Epigrams and the Forest


First published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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First published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415967495
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 3/28/2003
  • Series: Fyfield Books Series
  • Pages: 126
  • Product dimensions: 5.20 (w) x 8.30 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 11
A note on the text and punctuation 23
A note on the Notes 24
Select bibliography 25
Dedication to William, Earl of Pembroke 28
To the Reader 29
To My Book 29
To My Bookseller 29
To King James 30
On the Union 30
To Alchemists 30
On the New Hot-Houses 30
On a Robbery 31
To All, To Whom I Write 31
To My Lord Ignorant 31
On Something, that Walks Somewhere 31
On Lieutenant Shift 32
To Doctor Empiric 32
To William Camden 33
On Court-Worm 33
To Brain-Hardy 33
To the Learned Critic 34
To My Mere English Censurer 34
On Sir Cod the Perfumed 34
To the Same Sir Cod 35
On Reformed Gamester 35
On My First Daughter 35
To John Donne 36
To the Parliament 36
On Sir Voluptuous Beast 36
On the Same Beast 36
On Sir John Roe 37
On Don Surly 37
To Sir Annual Tilter 38
To Person Guilty 38
On Bank the Usurer 38
On Sir John Roe 38
To the Same 39
Of Death 39
To King James 39
To the Ghost of Martial 40
On Chev'ril the Lawyer 40
To Person Guilty 40
On Old Colt 40
On Margaret Ratcliffe 41
On Gypsy 41
On Giles and Joan 41
To Robert, Earl of Salisbury 42
On Chuff, Banks the Usurer's Kinsman 42
On My First Son 43
To Sir Luckless Woo-All 43
To the Same 43
On Mongrel Esquire 44
To Playwright 44
To Sir Cod 44
To King James. Upon the happy false rumour of his death 44
To Censorious Courtling 45
To Old-End Gatherer 45
On Chev'ril 45
To Francis Beaumont 46
On Poet-Ape 46
On Bawds, and Usurers 46
To Groom Idiot 47
On Spies 47
To William, Lord Mounteagle 47
To Fool, or Knave 47
To Fine Lady Would-Be 48
To Robert, Earl of Salisbury 48
To the Same 48
To My Muse 49
To Sir Henry Cary 50
To Thomas, Earl of Suffolk 50
On Playwright 51
To Pertinax Cob 51
To William Roe 51
On Court-Parrot 51
To Courtling 51
To Fine Grand 52
To Thomas, Lord Chancellor 52
On Lip, the Teacher 53
On Lucy, Countess of Bedford 53
To One that Desired Me Not to Name Him 54
To Hornet 54
To Elizabeth, Countess of Rutland 54
Of Life, and Death 55
To Prowl the Plagiary 55
On Cashiered Capt(ain) Surly 55
To a Friend 55
To Lucy, Countess of Bedford 56
To Sir Henry Goodyere 56
To the Same 56
On Captain Hazard the Cheater 57
On English Monsieur 57
To Edward Alleyn 58
On Mill, My Lady's Woman 58
To Sir Horace Vere 59
The New Cry 59
To Sir John Radcliffe 61
To Lucy, Countess of Bedford, with Mr. Donne's Satires 61
To Sir Henry Savile 62
To John Donne 63
On the New Motion 63
To Sir Thomas Roe 64
To the Same 64
On Playwright 65
Inviting a Friend to Supper 65
To William, Earl of Pembroke 66
To Mary, Lady Wroth 67
To Susan, Countess of Montgomery 68
To Mary, Lady Wroth 68
To Sir Edward Herbert 69
To Captain Hungry 69
To True Soldiers 70
To Sir Henry Nevil 71
To Clement Edmonds 71
To the Same, on the Same 72
To a Weak Gamester in Poetry 72
To Sir Thomas Overbury 73
To Mrs. Philip Sidney 74
On the Town's Honest Man 74
To Sir William Jephson 75
On Groin 76
On Gut 76
To Sir Ra(l)ph Shelton 76
Epitaph on S. P. 77
To Benjamin Rudyerd 77
To the Same 78
To the Same 78
Epitaph on Elizabeth, L. H. 78
To Sir William Uvedale 79
To His Lady, then Mrs. Cary 79
To Esme, Lord Aubigny 79
To William Roe 80
To Mime 80
To Alphonso Ferrabosco, on his Book 81
To the Same 82
To Mr. Joshua Sylvester 82
On the Famous Voyage 83
The Voyage Itself 83
Why I Write Not of Love 91
To Penshurst 91
To Sir Robert Wroth 94
To the World 97
Song: To Celia 99
To the Same 100
Song: That Women Are But Men's Shadows 100
To Sickness 101
Song: To Celia 102
('And must I sing? What subject shall I choose?') 103
Epode 104
Epistle to Elizabeth, Countess of Rutland 107
Epistle of Katherine, Lady Aubigny 110
Ode to Sir William Sidney, on his Birthday 114
To Heaven 116
Notes 117
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