Reliques of ancient English poetry: consisting of old heroic ballads, songs, and other pieces [ed. by T. Percy]. [4 other copies with cancel leaves in vol. 1].

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Contents

An Elegy on Henry Fourth Earl of Nor thumherland hy Skelton
24
The Tower of Doctrine hv Stephen Hawes
27
The Child of Kile
29
Edom Adam oGordon A Scottish Ballad
30
Containing Ballads that illustrate Shokspeare Essay on the Origin of the English Stage
32
Adam Bell Clym o the Clough and Wil liam of Cloudesly
40
The aged Lover renounceth Love
47
Jephah Judge of Israel
48
A Song to the Lute in Musicke
49
King Cophetua and the Beggarmaid
50
Take thy old Cloak ahout thee
51
Willow Willow Willow 5
52
Sir Lancelot du Lake
53
Corydons Farewell to Phillis
55
The Passionate Shepherd to his Love 1iy Marlow
58
Titus Andronicuss Complaint
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Take those Lips away
60
King Leir and his Three Daughters
61
Youth and Age hy Shakspeare
63
The Friar of Orders Gray
64
The more modern Ballad of Chevy Chase
66
Hlustration of the Northern Names
70
The Rising in the North
71
Northumherland hetrayed hy Douglas
73
My Mind to me a Kingdome is
76
The Patient Countess hy W Warner
77
Dowsahell hy Drayton
79
The Farewell to Love from Beaumont and Fletcher
80
Ulysses and the Syren hy S Daniel
81
The Character of a Happy Life hy Sir H Wotton
82
Gilderoy A Scottish Ballad
83
Winifreda
84
Bryan and Pereene A West India Ballad hy Dr Grainger
85
Gentle River Gentle River Translated from the Spanish
86
SERIES THE SECOND BOOK THE FIRST 1 Richard of Almaigne
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On the Death of King Edward 1
90
An original Ballad hy Chaucer
92
For the Victory at Agincourt
95
The Nothrowne Muvd
96
A Bnlet hy the Earl Rivers
100
Sir Aldingar
101
The Gaherlunzie Man Scottish By King James V
104
On Thomas Lord Cromwell
105
Hnrpalus An ancient English Pastoral
106
Rohin and Makvne An ancient Scottish Iastoral
107
Gentle Herdsman tell to me
108
King Edward IV and the Tanner ol Tam worth
110
As ye came from the Holy Land
112
Hardvknute A Scottish Fragment By Sir j Bruce
113
A Ballad of Luther the Pope a Cardinal and a Hushandman
117
John Anderson my Jo A Scottish Song
119
Little John Nohody
120
The Heir of Liuue
121
Gascoignes Praise of the fair Bridges after wards Lady Sandes
123
Fair Rosamond By Thomas Delone
127
The Sturdy Rock
129
The Beggars Daughter of Bednal Green 12
132
Fancy and Desire By the Earl of Oxford
133
Sir Andrew Barton
134
Ladv Anne Bothwells Lament A Scottish Soiig 137 I
137
The Murder of the King of Scots
138
A Sonnet hv Queen Elizaheth
139
The King of Scots and And Browne By W Elderton
140
Essay on the Metre of Pierce Plowmans Visions
156
The Complaint of Conscience
161
Plain Truth and Blind Ignorance
163
The Wandering Jew
164
The Lye By Sir Walter Raleigh
166
Verses viz two Sonnets hy King James L
167
You Meaner Beauties By Sir H Wotton
169
Sir John Sucklings Campaigne
170
To Althea from Prison By Col Lovelace
171
The Baffled Knight or Ladys Policy
175
Why so Pale? By Sir John Suckling
177
The Distracted Puritan Mad Song the Second
178
The Lunatic Lover Mad Song the Third
179
The Lady Distracted with Love Al ad Song the Fourth
180
The Frantic Lady Mad Song the Sixth
181
The Braesof Yarrow In Imitation of the an cient Scottish Manner By W Hamilton
182
Admiral Hosiers Ghost By Mr Glover 18
185
SERIES THE THIRD BOOK THE FIRST Essay on the Ancient Metrical Romances
186
The Boy and the Mantle
196
The Marriage of Sir Gawaine
199
King Rvpnces Challenge
202
King Arthurs Death A Fragment
203
The Legend of King Arthur
205
A Dyttie to Hey Downe 20C 7 Glasgerion
206
Old Rohin of Portingale
208
Child Waters
209
Phillida and Corydon By Nic Breton
211
Little Musgrave and Lady Barnard
212
The Ewhughts Marion A Scottish Song
213
The Knight and Shepherds Daughter
214
The Shepherds Address to his Muse Bv N Breton
215
Cupid and Campaspe By John Lilye
216
The Lady turned Serving man
217
Gil Child Morrice A Scottish Ballad
218
The Legend of Sir
221
Guy and Amarant By Sam Rowlands 3 The Auld Goodman A Scottish Song 4 Fair Margaret and Sweet William
225
Barhara Allens Cruelty
226
Sweet Williams Ghost A Scottish Ballad
227
The Ladys Fall
230
Waly vvaly Love he honny A Scottish Song
231
The Brides Burial
232
Dulcina
233
The Lady Isahellas Tragedy
234
ISA Hue and Cry after Cupid By Ben Jonson 16 The King of Frances Daughter 17 The Sweet ISeglect Bv Ben Jonson 18 The Children in the Wood
238
A Lover of late was I
239
J J
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247 247 BOOK THE THIRD
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The Birth of St George 2 St George and the Dragon
249
Love will find out the
254
Lord Thomas and Fair Annet A Scottish Ballad
255
Unfading Beauty By Tho Carew 6 George Barnwell
256
The Sledfast Shepherd By Geo Wither 8 The Spanish Virgin or the Effects of Jealousy
261
Constant Penelope
263
To Lueasta on going to the Wars By Col Lovelace 12 Valentine and Ursine
264
The Dragon of Wautley
268
St George for England The First Part
271
St George for England The Second Part By J Gruhh
272
Margarets Ghost By David Mallet 17 Lucy and Colin By Tho Tickell 18 The Boy and the Mantle Revised
278
The ancient Fragment of the Marriage of Sir Gawaine
280
Hermit of Warkworth
283
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Page 58 - And we will sit upon the rocks, Seeing the shepherds feed their flocks By shallow rivers, to whose falls Melodious birds sing madrigals. And I will make thee beds of roses And a thousand fragrant posies, A cap of flowers, and a kirtle...
Page 82 - Who God doth late and early pray More of his grace than gifts to lend; And entertains the harmless day With a religious book or friend — This man is freed from servile bands Of hope to rise or fear to fall: Lord of himself, though not of lands, And, having nothing, yet hath all.
Page 58 - The shepherd swains shall dance and sing For thy delight each May morning: If these delights thy mind may move, Then live with me and be my love.
Page 264 - Tell me not, Sweet, I am unkind That from the nunnery Of thy chaste breast and quiet mind, To war and arms I fly. True, a new mistress now I chase, The first foe in the field; And with a stronger faith embrace A sword, a horse, a shield. Yet this inconstancy is such As you too shall adore; I could not love thee, dear, so much, Loved I not honour more.
Page 63 - Crabbed age and youth cannot live together Youth is full of pleasance, age is full of care; Youth like summer morn, age like winter weather; Youth like summer brave, age like winter bare; Youth is full of sport, age's breath is short; Youth is nimble, age is lame; Youth is hot and bold, age is weak and cold; Youth is wild, and age is tame. Age, I do abhor thee; youth, I do adore thee; O, my love, my love is young!
Page 155 - Full fathom five thy father lies; Of his bones are coral made; Those are pearls that were his eyes: Nothing of him that doth fade, But doth suffer a sea-change Into something rich and strange. Sea-nymphs hourly ring his knell : Hark! now I hear them, — ding-dong, bell.
Page 109 - But mine the sorrow, mine the fault, And well my life shall pay; I'll seek the solitude he sought, And stretch me where he lay. < And there forlorn, despairing, hid, I'll lay me down and die; 'Twas so for me that Edwin did, And so for him will I.
Page 52 - My mother had a maid call'd Barbara ; She was in love, and he she lov'd prov'd mad And did forsake her ; she had a song of ' willow ' ; An old thing 'twas, but it express'd her fortune, And she died singing it...
Page 171 - Enlarged winds, that curl the flood, Know no such liberty. Stone walls do not a prison make, Nor iron bars a cage; Minds innocent and quiet take That for an hermitage; If I have freedom in my love And in my soul am free, Angels alone, that soar above, Enjoy such liberty.
Page 247 - Danced ful oft in many a grene mede. This was the old opinion as I rede; I speke of many hundred yeres ago; But now can no man see non elves mo...

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