rewards of Virtue
Attributed To:
John Fountain
First Line:
Wonder and joy so fast together flow
Page No:
p.111
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir Robert Howard's Indian Queen
Attributed To:
Sir Robert Howard
First Line:
He was then a judge and in Cathedra
Page No:
pp.112-113
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Chapman and Shirley's Admiral of France
Attributed To:
James Shirley
George Chapman
First Line:
This one more lesson out of the events
Page No:
p.112
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Chapman and Shirley's Admiral of France
Attributed To:
James Shirley
George Chapman
First Line:
Fly judges fly corruptions in your court
Page No:
p.113
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
T. Lodge and R. Green's Looking-glass for Lond. and Eng.
Attributed To:
Thomas Lodge
Robert Greene
First Line:
It well becomes that judge to nod at crimes
Page No:
p.113
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Tourneur's Revenger's Tragedy
Attributed To:
Cyril Tourneur
First Line:
This is the court sure whose eminence proclaims
Page No:
p.113-114
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dauborne's Poor Man's Comfort
Attributed To:
Robert Daborne
First Line:
For in a government
Page No:
p.114
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Nabbs's Microcosmus
Attributed To:
Thomas Nabbes [Nabbs]
First Line:
He speaks with others tongues and hears mens suits
Page No:
p.114
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Webster's Dutchess of Malfy
Attributed To:
John Webster
First Line:
Men that eminent are in law are wont
Page No:
p.114
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shirley's Honoria and Mammon
Attributed To:
James Shirley
First Line:
What can innocence hope for
Page No:
p.114
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Massinger's Maid of Honour
Attributed To:
Philip Massinger
First Line:
When superior justice
Page No:
p.114
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Nabbs's Hannibal and Scipio
Attributed To:
Thomas Nabbes [Nabbs]
First Line:
Who painted justice blind did not declare
Page No:
p.114
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Heath's Clarastella
Attributed To:
Robert Heath
First Line:
Give every man thine ear but few thy voice
Page No:
p.115
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Hamlet
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
How can you judgment as profound as seas
Page No:
pp.115-116
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant on the Restauration
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
Men's judgment sway on that side fortune leans
Page No:
p.115
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Chapman's Widow's Tears
Attributed To:
George Chapman
First Line:
Take our good meaning for our judgment sits
Page No:
p.115
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Romeo and Juliet
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
You bring a judgment deeper than the sea
Page No:
p.115
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant on the Restauration
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
Your reason and your will are much the same
Page No:
p.115
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Mead's Combat of Love and Friendship
Attributed To:
Robert Mead
First Line:
If justice could in solemn dulness lie
Page No:
p.116
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant on the Restauration
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
Justice hath laid her sword within your reach
Page No:
p.116
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Just Italian
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
Let none direct thee what to do or say
Page No:
p.117
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Denham
Attributed To:
Sir John Denham
First Line:
Nought is on earth more sacred or divine
Page No:
pp.117-118
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Spenser's Fairy Queen
Attributed To:
Edmund Spenser
First Line:
Just men are only free the rest are slaves
Page No:
p.118
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Chapman's Caesar and Pompey
Attributed To:
George Chapman
First Line:
May one be pardoned and retain th'offence
Page No:
p.118
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Hamlet
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
The gods | Grow angry with your patience tis their care
Page No:
p.118
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Catiline
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
There's no needle
Page No:
pp.118-119
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Chapman and Shirley's Admiral of France
Attributed To:
James Shirley
George Chapman
First Line:
Yet some show pity
Page No:
p.118
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Measure for Measure
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Clear eyed Astrea next with reverend brow
Page No:
p.119
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Daniel's Goddesses
Attributed To:
Samuel Daniel
First Line:
If but one virtue did adorn a king
Page No:
p.119
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
E. of Sterline's Darius
Attributed To:
William Alexander
First Line:
If what were best for them that do offend
Page No:
p.119
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lord Brooke's Mustapha
Attributed To:
Fulke Greville
First Line:
Justice that makes princes like the gods draws
Page No:
p.119
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Marston's Insatiate Countess
Attributed To:
John Marston
First Line:
Offences urged in public are made worse
Page No:
p.119
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Daniel's Civil War
Attributed To:
Samuel Daniel
First Line:
Justice like lightning ever should appear
Page No:
p.120
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The miser's gold the painted cloud
Page No:
p.120
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's News from Plymouth
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
This noble youth a stranger t' everything
Page No:
p.120
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Suckling's Goblins
Attributed To:
Sir John Suckling
First Line:
When just revenge hath a right level made
Page No:
p.120
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Aleyn's Henry VII
Attributed To:
Charles Aleyn
First Line:
With an equal scale
Page No:
p.120
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Among all other pastime and pleasure
Page No:
pp.121-122
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir David Lindsay
Attributed To:
Sir David Lyndsay [Lindsay]
First Line:
And since the definition of a king
Page No:
p.121
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir David Lindsay
Attributed To:
Sir David Lyndsay [Lindsay]
First Line:
Justice must be from violence exempt
Page No:
p.121
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Denham
Attributed To:
Sir John Denham
First Line:
Thou mayst not they condemn and those absolve
Page No:
p.121
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Denham
Attributed To:
Sir John Denham
First Line:
Abuse of power abaseth princes all
Page No:
p.122
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
But who dares tell a prince he goes aside
Page No:
p.122
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Brandon's Octavia
Attributed To:
Samuel Brandon
First Line:
Let justice mixed with mercy them amend
Page No:
p.122
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid [i.e. Sir David Lindsay]
Attributed To:
Sir David Lyndsay [Lindsay]
First Line:
Right is of itself most strong
Page No:
p.122
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Marlo's Lust's Dominion
Attributed To:
Christopher Marlowe
First Line:
The love of kings is like the blowing of
Page No:
pp.122-123
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lilly's Alexander and Campaspe
Attributed To:
John Lyly
First Line:
Tis greater care to keep than get a crown
Page No:
p.122
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Brandon's Octavia
Attributed To:
Samuel Brandon
First Line:
It is the curse of kings to be attended
Page No:
p.123
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's King John
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Kings are earth's gods in vice their law's their will
Page No:
p.123
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Pericles
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
When the Romans first did yield themselves
Page No:
pp.123-124
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Sejanus
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
Why doth the crown lie there upon his pillow
Page No:
p.123
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Second Part of King Henry IV
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
For though by right and benefit of times
Page No:
p.124
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson on King James
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
Men are deceived who think there can be thrall
Page No:
p.124
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Sejanus
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
She tells him first that kings
Page No:
p.124
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson on King James
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
Good princes soar above their fame
Page No:
p.125
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Masques
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
He knew that those who would with love command
Page No:
p.125
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid [i.e. Johnson on King James]
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
Princes that would their people should do well
Page No:
p.125
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Cynthia's Revels
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
Tell your king that he neglects
Page No:
p.125
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid [i.e. Chapman's First Part of Byron's Conspiracy]
Attributed To:
George Chapman
First Line:
That prince doth high in virtue's reckoning stand
Page No:
p.125
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Chapman's First Part of Byron's Conspiracy
Attributed To:
George Chapman
First Line:
What monstrous humours feed a prince's blood
Page No:
p.125
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Chapman's First Part of Byron's Conspiracy
Attributed To:
George Chapman
First Line:
When sovereign princes dare
Page No:
pp.125-126
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Chapman and Shirley's Admiral of France
Attributed To:
James Shirley
George Chapman
First Line:
For great men overgraced much rigour use
Page No:
p.126
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Daniel's Civil War
Attributed To:
Samuel Daniel
First Line:
For though this bounty and this liberalness
Page No:
p.126
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid [i.e. Daniel's Civil War]
Attributed To:
Samuel Daniel
First Line:
We see although the king be head
Page No:
p.126
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid [i.e. Daniel's Civil War]
Attributed To:
Samuel Daniel
First Line:
Which too himself made him with grief inveigh
Page No:
pp.126-127
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Daniel's Civil War
Attributed To:
Samuel Daniel
First Line:
And while they live we see their glorious actions
Page No:
p.127
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
E. of Sterline's Darius
Attributed To:
William Alexander
First Line:
O stormy state of kings vain mortals choice
Page No:
pp.127-128
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
E. of Sterline's Darius
Attributed To:
William Alexander
First Line:
Kings for their safety must not blame mistrust
Page No:
p.128
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lord Brooke's Mustapha
Attributed To:
Fulke Greville
First Line:
Kings govern people overrack them not
Page No:
p.128
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lord Brooke's Alaham
Attributed To:
Fulke Greville
First Line:
Ah humorous kings how are you tossed like waves
Page No:
p.129
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lord Brooke's Mustapha
Attributed To:
Fulke Greville
First Line:
Let him account his bondage from that day
Page No:
pp.129-130
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Drayton's Barons Wars
Attributed To:
Michael Drayton
First Line:
Like as strong winds do work upon the sea
Page No:
p.129
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lord Brooke's Alaham
Attributed To:
Fulke Greville
First Line:
Oh happy men that know not or else fear
Page No:
p.129
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lord Brooke's Mustapha
Attributed To:
Fulke Greville
First Line:
One crown is guarded with a thousand swords
Page No:
p.130
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Drayton's Dudley to Jane Grey
Attributed To:
Michael Drayton
First Line:
While kings are strong
Page No:
p.130
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Marston's Sophonisba
Attributed To:
John Marston
First Line:
Why man I never was a prince till now
Page No:
pp.130-131
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Marston's First Part of Antonio and Mellida
Attributed To:
John Marston
First Line:
Alas what are we kings
Page No:
p.131
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Beaumont and Fletcher's Philaster
Attributed To:
Francis Beaumont
John Fletcher
First Line:
Misery of princes
Page No:
p.131
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Webster's White Devil
Attributed To:
John Webster
First Line:
That king stands surest who by's virtue rises
Page No:
p.131
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Middleton's Phoenix
Attributed To:
Thomas Middleton
First Line:
The lives of princes should like dials move
Page No:
p.131
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Webster, Ibid
Attributed To:
John Webster
First Line:
Wretched state of kings that standing high
Page No:
p.131
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dekker's Match me in London
Attributed To:
Thomas Dekker
First Line:
And what is't makes this blessed government
Page No:
p.132
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Webster's Dutchess of Malfy
Attributed To:
John Webster
First Line:
For a king | Not to be forced is a glorious state
Page No:
p.132
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Aleyn's Poictiers
Attributed To:
Charles Aleyn
First Line:
Happy's that prince that ere he rules shall know
Page No:
p.132
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Kings do often grant
Page No:
p.132
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dauborne's Poor Man's Comfort
Attributed To:
Robert Daborne
First Line:
Some would think the souls
Page No:
p.132
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Webster's Dutchess of Malfy
Attributed To:
John Webster
First Line:
That's an unhappy state
Page No:
p.132
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Goffe's Courageous Turk
Attributed To:
Thomas Goffe [Gough]
First Line:
Oh the miserable
Page No:
p.133
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Massinger's Emperor of the East
Attributed To:
Philip Massinger
First Line:
Oh why do princes love to be deceived
Page No:
p.133
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Wherefore pay you
Page No:
pp.133-134
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Massinger's Emperor of the East
Attributed To:
Philip Massinger
First Line:
A king that fosters me so dipped in blood
Page No:
p.134
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sam. Rowley's Noble Spanish Soldier
Attributed To:
Samuel Rowley
First Line:
I bow and give
Page No:
p.134
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shirley's Politician
Attributed To:
James Shirley
First Line:
O tis our folly folly my dear friend
Page No:
pp.134-135
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Gomersall's Lodovick Sforza
Attributed To:
Robert Gomersall
First Line:
Oh happy kings
Page No:
p.134
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
John Ford's Perkin Warbeck
Attributed To:
John Ford
First Line:
When kings leave | Their justice and throw shame upon deservers
Page No:
p.134
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shirley's Young Admiral
Attributed To:
James Shirley
First Line:
A prince governs now which has the name of
Page No:
p.135
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Killegrew's Conspiracy
Attributed To:
Henry Killigrew
First Line:
Oh the state of princes
Page No:
p.135
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Tis not enough to be
Page No:
p.135
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Baron's Mirza
Attributed To:
Robert Baron
First Line:
Tis true indulgency and flattery
Page No:
p.135
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Marmyon's Antiquary
Attributed To:
Shackerley Marmion
First Line:
Kings arm their subjects when they break their laws
Page No:
p.136
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Hemmings, Ibid
Attributed To:
William Heminges [Heming]
First Line:
Reason sit still enthroned in thine own state
Page No:
p.136
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
That prince must govern with a gentle hand
Page No:
p.136
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid [i.e. Herrick]
Attributed To:
Robert Herrick
First Line:
The faults kings do
Page No:
p.136
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Hemmings's Fatal Contract
Attributed To:
William Heminges [Heming]
First Line:
Thou art deceived twas not his hand
Page No:
pp.136-137
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Jones's Adrasta
Attributed To:
John Jones
First Line:
Tis but a doglike madness in bad kings
Page No:
p.136
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Herrick
Attributed To:
Robert Herrick
First Line:
For from the monarch's virtue subjects take
Page No:
p.137
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant on the Restauration
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
Kings raised to heaven by an unskilful pen
Page No:
p.137
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant to the King
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
O you are wise
Page No:
pp.137-138
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Fair Favourite
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
And when the crown's once gained there needs no fears
Page No:
p.138
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir R. Howard's Blind Lady
Attributed To:
Sir Robert Howard
First Line:
For nothing can old monarchs more offend
Page No:
p.138
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
E. of Orrery's Mustapha
Attributed To:
Roger Boyle
First Line:
Henceforth sir be everybody's king
Page No:
p.138
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir R. Howard's Great Favourite
Attributed To:
Sir Robert Howard
First Line:
Kings are but royal slaves and prisoners too
Page No:
p.138
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Alexander Brome
Attributed To:
Alexander Brome
First Line:
The gods that in my fortunes were unkind
Page No:
p.138
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir R. Howard's Indian Queen
Attributed To:
Sir Robert Howard
First Line:
What poor things are kings
Page No:
p.138
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Fountain's Rewards of Virtue
Attributed To:
John Fountain
First Line:
He kissed her with that greediness of affection
Page No:
p.139
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Middleton's More Dissemblers besides Women
Attributed To:
Thomas Middleton
First Line:
If I prophane with my unworthy hand
Page No:
p.139
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Romeo and Juliet
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Kiss the tear from her lip you'll find the rose
Page No:
p.139
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Webster's Devil's Law Case
Attributed To:
John Webster
First Line:
The kiss | Which at the face began transplanted is
Page No:
p.139
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dr. Donne
Attributed To:
John Donne
First Line:
Then kissed me hard
Page No:
p.139
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Othello
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
We'll point our speech
Page No:
p.139
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Marston's First Part of Antonio and Mellida
Attributed To:
John Marston
First Line:
You hate a prince unless he'll tamely bear
Page No:
p.139
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Crown's Caligula
Attributed To:
John Crowne
First Line:
Kiss you at first my lord tis no fair fashion
Page No:
p.140
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Beaumont and Fletcher's Mad Lover
Attributed To:
Francis Beaumont
John Fletcher
First Line:
May I taste | The nectar of her lip I do not give it
Page No:
p.140
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Massinger's Emperor of the East
Attributed To:
Philip Massinger
First Line:
Never man before
Page No:
p.140
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Brown's Pastorals
Attributed To:
William Browne
First Line:
Now you that taste of Hymen's cheer
Page No:
p.140
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Randolph
Attributed To:
Thomas Randolph
First Line:
Whose kisses raise between them such a fire
Page No:
p.140
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Randolph
Attributed To:
Thomas Randolph
First Line:
Now let us kiss would you be gone
Page No:
p.141
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Randolph
Attributed To:
Thomas Randolph
First Line:
Thus while she sleeps gods do descend and kiss
Page No:
p.141
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Cartwright's Siege
Attributed To:
William Cartwright
First Line:
What for practice sake
Page No:
p.141
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Main's City Match
Attributed To:
Jasper Mayne
First Line:
Her kisses faster though unknown before
Page No:
p.142
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid [i.e. Sir W. Davenant's Gondibert]
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
Kiss me tremble not
Page No:
p.142
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Hemings' Fatal Contract
Attributed To:
William Heminges [Heming]
First Line:
Kissing and bussing differ both in this
Page No:
p.142
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Herrick
Attributed To:
Robert Herrick
First Line:
Through knowledge we behold the world's creation
Page No:
p.142
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Spenser
Attributed To:
Edmund Spenser
First Line:
Thus spake she and with fixed continued sight
Page No:
p.142
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Gondibert
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
What's to do I must blush a while
Page No:
p.142
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Crown's City Politicks
Attributed To:
John Crowne
First Line:
Why did my parents send me to the schools
Page No:
pp.142-144
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir John Davies
Attributed To:
Sir John Davies
First Line:
Another's knowledge
Page No:
pp.144-145
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Chapman and Shirley's Admiral of France
Attributed To:
James Shirley
George Chapman
First Line:
For knowledge kindles calentures in some
Page No:
p.145
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dr. Donne
Attributed To:
John Donne
First Line:
Oh how the soul with all her might
Page No:
p.145
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
E. of Sterline's Croesus
Attributed To:
William Alexander
First Line:
The mind of man is this world's true dimension
Page No:
p.145
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lord Brooke on Human Learning
Attributed To:
Fulke Greville
First Line:
Before by death you never knowledge gain
Page No:
pp.146-148
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Philosopher to the Christian
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
There's nothing makes man feel his miseries
Page No:
p.146
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Middleton's Mayor of Quinborough
Attributed To:
Thomas Middleton
First Line:
Those only may be truly said to know
Page No:
p.146
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
For in much wisdom lies much grief and those
Page No:
p.148
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Alex. Brome
Attributed To:
Alexander Brome
First Line:
If our lives motions theirs must imitate
Page No:
p.148
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Denham
Attributed To:
Sir John Denham
First Line:
Though knowledge does beget both joy and love
Page No:
p.148
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir R. Howard's Vestal Virgins
Attributed To:
Sir Robert Howard
First Line:
We for their knowledge men inspired adore
Page No:
p.148
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant, Ibid
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
Since I am free
Page No:
p.149
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Chapman's Bussy D'ambois
Attributed To:
George Chapman
First Line:
We have strict statutes and most biting laws
Page No:
p.149
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Measure for Measure
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
We must not make a scarecrow of the law
Page No:
p.149
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's, Ibid
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Laws the next pillars be with which we deal
Page No:
p.150
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lord Brooke's Mustapha
Attributed To:
Fulke Greville
First Line:
Since her interpretations and our deeds
Page No:
p.150
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Daniel on Lord Keeper Egerton
Attributed To:
Samuel Daniel
First Line:
Since multitude of laws are signs either of
Page No:
p.150
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Marston's Fawn
Attributed To:
John Marston
First Line:
You oft call parliaments and there enact
Page No:
pp.150-151
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dekker's Match me in London
Attributed To:
Thomas Dekker
First Line:
Tell me what has made thee so melancholy
Page No:
p.151
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Tourneur's Revenger's Tragedy
Attributed To:
Cyril Tourneur
First Line:
This wretch that loved before his food his strife
Page No:
p.151
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Middleton's Phoenix
Attributed To:
Thomas Middleton
First Line:
Still in law | I had not breathed else now tis very marrow
Page No:
pp.152-154
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Middleton's Phoenix
Attributed To:
Thomas Middleton
First Line:
Dead falls the cause if once the hand be mute
Page No:
p.154
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Herrick
Attributed To:
Robert Herrick
First Line:
If we offend the law
Page No:
p.154
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Nabbs's Covent-Garden
Attributed To:
Thomas Nabbes [Nabbs]
First Line:
Strict laws are like steel bodice good for growing limbs
Page No:
pp.154-155
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Fane's Love in the dark
Attributed To:
Sir Francis Fane
First Line:
The good needs fear no law
Page No:
p.154
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Massinger, Middleton, and Rowley's Old Law
Attributed To:
Thomas Middleton
Philip Massinger
First Line:
We are of the condition of some great
Page No:
p.154
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shirley's St. Patrick for Ireland
Attributed To:
James Shirley
First Line:
We see | Thieves daily hanged for robberies yet some
Page No:
p.154
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Richard Brome's English Moor
Attributed To:
Richard Brome
First Line:
Your clemency has taught us to believe
Page No:
p.154
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant on the Restauration
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
For that is made a righteous law by time
Page No:
p.155
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
E. of Orrery's Mustapha
Attributed To:
Roger Boyle
First Line:
Why all delights are vain but that most vain
Page No:
pp.155-156
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Love's Labour's lost
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Yet since on all war never needful was
Page No:
p.155
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Gondibert
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
His learning savours not the school-like gloss
Page No:
p.156
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Poetaster
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
Learning was first made pilot to the world
Page No:
pp.156-157
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Day's Law Tricks
Attributed To:
John Day
First Line:
Long absence in far distant place
Page No:
p.156
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Suckling
Attributed To:
Sir John Suckling
First Line:
Man must not therefore rashly science scorn
Page No:
p.156
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lord Brooke on Human Learning
Attributed To:
Fulke Greville
First Line:
How does learning flourish now
Page No:
pp.157-158
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Jones's Adrasta
Attributed To:
John Jones
First Line:
Learning and arts are theories no practicks
Page No:
p.157
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Middleton and Rowley's World toss'd at Tennis
Attributed To:
Thomas Middleton
William Rowley
First Line:
Learning is an addition beyond
Page No:
p.157
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shirley's Lady of Pleasure
Attributed To:
James Shirley
First Line:
What fabulous errors learning is attended with
Page No:
p.157
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Nabbs's Covent Garden
Attributed To:
Thomas Nabbes [Nabbs]
First Line:
The learned teach but what they teach not do
Page No:
p.158
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Denham
Attributed To:
Sir John Denham
First Line:
Think upon the deed
Page No:
pp.158-159
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
May's Old Couple
Attributed To:
Thomas May
First Line:
Whoever said he in thy first story looks
Page No:
p.158
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Gondibert
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
I gave when last I was about to die
Page No:
p.159
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant to Endimion Porter
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
Since they dare not speak the pillars now
Page No:
pp.159-160
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Aleyn's Henry VII
Attributed To:
Charles Aleyn
First Line:
For like a lion that escapes his bound
Page No:
pp.160-161
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Daniel's Civil War.
Attributed To:
Samuel Daniel
First Line:
Interpret counter what is cross rehearsed
Page No:
p.160
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Cleveland
Attributed To:
John Cleveland
First Line:
Whence comes this restraint
Page No:
p.160
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Measure for Measure
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
You are the only man whose wealthy muse
Page No:
p.160
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Cruel Brother
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
A show of liberty
Page No:
p.161
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
May's Cleopatra
Attributed To:
Thomas May
First Line:
But reason sworn in general to sense
Page No:
p.161
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lord Brooke's Alaham.
Attributed To:
Fulke Greville
First Line:
Liberty is devolved to the son
Page No:
p.161
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Aleyn's Poictiers
Attributed To:
Charles Aleyn
First Line:
Oh happy men born under good stars
Page No:
p.161
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Marston's Fawn
Attributed To:
John Marston
First Line:
Our falcon's kind cannot the cage endure
Page No:
p.161
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Drayton's Duke of Suffolk to Queen Margaret
Attributed To:
Michael Drayton
First Line:
What's the quarrel
Page No:
p.161
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Suckling's Bennoralt
Attributed To:
Sir John Suckling
First Line:
For subjects getting liberty
Page No:
p.162
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant to George Porter
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
If we retain the glory of our ancestors
Page No:
p.162
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Tatham's Distracted State
Attributed To:
John Tatham
First Line:
Let all go on still in the public name
Page No:
p.162
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Suckling's Brennoralt
Attributed To:
Sir John Suckling
First Line:
This a more innocent and happy chase
Page No:
pp.162-163
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Denham's Cooper's Hill
Attributed To:
Sir John Denham
First Line:
I love my freedom yet strong prisons can
Page No:
p.163
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Watkyns
Attributed To:
Rowland Watkyns
First Line:
Those ills that mortal men endure
Page No:
p.163
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Herrick
Attributed To:
Robert Herrick
First Line:
Be absolute for death or death or life
Page No:
pp.164-165
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Measure for Measure
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
The longer life I wote the greater sin
Page No:
p.164
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Spenser's Fairy Queen
Attributed To:
Edmund Spenser
First Line:
The web of our life is of a mingled
Page No:
p.164
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's All's Well that ends Well
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Life doth her great actions spell
Page No:
p.165
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Underwoods
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
But men at once life seem to love and loath
Page No:
p.166
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Daniel's Civil War.
Attributed To:
Samuel Daniel
First Line:
Count not how many years he is bereaved
Page No:
p.166
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Brown's Pastorals
Attributed To:
William Browne
First Line:
He makes a state
Page No:
p.166
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Epigrams
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
Her days are peace and so she ends her breath
Page No:
p.166
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Daniel's Rosamund
Attributed To:
Samuel Daniel
First Line:
Men by all means this blast of breath prolong
Page No:
p.166
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
E. of Sterline's Julius Caesar
Attributed To:
William Alexander
First Line:
Then let us live since all change below
Page No:
p.166
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid [i.e. E. of Sterline's Julius Caesar]
Attributed To:
William Alexander
First Line:
As clouds of incense 'bove the altars come
Page No:
p.167
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lleuellin
Attributed To:
Martin Lluelyn
First Line:
Life ill preserved is worse than basely lost
Page No:
p.167
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Siege of Rhodes
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
O trivial property of life some do
Page No:
pp.167-168
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Just Italian
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
Our life is nothing but a winter's day
Page No:
p.167
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Quarles
Attributed To:
Francis Quarles
First Line:
Tis a sport to live
Page No:
p.167
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
John Ford's Lover's Melancholy
Attributed To:
John Ford
First Line:
Whose life with care is overcast
Page No:
p.167
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Herrick
Attributed To:
Robert Herrick
First Line:
You'll tell me man never dies but changeth life
Page No:
p.167
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Richard Brome's Damoiselle
Attributed To:
Richard Brome
First Line:
Like to the falling of a star
Page No:
p.168
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Bishop King
Attributed To:
Henry King
First Line:
Our date how short soever must us content
Page No:
p.168
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Denham
Attributed To:
Sir John Denham
First Line:
A heart full of coldness a sweet full of
Page No:
p.169
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lylly, Ibid
Attributed To:
John Lyly
First Line:
For love I must and love I will
Page No:
p.169
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Brandon's Antony to Octavia
Attributed To:
Samuel Brandon
First Line:
The eagle's feathers consume the feathers
Page No:
p.169
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lilly's Gallathea
Attributed To:
John Lyly
First Line:
Then hark ye gentle knights and ladies free
Page No:
p.169
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Spenser's Fairy Queen
Attributed To:
Edmund Spenser
First Line:
They say base men being in love have then
Page No:
p.169
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Othello
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Yet first he cast by treaty and by trains
Page No:
p.169
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Spenser, Ibid
Attributed To:
Edmund Spenser
First Line:
Not that I think you did not love your father
Page No:
p.170
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Hamlet
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
She never told her love
Page No:
p.170
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Twelfth Night
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Things base and vile holding no quantity
Page No:
p.170
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Midsummer-Night's Dream
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
We'll speak of love no more
Page No:
p.170
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear and Rowley's Birth of Merlin
Attributed To:
William Rowley
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Come my Celia let us prove
Page No:
p.171
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Volpone
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
Didst thou but know the inly touch of love
Page No:
p.171
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid [i.e. Shakespear's two Gentlemen of Verona]
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
I know I love in vain strive against hope
Page No:
p.171
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's All's Well that ends Well
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Oh how this spring of love resembleth
Page No:
p.171
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's two Gentlemen of Verona
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Angry Cupid bolting from her eyes
Page No:
p.172
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Volpone
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
Cupid conquers ere he doth invade
Page No:
p.172
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Masques
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
If I freely may discover
Page No:
p.172
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Poetaster
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
The body's love is frail subject to change
Page No:
p.172
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's New Inn
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
I could renew those times when first I saw
Page No:
p.173
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Underwoods
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
In love of women my affection first
Page No:
pp.173-174
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Chapman's Revenge of Bussy D'ambois
Attributed To:
George Chapman
First Line:
Love's service is much like our humorous lords
Page No:
p.173
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Chapman's All Fools
Attributed To:
George Chapman
First Line:
Love's wars are harmless for whoever does yield
Page No:
p.173
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Chapman's Revenge for Honour
Attributed To:
George Chapman
First Line:
For love is still | In haste and as a lord that rules alone
Page No:
p.174
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Daniel's Civil War
Attributed To:
Samuel Daniel
First Line:
How oft do they miscarry in their love
Page No:
pp.174-175
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Daniel's Hymen's Triumph
Attributed To:
Samuel Daniel
First Line:
Read it sweet maid though it be done but slightly
Page No:
p.174
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Daniel's Sonnets
Attributed To:
Samuel Daniel
First Line:
Ah I remember well and how can I
Page No:
pp.175-176
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Daniel's Hymen's Triumph
Attributed To:
Samuel Daniel
First Line:
Love is a sickness full of woes
Page No:
p.175
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid [i.e. Daniel's Hymen's Triumph]
Attributed To:
Samuel Daniel
First Line:
Art thou offended that thou art beloved
Page No:
p.176
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Drayton's Black Prince to the Countess of Salisbury
Attributed To:
Michael Drayton
First Line:
Love is a joy which upon pain depends
Page No:
p.176
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
E. of Sterline's Croesus
Attributed To:
William Alexander
First Line:
Love spreads the wit to play but not to arm
Page No:
p.176
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lord Brooke's Mustapha
Attributed To:
Fulke Greville
First Line:
Love's but a card play all is lost
Page No:
p.176
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dekker's Wonder of a Kingdom
Attributed To:
Thomas Dekker
First Line:
Reason must judge of love not love of it
Page No:
p.176
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lord Brooke's Alaham
Attributed To:
Fulke Greville
First Line:
Ah what a trifle is a heart
Page No:
p.177
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dr. Donne
Attributed To:
John Donne
First Line:
He that loveth many if once known
Page No:
p.177
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Marston's Fawn
Attributed To:
John Marston
First Line:
I'll tell you just how long love's bred in the blood
Page No:
p.177
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Day's Law Tricks
Attributed To:
John Day
First Line:
Soul I must love her destiny is weak to my affection
Page No:
p.177
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Marston's Dutch Courtezan
Attributed To:
John Marston
First Line:
Still I'm thy captive yet thy thoughts are free
Page No:
p.177
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Marston's Insatiate Countess
Attributed To:
John Marston
First Line:
Triumphant Cupid that sleeps on the soft cheek
Page No:
p.177
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid [i.e. Marston's Fawn]
Attributed To:
John Marston
First Line:
Equality is no rule in love's grammar
Page No:
p.178
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Beaumont and Fletcher's Maid in the Mill
Attributed To:
Francis Beaumont
John Fletcher
First Line:
I have forgot all vain desires
Page No:
p.178
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid [i.e. Beaumont and Fletcher's Faithful Shepherdess]
Attributed To:
Francis Beaumont
John Fletcher
First Line:
O hapless love which being answered ends
Page No:
p.178
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Beaumont and Fletcher's Faithful Shepherdess
Attributed To:
Francis Beaumont
John Fletcher
First Line:
Perfection is in unity prefer
Page No:
p.178
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dr. Donne
Attributed To:
John Donne
First Line:
Whoever loves if he do not propose
Page No:
p.178
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dr. Donne
Attributed To:
John Donne
First Line:
Hear me exemplify love's latin word
Page No:
pp.179-180
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Middleton's Family of Love
Attributed To:
Thomas Middleton
First Line:
Hear ye ladies that despise
Page No:
p.179
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Beaumont and Fletcher's Valentinian
Attributed To:
Francis Beaumont
John Fletcher
First Line:
What is there good in woman to be loved
Page No:
p.179
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Middleton's Women beware Women
Attributed To:
Thomas Middleton
First Line:
Young wenches loves
Page No:
p.179
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Beaumont and Fletcher's Monsieur Thomas
Attributed To:
Francis Beaumont
John Fletcher
First Line:
For this is held a principle in schools
Page No:
p.180
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
In mine eye he's a most delicate youth
Page No:
p.180
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Middleton's Any thing for a quiet Life
Attributed To:
Thomas Middleton
First Line:
Love is a god
Page No:
p.180
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Mason's Muleasses
Attributed To:
John Mason
First Line:
Who most doth love must seem most to neglect it
Page No:
p.180
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
John Cook's Green's Tu quoque
Attributed To:
John Cooke
First Line:
Young men's love is like ivy it must have
Page No:
p.180
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid [i.e. Middleton's Family of Love]
Attributed To:
Thomas Middleton
First Line:
But where's the fortress that can love debar
Page No:
p.181
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid [i.e. Brown's Pastorals]
Attributed To:
William Browne
First Line:
For love good mistress is much like to wax
Page No:
p.181
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Barrey's Ram-Alley
Attributed To:
Lording Barry
First Line:
Love is a law a discord of such force
Page No:
p.181
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Webster and Rowley's Thracian Wonder
Attributed To:
John Webster
William Rowley
First Line:
Love is a region full of fires
Page No:
p.181
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir John Beaumont
Attributed To:
Sir John Beaumont
First Line:
Love that is often crossed at length obtained
Page No:
p.181
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Webster and Rowley's Thracian Wonder
Attributed To:
John Webster
William Rowley
First Line:
Love's fire is of a nature which by turns
Page No:
p.181
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid [i.e. Brown's Pastorals]
Attributed To:
William Browne
First Line:
Such is the posie love composes
Page No:
p.181
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Brown's Pastorals
Attributed To:
William Browne
First Line:
All men that are in love deal with the devil
Page No:
p.182
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shirley's Sisters
Attributed To:
James Shirley
First Line:
Do not too much aggravate the crime
Page No:
p.182
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Let us love temperately things violent last not
Page No:
p.182
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Massinger's Duke of Milan
Attributed To:
Philip Massinger
First Line:
Love is above all law of nature blood
Page No:
p.182
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shirley's Maid's Revenge
Attributed To:
James Shirley
First Line:
Love is but a straggling from our reason
Page No:
p.182
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shirley's Witty Fair One
Attributed To:
James Shirley
First Line:
They swell with love that are with valour filled
Page No:
p.182
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Aleyn's Crescey
Attributed To:
Charles Aleyn
First Line:
Thus can the flame of heaven with subtle art
Page No:
p.182
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid [i.e. Shirleys Sisters]
Attributed To:
James Shirley
First Line:
For they may say that say thou blind canst be
Page No:
p.183
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid [i.e. Randolph]
Attributed To:
Thomas Randolph
First Line:
Love I see you will not entertain
Page No:
p.183
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Randolph
Attributed To:
Thomas Randolph
First Line:
Love like to sin inveterate is strong
Page No:
p.183
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shirley's Witty Fair One
Attributed To:
James Shirley
First Line:
Love's measure is extreme the comfort pain
Page No:
p.183
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
John Ford's Tis pity she's a Whore
Attributed To:
John Ford
First Line:
Love's measure is the mean sweet his annoys
Page No:
p.183
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid [i.e. John Ford's Tis pity she's a Whore]
Attributed To:
John Ford
First Line:
Mark how the bashful morn in vain
Page No:
p.183
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Carew
Attributed To:
Thomas Carew
First Line:
Panthers may hide their heads not change the skin
Page No:
p.183
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
John Ford's Lover's Melancholy
Attributed To:
John Ford
First Line:
For though we care not for the lover yet
Page No:
p.184
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Habbington's Queen of Arragon
Attributed To:
William Habington
First Line:
Love is such a wealth
Page No:
p.184
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Glapthorne's Albertus Wallenstein
Attributed To:
Henry Glapthorne
First Line:
Love's kingdom is founded
Page No:
pp.184-185
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Cartwright's Lady Errant
Attributed To:
William Cartwright
First Line:
Tis a pure love
Page No:
p.184
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Habbington's Queen of Arragon
Attributed To:
William Habington
First Line:
Young men fly when beauty darts
Page No:
p.184
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Carew
Attributed To:
Thomas Carew
First Line:
Give me a lover bold and free
Page No:
p.185
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Cleveland
Attributed To:
John Cleveland
First Line:
The vine that climbs
Page No:
p.185
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Cartwright's Royal Slave
Attributed To:
William Cartwright
First Line:
Wisdom and love at once were never yet
Page No:
p.185
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Cartwright's Lady Errant
Attributed To:
William Cartwright
First Line:
For oft we find that storms and sorrows prove
Page No:
p.186
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Machen's Dumb Knight
Attributed To:
Lewis Machin
First Line:
Love can't be mastered sir
Page No:
p.186
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Nevile's Poor Scholar
Attributed To:
Robert Neville
First Line:
Love's like a landscape which doth stand
Page No:
p.186
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Cleveland
Attributed To:
John Cleveland
First Line:
Such gentle rape thou actst upon my soul
Page No:
p.186
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Suckling's Aglaura
Attributed To:
Sir John Suckling
First Line:
Tell me what you think on earth
Page No:
p.186
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Rutter's Shepherd's Holyday
Attributed To:
Joseph Rutter
First Line:
How weak is lovers laws
Page No:
p.187
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Suckling
Attributed To:
Sir John Suckling
First Line:
Love that can flow and can admit increase
Page No:
p.187
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Suckling
Attributed To:
Sir John Suckling
First Line:
Lovers in favour are gamesters in good
Page No:
p.187
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Suckling's Brennoralt
Attributed To:
Sir John Suckling
First Line:
Loves a chameleon that lives on mere air
Page No:
p.187
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Suckling
Attributed To:
Sir John Suckling
First Line:
There never yet was honest man
Page No:
p.187
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Suckling
Attributed To:
Sir John Suckling
First Line:
He that is content with lasses clothed in plain woollen
Page No:
p.188
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Suckling
Attributed To:
Sir John Suckling
First Line:
It is ill done Semanthe to plead bankrupt
Page No:
p.188
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Suckling's Aglaura
Attributed To:
Sir John Suckling
First Line:
She quite overcame
Page No:
pp.188-189
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Mead's Combat of Love and Friendship
Attributed To:
Robert Mead
First Line:
Even he that knows not to possess
Page No:
pp.189-190
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Hall
Attributed To:
John Hall
First Line:
For Cupid's scholars are more exquisite
Page No:
p.189
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Richard Brome's Love-Sick Court
Attributed To:
Richard Brome
First Line:
Love thou art well compared to fire which where
Page No:
p.189
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid [i.e. Richard Brome's Love-Sick Court]
Attributed To:
Richard Brome
First Line:
So rich a bondage is Poppaea's love
Page No:
p.189
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
May's Agrippina
Attributed To:
Thomas May
First Line:
How powerful's love which like a flame
Page No:
p.190
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Hall
Attributed To:
John Hall
First Line:
Tis a child of fancy's getting
Page No:
pp.190-191
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Heath's Clarastella
Attributed To:
Robert Heath
First Line:
A lover's like a hunter
Page No:
p.191
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Peter Hausted's Rival Friends
Attributed To:
Peter Hausted
First Line:
Fond men that blame the love that ever ranges
Page No:
p.191
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Hear ye virgins and I'll teach
Page No:
pp.191-192
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Herrick
Attributed To:
Robert Herrick
First Line:
How are you sure constancy
Page No:
p.191
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Main's Amorous War
Attributed To:
Jasper Mayne
First Line:
Love asks no dull probation but like light
Page No:
p.191
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Bishop King
Attributed To:
Henry King
First Line:
Love's a cement
Page No:
p.191
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Ah Goltho who love's fever can assuage
Page No:
p.192
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Gondibert
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
And our uncertain love
Page No:
p.192
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Siege of Rhodes
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
She the payment he of love would make
Page No:
p.192
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Gondibert
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
When love's afraid do not that fear despise
Page No:
p.192
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's The Man's the Master
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
Why in these ladies do you lengthen pain
Page No:
p.192
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Gondibert
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
But mighty Julius who had thoughts so high
Page No:
p.193
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant to the Queen
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
Love he had liked yet never lodged before
Page No:
p.193
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Gondibert
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
Since you have spoke so humbly of yourself
Page No:
p.193
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Law against Lovers
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
He that would hide love kindled once within
Page No:
p.194
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir R. Howard's Blind Lady
Attributed To:
Sir Robert Howard
First Line:
If love's just power he did not early see
Page No:
p.194
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Gondibert
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
Love in what poison is thy dart
Page No:
p.194
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Denham
Attributed To:
Sir John Denham
First Line:
There's nothing but a lover pleased with sufferings
Page No:
pp.194-195
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir R. Howard's Blind Lady
Attributed To:
Sir Robert Howard
First Line:
Can you my heart for want of friendship blame
Page No:
p.195
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid [i.e. Sir R. Howard's Great Favourite]
Attributed To:
Sir Robert Howard
First Line:
Late love like late repentance seldom's true
Page No:
p.195
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Alexander Brome
Attributed To:
Richard Brome
First Line:
Love like a shadow while youth shines is shown
Page No:
p.195
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir R. Howard's Great Favourite
Attributed To:
Sir Robert Howard
First Line:
Tis not her birth her friends nor yet her treasure
Page No:
pp.195-196
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Alexander Brome
Attributed To:
Alexander Brome
First Line:
Cupid I scorn to beg the art
Page No:
p.196
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Fane's Love in the dark
Attributed To:
Sir Francis Fane
First Line:
Lovers will wind themselves by words to passion
Page No:
p.196
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Fane's Sacrifice
Attributed To:
Sir Francis Fane
First Line:
There is no failing of women at their
Page No:
p.196
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Fane's Love in the Dark
Attributed To:
Sir Francis Fane
First Line:
Ah twas not love if ought could conquer it
Page No:
p.197
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid [i.e. E. of Orrery's Tryphon]
Attributed To:
Roger Boyle
First Line:
Blushes a woman's passion may reveal
Page No:
p.197
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
E. of Orrery's Tryphon
Attributed To:
Roger Boyle
First Line:
He who to love aspires
Page No:
p.197
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
E. of Orrery's Black Prince
Attributed To:
Roger Boyle
First Line:
Love is a fate which every one must taste
Page No:
p.197
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid [i.e. E. of Orrrery's Tryphon]
Attributed To:
Roger Boyle
First Line:
Love is a god and cannot be withstood
Page No:
p.197
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
E. of Orrery's Mustapha
Attributed To:
Roger Boyle
First Line:
Love never was to reason's rules confined
Page No:
p.197
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid [i.e. E. of Orrery's Black Prince]
Attributed To:
Roger Boyle
First Line:
Oh why is love called nature's highest law
Page No:
p.197
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
E. of Orrery's Henry V
Attributed To:
Roger Boyle
First Line:
A most harmonious friendship this must prove
Page No:
p.198
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Crown's Calisto
Attributed To:
John Crowne
First Line:
Love's a foundation that will never decay
Page No:
p.198
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid [i.e. Dover's Roman Generals]
Attributed To:
John Dover
First Line:
Moderate delight is but a waking dream
Page No:
p.198
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Crown's Caligula
Attributed To:
John Crowne
First Line:
The fire of love like to the common fire
Page No:
p.198
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dover's Roman Generals
Attributed To:
John Dover
First Line:
Twas not allowed to Jove
Page No:
p.198
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Tuke's Adventures of five Hours
Attributed To:
Sir Samuel Tuke
First Line:
Were worlds betwixt you bigger than all this
Page No:
p.198
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Crown's First Part of the Destruction of Jerusalem
Attributed To:
John Crowne
First Line:
What do the wounded and the dying do
Page No:
p.198
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid [i.e. Crown's First Part of the Destruction of Jerusalem]
Attributed To:
John Crowne
First Line:
Ill painters when they draw and poets write
Page No:
p.199
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Denham
Attributed To:
Sir John Denham
First Line:
Self love never yet could look on truth
Page No:
p.199
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Cynthia's Revels
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
Selflove my liege is not so vile a sin
Page No:
p.199
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's King Henry V
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Though loyalty well held to fools does make
Page No:
p.199
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Antony and Cleopatra
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
To think well of ourselves if we deserve
Page No:
p.199
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Beaumont and Fletcher's Wit without Money
Attributed To:
Francis Beaumont
John Fletcher
First Line:
Who govern men if they will stay above
Page No:
p.199
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lord Brooke's Alaham
Attributed To:
Fulke Greville
First Line:
Who live but for themselves are but for show
Page No:
p.199
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Richard Brome's Queen and Concubine
Attributed To:
Richard Brome
First Line:
Consider | We're but shadows motions others give us
Page No:
pp.200-201
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Beaumont and Fletcher's Valentinian
Attributed To:
Francis Beaumont
John Fletcher
First Line:
God gives to kings the honour to command
Page No:
p.200
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Daniel's Philotas
Attributed To:
Samuel Daniel
First Line:
On foreign foes
Page No:
p.200
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Beaumont and Fletcher's Valentinian
Attributed To:
Francis Beaumont
John Fletcher
First Line:
The bounds of loyalty are made of glass
Page No:
p.200
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Chapman's First Part of Byron's Conspiracy
Attributed To:
George Chapman
First Line:
Think you it not as strong a point of faith
Page No:
p.200
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Chapman's Second Part of Byron's Conspiracy
Attributed To:
George Chapman
First Line:
To wear your loyal habit still
Page No:
p.200
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid [i.e. Chapman's First Part of Byron's Conspiracy]
Attributed To:
George Chapman
First Line:
Allegiance | Tempted too far is like the trial of
Page No:
p.201
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Massinger's Great Duke of Florence
Attributed To:
Philip Massinger
First Line:
Love with bounty levied
Page No:
pp.201-202
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Massinger's Emperor of the East
Attributed To:
Philip Massinger
First Line:
No more my worthy friend though these be truths
Page No:
p.201
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid [i.e. Beaumont and Fletcher's Valentinian]
Attributed To:
Francis Beaumont
John Fletcher
First Line:
Allegiance in me like the string of a watch
Page No:
p.202
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Suckling's Aglaura
Attributed To:
Sir John Suckling
First Line:
I will have all my beds blown up not stuffed
Page No:
pp.202-203
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Alchemist
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
We will eat such at a meal
Page No:
p.202
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Volpone
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
You are guarded
Page No:
p.202
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Nabbs's Unfortunate Mother
Attributed To:
Thomas Nabbes [Nabbs]
First Line:
We'll therefore go withal and live
Page No:
pp.203-204
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Alchemist
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
Gather all the flowers
Page No:
pp.204-205
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Nabbs's Microcosmus
Attributed To:
Thomas Nabbes [Nabbs]
First Line:
Men may talk of country christmasses and
Page No:
p.204
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Massinger's City Madam
Attributed To:
Philip Massinger
First Line:
Who yieldeth unto pleasures and to lust
Page No:
p.204
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Beaumont and Fletcher's Knight of Malta
Attributed To:
Francis Beaumont
John Fletcher
First Line:
It is a shame that man that has the seeds
Page No:
pp.205-206
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Marmyon's Holland's Leaguer
Attributed To:
Shackerley Marmion
First Line:
There in her den lay pompous luxury
Page No:
p.205
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
May's Henry II
Attributed To:
Thomas May
First Line:
Thy life hath hitherto been my dear husband
Page No:
p.205
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Henry Shirley's Martyr'd Soldier
Attributed To:
Henry Shirley
First Line:
Tilting the day masquing the night chased thence
Page No:
pp.206-207
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Baron
Attributed To:
Robert Baron
First Line:
Dare to be true nothing can need a lie
Page No:
p.207
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Herbert
Attributed To:
George Herbert
First Line:
He will lie like a lapwing when she flies
Page No:
p.207
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Chapman's Revenge of Bussey D'ambois
Attributed To:
George Chapman
First Line:
Lies hide our sins like nets like perspectives
Page No:
p.207
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Beaumont and Fletcher's Lover's Progress
Attributed To:
Francis Beaumont
John Fletcher
First Line:
Take heed of lies truth though it trouble some minds
Page No:
p.207
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Beaumont and Fletcher's Sea Voyage
Attributed To:
Francis Beaumont
John Fletcher
First Line:
That ordinary commotioner the lie
Page No:
p.207
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Middleton and Rowley's Fair Quarrel
Attributed To:
Thomas Middleton
William Rowley
First Line:
Two beggars told me
Page No:
p.207
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Cymbeline
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
War destroys men but luxury mankind
Page No:
p.207
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Crown's Caligula
Attributed To:
John Crowne
First Line:
In the city I'm honoured like a god
Page No:
pp.208-209
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When Mendacio hath invention on the
Page No:
p.208
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Man is a foolish pamphlet full of lies
Page No:
p.209
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Crown's Second Part of the Destruction of Jerusalem
Attributed To:
John Crowne
First Line:
But if a frenzy do possess the brain
Page No:
p.210
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir John Davies
Attributed To:
Sir John Davies
First Line:
O gentle son
Page No:
p.210
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Hamlet
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Madmen sometimes on sudden flashes hit
Page No:
p.211
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant On one that prophesy'd
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
See that noble and most sovereign reason
Page No:
p.211
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Hamlet
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Surely we are all mad people and they
Page No:
p.211
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Tourneur's Revenger's Tragedy
Attributed To:
Cyril Tourneur
First Line:
The king is mad how stiff is my vile sense
Page No:
p.211
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's King Lear
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Why sir madness is not such a discredit
Page No:
p.211
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shirley's School of Compliments
Attributed To:
James Shirley
First Line:
As budding branch rent from the native tree
Page No:
p.212
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Spenser's Fairy Queen
Attributed To:
Edmund Spenser
First Line:
Oh what is man great maker of mankind
Page No:
p.212
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir John Davies
Attributed To:
Sir John Davies
First Line:
Twas no false heraldry when madness drew
Page No:
p.212
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Denham
Attributed To:
Sir John Denham
First Line:
We are men my liege
Page No:
pp.212-213
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Macbeth
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
He was a man take him for all in all
Page No:
p.213
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Hamlet
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Lo here the man
Page No:
pp.213-214
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Cynthia's Revels
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
Oh my soul here's something tells me that these
Page No:
p.213
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear and Rowley's Birth of Merlin
Attributed To:
William Rowley
William Shakespeare
First Line:
They say best men are moulded out of faults
Page No:
p.213
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Measure for Measure
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Man is a tree that hath no top in cares
Page No:
p.214
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Chapman's Bussy D'ambois
Attributed To:
George Chapman
First Line:
Men are not good but for necessity
Page No:
p.214
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Daniel's Civil War
Attributed To:
Samuel Daniel
First Line:
These our times
Page No:
p.214
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Sejanus
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
All other creatures follow after kind
Page No:
p.215
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Drayton's Queen Margaret to Duke of Suffolk
Attributed To:
Michael Drayton
First Line:
First seeds of every creature are in us
Page No:
pp.215-216
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dr. Donne
Attributed To:
John Donne
First Line:
For our defects in nature who sees not
Page No:
p.215
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lord Brooke of Human Learning
Attributed To:
Fulke Greville
First Line:
Man is a crafty creature hard to know
Page No:
p.215
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
E. of Sterline's Alexandrean Tragedy
Attributed To:
William Alexander
First Line:
Oh wearisome condition of humanity
Page No:
p.215
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lord Brooke's Mustapha
Attributed To:
Fulke Greville
First Line:
Oh wretched men which under shame are layed
Page No:
p.215
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lord Brooke's Mustapha
Attributed To:
Fulke Greville
First Line:
This mass of thought this animated slime
Page No:
p.215
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
E. of Sterline's Croesus
Attributed To:
William Alexander
First Line:
As man is of the world the heart of man
Page No:
p.216
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid [i.e. Dr. Donne]
Attributed To:
John Donne
First Line:
As there is by nature
Page No:
pp.216-217
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
John Ford's Lover's Melancholy
Attributed To:
John Ford
First Line:
Man's curse is things forbid still to pursue
Page No:
p.216
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dauborne's Christian turned Turk
Attributed To:
Robert Daborne
First Line:
Nature and all those universal powers
Page No:
p.216
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Goffe's Courageous Turk
Attributed To:
Thomas Goffe [Gough]
First Line:
Tis the deepest art to study man
Page No:
p.216
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Tourneur's Revenger's Tragedy
Attributed To:
Cyril Tourneur
First Line:
To be man | Is to be but the exercise of cares
Page No:
p.216
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
John Ford's Lover's Melancholy
Attributed To:
John Ford
First Line:
From outward actions man should not derive
Page No:
p.217
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Nabbs's Hannibal and Scipio
Attributed To:
Thomas Nabbes [Nabbs]
First Line:
How poor a thing is man whom death itself
Page No:
p.217
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Randolph's Jealous Lovers
Attributed To:
Thomas Randolph
First Line:
Man is an actor and the world a stage
Page No:
p.217
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Richards's Messalina
Attributed To:
Nathanael Richards
First Line:
Horses get their livings by their backs
Page No:
p.218
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Richard Brome's City Wit
Attributed To:
Richard Brome
First Line:
Man is to man a monster hearted stone
Page No:
p.218
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Richards's Messalina
Attributed To:
Nathanael Richards
First Line:
Much of man's sand through time's wide glass does run
Page No:
p.218
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Baron
Attributed To:
Robert Baron
First Line:
Nor is this lower world but a huge inn
Page No:
p.218
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Howell
Attributed To:
James Howell
First Line:
To study god god's student man was made
Page No:
pp.218-219
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant to Ogilby
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
Mankind upon each other's ruins rise
Page No:
p.219
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir R. Howard's Vestal Virgin
Attributed To:
Sir Robert Howard
First Line:
We worldly folk account him very wise
Page No:
p.219-220
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
What is a man a congregation
Page No:
p.219
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Crown's Darius
Attributed To:
John Crowne
First Line:
For see how many discontented beds
Page No:
p.220
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Daniel's Rosamund
Attributed To:
Samuel Daniel
First Line:
It is a sign that nothing shall assuage
Page No:
p.220
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lilly's Sapho and Phao
Attributed To:
John Lyly
First Line:
O fortunate poor maids that are not forced
Page No:
pp.220-221
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Marston's Sophonisba
Attributed To:
John Marston
First Line:
Tis strange to see the impiety of parents
Page No:
p.220
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Chapman's May-Day
Attributed To:
George Chapman
First Line:
Reverend and honourable matrimony
Page No:
pp.221-222
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Middleton's Phoenix
Attributed To:
Thomas Middleton
First Line:
Some man unworthy to be possessor
Page No:
p.221
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dr. Donne
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Holy ceremonies
Page No:
pp.222-223
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Middleton's Women beware Women
Attributed To:
Thomas Middleton
First Line:
Is it enough to use adulterous thefts
Page No:
p.222
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Middleton's Women beware Women
Attributed To:
Thomas Middleton
First Line:
Fie upon these | Unsanctified matches they make us loath
Page No:
p.223
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid [i.e. Webster's Devil's Law Case]
Attributed To:
John Webster
First Line:
For women's resolutions in such deeds
Page No:
p.223
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Webster's Devil's Law Case
Attributed To:
John Webster
First Line:
How near am I now to a happiness
Page No:
p.223
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid [i.e. Middleton's Women beware Women]
Attributed To:
Thomas Middleton
First Line:
I am that even course that must be kept
Page No:
p.223
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Randolph's Muse's Looking-glass
Attributed To:
Thomas Randolph
First Line:
It is the married woman if you mark it
Page No:
p.223
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Beaumont and Fletcher's Wit at several Weapons
Attributed To:
Francis Beaumont
John Fletcher
First Line:
Who for his wife his harlot doth prefer
Page No:
p.223
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Middleton's Michaelmas-Term
Attributed To:
Thomas Middleton
First Line:
How many shepherds daughters who in duty
Page No:
p.224
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Brown's Pastorals
Attributed To:
William Browne
First Line:
Take thus much of my council marry not
Page No:
p.224
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
what do you think of marriage
Page No:
p.224
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Webster's Dutchess of Malfy
Attributed To:
John Webster
First Line:
Fie this engrossment is but mere conceit
Page No:
p.225
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Baron's Mirza
Attributed To:
Robert Baron
First Line:
The joys of marriage are the heaven on earth
Page No:
p.225
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
John Ford's Broken Heart
Attributed To:
John Ford
First Line:
The wiving vine that bout the friendly elm
Page No:
p.225
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Glapthorne's Albertus Wallenstein
Attributed To:
Henry Glapthorne
First Line:
Tis a fault | That men not guided by the tract of reason
Page No:
p.225
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shirley's Constant Maid
Attributed To:
James Shirley
First Line:
Wedlock to his age will bring him home
Page No:
p.225
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Richard Brome's Damoiselle
Attributed To:
Richard Brome
First Line:
Who weds as I have to enforced sheets
Page No:
p.225
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Wilkin's Miseries of inforced Marriage
Attributed To:
George Wilkins
First Line:
But you will say the comfort of a life
Page No:
pp.226-227
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Randolph
Attributed To:
Thomas Randolph
First Line:
Faith tis no age to be put off
Page No:
p.226
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Main's City Match
Attributed To:
Jasper Mayne
First Line:
Men shall abandon pride and jealousy
Page No:
p.226
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Machen's Dumb Knight
Attributed To:
Lewis Machin
First Line:
The grey eyed morn smiles on the frowning night
Page No:
p.226
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Romeo and Juliet
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
True matrimony's nothing else indeed
Page No:
p.226
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Randolph's Muse's Looking Glass
Attributed To:
Thomas Randolph
First Line:
For wealth has married wealth with youth age joins
Page No:
p.227
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's To one marry'd to an old Usurer
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
I esteem it | No marriage but a well named rape where friends
Page No:
p.227
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Mead's Combat of Love and Friendship
Attributed To:
Robert Mead
First Line:
Our gallant friend
Page No:
p.227
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Suckling
Attributed To:
Sir John Suckling
First Line:
Why is marriage legal
Page No:
p.227
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's cruel Brother
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
And wisely ancients by this needful snare
Page No:
p.228
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Gondibert
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
Marriage is but a church device that would
Page No:
p.228
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
John Tatham's Distracted State
Attributed To:
John Tatham
First Line:
Sir this is the great market of matrimony
Page No:
pp.228-229
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Fane's Love in the Dark
Attributed To:
Sir Francis Fane
First Line:
These marriages in earnest come time enough
Page No:
p.228
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Fane's Love in the Dark
Attributed To:
Sir Francis Fane
First Line:
Men should look with eyes and not
Page No:
pp.229-230
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
E. of Orrery's Guzman
Attributed To:
Roger Boyle
First Line:
The hour of marriage ends the female reign
Page No:
pp.230-231
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Crown's English Fryar
Attributed To:
John Crowne
First Line:
Though your structure be
Page No:
p.230
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Fountain's Rewards of Virtue
Attributed To:
John Fountain
First Line:
An equal master whose sincere intents
Page No:
p.231
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Cartwright
Attributed To:
William Cartwright
First Line:
Ants live safely till they have gotten wings
Page No:
pp.231-232
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lilly's Alexander and Campaspe
Attributed To:
John Lyly
First Line:
By children servants neighbours so esteemed
Page No:
p.231
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Denham
Attributed To:
Sir John Denham
First Line:
Stand who so list for me
Page No:
p.231
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Brandon's Octavia
Attributed To:
Samuel Brandon
First Line:
The master which in passion kills his slave
Page No:
p.231
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Massinger's Unnatural Combat
Attributed To:
Philip Massinger
First Line:
Thou art a ferryman Phao yet
Page No:
p.232
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lylly's Sapho and Phao
Attributed To:
John Lyly
First Line:
We must in passing to our wished ends
Page No:
p.232
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Chapman's First Part of Byron's Conspiracy
Attributed To:
George Chapman
First Line:
Had I been born a servant my low life
Page No:
p.233
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Oh mediocrity | Thou prizeless jewel only mean men have
Page No:
p.233
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Beaumont and Fletcher's Queen of Corinth
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Tell me sweet lord what is't that takes from thee
Page No:
p.233
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's First Part of K. Henry IV.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
I am as melancholy as a gib cat
Page No:
p.234
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's First Part of K. Henry IV
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
I have neither the scholars melancholy
Page No:
p.234
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's As you like it
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
I'll bear me in some strain of melancholy
Page No:
p.234
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Tourneur's Revenger's Tragedy
Attributed To:
Cyril Tourneur
First Line:
Oh melancholy | Who ever yet could sound thy bottom
Page No:
p.234
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Cymbeline
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
That melancholy | Though ending in distraction should work
Page No:
pp.234-235
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Massinger's Duke of Milan
Attributed To:
Philip Massinger
First Line:
This foul melancholy
Page No:
p.234
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Webster's Dutchess of Malfy
Attributed To:
John Webster
First Line:
I have sat with him in his cabin a day together
Page No:
p.235
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Massinger's Unnatural Combat
Attributed To:
Philip Massinger
First Line:
Melancholy is | The root as well of every apish frenzy
Page No:
p.235
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
John Ford's Lover's Melancholy
Attributed To:
John Ford
First Line:
Melancholy | Is not as you conceive an indisposition
Page No:
p.235
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid [i.e. John Ford's Lover's Melancholy]
Attributed To:
John Ford
First Line:
See the strange working of dull melancholy
Page No:
pp.235-236
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Of melancholy | Which some define is weakness in a lord
Page No:
p.236
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Jones's Adrasta
Attributed To:
John Jones
First Line:
Oh it comes over my memory
Page No:
p.236
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Othello
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Remember thee | Ay thou poor ghost while memory holds a seat
Page No:
p.236
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Hamlet
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
This ledger book lies in the brain behind
Page No:
p.236
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir John Davies
Attributed To:
Sir John Davies
First Line:
To these high powers a store house doth pertain
Page No:
p.236
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid [i.e. Sir John Davies]
Attributed To:
Sir John Davies
First Line:
Could her tomb | Stand whilst I lived so long that it might not
Page No:
p.237
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dekker's First Part of the Honest Whore
Attributed To:
Thomas Dekker
First Line:
I remember you not
Page No:
p.237
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Middleton's Michaelmas Term
Attributed To:
Thomas Middleton
First Line:
No man cares for anamestes or remembrance
Page No:
p.237
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
None grow so old
Page No:
pp.237-238
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Denham
Attributed To:
Sir John Denham
First Line:
Had memory been lost with innocence
Page No:
p.238
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Denham
Attributed To:
Sir John Denham
First Line:
Mercy is not itself that oft looks so
Page No:
p.238
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Thou hast almost
Page No:
p.238
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Denham's Sophy
Attributed To:
Sir John Denham
First Line:
Tis necessary he should die
Page No:
p.238
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Timon
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Why all the souls that were were forfeit once
Page No:
p.238
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid [i.e. Shakespear's Measure for Measure]
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Attend our will
Page No:
p.239
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Romeo and Juliet
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Dispense sometime with stern severity
Page No:
pp.239-240
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Daniel's Civil War
Attributed To:
Samuel Daniel
First Line:
If there be nothing worthy you can see
Page No:
p.239
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Underwoods
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
The quality of mercy is not strained
Page No:
p.239
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Merchant of Venice
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Great minds erect their never failing trophies
Page No:
p.240
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Massinger's Emperor of the East
Attributed To:
Philip Massinger
First Line:
If they are gods pity's a banquet to them
Page No:
p.240
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Cartwright's Royal Slave
Attributed To:
William Cartwright
First Line:
Mercy is the highest reach of wit
Page No:
p.240
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lord Brooke's Mustapha
Attributed To:
Fulke Greville
First Line:
Nor takes it from the justice of a prince
Page No:
p.240
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shirley's Gamester
Attributed To:
James Shirley
First Line:
O think think upward on the thrones above
Page No:
pp.240-241
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Siege of Rhodes
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
The greatest attribute of heaven is mercy
Page No:
p.240
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Beaumont and Fletcher's Lovers Progress
Attributed To:
Francis Beaumont
John Fletcher
First Line:
Mercy itself but rarely does bestow
Page No:
p.241
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
E. of Orrery's Tryphon
Attributed To:
Roger Boyle
First Line:
My lord I will use them according to
Page No:
p.241
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Hamlet
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Oh your desert speaks loud and I should wrong it
Page No:
pp.241-242
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Measure for Measure
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
To kill shows fear dares not more fears endure
Page No:
p.241
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Gondibert
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
You bring such clemency as shows you have
Page No:
p.241
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant on the Restauration
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
Ourself have ever vowed to esteem
Page No:
p.242
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid [i.e. Johnson's Cynthia's Revels]
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
Potential merit stands for actual
Page No:
p.242
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Cynthia's Revels
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
So rare are true deservers loved or known
Page No:
p.242
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Chapman's First Part of Byron's Conspiracy
Attributed To:
George Chapman
First Line:
To those all great men friends most frankly prove
Page No:
p.242
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
E. of Sterline's Alexandrean Tragedy
Attributed To:
William Alexander
First Line:
True gold will any trial stand untouched
Page No:
p.242
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Chapman's Second Part of Byron's Conspiracy
Attributed To:
George Chapman
First Line:
His life's example was so true
Page No:
p.243
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Tourneur's Atheist's Tragedy
Attributed To:
Cyril Tourneur
First Line:
O tis base
Page No:
p.243
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Day's Law Tricks
Attributed To:
John Day
First Line:
Seem not too conscious of thy worth nor be
Page No:
pp.243-244
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Randolph
Attributed To:
Thomas Randolph
First Line:
When no fair aspect shineth on deserts
Page No:
p.243
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Aleyn's Poictiers
Attributed To:
Charles Aleyn
First Line:
Why should your fair eyes with such sovereign grace
Page No:
p.243
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Drayton's Ideas
Attributed To:
Michael Drayton
First Line:
For human excellence hath this ill fate
Page No:
p.244
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant to Mr. Benlowes
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
His fate is nobler who deserves but fails
Page No:
p.244
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
E. of Orrery's Black Prince
Attributed To:
Roger Boyle
First Line:
In a base commonwealth
Page No:
p.244
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Crown's Regulus
Attributed To:
John Crowne
First Line:
On my own treasure of desert I live
Page No:
p.244
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Crown's Calisto
Attributed To:
John Crowne
First Line:
Our honours and our commendations be
Page No:
p.244
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Herrick
Attributed To:
Robert Herrick
First Line:
The settled mind is free from fortune's power
Page No:
pp.244-245
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Churchyard in the Mirror for Magistrates
Attributed To:
Thomas Churchyard
First Line:
Who does to merit trust
Page No:
p.244
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Suckling's Sad One
Attributed To:
Sir John Suckling
First Line:
All things received do such proportion take
Page No:
p.245.2
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir John Davies
Attributed To:
Sir John Davies
First Line:
Besides as Homer's gods gainst armies stand
Page No:
p.245
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid [i.e. Sir John Davies]
Attributed To:
Sir John Davies
First Line:
Perhaps something repugnant to her kind
Page No:
pp.245-246
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir John Davies
Attributed To:
Sir John Davies
First Line:
The mind and not the man doth make or mar
Page No:
p.245
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Thomas Blener Hasset in the Mirror for Magistrates
Attributed To:
Thomas Blenerhasset
First Line:
A merrier man
Page No:
p.246
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Love's Labour's Lost
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
From the crown of his head to the sole of
Page No:
p.246
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Much ado about Nothing
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Know sir that the wings
Page No:
p.246
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Beaumont and Fletcher's Elder Brother
Attributed To:
Francis Beaumont
John Fletcher
First Line:
Sick minds are like sick men that burn with fevers
Page No:
p.246
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Poetaster
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
A merry harmless mischief whose relation
Page No:
p.247.5
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Nabbs's Bride
Attributed To:
Thomas Nabbes [Nabbs]
First Line:
Our mirth shall be the quintessence of pleasure
Page No:
p.247
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Marmyon's Antiquary
Attributed To:
Shackerley Marmion
First Line:
See the event this will prove good mirth
Page No:
p.247
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Barrey's Ram-Alley
Attributed To:
Lording Barry
First Line:
Sometimes when my face was full of smiles
Page No:
p.247
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Webster's White Devil
Attributed To:
John Webster
First Line:
Tis mirth that fills the veins with blood
Page No:
p.247
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Beaumont and Fletcher's Knight of the Burning Pestle
Attributed To:
Francis Beaumont
John Fletcher
First Line:
Tis nought but mirth
Page No:
p.247
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid [i.e. Beamont and Fletcher's Knight of the Burning Pestle]
Attributed To:
Francis Beaumont
John Fletcher
First Line:
For he that for himself would ruin all
Page No:
p.248
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lord Brooke's Alaham
Attributed To:
Fulke Greville
First Line:
God can rip up secret mischiefs wrought
Page No:
p.248
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Goltho by nature was of music made
Page No:
p.248
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Gondibert
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
Mischief overflows my thoughts and like a sea
Page No:
p.248
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid [i.e. Lord Brooke's Alaham]
Attributed To:
Fulke Greville
First Line:
Mischief that may be helped is hard to know
Page No:
p.248
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid [i.e. Lord Brooke's Alaham]
Attributed To:
Fulke Greville
First Line:
Now you begin | When crimes are done and past and to be punished
Page No:
p.248
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Volpone
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
Others' mirth | And not mine own it is that feeds me that
Page No:
p.248
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Richard Brome's Antipodes
Attributed To:
Richard Brome
First Line:
They are mandrakes groans and still
Page No:
p.248
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Play-House to be Lett
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
He that may hinder mischief
Page No:
p.249
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Freeman's Imperiale
Attributed To:
Sir Ralph Freeman
First Line:
In mischief there's content
Page No:
p.249
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Nabbs's Bride
Attributed To:
Thomas Nabbes [Nabbs]
First Line:
Mischief against goodness aimed is like a stone
Page No:
p.249
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Beaumont and Flethcer's Queen of Corinth
Attributed To:
Francis Beaumont
John Fletcher
First Line:
Mischief is like the cockatrice's eyes
Page No:
p.249
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid [i.e. Lord Brooke's Mustapha]
Attributed To:
Fulke Greville
First Line:
Mischief while her head shows in a cloud
Page No:
p.249
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lord Brooke's Mustapha
Attributed To:
Fulke Greville
First Line:
Mischiefs | Are like the visits of Franciscan friars
Page No:
p.249
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Webster's Devil's Law Case
Attributed To:
John Webster
First Line:
That dart sure hits which clouds did hide
Page No:
p.249
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Killegrew's Conspiracy
Attributed To:
Henry Killigrew
First Line:
The hidden powers of heaven they make and bend
Page No:
p.249
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid [i.e. Aleyn's Henry VII]
Attributed To:
Charles Aleyn
First Line:
We search for serpents but being found destroy them
Page No:
p.249
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dekker's Match me in London
Attributed To:
Thomas Dekker
First Line:
Whom you do employ
Page No:
p.249
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Aleyn's Henry VII
Attributed To:
Charles Aleyn
First Line:
He jests at scars that never felt a wound
Page No:
p.250
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Romeo and Juliet
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
I have seen sudden starts to mischief grow
Page No:
p.250
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir R. Howard's Vestal Virgin
Attributed To:
Sir Robert Howard
First Line:
If fortune were so firm as she is frail
Page No:
p.250
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Tempestuous fortune hath spent all her spite
Page No:
p.250
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Spenser's Fairy Queen
Attributed To:
Edmund Spenser
First Line:
Tis easy to accuse
Page No:
pp.250-251
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Daniel's Cleopatra
Attributed To:
Samuel Daniel
First Line:
Tis fond to wail inevitable strokes
Page No:
p.250
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Coriolanus
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Where is your ancient courage you were used
Page No:
p.250
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Coriolanus
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
I pray sir deal with men in misery
Page No:
p.251
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Heywood's Royal King
Attributed To:
Thomas Heywood
First Line:
If that a man be thrust into a well
Page No:
p.251
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Webster's Dutchess of Malfy
Attributed To:
John Webster
First Line:
Nothing is a misery
Page No:
p.251
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Beaumont and Fletcher's Honest Man's Fortune
Attributed To:
Francis Beaumont
John Fletcher
First Line:
We lay aside distinctions if our fates
Page No:
p.251
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shirley's Wedding
Attributed To:
James Shirley
First Line:
We worldly men when we see friends and kinsmen
Page No:
p.251
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Massinger's New Way to pay old Debts
Attributed To:
Philip Massinger
First Line:
What power can make me wretched what evil
Page No:
p.251
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Marston's Sophonisba
Attributed To:
John Marston
First Line:
Death waits at home disgrace and ruin here
Page No:
p.252
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Crown's Juliana
Attributed To:
John Crowne
First Line:
From this unhappy place let us fly
Page No:
pp.252-253
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Crown's Andromache
Attributed To:
John Crowne
First Line:
Healthy men | Know how t' afford good counsel unto others
Page No:
p.252
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Henry Burnell's Landgartha
Attributed To:
Henry Burnell
First Line:
Ill luck for speed of all things else is chief
Page No:
p.252
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Brown's Pastoral
Attributed To:
William Browne
First Line:
Misfortune brings | Sorrow enough tis envy to ourselves
Page No:
p.252
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Habbington's Queen of Arragon
Attributed To:
William Habington
First Line:
The disgrace that waits upon misfortune
Page No:
p.252
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Denham's Sophy
Attributed To:
Sir John Denham
First Line:
The thrifty heavens mingle our sweets with gall
Page No:
p.252
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Thomas Rawlins's Rebellion
Attributed To:
Thomas Rawlins
First Line:
Though good things answer many good intents
Page No:
p.252
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Herrick
Attributed To:
Robert Herrick
First Line:
As in some countries far remote from hence
Page No:
pp.253-254
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Drayton's Idea
Attributed To:
Michael Drayton
First Line:
For he that does | Most honour to his mistress well may boast
Page No:
p.253
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Chapman's Caesar and Pompey
Attributed To:
George Chapman
First Line:
Twas told me you were rough and coy and sullen
Page No:
p.253
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid [i.e. Shakespear's Taming of the Shrew]
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Yourself and all the world
Page No:
p.253
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Taming of the Shrew
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Among the gods she hath her place
Page No:
p.254
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
William Hawkins's Apollo Shroving
Attributed To:
William Hawkins
First Line:
Here's a health to her that best deserves
Page No:
pp.254-255
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Nabbs's Covent-Garden
Attributed To:
Thomas Nabbes [Nabbs]
First Line:
You do not know what it is to be a
Page No:
p.254
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shirley's Love's Cruelty
Attributed To:
James Shirley
First Line:
I have a mistress for perfection rare
Page No:
pp.255-256
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Randolph
Attributed To:
Thomas Randolph
First Line:
When she was born nature in sport began
Page No:
p.255
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Brown's Pastorals
Attributed To:
William Browne
First Line:
If when the sun at noon displays
Page No:
p.256
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Carew
Attributed To:
Thomas Carew
First Line:
The soldier that joins conquest to his name
Page No:
pp.256-257
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir Robert Howard
Attributed To:
Sir Robert Howard
First Line:
Men's eyes are dim but women's blind to excellence
Page No:
p.257
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Crown's Ambitious Statesman
Attributed To:
John Crowne
First Line:
Of all flowers methinks a rose is best
Page No:
pp.257-258
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear and Rowley's Two Noble Kinsmen
Attributed To:
William Rowley
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Some fragrant flowers the smell some trees the sight
Page No:
p.257
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Watkins
Attributed To:
Rowland Watkyns
First Line:
A modest silence though't be thought
Page No:
p.258
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Marston's Sophonisba
Attributed To:
John Marston
First Line:
I ask that I might waken reverence
Page No:
p.258
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Troilus and Cressida
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Strange cross in nature purest virgin shame
Page No:
p.258
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Chapman's Revenge of Bussy D'ambois
Attributed To:
George Chapman
First Line:
You are so bashful
Page No:
pp.258-259
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Beaumont and Fletcher's Wit without Money
Attributed To:
Francis Beaumont
John Fletcher
First Line:
If I do shun you tis
Page No:
p.259
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Suckling's Aglaura
Attributed To:
Sir John Suckling
First Line:
O useless shame officious bashfulness
Page No:
p.259
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Gondibert
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
What is't you doubt her coyness that's but the
Page No:
p.259
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Webster's White Devil
Attributed To:
John Webster
First Line:
I could wish that everything I touched might
Page No:
pp.260-261
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lilly's Mydas
Attributed To:
John Lyly
First Line:
Still you recoil like the chaste indian plant
Page No:
p.260
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Love and Honour
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
Neither a borrower nor a lender be
Page No:
p.261
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Hamlet
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
O thou sweet king killer and dear divorce
Page No:
p.261
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Timon
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Come forth state and wonder
Page No:
p.262
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Staple of News
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
That I might live alone once with my gold
Page No:
p.262
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson his Case is alter'd
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
What is here | Gold yellow glittering precious gold
Page No:
p.262
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Timon
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Divine money the soul of all things sublunary
Page No:
pp.263-264
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shirley's Bird in a Cage
Attributed To:
James Shirley
First Line:
Money thou bane of bliss and source of woe
Page No:
p.263
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Herbert
Attributed To:
George Herbert
First Line:
Oh powerful gold whose influence doth win
Page No:
p.263
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Goffe's Raging Turk
Attributed To:
Thomas Goffe [Gough]
First Line:
Pray sir what turned you turk
Page No:
p.263
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dauborne's Christian turn'd Turk
Attributed To:
Robert Daborne
First Line:
Puissant gold red earth at first made man
Page No:
p.263
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Aleyn's Henry VII
Attributed To:
Charles Aleyn
First Line:
These are the stars the ministers of fate
Page No:
p.263
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Tourneur's Atheist's Tragedy
Attributed To:
Cyril Tourneur
First Line:
And many ready hands she straight doth find
Page No:
pp.264-265
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Daniel's Civil War
Attributed To:
Samuel Daniel
First Line:
Gold is of use to every sort of knave
Page No:
p.264
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Crown's Ambitious Statesman
Attributed To:
John Crowne
First Line:
See what money can do that can change
Page No:
p.264
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Richard Brome's Weeding of Covent-Garden
Attributed To:
Richard Brome
First Line:
By this the northern waggoner had set
Page No:
p.265
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Spenser's Fairy Queen
Attributed To:
Edmund Spenser
First Line:
From whence it proceeds
Page No:
p.265
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Massinger's Bondman
Attributed To:
Philip Massinger
First Line:
Woe to the worldly men whose covetous
Page No:
p.265
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Bishop King
Attributed To:
Henry King
First Line:
At last the golden oriental gate
Page No:
p.266
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Spenser's Fairy Queen
Attributed To:
Edmund Spenser
First Line:
How bloodily the sun begins to peer
Page No:
p.266
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's First Part of King Henry IV.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
It is methinks a morning full of fate
Page No:
p.266
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Catiline
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
Look the morn in russet mantle clad
Page No:
p.266
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Hamlet
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
See how the morning opes her golden gates
Page No:
p.266
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Third Part of King Henry VI
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The glow worm shows the matin to be near
Page No:
p.266
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid [i.e. Shakespear's Hamlet]
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Yon grey lines
Page No:
p.266
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
'Shakespear's Julius Caesar
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Is not yon gleam the shuddering morn that flakes
Page No:
p.267
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Marston's First Part of Antonio and Melida
Attributed To:
John Marston
First Line:
Now gins the fair dew-dabbling blushing morn
Page No:
pp.267-268
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Hawkins's Apollo Shroving
Attributed To:
William Hawkins
First Line:
See the dapple grey coursers of the morn
Page No:
p.267
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Marston's Second Part of Antonio and Melida
Attributed To:
John Marston
First Line:
Stay o sweet and do not rise
Page No:
p.267
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dr. Donne
Attributed To:
John Donne
First Line:
Yet hath the morning sprinkled through the clouds
Page No:
p.267
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Chapman's Humorous Day's Mirth
Attributed To:
George Chapman
First Line:
See Aurora puts on her crimson blush
Page No:
p.268
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lewis Sharp's Noble Stranger
Attributed To:
Lewis Sharpe
First Line:
The muses friend grey eyed aurora
Page No:
p.268
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Brown's Pastorals
Attributed To:
William Browne
First Line:
Besides another motive doth arise
Page No:
pp.269-270
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir John Davies
Attributed To:
Sir John Davies
First Line:
By this the choristers of the wood did shake
Page No:
p.269
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Baron
Attributed To:
Robert Baron
First Line:
Now night by grief neglected hastes away
Page No:
p.269
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Gondibert
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
The morn begins her glory in the east
Page No:
p.269
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Play-House to be lett
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
The rosy fingered morn did there disclose
Page No:
p.269
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid [i.e. Baron]
Attributed To:
Robert Baron
First Line:
If I don't do the mourner as lively
Page No:
p.270
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Chapman's Widow's Tears
Attributed To:
George Chapman
First Line:
This strain of mourning with sepulchre like
Page No:
pp.270-271
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Chapman's Widow's Tears
Attributed To:
George Chapman
First Line:
At your banquets | When I am gone if any chance to number
Page No:
p.271
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid [i.e. Beaumont and Fletcher's Valentinian]
Attributed To:
Francis Beaumont
John Fletcher
First Line:
For blacks are often such dissembling mourners
Page No:
pp.271-272
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Massinger, Middleton, and Rowley's Old Law
Attributed To:
Thomas Middleton
Philip Massinger
First Line:
We all must die | And leave our selves it matters not where when
Page No:
p.271
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Beaumont and Fletcher's Valentinian
Attributed To:
Francis Beaumont
John Fletcher
First Line:
But people's voice is neither shame nor praise
Page No:
p.272
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
He who wears blacks and mourns not for the dead
Page No:
p.272
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Herrick
Attributed To:
Robert Herrick
First Line:
I rushed amongst the thickest of their crowds
Page No:
pp.272-273
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Marlo's Lust's Dominion
Attributed To:
Christopher Marlowe
First Line:
Mourn as thou pleasest for me plainness shows
Page No:
p.272
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Cartwright's Ordinary
Attributed To:
William Cartwright
First Line:
They truly mourn that mourn without a witness
Page No:
p.272
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Baron's Mirza
Attributed To:
Robert Baron
First Line:
To mourn for we know not whom and when
Page No:
p.272
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Jones's Adrasta
Attributed To:
John Jones
First Line:
Why should your closer mournings more be worn
Page No:
p.272
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Gondibert
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
The commonwealth is sick of their own choice
Page No:
pp.273-274
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Second Part of King Henry IV
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
There have been many great men that have flattered
Page No:
p.273
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Coriolanus
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
What would ye have ye curs
Page No:
p.273
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid [i.e. Shakespear's Coriolanus]
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
For the rumour | As it grows bigger will incense the multitude
Page No:
p.274
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Nabbs's Unfortunate Mother
Attributed To:
Thomas Nabbes [Nabbs]
First Line:
This common body
Page No:
p.274
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Antony and Cleopatra
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Who trusts their idle murmur
Page No:
p.274
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Goffe's Orestes
Attributed To:
Thomas Goffe [Gough]
First Line:
But this rough tide the meeting multitude
Page No:
p.275
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Gondibert
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
Hast thou not seen the ragged multitude
Page No:
p.275
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
W. Hemmings's Jews Tragedy
Attributed To:
William Heminges [Heming]
First Line:
The giddy multitude who never fear
Page No:
pp.275-276
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Crown's Charles VIII. of France
Attributed To:
John Crowne
First Line:
The multitude which cannot one thing long
Page No:
p.275
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Horror pursues the homicide's sad soul
Page No:
p.276
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
O horror horror horror
Page No:
pp.276-277
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Macbeth
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
She must die else she'll betray more men
Page No:
p.276
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Othello
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Stars hide your fires
Page No:
p.276
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Macbeth
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Blood though it sleep a time yet never dies
Page No:
p.277
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Chapman's Widow's tears
Attributed To:
George Chapman
First Line:
See how the blood is settled in his face
Page No:
p.277
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Second Part of King Henry VI
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Who finds the heifer dead and bleeding fresh
Page No:
p.277
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid [i.e. Shakespear's Second Part of King Henry VI]
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Blood hath strange organs to discourse withal
Page No:
pp.278-279
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Gomersall's Lodovick Sforza
Attributed To:
Robert Gomersall
First Line:
Murder is open mouthed and as the sea
Page No:
p.278
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Mason's Muleasses
Attributed To:
John Mason
First Line:
Murder itself is past all expiation
Page No:
p.278
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Goffe's Orestes
Attributed To:
Thomas Goffe [Gough]
First Line:
There's great suspicion of the murder
Page No:
p.278
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Webster's White Devil
Attributed To:
John Webster
First Line:
When murderers shut deeds close this curse does seal them
Page No:
p.278
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Tourneur's Revenger's Tragedy
Attributed To:
Cyril Tourneur
First Line:
And those who to themselves loved life deny
Page No:
p.279
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Siege of Rhodes
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
To be or not to be that is the question
Page No:
pp.279-280
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Hamlet
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Who by blood offends
Page No:
p.279
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Randolph's Amyntas
Attributed To:
Thomas Randolph
First Line:
Let's reason with the worst that may befall
Page No:
p.280
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Julius Caesar
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
The gods avert from every Roman mind
Page No:
pp.280-281
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Chapman's Caesar and Pompey
Attributed To:
George Chapman
First Line:
I'll make myself in a capacity
Page No:
pp.282-283
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shirley's Contention of Ajax and Ulysses
Attributed To:
James Shirley
First Line:
This roman resolution of self-murder
Page No:
p.282
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Massinger's Maid of Honour
Attributed To:
Philip Massinger
First Line:
What more speaks | Greatness of man than valiant patience
Page No:
p.282
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Beaumont and Fletcher's Honest Man's Fortune
Attributed To:
Francis Beaumont
John Fletcher
First Line:
This strong desire of death that hath possessed
Page No:
p.283
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Jones's Adrasta
Attributed To:
John Jones
First Line:
What may not man unlock this cabinet
Page No:
pp.283-285
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
I cannot leave thee to
Page No:
p.285
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Distresses
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
Self murder that infernal crime
Page No:
pp.285-286
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Fane's Sacrifice
Attributed To:
Sir Francis Fane
First Line:
Each thing by nature tendeth to the same
Page No:
p.286
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Phaer in the Mirror for Magistrates
Attributed To:
Thomas Phaer [Phayer]
First Line:
For nature crescent does not grow alone
Page No:
p.286
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Hamlet
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Oh noble strain | O worthiness of nature breed of greatness
Page No:
p.286
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
'Shakespear's Cymbeline
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
For it follows well
Page No:
p.287
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Tourneur's Atheist's Tragedy
Attributed To:
Cyril Tourneur
First Line:
Nature hath made nothing so base but can
Page No:
p.287
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Aleyn's Crescey
Attributed To:
Charles Aleyn
First Line:
Nature is impartial
Page No:
p.287
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Nabbs's Tottenham-Court
Attributed To:
Thomas Nabbes [Nabbs]
First Line:
Nature is motion's mother
Page No:
p.287
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Masques
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
Nor let us say some things gainst nature be
Page No:
pp.287-288
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
May's Henry II
Attributed To:
Thomas May
First Line:
What nature lent
Page No:
p.287
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lord Brooke's Alaham
Attributed To:
Fulke Greville
First Line:
Heaven study more in nature than in schools
Page No:
p.288
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Gondibert
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
Nature is so kind
Page No:
p.288
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Prologue to Sir R. Howard's Indian Queen
Attributed To:
Sir Robert Howard
First Line:
Nature's an ocean endlessly profound
Page No:
p.288
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Crown's Second Part of the Destruction of Jerusalem
Attributed To:
John Crowne
First Line:
There nature wanton was and the high way
Page No:
p.288
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Baron
Attributed To:
Robert Baron
First Line:
Tis the first sanction nature gave to man
Page No:
p.288
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Denham
Attributed To:
Sir John Denham
First Line:
Wise nature from this face of ground
Page No:
p.288
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Drayton's Barons Wars
Attributed To:
Michael Drayton
First Line:
By armies stowed in fleets exhausted Spain
Page No:
p.289
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Siege of Rhodes
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
For this effectual day his art revealed
Page No:
pp.289-290
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Gondibert
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
Fatal necessity is never known
Page No:
p.290
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lord Brooke's Mustapha
Attributed To:
Fulke Greville
First Line:
The art of our necessities is strange
Page No:
p.290
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's King Lear
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Tis necessity | To which the gods must yield and I obey
Page No:
p.290
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Beaumont and Fletcher's False One
Attributed To:
Francis Beaumont
John Fletcher
First Line:
For though that tales be told that hope might geed
Page No:
p.291
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Cavil in the Mirror for Magistrates
Attributed To:
H. Cavell
First Line:
Those men are fools
Page No:
p.291
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Beaumont and Fletcher's Captain
Attributed To:
Francis Beaumont
John Fletcher
First Line:
Tis some man's luck to keep the joys he likes
Page No:
p.291
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Middleton's Women beware Women
Attributed To:
Thomas Middleton
First Line:
When a needs must commands us to begin
Page No:
p.291
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Aleyn's Poictiers
Attributed To:
Charles Aleyn
First Line:
When fear admits no hope of safety then
Page No:
p.291
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Herrick
Attributed To:
Robert Herrick
First Line:
Yet the first bringer of unwelcome news
Page No:
p.291
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Second Part of King Henry IV
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
And as dire thunder rolling over heaven's vault
Page No:
p.292
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Gondibert
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
Ill news hath wings and with the wind doth go
Page No:
p.292
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Drayton's Barons Wars
Attributed To:
Michael Drayton
First Line:
Ill news like a contagion spreads too fast
Page No:
p.292
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dover's Roman Generals
Attributed To:
John Dover
First Line:
Midnight was come when every vital thing
Page No:
pp.292-293
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
E. of Dorset in the Mirror for Magistrates
Attributed To:
Thomas Sackville
First Line:
Why tenderst thou that paper to me with
Page No:
p.292
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Cymbeline
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Fair eldest child of love thou spotless night
Page No:
p.293
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Marloe's Lust's Dominion
Attributed To:
Christopher Marlowe
First Line:
Gallop apace you fiery footed steeds
Page No:
pp.293-294
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Romeo and Juliet
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
When griesly night with visage deadly sad
Page No:
p.293
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Spenser's Fairy Queen
Attributed To:
Edmund Spenser
First Line:
Who can express the horror of that night
Page No:
p.293
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Brandon's Octavia
Attributed To:
Samuel Brandon
First Line:
Dark night that from the eye his function takes
Page No:
p.294
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Midsummer-Night's Dream
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
For night hath many eyes
Page No:
p.294
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Sejanus
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
Now silent night in pitchy vapours clad
Page No:
p.294
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
E. of Sterline's Darius
Attributed To:
William Alexander
First Line:
The sullen night had her black curtain spread
Page No:
pp.294-295
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Drayton's Barons Wars
Attributed To:
Michael Drayton
First Line:
Now barks the wolf against the full cheeked moon
Page No:
p.295
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Marston's Second Part of Antonio and Mellida
Attributed To:
John Marston
First Line:
The night doth summon all to sleep
Page No:
p.295
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Drayton's Ideas
Attributed To:
Michael Drayton
First Line:
If every trick were told that's dealt by night
Page No:
p.296
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Tourneur's Revenger's Tragedy
Attributed To:
Cyril Tourneur
First Line:
See the heavy clouds low falling
Page No:
p.296
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Beaumont and Fletcher's Faithful Shepherdess
Attributed To:
Francis Beaumont
John Fletcher
First Line:
Soul lurk in shades and shun the lightsome skies
Page No:
p.296
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Marston's Malecontent
Attributed To:
John Marston
First Line:
Stand night upon thy noonstead and attend
Page No:
pp.296-297
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Mason's Muleasses
Attributed To:
John Mason
First Line:
For there's no difference twixt the king and clown
Page No:
pp.297-298
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Night that doth basely keep the door of sin
Page No:
p.297
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The sable mantle of the silent night
Page No:
p.297
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Brown's Pastorals
Attributed To:
William Browne
First Line:
Night's silent reign had robbed the world of light
Page No:
p.298
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
May's Continuation of Lucan
Attributed To:
Thomas May
First Line:
Those who the greatest wanderer are
Page No:
p.298
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Siege of Rhodes
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
Yonder's the night too stealing away
Page No:
p.298
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Suckling's Goblins
Attributed To:
Sir John Suckling
First Line:
It most behoves the honourable race
Page No:
p.299
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Spenser's Tears of the Muses
Attributed To:
Edmund Spenser
First Line:
Ne do they care to have the ancestry
Page No:
p.299
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Spenser, Ibid
Attributed To:
Edmund Spenser
First Line:
What doth avail to have a princely place
Page No:
p.299
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
They are the breathing sepulchres of nobleness
Page No:
pp.300-301
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Chapman's Revenge of Bussy D'ambois
Attributed To:
George Chapman
First Line:
Why are we rich or great except to show
Page No:
p.300
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Underwood
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
Idle regards of greatness he did scorn
Page No:
pp.301-302
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Drayton's Robert Duke of Normandy
Attributed To:
Michael Drayton
First Line:
Though we come not to plead our birthright here
Page No:
p.301
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
E. of Sterline's Alexandrean Tragedy
Attributed To:
William Alexander
First Line:
Before that Aulicus was made a lord
Page No:
p.302
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Quarles
Attributed To:
Francis Quarles
First Line:
It is great sin to swear unto a sin
Page No:
p.302
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Second Part of K. Henry VI
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Thou an earl | Why thou enjoyst as much of happiness
Page No:
p.302
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
John Ford's Perkin Warbeck
Attributed To:
John Ford
First Line:
Begone I say the gods have heard me swear
Page No:
p.303
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Troilus and Cressida
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
It was an ill oath better broke than kept
Page No:
p.303
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Tateham's Rump
Attributed To:
John Tatham
First Line:
Sir I beseech you say not your oaths were such
Page No:
p.303
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Wilkins's Miseries of enforced Marriage
Attributed To:
George Wilkins
First Line:
Though we need nothing to strengthen
Page No:
p.303
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Killegrew's Conspiracy
Attributed To:
Henry Killigrew
First Line:
We will have his oath you have my solemn oath
Page No:
p.303
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Crown's Regulus
Attributed To:
John Crowne
First Line:
And while none dare show kings they go amiss
Page No:
p.304
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid [i.e.'Lord Brooke's Mustapha]
Attributed To:
Fulke Greville
First Line:
Before we knew not
Page No:
p.304
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
May's Cleopatra
Attributed To:
Thomas May
First Line:
For as we see when sickness deeply root
Page No:
p.304
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lord Brooke's Mustapha
Attributed To:
Fulke Greville
First Line:
Next in order sad old age we found
Page No:
pp.304-305
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
E. of Dorset in the Mirror for Magistrates
Attributed To:
Thomas Sackville
First Line:
The king must rule and we must learn t'obey
Page No:
p.304
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear and Rowley's Birth of Merlin
Attributed To:
William Rowley
William Shakespeare
First Line:
For age with shame of youths fond deeds struck blind
Page No:
p.305
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
It is as proper to our age
Page No:
p.305
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Hamlet
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Kind keepers of my weak decaying age
Page No:
p.305
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's First Part of K. Henry VI
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
On a grey head age was authority
Page No:
pp.305-306
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Every Man in his Humour
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
These old fellows
Page No:
p.305
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Timon
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Good feeble king he could not do much harm
Page No:
p.306
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Drayton's Mary the French Queen to D. of Suffolk
Attributed To:
Michael Drayton
First Line:
Have we no brain
Page No:
p.306
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Marston's Fawn
Attributed To:
John Marston
First Line:
I'm reading sir of a short treatise here
Page No:
pp.306-307
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Beaumont and Fletcher's Humourous Lieutenant
Attributed To:
Francis Beaumont
John Fletcher
First Line:
The other are considerations
Page No:
p.306
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Silent Woman
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
What dost thou stand on this that he is old
Page No:
p.306
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Daniel's Rosamund
Attributed To:
Samuel Daniel
First Line:
His snowy age o old Andronicus
Page No:
pp.307-308
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Cacilius vainly said each day we spend
Page No:
pp.308-309
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Denham
Attributed To:
Sir John Denham
First Line:
Cheerful his age not tedious or severe
Page No:
p.308
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant to the Countess of Carlisle
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
I know not what this old man is like unless
Page No:
p.308
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
In age to wish for youth is full as vain
Page No:
p.309
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid [i.e. Denham]
Attributed To:
Sir John Denham
First Line:
Th'art yet in thy green May twenty seven summers
Page No:
p.309
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Davenport's King John and Matilda
Attributed To:
Robert Davenport
First Line:
We happier are than they who but desired
Page No:
p.309
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid [i.e. Denham]
Attributed To:
Sir John Denham
First Line:
When I reflect on age I find there are
Page No:
p.309
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid [i.e. Denham]
Attributed To:
Sir John Denham
First Line:
My father's old what then age like a caterpillar
Page No:
p.310
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Crown's Ambitious Statesman
Attributed To:
John Crowne
First Line:
O malecontent seducing guest
Page No:
p.310
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Daniel's Cleopatra
Attributed To:
Samuel Daniel
First Line:
Oh sir my reason is not dim with age
Page No:
p.310
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Crown's Thyestes
Attributed To:
John Crowne
First Line:
Opinion the blind goddess of fools foe
Page No:
p.310
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Chapman's Widow's Tears
Attributed To:
George Chapman
First Line:
Opinion's but a fool that makes us scan
Page No:
p.310
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Pericles
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Whilst great men do as tossed on th' ocean groan
Page No:
pp.310-311
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
E. of Sterline's Alexandrean Tragedy
Attributed To:
William Alexander
First Line:
How can you rest where power is still alarmed
Page No:
p.311
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant to the King
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
Let not opinion make thy judgment err
Page No:
p.311
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Opinion is that high and mighty dame
Page No:
p.311
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Howel
Attributed To:
James Howell
First Line:
There's nothing simply good or ill alone
Page No:
p.311
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dr. Donne
Attributed To:
John Donne
First Line:
Who gets th' opinion of a virtuous name
Page No:
p.311
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Middleton's Mad World my Masters
Attributed To:
Thomas Middleton
First Line:
Opportunity to statesmen is as the just degree
Page No:
p.312
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Suckling's Brennoralt
Attributed To:
Sir John Suckling
First Line:
Secureful thoughts do foster fond delay
Page No:
p.312
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
There is a certain season if we hit
Page No:
p.312
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Beaumont and Fletcher's Valentinian
Attributed To:
Francis Beaumont
John Fletcher
First Line:
There is a tide in the affairs of men
Page No:
p.312
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Julius Caesar
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
We must abide our opportunity
Page No:
p.312
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Sejanus
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson