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8 “ Eternal mover, whose diffused glory."— Sir Henry Wotton's (see it in this vol. p. 91). Erroneously claimed for Raleigh in the “ Topographer,” on the authority of a B. M. MS.

9. Farewell, ye gilded follies, pleasing troubles !”— Author uncertain. (See it in this vol. p. 109.) Ascribed to Raleigh by Sir H. Nicolas, without any known authority.

10. “Hey, down-a-down, did Dian sing."-E. H., p. 135, as “A Nymph's disdain of Love,” signed" Ignoto.” Hence claimed for Raleigh by Brydges and the Oxford editors.

11. “ If love be life, I long to die.”—E. H., p. 211, as « Dispraise of love and lovers' follies," signed “Ignoto.” Hence claimed for Raleigh by Brydges and the Oxford editors. It was added in the second ed. of E. H., from Davison's “ Poetical Rhapsody,” and is really by A. W.

12. “In Peascod time, when hound to horn.”—E. H., p. 206, as “ The Shepherd's Slumber,” signed Ignoto” in the first edition. Hence claimed for Raleigh by Brydges and the Oxford editors.

13. “ It chanced of late a shepherd's swain.”—In the first part of the Lee Priory ed. of Davison's Poetical Rhapsody," vol. i. p. 17, as “ a Fiction how Cupid made a Nymph wound herself with his arrows." Brydges suspected” it“ to be Raleigh's, as well from internal evidence, as because it had the signature of ' Anomos' (!) in the edition of 1602.” Ibid. p. 40; see also his Introduction, p. 39, and “ Exc. Tudor." ii. 123. It has been ascribed to Sidney Godolphin, though written, as Percy remarks,“ before he was born.' It is really by A. W. 14. “ Lady, my flame still burning.”—The first part of

Dialogue betwixt the Lover and his Lady” (see No. 23). Included among Raleigh's supposed poems in the Lee Priory ed. of Davison's “ Poetical Rhapsody” (as before), vol. ii. p. 88. No evidence but the signature “ Ignoto.”

15. “ Like desert woods with darksome sbades obscured.” -E. H., p. 224, as “ Thyrsis the shepherd to his pipe,” signed " Ignoto.” Hence claimed for Raleigh by Brydges and the Oxford editors. It is either by Lodge or Dyer (see note in this vol. p. 245).

16. " Love is the link, the knot, the band of unity.”-Included among Raleigh's supposed poems in the Lee Priory

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ed. of Davison's “ Poetical Rhapsody," vol. ii. p. 90. No evidence but the signature “ Ignoto."

17. “ Man's life's a tragedy : his mother's womb."Marked “ Ignoto” in “ Rel. Wotton." and hence claimed for Raleigh by Brydges and the Oxford editors; (see it in this vol. p. 120.)

18. My prime of youth is but a frost of cares." -Tych bourne's verses; (see them in this vol. p. 114.) Mr. D’Israeli says that “they have at one time been assigned to Raleigh ;" on what authority I do not know.

19. “ My wanton Muse, that whilome wont to sing."E. H., p. 225, as “ An heroical poem,” signed “ Ignoto.” Hence claimed for Raleigh by Ellis, Cayley, Brydges, and the Oxford editors; (see it in this vol. p. 179.) It was added to the second ed. of E. H., from Davison's “ Poetical Rhapsody,” and is really by A. W.

20. “ Now have I learnt with much ado at last."-E. H., p. 241, as a Defiance to disdainful Love,” signed “ Ignoto. Hence claimed for Raleigh by Ellis, Cayley, Brydges, and the Oxford editors. It was added to the second ed. of E. H., from Davison's “ Poetical Rhapsody,” and is really by A. W.

21. “ Quivering fears, heart-tearing cares.”—Marked “ Ignoto” in “ Rel. Wotton." and hence claimed for Raleigh by Brydges and the Oxford editors; (see it in this volume, p. 106.)

22. Rise, O my soul! with thy desires to heaven.”Marked “ Ignoto” in “ Rel. Wotton." and hence claimed for Raleigh by Brydges and the Oxford editors; (see it in this vol. p. 116.)

23. “Sweet Lord, your flame still burning."— The lady's answer to the piece here numbered 14.

Included among Raleigh's supposed Poems in the Lee Priory ed. of Davison's “ Poetical Rhapsody,” vol. ii. p. 88. No evidence but the signature “ Ignoto.”

24. “ Sweet violets, Love's Paradise, that spread."E. H., p. 161, as “ The shepherd to the flowers," signed

Ignoto.” Hence claimed for Raleigh by Ellis, Cayley, Brydges, and the Oxford editors; (see it in this vol. p. 174.)

25. “The fairest pearls that northern seas do breed.”

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E. H., p. 236, as “ Love the only price of love,” signed

Ignoto.” Hence claimed for Raleigh by Brydges and the Oxford editors It was added to the second ed. of E. H., from Davison's “ Poetical Rhapsody," and is really by A. W.

26. “ The frozen snake oppressed with heaped snow.”— E. H., p. 230, as “ The lover's absence kills me, her presence kills (al. cures] me,” signed" Ignoto.” Hence claimed for Raleigh by Brydges and the Oxford editors.

It was added to the second ed. of E. H., from Davison's “Poetical Rhapsody," and is really by A. W.

27. “ Water thy plants with grace divine,” &c.—An at. tack on Raleigh, inserted among his Poems from the Ashm. MSS. by the Oxford editors; (see it in this vol. above, p. xxiv.)

28. “ Whilst my soul's eye beheld no light.”—Marked

Ignoto” in “ Rel. Wotton." and hence claimed for Raleigh by Brydges, but not by the Oxford editors; (see it in this vol. p. 111.)

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PART I.

THE POEMS OF

SIR WALTER RALEIGH

NOW FIRST COLLECTED AND

AUTHENTICATED,

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