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ki What did he finish his the result? How **
Pilarsire they? When or the Drama, an be contemporainly cal
Baid of his works? What is the title of the work of Sidney! Wha
does Hallam say? (W
of birth anh
hy did the
of them are away? W
What is the genius ? 118 birth 290? Writer/ did he att hem did he
es the Pardo does the who were est Inter / What was in to
begins! Who gains the victory? Repeat
“Troilus and Creseida.” Of the “Romaunt made? When did Wiclif die! What Con-
of Tyndale's birth and death? In whose
reigns did he flourish? Where was he edu.
ment? What was the result? How was his
retreat at Antwerp discovered? What is
done to him? What efforts made to release
What is said of his translation?
SIR THOMAS WYATT, (p. 55.)
EARL OF SURREY, (p. 60.)
did Surrey and Wyatt flourish? When did
he enter upon public life? What honor was
conferred on him in 1542? What did he do
Henry VIII.? Who was his chief malicious
enemy? What was done to Surrey? Of
what was he accused? Who was the chief
witness against him? What was the charge!
What was the result? When was he judi.
cially murdered? What is said of his cha
What of his moral virtues? What of his re
gard for religion? Repeat the lines on "The
HUGH LATIMER, (p. 65.)
interview Date of birth and death? Where educated!
do? What was the result? Give an ao
count of his and Ridley's martyrdom. What
SIR JOHN CHEKE, (p. 68.)
ore are i Date of birth and death? What professor
hat tutor? Milton's lines? (note.) What was
the consequence of his Protestantism? What
choice was offered to him? Which did be
take? What followed? When did he die?
What is said of the period in which he
Date of birth and
did he flourish!
work did he first pu
wbat capacity did it
grant did he receiv
reside! Who visit
say is the end
said of his works? What is the title of the work of Sidney? What is said of it? What chief one extant?
does Hallam say? (note.) What Warton?
(note.) JOHN HEYWOOD, (p. 70.)
CIIRISTOPHER MARLOW, (p. 87.) What is said of the age of Queen Elizabeth? (note.) To what does the name of What commonly called? With whom was John Heywood introduce us? How many he contemporary ? Date of birth and death? divisions in the history of the Drama, and For what was he most known in his life? what are they? When were the Miracle For what now? Repeat it. What is a madPlays in vogue? Why called so? What rigal? (note.) were some of their subjects? By whom acted? What is said of them? What was the next division? What were “Moral
ROBERT SOUTHWELL, (p. 88.) Plays ?” What is said of them? What Date of birth and death? Where eduscriptural character in them? What is said cated? Where did he go, and to what order of the “Interludes ?” Why did the “Moral did he attach himself? Whence did he go, Plays” die away? What successful writer and in what capacity? What treatment did of them? Dato of his birth and death? he meet with? For what was he tried ? What of his genius? What did he expose ? What was the result? Was he probably What is the name of one of his best Inter- guilty? What is said of the whole transacludes? What is it, and who were the cha tion? Did he do any thing more than he racters? How does the piece open? What had a right to do? What is said of putting does the Pardoner say? What the Palmer? | down opinions by force? Repeat Bryant's How does the Pardoner reply? What says lines. What is said of Southwell's poetry? the Poticary? What the Pedler? What does | What is said of his prose? [Commit “Times the Pedler propose to end the dispute? Who go by turns," and "Scorn not the Least.") begins? Who gains the victory? Repeat the lines. What exclamations follow?
EDMUND SPENSER, (p. 93.)
Date of birth and death? In whose reign JOHN STILL, (p. 73.)
did he flourish? Repeat Thomson's lines. Who was John Still? What is the first What is said of his parentage? What does comedy in our language? What is said of Gibbon say? How did he entor Cambridge ? it? What the characters? Its plot? Give | What is a " sizer," and why so called? What an account of it.
work did he first publish? What is it? In what capacity did he go to Ireland ? What
grant did he receive? Where did he go to ROGER ASCHAM, (p. 74.)
reside? Who visited him there? What did In whose reign did he flourish? Where he style him? What was ho persuaded to educated? What does Johnson say? (note.) do? What does Campbell say of Raleigh's To whom was he preceptor? What office did | visit to Spenser? What is Spenser's great he fill? When did he die? What are his work? Of how many books does it consist? two principal works? What is the Toxo-Ilow many is it said he intended to write ? philus? Etymology? What is its design? Did he probably finish his design? What Who are the speakers? What influence had happened to him in Ireland ? Where did he his work upon the language! What motive die, and when? What is said of the influfor writing it suggested ? (note.) What was ence of his works? What of his minor his other work? What does Johnson say of poems? What have prevented the “Faerie it? What does Ascham say of the influence Qucene" from being generally read? What of foreign travel? What criticisms on his is said of the allegory? What does Spenser works? (note, p. 75.)
say is the “end of all the books"? Who is the hero? Who is intended by the “Faerie
Queene"? What does Prince Arthur reproSIR PHILIP SIDNEY, (p. 80.)
sent? The knight and virtue of the first What is said of his character? In whose book? Of the second? Of the third? Of reign did he flourish! When did he enter the fourth? Of the fifth? Of the sixth ? Oxford? When begin his travels? What [Commit-at pleasure.] What does Sir James happened to him at Paris ? On what em Mackintosh say of Spenser? What does Hazbas y sent? Whom did he marry? To what litt? What Campbell? What is his chief high post abroad was he elected? Who was prose work? Books and criticisms to be read ? opposed to his accepting of it, and why? What public service was he next engaged in? Relate the particulars of his death.
RICILARD IIOOKER, (p. 104.) What effect did it produce in England ? On Date of birth and death? What is said of what does his literary reputation rest? How him? Where educated? What profession may he be regarded as a prose writer? What did he select? Where did he prean h? What does Cowper say of himn? (note,) and what of his marriage? Did he love a city life? does he say of - pocsy?" What is the Ar What did he request? Where did he die ? cadia? Where is the scene of it laid? Who What is his great work called? What its are the heroes of the romance? What is design? To what does it owe its origin? their fortune? What is the other great What is said of its learning? Of its stylo :
FRANCIS BACON, (p. 159.) 1 GEORGE SANT Cemmit Thornson's lines. In whose In whose reign of Isigns did be flourish? Whose son was he! educated? Whendil
bete educated? How there distinguished? work? What of his tru What profession did he choose! Did he con. to his studies to it? What great work did he early plan? What honor did he receive. WILLIAM CHILLI 1803? What subrequent honors! What In whose reigns dill waited him? What inquiry instituted? Baid of him! Where To what did he confess? What were his time? What is his Fonds? What was his punishment? When What object hnd he in did he die? What is his first principal work?' does Locke say of it! What does Stewart say of it? What the froad mentioned? Of what does it treat! How does he divide human learning? What FRANCIS QU'A
How does he that is its object fork given educatechat noble de
botle? What abe between Bacon ana siven educated heigns did
What does Hallam say of it? What works
to? Best edition of his works? What does
Croft say of him? (note.) What does Drake What is said of the minstrels? Where say of his removal to London? In whose were their talents put in requisition? What | reigns did he flourish! Where born? When! of their origin Derivation of the term ? | What is said of his early life? What prove How long did they continue a distinot order? | him to have been a great student? Whom What did they sing and probably compose? | did he marry? When did he remove to LowWhat incidents in history show that they don? What is his history there? His first were held in high estimation? Give an ac play! Repeat the list of his plays in chrocount of their declining popularity? What nological order. When did he retire to the of Sir Patrick Spens? On what founded ? | country? How long did he enjoy his retireWhat is one of the most celebrated English ment? When did he die? What is said of ballads? What does Sidney say of it? On his children, and their descendants? How what founded? [Commit at pleasure.] has he written his own eulogy? Repeat the
lines. What does Ben Jonson say of him?
What Dryden? (Repeat the extract most
BEAUMONT AND FLETCIIER, (p. 143.)
What of their friendship and union!
John Fletcher? Of what do their plays 002-
sist? What is said of their lyrics? Comunit
the extracts. What was the chief cause of the superiority of the age of Elizabeth in literature? (note.) What most important undertaking in James
SIR WALTER RALEIGH, (p. 146.)
Errand," and the “Sonnet upon the Faerie
LADY ELIZABETH CAREY, (p. 154.)
When flourish? What did she write? In whose reigns did he flourish? Why does he deserve consideration? Give an account of his tragedy? By what poem is he
SAMUEL DANIEL, (p. 155.) best known? What are its character and In whose reigns did he flourish? What is degign? What portion did he write of it? | his chief work? What is its character? Who finished it? What is said of Sackville's | What does Headley say of bim? 100 powers as a poet? Repeat some of the cha- | the three last verses of Richard the Second's racters ?
In whose reigns did the third? What is its object? What the farth? What rank has this work given educated? What pret hita? Difference between Bacon and Aris- With what noble obie title? What does he say of the office and become secretary? W date of man! What does he call the key to when? What does V the temple of knowledge? What remark. What remarks up able passage in his will? Best editions, and does lealley sar! books, dan referred to? (Commit at plear | etical works? Wha
Commit at pleasur
"Hope in Gol," ar JOHIN DONNE, (p. 165.)
is his principal pro
Headley say of it! U In whose reigns did be flourish? How opular in his life? How now? What prolesson did he enter? Of what do his poems consist? What of them? In what class of paketa does he rank? Of what do his prose racter of his poetry writings consist? What does Walton say of When did he die
WILLIAM DRU What is said of
To the Nightin
"To what ch Fotks? For what now most valueill What called
self! What do his books referred to
of his attainments!
a Prayer-book? BEN JONSON, (p. 172.)
twenty-third Psalm In whose reigns did he flourish? Give an woont of his life. Of what do his works
PHINEAS F consist? How is he compared with Shakspeare! How does old Fuller compare them?
In whose reigns What is said of his lyrical pieces? What of did he study? W his prose? Commit Directions for writ- What is his chief ing well.
What its characte herd's life, and
ness." GEORGE HERBERT, (p. 175.) Who was he? When did he flourish? What are his chief works? How does he WILLIAM rank as a poet?
Dates of birth
cated? What is THOMAS CAREW, (N. 177.)
poris? What In whose reigns did he flourish! What is the character of his poems? What does Headley say of his poetry? What Campa bell! But on what subjects did he employ
In whose reis his talentat
protestation did GERVASE MARKHAM, (p. 179.)
SIR THOMAS OVERBURY, (p. 125.)
GILES FLETCHER, (p. 158.)
characters did sion! What of
to him in conseq
sequent history When did he flourish? When did be com- How known as mence author! What was the character of Say of his poems his publications! What of his popularity? What was Po
| poem? What does Campbell say of him?
FRANCIS BACON, (p. 159.)
GEORGE SANDYS, (p. 180.) [Commit Thomson's lines.] In whose In whose reign did he flourish? Where reigns did he flourish? Whose son was he?' educated? When did he die? His principal Where educated? How there distinguished? work? What of his travels ? What profession did he choose? Did he confine his studies to it? What great work did he early plan? What honor did he receive,'
he popote WILLIAM CIIILLING WORTH, (p. 182.) 1603? What subsequent honors? What In whose reigns did he flourish? What is awaited him? What inquiry instituted ? said of him? Where did he study for some To what did he confess? What were his time? What is his great work called? words? What was his punishment? When What object had he in writing it? What did he die? What is his first principal work? does Locke say of it? What Gibbon? What does Stewart say of it? What the second mentioned? Of what does it treat? How does he divide human learning? What
FRANCIS QUARLES, (p. 186.) the third ? What is its object? What the In whose reigns did he flourish? Where fourth? What rank has this work given educated? What profession did he study? him? Difference between Bacon and Aris-With what noble object? To whom did he totle? What does he say of the office and become secretary? Where did he die, and duty of man? What does he call the key to when? What does Montgomery say of liim? the temple of knowledge? What remark- What remarks upon his writings? What able passage in his will ? Best editions, and doey Healey say? What are his chief pobooks, &c., referred to? [Commit at plea- etical works? What are his emblems? sure.]
Commit at pleasure. “The World," and * Hope in God," are recommended. What
is his principal prose work? What does JOIIN DONNE, (p. 165.)
Headley say of it?" (Commit at pleasure.] In whose reigns did he flourish? How popular in his life? How now? What profession did he enter? Of what do his poems
WILLIAM DRUMMOND, (p. 190.) consist? What of them? In what class of what is said of him? What of the chapoets does he rank? Of what do his prose racter of his poetry? What of his sonnets? writings consist? What docs Walton say of When did he die? [Commit “On Sleep," him?
and "To the Nightingale."]
MICHAEL DRAYTON, (p. 169.)
RICHARD CRASHAW, (p. 192.) When did he flourish? What is his chief In whose reigns did he flourish? What is work? Give an account of it. What other said of his character? What are his poems works? For what now most valued? What called? To what church did he attach him. books referred to ?
self? What do his poems display! What of his attainments? What of his "Lines on
a Prayer-book"? (Commit his version of the BEN JONSON, (p. 172.)
twenty-third Psalm.] In whose reigns did he flourish? Give an account of his life. Of what do his works consist? How is he compared with Shaks PHINEAS FLETCHER, (p. 195.) peare? How does old Fuller compare them? In whose reigns did he flourish? Where What is said of his lyrical pieces? What of did he study? What profession did he enter? his prose? Commit "Directions for writ What is his chief poem called? What is it? ing well."]
What its character? Commit «The Shep
herd's Life," and "Decay of Iluman GreatGEORGE HERBERT, (p. 175.)
ness.”] Who was he? When did he flourish? What are his chief works? How does he
WILLIAM IIABINGTON, (p. 197.) rank as a poet?
Dates of birth and death? Where educated? What is the title of his volume of
poems? THOMAS CAREW, (p. 177.)
What of his history? Of his
poetry? In whose reigns did he flourish? What is the character of his pocms? What does Headley say of his poetry? What Camp
JOSEPH HALL, (p. 199.) bell? But on what subjects did he employ
In whose reigns did he flourish? What his talents ?
characters did he unite? Or what profession? What office did he hold? In what
protestation did he unite? What was done GERVASE MARKHAM, (p. 179.) to him in consequence? What was his sub
sequent history? At what age did he die! When did he flourish? When did he com How known as a poet? What does Warton mence author? What was the character of say of his poems? What is their chief fault? his publications? What of his popularity? | What was Popo's testimony concerning
cumstances! W EDWARD HYDE, (p. 260.)
By what ruse
What is said of
scribe his study What is said of Hale? In whose reign did
them? [Commit “The Client and Lawyer,” does Dr. Johnson say of him as a poet!
SIR WILLIAM DAVENANT, (p. 231.)
Dates of birth and death? Where born, RICHARD LOVELACE, (p. 205.)
and educated? What honor did he resive! When born? Where educated? What does Meaning of poet-laureate Date of the office! old Anthony Wood say of him? What of his Who have filled it successively! What office history and misfortunes? When die, and did he hold in the civil wars! Where did he how?
go when the royal cause declined? On what
spared? On what does his fame chietly rest?
Its story in full ? In whose reigns did he flourish? Where educated? Of what profession? What of his promotions! Give the outline of his
MARGARET, DUCHESS OF NEWCASTLE life. What is the first of his works here
(p. 236.) mentioned? What is its character? What When did she flourish? What of her early the second? What of it? What the third ? | tastes? Where did she go? To whom man The fourth? The fifthWhat is said of ried? What of her literary labors? his character? Of his learning? Of his memory? [Commit Aphorisms, at pleasure.] What touching appeal does he make for the
JOHN MILTON, (p. 239.) African? What does Gibbon say of the obli- Repeat the lines of Thomson, Gray, and gations of a scholar to his teacher? (note.) | Wordsworth. How does Milton rank among What are Burton's six reasons for marriage? | English poets? In whose reigns did be (note.) What duty does Bacon enjoin upon flourish? When, and where born? Where every man? (note.)
did he imbibe his principles of liberty! In
what was he early instructed? What infoROBERT HERRICK, (p. 213.) ence had it on him? Where educated?
Where did he go after leaving the universite In whose reigns did he flourish? What is
ty? For how long? How employed? What said of him as a poet? What profession did
remark did he make? Which of his minor he enter? What does the Retrospective Re
poems did he write while in the university ! view say of him as a poet? [Commit “To Which at his father's? When did he go to Daffodils," "To Primroses,”. “To Blossoms," Italy? How did he rank? Whom did he &c.]
visit? What did he do on his return home!
In what controversy engage? How did he CATHERINE PHILIPS, (p. 216.)
sustain himself in it? Whom did he marry!
What is said of the connection? To what Dates of birth and death? Whose daugh-l office appointed in 1649? For how long had ter? Under what name did she write? How his eyesight been failing him? What cause? esteemed by her contemporaries?
When, and in what labor did it entirely fail!
What did he say of it? (note 3, p. 200.) What
is said of him at the Restoration? To what
did he devote himself? When was the ParaWhat is said of him? In whose reigns did | dise Lost published? What did he receive he flourish? Where educated? To whom for it? When Paradise Regained? What is did he become chaplain? What happened to his first poetical work, and what is its subhim 1644? Where did he establish a school? Lject? What the second? Third? Fourth? What does he say of his retirement? What | Fifth? Sixth? Seventh? Eighth? Ninthat affliction did he meet with? What honor
? What honor Tenth? Best edition of his works? Books did he receive at the Restoration ? When referred to? What does Brydges say of did he die? What is said of his writings? | Johnson's life of Milton! What of AddiWhat is his greatest work? What is its ob son's Essays on Paradise Lost? (note.) When iect? How has it been described? What is I did he compose his ode on Christ's Nativity! his most popular work? What does an What does Brydges say of it! What is the eminent critic say of him? [Commit “ On l subject of Lucidas? What do Addison and Prayer," "On Content,” and Thomson's Warton say of it? What is the fable of lines, in note.]
Comuis? (note.) [Commit" Invocation to
Light,” “Rome," « Athens," - Evening in ABRAHAM COWLEY, (p. 225.)
Paradise,” and “Hymn on the Nativity."
What is said of the proge works of Milton! What is said of him? In whose reigns did I of what subjects do they treat? To bat he flourish? For what was he distinguished owing? What does Burnet say of them in college? What early gave him a taste for What Brydges? What did Milton publish poetry i To what cause did he attach him- in 1642? What remarkable sentiment in its self? What is said of him at the Restorar / What character does Dr. Symmons tion? How was he esteemed at his death? | him? What Sir Egerton Brydges? WOS How are hig poetical works divided? What rank is awarded to him on the wholet
his inties? What honor, 1671? What ex- he flourish? ception to his judicial reputation? What is what celebrat shid of it? Who were with bim in opinion? ten? Who e me note.) What did he write? What is what is Waito lest known! Commit Lord Erskine's Eu-l character of legs, and Comper's lines]
Who are the
ANDREW MARVELL, (p. 252)
What is said of his prose writings?
parents? OWEN FELLTHAM, (1.288.)
way of his When did he flourish? What of his his on him? tory! What is his chief work? What its pression character? Of its sentiments?