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SAIF, save.
Sawis, sows.
Say, a fine thin serge used in

the 16th century.
SCHOURIS, showers.
SEELY, innocent, harmless.
SELD, seldom.
Sen, same as since.
SETYWALL, garden valerian.
SHAID, parted.
SHALM, instrument resem.

bling the clarinet. SHAWIS, thicket, a small

UBIQUE, everywhere.
UNCRUDDED, uncurdled.
VANITAS VANITATUM, Vanity of

vanities.
VENUST, elegant, beautiful.
VERGES, rods.
VER, spring.
VIA AMORIS, The way of Love.
VIVAMUS MEA LESBIA, ATQUE

AMEMUS, Let Us Live and Love, My Lesbia. VIVELY, brightly. Vixi PUELLIS NUPER IDONEUS,

Not so long ago, I was

wood.
SHROUDIS, conceals, envelops,

takes shelter.
Sicht, sight.
Sıc TRANSIT, Thus passes away:
SIMPLEX MUNDITIIS, Plain in

neatness.
SITHE, season.
SKAILLIS, clears.
SKAILS, clears.
SMALE, small.
SMIcker, elegant, fine, gay.
SOOTE, sweet.
SOPS - IN - WINE, striped pinks.
SPEIRIS, spears.
STARE, starling.
STEIR, stir.

ceptable to maids.
Waly, expressive of lamentation,

alas.
WAPINS, weapons.
Wight, swift, stout.
Wiss, wish.
WONNED, dwelled.
YCONNED, versed.
YFERE, together.

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INDEX OF AUTHORS

PAGE

3

ANONYMOUS

The Love Call..
On a Fair Morning.
Song_of the May.
My Fair A-Field..
Madrigal
A Lover's Question..
Hey, Down a Down.
Madrigal
In Praise of Two.
A Double Doubting.
Passions of Desire.
Then Love Be Judge.
A Miracle..
What Poor Astronomers Are They.
Willing Bondage.
Presents
There Is a Lady Sweet and Kind.
Since First I Saw Your Face.
Beauty's Triumph.
The Awakening.
Lusty May.
When Flora Had O’erfret the Firth.
My Heart Is High Above..
A Conspiracy..
Love's Keys.
Beware of Love.
Uncertainty
Whoever Thinks or Hopes of Love for Love.
Love's Immortality.
Devotion
My Lady Greensleeves.
Madrigal
Hey Nonny No!.
Love Winged My Hopes..
Toss Not My Soul, O Love.
Chloris in the Snow.
Camella
My Hope a Counsel.
Faith Everlasting..
To Her Sea-Faring Lover.
Wounded I Am.
Cassandra
Waly, Waly, Love Be Bonny.

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29
45
58
63
65
67
79
80
83
84
87
88
95
98
121
125
127
133
133
141
143
145
151
151
155
169
177
191
195
199
208
210
215
216
224
225
233
235
236
238

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The Faithless Shepherdess.

245
Madrigal

246
Disdain Me Still.

252
False Love..

268
'Twas I That Paid for All Things.

269
A Recantation.

271
No Minute Good to Love.

287
Discreet

294
The Gift

312
Fair Hebe

320
Zephyrus Brings the Time that Sweetly Scenteth.

324
Fair Is the Rose..

327
The Country's Recreations.

340
What Pleasure Have Great Princes.

347
Let Rhymes No More Disgrace.,

407
Pedlar's Song.

420
Jealousy

427
Pari Jugo Dulcis Tractus.

481
Self-Trial

497
Go, Nightly Cares.

503
Care for Thyself.

510
Risposta

516
All' Is Naught.

537
Happy He.

538
Come, Sorrow, Come.

565
Come, Ye Heavy Shades of Night..

565
Disconsolate

568
I Saw My Lady Weep.

572
Weep You No More, Sad Fountains.

573
Love Hath Eyes by Night..

578
Bringing in the Boar's Head.

593
In Die Nativitatis..

594
The New Jerusalem.

637
The Bonny Earl of Murray.

669
A. W. The identity of “A. W.” has never been revealed.

The initials are only known as the signature to a number
of poems published in Davison's Poetical Rhapsody.
Heart's Hiding

To Time..
ALEXANDER, WILLIAM, EARL OF STIRLING (1567-1640), born

at nstree, Scotland. Educated at the universities of
Glasgow and Leyden. In 1621 James I. gave him a grant
of Nova Scotia, which charter has been the cause of con-
siderable discussion. He was the intimate friend of Drum-
mond of Hawthornden, who addressed him in several of
his sonnets in bereavement at the loss of his (Drum.
mond's) mistress.. His first published work

the
Tragedie of Darius, 1603, followed in 1604 by A Parænsis
to the Prince, and the Monarchicke Tragedies including
Darius and the new Cresus; The Alexandræan, a Tragedy,
1605, Julius Cæsar, 1607. His most ambitious work, Dooms-
day, or the Great Day of the Lord's Judgment, appeared
1614; and the first collected edition of his works, The

Recreations of the Muses, 1637.
To Aurora.

16

98
682

was

was
same

PAGE
Aurora

16
A Madrigal

137
Small Comfort Might.

323
ARMSTRONG, THOMAS. Nothing is known of Armstrong except

that he was executed for murder in 1601 and wrote this

poem on the night before his death. See notes.
Good Night

549
AYTON, Sir Robert (1570-1638), born at the Castle of Kin.

aldie in parish of Cameron near St. Andrews. He was
knighted in August, 1602, and became ambassador to Ger.

many.
To His Forsaken Mistress.

249
To an Inconstant One...

25+
BACON, FRANCIS, LORD VERU'LAM. l'isCOUNT ST. ALBANS (1561.

1626), born at York House in the Strand, London, Edu-
cated at Trinity College, Cambridge, followed by foreign
travel. Was knighted by James I., July, 1603; appointed
King's Counsel, 1604; sworn of the Privy Council, 1616,
and received appointment of Keeper of the Great Seal.
On January 4, 1618, made Lord High Chancellor,
and on 11 July, the

year, ennobled Baron of
Verulam, and raised in 1621 to the dignity of Vis-
count St. Albans. Undoubtedly the greatest of modern
philosophers, Bacon's writings remain the monument of
Elizabethan prose.

The most important are: Essays or
Counsels, Civil and Moral, 1597; The Treatise on the
Advancement of Learning, 1605; De Sapientia Veterum,
1609; Novum Organum, 1620; The De Augmentis Sci-
entiarum, a translation of the Advancement of Learning,
revised and enlarged, 1623; and the Apothegms, 1625.
The World....

501
BARNES, BARNABY (1569-1609). The younger son of the Bishop

of Durham; a student at Brasenose College, Oxford, in
1586, which he left without taking a degree. His travels
abroad are said to have been extensive; and Doctor Bliss
states (Athen. Oxon. edit., 1815) that he accompanied the
Earl of Essex into France. His works which Professor
Dowden rated superior to Watson's are: Parthenophil and
Parthenope, Sonnets, Madrigals, Elegies and Odes, 1593;
A Divine Century of Spiritual Sonnets, 1595; Four
Books of Offices, Enabling Private Persons for the Special
Service of all Good Princes and Policies, 1606; Devil's
Charter, a Tragedy, 1607.
Ah, Sweet Content, Where Is Thy Mild Abode?.

519
The Talent.......

614
BARNFIELD, RICHARD (1574-1627). Born at Norbury, in Shrop-

shire. He was the son of a gentleman, a student at Ox-
ford, and the friend of the poet Michael Drayton. He
published in 1594, The Affectionate Shepherd, a small
volume of poems dedicated to Penelope Lady Rich, the
Stella of Sidney's famous sonnets. In 1595 he published
a second volume, Cynthia, and in 1598 a third, Lady
Pecunia, wherein appeared two beautiful pieces which in
the following year were piratically published by Jagger in

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