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The Courtier (From Mother Hubbard's

Tale)...

147

Prothalamion.

147

BONNETS:

XL (From Amorelli).

149

LXXV (From the same).

149

SIR WALTER RALEIGH (1552–1618):

The Nymph's Reply to the Passionate

Shepherd ..

149

Pilgrim to Pilgrim..

150

Lines Written the Night before his

Death.

150

John LYLY (1553-1606):

Apelles' Song (From Alexander and

Campaspe)...

160

SiR PHILIP SIDNEY (1554-1586):

SONNETS:

XXXI (From Astrophel and Stella). ... 150

XXXIX. On Sleep (From the same). 151

A Farewell...

151

Thomas LODGE (1558–1625):

A Protestation (From Rosalind).

Phillis (From Phillis Honored with Pas-

toral Sonnets)...

151

GEORGE PEELE (c. 1558-c. 1598):

Song, “Fair and fair, and twice so fair"

(From The Arraignment of Paris).... 151

“His Golden Locks Time hath to Silver

Turned" (From Polyhymnia)...

152

“Illustrious England, Ancient Seat of

Kings" (From Edward Ist).

152

GEORGE CHAPMAN (c. 1559–1634):

Hector and Andromache (From Trans-

lation of Homer's Iliad).

152

Zeus Sends Hermes to Calypso (From

Translation of Homer's Odyssey)..... 154

ROBERT GREENE (1560-1592):

Content

155

SAMUEL DANIEL (1562-1619):

Sonnet LI (From Delia).

155

Prophecy of Literature in America

(From Musophilus)..

155

To the Lady Margaret, Countess of

Cumberland..

155

To Henry Wriothesly.

156

MICHAEL DRAYTON (1563–1631):

Sonnet LXI. “Since there's no help,”

etc..

157

Agincourt.

157

From the "Virginian Voyage",

158

CHRISTOPHER MARLOWE (1564–1593):

The Passionate Shepherd to His Love.. 158

PASSAGES FROM THE DRAMAS:

Ambition (From Tamburlaine)... 159

Tamburlaine to the Subject Kings. 159

Faustus' Vision of Helen (From Faustus) 159

Faustus Fulfils His Compact with the

Devil.

159

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Leander Sees Hero at the Feast at Sestos

(From Hero and Leander).......... 160

WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE (1564-1616):

SONGS:

Sylvia (From Two Gentlemen of Verona) 161

Fairy Song (From Mid. Night's Dream) 161

"You spotted snakes with double

tongue” (From the same).... 161

Fairies Song “Now the hungry lion,”

etc. (From the same)..

161

Under the Greenwood Tree (From As

You Like It)...

161

O Mistress Mine, Where are you Roam-

ing (From Twelfth Night)..

162

Take, Oh Take those lips away (From

Measure for Measure)....

162

Hark, hark, the lark (From Cymbeline). 162

Dirge (From the same)...

162

A Sea Dirge (From The Tempest) 162

Ariel's Song (From the same).

162

Crabbed Age and Youth (From The

Passionate Pilgrim).

162

SONNETS:

XV. When I consider everything that

grows

163

XVIII. Shall I compare thee to a sum-

mer's day?...

163

XXIX. When, in disgrace with fortune

and men's eyes..

163

XXX. When to the sessions of sweet silent

thought..

163

XXXIII. Full many a glorious morning

have I seen...

163

LV. Not marble, nor the gilded monu-

ments.

163

LX. Like as the waves make towards the

pebbled shore. ....

163

LXV. Since brass, nor stone, nor earth,

etc.

164

LXVI. Tired with all these, for restful

death I cry.

164

LXXIII. That time of year thou may'st

in me behold...

164

CXI. O, for my sake do you with Fortune

chide..

164

CXVI. Let me not to the marriage of true

164

CXLVI. Poor soul, the centre of my sinful

164

FROM THE DRAMAS:

The Shepherd's Life: Henry VIth's So-

liloquy at the battle of Towton (From

III Henry VI)....

164

England: "This royal throne of Kings,"

etc. (From Richard II)...

165

Sleep: “How many thousands of my

poorest subjects" (From II Henry

IV)....

165

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Henry Vth's Address to his soldiers be-

fore Harfleur (From Henry V.)..... 165

Death and Hereafter: "Aye but to die,

and go we know not where" (From

Measure for Measure)..

166

Isabella's Plea for Mercy (From the

same).

166

Prospero's Soliloquy (From The Tem-

pest)...

166

Toomas Nash (c. 1567–1601):

Death's Summons (From Summer's Last

Will and Testament)...

166

The Coming of Winter (From the same) 167

THOMAS DEKKER (c. 1570-c. 1637):

O Sweet Content (From The Patient

Grissell).

167

Saint Hugh (From The Shoemaker's

Holiday).

167

JOHN DONNE (1573–1631):

An Elegy upon the Death of the Lady

Markham.

167

A Valediction Forbidding Mourning. 168

Song, "Sweetest love, I do not go". 168

Sonnet X-On Death.

169

A Hymn to God the Father.

169

BEN JONSON (1573–1637):

To the Memory of My Beloved Master

William Shakespeare, and what He

Hath Left us...

169

Song—to Cynthia (From Cynthia's

Revels)...

170

Simplex Munditiis (From Epicone) 170

Song to Celia (From The Forest). 170

The Triumph of Charis (From Under-

woods)..

170

Life's True Measure (From the same).. 171

THOMAS CAMPION (c. 1575–1620?):

To Lesbia (In Rosseter's Book of Airs). 171

The Armour of Innocence (From the

same)..

171

Fortunati Nimium..

172

THOMAS HEYWOOD (c. 1581-1640?):

Good Morrow (From The Rape of

Lucrece)....

172

JOHN FLETCHER (1579–1625):

“Weep no more, nor sigh," etc. (From

The Queen of Corinth)..

172

The Praises of Pan (From The Faithful

Shepherdess)..

172

Song of the Priest of Pan (From the

same)...

172

Song to Pan (From the same).

173

Melancholy (From Nice Valour). 173

FRANCIS BEAUMONT (1586?-1616):

On the Life of Man..

173

On the Tombs in Westminster Abbey.. 173

JOHN WEBSTER (FI. 1602–1624):

A Dirge (From The White Devil)...... 173

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Dirge before Death (From The Duchess

of Malfy).

174

Song "All the flowers of the Spring"

(From The Devil's Law Case). 174

WILLIAM DRUMMOND (1585–1649):

On Sleep..

174

Sonnet "I know that all," etc...

174

Sonnet “Of this fair volume which

we world do name"..

174

Madrigal “This life which seems so

fair"

174

Madrigal “This world a-hunting is”.. 175

PROSE

John Stow (1525–1605):

Sports and Pastimes of Old London

(From Survey of London).

175

Sir Thomas North (1535–1601):

The Death of Cæsar (From translation

of Plutarch's Lives)...

176

RAPHAEL HOLINSHED (d. 1580):

Macbeth's Meeting with the Weird

Sisters (From A Chronicle of England

and Scotland)..

177

RICHARD HAKLUYT (1553-1616):

Dedication to Sir Francis Walsingham

(From Voyages and Discoveries). 178

The Loss of Sir Humphrey Gilbert. 179

SIR WALTER RALEIGH (1552–1618):

Raleigh's Account of His Book (From

Preface to History of the World)... 182

Fame and Death (From the same). 183

RICHARD HOOKER (1553-1600):

A Plea for Charity in Controversies and

for Sincerity (From Preface to Ec-

clesiastical Polity)..

184

The Divine Source of Law (From the

same).

185

JOHN LYLY (1553-1606):

A Good Schoolmaster (From Euphues) 185

Euphues Glass for Europe (From

Euphues and His England).

187

SIR PHILIP SIDNEY (1554-1586):

The Preëminence of Poetry (From

The Defense of Poesy)..

188

Claius Describes Urania (From The

Arcadia).....

189

A Description of Arcadia (From the

same)..

189

THOMAS LODGE (c. 1558–1625):

Saladin and Rosader (From Rosalind).. 190

ROBERT GREENE (1560-1592):

Greene's Farewell to His Fellow Play-

wrights (From A Groat's Worth of

Wit)..

192

FRANCIS BACON (1561-1626):

Of Death (From Essays).

193

Of Adversity..

194
Of Wisdom for a Man's Self.

203

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THE FORERUNNERS OF THE

ROMANTIC SCHOOL

THOMAS PARNELL (1679–1718):
A Night Piece on Death..

352
A Hymn to Contentment.

352
A Hymn for Morning..

353
EDWARD YOUNG (1681-1765):
On Life, Death and Immortality (From
Night Thoughts)...

354
GEORGE BERKELEY (1685-1753):
Verses on the prospect of planting Arts
and Learning in America.

355
ALLAN RAMSAY (1686–1758):
An Ode to Ph-.

355
Song “My Peggy is a young thing”

(From The Gentle Shepherd). . 356

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