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The third and last volume of the works of Mr Abraham Cowley [T133360]

DMI number:
398
Aliases
Second and third parts of the works of Cowley.
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Evidence:
Publication Date:
1708
Volume Number:
3 of 3
ESTC number:
T133360
EEBO/ECCO link:
CW110929130
Shelfmark:
BOD - Tanner 813
Full Title:
The [g]Third[/g] and [g]Last[/g] Volume | OF THE | WORKS | OF | Mr.[i]Abraham Cowley[/i]: | BEING | The [i]Second[/i] and [i]Third[/i] Parts thereof: | [i]Adorn'd with Proper and Elegant[/i] CUTS. | [rule] | PART II. | What was written and publish'd by | Himself ; Now Reprinted together. | [g]The Eighth Edition.[/g] | [rule] | PART III. | His [i]Six Books[/i] of PLANTS, | The [i]First[/i] and [i]Second[/i] of [g]Herbs.[/g] | The [i]Third[/i] and [i]Fourth[/i] of [g]Flowers.[/g] | The [i]Fifth[/i] and [i]Sixth[/i] of [g]Trees.[/g] | [i]Made[/i] English [i]by several celebrated Hands[/i]. | [rule] | With necessary TABLES, and divers Poems | of eminent Persons, in praise of the Author. | [rule] | [i]LONDON[/i]: | Printed for [g]Charles Harper[/g], at the [i]Flower-de-luce[/i] | over against S. [i]Dunstan[/i]'s Church, [i]Fleetstreet[/i]. 1708.
Place of Publication:
London
Format:
Octavo
Pagination:
[16], [1]-207, [208]-[240], 241-495, [9]pp.
Bibliographic details:
Name 'Thom. Tanner.' written on title page of Bod Tanner 813. Plates: Frontispiece and facing title page and pp. 1, 27, 241. Several sections have separate titlepages. Separate title page for the Books of Plants, p.209: The THIRD Part | OF THE | WORKS | OF | Mr.[i]Abraham Cowley[/i]: | Being his [g]Six Books[/g] of | PLANTS, | The [i]First[/i] and [i]Second[/i] of [g]Herbs.[/i] | The [i]Third[/i] and [i]Fourth[/i] of [g]Flowers.[/g] | The [i]Fifth[/i] and [i]Sixth[/i] of [g]Trees.[/g] | Made [i]English[/i] by several celebrated Hands. | [rule] | With a Necessary INDEX. | [rule] | [g]The[/g] Third [g]Edition.[/g] | [double rule] | [i]LONDON[/i]: | Printed for [g]Charles Harper,[/g] at the [i]Flower-de-luce[/i] | over against S. [i]Dunstan's[/i] Church, [i]Fleetstreet[/i]. 1708.
Comments:
Contents: Play of 'Loves Riddle' pp.65-144; Play of 'Naufragium Joculare' pp.145-203.
Other matter:
Prefatory matter: Part II: The Booksellers to the Reader [2pp.]; Dedication to the 'Ld Bishop of Lincoln, and Dean of Westminster' signed Abraham Cowley [1p.]; prose 'To the Reader' signed Abraham Cowley [1p.]; verse 'To the Reader' signed 'Abr. Cowley' [1p.]; poems to the memory of Cowley [8]pp.; Contents [1]p. Prefatory matter: Part III: Dedication to 'His Grace Charles, Duke of Somerset' signed 'N. Tate' pp.[211]-[214]; 'To the Reader' signed 'N. Tate' pp.[215]-[224]; 'The Author's Preface to his First Two Books of Plants' pp.[225]-[235]; 'Epitaphium' p.[236]; Author's Epitaph p.[237]; Epitaph to frontipiece to this book p.[238]; list of translators [1p.] Back matter: 'Index to the Plants' [8]pp.; Advertisement for books printed and sold by Charles Harper [1]p.
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The second and third parts of the works of Mr Abraham Cowley. Now made English by several hands (Vol. I). [R2177]
Publication Date:
1700
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R2177
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1 of 2
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The second and third parts of the works of Mr Abraham Cowley. Now made English by several hands (Vol. II). [EEBO] [R2177]
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R2177
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2 of 2
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Publication Date:
1721
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T133363
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Title:
The second and third parts of the works of Mr Abraham Cowley [Parts II and III] [ESTC R21164]
Publication Date:
1689
ESTC No:
R21164
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2 of 2
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Title:
The third and last volume of the works of Mr. Abraham Cowley [T133364]
Publication Date:
1711
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T133364
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3 of 3
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Related People
Dedicatee:
Charles Seymour
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Part III dedicated to 'His Grace Charles, Duke of Somerset'.
Dedicatee:
John Williams
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Part II dedicated to 'John, Ld Bishop of Lincoln and Dean of Westminster'.
Editor:
Nahum Tate
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Dedication and address to the reader in part III signed by Tate.
Publisher:
Charles Harper
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
'Printed for Charles Harper, at the Flower-de-luce over against S. Dunstan's Church, Fleetstreet'
Content/Publication
First Line:
I called the buskined muse Melpomene
Page No:
sig. A4r
Poem Title:
To the Reader.
Attribution:
Abr. Cowley
Attributed To:
Abraham Cowley
First Line:
To fertile wits and plants of fruitful kind
Page No:
[2pp.]
Poem Title:
To the Memory of the Author.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When young Alcides in his cradle lay
Page No:
[4pp.]
Poem Title:
On Mr. Cowley's Juvenile Poems, and the Translation of his Plantarum. A Pindarique.
Attribution:
S. Wesley
Attributed To:
Samuel Wesley
First Line:
With artless hand and much disordered mind
Page No:
[3pp.]
Poem Title:
To the Memory of the Incomparable Mr. Cowley.
Attribution:
Tho. Flatman
Attributed To:
Thomas Flatman
First Line:
I sing two constant lovers various fate
Page No:
pp.1-22
Poem Title:
Constantia And Philetus.
Attribution:
Collected under Cowley's name
Attributed To:
Abraham Cowley
First Line:
Sir | My childish muse is in her spring and yet
Page No:
p.25
Poem Title:
To the Right Worshipful, my very Loving Master Mr. Lambert Osbolston, Chief Master of Westminster-School.
Attribution:
Abr. Cowley.
Attributed To:
Abraham Cowley
First Line:
When Babylon's high walls erected were
Page No:
pp.27-34
Poem Title:
Piramus And Thisbe.
Attribution:
Collected under Cowley's name
Attributed To:
Abraham Cowley
First Line:
Phoebus expelled by the approaching night
Page No:
pp.35-40
Poem Title:
Sylva, &c. A Dream of Elysium.
Attribution:
By ABR. COWLEY. Signed 'A. C.'
Attributed To:
Abraham Cowley
First Line:
Great Charles there stop ye trumpeters of fame
Page No:
pp.40-41
Poem Title:
On His Majesty's Return out of Scotland.
Attribution:
Collected under Cowley's name
Attributed To:
Abraham Cowley
First Line:
Hence clouded looks hence briny tears
Page No:
p.42
Poem Title:
A Song on the same.
Attribution:
Collected under Cowley's name
Attributed To:
Abraham Cowley
First Line:
Lest the misjudging world should chance to say
Page No:
pp.42-45
Poem Title:
The Wish.
Attribution:
Collected under Cowley's name
Attributed To:
Abraham Cowley
First Line:
Westminster Hall a friend and I agreed
Page No:
pp.45-47
Poem Title:
A Poetical Revenge.
Attribution:
Collected under Cowley's name
Attributed To:
Abraham Cowley
First Line:
If I should say that in your face were seen
Page No:
pp.47-48
Poem Title:
To the Dutchess of Buckingham.
Attribution:
Collected under Cowley's name
Attributed To:
Abraham Cowley
First Line:
I love for that upon the wings of fame
Page No:
pp.48-49
Poem Title:
To his very much honoured Godfather, Mr. A. B.
Attribution:
Collected under Cowley's name
Attributed To:
Abraham Cowley
First Line:
And must these waters smile again and play
Page No:
pp.49-51
Poem Title:
An Elegy on the Death of John Littleton, Esq; Son and Heir to Sir Thomas Littleton, who was drowned leaping into the Water to save his younger Brother.
Attribution:
Collected under Cowley's name
Attributed To:
Abraham Cowley
First Line:
The infernal sisters did a council call
Page No:
pp.51-52
Poem Title:
On the Death of the Right Honourable Dudley Lord Carleton, Viscount Dorchester, late Secretary of State.
Attribution:
Abr. Cowley.
Attributed To:
Abraham Cowley
First Line:
It was decreed by steadfast destiny
Page No:
pp.52-53
Poem Title:
On the Death of my Loving Friend and Cousin, Mr. Ric. Clarke, late of Lincolns-Inn, Gent.
Attribution:
Collected under Cowley's name and signed 'A. C.'
Attributed To:
Abraham Cowley
First Line:
Once thou rejoicedst and rejoice for ever
Page No:
pp.53-55
Poem Title:
A Translation of Verses upon the Blessed Virgin, written in Latin by the Right Worshipful Dr. A.
Attribution:
Collected under Cowley's name
Attributed To:
Abraham Cowley
First Line:
Tis not a pyramid of marble stone
Page No:
pp.56-57
Poem Title:
On the Praise of Poetry.
Attribution:
Collected under Cowley's name
Attributed To:
Abraham Cowley
First Line:
Why oh doth gaudy Tagus ravish thee
Page No:
pp.57-58
Poem Title:
That a Pleasant Poverty is to be preferr'd before Discontented Riches.
Attribution:
Collected under Cowley's name
Attributed To:
Abraham Cowley
First Line:
Tyrian dye why do you wear
Page No:
pp.58-59
Poem Title:
To his Mistress.
Attribution:
Collected under Cowley's name
Attributed To:
Abraham Cowley
First Line:
Leave off unfit complaints and clear
Page No:
pp.59-60
Poem Title:
On the Uncertainty of Fortune. A Translation.
Attribution:
Collected under Cowley's name
Attributed To:
Abraham Cowley
First Line:
Cursed be that wretch death's factor sure who brought
Page No:
pp.60-61
Poem Title:
In Commendation of the Time we live in, under the Reign of our Gracious King Charles II.
Attribution:
Collected under Cowley's name
Attributed To:
Abraham Cowley
First Line:
Mark that swift arrow how it cuts the air
Page No:
pp.61-62
Poem Title:
Upon the Shortness of Man's Life.
Attribution:
Collected under Cowley's name
Attributed To:
Abraham Cowley
First Line:
Nichols my better self forbear
Page No:
pp.62-63
Poem Title:
An Answer to an Invitation to Cambridge.
Attribution:
Collected under Cowley's name
Attributed To:
Abraham Cowley
First Line:
Come poetry and with you bring along
Page No:
pp.63-64
Poem Title:
To a Lady who desired a Song of Mr. Cowley, he presented this following.
Attribution:
Collected under Cowley's name
Attributed To:
Abraham Cowley
First Line:
This latter age the lees of time has known
Page No:
p.67
Poem Title:
To the truly Worthy and Noble Sir Kenelm Digby, Kt
Attribution:
A. Cowley.
Attributed To:
Abraham Cowley
First Line:
The author bid me tell you --- faith I have
Page No:
p.144
Poem Title:
Epilogue, Spoken by Alupis
Attribution:
Collected under Cowley's name
Attributed To:
Abraham Cowley
First Line:
More poetry you'll cry dost thou return
Page No:
pp.235-236
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Collected under Cowley's name
Attributed To:
Abraham Cowley
First Line:
Here passenger beneath this shed
Page No:
p.238
Poem Title:
The Author's Epitaph upon himself yet alive, but withdrawn from the busie World to a Country-Life; to be supposed written on his House.
Attribution:
The Author's Epitaph [i.e. Cowley] upon himself
Attributed To:
Abraham Cowley
First Line:
While through the world thy labours shine
Page No:
p.239
Poem Title:
The Epitaph in the Frontispiece of this Book transcrib'd from the Author's Tomb in Westminster-Abby, attempted in English. Here under lies Abraham Cowley, The Pindar, Horace, and the Virgil Of the English Nation.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Life's lowest but far greatest sphere I sing
Page No:
pp.241-243
Poem Title:
Of Plants. Book I.
Attribution:
By J. O.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
To know my virtues briefly you in vain
Page No:
pp.243-246
Poem Title:
Betony.
Attribution:
By J. O.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
I being the chief of all the hairy state
Page No:
pp.246-248
Poem Title:
Maiden-Hair, or Venus-Hair.
Attribution:
By J. O.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Sage who by many virtues gainest renown
Page No:
pp.249-251
Poem Title:
Sage.
Attribution:
By J. O.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Hence cares my constant troublesome company
Page No:
pp.251-252
Poem Title:
Baum.
Attribution:
By J. O.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
A malady there is that runs through all
Page No:
pp.252-255
Poem Title:
Scurvy-Grass.
Attribution:
By J. O.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Thou neither leaf nor stalk nor root can'st show
Page No:
pp.255-256
Poem Title:
Dodder.
Attribution:
By J. O.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Among children I a baneful weed am thought
Page No:
pp.257-260
Poem Title:
Wormwood.
Attribution:
By J. O.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
D'ye slight me cause a bog my belly feeds
Page No:
pp.260-263
Poem Title:
Water-Lily.
Attribution:
By J. O.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Me cruel nature when she made me gave
Page No:
pp.264-265
Poem Title:
Spleenwort or Miltwast.
Attribution:
By J. O.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Eat me with bread and oil you'll never repine
Page No:
pp.266-267
Poem Title:
Upon the same.
Attribution:
By J. O.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Some think your commendation you deserve
Page No:
p.266
Poem Title:
Lettuce.
Attribution:
By J. O.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Enter sweet stranger to my eyes reveal
Page No:
pp.267-270
Poem Title:
Eye-Bright.
Attribution:
By J. O.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When I stand musing as I often do
Page No:
pp.270-272
Poem Title:
Winter-Cherries.
Attribution:
By J. O.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
To say the truth nature's too kind to thee
Page No:
p.272
Poem Title:
Sundew or Lustwort.
Attribution:
By J. O.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Thy conquered ivy Bacchus now throw down
Page No:
p.273
Poem Title:
Upon the same.
Attribution:
By J. O.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
See how with pride the groveling pot herb swells
Page No:
p.274
Poem Title:
Upon the same.
Attribution:
By J. O.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The dropping bloody nose you gently bind
Page No:
p.274
Poem Title:
Sow-Bread.
Attribution:
By J. O.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
In my fire that false gold the jaundice I
Page No:
pp.275-276
Poem Title:
Upon the same.
Attribution:
By J. O.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
My virtue dries all ulcerous running sores
Page No:
p.275
Poem Title:
Upon the same.
Attribution:
By J. O.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
A lusty frog a duck swears is such meat
Page No:
pp.276-277
Poem Title:
Ducks-Meat.
Attribution:
By J. O.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Daunian Arachne who spinst all the day
Page No:
pp.277-279
Poem Title:
Rosemary. Touching the bite of the Tarantula.
Attribution:
By J. O.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Take my advice men and no riddles use
Page No:
pp.280-283
Poem Title:
Mint.
Attribution:
By J. O.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Welcome thrice welcome sacred mistletoe
Page No:
pp.283-285
Poem Title:
Misseltoe.
Attribution:
By J. O.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
See how the yellow gall the deluged eyes
Page No:
pp.286-287
Poem Title:
Celandine.
Attribution:
By J. O.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Ten thousand blessings may the gods bestow
Page No:
pp.287-288
Poem Title:
Upon the same.
Attribution:
By J. O.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
You who in sacred wedlock coupled are
Page No:
pp.288-291
Poem Title:
Rocket.
Attribution:
By J. O.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Cybele's holy mysteries now begin
Page No:
pp.292-296
Poem Title:
Of Plants. Book II.
Attribution:
By J. O.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
After long cold grave matrons in this place
Page No:
pp.297-298
Poem Title:
Mugwort [the President, begins.]
Attribution:
By J. O.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
First Penny Royal to advance her fame
Page No:
pp.298-300
Poem Title:
Penny-Royal.
Attribution:
By J. O.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Dittany though cold winds her lips did close
Page No:
pp.300-302
Poem Title:
Dittany.
Attribution:
By J. O.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Next way-bred rose propped by her seven nerves
Page No:
pp.303-305
Poem Title:
Plantain, or Way-Bred.
Attribution:
By J. O.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
You Cretan dittany who such poisons mix
Page No:
pp.305-308
Poem Title:
The Rose.
Attribution:
By J. O.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
That fate which frequently attends on all
Page No:
pp.308-312
Poem Title:
Laurel.
Attribution:
By J. O.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Green berries I and seed and flowers bear
Page No:
pp.313-316
Poem Title:
Birth-Wort.
Attribution:
By J. O.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Then Chian Mastick thus began said she
Page No:
pp.317-319
Poem Title:
The Mastick-Tree.
Attribution:
By J. O.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Thou wretched shrub in passionate tones said she
Page No:
pp.319-323
Poem Title:
Savin.
Attribution:
By J. O.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
If the green nation sister banish thee
Page No:
pp.323-325
Poem Title:
Mugwort [the President.]
Attribution:
By J. O.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
At last when myrrh had wiped her odorous tears
Page No:
pp.326-332
Poem Title:
Myrrh.
Attribution:
By J. O.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Now muse if ever now look brisk and gay
Page No:
pp.333-340
Poem Title:
Of Plants. Book III. Flora.
Attribution:
By C. Cleve.
Attributed To:
C. Cleve
First Line:
I mean not now my beauty to oppose
Page No:
pp.340-347
Poem Title:
Helleborus Niger, or Christmas-Flower.
Attribution:
By C. Cleve.
Attributed To:
C. Cleve
First Line:
The ram now ope the golden portal throws
Page No:
pp.348-350
Poem Title:
The Violet.
Attribution:
By C. Cleve.
Attributed To:
C. Cleve
First Line:
Great queen of flowers why is thy snowy breast
Page No:
pp.350-351
Poem Title:
Auricula Ursi. Bears-Ear.
Attribution:
By C. Cleve.
Attributed To:
C. Cleve
First Line:
What once I was a boy not ripened to a man
Page No:
pp.351-352
Poem Title:
The Daffadil. ---Narcissus.
Attribution:
By C. Cleve.
Attributed To:
C. Cleve
First Line:
Thou gentle zephyr who didst flora wed
Page No:
pp.353-354
Poem Title:
Anemone, or Emonies.
Attribution:
By C. Cleve.
Attributed To:
C. Cleve
First Line:
With furious heats and unbecoming rage
Page No:
pp.354-356
Poem Title:
The Imperial Crown.
Attribution:
By C. Cleve.
Attributed To:
C. Cleve
First Line:
Somewhere in Horace if I don't forget
Page No:
pp.357-358
Poem Title:
The Tulip.
Attribution:
By C. Cleve.
Attributed To:
C. Cleve
First Line:
If empire is to beauty due
Page No:
pp.359-361
Poem Title:
Iris, or the Flower-De-Luce.
Attribution:
By C. Cleve.
Attributed To:
C. Cleve
First Line:
If the fond tulip swelled with pride
Page No:
pp.362-363
Poem Title:
Paeonia. The Peony.
Attribution:
By C. Cleve.
Attributed To:
C. Cleve
First Line:
And who can doubt my race says she
Page No:
pp.364-368
Poem Title:
The Rose.
Attribution:
By C. Cleve.
Attributed To:
C. Cleve
First Line:
Happy the man whom from ambition freed
Page No:
pp.369-384
Poem Title:
Of Plants. Book IV.
Attribution:
By N. Tate.
Attributed To:
Nahum Tate
First Line:
To find a name for me the gods took care
Page No:
pp.384-385
Poem Title:
Moly.
Attribution:
By N. Tate.
Attributed To:
Nahum Tate
First Line:
Homer I will not vain or careless call
Page No:
pp.385-389
Poem Title:
Flora.
Attribution:
By N. Tate.
Attributed To:
Nahum Tate
First Line:
Such as the lovely swan appears
Page No:
pp.389-391
Poem Title:
White-Lily.
Attribution:
By N. Tate.
Attributed To:
Nahum Tate
First Line:
O sleep the gentle ease of grief
Page No:
pp.391-395
Poem Title:
Poppy.
Attribution:
By N. Tate.
Attributed To:
Nahum Tate
First Line:
If by the rules of nature we proceed
Page No:
pp.395-396
Poem Title:
Sun-flower.
Attribution:
By N. Tate.
Attributed To:
Nahum Tate
First Line:
How this pretender for no medicine good
Page No:
pp.396-398
Poem Title:
July-Flower.
Attribution:
By N. Tate.
Attributed To:
Nahum Tate
First Line:
While others boast their proud original
Page No:
pp.398-400
Poem Title:
Saffron.
Attribution:
By N. Tate.
Attributed To:
Nahum Tate
First Line:
What can the puling rose or violet say
Page No:
pp.400-401
Poem Title:
Amaranth, Flower-Gentle.
Attribution:
By N. Tate.
Attributed To:
Nahum Tate
First Line:
Amongst the miracles of ancient Rome
Page No:
pp.401-402
Poem Title:
Flora.
Attribution:
N. Tate.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Let now my muse more lofty numbers bring
Page No:
pp.403-442
Poem Title:
Of Plants. Book V. Pomona.
Attribution:
By N. Tate.
Attributed To:
Nahum Tate
First Line:
Cease oh my muse the soft delights to sing
Page No:
pp.443-495
Poem Title:
Of Plants. Book VI. Sylva.
Attribution:
By Mrs. A. Behn.
Attributed To:
Aphra Behn