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And for all this can give no reason why :
LO V E.
PRESERVED FROM AN OLD MANUSCRIPT.
THROW an apple up'a hill,
Down the apple tumbles still ;
within the mine,
this deny, you
maidens courtship shun,
N. B. This is delivered down by tradition as a production of that celebrated poet; and was spoken at the Westminster-School election, on the following subjects
“ Nullis amor est medicabilis herbis.” OYID. VOL Daphne fees, and seeing her admires,
Which adds new flames to his celeftial fires :
Ε Ν Τ S
FIRST V O Ļ U M E.
ELEGIA dedicatoria, ad illuftriffimam Academiam .
Page 3 Author's Preface to the edition of 1656
7 JUVENILE POEM S.
The Bookseller's Advertisement to the edition of 1674
25 To the Bishop of Lincoln
27 The Author's Preface to his Juvenile Poems To the Reader
30 CONSTANTIA AND PHILETUS
31 The Echo
35 The Song
37 The Letter. Philetus to Constantia Constantia to Philetus,
47 The Song.
49 The TRAGICAL HISTORY OF PYRAMUS AND THISBE
54 To the Right Worshipful, my very loving Master Mr.
Lambert Olbolston, Chief School-Master of Westminter School,
SYLVA: OR DIVERS COPIES OF VERSES
MADE UPON SUNDRY OCCASIONS,
An Elegy on the death of the Right Honourable
Dudley Lord Carleton, Viscount Dorchester, late Principal Secretary of State
64 An Elegy on the death of my loving friend and cou
sin Mr. Richard Clarke, Gent. late of Lincoln'sInn
65 A Dream of Elyfium On his Majesty's return out of Scotland
70 Song, on the same
72 A Vote
73 A Poetical Revenge
76 To the Dutchess of Buckingham
78 To his very much honoured Godfather, Mr A. B. 79 An Elegy on the Death of John Lyttleton, Esquire,
Son and Heir to Sir Thomas Lyttleton, who was drowned leaping into the water to save his younger brother
81 A Translation of Verses upon the Blessed Virgin,
written in Latin by the Right Worshipful Dr. A. 83 Ode I. On the praise of Poetry.
86 II. That a pleasant Poverty is to be preferred
before discontented Riches