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To please us his cur he kept under clog,
As kept him o'th' mountain and us on the plain : Where many a hornpipe he tuned to his Phyllis, And sweetly sung Walsingham to’s Amaryllis.
(Two lines omitted.)
A POEM PUT INTO MY LADY LAITON'S POCKET
BY SIR WALTER RALEIGH.1
LADY, farewell, whom I in silence serve !
Would God thou knewest the depth of my desire ! Then mought I wish, though nought I can deserve,
Some drops of grace to slake my scalding fire But sith to live alone I have decreed, I'll spare to speak, that I may spare to speed !
SIR W. RALEIGH ON THE SNUFF OF A CANDLE
THE NIGHT BEFORE HE DIED.?
COWARDS (may] fear to die; but courage stout,
Chetham MS., 8012, p. 85; erased, but still legible.
OCCURRING IN SIR W. RALEIGH'S HISTORY OF
1. BOOK I. CH. I. $ 6.
Virgil, Æneid, vi. 724-7.
Titanian, A spirit within maintains; and their whole mass A mind, which through each part infused doth pass, Fashions and works, and wholly doth transpierce All this great body of the universe.
II. BOOK I. CH. I. § 7.
Ovid, Metam. iy. 226-8. THE world discerns itself, while I the world behold; By me the longest years and other times are told; I, the world's eye.
III. BOOK I. CH. I. § 11.
'Gainst fate no counsel can prevail.
IV. BOOK I. CH. I. § 15.
FROM wisdom fortune differs far ;
V. BOOK I. CH. 1. § 15.
Ovid, Remed. Am. 119.
WHILE fury gallops on the way,
VI. BOOK I. CH. II. § 1.
Ovid, Metam. i. 76-8.
MORE holy than the rest, and understanding more, A living creature wants, to rule all made before; So man began to be.
VII. BOOK I. CH. II. § 3. Marius Victor, de perversis suæ æt. moribus Epist. 30-33.
DISEASES, famine, enemies, in us no change have
wrought; What erst we were, we are; still in the same snare
caught: No time can our corrupted manners mend; In vice we dwell, in sin that hath no end.
VIII. BOOK I. CH. II. § 5.
Ovid, Metam. i. 414-5. From thence our kind hard-hearted is, enduring
pain and care ; Approving that our bodies of a stony nature are.
IX. BOOK I. CH. II. § 5.
By winter envious,
The spring-time bounteous
His youth and beauty lost,
Though art and care and cost
X. BOOK I. CH. II. § 5.
Catull. Carm. v. 4-6.
The sun may set and rise ;
XI. BOOK I. CH. III. $ 3.
Ovid, Metam. I. 61-2.
THE East wind with Aurora hath abiding
Among the Arabian and the Persian hills, Whom Phoebus first salutes at his uprising.
XII. BOOK I. CH. III.
§ 3. Ovid, Metam. 1. 107-8.
The joyful spring did ever last, and Zephyrus did
breed Sweet flowers by his gentle blast, without the help
XIII. BOOK I. CH. IV. § 2.
Virgil, Æneid 1. 490-1.
THE Amazon with crescent-formed shield
XIV. BOOK I. CH. V. § 5.
Lucan, Pharsal. iv. 373-8, 380-1.
O WASTEFUL riot, never well content
With low-priced fare; hunger ambitious
Vain glory of a table sumptuous;
In gold and myrrh they need not to carouse ; But with the brook the people's thirst is served, Who, fed with bread and water, are not starved.
XV. BOOK I. CH. V. § 8. John Cassam out of Orpheus, Fragm. L. from Etym. M.
From the earth and from thy blood, O heaven, they
came, Whom thereupon the gods did giants name.