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SCOTTISH POETS. ! PAGE.

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James I. of Scotlanıl (1394-1437)...... 76

Epigram of a New-married Student,

James I., a Prisoner in Windsor,

note..............

first sees Lady Jane Beaufort,

Sheep-masters Decayers of Hus-

who afterwards was his Queen... 77

bandry .........

........121

Extract from “ Christ's Kirk of the

The Utopian Idea of Pleasure.......122

Green"......

Character of Richard III.....

Blind Harry (died after 1492)........

Letter to Lady More....

............123

Storming of Dunnottar Castle......

Act of Parliament, 1533...

....124

Adventure of Wallace while fishing

Bishop John Fisher (1439-1535).......124

in Irvine Water..................

Habits of a Pious Lady of Rauk ....125

The Ghost of Fawdoun...

Sir Thomas Elyot (circa 1495–1546)...125

Holland-Robert Henryson (died about

Bishop Latimer (circa 1485-1555).....125

1490)...............

Account of his Parentage............127

............

Extract from “Robin and Makyne.Germany made a Mingle-mangle of

Extract from “ The Town and Coun-

their Religion.....

.....127

try Mouse."...................

Bishop Latimer gives place to Robin

A Summer Morning..............

Hood's men..

..127

William Dunbar (circa 1460-1520)..

Goodwin Sands and Tenderden Stec-

The Merle and Nightingale........

ple .......

.................128

The Dance of the Seven Deadly Sins, 93

The Devil the most Diligent Preach-

er....................

Tidings fra the Session ..

...............123
Gavin (or Gawain) Douglas (circa 1474

John Leland (circa 1506—1552), and

-- 1522) ....

George Cavendish (circa 1500-

1562)....

Apostrophe to Honour........

......129

King Tlenry's Visits to Wolsey's

Description of Morning in May.....

House....

Sir David Lyndsay (circa 1490-1555).. 99

.......130

Extract from “ The Complaynt."....100 | Ile Deu OL Olsey ................ 131

| Lord Berners (circa 1474—1532) ........132

Satire on the Syde Tails.............100

Abuses of the Clergy....... .....101

Battle of Cressy......

.......132

Speech of the Pardoner...... ......102

Edward IV. and the Countess of Salis-

The Law's Delay......

...103

bury.................

............133

Bishop Bale (1495—1563).......

Walter Kennedy, The Maitland and

.......134

Death of Lord Cobham.............134

Bannatyne MSS, &c............ 103

William Tyndale (circa 1477-1536) .... 134.

BALLAD POETRY.

The Magnificat and Lord's Prayer...135

The Deaths of Douglas and Percy......104 Part of St. Matthew's Gospel........136

Sir Patrick Spens.....

..,106 Miles Coverdale (1485-1565)...... 136

The Nut-brown Maid......

...107 | Passage from Book of Genesis..

The Gaberlunzie Man......

108 Translations of the Bible..

Sir John Cheke (1514-1557)...........

PROSE LITERATURE.

Remonstrance with Levellers........138

Sir John Fortescue (1395–1485)...... Sir Thomas Wilson (circa 1520-1581).133

English Courage....................110 | Simplicity of Style Recommended...139

What Harm would come to England

Roger Ascham (1515--1568)............139

if the Commons were Poor?....111 Interview with Lady Jane Grey......140

Bishop Pecock (circa 1390–1460) ......111 Study should be relieved by Amuse-

Sir Thomas Malory (** Acts of King

ment.....

.......141

Arthur, 1469.").............

....112 Occupations should be chosen suita-

The Death of Sir Lancelot...........112

able to the Natural Faculties.....141

William Caxton (circa 1412–1491) .....113 John Bellenden (circa 1495-1550) .....143

Account of Virgil....................

Part of the Story of Macbeth........143

Legend of St. Francis.......

The Complaynt of Scotlaud.........144

English Chroniclers - Robert Fabian

(circa 1450-1512), and Edward

THIRD PERIOD.

Hall (circa 1499--1547) ..........114

Jack Cade's Insurrection............115

1558-1625: THE REIGNS OF ELIZA-

Scene in the Council-room of the Pro-

BETH AND JAMES I,
tector Gloucester................117 | Thomas Sackville, Lord Buckhurst

Sir Thomas More (1450-1535).........118

(1527608).......

......147

Speciinen of More's Juvenile Poetry, Characters from the "Mirror for Men

note....,

..1101 gistrates,"......................

113

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Duke of Buckingham in the Infernal 1 “My mind to me a kingdom is ” ....199

Regions.........................151 / Thomas Storer (died in 1904)...........200

John Harrington (1534-1582)..........151 Extracts froin poem on Wolsey......200

Sonnet on Isabella Markham ........151 John Donne (1573-1631)..............201

Arthur Brooke (died about 1563)........152 Address to Bishop Valentine.........202

Friar Lawrence.......

Valediction-Forbidding Mourning..202

Love of Romeus and Juliet.. .......152 The Will................

.203

The Nurse to Romeus...... .......153 Character of a Bore.....

.....204

George Gascoigne (circa 1535_1577) ....153 Bishop Hall (1574-1656).....

.206

The Country Gentlemen and Squires. 154 1 Selections from Satires...... ...206

Satire on the Court Ladies...........154 John Marston (died about 1634), Thomas
The Arraignment of a Lover........155

Churchyard (15:0–1604), George

Sir Philip Sidney (1554-1586)..........156

Tuberville (circa 1530 -- 1591),

Four Sonnets...........

Thomas Watson (circa 1537

Edmund Spenser (circa 1553-1599) ....157

1599), and Henry Constable (circa

Una and the Red-cross Knight.......164

1560-1612)......................207

Adventure of Una with the Lion....166 Sonnets by Thomas Watson... ...208

The Bower of Bliss..

167 Nicholas Breton (15584-1624)..... 209

The House of Sleep...... ......169 A Pastoral.....

209

Description of Belphobe............ 170 From “Farewell to Town”.........209

Fable of the Oak and the Brier..

Thomas Lodge (circa 1536-1625), and

Extract from the “Epithalamium"..173

Richard Barnfield (died after 1598) 210

Robert Southwell (1560—1595).........176 Beauty-Rosalind's Madrigal.........211

The Image of Death.............

.... 176 Love-Two Short Poems.............212

The Burning Babe......

.....177 Christopher Marlowe (1564-1593), and

Times go by Turns....

Sir Walter Raleigh (1552-1618)..212

William Warner (1558—1609)... ......178 The Passionate Shepherd to his Love..213

The Life of a Shepherd....

The Nymph's Reply..................213

Samuel Daniel (156-1619)............178 Raleigh's Verses before his Execu-

Epistle to the Countess of Cumber-

tion................

.......218

land .....

...... 179 Passions are likened best to Floods

Richard II. the Morning before his

and Streams..

...218

Murder....

......180 Two Somets by Raleigh.. .....219

Early Love.........

......151 The Pilgrimagc...

...220

Sonnets ...........

On Sir Plulip Sidney....

.221

Ulysses and the Syren...............182 The Lie.....

......221

Michael Drayton (circa 1563–1631) ....152 Joshua Sylvester (1563–1618)..........222

Description of a Stag-hunt..........183 Satan's Temptation of Eve..........222

Sherwood Forest and Robin Hocd...185 Morning -- The Surr - Plurality of

The Queen of the Fairies visiting

Worlds...............

...223

Pigwiggen.......

Wiggen.......................187 Ben Jonson (1573-1037)...............224

Edward Fairfax (died after 1631).......187 To Celia.--From "The Forest" .....224

Armida and her Enchanted Girdle...188 The Sweet Neglect.-From "The Si-

Rinaldo at Mount Olivet....

lent Woman”..

........224

Sir John Harrington (circa 1561-1612) 190 Ilymn to Diana.-From "Cynthia's

Epigrams: Of Treason, Of Fortune,

Revels" .........:: :::

&c.........

To Night.--From "The Vision of De-

De

William Shakspeare (1564-1616).......191

light"..............

Sonnet, " That time of Year”.......192 Song. --From "The Forest".........225

The Horse of Adonis...

193 Good Life, Long Life................25

Venus's Prophecy after the Death of Epitaphs ................. .....225

Adonis ..........................193 To Peashurst. ...

.......226

Selections from Sonnets..... .......194 To the Memory of Shakspeare ......227

Selections from Songs...... .....,195 On the Portrait of Shakspeare ......228

Sir John Davies (1570--1620)...........196 Sir John Brumont (1582-1028) .......229

The Daning of the Air.............197 Richard III's Address to his Troops

Reasons for the Soul's Immortality..195

at Bosworth.....

Edward Vere, Earl of Oxford (circa Francis Beaumont (1680-1616)...... 230

1541-1604).

100) ........................199 From "Letter to Ben Jonson” ......230

Fancy and Desire..

On the Tombs in Westminster.......231

Sir Edward Dyer (circa 1540-1607) ....199! An Epitaph .....

23

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Sir Henry Wotton (1568-1639)........232 Apostrophe to England....
The Character of a Happy Life......233 Prologue to King David and Fair
tress the Queen of Bohe-

Bethsabe...........

.....268
mia .............................233 Parable of Nathan and David........29

Lord Brooke (1554--1628)..............233

Song, “ Cupid's Curse"....

.......271

The Prehistoric Age.................234

Thomas Kyd (temp. Elizabeth) ........271

Phineas Fletcher (1584-1650), and Giles 1 Scenes from “Hieronimo"..... .....271

Fletcher (circa 1558---1623) ......234 Thomas Nash (circa 1561-1600).......274

Decay of Human Greatness .........236 Short Extracts from Plays....

.:274

Description of Parthenia.... ....237 Robert Greene (circa 1560-1592) ......

The Sorceress of Vain Delight.. ....233 Extract from “Pandosto”........ .277

William Browne (1590-1645) ...

.240 Extract from “ Orlando" .... .278

A Descriptive Sketch...... ....242 Content, a Sonnet...................280

Evening Night .....

.243 Sephestia's Song to her Child..... .280

The Svrens' Song...

.243 The Shepherd and his Wife..........281

Description of Psyche....... ...243 Thomas Lodge (circa 1555-1625) ......282

Christopher Marlowe (1564—1593).....282

SCOTTISH POETS.

Scenes from “Faustus"...

............683

Alexander Scott (To the Queen, 1562)..244 Passages from the “ Jew of Malta'..286

Rondel of Love ..........

C

Scene from “ Edward Il'.............89

O1 LOve.....................245

To his Heart ....

....... 245 Description of Tamburlaine.........290

Sir Richard Maitland (1496–158 ......245 The Nobles remonstrate with Edward
Satire on the Town Ladies..........245

II. ..............................291

Alexander Montgomery (died about Anthony Munday (1554 - 1633), and

1607) ..........

..........246

Henry Chettle (died after 1603)...292

Extract from “The Cherry and the

port in Sherwood..................293

" Slae"............................246 nonymous Dramas...... ..........294

Alexander Hume (circa 15601609) ....247 Scenes from " Arden of Feversham" 294

Extracts from the “ Day Estival”.... 247 Picture of a Gambler...............296

King James VI. (1566--1625)...........218 William Shakspeare (1564-1616).......297

Ane Schort Poeme on Tyme.........248 Garden Scenc in Romeo and Juliet...308

The Earl of Ancrum (1575-1654), and Moonlight with fine Music..........310

the Earl of Stirling (1580-1640)..249 Ghost-scene in Hamlet ......

311

Sonnet in Praise of a Solitary Life...249 Hamlet's Soliloquy on Death........312

Sonnet to Aurora....

.........250

Mark Antony over Cæsar's Body :...313

William Drummond (1545--1649)......250 Bolingbroke's Entry into London....315

The River of Forth Feasting........252 Fear of Death......

......316

Epitaph on Prince Henry..... .....253 Perseverance.....

316
Five Sonnets...............

.....53

Sir Robert Ayton (1570--1638)... .255 The Forest of Arden....

....317

On Woman's Inconstancy..

255 The World compared to a Stage.....318

The Forsaken Mistress..

.255 Oberon's Vision...

George Buchanan (1506--1582), and Dr. Ben Jonson (1573–1637).....
Arthur Johnston (1587—1641)....256 The Fall of Catiline......

..324

Love.-From "The New Inn".......325

DRAMATISTS.

A Simpleton and a Braggado 'io.....326,

John Heywood (died in 1565), and Bish Bobadil's Flan for Saving the Ex-

op Bale (1195-1563).. .......258

pense oi an Army...............328

Nicholas Udall (1501-1556), and John Advice to a Reckless Youth..........328

Still (1543-1607) ........ .......259 The Alchemist ......

T ......................3.3

Extract from "Roister Doister".....260 Court Masks of the Seventeenth Cen-

Jolly Good Ale and Old..............260

tury.............................331

Thomas Norton (1532-1584)...........261 Extracts-Venus and the Graces, &c. 331

Extracts from “Gorboduc".........261 Francis Beaumont (1586–1616), and

Richardi Edwards (circa 1323-1566),

John Fletcher (1576-1625).......337

George Whetstone (tump. Eliza-

Extracts from “ Pilaster''. ... 33

beth), &c. ...

261 Generosity of Caesar ......... ....541

John Lyly (circa 1553-1501) ..........261 Grief of Aspatia......

......313

Cupid and Camupaspe..............266 Paluunon and Arcite..

......314

Two Songs.....

Pastoral Love.......

......346

George Peele (circa 1558-1598) ........266 ! Perigot and Amoret ........... ......348

........383

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Melarcholy.-From “Nice Valour"..:49 Thomas Heywood (died after 1640). ...380

Song -From "The False One''......349 Description of Psyche...... ........341

The Power of Love.-From “ Valen Sony-Shepherd's Song..............3-1

tinian"..........................349 James Shirley (15941666).............382

To Sleep-Song to Pan-Song from Fernando's Description of his Mis.

“Rollo"

.... ...............350

tress............

........353

George Chapman (1557--1634)..........350 Passage in “ Grateful Servant .....353

Estracts from “Bussy d'Ambois"....351 | The Prodigal Lady.

...34

Thomas Dekker (died abont 1641).....352 Scene from "The Ball."..

....30)

Short Extracts......:

...353 Death's Final Conquest....

Picture of Court-life.....

..354

John Webster (early half of 17th cen-

MISCELLANEOUS POEMS.

tury) ....

................355

Funeral Dirge for Marcello..........355 Verses by Queen Elizabeth ..... ......363
Scene from the " Duchess of Malfi'.356 The Old and Young Courtier... ......383
Death of the Duchess, and Dirge ....357 Time's Alteration .....

Thomas Middleton (died in 1627)......359 There is a Garden in Her Face.........391

Happiness of Married Life.......... 360

Witches Going about the Caldron....360

PROSE LITERATURE.

Flight of the Witches, and Song.....361

John Marston (died in 1634)............362 John Fox (1517--1587)....

..............392

The Scholar and his Dog ..... ........363 TIR Death of Queen Anne Boleyn...393

Prologue from “ Antonio and Mel A Notable History of William Huu-
lida" .............

.......363

ter.......

Short Extracts : Day Breaking-One Sir Philip Sidney (1554–1686)..........345

who died Slandered - Wherein

A Tempest.......................

Fools are Happy ................365 Description of Arcadia...

399
Robert Taylor-William Rowley-Cyril A Stag-hunt..........
Tourneur (all temp. James 1.)...365 Praise of Poetry.........

.399

Scene from the "Witch of Edmon Lord Burleigh (1520-1598).. .....400

ton”.............................366

..366 Choice of a Wife........... ......400

A Drowned Soldier....

A VIUWEN U

Domestic Economy......

......367
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Extracts from “ Return from Par- Earl of Essex (1567--1601).............401

nassus.".........................367) Ou the History of Rome.... .....401

George Cooke--Thomas Nabbes-N. A Passion of my Lord of Essex.... 402

Field-John Day-H. Glapthorne Queen Elizabeth (1533-1603)..........402

-T. Randolph-R. Brome (all Extracts from her Correspondence...402

17th century).........

..368 John Lyly (circa 1553-1601) ..........403

Philip Massinger (circa 1581-1639).....369 | How the Life of a Young Man

Midnight Scene.....

......370

should be Led......

......403

Pride of Sir Giles Overreach in his A Father's Grief for the Death of his

Daughter...

371 Daughter....

Compassion for Misfortune..........372 Continue not in Anger......

Inequal Love....

374 Stephen Gosson (1555--1624)..........405

John Ford (1596-1639)..... .......375 Extracts from “ School of Abuse'')..405

A Dying Bequest....................376 George Puttenham (circa 1530–1590) ..406

Contention of a Bịrd and Musician..378) Of Language,.,

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