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[vol. 3] 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 III] [ECCO] [T131617]

DMI number:
644
Publication Date:
1738
ESTC number:
T131617
EEBO/ECCO link:
CW111830973
Shelfmark:
ECCO - Bod
Full Title:
THE | BRITISH MUSE, | OR, | A Collection of THOUGHTS | [i]Moral, Natural,[/i] and [i]Sublime[/i], | OF OUR | ENGLISH POETS: | Who flourished in the | Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries. | With several curious TOPICKS, and beautiful | PASSAGES, never before extracted, from | SHAKESPEAR, JOHNSON, BEAUMONT, | FLETCHER, and above a Hundred more. | The Whole digested Alphabetically under their | respective Heads, according to the Order of | TIME in which they wrote; to shew the | gradual IMPROVEMENTS of our [i]Poetry[/i] and | [i]Language[/i]. | [rule] | VOL. III. | [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.
Place of Publication:
London
Format:
Duodecimo
Comments:
Notes: "Titlepages in red and black. The review is by W. Oldys. Published in 1740 as ’The quinte-ssence of English poetry’" (ESTC).
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Editor:
Thomas Hayward
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Publisher:
F Cogan
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Publisher:
John Nourse
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Content/Publication
First Line:
At best tis but a goodly pandarism
Page No:
pp.[1]-2
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
John Ford's Fancy chast and noble
Attributed To:
John Ford
First Line:
I'm kept for pleasure though I never taste it
Page No:
p.[1]
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Marston's Insatiate Countess
Attributed To:
John Marston
First Line:
Ah when the means are gone that buy this praise
Page No:
p.2
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Timon
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
But you are | The squire of dames devoted to the service
Page No:
p.2
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Massinger's Emperor of the East
Attributed To:
Philip Massinger
First Line:
May you a better feast never behold
Page No:
pp.2-3
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Timon
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Pimps manage the great business of the nation
Page No:
p.2
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Crown's Sir Courtly Nice
Attributed To:
John Crowne
First Line:
O your parasite | Is a most precious thing dropped from above
Page No:
p.3
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Volpone
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
A tassel that hangs at my purse strings he dogs
Page No:
p.4
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Marston's What you will
Attributed To:
John Marston
First Line:
The higher those great powers have raised you
Page No:
p.4
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Goffe's Couragious Turk
Attributed To:
Thomas Goffe [Gough]
First Line:
Tis true that swayed by strong necessity
Page No:
p.4
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Volpone
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
Twice saying pardon doth not pardon twain
Page No:
p.4
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's K. Richard II.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
When I call to memory our long friendship
Page No:
pp.4-5
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Middleton and Rowley's Fair Quarrel
Attributed To:
William Rowley
Thomas Middleton
First Line:
But by his heralds first he pardons sent
Page No:
p.5
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Aleyn's Henry VII
Attributed To:
Charles Aleyn
First Line:
When Kent was in commotion I know
Page No:
pp.5-6
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Aleyn's Henry VII
Attributed To:
Charles Aleyn
First Line:
Fathers that deny their daughters lawful
Page No:
pp.6-7
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Beaumont and Fletcher's Elder Brother
Attributed To:
Francis Beaumont
John Fletcher
First Line:
Have you no words but what are only good
Page No:
p.6
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Law against Lovers
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
If Rome could pardon sins as Romans hold
Page No:
p.6
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Quarles
Attributed To:
Francis Quarles
First Line:
Parents are overseen | When with too strict a rein they do hold in
Page No:
p.6
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Robert Taylour's Hog hath lost his Pearl
Attributed To:
Robert Tailor
First Line:
Unreasonable creatures feed their young
Page No:
p.6
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Third Part of King Henry VI.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
And by the way the sundry purpose found
Page No:
p.7
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Spenser's Fairy Queen
Attributed To:
Edmund Spenser
First Line:
Honour thy parents to prolong thine end
Page No:
p.7
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Randolph
Attributed To:
Thomas Randolph
First Line:
I would have thee gone | And yet no further than a wanton's bird
Page No:
pp.7-8
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Romeo and Juliet
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Oh the blindness of a covetous wretched
Page No:
p.7
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shirley's School of Compliments
Attributed To:
James Shirley
First Line:
Parting is such sweet sorrow
Page No:
p.7
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Romeo and Juliet
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
I did not take my leave of him but had
Page No:
p.8
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Cymbeline
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
So long | As he could make me with this eye or ear
Page No:
p.8
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Cymbeline
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
With his head over his shoulder turned
Page No:
p.8
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Hamlet
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
As in September when our year resigns
Page No:
p.9
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Drayton's Queen Margaret to Duke of Suffolk
Attributed To:
Michael Drayton
First Line:
I make no doubt as I shall take the course
Page No:
pp.9-10
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Middleton's Women beware Women
Attributed To:
Thomas Middleton
First Line:
Sweetest love I do not go
Page No:
p.9
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dr. Donne
Attributed To:
John Donne
First Line:
With that wringing my hand he turns away
Page No:
p.9
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Daniel's Arcadia
Attributed To:
Samuel Daniel
First Line:
Behold the image of mortality
Page No:
p.10
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Spenser's Fairy Queen
Attributed To:
Edmund Spenser
First Line:
But though the apprehensive power do pause
Page No:
pp.10-11
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir John Davies
Attributed To:
Sir John Davies
First Line:
Fear seeing all fears it of all is spied
Page No:
pp.11-12
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Drayton's Lady Geraldine to the Earl of Surrey
Attributed To:
Michael Drayton
First Line:
Most necessary tis that we forget
Page No:
p.11
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Hamlet
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Passions are desperate | And tempt with uncouth woe as well as joy
Page No:
p.11
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lord Brooke's Alaham
Attributed To:
Fulke Greville
First Line:
Passions are oft mistaken and misnamed
Page No:
p.11
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lord Brooke's Mustapha
Attributed To:
Fulke Greville
First Line:
Who would the title of true worth were his
Page No:
p.11
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
E. of Sterline's Darius
Attributed To:
William Alexander
First Line:
Each small breath | Disturbs the quiet of poor shallow waters
Page No:
p.12
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Habbington's Queen of Arragon
Attributed To:
William Habington
First Line:
Oh these passions | Are but the cracks and splinters of the soul
Page No:
pp.12-13
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Fane's Love in the dark
Attributed To:
Sir Francis Fane
First Line:
Passions are like thieves | That watch to enter undefended places
Page No:
p.12
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir R. Howard's Blind Lady
Attributed To:
Sir Robert Howard
First Line:
Passions without power
Page No:
p.12
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Denham's Sophy
Attributed To:
Sir John Denham
First Line:
The gods from passions might have made us free
Page No:
p.12
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir R. Howard's Vestal Virgin
Attributed To:
Sir Robert Howard
First Line:
The grief that melts to tears by itself is spent
Page No:
p.12
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Tourneur's Atheist's Tragedy
Attributed To:
Cyril Tourneur
First Line:
These starts are the convulsions of weak reason
Page No:
p.12
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid [i.e. 'Sir R. Howard's Vestal Virgin']
Attributed To:
Sir Robert Howard
First Line:
For he whose breast is tender blood so cool
Page No:
pp.13-14
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dekker's First Part of the Honest Whore
Attributed To:
Thomas Dekker
First Line:
Oh sir your passion's dead and you are weaving
Page No:
p.13
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Crown's Second Part of Henry VI
Attributed To:
John Crowne
First Line:
Patience unmoved no marvel though she pause
Page No:
p.13
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Comedy of Errors
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Tis hard to say what men whom reason guides
Page No:
p.13
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Fountain's Rewards of Virtue
Attributed To:
John Fountain
First Line:
We oft by lightning read in darkest nights
Page No:
p.13
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Crown's First Part of Henry VI
Attributed To:
John Crowne
First Line:
What cannot be preserved when fortune takes
Page No:
p.13
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Othello
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
What fortune hurts let sufferance only heal
Page No:
p.13
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Drayton's Duke of Suffolk to Queen Margaret
Attributed To:
Michael Drayton
First Line:
He that's besotted to his fear or ease
Page No:
p.14
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Tatham's Distracted State
Attributed To:
John Tatham
First Line:
I have heard you with that patience
Page No:
p.14
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Richard Brome's Damoiselle
Attributed To:
Richard Brome
First Line:
Patience grows fury that is often stirred
Page No:
p.14
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Goffe's Couragious Turk
Attributed To:
Thomas Goffe [Gough]
First Line:
Tis an easy thing for him that has no
Page No:
p.14
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Tourneur's Atheist's Tragedy
Attributed To:
Cyril Tourneur
First Line:
And to invite great men from foreign parts
Page No:
p.15
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Aleyn's Crescey
Attributed To:
Charles Aleyn
First Line:
How many great ones may remembered be
Page No:
p.15
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Spenser's Ruins of Time
Attributed To:
Edmund Spenser
First Line:
O grief of grief o gall of all good hearts
Page No:
p.15
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Spenser, Ibid [i.e. from 'Spenser's Ruins of Time']
Attributed To:
Edmund Spenser
First Line:
Patience in cowards is tame hopeless fear
Page No:
p.15
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir R. Howard's Indian Queen
Attributed To:
Sir Robert Howard
First Line:
Who graced the muses which her times became
Page No:
p.15
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Daniel's Civil War
Attributed To:
Samuel Daniel
First Line:
A peace is of the nature of a conquest
Page No:
p.16
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Second Part of King Henry IV
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Let me have war say I it exceeds peace
Page No:
p.16
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Coriolanus
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Now all's peace no danger now what follows
Page No:
pp.16-17
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Chapman's Revenge of Bussey D'ambois
Attributed To:
George Chapman
First Line:
The misery of peace only outsides
Page No:
pp.17-18
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Webster's White Devil
Attributed To:
John Webster
First Line:
The people thus in time of peace agree
Page No:
p.17
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
E. of Sterline's Julius Caesar
Attributed To:
William Alexander
First Line:
Thus mighty rivers quietly do glide
Page No:
p.17
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Daniel's Panegyrick to the King
Attributed To:
Samuel Daniel
First Line:
In this plenty | And fat of peace your young men never were trained
Page No:
p.18
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Massinger's Bondman
Attributed To:
Philip Massinger
First Line:
Men are unhappy when they know not how
Page No:
p.18
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir R. Howard's Blind Lady
Attributed To:
Sir Robert Howard
First Line:
Pox of peace
Page No:
p.18
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Beaumont and Fletcher's Captain
Attributed To:
Francis Beaumont
John Fletcher
First Line:
States that never knew | A change but in their growth which a long peace
Page No:
p.18
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Nabbs's Hannibal and Scipio
Attributed To:
Thomas Nabbes [Nabbs]
First Line:
Surfeited with fulsome ease and wealth
Page No:
pp.18-19
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Crown's Ambitious Statesman
Attributed To:
John Crowne
First Line:
Perseverance keeps honour bright
Page No:
p.19
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Troilus and Cressida
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Attempt the end and never stand to doubt
Page No:
p.20
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Herrick
Attributed To:
Robert Herrick
First Line:
How wretched is that suppliant who must
Page No:
p.20
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Richard Brome's Mad couple well match'd
Attributed To:
Richard Brome
First Line:
Know mortals that the men the gods most love
Page No:
p.20
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Goffe's Couragious Turk
Attributed To:
Thomas Goffe [Gough]
First Line:
Not to promote what we do once commence
Page No:
p.20
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Aleyn's Poictiers
Attributed To:
Charles Aleyn
First Line:
Revolt is recreant when pursuit is brave
Page No:
p.20
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Machen's Dumb Knight
Attributed To:
Lewis Machin
First Line:
Virtue is either lame or not at all
Page No:
p.20
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Beaumont and Fletcher's Valentinian
Attributed To:
Francis Beaumont
John Fletcher
First Line:
You hurt your innocence suing for the guilty
Page No:
p.20
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Volpone
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
Is it not monstrous that this player here
Page No:
p.21
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Hamlet
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Petitions shall be drawn | Humble in form but such for matter
Page No:
p.21
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Suckling's Brennoralt
Attributed To:
Sir John Suckling
First Line:
They have robbed me | Of all means to prefer my just complaints
Page No:
p.21
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Massinger's Emperor of the East
Attributed To:
Philip Massinger
First Line:
Speak the speech I pray you as I pronounced
Page No:
pp.22-23
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Hamlet
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Players | Were never more uncertain in their lives
Page No:
p.23
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Middleton's Mad World my Masters
Attributed To:
Thomas Middleton
First Line:
They abuse our scene | And say we live by vice indeed tis true
Page No:
pp.23-24
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Randolph's Muses Looking-Glass
Attributed To:
Thomas Randolph
First Line:
All these fond pleasures if fond things
Page No:
p.24
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Brandon's Octavia to Antonius
Attributed To:
Samuel Brandon
First Line:
Ease dulls the spirit each drop of fond delight
Page No:
p.24
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Pleasure is like a building the more high
Page No:
pp.24-25
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear and Rowley's Birth of Merlin
Attributed To:
William Rowley
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Tis better in a play | Be Agamemnon than himself indeed
Page No:
p.24
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Long lulled asleep with scornful fortune's lies
Page No:
pp.25-26
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
E. of Sterline's Croesus
Attributed To:
William Alexander
First Line:
Since all earth's pleasures are so short and small
Page No:
p.25
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Chapman's Bussy D'ambois
Attributed To:
George Chapman
First Line:
Farewell to thy enticing vanity
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:
Like dew upon the grass when pleasure's sun
Page No:
p.26
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Marston's Insatiate Countess
Attributed To:
John Marston
First Line:
Pleasures whose means are easy in the end
Page No:
pp.26-27
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Nabbs's Microcosmus
Attributed To:
Thomas Nabbes [Nabbs]
First Line:
That pleasure is of all
Page No:
p.26
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
T. Campion's Masque, at the E. of Somerset's Marriage
Attributed To:
Thomas Campion
First Line:
Thus grief and gladness still by turns do come
Page No:
p.26
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Goffe's Orestes
Attributed To:
Thomas Goffe [Gough]
First Line:
What is pleasure | More than a lustful motion in the sense
Page No:
p.26
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Nabbs's Microcosmus
Attributed To:
Thomas Nabbes [Nabbs]
First Line:
As dogs of Nilus drink a snatch and gone
Page No:
p.27
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Aleyn's Crescey
Attributed To:
Charles Aleyn
First Line:
Henceforth I'll strive to fly the sight of pleasure
Page No:
p.27
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Marmyon's Holland's Leaguer
Attributed To:
Shackerley Marmion
First Line:
I despise | These short and empty pleasures and how low
Page No:
pp.27-28
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Denham's Sophy
Attributed To:
Sir John Denham
First Line:
Pleasure's a courtly mistress a conceit
Page No:
p.27
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Cleveland
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Why would not eating drinking sleeping
Page No:
p.27
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
In my delights I can no limits bear
Page No:
p.28
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Crown's Caligula
Attributed To:
John Crowne
First Line:
O sacred poesy thou spirit of Roman arts
Page No:
pp.28-29
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Poetaster
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
Pleasures like wonders quickly lose their price
Page No:
p.28
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Bishop King
Attributed To:
Henry King
First Line:
Ye gods was it man's nature or his fate
Page No:
p.28
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Denham
Attributed To:
Sir John Denham
First Line:
A verse may find him who a sermon flies
Page No:
p.29
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Herbert
Attributed To:
George Herbert
First Line:
How shall my debts be paid or can my scores
Page No:
pp.29-30
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Randolph
Attributed To:
Thomas Randolph
First Line:
Verse hath a middle nature heaven keeps souls
Page No:
p.29
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dr. Donne
Attributed To:
John Donne
First Line:
When heaven would strive to do the best it can
Page No:
p.29
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Drayton's E. of Surry to Lady Geraldine
Attributed To:
Michael Drayton
First Line:
You dare not sir blaspheme the virtuous use
Page No:
p.29
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Richard Brome's 'Sparagus Garden
Attributed To:
Richard Brome
First Line:
A poet's then exact in every part
Page No:
p.30
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dr. Llucllin
Attributed To:
Martin Lluelyn
First Line:
Clowns for posterity may cark and care
Page No:
p.30
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid [i.e. Randolph]
Attributed To:
Thomas Randolph
First Line:
Poets are truly poor but only then
Page No:
pp.30-31
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant to the King
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
A poem's life and death dependeth still
Page No:
p.31
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Alex. Brome
Attributed To:
Alexander Brome
First Line:
For this chaos | This lump of projects ere it be licked over
Page No:
pp.31-32
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Marlo's Lust's Dominion
Attributed To:
Christopher Marlowe
First Line:
Poets by dangers like old soldiers taught
Page No:
p.31
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Prologue to Sir R. Howard's Vestal Virgin
Attributed To:
Sir Robert Howard
First Line:
The eternal cause in their immortal lines
Page No:
p.31
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Denham
Attributed To:
Sir John Denham
First Line:
With equal eagerness contend
Page No:
p.31
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Alexander Brome on Richard Brome
Attributed To:
Alexander Brome
First Line:
A politician Proteus-like must alter
Page No:
p.32
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Mason's Muleasses
Attributed To:
John Mason
First Line:
A precisian | In state is a ridiculous miracle
Page No:
p.32
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Chapman and Shirley's Admiral of France
Attributed To:
James Shirley
George Chapman
First Line:
For who observes strict policy's true laws
Page No:
p.32
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Drayton's Barons Wars
Attributed To:
Michael Drayton
First Line:
Justice to live doth nought but justice need
Page No:
p.32
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Chapman's Revenge of Bussey D'ambois
Attributed To:
George Chapman
First Line:
He that can compass me and know my drifts
Page No:
p.33
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Webster's Dutchess of Malfy
Attributed To:
John Webster
First Line:
He that deals all by strength his wit is shallow
Page No:
p.33
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Webster's White Devil
Attributed To:
John Webster
First Line:
Policy wills some seeming cause be had
Page No:
p.33
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Jones's Adrasta
Attributed To:
John Jones
First Line:
So politicians thrive | That with their crabbed faces and sly tricks
Page No:
p.33
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
John Ford's Lover's Melancholy
Attributed To:
John Ford
First Line:
The greatest politician may be
Page No:
p.33
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shirley's Witty Fair One
Attributed To:
James Shirley
First Line:
These great statesmen | When time has made bold with the king and subject
Page No:
p.33
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Suckling's Aglaura
Attributed To:
Sir John Suckling
First Line:
This tis for a puny | In policy's Protean school to try conclusions
Page No:
p.33
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Massinger's Duke of Milan
Attributed To:
Philip Massinger
First Line:
I love the people | But do not like to stage me to their eyes
Page No:
p.34
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Measure for Measure
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Look how Thames enriched with many a flood
Page No:
pp.34-35
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Daniel's Civil War
Attributed To:
Samuel Daniel
First Line:
Ourself and Bushy Bagot here and Green
Page No:
p.34
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's King Richard II
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Who hates not the vulgar deserves not love
Page No:
p.34
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Chapman's Widow's Tears
Attributed To:
George Chapman
First Line:
Your politicians | Have evermore a taint of vanity
Page No:
p.34
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Fair Favourite
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
I never courted popular applause
Page No:
pp.35-36
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Massinger's Emperor of the East
Attributed To:
Philip Massinger
First Line:
Popular men | They must create new monsters and then quell em
Page No:
p.35
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Catiline
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
How full of hidden ambiguities
Page No:
p.36
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Hemming's Jews Tragedy
Attributed To:
William Heminges [Heming]
First Line:
O known evil
Page No:
p.36
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Heywood's Woman kill'd with Kindness
Attributed To:
Thomas Heywood
First Line:
Poverty thou bane of chastity
Page No:
pp.36-37
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dekker and Webster's Westward Hoe
Attributed To:
John Webster
Thomas Dekker
First Line:
A poor spirit
Page No:
p.37
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Tourneur's Atheist's Tragedy
Attributed To:
Cyril Tourneur
First Line:
Our want with this philosophy doth well
Page No:
p.37
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Poor men are born to wrongs low are their ranks
Page No:
p.37
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dauborne's [sic] Poor Man's Comfort
Attributed To:
Robert Daborne
First Line:
The rich | Have wakeful nights whilst the poor man's turf
Page No:
p.37
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Goffe's Careless Shepherdess
Attributed To:
Thomas Goffe [Gough]
First Line:
To mortal men great loads allotted be
Page No:
p.37
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Herrick
Attributed To:
Robert Herrick
First Line:
When power that may command so much descends
Page No:
p.37
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Sejanus
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
With poverty in love we only close
Page No:
p.37
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Brown's Pastorals
Attributed To:
William Browne
First Line:
For power is proud till it look down to fear
Page No:
p.38
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lord Brooke's Alaham
Attributed To:
Fulke Greville
First Line:
In all states power which oppresseth spirits
Page No:
p.38
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lord Brooke's Mustapha
Attributed To:
Fulke Greville
First Line:
Instead of these I saw the veils of power
Page No:
p.38
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid [i.e. 'Lord Brooke's Alaham']
Attributed To:
Fulke Greville
First Line:
O tis excellent | To have a giant's strength but it is tyrannous
Page No:
p.38
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Measure for Measure
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Power doth what likes in her inferiors move
Page No:
p.38
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lord Brooke's Alaham
Attributed To:
Fulke Greville
First Line:
Power's a strange thing which even additions make
Page No:
p.38
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Aleyn's Henry VII
Attributed To:
Charles Aleyn
First Line:
The violent thunder is adored by those
Page No:
p.38
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Webster's White Devil
Attributed To:
John Webster
First Line:
With what a difference nature's palate tastes
Page No:
pp.38-39
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Gondibert
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
But how men gain their power the gods do not
Page No:
p.39
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
E. of Orrery's Tryphon
Attributed To:
Roger Boyle
First Line:
But power it seems can change the names of things
Page No:
p.39
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Crown's Charles VIII. of France
Attributed To:
John Crowne
First Line:
For he who secrets power's chief treasure spends
Page No:
p.39
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid [i.e. Sir W. Davenant's Gondibert]
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
My reward is power | An outward trifle bought with inward peace
Page No:
p.39
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid [i.e. Sir W. Davenant's Gondibert]
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
Oh wretched he who called abroad by power
Page No:
p.39
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Crown's Thyestes
Attributed To:
John Crowne
First Line:
Yield not in storms of state to that dislike
Page No:
p.39
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid [i.e. Sir W. Davenant's Gondibert]
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
One good deed dying tongueless
Page No:
p.40
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Winter's Tale
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Or who would ever care to do brave deed
Page No:
p.40
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Spenser's Tears of the Muses
Attributed To:
Edmund Spenser
First Line:
That praise contents me more which one imparts
Page No:
p.40
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
E. of Sterline's Croesus
Attributed To:
William Alexander
First Line:
The worthiness of praise distains his worth
Page No:
p.40
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Troilus and Cressida
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Tis grown almost a danger to speak true
Page No:
p.40
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Forest
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
Your praise is come too swiftly home before you
Page No:
p.40
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's As you like it
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
He heightens them with commendation praise
Page No:
p.41
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Aleyn's Poictiers
Attributed To:
Charles Aleyn
First Line:
I have made short the hours that time made long
Page No:
p.41
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Drayton's Countess of Salisbury to the Black Prince
Attributed To:
Michael Drayton
First Line:
Of which vain minds it may be truly said
Page No:
p.41
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lord Brooke on Fame and Honour
Attributed To:
Fulke Greville
First Line:
To refuse just praise
Page No:
p.41
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Nabbs's Hannibal and Scipio
Attributed To:
Thomas Nabbes [Nabbs]
First Line:
Too eager a defence argues a strong
Page No:
p.41
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Marston's What you will
Attributed To:
John Marston
First Line:
True praise the brow of common men doth ring
Page No:
p.41
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Marston's Second Part of Antonio and Mellida
Attributed To:
John Marston
First Line:
A Venus and Diana mixed in one
Page No:
p.42
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Baron
Attributed To:
Robert Baron
First Line:
Commend but sparingly whom thou dost love
Page No:
p.42
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Denham
Attributed To:
Sir John Denham
First Line:
Hark how they bandy praise and flattery round
Page No:
pp.42-43
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Crown's Calisto
Attributed To:
John Crowne
First Line:
Now he brings | The youths to view the temple built for praise
Page No:
p.42
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Gondibert'
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
Praise is but virtue's shadow who court her
Page No:
p.42
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Heath's Clarastella
Attributed To:
Robert Heath
First Line:
This is new court thrift they are not able
Page No:
p.42
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Siege
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
Pray I cannot | Though inclination be as sharp as will
Page No:
pp.43-44
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Hamlet
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
That high all-seer which I dallied with
Page No:
p.43
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's King Richard III
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
We ignorant of ourselves
Page No:
p.43
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Antony and Cleopatra
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Man's plea to man is that he never more
Page No:
p.44
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid [i.e. 'Quarles']
Attributed To:
Francis Quarles
First Line:
Mark Birtha this unrighteous war of prayer
Page No:
pp.44-45
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Gondibert
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
She will out pray | A preacher at Saint Antolin's and divides
Page No:
p.44
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Main's City-Match
Attributed To:
Jasper Mayne
First Line:
Temporal blessings heaven doth often share
Page No:
p.44
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Quarles
Attributed To:
Francis Quarles
First Line:
When we of hopes or helps are quite bereaven
Page No:
p.44
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
John Ford's Lover's Sacrifice
Attributed To:
John Ford
First Line:
He who this builder's building did create
Page No:
p.45
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid [i.e. Sir W. Davenant's Gondibert]
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
How far is it to heaven that yet this lady's
Page No:
pp.45-46
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Platonick Lovers
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
Can prayers to all alike so gentle be
Page No:
p.46
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir Robert Howard's Vestal Virgin
Attributed To:
Sir Robert Howard
First Line:
Many such ends have fallen on such proud honours
Page No:
p.46
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Chapman's Revenge of Buss. D'ambois
Attributed To:
George Chapman
First Line:
There is a deep nick in time's restless wheel
Page No:
pp.46-47
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Chapman's Bussy D'ambois
Attributed To:
George Chapman
First Line:
Whoever is raised
Page No:
p.46
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Epigrams
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
When a noble nature's raised
Page No:
p.46
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Underwoods
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
For places in the court are but like beds
Page No:
p.47
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Webster's Duchess of Malfy
Attributed To:
John Webster
First Line:
For when that men of merit grow ungraced
Page No:
p.47
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Drayton's Barons Wars
Attributed To:
Michael Drayton
First Line:
If on the sudden he begins to rise
Page No:
p.47
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Middleton's Trick to catch the Old One
Attributed To:
Thomas Middleton
First Line:
Others that stemmed the current of the time
Page No:
p.47
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Drayton's Pierce Gaveston
Attributed To:
Michael Drayton
First Line:
When knaves come to preferment they rise as
Page No:
p.47
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Webster's White Devil
Attributed To:
John Webster
First Line:
All preferment | That springs from sin and lust shoots up quickly
Page No:
p.48
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Middleton's Women beware Women
Attributed To:
Thomas Middleton
First Line:
He who cannot merit | Preferment by employments let him bare
Page No:
p.48
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
John Ford's Lady's Trial
Attributed To:
John Ford
First Line:
So proud she shined in her princely state
Page No:
pp.48-49
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Spenser's Fairy Queen
Attributed To:
Edmund Spenser
First Line:
Tis not advancement that I love alone
Page No:
p.48
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Middleton's Mayor of Quinborough
Attributed To:
Thomas Middleton
First Line:
What throngs of great impediments besiege
Page No:
p.48
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Cruel Brother
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
He that is proud eats up himself pride is
Page No:
p.49
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Troilus and Cressida
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
How blind is pride what eagles are we still
Page No:
p.49
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Chapman's All Fools
Attributed To:
George Chapman
First Line:
How poor a thing is pride when all as slaves
Page No:
p.49
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Daniel's Civil War
Attributed To:
Samuel Daniel
First Line:
Let this example move the insolent man
Page No:
p.49
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Sejanus
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
Pride by presumption bred when at a height
Page No:
p.49
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
E. of Sterline's Alexandrean Tragedy
Attributed To:
William Alexander
First Line:
Pride hath no other glass
Page No:
p.49
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid [i.e. 'Shakespear's Troilus and Cressida']
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Are you not proud of your clothes
Page No:
p.50
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Taylour's Hog hath lost his Pearl
Attributed To:
Robert Tailor
First Line:
He like a high-swollen and impetuous tide
Page No:
p.50
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
May's Edward III
Attributed To:
Thomas May
First Line:
I believe cunning | Court ladies choose some pretty venial errors
Page No:
p.50
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Habbington's Queen of Arragon
Attributed To:
William Habington
First Line:
I'll offer and I'll suffer no abuse
Page No:
pp.50-51
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Crown's Caligula
Attributed To:
John Crowne
First Line:
Prodigal men
Page No:
p.51
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Catiline
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
That which made him gracious in your eyes
Page No:
p.51
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Cook's Green's Tu quoque
Attributed To:
John Cooke
First Line:
Thus like a fever that doth shake a man
Page No:
pp.51-52
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Wilkins's Miseries of enforced Marriage
Attributed To:
George Wilkins
First Line:
What will this come to he commands us to
Page No:
p.51
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Timon
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Young heirs left in this town where sin's so rank
Page No:
p.51
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Wilkins's Miseries of enforc'd Marriage
Attributed To:
George Wilkins
First Line:
My old master kept a good house and twenty
Page No:
p.52
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid [i.e. 'Wilkins's Miseries of enforced Marriage']
Attributed To:
George Wilkins
First Line:
What is a prodigal faith like a brush
Page No:
p.52
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid [i.e. 'Wilkins's Miseries of enforced Marriage']
Attributed To:
George Wilkins
First Line:
He has not felt | The weight of need that want is virtue's clog
Page No:
p.53
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Randolph's Muses Looking-Glass
Attributed To:
Thomas Randolph
First Line:
Our eyes | See daily presidents hopeful gentlemen
Page No:
p.53
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Wilkins's Miseries of enforced Marriage
Attributed To:
George Wilkins
First Line:
Two thousand pounds a year
Page No:
pp.53-54
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
May's Old Couple
Attributed To:
Thomas May
First Line:
He shall not draw | A string of his purse I'll drive his patent for him
Page No:
p.54
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid [i.e. Johnson's Devil is an Ass]
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
It shall be no shame to me to confess
Page No:
pp.54-55
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Devil is an Ass
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
Money's a whore a bawd a drudge
Page No:
p.54
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid [i.e. 'Johnson's Devil is an Ass']
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
What is a projector I would conceive
Page No:
p.54
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Devil is an Ass
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
I meant to have offered it | Your ladyship on the perfecting the patent
Page No:
p.55
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid [i.e. 'Johnson's Devil is an Ass']
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
These are my old projectors and they make me
Page No:
pp.55-56
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Marmyon's Holland's Leaguer
Attributed To:
Shackerley Marmion
First Line:
Our promise must not prejudice our good
Page No:
p.56
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Daniel's Arcadia
Attributed To:
Samuel Daniel
First Line:
Promising is the very air of the | Time it opens the eyes of expectation
Page No:
p.56
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Timon
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
We think your promises spring-tides but we | Fear you'll ebb in your performance
Page No:
p.56
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dekker's Match me in London
Attributed To:
Thomas Dekker
First Line:
Court promises let wise men count them cursed
Page No:
p.57
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Webster's White Devil
Attributed To:
John Webster
First Line:
Daily and hourly proof | Tell us prosperity is at highest degree
Page No:
pp.57-58
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Chapman's First Part of Byron's Conspiracy
Attributed To:
George Chapman
First Line:
Lords' promises are mortal and commonly
Page No:
p.57
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Middleton's Mad World my Masters
Attributed To:
Thomas Middleton
First Line:
Promises of princes must not be
Page No:
p.57
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Habbington's Queen of Arragon
Attributed To:
William Habington
First Line:
Prosperity's the very bond of love
Page No:
p.57
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Winter's Tale
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Supply your promises with deeds
Page No:
p.57
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid [i.e. 'Webster's White Devil']
Attributed To:
John Webster
First Line:
Tis apparent | Thou wilt not fail thy friend in great engagements
Page No:
p.57
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir Robert Stapleton's Slighted Maid
Attributed To:
Sir Robert Stapylton [Stapleton]
First Line:
You cannot lose your virtue sir and then
Page No:
p.57
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Platonick Lovers
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
He that suffers
Page No:
p.58
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Nabbs's Hannibal of Scipio.
Attributed To:
Thomas Nabbes [Nabbs]
First Line:
Knaves will thrive
Page No:
p.58
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shirley's Maid's Revenge.
Attributed To:
James Shirley
First Line:
Lo when prosperity too much prevails
Page No:
p.58
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
E. of Sterline's Alexandrean Tragedy
Attributed To:
William Alexander
First Line:
Prosperity doth bewitch men seeming clear
Page No:
p.58
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Webster's White Devil
Attributed To:
John Webster
First Line:
Things over rank do never kindly bear
Page No:
p.58
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Drayton in the Mirror for Magistrates
Attributed To:
Michael Drayton
First Line:
More in prosperity is reason tossed
Page No:
p.59
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Denham
Attributed To:
Sir John Denham
First Line:
None violent empires long enjoy secure
Page No:
p.59
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir Robert Howard
Attributed To:
Sir Robert Howard
First Line:
Of both our fortunes good and bad we find
Page No:
p.59
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Herrick
Attributed To:
Robert Herrick
First Line:
So blind's the sharpest councils of the wise
Page No:
p.59
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Daniel's Civil War.
Attributed To:
Samuel Daniel
First Line:
Thus doth the all working providence retain
Page No:
p.59
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Daniel's Panegyrick to the King
Attributed To:
Samuel Daniel
First Line:
What man not wondering can by deeds behold
Page No:
pp.59-60
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
E. of Sterline's Croesus.
Attributed To:
William Alexander
First Line:
O all preparing providence divine
Page No:
p.60
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Drayton's Barons Wars.
Attributed To:
Michael Drayton
First Line:
She's a majestic ruler and commands
Page No:
pp.60-61
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Nabbs's Microcosmus.
Attributed To:
Thomas Nabbes [Nabbs]
First Line:
Who it is that will doubt
Page No:
p.60
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Fair Favourite.
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
Wisdom and virtue be
Page No:
p.60
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Baron's Mirza
Attributed To:
Robert Baron
First Line:
Wise princes
Page No:
p.60
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
John Ford's Perkin Warbeck.
Attributed To:
John Ford
First Line:
A wise man
Page No:
p.61
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Gomersall's Lodovick Sforza
Attributed To:
Robert Gomersall
First Line:
Look forward what's to come and back what's past
Page No:
p.61
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Denham
Attributed To:
Sir John Denham
First Line:
Prudence thou virtue of the mind by which
Page No:
p.61
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid. [Nabbs]
Attributed To:
Thomas Nabbes [Nabbs]
First Line:
All have not offended
Page No:
p.62
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Timon.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Reckoning it better since his end is meant
Page No:
p.62
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Daniel's Civil War
Attributed To:
Samuel Daniel
First Line:
Unpunished escape for heinous crime some one
Page No:
p.62
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Mirror for Magistrates
Attributed To:
William Baldwin
First Line:
Ye princes all and rulers every one
Page No:
p.62
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Mirror for Magistrates
Attributed To:
William Baldwin
First Line:
Yet must we not put the strong law on him
Page No:
p.62
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Hamlet
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
He should not dare to kill that dares not die
Page No:
p.63
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
W. Rowley's All's Lost by Lust
Attributed To:
William Rowley
First Line:
Nor custom nor example nor vast numbers
Page No:
p.63
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Massinger's Picture.
Attributed To:
Philip Massinger
First Line:
Sentence of death when it is mildly spoke
Page No:
p.63
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Heywood's Royal King.
Attributed To:
Thomas Heywood
First Line:
The land wants such
Page No:
pp.63-64
Poem Title:
[No title]
Attribution:
Randolph’s Muses Looking-glass.
Attributed To:
Thomas Randolph
First Line:
Where sits the offence
Page No:
p.63
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Middleton's Game at Chess
Attributed To:
Thomas Middleton
First Line:
Do not if one but lightly thee offend
Page No:
p.64
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Denham
Attributed To:
Sir John Denham
First Line:
The laws are sinfully contrived justice
Page No:
p.64
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir. W. Davenant's Just Italian.
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
Think not of pardon sir
Page No:
p.64
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Suckling's Brennoralt
Attributed To:
Sir John Suckling
First Line:
Good doctor Alcon I am come to crave
Page No:
pp.65-66
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Daniel's Arcadia.
Attributed To:
Samuel Daniel
First Line:
Pity his ignorance
Page No:
p.65
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Volpone.
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
Who would unblamed strike
Page No:
p.65
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Orgula, or the Fatal Error.
Attributed To:
Leonard Willan
First Line:
Good parts in youth and manhood are the same
Page No:
p.66
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lleuellin
Attributed To:
Martin Lluelyn
First Line:
Out you imposters
Page No:
p.66
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Massinger and Dekker's Virgin Martyr
Attributed To:
Thomas Dekker
Philip Massinger
First Line:
Tis strange to see
Page No:
pp.66-67
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
The Hectors
Attributed To:
Edmund Prestwich
First Line:
For as when some common metals will serve
Page No:
pp.67-68
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
The Hectors
Attributed To:
Edmund Prestwich
First Line:
Beware | Of entrance to a quarrel but being in
Page No:
p.68
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Hamlet.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
But yesterday thou wast the common second
Page No:
p.68
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Beaumont and Fletcher's Little French Lawyer.
Attributed To:
Francis Beaumont
John Fletcher
First Line:
See the fate of traitors
Page No:
p.68
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Tatham's Distracted State
Attributed To:
John Tatham
First Line:
There's a mischief greater than all these
Page No:
p.68
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shirley's Gamester
Attributed To:
James Shirley
First Line:
A dower my lords disgrace not so your king
Page No:
p.69
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's First Part of King Henry VI.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Surely one
Page No:
p.69
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's News from Plymouth.
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
If he from heaven that filched that living fire
Page No:
pp.70-71
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Drayton's Ideas.
Attributed To:
Michael Drayton
First Line:
She now with jealous questions uttered fast
Page No:
p.70
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir. W. Davenant's Gondibert
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
When you are made my consort
Page No:
p.70
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Massinger's Maid of Honour.
Attributed To:
Philip Massinger
First Line:
Woman's forced use
Page No:
p.70
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Marston's Sophonisba
Attributed To:
John Marston
First Line:
Your brother did with vicious looseness
Page No:
p.70
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Chapman's Revenge for Honour
Attributed To:
George Chapman
First Line:
How like a hill of snow she sits and melts
Page No:
pp.71-72
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Beaumont and Fletcher's Queen of Corinth
Attributed To:
Francis Beaumont
John Fletcher
First Line:
She longs to be ravished
Page No:
p.71
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Beaumont and Fletcher's Maid in the Mill
Attributed To:
Francis Beaumont
John Fletcher
First Line:
He amongst all the ladies
Page No:
p.72
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Tourneur's Revenger's Tragedy
Attributed To:
Cyril Tourneur
First Line:
Kill me oh kill me rather let me die
Page No:
pp.72-73
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Rawlins's Rebellion
Attributed To:
Thomas Rawlins
First Line:
Lucreece was chaste after the rape but where
Page No:
p.72
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shirley's Royal Master
Attributed To:
James Shirley
First Line:
What foolish thief would rob an altar
Page No:
p.72
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Glapthorne's Albertus Wallenstein
Attributed To:
Henry Glapthorne
First Line:
Accuse tyrannic heaven that made you bright
Page No:
pp.73-74
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Fane's Sacrifice
Attributed To:
Sir Francis Fane
First Line:
Methinks I stand like Tarquin in the night
Page No:
p.73
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Hemmings's Fatal Contract
Attributed To:
William Heminges [Heming]
First Line:
Beauty I love but I hate toilsome rapes
Page No:
p.74
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Crown's Caligula
Attributed To:
John Crowne
First Line:
Men by timidity
Page No:
p.74
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Aleyn's Poictiers
Attributed To:
Charles Aleyn
First Line:
Rashness her heat but to first onsets brings
Page No:
p.74
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid. [Aleyn]
Attributed To:
Charles Aleyn
First Line:
To be too rash
Page No:
p.74
Poem Title:
[No title]
Attribution:
Chapman’s Revenge of Bussy D’ambois.
Attributed To:
George Chapman
First Line:
Accursed man
Page No:
p.75
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Beaumont and Fletcher's King or No King
Attributed To:
Francis Beaumont
John Fletcher
First Line:
Hence do we out of words create us arts
Page No:
p.75
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lord Brooke of Human Learning
Attributed To:
Fulke Greville
First Line:
If the beam of our lives had not one scale
Page No:
p.75
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Othello
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Oh accursed reason
Page No:
p.75
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Marston's Courtezan
Attributed To:
John Marston
First Line:
Oh most imperfect light of human reason
Page No:
p.75
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Webster's Dutchess of Malfy
Attributed To:
John Webster
First Line:
Rashness gentlemen
Page No:
p.75
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Glapthorne's Albertus Wallenstein
Attributed To:
Henry Glapthorne
First Line:
This spark of reason is not ours
Page No:
p.75
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Brandon's Anton to Octavia
Attributed To:
Samuel Brandon
First Line:
Man is not the prince of creatures
Page No:
p.76
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Field's Amends for Ladies
Attributed To:
Nathan Field
First Line:
There's nothing done but there is reason for it
Page No:
p.76
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Cupid's Whirligig
Attributed To:
Edward Sharpham
First Line:
Those fond philosophers that magnify
Page No:
p.76
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shirley's Brothers
Attributed To:
James Shirley
First Line:
Where men have several faiths to find the true
Page No:
pp.76-78
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Philosopher to the Dying Christian
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
I see the errors that I would avoid
Page No:
p.79
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir R. Howard's Great Favourite
Attributed To:
Sir Robert Howard
First Line:
There was a time when all the body's members
Page No:
pp.79-80
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Coriolanus
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
If we can make our peace
Page No:
pp.80-81
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Second Part of King Henry IV
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
My lord your son had only but the corps
Page No:
pp.81-82
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Second Part of King Henry IV
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
But well weighed reason told him that when law
Page No:
p.82
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Cartwright
Attributed To:
William Cartwright
First Line:
Sedition walks
Page No:
p.82
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Killegrew's Conspiracy
Attributed To:
Henry Killigrew
First Line:
The vulgar in rebellion are like
Page No:
p.82
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid. [Suckling]
Attributed To:
Sir John Suckling
First Line:
There is gain
Page No:
p.82
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Baron's Mirza
Attributed To:
Robert Baron
First Line:
This late commotion in your kingdom sir
Page No:
p.82
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Suckling's Brennoralt
Attributed To:
Sir John Suckling
First Line:
Want made them murmur for the people who
Page No:
p.82
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Aleyn's Henry VII
Attributed To:
Charles Aleyn
First Line:
Give me your hands all over one by one
Page No:
pp.83-84
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Julius Caesar
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
I'll not such favour to rebellion show
Page No:
p.83
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Crown's Charles VIII, of France
Attributed To:
John Crowne
First Line:
When swelling floods have overthrown the town
Page No:
p.83
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
G. Ferrers in the Mirror for Magistrates
Attributed To:
George Ferrers
First Line:
After this shipwreck I again must try
Page No:
p.84
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Drayton in the Mirror for Magistrates.
Attributed To:
Michael Drayton
First Line:
Are you here sir does it become a king
Page No:
p.84
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Fair Favourite
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
Sir I am pre-engaged let that suffice
Page No:
p.84
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dover's Roman Generals
Attributed To:
John Dover
First Line:
The better loathing courses so impure
Page No:
p.84
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Daniel's Civil War
Attributed To:
Samuel Daniel
First Line:
The king is full of grace and fair regard
Page No:
pp.84-86
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's King Henry V
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
The only way to salve a deep disease
Page No:
p.84
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lady Alimony
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
For never headstrong reformation will
Page No:
pp.86-87
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Daniel's Musophilus
Attributed To:
Samuel Daniel
First Line:
Formless themselves reforming do pretend
Page No:
p.86
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Daniel's Civil War
Attributed To:
Samuel Daniel
First Line:
I know you all and will awhile uphold
Page No:
p.86
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's First Part of King Henry IV
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Indeed a prince need not travel farther
Page No:
pp.87-88
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Middleton's Phoenix
Attributed To:
Thomas Middleton
First Line:
He wears his faith but as the fashion of
Page No:
p.88
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Much ado about Nothing
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Religion is a branch first set and blessed
Page No:
pp.88-89
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Chapman's Second Part of Byron's Conspiracy
Attributed To:
George Chapman
First Line:
Who labours to reform is fit to reign
Page No:
p.88
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid. [Middleton]
Attributed To:
Thomas Middleton
First Line:
Wise experience
Page No:
p.88
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Tatham's Distracted State
Attributed To:
John Tatham
First Line:
He whom God chooseth out of doubt doth well
Page No:
p.89
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lord Brooke's Mustapha
Attributed To:
Fulke Greville
First Line:
Sacred religion mother of form and fear
Page No:
p.89
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Daniel's Musophilus
Attributed To:
Samuel Daniel
First Line:
Divinity wrested by some factious blood
Page No:
p.90
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Webster's White Devil
Attributed To:
John Webster
First Line:
Seek true religion O where Mirreus
Page No:
p.90
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dr. Donne
Attributed To:
John Donne
First Line:
As men for fear the stars should sleep and nod
Page No:
pp.91-92
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Herbert.
Attributed To:
George Herbert
First Line:
Religion is the fool's bridle worn by policy
Page No:
p.91
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Mason's Muleasses
Attributed To:
John Mason
First Line:
Turn christian
Page No:
p.91
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dauborne's Christian turned Turk
Attributed To:
Robert Daborne
First Line:
Twere happy for our holy faith to bleed
Page No:
p.91
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shirley's St. Patrick for Ireland
Attributed To:
James Shirley
First Line:
Philosophy doth seem to laugh upon
Page No:
p.92
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Just Italian.
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
Religion ere imposed should first be taught
Page No:
p.92
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Christian's Reply to the Philosopher.
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
Religion's veiled in types from vulgar eyes
Page No:
p.92
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Fane's Love in the Dark
Attributed To:
Sir Francis Fane
First Line:
True piety without cessation tossed
Page No:
p.92
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Denham
Attributed To:
Sir John Denham
First Line:
Zeal against policy maintains debate
Page No:
pp.92-93
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
E. Of Orrery's Mustapha
Attributed To:
Roger Boyle
First Line:
My words fly up my thoughts remain below
Page No:
p.93
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Hamlet
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Up from the chaos of eternal night
Page No:
pp.93-94
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Chapman's Revenge of Bussey D'ambois
Attributed To:
George Chapman
First Line:
Who by repentance is not satisfied
Page No:
p.93
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Two Gentlemen of Verona
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
You with religion still will be severe
Page No:
p.93
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Crown's Second Part of the Destruction of Jerusalem
Attributed To:
John Crowne
First Line:
Heaven and angels
Page No:
p.94
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Middleton's Women beware Women.
Attributed To:
Thomas Middleton
First Line:
Man should do nothing that he should repent
Page No:
p.94
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Beaumont and Fletcher's Honest Man's Fortune
Attributed To:
Francis Beaumont
John Fletcher
First Line:
The drunkard after all his lavish cups
Page No:
p.94
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Webster's White Devil
Attributed To:
John Webster
First Line:
This brittle glass of life already broken
Page No:
pp.94-95
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Massinger's Emperor of the East
Attributed To:
Philip Massinger
First Line:
But penitence appears unnatural
Page No:
pp.95-97
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Gondibert
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
He for his sins hath paid with death and sorrow
Page No:
p.95
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Killegrew's Conspiracy
Attributed To:
Henry Killigrew
First Line:
He that repents ere he commits a fault
Page No:
p.95
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Cruel Brother
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
Hope with sorrow greatest faults are small
Page No:
p.95
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid. [Nabbs]
Attributed To:
Thomas Nabbes [Nabbs]
First Line:
Sorrow for past ills doth restore frail man
Page No:
p.95
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Nabbs's Microcosmus
Attributed To:
Thomas Nabbes [Nabbs]
First Line:
Tis not to cry God mercy or to sit
Page No:
p.95
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Quarles
Attributed To:
Francis Quarles
First Line:
A limb by being broke gets strength they say
Page No:
p.97
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Crown's Married Beau.
Attributed To:
John Crowne
First Line:
Tis not too late yet to recant all this
Page No:
p.97
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Fountain's Rewards of Virtue
Attributed To:
John Fountain
First Line:
For seldom shall a ruler lost his life
Page No:
p.98
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Mirror for Magistrates
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Open your ears for which of you will stop
Page No:
p.98
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Second Part of K. Henry IV
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Reason with the fellow
Page No:
p.98
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Coriolanus
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Forbear sharp speeches to her she's a lady
Page No:
p.99
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Cymbeline
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
I regard not as a straw the world
Page No:
p.99
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Nathaniel Field's Amends for Ladies
Attributed To:
Nathan Field
First Line:
If any here chance to behold himself
Page No:
pp.99-100
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Every Man out of his Humour
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
Is't not some vain report born without cause
Page No:
p.99
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Daniel's Philotas
Attributed To:
Samuel Daniel
First Line:
They that intend
Page No:
p.99
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Beaumont and Fletcher's Captain
Attributed To:
Francis Beaumont
John Fletcher
First Line:
Thou turn'st mine eyes into my very soul
Page No:
p.99
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Hamlet
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Wronged by flying rumours which like birds
Page No:
p.99
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Crown's Ambitious Statesman
Attributed To:
John Crowne
First Line:
As from water
Page No:
p.100
Poem Title:
[no title[
Attribution:
Nabbs's Hannibal and Scipio
Attributed To:
Thomas Nabbes [Nabbs]
First Line:
Do not with too severe
Page No:
pp.100-101
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Glapthorne's Albertus Wallenstein
Attributed To:
Henry Glapthorne
First Line:
Prithee forgive me
Page No:
p.100
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Middleton's Women beware Women
Attributed To:
Thomas Middleton
First Line:
You have heard
Page No:
p.100
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Chapman's Revenge of the Bussey D'ambois
Attributed To:
George Chapman
First Line:
Good name in man or woman
Page No:
pp.101-102
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Othello
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
I will not let thee sleep nor ear nor drink
Page No:
p.101
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Randolph's Jealous Lovers
Attributed To:
Thomas Randolph
First Line:
It is not just I should rebuke them for
Page No:
p.101
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Law against Lovers
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
Reprove not in their wrath incensed men
Page No:
p.101
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Randolph
Attributed To:
Thomas Randolph
First Line:
The purest treasure mortal times afford
Page No:
p.101
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's King Richard II
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Tis not enough to strive against the act
Page No:
p.101
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Quarles
Attributed To:
Francis Quarles
First Line:
If entreaty fail
Page No:
p.102
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Tourneur's Atheist's Tragedy
Attributed To:
Cyril Tourneur
First Line:
Reputation | Thou awe of fools and great men thou that choke'st
Page No:
p.102
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Marston's Sophoniba
Attributed To:
John Marston
First Line:
The credit wary keep tis quickly gone
Page No:
p.102
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Randolph
Attributed To:
Thomas Randolph
First Line:
The ulcerous reputation feels the poise
Page No:
p.102
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Middleton's Women beware Women
Attributed To:
Thomas Middleton
First Line:
This I'm sure of that each man naturally
Page No:
pp.102-103
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
The Hectors
Attributed To:
Edmund Prestwich
First Line:
Upon a time reputation love and death
Page No:
p.102
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Webster's Dutchess of Malfy
Attributed To:
John Webster
First Line:
Do not neglect the candour of thy name
Page No:
p.103
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Watkins
Attributed To:
Rowland Watkyns
First Line:
No crime so bold but would be understood
Page No:
p.103
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Denham
Attributed To:
Sir John Denham
First Line:
The hope and expectation of thy time
Page No:
pp.103-105
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's First Part of King Henry IV.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
The reputation
Page No:
p.103
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Denham's Sophy
Attributed To:
Sir John Denham
First Line:
He marched before report where what he meant
Page No:
p.105
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Daniel on the Death of the E. of Devonshire
Attributed To:
Samuel Daniel
First Line:
Some princes that they may the rumour gain
Page No:
pp.105-106
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant on the Restauration
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
We deem those things our sight doth most frequent
Page No:
p.105
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Drayton's Edward IV. to Mrs. Shore.
Attributed To:
Michael Drayton
First Line:
Why then being master
Page No:
p.105
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Beaumont and Fletcher's Custom of the Country
Attributed To:
Francis Beaumont
John Fletcher
First Line:
Your natural greatness never artful made
Page No:
p.105
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant on the Restauration
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
Let come what will I mean to bear it out
Page No:
p.106
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Locrine
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
When resolution hath prepared the will
Page No:
p.106
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Mirror for Magistrates
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Brave resolution I am proud to see
Page No:
p.107
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Heywood's Fair Maid of the Exchange
Attributed To:
Thomas Heywood
First Line:
Tell fools of fools
Page No:
p.107
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Chapman's Revenge for Honour.
Attributed To:
George Chapman
First Line:
Thy resolution would steel a coward
Page No:
p.107
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Beaumont and Fletcher's Little French Lawyer
Attributed To:
Francis Beaumont
John Fletcher
First Line:
Why look you sad
Page No:
p.107
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's King John
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Entice the trusty sun
Page No:
p.108
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Baron's Mirza
Attributed To:
Robert Baron
First Line:
His resolution's like
Page No:
p.108
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Suckling's Aglaura
Attributed To:
Sir John Suckling
First Line:
My resolution grounded on his service
Page No:
p.108
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Habbington's Queen of Arragon
Attributed To:
William Habington
First Line:
My resolution's firm for all my shakings
Page No:
p.108
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir R. Howard's Surprizal
Attributed To:
Sir Robert Howard
First Line:
She beheld the shepherd on his way
Page No:
p.108
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Brown's Pastorals
Attributed To:
William Browne
First Line:
A man of spirit beyond the reach of fear
Page No:
p.109
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Chapman's Bussey D'ambois
Attributed To:
George Chapman
First Line:
But if your resolutions be like mine
Page No:
p.109
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Crown's Darius
Attributed To:
John Crowne
First Line:
The wisdom madam of your private life
Page No:
p.109
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Underwoods
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
Who would believe thy metal could let sloth
Page No:
pp.109-110
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Chapman's Bussey D'ambois.
Attributed To:
George Chapman
First Line:
Court honours and your shadows of true joy
Page No:
p.110
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Goffe's Raging Turk
Attributed To:
Thomas Goffe [Gough]
First Line:
How like you this fair solitary life
Page No:
p.110
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dauborne's Poor Man's Comfort
Attributed To:
Robert Daborne
First Line:
That by their subaltern ministers
Page No:
p.110
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Daniel's Philotas
Attributed To:
Samuel Daniel
First Line:
The father's poverty has made thee happy
Page No:
pp.110-111
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Beaumonts and Fletcher's Laws of Candy
Attributed To:
Francis Beaumont
John Fletcher
First Line:
I'd rather like the violet grow
Page No:
p.111
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Habbington's Castura
Attributed To:
William Habington
First Line:
Let us to private shades
Page No:
p.111
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Crown's Regulus
Attributed To:
John Crowne
First Line:
O happiness of sweet retired content
Page No:
p.111
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Denham
Attributed To:
Sir John Denham
First Line:
Though he in all the people's eyes seemed great
Page No:
p.111
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid. [Denham]
Attributed To:
Sir John Denham
First Line:
Was man ever blessed with that excess of joy
Page No:
p.111
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Richard's Messallina
Attributed To:
Nathanael Richards
First Line:
Yours is a virtue of inferior rate
Page No:
p.111
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Gondibert
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
Horror hath her degrees there is excess
Page No:
p.112
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lord Brooke's Alaham
Attributed To:
Fulke Greville
First Line:
How miserable a thing is a great man
Page No:
p.112
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Crown's Thestes
Attributed To:
John Crowne
First Line:
Now I might do it pat now he is praying
Page No:
p.112
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Hamlet
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
To be revenged of a woman were a
Page No:
p.112
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lily's Endimion
Attributed To:
John Lyly
First Line:
Oh mine's revenge
Page No:
p.113
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid. [Marston]
Attributed To:
John Marston
First Line:
Revenge falls heavy that is raised by love
Page No:
p.113
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Marston's Insatiate Countess
Attributed To:
John Marston
First Line:
The fairest action of our humane life
Page No:
pp.113-114
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lady Carew's Mariam
Attributed To:
Cary [nee Tanfield] Elizabeth
First Line:
Who strikes a lion must be sure strike home
Page No:
p.113
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dauborne's Poor Man's Comfort
Attributed To:
Robert Daborne
First Line:
A true Italian spirit is a ball
Page No:
p.114
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sam. Rowley's Noble Spanish Soldier
Attributed To:
Samuel Rowley
First Line:
All armed with malice either less or more
Page No:
p.114
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Drayton's Barons Wars
Attributed To:
Michael Drayton
First Line:
How just soever
Page No:
p.114
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Massinger and Field's Fatal Dowry
Attributed To:
Philip Massinger
Nathan Field
First Line:
In this | You satisfy your anger and revenge
Page No:
p.114
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Massinger's City Madam
Attributed To:
Philip Massinger
First Line:
The best revenge is to reform our crimes
Page No:
p.114
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Middleton and Rowley's Spanish Gipsey
Attributed To:
William Rowley
Thomas Middleton
First Line:
The boisterous ocean when no winds oppose
Page No:
p.114
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Goffe's Couragious Turk.
Attributed To:
Thomas Goffe [Gough]
First Line:
Wise men secure that fates and execute
Page No:
p.114
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shirley's Traitor
Attributed To:
James Shirley
First Line:
Let craft with courtesy a while confer
Page No:
p.115
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
John Ford's Broken Heart
Attributed To:
John Ford
First Line:
Man's disposition is for to requite
Page No:
p.115
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Herrick
Attributed To:
Robert Herrick
First Line:
Revenge impatient Hubert proudly sought
Page No:
p.115
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Gondibert
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
Revenge is able
Page No:
p.115
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Nabbs's Hannibal and Scipio
Attributed To:
Thomas Nabbes [Nabbs]
First Line:
Revenge weak womens valour and in men
Page No:
p.115
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Gondibert
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
Rise from thy scorching den thou soul of mischief
Page No:
p.115
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Rawlins's Rebellion
Attributed To:
Thomas Rawlins
First Line:
Twas a poor a low revenge unworthy
Page No:
pp.115-116
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Denham's Sophy
Attributed To:
Sir John Denham
First Line:
And what's so desperate as an angry slave
Page No:
p.116
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Crown's Charles VIII. of France
Attributed To:
John Crowne
First Line:
If either vice or virtue we aband
Page No:
p.116
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Mirror for Magistrates
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
There are affronts so great
Page No:
p.116
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Tuke's Adventures of Five Hearts
Attributed To:
Sir Samuel Tuke
First Line:
Thou art so far before
Page No:
p.116
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Macbeth
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Who merits my revenge and hate must prove
Page No:
p.116
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Crown's Juliana
Attributed To:
John Crowne
First Line:
For such great merit do upbraid
Page No:
p.117
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Daniel's Civil War
Attributed To:
Samuel Daniel
First Line:
He bestows rich largess on his men
Page No:
pp.117-118
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Aleyn's Poictiers
Attributed To:
Charles Aleyn
First Line:
Honour pays | Double where kings neglect and he is valiant
Page No:
p.117
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shirley's Example
Attributed To:
James Shirley
First Line:
They follow virtue for reward to day
Page No:
p.117
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Epigrams
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
Tis well if some men will do well for price
Page No:
p.117
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Catiline
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
Fate will have thee pursue
Page No:
pp.118-119
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Catiline
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
He who his country serves with justice may
Page No:
p.118
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dover's Roman Generals
Attributed To:
John Dover
First Line:
Nor is it safe for subjects since
Page No:
p.118
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Baron's Mirza
Attributed To:
Robert Baron
First Line:
I love these ancient ruins
Page No:
pp.119-120
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Webster's Dutchess of Malfy
Attributed To:
John Webster
First Line:
It is decreed nor shall thy fate O Rome
Page No:
p.119
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid. [Catiline]
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
Repulse upon repulse an inmate consul
Page No:
p.119
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid. [Johnson]
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
Such are the judgments of the heavenly powers
Page No:
p.119
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Daniel's Philotas
Attributed To:
Samuel Daniel
First Line:
All things decay with time the forest sees
Page No:
p.120
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Herrick
Attributed To:
Robert Herrick
First Line:
Destruction | Overtakes as often those that fly as those that
Page No:
p.120
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Denham's Sophy
Attributed To:
Sir John Denham
First Line:
Nought's had all's spent
Page No:
p.120
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Macbeth
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
She but shows thee
Page No:
p.120
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Nabbs's Microcosmus
Attributed To:
Thomas Nabbes [Nabbs]
First Line:
But when men think most in safety stand
Page No:
p.121
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Drayton's Barons Wars
Attributed To:
Michael Drayton
First Line:
In satires each man though untouched complains
Page No:
p.121
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Poetaster
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
In that calm harbour
Page No:
p.121
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir R. Howard's Blind Lady
Attributed To:
Sir Robert Howard
First Line:
Their safeties had no counterpoise at all
Page No:
p.121
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Aleyn's Henry VII
Attributed To:
Charles Aleyn
First Line:
This rule is certain
Page No:
p.121
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
John Ford's Lovers Melancholy
Attributed To:
John Ford
First Line:
Too happy were men if they understood
Page No:
p.121
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Fountain's Rewards pf Virtue
Attributed To:
John Fountain
First Line:
What though the sea be calm trust to the shore
Page No:
p.121
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Herrick
Attributed To:
Robert Herrick
First Line:
Yet satires since the most of mankind be
Page No:
p.121
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson on Dr. Donne's Death
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
Your ruin yet appears not and you think
Page No:
p.121
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Killegrew's Conspiracy
Attributed To:
Henry Killigrew
First Line:
I'm one whose whip of steel can with a lash
Page No:
p.122
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Randolph's Muses Looking-Glass
Attributed To:
Thomas Randolph
First Line:
My anticipation shall prevent your
Page No:
p.122
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Hamlet
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
So dost thou aim thy darts which even when
Page No:
p.122
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Cartwright
Attributed To:
William Cartwright
First Line:
Thy star was judgment only and right sense
Page No:
p.122
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid. [Cartwright]
Attributed To:
William Cartwright
First Line:
A secret in his mouth
Page No:
p.123
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Case is alter'd
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
Intents ill carried are that men may know
Page No:
p.123
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lord Brooke's Alaham
Attributed To:
Fulke Greville
First Line:
Our grave counsellor
Page No:
p.123
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Chapman's Second Part of Byron's Conspiracy
Attributed To:
George Chapman
First Line:
The open merry man
Page No:
p.123
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Underwoods
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
Tis no sin love's fruits to steal
Page No:
p.123
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Volpone
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
Why have I blabbed who shall be true to us
Page No:
p.123
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Troilus and Cressida
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Be well advised and think what danger tis
Page No:
p.124
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid. [Webster]
Attributed To:
John Webster
First Line:
Canst thous conceal a secret
Page No:
p.124
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Marston's Fawn
Attributed To:
John Marston
First Line:
Deep policy in us makes fools of such
Page No:
p.124
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Tourneur's Revenger's Tragedy
Attributed To:
Cyril Tourneur
First Line:
For he that prates his secrets his heart
Page No:
p.124
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid. [Tourneur]
Attributed To:
Cyril Tourneur
First Line:
I'll conceal this secret from the world
Page No:
p.124
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid. [Webster]
Attributed To:
John Webster
First Line:
It is an equal fault
Page No:
p.124
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Webster's Dutchess of Malfy
Attributed To:
John Webster
First Line:
One should look well to whom his mind he leaves
Page No:
p.124
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
E. of Sterline's Julius Caesar
Attributed To:
William Alexander
First Line:
Secret I never had that disease of the mother
Page No:
pp.124-125
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Tourneur's Revenger's Tragedy
Attributed To:
Cyril Tourneur
First Line:
But if all court secrets come to light what
Page No:
p.125
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
W. Smith's Hector of Germany
Attributed To:
Wentworth Smith
First Line:
For apprentices though they are bound to keep
Page No:
p.125
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Richard Brome's Mad Couple well match'd
Attributed To:
Richard Brome
First Line:
He deserves small trust
Page No:
p.125
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
John Ford's Broken Heart
Attributed To:
John Ford
First Line:
He that known great men's secrets and proves slight
Page No:
p.125
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid. [Tourneur]
Attributed To:
Cyril Tourneur
First Line:
Henry so covered this advertisement
Page No:
p.125
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Aleyn's Henry VII
Attributed To:
Charles Aleyn
First Line:
Know a broken oath is no such burthen
Page No:
p.125
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Richard Brome's Love-sick Court
Attributed To:
Richard Brome
First Line:
Remember that a prince's secrets
Page No:
p.125
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Massinger's Duke of Milan
Attributed To:
Philip Massinger
First Line:
Who trust those secrets where on honour rests
Page No:
p.125
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid. [Richard Brome]
Attributed To:
Richard Brome
First Line:
Guilty of folly I am trust a woman
Page No:
p.126
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Baron's Mirza
Attributed To:
Robert Baron
First Line:
Harken ye men that ever shall love like me
Page No:
pp.126-127
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Bishop King
Attributed To:
Henry King
First Line:
I am ruined in her confession
Page No:
p.126
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Marmion's Antiquary
Attributed To:
Shackerley Marmion
First Line:
Safe in thy breast close lock up thy intents
Page No:
p.126
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Randolph
Attributed To:
Thomas Randolph
First Line:
Thou hittest | So just upon my thoughts thy tongue is tipped
Page No:
p.126
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Rawlins's Rebellion
Attributed To:
Thomas Rawlins
First Line:
As winds whose violence out does all art
Page No:
p.127
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir. W. Davenant's Gondibert
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
But if | This secrecy be a gallant's highest quality
Page No:
pp.127-128
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Fane's Love in the Dark
Attributed To:
Sir Francis Fane
First Line:
Search not to find what lies too deeply hid
Page No:
p.127
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Denham
Attributed To:
Sir John Denham
First Line:
The plot wherewith I labour can admit
Page No:
p.127
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Freeman's Imperiale
Attributed To:
Sir Ralph Freeman
First Line:
But why do I the soul and sense divide
Page No:
p.128
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir John Davies
Attributed To:
Sir John Davies
First Line:
I'm ruined because I know all their designs
Page No:
p.128
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Crown's Ambitious Statesman
Attributed To:
John Crowne
First Line:
This power's sense which from abroad doth bring
Page No:
p.128
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid. [Sir John Davies]
Attributed To:
Sir John Davies
First Line:
Every good servant does not all commands
Page No:
p.129
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Cymbeline
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Had I but served my god with half the zeal
Page No:
p.129
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's King Henry VIII
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
How does our palace now resemble great Mahomet's
Page No:
p.129
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Unfortunate Usurper
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Tis mad idolatry
Page No:
pp.129-130
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Troilus and Cressida
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Better to leave undone than by our deed
Page No:
p.130
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Antony and Cleopatra
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
I follow him to serve my turn upon him
Page No:
p.130
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid. [Shakespeare]
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
That such a slave as this should wear a sword
Page No:
pp.130-131
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's King Lear
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
There be some sports are painful but their labour
Page No:
p.130
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Tempest
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Tis the curse of service
Page No:
p.130
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Othello
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Methinks thou art more honest now than wise
Page No:
p.131
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Timon
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
The Turk in this divine discipline is
Page No:
p.131
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Silent Woman
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
Their services are clock like to be set
Page No:
p.131
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Case is alter'd
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
I'll double thy reward
Page No:
p.132
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Beaumont and Fletcher's Custom of the Country
Attributed To:
Francis Beaumont
John Fletcher
First Line:
Is all our train
Page No:
p.132
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Webster's Dutchess of Malfy
Attributed To:
John Webster
First Line:
O more than happy ten times were that king
Page No:
p.132
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
E. of Sterline's Darius
Attributed To:
William Alexander
First Line:
Oh fear a servant's tongue
Page No:
p.132
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Marston's Sophonisba
Attributed To:
John Marston
First Line:
Then men are men when they are all their own
Page No:
p.132
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
E. of Sterline's Julius Caesar
Attributed To:
William Alexander
First Line:
As in virtuous actions
Page No:
p.133
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Massinger's Duke of Milan
Attributed To:
Philip Massinger
First Line:
O the inconstant
Page No:
p.133
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid. [Webster]
Attributed To:
John Webster
First Line:
The crocodile which lives in the river
Page No:
p.133
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Webster's White Devil
Attributed To:
John Webster
First Line:
Equal nature fashioned us
Page No:
p.134
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Massinger's Bondman
Attributed To:
Philip Massinger
First Line:
Happy those times
Page No:
pp.134-135
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Massinger's Bondman
Attributed To:
Philip Massinger
First Line:
Shall I then | For a foolish whipping leave to honour him
Page No:
p.134
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Massinger's Duke of Milan
Attributed To:
Philip Massinger
First Line:
By her example warned let all great women
Page No:
p.135
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Massinger's Emperor of the East
Attributed To:
Philip Massinger
First Line:
Tis reported | There is a drink of forgetfulness which once tasted
Page No:
pp.135-136
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Massinger's Bashful Lover
Attributed To:
Philip Massinger
First Line:
From the king | To the beggar by gradation all are servants
Page No:
p.136
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Massinger's Unnatural Combat
Attributed To:
Philip Massinger
First Line:
I am not of that harsh and morose temper
Page No:
p.136
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Massinger's New Way to pay Old Debts
Attributed To:
Philip Massinger
First Line:
If you punish | My hasty application of your favours
Page No:
pp.136-137
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shirley's Honoria and Mammon
Attributed To:
James Shirley
First Line:
Expect not more from servants than is just
Page No:
pp.137-138
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Denham
Attributed To:
Sir John Denham
First Line:
He used Cleander as the lame
Page No:
p.137
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Tatham's Distracted State
Attributed To:
John Tatham
First Line:
How cheaply do we see some service bought
Page No:
p.137
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Aleyn's Crescey
Attributed To:
Charles Aleyn
First Line:
Men that are born to serve must seek to please
Page No:
p.137
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Richard Brome's New Academy
Attributed To:
Richard Brome
First Line:
My birth is noble though the popular blast
Page No:
p.137
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
John Ford's Broken Heart
Attributed To:
John Ford
First Line:
Tis liberty to serve one lord but he
Page No:
p.137
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Herrick
Attributed To:
Robert Herrick
First Line:
When I may reveal
Page No:
p.137
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Suckling's Sad One
Attributed To:
Sir John Suckling
First Line:
When servant's servant's slaves once relish licence
Page No:
p.137
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
John Ford's Fancies chaste and noble
Attributed To:
John Ford
First Line:
First the two eyes which have the seeing power
Page No:
pp.138-139
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir John Davies
Attributed To:
Sir John Davies
First Line:
Service beyond the gratitude of kings
Page No:
p.138
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Crown's First Part of the Destruction of Jerusalem
Attributed To:
John Crowne
First Line:
Meanwhile all rest | Sealed up and silent as when rigid frosts
Page No:
p.139
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Catiline
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
Out of this silence yet I picked a welcome
Page No:
p.139
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Midsummer-night's Dream
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Silence in woman is like speech in man
Page No:
pp.139-140
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Silent Woman
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
Silence is the perfectest herald of joy
Page No:
p.139
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Much ado about Nothing
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Silence shall digest
Page No:
p.139
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lilly's Sapho and Phao
Attributed To:
John Lyly
First Line:
By uttering what thou knowest less glory'd got
Page No:
p.140
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Brown's Pastorals
Attributed To:
William Browne
First Line:
In his looks | He carries guilt whose horror breeds this strange
Page No:
p.140
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Randolph's Amyntas
Attributed To:
Thomas Randolph
First Line:
Oh silence thou dost swallow pleasure right
Page No:
p.140
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Marston's Sophonisba
Attributed To:
John Marston
First Line:
Silence hath rhetoric and veils are best
Page No:
p.140
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Aleyn's Crescey
Attributed To:
Charles Aleyn
First Line:
This is a motion still and soft
Page No:
p.140
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Killegrew's Conspiracy
Attributed To:
Henry Killigrew
First Line:
You know my wishes ever yours did meet
Page No:
p.140
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lady Carew's Mariam
Attributed To:
Cary [nee Tanfield] Elizabeth
First Line:
Changed to as great a silence
Page No:
p.141
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Killegrew's Conspiracy
Attributed To:
Henry Killigrew
First Line:
For sin's so sweet
Page No:
p.141
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Underwoods
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
Foul deeds will rise
Page No:
p.141
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Hamlet
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
From love of grace
Page No:
p.141
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Hamlet
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
He that for love of goodness hateth ill
Page No:
p.141
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Epigrams
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
Our misdeeds procure us still
Page No:
p.141
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Brandon's Octavia
Attributed To:
Samuel Brandon
First Line:
Who is in sinfulness so bold
Page No:
p.141
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Mirror for Magistrates
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Alas that in the wane of our affections
Page No:
p.142
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Chapman's Bussey D'ambois
Attributed To:
George Chapman
First Line:
Bear witness yet ye good and evil spirits
Page No:
p.142
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lord Brooke's Alaham
Attributed To:
Fulke Greville
First Line:
Before I was secure against death and hell
Page No:
p.142
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid. [Chapman]
Attributed To:
George Chapman
First Line:
God that to pass will have his justice come
Page No:
p.142
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lord Brooke's Inquisition on Fame and Honour
Attributed To:
Fulke Greville
First Line:
Pleasure and youth like smiling evils woo us
Page No:
p.142
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Middleton and Rowley's Spanish Gipsy
Attributed To:
William Rowley
Thomas Middleton
First Line:
What though our sins go brave and better clad
Page No:
p.142
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Daniel's Octavia to Antonius
Attributed To:
Samuel Daniel
First Line:
All men have sins
Page No:
p.143
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Barry's Ram-Alley
Attributed To:
Lording Barry
First Line:
Are you so bitter tis but want of use
Page No:
p.143
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Middleton's Women beware Women
Attributed To:
Thomas Middleton
First Line:
Maids and their honours are like poor beginners
Page No:
p.143
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Tourneur's Revenger's Tragedy
Attributed To:
Cyril Tourneur
First Line:
Tis fearful building upon any sin
Page No:
p.143
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Smith's Hector of Germany
Attributed To:
Wentworth Smith
First Line:
What monstrous days are these
Page No:
p.143
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Middleton's Phoenix
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Another's sin sometimes procures our shame
Page No:
p.144
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Quarles
Attributed To:
Francis Quarles
First Line:
Tell me why heaven first did suffer sin
Page No:
pp.144-145
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Philosopher to the Dying Christian
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
Three fatal sisters wait upon each sin
Page No:
p.144
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Herrick
Attributed To:
Robert Herrick
First Line:
Tis a bold cowardice when men shall dare
Page No:
p.144
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Aleyn's Henry VII
Attributed To:
Charles Aleyn
First Line:
What a strange glass they've showed me now myself in
Page No:
p.144
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Suckling's Aglaura
Attributed To:
Sir John Suckling
First Line:
I cannot hide what I am I must be
Page No:
pp.145-146
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Much ado about Nothing
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
I perceive | In flesh or spirit we are sinners all
Page No:
p.145
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Crown's Married Beau
Attributed To:
John Crowne
First Line:
Men should be what they seem
Page No:
p.145
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Othello
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
That sin | Becomes a virtue that chastises sin
Page No:
p.145
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Crown's Thyestes
Attributed To:
John Crowne
First Line:
Who would be wicked when the very crime
Page No:
p.145
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Stapylton's Step-Mother
Attributed To:
Sir Robert Stapylton [Stapleton]
First Line:
His nature is too noble for the world
Page No:
p.146
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Coriolanus
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
His words are bonds his oaths are oracles
Page No:
p.146
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Two Gentlemen of Verona
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
What is it troublesome to be beloved
Page No:
pp.146-147
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Daniel's Arcadia
Attributed To:
Samuel Daniel
First Line:
While others fish with craft for great opinion
Page No:
p.146
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Troilus and Cressida
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Bashfulness seize you we pronouce
Page No:
p.147
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Marston's Courtezan
Attributed To:
John Marston
First Line:
I cannot clothe my thoughts and just defence
Page No:
p.147
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Massinger's Bondman
Attributed To:
Philip Massinger
First Line:
What hearts do think the tongues were made to show
Page No:
p.147
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
E. of Sterline's Croesus
Attributed To:
William Alexander
First Line:
A wife oh fetters
Page No:
pp.148-149
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dekker's Wonder of a Kingdom
Attributed To:
Thomas Dekker
First Line:
God weighs the heart whom we can never move
Page No:
p.148
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Watkins
Attributed To:
Rowland Watkyns
First Line:
Her words are trusty heralds to her mind
Page No:
p.148
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
John Ford's Love's Sacrifice
Attributed To:
John Ford
First Line:
Innocence below enjoys
Page No:
p.148
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sicily and Naples
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Men that are hearty and sincere come late
Page No:
p.148
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Platonick Lovers
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
Wealth shall not now be made the price of blood
Page No:
p.148
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir Thomas Higgons on the Restoration
Attributed To:
Sir Thomas Higgons
First Line:
Wrong not thy fair youth nor the world deprive
Page No:
p.148
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Drayton's Legend of Matilda
Attributed To:
Michael Drayton
First Line:
A bachelor | May thrive by observation on a little
Page No:
p.149
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
John Ford's Fancys chaste and noble
Attributed To:
John Ford
First Line:
Like a free wanton jennet in the meadows
Page No:
p.149
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Massinger and Field's Fatal Dowry
Attributed To:
Philip Massinger
Nathan Field
First Line:
O fie upon this single life forego it
Page No:
p.149
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Webster's Dutchess of Malfy
Attributed To:
John Webster
First Line:
Say a man never marry nor have children
Page No:
p.149
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid. [Webster]
Attributed To:
John Webster
First Line:
Some more like you might powerfully confute
Page No:
pp.149-150
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Bishop King
Attributed To:
Henry King
First Line:
For thy smell | Sabaea shall be translated where thou goest
Page No:
p.150
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Nabbs's Microcosmus
Attributed To:
Thomas Nabbes [Nabbs]
First Line:
Great grief will not be told
Page No:
p.150
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Spenser's Fairy Queen
Attributed To:
Edmund Spenser
First Line:
Next in the nostrils doth she use the smell
Page No:
p.150
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir John Davies
Attributed To:
Sir John Davies
First Line:
For my particular grief
Page No:
pp.151-152
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Othello
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
He oft finds medicine who his grief imparts
Page No:
p.151
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Spenser's Fairy Queen
Attributed To:
Edmund Spenser
First Line:
My Dionysia shall we rest us here
Page No:
p.151
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Pericles
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
My heart is as an anvil unto sorrow
Page No:
p.151
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Marloe's Edward II
Attributed To:
Christopher Marlowe
First Line:
One fire burns out another's burning
Page No:
p.151
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Romeo and Juliet
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Our pleasures posting guests make but small stay
Page No:
p.151
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Brandon's Octavia
Attributed To:
Samuel Brandon
First Line:
She bad him tellen plain
Page No:
p.151
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid [Spenser]
Attributed To:
Edmund Spenser
First Line:
Great lords wise men never sit and wail their loss
Page No:
p.152
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Third Part of King Henry VI
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Griefs of mine own lie heavy in my breast
Page No:
p.152
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Romeo and Juliet
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
He bears the sentence well that nothing bears
Page No:
p.152
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid. [Shakespear]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Oh who can hold a fire in his hand
Page No:
p.152
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's King Richard II
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
You yield too much unto your griefs and fate
Page No:
pp.152-153
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Poetaster
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
Amazed he stands nor voice nor body stirs
Page No:
p.153
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Daniel's Rosamond
Attributed To:
Samuel Daniel
First Line:
Griefs that sound so loud prove always light
Page No:
p.153
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Chapman's Widow's Tears
Attributed To:
George Chapman
First Line:
It is some ease our sorrows to reveal
Page No:
p.153
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Daniel's Cleopatra
Attributed To:
Samuel Daniel
First Line:
My coming but increased grief's starting store
Page No:
p.153
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
E. of Sterline's Croesus
Attributed To:
William Alexander
First Line:
What news brings thou can Egypt yet yield more
Page No:
p.153
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid. [Daniel]
Attributed To:
Samuel Daniel
First Line:
As doth the yearly augur of the spring
Page No:
pp.154-155
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Drayton's Queen Isabel to Richard II
Attributed To:
Michael Drayton
First Line:
I drink | So deep of grief that he must only think
Page No:
p.154
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Marston's Sophonisba
Attributed To:
John Marston
First Line:
Language thou art too narrow and too weak
Page No:
p.154
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dr. Donne
Attributed To:
John Donne
First Line:
Long time he tossed his thoughts
Page No:
p.154
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid. [Marston]
Attributed To:
John Marston
First Line:
Shall sorrow through the waves of woes to sail
Page No:
p.154
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
E. of Sterline's Julius Caesar
Attributed To:
William Alexander
First Line:
Be of comfort and your heavy sorrow
Page No:
p.155
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Heywood's Woman kill'd with Kindness
Attributed To:
Thomas Heywood
First Line:
Great sorrows have no leisure to complain
Page No:
p.155
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Goffe's Raging Turk
Attributed To:
Thomas Goffe [Gough]
First Line:
I suffer now for what hath former been
Page No:
p.155
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid. [Webster]
Attributed To:
John Webster
First Line:
Oh be of comfort
Page No:
p.155
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Webster's Dutchess of Malfy
Attributed To:
John Webster
First Line:
Past sorrows let us moderately lament them
Page No:
p.155
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid. [Webster]
Attributed To:
John Webster
First Line:
There's no way to make sorrow light
Page No:
p.155
Poem Title:
[No title]
Attribution:
Will. Rowley’s New Wonder.
Attributed To:
William Rowley
First Line:
Things of small moment we can scarcely hold
Page No:
p.155
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Drayton's Barons Wars
Attributed To:
Michael Drayton
First Line:
Unkindness do thy office poor heart break
Page No:
p.155
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Webster's White Devil
Attributed To:
John Webster
First Line:
Woe will break
Page No:
p.155
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Goffe's Orestes
Attributed To:
Thomas Goffe [Gough]
First Line:
He doubles grief that comments on a woe
Page No:
p.156
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Return from Parnassus
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Oh do not hide thy sorrows show them brief
Page No:
p.156
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid. [Brown]
Attributed To:
William Browne
First Line:
Sorrow doth hate
Page No:
p.156
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Brown's Pastorals
Attributed To:
William Browne
First Line:
Souls sunk in sorrows never are without them
Page No:
p.156
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
John Ford's Broken Heart
Attributed To:
John Ford
First Line:
Times have their changes sorrow makes men wise
Page No:
p.156
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
John Ford's Perkin Warbeck
Attributed To:
John Ford
First Line:
What I have lost kind shepherds all you know
Page No:
p.156
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid. [Brown]
Attributed To:
William Browne
First Line:
Be advised how you
Page No:
p.157
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shirley's Love's Cruelty
Attributed To:
James Shirley
First Line:
He sad heart being robbed
Page No:
p.157
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Randolph's Amyntas
Attributed To:
Thomas Randolph
First Line:
My griefs shall lead me this way
Page No:
p.157
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sharp's Noble Stranger
Attributed To:
Lewis Sharpe
First Line:
Pray do not conceal
Page No:
p.157
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Nabbs's Unfortunate Mother
Attributed To:
Thomas Nabbes [Nabbs]
First Line:
There is no joy
Page No:
p.157
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Gomersall's Lodovick Sforza
Attributed To:
Robert Gomersall
First Line:
To vex when mischiefs are quite past and gone
Page No:
p.157
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Nevile's Poor Scholar
Attributed To:
Robert Neville
First Line:
All we gain
Page No:
p.158
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir William Davenant's Elegy on B. Haselrick
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
How beautiful is sorrow when tis dressed
Page No:
p.158
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir William Davenant's Love and Honour
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
I must confess when I did part from you
Page No:
p.158
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Suckling
Attributed To:
Sir John Suckling
First Line:
I need no muse to give my passion vent
Page No:
p.158
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Cleveland
Attributed To:
John Cleveland
First Line:
Like the camelion's colours that decay
Page No:
p.158
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir William Davenant's Journey into Worcestershire
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
The remedy to woe
Page No:
p.158
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Merry Devil of Edmonton
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
To grieve at this were in these senseless times
Page No:
p.158
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Jones's Adrasta
Attributed To:
John Jones
First Line:
Consider sorrows how they are aright
Page No:
p.159
Poem Title:
[No title]
Attribution:
Herrick.
Attributed To:
Robert Herrick
First Line:
For grief concealed like hidden fire consumes
Page No:
p.159
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Denham's Sophy
Attributed To:
Sir John Denham
First Line:
For still imparted councils do increase
Page No:
p.159
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir Robert Howard's Blind Lady
Attributed To:
Sir Robert Howard
First Line:
Grief's conflict gave these hairs their silver shine
Page No:
p.159
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid. [Davenant]
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
The sharpest drugs are of the healthiest operation
Page No:
p.159
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Gilbert Swinhoe's Unhappy Fair Irene
Attributed To:
Gilbert Swinhoe
First Line:
To vent my sorrows yields me no relief
Page No:
p.159
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Thomas Ford
Attributed To:
Thomas Forde
First Line:
Why shouldst thou grieve
Page No:
p.159
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir Robert Howard's Indian Queen
Attributed To:
Sir Robert Howard
First Line:
Yet both your griefs I'll chide as ignorance
Page No:
p.159
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir William Davenant's Gondibert
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
Believe that sorrow truest is which lies
Page No:
p.160
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Bishop King
Attributed To:
Henry King
First Line:
Can human sorrows be delights to the gods
Page No:
p.160
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Crown's Darius
Attributed To:
John Crowne
First Line:
For how may we to other things attain
Page No:
pp.160-161
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir John Davies
Attributed To:
Sir John Davies
First Line:
Grief speaks there loudest where the mourner's dumb
Page No:
p.160
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Orgula
Attributed To:
Leonard Willan
First Line:
Grief's like a river which does silent creep
Page No:
p.160
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dover's Roman Generals
Attributed To:
John Dover
First Line:
Know henceforth that grief's vital part
Page No:
p.160
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Bishop Corbet
Attributed To:
Richard Corbett
First Line:
Sorrows speak loud without a tongue
Page No:
p.160
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid. [King]
Attributed To:
Henry King
First Line:
That grief does far all other griefs transcend
Page No:
p.160
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
E. of Orrery's Henry V
Attributed To:
Roger Boyle
First Line:
You hunt our griefs as they were hard to find
Page No:
p.160
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Crown's Regulus
Attributed To:
John Crowne
First Line:
As is the fable of the lady fair
Page No:
p.161
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid. [Davies]
Attributed To:
Sir John Davies
First Line:
One thinks the soul is air another fire
Page No:
p.162
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir John Davies
Attributed To:
Sir John Davies
First Line:
The workman on his stuff his skill doth show
Page No:
pp.162-163
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir John Davies
Attributed To:
Sir John Davies
First Line:
To judge herself she must herself transcend
Page No:
p.162
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid [Davies]
Attributed To:
Sir John Davies
First Line:
Doubtless in man there is a nature found
Page No:
p.163
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid. [Davies]
Attributed To:
Sir John Davies
First Line:
If she were but the body's quality
Page No:
p.163
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid. [Davies]
Attributed To:
Sir John Davies
First Line:
No body can at once two forms admit
Page No:
p.163
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid. [Davies]
Attributed To:
Sir John Davies
First Line:
But high perfection to the soul it brings
Page No:
p.164
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid. [Davies]
Attributed To:
Sir John Davies
First Line:
But how shall we this union well express
Page No:
p.164
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir John Davies
Attributed To:
Sir John Davies
First Line:
As a cunning prince that useth spies
Page No:
p.165
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid. [Davies]
Attributed To:
Sir John Davies
First Line:
Our bodies every footstep that they make
Page No:
p.165
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir John Davies
Attributed To:
Sir John Davies
First Line:
Yet say these men if all her organs die
Page No:
pp.165-167
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir John Davies
Attributed To:
Sir John Davies
First Line:
I was a scholar seven useful springs
Page No:
pp.168-169
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Marston's What you will
Attributed To:
John Marston
First Line:
That our souls in reason are immortal
Page No:
p.168
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Chapman's Caesar and Pompey
Attributed To:
George Chapman
First Line:
Think of her worth and think that God did mean
Page No:
p.168
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir John Davies
Attributed To:
Sir John Davies
First Line:
For bodies shall from death redeemed be
Page No:
p.169
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid. [Donne]
Attributed To:
John Donne
First Line:
Let man's soul be a sphere and then in this
Page No:
p.169
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dr. Donne
Attributed To:
John Donne
First Line:
That learned father which so firmly proves
Page No:
pp.169-170
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Drayton's Ideas
Attributed To:
Michael Drayton
First Line:
The soul her liking easily can espy
Page No:
p.169
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Drayton's Pierce Gaveston
Attributed To:
Michael Drayton
First Line:
Who is there sure he hath a soul unless
Page No:
p.169
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid. [Donne]
Attributed To:
John Donne
First Line:
Didst thou never see
Page No:
p.170
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Webster's Dutchess of Malfy
Attributed To:
John Webster
First Line:
That souls immortal are I easily grant
Page No:
pp.170-171
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
True Trojans
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Every soul's alike a musical instrument
Page No:
p.171
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Massinger's Very Woman
Attributed To:
Philip Massinger
First Line:
How formless is the form of man the soul
Page No:
p.171
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
May's Cleopatra
Attributed To:
Thomas May
First Line:
Man's soul immortal is whilst here they live
Page No:
pp.171-173
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
May's Continuation of Lucan
Attributed To:
Thomas May
First Line:
Philosophers who have so anxious been
Page No:
p.171
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Aleyn's Henry VII
Attributed To:
Charles Aleyn
First Line:
Ill purchased life indeed whose ransom craves
Page No:
p.173
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
The Queen, or, The Excellency of her Sex
Attributed To:
John Ford
First Line:
Tis true that the souls
Page No:
pp.173-174
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Rutter's Shepherd's Holiday
Attributed To:
Joseph Rutter
First Line:
Man's soul in a perpetual motion flows
Page No:
p.174
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Denham
Attributed To:
Sir John Denham
First Line:
Our souls but like unhappy strangers come
Page No:
p.174
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid. [Davenant]
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
That soul which gave me life was seen by none
Page No:
p.174
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid. [Denham]
Attributed To:
Sir John Denham
First Line:
Though life since finite has no ill excuse
Page No:
p.174
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Philosopher to the Christian
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
Sure some men's souls are given them for plagues
Page No:
p.175
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Crown's Ambitious Statesman
Attributed To:
John Crowne
First Line:
The wanton spring lies dallying with the earth
Page No:
pp.175-176
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Marston's What you will
Attributed To:
John Marston
First Line:
Whence is it that the air so sudden clears
Page No:
p.175
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Masques
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
Now had the sun rode through his winter stage
Page No:
p.176
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Aleyn's Poictiers
Attributed To:
Charles Aleyn
First Line:
Now that the winter's gone the earth hath lost
Page No:
p.176
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Carew
Attributed To:
Thomas Carew
First Line:
At what a divers price do divers men
Page No:
p.177
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Mortimer
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
The ox which lately did for shelter fly
Page No:
p.177
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Carew
Attributed To:
Thomas Carew
First Line:
There can no king imagine aught so bad
Page No:
p.177
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
G. Ferrers in the Mirror for Magistrates
Attributed To:
George Ferrers
First Line:
What a verdant weed the spring arrays
Page No:
p.177
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Randolph's Jealous Lovers
Attributed To:
Thomas Randolph
First Line:
When wilful princes carelessly despise
Page No:
p.177
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Mirror for Magistrates
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Forbear you things
Page No:
p.178
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Sejanus
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
I will not ask why Caesar bids do this
Page No:
pp.178-179
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Sejanus
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
As a city dame
Page No:
pp.179-180
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Chapman's First Part of Byron's Conspiracy
Attributed To:
George Chapman
First Line:
He must be the organ we must work by now
Page No:
p.179
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid. [Johnson]
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
But this is still the fate of those that are
Page No:
p.180
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid. [Daniel]
Attributed To:
Samuel Daniel
First Line:
For they who speak but privately to kings
Page No:
p.180
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid. [Daniel]
Attributed To:
Samuel Daniel
First Line:
See how these great men clothe their private hate
Page No:
p.180
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid. [Daniel]
Attributed To:
Samuel Daniel
First Line:
Thus must we do who are enthralled to kings
Page No:
p.180
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Daniel's Philotas
Attributed To:
Samuel Daniel
First Line:
And it is just that they who make a prey
Page No:
pp.181-182
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Daniel's Panegyrick to the King
Attributed To:
Samuel Daniel
First Line:
Nor is it so much princes weaknesses
Page No:
p.181
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid. [Daniel]
Attributed To:
Samuel Daniel
First Line:
Who sees not that sees aught woe worth the while
Page No:
p.181
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Daniel's Civil War
Attributed To:
Samuel Daniel
First Line:
But on the stage of state when one must stand
Page No:
p.182
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
E. of Sterline's Alexandrean Tragedy
Attributed To:
William Alexander
First Line:
But where the better rules the greater part
Page No:
p.182
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lord Brooke's Mustapha
Attributed To:
Fulke Greville
First Line:
For they must flatter good and evil too
Page No:
p.182
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lord Brooke's Alaham
Attributed To:
Fulke Greville
First Line:
What if I got him
Page No:
pp.182-183
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dekker's Match me in London
Attributed To:
Thomas Dekker
First Line:
Why thus should statesmen do
Page No:
p.182
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Marston's Second Part of Antonio and Mellida
Attributed To:
John Marston
First Line:
An honest statesman to a prince
Page No:
p.183
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Webster's Dutchess of Malfy
Attributed To:
John Webster
First Line:
I now perceive the great thieves eat the less
Page No:
p.183
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Beaumont and Fletcher's False One
Attributed To:
Francis Beaumont
John Fletcher
First Line:
Our honest actions and the light that breaks
Page No:
p.183
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Beaumont and Fletcher's Valentinian
Attributed To:
Francis Beaumont
John Fletcher
First Line:
The tricks of state moles that work under princes
Page No:
pp.183-184
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Mason's Muleasses
Attributed To:
John Mason
First Line:
Then daily begged I great monopolies
Page No:
p.183
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Drayton's Pierce Gaveston
Attributed To:
Michael Drayton
First Line:
A state villain must be like the wind
Page No:
p.184
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid. [Mason]
Attributed To:
John Mason
First Line:
Hard things are compassed oft by easy means
Page No:
p.184
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Massinger's new Way to pay old Debts
Attributed To:
Philip Massinger
First Line:
This bile of state wears purple tissue
Page No:
p.184
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Massinger and Field's Fatal Dowry
Attributed To:
Philip Massinger
Nathan Field
First Line:
We like inferior lights
Page No:
p.184
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Day's Humour out of Breath
Attributed To:
John Day
First Line:
You have not as good patriots should do studied
Page No:
pp.184-185
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Massinger's Bondman
Attributed To:
Philip Massinger
First Line:
Let dull patricians boast their airy titles
Page No:
pp.185-186
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
May's Agrippina
Attributed To:
Thomas May
First Line:
Oh he that's active in a state has more
Page No:
p.185
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shirley's Royal Master
Attributed To:
James Shirley
First Line:
Statesmen like virgins first should give denial
Page No:
p.185
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shirley's Bird in a Cage
Attributed To:
James Shirley
First Line:
There is | A statesman that can side with every faction
Page No:
p.185
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shirley's Court Street
Attributed To:
James Shirley
First Line:
And as the lower orbs are wheeled about
Page No:
p.186
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid. [Aleyn]
Attributed To:
Charles Aleyn
First Line:
He has inverted all the rule of state
Page No:
p.186
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Suckling's Goblins
Attributed To:
Sir John Suckling
First Line:
I am a rogue if I do not think
Page No:
pp.186-187
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Suckling's Goblins
Attributed To:
Sir John Suckling
First Line:
Men sweat at helm as much as at the oar
Page No:
p.186
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Randolph's Muses Looking-glass
Attributed To:
Thomas Randolph
First Line:
The fox refused
Page No:
p.186
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid. [Aleyn]
Attributed To:
Charles Aleyn
First Line:
Three tedious winters have I waited here
Page No:
p.186
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Suckling's Aglaura
Attributed To:
Sir John Suckling
First Line:
Wise counsellors shine nearest to the king
Page No:
p.186
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Aleyn's Henry VII
Attributed To:
Charles Aleyn
First Line:
The lover's and the courtier's masterpiece
Page No:
p.187
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Baron's Mirza
Attributed To:
Robert Baron
First Line:
The prince's favour turns to a disease
Page No:
p.187
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Unfortunate Lovers
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
The world would still
Page No:
p.187
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Law against Lovers
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
Thou seest not whilst so young and guiltless too
Page No:
p.187
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Siege of Rhodes
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
Who serves his prince in what is judged unjust
Page No:
p.187
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Baron
Attributed To:
Robert Baron
First Line:
He was her father's counsellor a man
Page No:
p.188
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Albovine, K. of Lombardy
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
He was not of that strain of counsellors
Page No:
p.188
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Brewer's Love-sick King
Attributed To:
Thomas Brewer
First Line:
The ambitious statesman not himself admires
Page No:
p.188
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant to Henry Jarmin
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
The righteous state physicians that attends
Page No:
p.188
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Fair Favourite
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
Thus the court wheel goes round like fortune's ball
Page No:
p.188
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Richard Brome's Queen's Exchange
Attributed To:
Richard Brome
First Line:
My Lords | I'll leave you now to prey upon your selves
Page No:
p.189
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir Robert Howard's Great Favourite
Attributed To:
Sir Robert Howard
First Line:
My thoughts must not be judged by these base slaves
Page No:
pp.189-190
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir Robert Howard's Great Favourite
Attributed To:
Sir Robert Howard
First Line:
That name I must remember and with horror
Page No:
p.189
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Denham's Sophy
Attributed To:
Sir John Denham
First Line:
A statesman all but interest may forget
Page No:
p.190
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
E. of Orrery's Henry V.
Attributed To:
Roger Boyle
First Line:
Ah had I studied but much to gain
Page No:
pp.190-191
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Crown's Juliana
Attributed To:
John Crowne
First Line:
But fear in statesmen is the highest crime
Page No:
p.190
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
E. of Orrery's Mustapha
Attributed To:
Roger Boyle
First Line:
D'ye think that statesmen's kindnesses proceed
Page No:
p.190
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir Robert Howard's Vestal Virgin
Attributed To:
Sir Robert Howard
First Line:
He that seeks safety in a statesman's pity
Page No:
p.190
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid. [Howard]
Attributed To:
Sir Robert Howard
First Line:
Good success | Is oft more fatal far than bad one winning
Page No:
p.191
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Chapman's Revenge for Honour
Attributed To:
George Chapman
First Line:
I'll seem religious to be damnedly wicked
Page No:
p.191
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Crown's Ambitious Statesman
Attributed To:
John Crowne
First Line:
Let them call it mischief
Page No:
p.191
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Catiline
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
And though the fortune of some age consents
Page No:
p.192
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Daniel's Musophilus
Attributed To:
Samuel Daniel
First Line:
Shows to aspire just objects are laid on
Page No:
p.192
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Chapman's First Part of Byron's Conspiracy
Attributed To:
George Chapman
First Line:
What suit of grace hath virtue to put on
Page No:
p.192
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid. [Daniel]
Attributed To:
Samuel Daniel
First Line:
All's but endeavour until perfected
Page No:
p.193
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid. [Nabbs]
Attributed To:
Thomas Nabbes [Nabbs]
First Line:
Hope of reward or one victorious field
Page No:
p.193
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lady Alimony
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Prosperous success gives blackest actions glory
Page No:
p.193
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Marston's Sophonisba
Attributed To:
John Marston
First Line:
Proud success admits no probe
Page No:
p.193
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Cleveland
Attributed To:
John Cleveland
First Line:
So they thrive
Page No:
p.193
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
John Ford's Lover's Melancholy
Attributed To:
John Ford
First Line:
Success like Lethe to the souls in bliss
Page No:
p.193
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Mason's Muleasses
Attributed To:
John Mason
First Line:
Success must follow those attempts that rise
Page No:
p.193
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Nabbs's Hannibal and Scipio
Attributed To:
Thomas Nabbes [Nabbs]
First Line:
Things once well begun
Page No:
p.193
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Glapthorne's Albertus Wallenstein
Attributed To:
Henry Glapthorne
First Line:
Things that in the period prosperously succeed
Page No:
p.193
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Glapthorne's Hollander
Attributed To:
Henry Glapthorne
First Line:
All are not ill plots that do sometimes fail
Page No:
p.194
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Herrick
Attributed To:
Robert Herrick
First Line:
As all those sins which for a crown are done
Page No:
p.194
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
E. of Orrery's Black Prince
Attributed To:
Roger Boyle
First Line:
If all things by success are understood
Page No:
p.194
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir Robert Howard's Indian Queen
Attributed To:
Sir Robert Howard
First Line:
If we but prosper now not we on fate
Page No:
p.194
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir Robert Howard's Great Favourite
Attributed To:
Sir Robert Howard
First Line:
In tracing human story we shall find
Page No:
p.194
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Siege of Rhodes
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
It is success makes innocence a sin
Page No:
pp.194-195
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Crown's Darius
Attributed To:
John Crowne
First Line:
My intent's good o let it so succeed
Page No:
p.194
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sharpham's Fleire
Attributed To:
Edward Sharpham
First Line:
O success | Is a rare paint that which succeeds is good
Page No:
p.194
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Baron's Mirza
Attributed To:
Robert Baron
First Line:
That's villany that by its ill success
Page No:
p.194
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Crown's Second Part of Henry VI
Attributed To:
John Crowne
First Line:
The body's life with meats and air is fed
Page No:
p.195
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir John Davies
Attributed To:
Sir John Davies
First Line:
Why tribute why should we pay tribute if
Page No:
p.195
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Cymbeline
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Wouldst delight thy taste
Page No:
p.195
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Nabbs's Microcosmus
Attributed To:
Thomas Nabbes [Nabbs]
First Line:
Our trade is tax comprising men and things
Page No:
p.196
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lord Brooke's Mustapha
Attributed To:
Fulke Greville
First Line:
Projector I treat first
Page No:
p.196
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Massinger's Emperor of the East
Attributed To:
Philip Massinger
First Line:
Study some monopoly
Page No:
pp.196-197
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shirley's Constant Maid
Attributed To:
James Shirley
First Line:
His most trusty guide
Page No:
p.197
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Spenser's Fairy Queen
Attributed To:
Edmund Spenser
First Line:
In things a moderation keep
Page No:
p.197
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Herrick
Attributed To:
Robert Herrick
First Line:
Rewards will only crown
Page No:
p.197
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Nabbs's Microcosmus
Attributed To:
Thomas Nabbes [Nabbs]
First Line:
The law takes measure of us all for clothes
Page No:
p.197
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Crown's Regulus
Attributed To:
John Crowne
First Line:
Though I look old yet I am strong and lusty
Page No:
p.197
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's As you like it
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Canst thou be content
Page No:
pp.198-199
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
May's Old Couple
Attributed To:
Thomas May
First Line:
Temperance | She's the physician that doth moderate
Page No:
p.198
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Nabbs's Microcosmus
Attributed To:
Thomas Nabbes [Nabbs]
First Line:
Yonder's her cave whose plain yet decent roof
Page No:
p.198
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid. [Nabbs]
Attributed To:
Thomas Nabbes [Nabbs]
First Line:
He who the rules of temperance neglects
Page No:
p.199
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Tuke's Adventures of Five Hours
Attributed To:
Sir Samuel Tuke
First Line:
Save your honour
Page No:
pp.199-200
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Measure for Measure
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Temperate in what does needy life preserve
Page No:
p.199
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Gondibert
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
This is woman who well knows her strength
Page No:
pp.200-201
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Swetnam the Woman Hater
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
For that which might by secret means hath wrought
Page No:
p.201
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Mirror for Magistrates
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Let me though late yet at the last begin
Page No:
p.201
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Herrick
Attributed To:
Robert Herrick
First Line:
She who will run so near the brink of sin
Page No:
p.201
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Crown's Married Beau
Attributed To:
John Crowne
First Line:
Thou hast virtue to secure all I am confident
Page No:
p.201
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shirley's Hide-Park
Attributed To:
James Shirley
First Line:
What a frail thing is man it is not worth
Page No:
p.201
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shirley's Lady of Pleasure
Attributed To:
James Shirley
First Line:
Although the cause seemed right and title strong
Page No:
p.202
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Daniel's Civil War
Attributed To:
Samuel Daniel
First Line:
For he is but a bastard to the time
Page No:
p.202
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's King John
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
It is an argument the times are sore
Page No:
p.202
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Sejanus
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
The time is out of joint oh cursed spite
Page No:
p.202
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Hamlet
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Time travels in divers paces with divers persons
Page No:
p.202
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's As you like it
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Daughter of heaven am I but God none greater
Page No:
p.203
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid. [Brooke]
Attributed To:
Fulke Greville
First Line:
I bring the truth to light detects the ill
Page No:
p.203
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid. [Brooke]
Attributed To:
Fulke Greville
First Line:
Injurious time unto the good unjust
Page No:
p.203
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Drayton in the Mirror for Magistrates
Attributed To:
Michael Drayton
First Line:
Men rail at Jove and sigh for Saturn's time
Page No:
p.203
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
E. of Sterline's Julius Caesar
Attributed To:
William Alexander
First Line:
Ripe I yet am not to destroy succession
Page No:
p.203
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lord Brooke's Mustapha
Attributed To:
Fulke Greville
First Line:
Time hath several falls
Page No:
p.203
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Tourneur's Revenger's Tragedy
Attributed To:
Cyril Tourneur
First Line:
He cuts the green tufts off the enameled plain
Page No:
p.204
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Brown's Pastorals
Attributed To:
William Browne
First Line:
Old time will end our story
Page No:
p.204
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Beaumont and Fletcher's Sea Voyage
Attributed To:
Francis Beaumont
John Fletcher
First Line:
The ancient times what is the best do show
Page No:
p.204
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Aleyn's Poictiers
Attributed To:
Charles Aleyn
First Line:
Time flows from instants and of these each one
Page No:
p.204
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir John Beaumont
Attributed To:
Francis Beaumont
First Line:
Time is the moth of nature devours all beauty
Page No:
p.204
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shirley's Humorous Courtier
Attributed To:
James Shirley
First Line:
Weep no more for what is past
Page No:
pp.204-205
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Cruel Brother
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
Now does he feel his title
Page No:
p.205
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Macbeth
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Our time consumes like smoke and posts away
Page No:
p.205
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Watkyns
Attributed To:
Rowland Watkyns
First Line:
Thou were the first mad'st merit know her strength
Page No:
pp.205-206
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Epigrams
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
Time lays his hand
Page No:
p.205
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid. [Davenant]
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
After me let none whom greatness shrouds
Page No:
p.206
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
E. of Sterline's Croesus
Attributed To:
William Alexander
First Line:
All transitory titles I detest
Page No:
p.206
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Drayton's Legend of Matilda
Attributed To:
Michael Drayton
First Line:
He that above the state of man will strain
Page No:
p.206
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid. [Daniel]
Attributed To:
Samuel Daniel
First Line:
Man is a name of honour for a king
Page No:
p.206
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Chapman's Bussy D'ambois
Attributed To:
George Chapman
First Line:
That height and godlike purity of mind
Page No:
p.206
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Drayton in the Mirror for Magistrates
Attributed To:
Michael Drayton
First Line:
What though he hath no title he hath might
Page No:
p.206
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Daniel's Civil War
Attributed To:
Samuel Daniel
First Line:
Where titles presume to thrust before fit
Page No:
p.206
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Chapman Johnson and Marston's Eastward Hoe
Attributed To:
John Marston
George Chapman
First Line:
Am I not emperor men call me so
Page No:
p.207
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Goffe's Raging Turk
Attributed To:
Thomas Goffe [Gough]
First Line:
Are you in love with title
Page No:
p.207
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Webster's Devil's Law Case
Attributed To:
John Webster
First Line:
How dejectedly
Page No:
p.207
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Tourneur's Atheist's Tragedy
Attributed To:
Cyril Tourneur
First Line:
I look down upon him
Page No:
p.207
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Beaumont and Fletcher's Custom of the Country
Attributed To:
Francis Beaumont
John Fletcher
First Line:
These are lords | That have bought titles men may merchandize
Page No:
p.207
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Heywood's Royal King
Attributed To:
Thomas Heywood
First Line:
We all are soldiers and all venture lives
Page No:
p.207
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Beaumont and Fletcher's King or no King
Attributed To:
Francis Beaumont
John Fletcher
First Line:
Brush off | This honoured dust that soils your company
Page No:
p.208
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Habbington's Queen of Arragon
Attributed To:
William Habington
First Line:
I'll disinvest | Myself of all additions can but swell
Page No:
p.208
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sicily and Naples
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
If that titles
Page No:
p.208
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Massinger and Dekker's Virgin Martyr
Attributed To:
Thomas Dekker
Philip Massinger
First Line:
Poor windy titles
Page No:
p.208
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Randolph's Muses Looking-Glass
Attributed To:
Thomas Randolph
First Line:
Thy blood runs high there's not one purple stream
Page No:
pp.208-209
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sicily and Naples
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Had my birth but been
Page No:
p.209
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Jones's Adrasta
Attributed To:
John Jones
First Line:
I learned to admire goodness that
Page No:
p.209
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Siege
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
No future titles swelled him in his sight
Page No:
p.209
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lleuellin
Attributed To:
Martin Lluelyn
First Line:
Princes may easily pay their debts when
Page No:
p.209
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Albovine
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
To power adoption makes thy title good
Page No:
p.209
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Gondibert
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
A fool indeed has great need of a title
Page No:
p.210
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Crown's Ambitious Statemen
Attributed To:
John Crowne
First Line:
Have you been a traveller
Page No:
p.210
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Cromwell
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Have you no titles and distinctions there
Page No:
p.210
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Crown's Regulus
Attributed To:
John Crowne
First Line:
Honours mighty sir
Page No:
p.210
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir Robert Howards's Great Favourite
Attributed To:
Sir Robert Howard
First Line:
Oh we with specious names ourselves deceive
Page No:
p.210
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Crown's Second Part of the Destruction of Jerusalem
Attributed To:
John Crowne
First Line:
A traveler by my faith you have great
Page No:
p.211
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's As you like it
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Sir to a wise man all the world's his soil
Page No:
pp.211-212
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Volpone
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
Some few particular I have set down
Page No:
p.211
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Volpone
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
Some travel hence to enrich their minds with skill
Page No:
pp.212-213
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Drayton's Lady Geraldine to the E. of Surrey
Attributed To:
Michael Drayton
First Line:
These same travellers
Page No:
p.212
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Chapman's Monsieur d'Olive
Attributed To:
George Chapman
First Line:
This is that Colax that from foreign lands
Page No:
p.212
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Daniel's Arcadia
Attributed To:
Samuel Daniel
First Line:
He travels best that knows when to return
Page No:
p.213
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Middleton's Phoenix
Attributed To:
Thomas Middleton
First Line:
This is a traveler sir knows men and
Page No:
p.213
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Beaumont and Fletcher's Scornful Lady
Attributed To:
Francis Beaumont
John Fletcher
First Line:
Traveled he should be but through himself exactly
Page No:
p.213
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Beaumont and Fletcher's Wild Goose Chace
Attributed To:
Francis Beaumont
John Fletcher
First Line:
We have thought good and meet by the consent
Page No:
p.213
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid. [Middleton]
Attributed To:
Thomas Middleton
First Line:
You shall find his travel has not stopped him
Page No:
pp.213-214
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Beaumont and Fletcher's Queen of Cornish
Attributed To:
Francis Beaumont
John Fletcher
First Line:
How have thy travels
Page No:
p.214
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
John Ford's Lover's Melancholy
Attributed To:
John Ford
First Line:
I'll freely speak as I have found
Page No:
pp.214-215
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
John Ford's Love's Sacrifice
Attributed To:
John Ford
First Line:
Hearken ye gallants that will cross the seas
Page No:
p.215
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Gomersall
Attributed To:
Robert Gomersall
First Line:
What angle of earth must be my grave
Page No:
p.215
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Knave in Grain
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Why sir do gallants travel
Page No:
p.215
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Massinger's Guardian
Attributed To:
Philip Massinger
First Line:
By's travels he could make the sun appear
Page No:
p.216
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir William Davenant on Colonel Goring
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
He foreign countries knew but they were known
Page No:
p.216
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lluellin
Attributed To:
Martin Lluelyn
First Line:
Misguided travelers that rove
Page No:
p.216
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir William Davenant's Gondibert
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
What need I travel since I may
Page No:
p.216
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Cleveland
Attributed To:
John Cleveland
First Line:
You have begun | Taught traveled youth what tis it should have done
Page No:
p.216
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Suckling
Attributed To:
Sir John Suckling
First Line:
All travelers these heavy judgments hear
Page No:
p.217
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid. [King]
Attributed To:
Henry King
First Line:
If sir said he we heedlessly pass by
Page No:
p.217
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Gondibert
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
Man is a stranger to himself and knows
Page No:
p.217
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Bishop King
Attributed To:
Henry King
First Line:
Thou art a right traveler
Page No:
p.217
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Fair Favourite
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
It is not possible it cannot be
Page No:
p.218
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's First Part of K. Henry IV
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Smooth runs the water where the brook is deep
Page No:
pp.218-219
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Second Part of King Henry VI
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Thou art a traitor and a miscreant
Page No:
p.218
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's King Richard II
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Treason and murder ever kept together
Page No:
p.218
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's King Henry V
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
For his thoughts they brake not into deeds
Page No:
p.219
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Chapman's Second Part of Byron's Conspiracy
Attributed To:
George Chapman
First Line:
He that stands up against traitors and their ends
Page No:
p.219
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Catiline
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
If they be ill men
Page No:
p.219
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid. [Johnson]
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
Should we take | Of such a swarm of traitors only him
Page No:
p.219
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid. [Johnson]
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
What ministers men must for practice use
Page No:
p.219
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid. [Johnson]
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
For treason taken ere the birth doth come
Page No:
p.220
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Daniel's Philotas
Attributed To:
Samuel Daniel
First Line:
Foreign attempts against a state and kingdom
Page No:
p.220
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
John Ford's Perkin Warbeck
Attributed To:
John Ford
First Line:
However you are tainted be no traitor
Page No:
p.220
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Beaumont and Fletcher's Valentinian
Attributed To:
Francis Beaumont
John Fletcher
First Line:
Treason affords a privilege to none
Page No:
p.220
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid. [Daniel]
Attributed To:
Samuel Daniel
First Line:
Treason hath blistered heels dishonest things
Page No:
p.220
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Chapman's Second Part of Byron's Conspiracy
Attributed To:
George Chapman
First Line:
Treason like spiders weaving nets for flies
Page No:
p.220
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Webster's White Devil
Attributed To:
John Webster
First Line:
Were my breast | Transparent and my thoughts to be discerned
Page No:
pp.220-221
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Massinger's Great Duke of Florence
Attributed To:
Philip Massinger
First Line:
What need have Alexander so to strive
Page No:
p.220
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid. [Daniel]
Attributed To:
Samuel Daniel
First Line:
When darts invisible do fly
Page No:
p.220
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dekker's Match me in London
Attributed To:
Thomas Dekker
First Line:
For active treason must be doing still
Page No:
p.221
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lluellin
Attributed To:
Martin Lluelyn
First Line:
He's safe in the king's bosom who keeps warm
Page No:
p.221
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shirley's Politician
Attributed To:
James Shirley
First Line:
I have some faction the people love me
Page No:
p.221
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shirley's Coronation
Attributed To:
James Shirley
First Line:
Take heed
Page No:
p.221
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Goffe's Raging Turk
Attributed To:
Thomas Goffe [Gough]
First Line:
The feeds of treason choke up as they spring
Page No:
p.221
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Herrick
Attributed To:
Robert Herrick
First Line:
There's no suspicion of my treason nothing
Page No:
pp.221-222
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Fane's Sacrifice
Attributed To:
Sir Francis Fane
First Line:
This treason is a kind of a quotidian
Page No:
p.221
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shirley's Court Secret
Attributed To:
James Shirley
First Line:
Treasons are acted
Page No:
p.221
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Denham's Sophy
Attributed To:
Sir John Denham
First Line:
And could the traitors find no fitter time
Page No:
p.222
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Crown's Charles the VIIIth of France
Attributed To:
John Crowne
First Line:
Foul is the fault though never so quaint the skill
Page No:
p.222
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Mirror for Magistrates
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
If I had used this fool to sin I might
Page No:
p.222
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Crown's Ambitious Statesman
Attributed To:
John Crowne
First Line:
The seat of truth is in our secret hearts
Page No:
p.222
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Brandon's Octavia
Attributed To:
Samuel Brandon
First Line:
The truth you speak doth lack some gentleness
Page No:
p.222
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Tempest
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Thy truth is measured by thy fortune
Page No:
p.222
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lilly's Endimion
Attributed To:
John Lyly
First Line:
victorious princes traitors do disdain
Page No:
p.222
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Fane's Love in the Dark
Attributed To:
Sir Francis Fane
First Line:
What gone without a word
Page No:
p.222
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Two Gentlemen of Verona
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
The dignity of truth is lost
Page No:
p.223
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Catiline
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
This above all to thine own self be true
Page No:
p.223
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Hamlet
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Thy impartial words
Page No:
pp.223-224
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Chapman's Bussy D'ambois
Attributed To:
George Chapman
First Line:
Upon her head she wears a crown of stars
Page No:
p.223
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Masques
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
He is an adorer of chaste truth
Page No:
p.224
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shirley's Example
Attributed To:
James Shirley
First Line:
The truth to suffer force of tyranny
Page No:
p.224
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lord Brooke's Mustapha
Attributed To:
Fulke Greville
First Line:
Though love be past yet truth should still remain
Page No:
p.224
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
E. of Sterline's Alexandrean Tragedy
Attributed To:
William Alexander
First Line:
Time's daughter will appear although she blush
Page No:
p.224
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Nabbs's Unfortunate Mother
Attributed To:
Thomas Nabbes [Nabbs]
First Line:
Truth's pace is all upright found every where
Page No:
p.224
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Chapman's Widow's Tears
Attributed To:
George Chapman
First Line:
Twixt truth and error there's this difference known
Page No:
p.224
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Herrick
Attributed To:
Robert Herrick
First Line:
Who measures hopes and losses by the truth
Page No:
p.224
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lord Brooke's Alaham
Attributed To:
Fulke Greville
First Line:
As flattery too oft like friendship shows
Page No:
p.225
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Denham
Attributed To:
Sir John Denham
First Line:
Hell halleth tyrants down to death amain
Page No:
p.225
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Mirror for Magistrates
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
I knew him tyrannous and tyrants fears
Page No:
p.225
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Pericles
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Oh truth | Thou art whilst tenant in a noble breast
Page No:
p.225
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Davenport's King John and Matilda
Attributed To:
Robert Davenport
First Line:
The court of kings with sycophants do swarm
Page No:
p.225
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Mirror for Magistrates
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
They have supple knees sleeked brows but hearts of gall
Page No:
p.225
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Marloe's Lust's Dominion
Attributed To:
Christopher Marlowe
First Line:
True to himself and others with whom both
Page No:
p.225
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Cartwright
Attributed To:
William Cartwright
First Line:
Truth is not seen by judgments prepossed
Page No:
p.225
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Fane's Sacrifice
Attributed To:
Sir Francis Fane
First Line:
Vice for a time may shine and virtue sigh
Page No:
p.225
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Davenport's City-Nightcap
Attributed To:
Robert Davenport
First Line:
Why should Caesar be a tyrant then
Page No:
p.225
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Julius Caesar
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Of tyrants even the wrong revenge affords
Page No:
p.226
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
E. of Sterline's Julius Caesar
Attributed To:
William Alexander
First Line:
The aspirer once attained unto the top
Page No:
p.226
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Daniel's Civil War
Attributed To:
Samuel Daniel
First Line:
The people who by force subdued remain
Page No:
p.226
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid. [Sterline]
Attributed To:
William Alexander
First Line:
Thus tyranny their brood whose courage fails
Page No:
p.226
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
E. of Sterline's Croesus
Attributed To:
William Alexander
First Line:
Tyrants arts
Page No:
p.226
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Sejanus
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
Tyrants why swell you thus against your makers
Page No:
p.226
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lord Brooke's Mustapha
Attributed To:
Fulke Greville
First Line:
Woe be to that state
Page No:
p.226
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Chapman's Revenge of Bussy D'ambois
Attributed To:
George Chapman
First Line:
Alas | What in a man sequestered from the world
Page No:
p.227
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Beaumont and Fletcher's False One
Attributed To:
Francis Beaumont
John Fletcher
First Line:
All fence the tree that serveth for a shade
Page No:
p.227
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Drayton's Barons Wars
Attributed To:
Michael Drayton
First Line:
Even tyrants covet to uphold their fame
Page No:
p.227
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lord Brooke's Mustapha
Attributed To:
Fulke Greville
First Line:
For dreadful is that power that all may do
Page No:
p.227
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid. [Brooke]
Attributed To:
Fulke Greville
First Line:
Leave not thy blade unsheathed a tyrant's heart
Page No:
p.227
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
True Trojans
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Men would be tyrants tyrants would be gods
Page No:
p.227
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lord Brooke of Wars
Attributed To:
Fulke Greville
First Line:
A tyrant's growth
Page No:
p.228
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
True Trojans
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
All the ambitious for the throne would fight
Page No:
pp.228-229
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Earl of Orrery's Tryphon
Attributed To:
Roger Boyle
First Line:
Fear no stain
Page No:
p.228
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Cartwright's Siege
Attributed To:
William Cartwright
First Line:
For this to tyranny belongs
Page No:
p.228
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Denham's Sophy
Attributed To:
Sir John Denham
First Line:
For tyrants seldom dye
Page No:
p.228
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Aleyn's Henry VII
Attributed To:
Charles Aleyn
First Line:
Good kings are mourned for after life but ill
Page No:
p.228
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Massinger's Roman Actor
Attributed To:
Philip Massinger
First Line:
Learn by my harms to eschew tyranny
Page No:
p.228
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Baron's Mirza
Attributed To:
Robert Baron
First Line:
Twixt kings and tyrants there's this different known
Page No:
p.228
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Herrick
Attributed To:
Robert Herrick
First Line:
Tyrants and devils think all pleasure vain
Page No:
p.228
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir William Davenant's Siege of Rhodes
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
For Rome has had a long succession
Page No:
p.229
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Marcus Tullius Cicero
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
For valour wins applause
Page No:
p.229
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Masques
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
It is the law
Page No:
pp.229-230
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Underwood
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
Let me make men know
Page No:
p.229
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Cymbeline
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
When heaven admits a tyrant to a throne
Page No:
p.229
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid. [Orrery]
Attributed To:
Roger Boyle
First Line:
While glorious murderers
Page No:
p.229
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Crown's Darius
Attributed To:
John Crowne
First Line:
What is true valour
Page No:
pp.230-231
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's New Inn
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
Be not angry valiant
Page No:
pp.231-232
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's New Inn
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
And thus we see where valour most doth vaunt
Page No:
p.232
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Chapman's Revenge of Bussy D'ambois
Attributed To:
George Chapman
First Line:
He is shot free in battle is not hurt
Page No:
p.232
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's New Inn
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
It seems the coldness of declining age
Page No:
p.232
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
E. of Sterline's Darius
Attributed To:
William Alexander
First Line:
And now my fancy sees great Edward rise
Page No:
p.233
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid. [Poictiers]
Attributed To:
Charles Aleyn
First Line:
Befall what will in midst of horrors noise
Page No:
p.233
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
True Trojans
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Mars would have thought had Mars his actions seen
Page No:
p.233
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Aleyn's Henry VII
Attributed To:
Charles Aleyn
First Line:
Remove those lets which did his valour stay
Page No:
p.233
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Aleyn's Poictiers
Attributed To:
Charles Aleyn
First Line:
Then shines valour
Page No:
p.233
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Middleton and Rowley's Fair Quarrel
Attributed To:
William Rowley
Thomas Middleton
First Line:
Thus noble causes
Page No:
p.233
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Nabbs's Covent-Garden
Attributed To:
Thomas Nabbes [Nabbs]
First Line:
Virtue to valour hath this gift assigned
Page No:
p.233
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Goffe's Couragious Turk
Attributed To:
Thomas Goffe [Gough]
First Line:
His courage like to powder carelessly
Page No:
p.234
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Distresses
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
In envy of thy hopes they hither came
Page No:
p.234
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Madagascar
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
Most to himself his valour fatal was
Page No:
p.234
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Gondibert
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
That courage which the vain for valour take
Page No:
p.234
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant to the E. of Orrery
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
When fortune honour life and all's in doubt
Page No:
p.234
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Suckling's Aglaura
Attributed To:
Sir John Suckling
First Line:
Whom may do most does least the bravest will
Page No:
p.234
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Herrick
Attributed To:
Robert Herrick
First Line:
And taught us all assaults all ills to bear
Page No:
p.235
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lluellin
Attributed To:
Martin Lluelyn
First Line:
Brave men scorn death but yet they value life
Page No:
p.235
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Crown's Darius
Attributed To:
John Crowne
First Line:
Courage in great distress can only aid
Page No:
p.235
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir Robert Howard's Vestal Virgin
Attributed To:
Sir Robert Howard
First Line:
Fair fall the steps that happily do end
Page No:
p.235
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid. [Mirror for Magistrates]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Never contemn thy self he who will have
Page No:
p.235
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Crown's Second Part of the Destruction of Jerusalem
Attributed To:
John Crowne
First Line:
Virtue itself turns vice being misapplied
Page No:
p.235
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Romeo and Juliet
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Who bears a manlike soul or valiant breast
Page No:
p.235
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dancer
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
With state and greatness virtue seldom dwells
Page No:
p.235
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Mirror for Magistrates
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
As nothing equals right to virtue done
Page No:
p.236
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Chapman's Monsieur d'Olive
Attributed To:
George Chapman
First Line:
Forgive me this my virtue
Page No:
p.236
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Hamlet
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Happen what there can I will be just
Page No:
p.236
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Catiline
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
Heroic virtue sinks not under length
Page No:
p.236
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Masques
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
Though virtue be the same when low she stands
Page No:
pp.236-237
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Daniel to the Countess of Bedford
Attributed To:
Samuel Daniel
First Line:
Virtue forces | Show ever noblest in conspicuous courses
Page No:
p.236
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Sejanus
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
A worthy mind needs never to repent
Page No:
p.237
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
E. of Sterline's Croesus
Attributed To:
William Alexander
First Line:
Man's wit doth build for time but to devour
Page No:
pp.237
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Drayton's Jane Grey, to Gilford Dudley
Attributed To:
Michael Drayton
First Line:
Others whom we call virtuous are not so
Page No:
pp.237-238
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dr. Donne
Attributed To:
John Donne
First Line:
States may afflict tax torture but our minds
Page No:
p.237
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Marston's Sophonisba
Attributed To:
John Marston
First Line:
Virtue those that can behold thy beauties
Page No:
p.237
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lord Brooke's Mustapha
Attributed To:
Fulke Greville
First Line:
Black side long put or standing opposite
Page No:
pp.238-239
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Howell
Attributed To:
James Howell
First Line:
Each must in virtue strive for to excell
Page No:
p.238
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Herrick
Attributed To:
Robert Herrick
First Line:
Extraordinary virtues when they soar
Page No:
p.238
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Massinger's Unnatural Combat
Attributed To:
Philip Massinger
First Line:
Titles may set a gloss upon our name
Page No:
p.238
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shirley's Coronation
Attributed To:
James Shirley
First Line:
To honour virtue is to set it forth
Page No:
p.238
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid. [Baron]
Attributed To:
Robert Baron
First Line:
Virtue's no virtue whilst it lives secure
Page No:
p.238
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
John Quarles to Baron
Attributed To:
John Quarles
First Line:
What though he nor rewards nor knows my pain
Page No:
p.238
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Baron
Attributed To:
Robert Baron
First Line:
Fate hath done mankind wrong virtue may aim
Page No:
p.239
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Edward Hyde, (E. of Clarendon,) on Dr. Donne's Death
Attributed To:
Edward Hyde
First Line:
For virtue though a rarely planted flower
Page No:
p.239
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Gondibert
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
The frowns of heaven are to the virtuous like
Page No:
p.239
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Unfortunate Lovers
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
Tis not to virtue that you now resort
Page No:
p.239
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
E. of Orrery's Black Prince
Attributed To:
Roger Boyle
First Line:
Virtue doth man to virtuous actions steer
Page No:
p.239
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Denham
Attributed To:
Sir John Denham
First Line:
Virtue's defensive armour must be strong
Page No:
p.239
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Law against Lovers
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
Whilst passion holds the helm reason and honour
Page No:
p.239
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Davenport's King John and Matilda
Attributed To:
Robert Davenport
First Line:
Ye gods to what must I hereafter trust
Page No:
p.239
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
E. of Orrery's Tryphon
Attributed To:
Roger Boyle
First Line:
Even like some empty creek that long hath lain
Page No:
pp.240-241
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Daniel's Musophilus
Attributed To:
Samuel Daniel
First Line:
For what is it on earth
Page No:
p.240
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Sir John Oldcastle
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
The consul's lost dreadful reverse of fate
Page No:
p.240
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Crown's Regulus
Attributed To:
John Crowne
First Line:
The gods in vain plant virtue here below
Page No:
p.240
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Crown's Calisto
Attributed To:
John Crowne
First Line:
Though land tarry in your heirs some forty
Page No:
p.240
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Devil's an Ass
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
Is there no constancy in earthly things
Page No:
p.241
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Beaumont and Fletcher's Monsieur Thomas
Attributed To:
Francis Beaumont
John Fletcher
First Line:
Oh sad vicissitude
Page No:
pp.241-242
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
May's Henry II
Attributed To:
Thomas May
First Line:
Thus doth the ever changing course of things
Page No:
p.241
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Daniel's Cleopatra
Attributed To:
Samuel Daniel
First Line:
Thus run the wheels of state now up now down
Page No:
p.241
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Markham and Sampson's Herod and Antipater
Attributed To:
Gervase Markham
William Sampson
First Line:
Are not conquests good titles
Page No:
p.242
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lilly's Midas
Attributed To:
John Lyly
First Line:
Base seemed the conquest which no danger graced
Page No:
p.242
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
E. of Sterline's Darius
Attributed To:
William Alexander
First Line:
Conquest by blood is not so sweet as wit
Page No:
p.242
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Marston's Sophonisba
Attributed To:
John Marston
First Line:
Discretion | And hardy valour are the twins of honour
Page No:
p.242
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Beaumont and Fletcher's Bonduca [i.e. Bouduca]
Attributed To:
Francis Beaumont
John Fletcher
First Line:
In all designs this still must be confessed
Page No:
p.242
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Webster and Rowley's Thracian Wonder
Attributed To:
William Rowley
John Webster
First Line:
Fear no his numbers victories consist
Page No:
p.243
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Aleyn's Henry VII
Attributed To:
Charles Aleyn
First Line:
For tis not victory to win the field
Page No:
p.243
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Gomersall
Attributed To:
Robert Gomersall
First Line:
I not deny your conquest for you may
Page No:
pp.243-244
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Cartwright's Royal Slave
Attributed To:
William Cartwright
First Line:
The day is ours though it cost dear yet tis not
Page No:
p.243
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Massinger's Bashful Lover
Attributed To:
Philip Massinger
First Line:
Tis proper to choice spirits to relieve
Page No:
p.243
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Aleyn's Poictiers
Attributed To:
Charles Aleyn
First Line:
Conquest of realms compared to that of minds
Page No:
p.244
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant to the King
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
For he who conquests wisely has designed
Page No:
p.244
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
E. of Orrery's Mustapha
Attributed To:
Roger Boyle
First Line:
He who commends the vanquished speaks the power
Page No:
p.244
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Herrick
Attributed To:
Robert Herrick
First Line:
To be overcome by his victorious sword
Page No:
p.244
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Siege of Rhodes
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
What Alexander never could reach I won
Page No:
pp.244-245
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir Francis Fane's Sacrifice
Attributed To:
Sir Francis Fane
First Line:
Is it not politic in the commonwealth
Page No:
pp.245-246
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's All's Well that ends Well
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
A treasure tis able to make more thieves
Page No:
p.246
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Thomas Middleton's Mayor of Quinborough
Attributed To:
Thomas Middleton
First Line:
That which thy lascivious will doth crave
Page No:
p.246
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Drayton's Matilda to King John
Attributed To:
Michael Drayton
First Line:
There's a cold curse laid upon all maids
Page No:
p.246
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Toruneur's Revenger's Tragedy
Attributed To:
Cyril Tourneur
First Line:
What an honest work it would be when we find
Page No:
p.246
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Beaumont and Fletcher's Honest Man's Fortune
Attributed To:
Francis Beaumont
John Fletcher
First Line:
If maidens would men's words could have no power
Page No:
p.247
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Tourneur's Revenger's Tragedy
Attributed To:
Cyril Tourneur
First Line:
One is no number maids are nothing then
Page No:
p.247
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Cook's Green's Tuquoque
Attributed To:
John Cooke
First Line:
The freedom that a virgin hath
Page No:
p.247
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Field's Amends for Ladies
Attributed To:
Nathan Field
First Line:
Your home's your cloister your best friends your beads
Page No:
p.247
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
John Ford's Tis pity she is a Whore
Attributed To:
John Ford
First Line:
Though you Diana like have lived still chaste
Page No:
pp.248-249
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Suckling
Attributed To:
Sir John Suckling
First Line:
Virginity is but a single good
Page No:
p.248
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Glapthorne's ALbertus Walenstein
Attributed To:
Henry Glapthorne
First Line:
What are you
Page No:
p.248
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shirley's School of Compliments
Attributed To:
James Shirley
First Line:
Maids nays are nothing they are shy
Page No:
p.249
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Herrick
Attributed To:
Robert Herrick
First Line:
See every thing that we espy
Page No:
p.249
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Randolph
Attributed To:
Thomas Randolph
First Line:
Suppose | She be a virgin alas poor green thing what
Page No:
pp.249-250
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's News from Plymouth
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
What if I have solemnly protested
Page No:
p.249
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Nevile's Poor Scholar
Attributed To:
Robert Neville
First Line:
Are vows so cheap with women or the matter
Page No:
pp.250-251
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Underwoods
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
He hath given countenance to his speech my lord
Page No:
p.250
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Hamlet
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Unheedful vows may heedfully be broken
Page No:
p.250
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Two Gentlemen of Verona
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
What's virginity
Page No:
p.250
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Alexander Brome's Cunning Lovers
Attributed To:
Alexander Brome
First Line:
First let me seek my vows where they were sealed
Page No:
p.251
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Unfortunate Lovers
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
For tis in vain to waste
Page No:
p.251
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir Robert Howard's Indian Queen
Attributed To:
Sir Robert Howard
First Line:
O they must ever strive to be so good
Page No:
p.251
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Tho. Middleton's Phoenix
Attributed To:
Thomas Middleton
First Line:
These are feeble vows
Page No:
p.251
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Habbington's Queen of Arragon
Attributed To:
William Habington
First Line:
When vows with vows altars with altars jarr
Page No:
p.251
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Crown's Juliana
Attributed To:
John Crowne
First Line:
Why since you Orgo's words so soon believe
Page No:
p.251
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Gondibert
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
A scepter snatched with an unruly hand
Page No:
p.252
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's King John
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
All usurpers have the falling sickness
Page No:
p.252
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Middleton's Mayor of Quinborough
Attributed To:
Thomas Middleton
First Line:
For though usurpers sway the rule a while
Page No:
p.252
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Third Part of K. Henry VI
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Pirates may make cheap penniworths of their pillage
Page No:
p.252
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Second Part of K. Henry VI
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Think what the worst have done what they enjoy
Page No:
p.252
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lord Brooke's Alaham
Attributed To:
Fulke Greville
First Line:
To keep an usurped crown a prince must swear
Page No:
p.252
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Chapman's Alphonsus
Attributed To:
George Chapman
First Line:
Whilst you usurp thus and my claim deride
Page No:
p.252
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Gondibert
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
It hath been taught us from the primal state
Page No:
p.253
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Antony and Cleopatra
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Men never are satisfied with what they have
Page No:
p.253
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Chapman's Second Part of Byron's Conspiracy
Attributed To:
George Chapman
First Line:
The only plague from men than rest doth reave
Page No:
p.253
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
E. of Sterline's Julius Caesar
Attributed To:
William Alexander
First Line:
Tis love not faction where the good
Page No:
p.253
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Killegrew's Conspiracy
Attributed To:
Henry Killigrew
First Line:
Twere best not call I dare not call yet famine
Page No:
p.253
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Cymbeline
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Want of that torments us most
Page No:
p.253
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Brandon's Octavia
Attributed To:
Samuel Brandon
First Line:
Want made him feared more than his disgrace
Page No:
p.254
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Aleyn's Henry VII
Attributed To:
Charles Aleyn
First Line:
What though the scribe of Florence doth maintain
Page No:
pp.254-255
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Aleyn's Henry VII
Attributed To:
Charles Aleyn
First Line:
Why should we grieve at want
Page No:
p.254
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dekker's Second Part of the Honest Whore
Attributed To:
Thomas Dekker
First Line:
Your wolf no longer seems to be a wolf
Page No:
p.254
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Webster's White Devil
Attributed To:
John Webster
First Line:
For want's a real evil to mankind
Page No:
p.255
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Alex. Brome
Attributed To:
Alexander Brome
First Line:
It is the best with foreign foes to fight
Page No:
p.255
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Mirrour for Magistrates
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Lastly stood war in glittering arms yclad
Page No:
pp.255-256
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lord Dorset in the Mirrour for Magistrates
Attributed To:
Lord Dorset
First Line:
Need is no vice at all though here it be
Page No:
p.255
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Herrick
Attributed To:
Robert Herrick
First Line:
Want is a softer wax that takes thereon
Page No:
p.255
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Herrick
Attributed To:
Robert Herrick
First Line:
In peace there's nothing so becomes a man
Page No:
p.256
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's K. Henry V
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
In thy faint slumbers I by thee have watched
Page No:
p.256
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's First part of K. Henry IV
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
When thou famous victory hast won
Page No:
p.256
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Spenser's Fairy Queen
Attributed To:
Edmund Spenser
First Line:
Methinks I could not die any where so
Page No:
pp.257-258
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's K. Henry V
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Affection finds a side and out it stands
Page No:
p.259
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid. [Daniel]
Attributed To:
Samuel Daniel
First Line:
Now nothing entertains the attentive ear
Page No:
p.259
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid. [Daniel]
Attributed To:
Samuel Daniel
First Line:
O war begot in pride and luxury
Page No:
p.259
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Daniel's Civil War
Attributed To:
Samuel Daniel
First Line:
Shame and confusion all is on the rout
Page No:
p.259
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Second Part of K. Henry VI
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Who would make war must not have empty coffers
Page No:
p.259
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
E. of Sterline's Darius
Attributed To:
William Alexander
First Line:
All wars are bad yet all wars do good
Page No:
p.260
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dekker's Second Part of the Honest Whore
Attributed To:
Thomas Dekker
First Line:
Audit the end how can humanity
Page No:
p.260
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lord Brooke of Wars
Attributed To:
Fulke Greville
First Line:
For all the murderers rapes and thefts
Page No:
p.260
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Webster's White Devil
Attributed To:
John Webster
First Line:
He is unwise that to a market goes
Page No:
p.260
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Aleyn's Henry VII
Attributed To:
Charles Aleyn
First Line:
Scipio advanced like the god of blood
Page No:
p.260
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Marston's Sophonisba
Attributed To:
John Marston
First Line:
Some sharp their swords some right their morions set
Page No:
p.260
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Drayton's Barons Wars
Attributed To:
Michael Drayton
First Line:
Cessation for short times in war are like
Page No:
p.261
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid. [Suckling]
Attributed To:
Sir John Suckling
First Line:
How various are the effects of war
Page No:
pp.261-262
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Love and Honour
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
Nor is it wisdom where no treasons are
Page No:
p.261
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Aleyn's Crescey
Attributed To:
Charles Aleyn
First Line:
The subject's large
Page No:
p.261
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Suckling's Brennoralt
Attributed To:
Sir John Suckling
First Line:
These fair exordiums are the ways to win
Page No:
p.261
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Aleyn's Poictiers
Attributed To:
Charles Aleyn
First Line:
Though war's great shape best educates the sight
Page No:
p.261
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Gondibert
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
A huswife that by selling her desires
Page No:
p.262
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Othello
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Farewell thou private strumpet worse than common
Page No:
pp.262-263
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Marston's Insatiate Countess
Attributed To:
John Marston
First Line:
I never thought fame a lawful cause of war
Page No:
p.262
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Crown's Ambitious Statesman
Attributed To:
John Crowne
First Line:
Tis there civility to be a whore
Page No:
p.262
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Underwoods
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
To broach a war and not to be assured
Page No:
p.262
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Hemmings's Jews Tragedy
Attributed To:
William Heminges [Heming]
First Line:
War is the harvest sir of all ill men
Page No:
p.262
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid. [Crown]
Attributed To:
John Crowne
First Line:
Alas good creatures what would you have them do
Page No:
pp.263-264
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Marston's Dutch Courtezan
Attributed To:
John Marston
First Line:
Our term ends once a month we should get more
Page No:
p.264
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Middleton's Michaelmas Term
Attributed To:
Thomas Middleton
First Line:
Stand forth thou one of those
Page No:
p.264
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Middleton's Phoenix
Attributed To:
Thomas Middleton
First Line:
Who keeps a harlot tell him this from me
Page No:
p.264
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Middleton's Mad World my Masters
Attributed To:
Thomas Middleton
First Line:
A harlot is like Dunkirk true to none
Page No:
pp.265-266
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dekker's First Part of the Honest Whore
Attributed To:
Thomas Dekker
First Line:
You have no soul
Page No:
p.265
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dekker's First Part of the Honest Whore
Attributed To:
Thomas Dekker
First Line:
A drab of state a cloth of silver flirt
Page No:
pp.267-268
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Tourneur's Revenger's Tragedy
Attributed To:
Cyril Tourneur
First Line:
A strumpet is one of the devil's vines
Page No:
p.267
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dekker's Second Part of the Honest Whore
Attributed To:
Thomas Dekker
First Line:
For to turn a harlot
Page No:
p.267
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid. [Dekker]
Attributed To:
Thomas Dekker
First Line:
She is a right strumpet I never knew any
Page No:
p.267
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid. [Dekker]
Attributed To:
Thomas Dekker
First Line:
Were harlots therefore wise they'd be sold dear
Page No:
p.267
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid. [Dekker]
Attributed To:
Thomas Dekker
First Line:
Not sale ware mercenary stuff that ye may
Page No:
p.268
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shirley's Grateful Servant
Attributed To:
James Shirley
First Line:
Your punk is like your polititian for they
Page No:
p.268
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Cupid's Whirligig
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
O that I should love a whore a very
Page No:
p.269
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sharpham's Fleire
Attributed To:
Edward Sharpham
First Line:
Peacocks and whores are near allied
Page No:
p.269
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Baron
Attributed To:
Robert Baron
First Line:
She is as harlots fair like gilded tombs
Page No:
p.269
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Hoffman's Tragedy
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The harlot is the broad way unto hell
Page No:
p.269
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Watkins
Attributed To:
Rowland Watkyns
First Line:
Then let us be friends and most friendly agree
Page No:
p.269
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Richard's Brome's City Wit
Attributed To:
Richard Brome
First Line:
And as this wit should goodness truly know
Page No:
p.270
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir John Davies
Attributed To:
Sir John Davies
First Line:
But orderly to end where I begun
Page No:
p.270
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid. [Shakespear]
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
My will enkindled by mine eyes and ears
Page No:
p.270
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Troilus and Cressida
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
What we would do
Page No:
p.270
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Hamlet
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Humours are man's religion power his laws
Page No:
p.271
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lord Brooke's Inquisition on Fame and Honour
Attributed To:
Fulke Greville
First Line:
I'll make you know my will is like
Page No:
p.271
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Cupid's Whirligig
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
It is not in my virtue to amend it
Page No:
p.271
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Othello
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
No grief is grown so desperate but the ill
Page No:
p.271
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Herrick
Attributed To:
Robert Herrick
First Line:
The cloyed will
Page No:
p.271
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Cymbeline
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
What certainty is in our bloods our states
Page No:
p.271
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Middleton's Game at Chess
Attributed To:
Thomas Middleton
First Line:
When man is punished he is plagued still
Page No:
p.271
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid. [Herrick]
Attributed To:
Robert Herrick
First Line:
Do not scorn
Page No:
p.272
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
John Ford and Thomas Dekker's Sun's Darling
Attributed To:
John Ford
Thomas Dekker
First Line:
In winter's time when hardly fed the flocks
Page No:
pp.272-273
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Brown's Pastorals
Attributed To:
William Browne
First Line:
The wrathful winter hastening on apace
Page No:
p.272
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Earl of Dorset in the Mirror for Magistrates
Attributed To:
Thomas Sackville
First Line:
December raged the northern winds did blow
Page No:
p.273
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid. [May]
Attributed To:
Thomas May
First Line:
Fair Flora's pride into the earth again
Page No:
p.273
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
May's Henry II
Attributed To:
Thomas May
First Line:
Now shivering winter fledged with feathered rain
Page No:
p.273
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Aleyn's Poictiers
Attributed To:
Charles Aleyn
First Line:
When winter doth the earth array
Page No:
p.273
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid. [Brown]
Attributed To:
William Browne
First Line:
A wise man wrongfully but never wrong
Page No:
p.274
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid. [Marston]
Attributed To:
John Marston
First Line:
A wise man's home is wheresoever he's wise
Page No:
p.274
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Marston's Second Part of Antonio and Mellida
Attributed To:
John Marston
First Line:
And as from senses reason's work doth spring
Page No:
p.274
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir John Davies
Attributed To:
Sir John Davies
First Line:
He that's a man for men
Page No:
p.274
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Marston's Sophonisba
Attributed To:
John Marston
First Line:
Men wise
Page No:
p.274
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear and Rowley's Birth of Merlin
Attributed To:
William Rowley
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Wisdom wishes to appear most bright
Page No:
p.274
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Measure for Measure
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
All things are lawful that do profit bring
Page No:
p.275
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
John Day's Isle of Gulls
Attributed To:
John Day
First Line:
Let a wise man place his strength
Page No:
p.275
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
May's Cleopatra
Attributed To:
Thomas May
First Line:
Move on then stars work your pernicious will
Page No:
p.275
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Massinger and Field's Fatal Dowry
Attributed To:
Philip Massinger
Nathan Field
First Line:
The opinion of wisdom is a foul tetter
Page No:
p.275
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Webster's Dutchess of Malfy
Attributed To:
John Webster
First Line:
This is the wise man's cure
Page No:
p.275
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Daubourne's Poor Man's Comfort
Attributed To:
Robert Daborne
First Line:
True wisdom planted in the hearts of kings
Page No:
p.275
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Quarles
Attributed To:
Francis Quarles
First Line:
Wealth without wisdom may live more content
Page No:
p.275
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Tailor's Hog hath lost his Pearl
Attributed To:
Robert Tailor
First Line:
But let | Even the plotting destinies contrive
Page No:
p.276
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Cartwright's Royal Slave
Attributed To:
William Cartwright
First Line:
Excellent morality O the vast extent
Page No:
p.276
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Baron's Mirza
Attributed To:
Robert Baron
First Line:
I can but smile to think how foolish wise
Page No:
p.276
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sicelides
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
In such like affairs
Page No:
p.276
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Glapthorne's Albertus Wallenstein
Attributed To:
Henry Glapthorne
First Line:
Justice and faith never forsake the wise
Page No:
p.276
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Denham
Attributed To:
Sir John Denham
First Line:
The wise I here observe
Page No:
p.276
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Gondibert
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
The wise men were but seven now we scarce know
Page No:
p.276
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Heath's Clarastella
Attributed To:
Robert Heath
First Line:
Your wisdom hath the skill to cure
Page No:
p.276
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Unfortunate Lovers
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
All human wisdom to divine is folly
Page No:
p.277
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid. [Denham]
Attributed To:
Sir John Denham
First Line:
Are there divinities below
Page No:
p.277
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir Robert Howard's Great Favourite
Attributed To:
Sir Robert Howard
First Line:
But seven wise men the ancient world did know
Page No:
p.277
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Denham
Attributed To:
Sir John Denham
First Line:
Consult a little with your prudence
Page No:
p.277
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir Robert Howard's Vestal Virgins
Attributed To:
Sir Robert Howard
First Line:
For tis the fate of wise men to be thought
Page No:
p.277
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Fane's Sacrifice
Attributed To:
Sir Francis Fane
First Line:
Greatness we owe to fortune or to fate
Page No:
p.277
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Denham's Sophy
Attributed To:
Sir John Denham
First Line:
Were all things of one temper
Page No:
p.277
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Hectors
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Wisdom of what her self approves makes choice
Page No:
p.277
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid. [Denham]
Attributed To:
Sir John Denham
First Line:
But they that know that wit can show no skill
Page No:
pp.278-279
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir John Davies
Attributed To:
Sir John Davies
First Line:
The wise do always govern their own fates
Page No:
p.278
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Abdicated Prince
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The wit the pupil of the soul's clear eye
Page No:
p.278
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir John Davies
Attributed To:
Sir John Davies
First Line:
Wit not avails late bought with care and cost
Page No:
p.278
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Mirror for Magistrates
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
As the most forward bud
Page No:
p.279
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Two Gentlemen of Verona
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
But as of lions it is said and eagles
Page No:
p.279
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Chapman's Revenge of Bussy D'ambois
Attributed To:
George Chapman
First Line:
Good wits are greatest in extremities
Page No:
p.279
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Volpone
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
Her wit stings blisters galls off the skin
Page No:
pp.279-280
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Marston's First part of Antonio and Mellida
Attributed To:
John Marston
First Line:
Short lived wits do wither as they grow
Page No:
p.279
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid. [Shakespear]
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
The only foil of his fair virtue's gloss
Page No:
p.279
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Love's Labour's Lost
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
You wit makes wise things foolish when we greet
Page No:
p.279
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid. [Shakespear]
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Dread not the shackles on with thine intent
Page No:
p.280
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Herrick
Attributed To:
Robert Herrick
First Line:
He's a good husband who so buys his wit
Page No:
p.280
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Aleyn's Henry VII
Attributed To:
Charles Aleyn
First Line:
In meaner wits that proverb chance may hold
Page No:
p.280
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Gostelow on Tho. Randolph's Death
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
One excellence to many is the mother
Page No:
p.280
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Drayton in the Mirror for Magistrates
Attributed To:
Michael Drayton
First Line:
The wit of man wanes and decreases soon
Page No:
p.280
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Middleton's Mad World my Masters
Attributed To:
Thomas Middleton
First Line:
Tis most fit
Page No:
p.280
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Barrey's Ram Alley
Attributed To:
Lording Barry
First Line:
When she has reaped what I have sown
Page No:
p.280
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dekker's First part of the Honest Whore
Attributed To:
Thomas Dekker
First Line:
When wit makes not abuse its exercise
Page No:
p.280
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Nabbs's Covent Garden
Attributed To:
Thomas Nabbes [Nabbs]
First Line:
Wit's an unruly engine wildly striking
Page No:
p.280
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Herbert
Attributed To:
George Herbert
First Line:
As buds to blossoms blossoms turn to fruit
Page No:
p.281
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Howell
Attributed To:
James Howell
First Line:
The nimble packing hand the swift
Page No:
p.281
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Wits
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
There are the victories of wit by wit
Page No:
p.281
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Just Italian
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
Thy wit's chief virtue is become it's vice
Page No:
p.281
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant to Tho. Carew
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
Wit flies beyond the limit of that law
Page No:
pp.281-282
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant to the E. of Orrery
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
As sullen heirs when wasteful fathers die
Page No:
p.282
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant to Doctor Duppa
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
I will rather trust a Fleming with my
Page No:
pp.282-283
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Merry Wives of Windsor
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Time runs love flies
Page No:
p.282
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Fane's Love in the Dark
Attributed To:
Sir Francis Fane
First Line:
You can't expect that they should be great wits
Page No:
p.282
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Nevile's Poor Scholar
Attributed To:
Robert Neville
First Line:
After you are married sir suffer valiantly
Page No:
pp.283-286
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Silent Woman
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
Such duty as the subject owes the prince
Page No:
p.283
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Taming of the Shrew
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
We'll leave a proof by that which we will do
Page No:
p.283
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid. [Shakespeare]
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
He that will choose | A good wife from a bad come learn of me
Page No:
p.286
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
How a Man may choose a good Wife from a bad
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
In the election of a wife as in
Page No:
p.287
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Middleton's Any thing for a quiet Life
Attributed To:
Thomas Middleton
First Line:
My dear lord's wise and knows
Page No:
p.287
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Marston's Second Part of Antonio and Mellida
Attributed To:
John Marston
First Line:
Tis not enough for one that is a wife
Page No:
pp.287-288
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lady Carew's Mariam
Attributed To:
Cary [nee Tanfield] Elizabeth
First Line:
Let all young sprightly wives that have
Page No:
p.288
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Beaumont and Fletcher's Noble Gentleman
Attributed To:
Francis Beaumont
John Fletcher
First Line:
A witty wife with an imperious will
Page No:
p.289
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Richerd Brome's Mad Couple well match'd
Attributed To:
Richard Brome
First Line:
I know | The sum of all that makes a man a just man happy
Page No:
p.289
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Massinger's New Way to pay old Debts
Attributed To:
Philip Massinger
First Line:
If ever I take a wife I will have one
Page No:
p.289
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Randolph
Attributed To:
Thomas Randolph
First Line:
Oh servile state of conjugal embrace
Page No:
pp.289-290
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Crown's Calisto
Attributed To:
John Crowne
First Line:
Suspicion discontent and strife
Page No:
p.289
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Herrick
Attributed To:
Robert Herrick
First Line:
It is thought wonderful
Page No:
p.290
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lilly's Alexander and Campsape
Attributed To:
John Lyly
First Line:
Men's due deserts each reader may recite
Page No:
p.290
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Mirror for Magistrates
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
You're pictures out of doors
Page No:
p.290
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Othello
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
A woman sometimes scorns what best contents her
Page No:
p.291
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Two Gentlemen of Verona
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
He that holds religious and sacred thoughts
Page No:
pp.291-292
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Chapman's May Day
Attributed To:
George Chapman
First Line:
If she be black and thereto have a wit
Page No:
p.291
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Othello
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
One woman reads another's character
Page No:
p.291
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's New Inn
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
There's none so foul and foolish thereunto
Page No:
p.291
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid. [Shakespeare]
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
A woman's hate is ever dipped in blood
Page No:
p.292
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lord Brooke's Alaham
Attributed To:
Fulke Greville
First Line:
Alas fair princess those that are strongly formed
Page No:
pp.292-293
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Marston's Sophonisba
Attributed To:
John Marston
First Line:
But how durst he of one the glory raise
Page No:
p.292
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Earl of Sterline's Julius Caesar
Attributed To:
William Alexander
First Line:
Trust women ah Myrtillas rather trust
Page No:
p.292
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Daniel's Arcadia
Attributed To:
Samuel Daniel
First Line:
But when that sex leave virtue to esteem
Page No:
pp.293-294
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Drayton's Barons Wars
Attributed To:
Michael Drayton
First Line:
If she be a virgin of a modest
Page No:
p.293
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Marston's Fawn
Attributed To:
John Marston
First Line:
Oh hapless creatures
Page No:
p.294
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dekker's Match me in London
Attributed To:
Thomas Dekker
First Line:
To dote on weakness slime corruption woman
Page No:
p.294
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Middleton's Mad World my Masters
Attributed To:
Thomas Middleton
First Line:
When there comes a restraint upon flesh we
Page No:
p.294
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid. [Middleton]
Attributed To:
Thomas Middleton
First Line:
All we that are called women know as well
Page No:
p.295
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Beaumont and Fletcher's Scornful Lady
Attributed To:
Francis Beaumont
John Fletcher
First Line:
Many glorious women that are famed
Page No:
p.295
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Webster's White Devil
Attributed To:
John Webster
First Line:
She is not bad that hath desire to ill
Page No:
p.295
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Beaumont and Fletcher's Woman Hater
Attributed To:
Francis Beaumont
John Fletcher
First Line:
Tell me what is that only thing
Page No:
p.295
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Beaumont and Fletcher's Woman Pleased
Attributed To:
Francis Beaumont
John Fletcher
First Line:
Women are caught as you take tortoises
Page No:
p.295
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid. [Webster]
Attributed To:
John Webster
First Line:
It shall suffice
Page No:
p.296
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Mason's Muleasses
Attributed To:
John Mason
First Line:
How have I wronged thee of who would abuse
Page No:
pp.296-297
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Cupid's Whirligig
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Neve regard the passions of a woman
Page No:
p.296
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Smith's Hector of Germany
Attributed To:
William Smith
First Line:
This is the tyranny we men endure
Page No:
p.296
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Webster and Rowley's Thracian Wonder
Attributed To:
William Rowley
John Webster
First Line:
Women and honesty are as near allied
Page No:
p.296
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Barry's Ram Alley
Attributed To:
Lording Barry
First Line:
Creatures the most imperfect nothing of
Page No:
p.297
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Swetnam the Woman Hater
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
We are all | But flesh and blood the same thing that will do
Page No:
p.297
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
[no title]
Attributed To:
John Ford
First Line:
What a plague | Of varied torture is a woman's heart
Page No:
p.297
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir Giles Goose-Cap
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Here's the unhappiness of woman still
Page No:
p.298
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Massinger, Middleton, and Rowley's Old Law
Attributed To:
Thomas Middleton
Philip Massinger
First Line:
It is | The nature of women to be vexed
Page No:
p.298
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shirley's Brothers
Attributed To:
James Shirley
First Line:
O never love except thou be beloved
Page No:
p.298
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Brown's Pastorals
Attributed To:
William Browne
First Line:
Trust not a woman they have found the herb
Page No:
p.298
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shirley's Constant Maid
Attributed To:
James Shirley
First Line:
Women as well as men retain desire
Page No:
p.298
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid. [Brown]
Attributed To:
William Browne
First Line:
All mankind are alike to them
Page No:
p.299
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Suckling
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
He is a parricide to his mother's name
Page No:
pp.299-301
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Randolph
Attributed To:
Thomas Randolph
First Line:
I will not love one minute more I swear
Page No:
p.299
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid. [Suckling]
Attributed To:
Sir John Suckling
First Line:
These silly women when they feed
Page No:
p.299
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Suckling's Aglaura
Attributed To:
Sir John Suckling
First Line:
Let them imagine who did ever know
Page No:
p.301
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
May's Edward III
Attributed To:
Thomas May
First Line:
The wanton nymph doth more delight me far
Page No:
p.301
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sicelides
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Women in the beginning as tis said
Page No:
pp.301-302
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Cleveland
Attributed To:
John Cleveland
First Line:
A woman's will
Page No:
p.302
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Albovins
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
Dangers and business are cut out for men
Page No:
p.302
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Fane's Sacrifice
Attributed To:
Sir Francis Fane
First Line:
For shame you pretty female elves
Page No:
p.302
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid. [Cleveland]
Attributed To:
John Cleveland
First Line:
No woman takes her self to be a monster
Page No:
p.302
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid. [Fane]
Attributed To:
Sir Francis Fane
First Line:
Oh what a feeble fort's a woman's heart
Page No:
p.302
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Fane's Love in the Dark
Attributed To:
Sir Francis Fane
First Line:
She showed that her soft sex contains strong minds
Page No:
p.302
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Gondibert
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
Even as the vapour which the fire repells
Page No:
pp.303-304
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Mirror for Magistrates
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
From men we only seem to fly
Page No:
p.303
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Crown's Calisto
Attributed To:
John Crowne
First Line:
He is a fool who thinks by force or skill
Page No:
p.303
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Tuke's Adventures of Five Hours
Attributed To:
Sir Samuel Tuke
First Line:
Oh women men's subduers
Page No:
p.303
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Davenport's King John and Matilda
Attributed To:
Robert Davenport
First Line:
Poor womankind
Page No:
p.303
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Crown's Darius
Attributed To:
John Crowne
First Line:
Seek for the star that's shot upon the ground
Page No:
p.303
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Bishop King
Attributed To:
Henry King
First Line:
These are great maxims sir it is confessed
Page No:
p.303
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Crown's Second Part of the Destruction of Jerusalem
Attributed To:
John Crowne
First Line:
Women like china should be kept with care
Page No:
p.303
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Crown's Sir Courtly Nice
Attributed To:
John Crowne
First Line:
Women's sweet words
Page No:
p.303
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Davenport's City Night Cap
Attributed To:
Robert Davenport
First Line:
His plausive words
Page No:
p.304
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's All's well that ends well
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Words are the soul's embassadors who go
Page No:
pp.304-306
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Howell
Attributed To:
James Howell
First Line:
Your words are ear wigs to my vexed brains
Page No:
p.304
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
True Trojans
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
How weary stale flat and unprofitable
Page No:
p.306
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Hamlet
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Lo how the stormy world doth worldlings toss
Page No:
p.306
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
E. of Sterline's Croesus
Attributed To:
William Alexander
First Line:
This world is like a mint we are no sooner
Page No:
p.306
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dekker and Webster's Westward Hoe
Attributed To:
John Webster
Thomas Dekker
First Line:
This world's a city full of straying streets
Page No:
p.306
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespeare, Beaumont and Fletcher's Two bnoble Kinsmen
Attributed To:
Francis Beaumont
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Who to the full thy vileness world ever told
Page No:
p.306
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Drayton's Legend of Pierce Gaveston
Attributed To:
Michael Drayton
First Line:
Words have wings and as soon as their cage the
Page No:
p.306
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Neville's Poor Scholar
Attributed To:
Robert Neville
First Line:
As mankind so is the world's whole frame
Page No:
p.307
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dr. Donne
Attributed To:
John Donne
First Line:
The world contains
Page No:
p.307
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid. [Donne]
Attributed To:
John Donne
First Line:
They say the world is like a byass bowl
Page No:
p.307
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Cupid's Whirligig
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
This worlds's the chaos of confusion
Page No:
p.307
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Willy beguil'd
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
No marvel thou great monarch didst complain
Page No:
p.308
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Quarles
Attributed To:
Francis Quarles
First Line:
Thus having traveled the fond would in brief
Page No:
p.308
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Cleveland
Attributed To:
John Cleveland
First Line:
Well hath the great creator of the world
Page No:
pp.308-309
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sophister
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
What other is the world than a ball
Page No:
p.308
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shirley's Bird in a Cage
Attributed To:
James Shirley
First Line:
In this grand wheel the world we're spokes made all
Page No:
p.309
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Alex. Brome
Attributed To:
Alexander Brome
First Line:
Oh cursed troubled world
Page No:
p.309
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Crown's Darius
Attributed To:
John Crowne
First Line:
Who looks upon this world and not beyond it
Page No:
p.309
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Crown's ambitious Statesman
Attributed To:
John Crowne
First Line:
Be affable and courteous in youth that
Page No:
p.310
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lilly's Sapho and Phao
Attributed To:
John Lyly
First Line:
For youth no less becomes
Page No:
p.310
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Hamlet
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
I'll serve his yourh for youth must have his course
Page No:
p.310
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's London Prodigal
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Let me not live quoth he
Page No:
p.310
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's All's well that ends well
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
The world is a great dance in which we find
Page No:
p.310
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Crown's Juliana
Attributed To:
John Crowne
First Line:
Folly may be in youth
Page No:
p.311
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Nabbs's Covent Garden
Attributed To:
Thomas Nabbes [Nabbs]
First Line:
I love to see a nimble activeness
Page No:
p.311
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid. [Nabbs]
Attributed To:
Thomas Nabbes [Nabbs]
First Line:
I'll not practice any violent means to stay
Page No:
p.311
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Johnson's Every Man in his Humour
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
The heat | Of an unsteady youth a giddy brain
Page No:
p.311
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
John Ford's Broken Heart
Attributed To:
John Ford
First Line:
Though youthful blood be hot
Page No:
pp.311-312
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Nevile's Poor Scholar
Attributed To:
Robert Neville
First Line:
What stoic strange who most precise appears
Page No:
p.311
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
E. of Sterline's Croesus
Attributed To:
William Alexander
First Line:
All hardy youths from valiant fathers sprung
Page No:
p.312
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir William Davenant's Gondibert
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
And they whose high examples youth obeys
Page No:
p.312
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Denham
Attributed To:
Sir John Denham
First Line:
And to rash youth tis an unhappy fate
Page No:
p.312
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Crown's Calisto
Attributed To:
John Crowne
First Line:
Something of youth I in old age approve
Page No:
p.312
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Denham
Attributed To:
Sir John Denham