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Illumination-Monk writing,

1 | Autograph of Sir Philip Sidney, - 232 View of St Lawrence Church,

434

Chair of Bede, - -

| Portrait of Richard Hooker, - 235 Portrait of Dr Robert South, .

Illumination-a Minstrel,

Portrait of Lord Bacon,

View of Islip Church, .

Portrait of Chaucer,

Autograph of Bacon, -

239 Portrait of Richard Baxter, .

Chaucer's Tomb, - -

Monument of Bacon,

241 View of Ury House,

Tabard Inn, Southwark

Portrait of Sir Walter Raleigh, 244 Portrait of John Bunyan, .

Portrait of Gower,

| Autograph of Raleigh,

244 | View of the Birthplace of Bunyan,

Cathedral of Aberdeen,

| View of Hayes Farm, the Birthplace Portrait of Lord Clarendon,

View of Lochleven,

1 of Raleigh, -

| View of Dunkirk House, the London

Portrait of Wickliffe,

Stow's Monument in the church of 1 residence of Lord Clarendon,

Chair of Wickliffe,

St Andrew under Shaft, London, 249 Portrait of Gilbert Burnet, . 486

Illumination--Early Printing-Office, 36 Portrait of James Howell, . 255 Portrait of Sir William Temple,
Portrait of James I. of Scotland, . Autograph of Howell, - - 256 Portrait of John Locke, - 508
View of Dunkeld Cathedral, - 44 | Portrait of William Camden, .. 262 Autograph of Locke,

508
Portrait of Howard, Earl of Surrey, Autograph of Camden,

262

| View of the Birthplace of Locke,
Portrait of Sir David Lyndsay, . Portrait of Thomas May,

264 Seal of Locke, -
Portrait of William Caxton, .

Portrait of Thomas Hobbes,

266 Portrait of the Honourable Robert

Portrait of Sir Thomas More,

59 Portrait of Robert Burton, - 272 Boyle, -

516

Autograph of Sir Thomas More,

Tomb of Burton, - - - 274 | Portrait of Sir Isaac Newton,

Bust of John Leland, - -

Portrait of John Selden,

282 View of the Birthplace of Newton,

Portrait of William Tyndale, . Autograph of Selden, - - 282 Portrait of Thomas Rymer, - 527
Portrait of Sir John Cheke, -

View of the House of Selden, 283 | Portrait of Sir George Mackenzie,
Autograph of Roger Ascham, -

Portrait of Archbishop Usher, - 285 | Monument of Sir George Mackenzie,
Illumination-Spenser introduced

Portrait of William Chillingworth, 285 Greyfriars Churchyard, Edinburgh, 530
By Sydney to Elizabeth, -

Portrait of Jeremy Taylor, - 290 Illumination-Rape of the Lock, - 634
Portrait of Thomas Sackville, - 80 Portrait of Sir Thomas Browne, 298 | Portrait of Matthew Prior, . 535
Portrait of Edmund Spenser, - 86 Portrait of John Knox, - - 303 Autograph of Prior,
View of Kilcolman Castle,
View of the Birthplace of Knox,

Portrait of Joseph Addison, . 540

Portrait of Michael Drayton, . 99 | Portrait of Archbishop Spottiswood, 306 | Autograph of Addison, - - 640

Portrait of Sir Henry Wotton,

104 Illumination-Milton Dictating to

View of Addison's Walk, Magdalen

Monumental Effigy of Dr Donne, 110 his Daughter, - . - 312 College, Oxford, - -

View of Penshurst, -

114 | Portrait of Abraham Cowley, 312 | View of Holland House, -

View of Norwich Cathedral,

116 Autograph of Cowley, - - 312 Portrait of Jonathan Swift, . 545
Portrait of Francis Beaumont, 119 | View of the House of Cowley, -

Autograph of Swift, .

545

Portrait of George Herbert,

131 | View of the Poets' Corner, West-

View of the Tomb of Swift in Dub-

Bust of Robert Herrick, .

minster Abbey, - - - 323 1 lin Cathedral,

Autograph of Robert Herrick, 139 Portrait of Edmund Waller,

Portrait of Alexander Pope, -
View of the Birthplace of Randolph, 145 View of Waller's Tomb, - . Autograph of Pope, .

554

Portrait of Sir William Davenant,

Portrait of John Milton, - 328 View of Pope's Villa, Twickenham,

View of Lethington Castle, - 155 View of Ludlow Castle, - . 329 Portrait of John Gay, - .
View of Logie Kirk, - - 156 View of Milton's Cottage at Chal Autograph of Gay, - - 570
View of Falkland Palace, - 157 font, - - - -

Portrait of Thomas Parnell, . 576

View of the House of the Earl of

Fac-simile of Milton's Second Re-

Autograph of Somerville,

580

Stirling, - - - - 158 ceipt to Simmons, - - 330 Urn erected by Shenstone to Somer-
Portrait of Drummond of Haw-
View of the Remains of Milton's

ville, - - - -

thornden, - - - 158 House at Forest Hill, .

335 | Portrait of Allan Ramsay,

682

View of Hawthornden, the seat of Portrait of Andrew Marvell, - 343 Autograph of Ramsay,

Drummond, - - . 159 Portrait of Samuel Butler,

- 345

345 View of Ramsay Lodge, -

Portrait of Buchanan, .

161 View of Rose Street, London, in Portrait of Nicholas Rowe, .

Autograph of Buchanan, .

161

which Butler died, -

346 Autograph and Seal of Vanbrugh,

View of Gray's Inn Hall, . 164 Portrait of John Dryden,

Illumination Steele Writing the
View of Globe Theatre, - - 165 Autograph of John Dryden,

Tatler in a Coffee-Room, - 602

Bust of Shakspeare, -

176 View of Burleigh House,

361 | Portrait of Sir Richard Steele,

602

Autograph of Shakspeare, - 176 Portrait of Thomas Otway,

386 | View of Steele's House at Llan-
View of the Birthplace of Shak. Illumination-Preacher of the Se.

gunnor, - - - 603
speare, - - - - 177 venteenth Century, -

396 Portrait of Daniel Defoe, • -.
View of Charlecote House, . 178 Portrait of Algernon Sidney, - 405 View of Stanton Harcourt, Oxford.
Goblet from the Boar's - Head

Portrait of Lady Rachel Russell, 407 shire,
Tavern, -

Portrait of Thomas Fuller, - 411 | Autograph of Lord Boling broke, . 646

Portrait of Ben Jonson,

View of Old St Bride's Church, . 412 Bolingbroke's Monument in Batter-

Autograph of Ben Jonson,

Portrait of Izaak Walton, -

415 sea Church, . . .

View of Falcon Tavern,

View of Walton's House, • . 415 | Portrait of Lady Mary Wortley

Portrait of Fletcher,

203 Portrait of John Evelyn,

419 Montagu, . . .

Portrait of Philip Massinger, - 217 View of the House of Evelyn, - 420 Portrait of the Earl of Shaftesbury,
Illumination-Raleigh writing in

Portrait of Sir Roger L'Estrange, 423 | View of Bentley's Seat, in Trinity

Prison, -

- - 232 Portrait of Dr Isaao Barrow, . 428 College Chapel, . . 660

Portrait of Sir Philip Sidney, 232 | Portrait of Archbishop Tillotson, · 434 Portrait of Charles Leslic, . 667

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First Períod.

Second Period.

FROM THE EARLIEST TIMES TO 1400.

FROM 1400 TO 1558.

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POETS.

ANGLO-SAXON WRITERS,

INTRODUCTION OF NORMAN FRENCH, .

THE NORMAN POETS OF ENGLAND,

KING JAMES I. OF SCOTLAND,

COMMENCEMENT OF THE PRESENT FORM OF ENGLISH,

James I., a Prisoner in Windsor, first sees Lady Jane

SPECIMENS OF ANGLO-SAXON AND ENGLISH PREVIOUS

Beaufort, who afterwards was his Queen,

To 1300, . . . . . . 6 John LYDGATE,

Extract from the Saxon Chronicle, 1154,

Description of a Sylvan Retreat,

Extract from the account of the Proceedings at Arthur's The London Lyckpenny, . .

Coronation, given by Layamon, in his translation of ROBERT HENRYSON,

Wace, executed about 1180,

Dinner given by the Town Mouse to

Mouse

Extract from a Charter of Henry III., A. D. 1258, in the From the Moral, .

common language of the time, ..

The Garment of Good Ladies,

THE RHYMING CHRONICLERS, . .

WILLIAM DUNBAR, .

The Muster for the First Crusade,

The Merle and Nightingale,

The Siege of Antioch, . . .

The Dance, . .

The Interview of Vortigern with Rowen, the beautiful Tidings fra the Session, .

Daughter of Hengist, .

Of Discretion in Giving and Taking, .

Fabulous account of the first Highways in England,

Gavix DOUGLAS, .

Praise of Good Women,

8 Apostrophe to Honour,

ur, . .

ENGLISH METRICAL ROMANCES,

Morning in May, ..

Extract from the King of Tars,

9 John SKELTON, .

Extract from the Squire of Low Degree,

10 To Mistress Margaret Hussey,

IMMEDIATE PREDECESSORs or CHAUCER,

U EARL OF SURREY,

What is in Heaven,

Prisoner in Windsor, he recounteth his Pleasure there

ROBERT LANGLAND, .

11

passed, . . . . . .

Extracts from Pierce Plowman, ..

Description and Praise of his Love Geraldine,

GEOFFREY CHAUCER, .

12

How no age is content with his own estate, and how the

Select Characters from the Canterbury Pilgrimage,

age of children is the happiest, if they had skill to un-

Description of a Poor Country Widow,

derstand it,

The Death of Arcite,

18 The Means to attain Happy Life,

Departure of Custance,

Sir THOMAS WYATT,

The Pardoner's Tale,

The Lover's lute cannot be blamed, though it sing of his

The Good Parson,

Lady's unkindness, . . . . .

An Ironical Ballad on the Duplicity of Women,

The re-cured Lover exulteth in his Freedom, and voweth

Last Verses of Chaucer, written on his Deathbed,

to remain free until Death, .

JOHN GOWER,

23 That Pleasure is mixed with every Pain,

Episode of Rosiphele, .

24 The Courtier's Life,

The Envious Man and the Miser,

Of the Mean and Sure Estate, . . . .

John BARBOUR, .

25 THOMAS TUSSER, .

Apostrophe to Freedom, .

26 Directions for Cultivating a Hop-Garden

Death of Sir Henry De Bohun,

26 Housewifely Physic,

The Battle of Bannockburn,

Moral Reflections on the Wind,

ANDREW WYNTOUX, .

Sir David LYNDSAY,

St Serf's Ram, .

A Carman's Account of a Law-suit, . .

Interview of St Serf with Sathanas, .

Supplication in Contemption of Side Tails,

The Return of King David II. from Captivity,

The Building of the Tower of Babel, and Confusion of

BLIND HARRY, . . . .

Tongues,

Adventure of Wallace while fishing in Irvine W

MISCELLANEOUS PIECES OF THE SECOND PERIOD,

Escape of Wallace from Perth,

A Praise of his (the Poet's) Lady, . .

The Death of Wallace,

Amantium Iræ Amoris Redintegratio est. By Rich

Edwards. 1523-1566, . .

PROSE WRITERS OF THE FOURTEENTH CENTURY.

Characteristic of an Englishman. By Andrew Bourd

SIR JOIN MANDEVILLE, .

The Nut Brown Maid,

A Mohamedan's Lecture on Christian Vices,

The Devil's Head in the Valley Perilous,

PROSE WRITERS.

GEOFFREY CHAUCER, .

Sir John FORTESCUE,

On Riches, . .

English Courage,

JOHN WICKLIFFE,

What harm would come to England if the Commons

The Magnificat,

361 thereof were Poor,

ater,

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WILLIAM CAXTON,

ChristopnER MARLOW-JOSHUA SYLVESTER-RICHARD

Legend of St Francis,

55

BARNFIELD, . .

The Deposition of King Vortigern,

The Passionate Shepherd to his Love,

Jack Cade's Insurrection, .

The Nymph's Reply to the Passionate Shepherd-Raleigh, 84

Scene in the Council-Room of the Protector Gloucester,

The Soul's Errand,

Sir Thomas More, .

Address to the Nightingale,

Letter to Lady More,

EDMUND SPENSER, .

Character of Richard III.,

60 Una and the Redcross Knight,

The Utopian Idea of Pleasure,

60 Adventure of Una with the Lion,

Jonn FISCHER,

. .

The Power of Bliss, . .

Character and Habits of the Countess of Richmond,

The Squire and the Dove,

Sir Thomas Elyor, .

Wedding of the Medway and the Than

Different kinds of Exercise,

The House of Sleep, . . . .

HIGH LATIMER, .

Description of Belphebe,

A Yeoman of Henry VII's tir

Fable of the Oak and the Briar,

Hasty Judgment, .

From the Epithalamion,

Cause and Effect,

Robert SOUTHWELL, .

The Shepherds of Bethlehem,

The Image of Death, .

John Fox,

. . . . . . 67 Times go by Turns,

The Invention of Printing,

Love's Servile Lot,

The Death of Queen Anne Boleyn

Scorn not the Least,

A notable Ilistory of William Hunter, a young man of SAMUEL DANIEL,

19 years of age, pursued to death by Justice Brown for From the Epistle to the Countess of Cumberland,

the Gospel's sake, worthy of all young men and parents Richard II., the Morning before his Murder in Pomfret

to be read, . . .

Castle, . . . . . .

1 JOHN LELAND, . . .

Early Love,

GEORGE CAVENDISH,

Selections from Daniel's Sonnets,

King Henry's Visits to Wolsey's House,

70 MICHAEL DRAYTON, ..

LORD BERYERS,

Morning in Warwickshire_Description of a Stag-Hunt, 9

Battle of Cressy,

Part of the Twenty-Eighth Song of the Polyolbion, 100

JOHN BELLENDEN, .

David and Goliah,

102

Part of the Story of Macbeth, . . . 71 EDWARD FAIRFAX, .

103

The New Maneris and the Auld, of Scottis,

Description of Armida and her Enchanted Girdle, .. 103

Extract from the ('omplaynt of Scotland, .

Rinaldo at Mount Olivet and the Enchanted Wood, 103

BISHOP BALE,

SIR JOHN HARRINGTON, . .

104

Death of Lord Cobham,

Of Treason,

104

WILLIAM TYNDALE,

73 Of Fortune,

104

MILES COVERDALE, .

Against Writers that carp at other Men's Books, 104

Passage from Tyndale's Version of the Bible,

Of a Precise Tailor, . . . .

104

Passage from Coverdale's Version,

SIR HENRY WOTTON, .

104

Sir Joux CHEKE, . . .

To his Mistress, the Queen of Bohemia, .

104

Remonstrance with Levellers,

75 A Farewell to the Vanities of the World, .

105

Thomas Wilsox,

The Character of a Happy Life, . .

105

Simplicity of Style Recommended, .

SHAKSPEARE,

105

Moral Aim of Poetry, .

106

.

The Horse of Adonis,

ROGER ASCHAM, .

Venus's Prophecy after the Death of Adonis,

Study should be relieved by Amusement,

76 Selections from Shakspeare's Sonnets,

106

The Blowing of the Wind, .

Selections from Shakspeare's Songs,

107

Occupations should be chosen suitable to the Natural Sir John DAVIES, . . . .

108

Faculties, . . .

The Dancing of the Air,

108

Detached Observations from the Schoolmaster,

78 Reasons for the Soul's Immortality,

Qualifications of a Historian,

The Dignity of Man,

109

John Donne,

109

Address to Bishop Valentine, on the Day of the Marriage

of the Elector Palatine to the Princess Elizabeth, 110

Valediction-Forbidding Mourning, .

. 110

The Will, . . . . . . 111

THE REIGNS OF ELIZABETH, JAMES I., AND

A Character from Donne's Satires,

111

CHARLES I. (1558 To 1649.]

Joseph HALL,

112

Selections from Hall's Satires,

112

POETS.

BEN Jonson,

112

THOMAS SACKVILLE,

To Celia,

113

Alegorical Characters from the Mirrour for Magistrates, The Sweet Neglect,

113

Henry Duke of Buckingham in the Infernal Regions,

Hymn to Diana,

113

John HARRINGTON,

To Night, .

113

| Sonnet made on Isabella Markham, .

Song-Oh do not wanton with those eyes), .

Sir Philip SIDNEY,

To Celia, .

113

Sonnets of Sir Philip Sidney, .

Her Triumph, . .

113

Sir Walter RALEIGH-TIMOTHY KENDA

Good Life, Long Life, .

114

BRETON-II ENRY CONSTABLE,

Epitaph on the Countess of Pembroke,

114

The Country's Recreations-Raleigh,

Epitaph on Elizabeth, L. H.,

114

Farewell to Town-Breton,

On my First Daughter,

114

Sonnet-Constable,

84 | To Penshurst.

114

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To the Memory of my Beloved Master, William Shak-

The Votaress of Diana,

speare, and what he hath left us,

115 WILLIAM CARTWRIGHT,

On the Portrait of Shakspeare, .

115 To a Lady Veiled,

RICHARD CORBET,

116 A Valediction,

To Vincent Corbet, his Son,

116 To Chloe,

Journey to France, ,

116 The Dream,

Farewell to the Fairies, ,

117 Love inconcealable,

Sur JOHN BEAUMONT-Dr II ENRY KING,

117 To Cupid, .

On my dear Son, Gervase Beaumont, .

118 ROBERT HIERRICK,

Song--(Dry those fair, those crystal eyes),

118 To Blossoms,

Sic Vita, .

118 I To Daffodils, .

The Dirge, . . . .

118 The Kiss-a Dialogue,

FRANCIS BEAUMONT,

118 To the Virgins, to make much of their Time,

Letter to Ben Jonson,

119 Twelfth Night, or King and Queen,

On the Tombs in Westminster,

119 The Country Life,

An Epitaph, .

119 Julia,

THOMAS CAREW, .

Upon Julia's Recovery,

Song-(Ask me no more where Jove bestows),

320 The Bag of the Bee,

The Compliment, .

120

Upon a Child that Died,

Song-(Would you know what's soft?)

120

Epitaph upon a Child, .

A Pastoral Dialogue,

121

A Thanksgiving for his House,

Song-(Give me more love, or more disdain),

121 To Primroses, filled with Morning Dew,

Persuasions to Love,

121

Delight in Disorder,

Disdain Returned, . . . .

121 To find God, . .

. .

Approach of Spring,

121 Cherry Ripe,

PHINEAS AND GILES FLETCHER,

122 To Corinna, to go a Maying,

Happiness of the Shepherd's Life,

122 RICHARD LOVELACE, ..

Decay of Human Greatness, ..

Song-(Why should you swear I am forsworn ?).

Description of Parthenia, or Chastity,

123

The Rose, . . .

The Rainbow,

123

Song-(Amarantha, sweet and fair),

The Sorceress of Vain Delight,

124

To Lucasta, on going to the Wars,

GEORGE WITHER, .

To Althea, from Prison,

The Companionship of the Muse,

125 | Tuomas RANDOLPI, . .

Sonnet upon a Stolen Kiss, .

126 To my Picture,

The Steadfast Shepherd, .

126

To a Lady admiring herself in a Looking-Glass,

Madrigal-(Amaryllis I did woo),

SiR WILLIAM DAVENANT, . . . .

Christmas, . . .

To the Queen, .

.

WILLIAM BROWNE,

128 Song-The lark now leaves his watery nest),

A Descriptive Sketch,

128

Description of the Virgin Birtha,

Evening,

128 John CLEVELAND, . . .

Night,

129

On Phillis, Walking before Sunrise, .

Pastoral Employments,

JAMES SHIRLEY, .

The Syren's Song, .

129 Death's Final Conquest,

FRANCIS QUARLES,

129

Upon his Mistress Sad,

Stanzas,

129 Echo and Narcissus, . .

The Shortness of Life,

129

RICHARD CRASHAW,

Mors Ina, . .

Music's Duel, . . .

The Vanity of the World,

130

Temperance, or the Cheap Physician,

Delight in God only, ..

130

Hymn to the Name of Jesus,

Decay of Life, ,

130 Sir RICHARD FANSHAWE, .

To Chastity,

131

.

A Rose,

GEORGE HERBERT,

A Rich Fool,

Virtue,

Song-The Saint's Encouragement,

Religion,

132 Song-The Royalist, .

Stanzas,

132 LADY ELIZABETH CAREW,

Matin Hymn, .

132 Revenge of Injuries,

Sunday,

132

Mortification,

133

SCOTTISH POETS.

WILLIAM HABINGTON,

ALEXANDER Scor,

Epistle to a Friend, .

133 Rondel of Love,

Description of Castara,

To his leart,

Sir John SUCKLING,

SIR RICHARD MAITLAND,

Song---('Tis now, since I sat down before).

135 Satire on the Town Ladies,

A Ballad upon a Wedding . .

ALEXANDER MONTGOMERY,

Constancy, .

136 ALEXANDER HUME, . .

Song--(I prithee send me back my heart), ..

136 KING JAMES VI., .

Song---(Why so pale and wan, fond lover?)

136 Ane Schort Poeme of Tyme,

The Careless Lover, .

136 | Earl or ANCRUN-EARL of STIRLINO,

Song- (Hast thou seen the down in the air ?)

136 Sonnet in Praise of a Solitary Life,

Detraction Execrated,

136 William DRUMMOND, . . .

John CHALKHILL, .

The River of Forth Feasting,

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The Witch's Cave,

. . . . 137 Epitaph on Prince Henry, .

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The Priestess of Diana,

138 To his Lute,

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The Praise of a Solitary Life,

160 Generosity of Cæsar, ..

To a Nightingale, .

160 Grief of Aspatia for the Marriage of Amintor and

Bonnets,
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160 Evadne, . . . . . . 205

Sir ROBERT A YTON,

161 Palamon and Arcite, Captives in Greece,

206

On Woman's Inconstancy, .

161 Disinterestedness of Biancha, .

207

I do confess thou'rt Smooth and Fair, .

Pastoral Love, . . . . : : 208

GEORGE BUCHANAN-DR ARTHUR JOHNSTON,

161 Melancholy,

209

The 137th Psalm,

162

209

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Song-Look out, bright eyes, and bless the air),

The First of May,

162 The Power of Love,

209

On Neæra, ·

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162

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To Sleep, . . . .

Song to Pan, at the conclusion of the Faithful Shep-

DRAMATISTS.

herdess, . .

210

Joux HEYWOOD. . . . . . . 163 | GEORGE CHAPMAN, . . . . .

210

NICOLAS UDALL, .

164 THOMAS DEKKER, .

211

JOHN STILL, · · · · · · 164 JOHN WEBSTER,

· · · 211

THOMAS SACKVILLE, .

164 Scene from the Duchess of Malfy

212

RICHARD EDWARDS,

164 Death of the Duchess,

212

GEORGE WHETSTONE,

164

THOMAS MIDDLETON,

John LYLY, .

166 Happiness of Married Life, .

214

Cupid and Campaspe,

166 Song-(Come away, come away), .

214

Song--(What bird so sings, yet so does wail?)

166 JOAN MARSTON,

215

GEORGE PEELE, .

RobeRT TAYLOR — WILLIAM ROWLEY-CYR

Prologue to King David and Fair Bethsabe,

167

NEUR, . .

. . . 215

THOMAS KYD,

167 Scene from the Witch of Edmonton,

215

THOMAS Nasi, .

168

A Drowned Soldier,

A Drowned S

. , . i .. 216

ROBERT GREENE, . .

GEORGE COOKE-THOMAS NABBES-NATHANIEL FIELD

Content-A Sonnet, .

169

JOHN DAY-HENRY GLAPTHORNE-THOMAS RAN-

Sephestia's Song to her Child, ..

169

DOLPI-RICHARD BRONE,

216

The Shepherd and his wife,

169 PHILIP MASSINGER,

216

THOMAS LODGE, .

170

A Midnight Scene,

217

Beauty, . . .

171

Pride of Sir Giles Overreach in his Daughter,

217

Rosalind's Madrigal,

171

Compassion for Misfortune,

218

Love,

171

Unequal Love, .

218

CHRISTOPHER MARLOW,

John FORD, . .

219

Scenes from Marlow's Faustus,

172

A Dying Bequest, .

Passages from the Jew of Malta,

173

Contention of a Bird and a Musician,

220

Scene From Marlow's Edward II.,

174

THOMAS HEYWOOD, .

221

ANTHONY MUNDAY-HENRY CAETTLE,

174

Song-(Pack clouds away, and welcome day),

Scene from Arden of Feversham, .

176

Shepherd's Song,

222

WILLIAM SHAKSPEARE,

176

Shipwreck by Drink,

222

Murder of King Duncan, .

181 JAMES SHIRLEY,

222

Love Scene by Night in a Garden,

182

The Prodigal Lady,

Description of a Moonlight Night, with Fine Music, 184 Scene from the Ball, .

Ghost Scene in Hamlet, .

184

MISCELLANEOUS PIECES OF THE THIRD PERIOD,

225

Mark Antony over Cæsar's Body,

185 Convivial Song, by Bishop Still, . .

Othello's Relation of his Courtship to the Senate, 186

My Mind to me a Kingdom is,

225

Queen Mab, . . .

186 Song-(What pleasure have great princes),

925

End of all Earthly Glories,

186

Meditation when we go to Bed,

225

Life and Death Weighed,

187

Meditation,

226

Fear of Death, . . .

Tale of Argentile and Curan,

.

226

Description of Ophelia's Drowning,

Sonnet,

228

Perseverance, . . .

The Woodman's Walk, . .

The Deceit of Ornament or Appearances,

There is a Garden in her Face,

228

Mercy, . . . .

Robin Goodfellow, . .

Solitude preferred to a Court Life, and the Advantages

The Old and Young Courtier,

229

of Adversity, . .

188 Time's Alteration, . . .

230

The World compared to a Stage,

Loyalty Confined, . .

231

Description of Night in a Camp, .

188

PROSE WRITERS.

The Blessings of a Shepherd's Life,

The Vicissitudes of Life, . . .

SIR PHILIP SIDNEY,

Falstaff's Cowardice and Boasting, ..

189

A Tempest, .

233

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Falstaff arrested by his Hostess Dame Quickly, . 190

Description of Arcadia,

233

BEN JONSON, . .

191

233

A Stag Hunt,
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The Fall of Catiline,

193

Praise of Poetry,

234

Accusation and Death of Silius in the Senate-House,

LORD BURLEIGH,

234

Love, . . . . .

195

Choice of a Wife,

234

A Simpleton and a Braggadocio, .

196 Domestic Economy,

Bobadil's Plan for Saving the Expense of an Army, 197 Education of Children,

235

Advice to a Reckless Youth, · ·

197

Suretyship and Borrowing,

The Alchemist, . , .

197 | RICHARD HOOKER, .

The Court MASQUES OF THE SEVENTEENTH CENTURY, 198 Scripture and the Law of Nature,

236

The Golden Age Restored, .

201

Zeal and Fear in Religion,

FRANCIS BEAUMONT-Joux FLETCHER,

203 Defence of Reason,

224

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