The Golden Pomp: A Procession of English Lyrics from Surrrey to Shirley (Classic Reprint)

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In saying that no single piece has been selected for its rarity, I should be sorry to seem for a moment to pretend to any unusual acquaintance with the byways of Elizabethan poetry; for indeed I have done little more than exercise a right of choice in gardens prepared by such distinguished Elizabethan scholars as Mr. A. H. Bullen and Doctors Hannah and Grasart. My debt to Mr. Bullen's volumes of 'lyrics from the Elizabethan song-books, ' apparent to the initiated on every third or fourth page, is acknowledged from time to time in the Notes: to acknowledge it every where was impossible. T 0 Dr. Grosart I am particularly obliged, who, on hearing that this anthology was contemplated.

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