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LONDON: JOHN MURRAY, ALBEMARLE-STREET.
PRINTED BY THOMAS DAVISON, WHITEFRIARS.
The Prologue to the Canterbury Tales . . . 22
JOHN GOWER . . . .
The Tale of the Coffers or Caskets, &c. (in the fifth
Book of the Confessio Amantis) . . . 52
Of the Gratification which the Lover's Passion re-
ceives from the Sense of Hearing (in the sixth Book
of the Confessio Amantis) . . . . 56
JOHN LYDGATE . . . . . 59
Canace, condemned to Death by her Father Æolus,
sends to her guilty Brother, Macareus, the last
Testimony of her unhappy Passion (Book I. fol. 39)
SCOTTISH POETRY .
JAMES I. OF SCOTLAND
. . .
Extract from Canto II. of the Quair
ROBERT HENRYSON . . . . 76
Robene and Makyne, a Ballad . . . . 77
WILLIAM DUNBAR . '
The Daunce of the Seven deadly Sins through Hell 85
SIR DAVID LYNDSAY . . . . . 92
Description of Squyre Meldrum . .. 95
SIR THOMAS WYATT . . . . 105
Ode.—The Lover complaineth the Unkindness of his
Love . . . . . . . 109
From his Songs and Epigrams.-A Description of such
a one as he could love . . . . 111
On his Return from Spain . . . . 112
From his Odes.-An earnest Suit to his unkind Mis-
tress not to forsake him . . . . ib.
To his Mistress . . . . . 113
He lamenteth that he had ever Cause to doubt his
HENRY HOWARD, EARL OF SURREY . . . 116
Description of Spring . .
A Prisoner in Windsor Castle, he reflects on past
Happiness . . . . . 125
That every Object he contemplated at Windsor re-
minding him of his past Happiness, increased his
present Sorrow . . . . . . 127
Upon his white Hairs (from the aged Lover's Renun-
ciation of Love) . . . . . ib.
RICHARD EDWARDS . . . . 130
He requesteth some friendly Comfort, affirming his
WILLIAM HUNNIS .
The Love that is requited with Disdain ..
THOMAS SACKVILLE, LORD BUCKHURST, AND EARL
OF DORSET . . . . . .
From his Induction to the Complaint of Henry, Duke
Allegorical Personages described in Hell
GEORGE GASCOIGNE . . . . 145
The Arraignment of a Lover .
From his Grief of Joy
Vanity of Youth . . . . . 149
Swiftness of Time
The Vanity of the Beautiful
JOHN HARRINGTON . . . . . . 150
Sonnet on Isabella Markham . . i . 151
Verses on a most stony-hearted Maiden, who did
sorely beguile the noble Knight, my true Friend 152
SIR PHILIP SYDNEY . . . . . 153
To Sleep (from the Arcadia) . . . 155
. . . 156
ROBERT GREENE ..
Jealousy (fron Tully's Love) . . . . 158
Dorastus on Fawnia . . . . . 159