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ODE ON THE MORNING OF CHRIST'S
IL PENSEROSO AND LYCIDAS
A. W. VERITY, M.A.
SOMETIME SCHOLAR OF TRINITY COLLEGE.
AT THE UNIVERSITY PRESS.
First Edition 1891.
Reprinted 1898, 1904, 1905, 1906, 1911, 1914, 1915,
PRINTED IN GREAT BRITAIN
HE text of the poems in this volume has been pre
pared from that of the first edition (1645), compared with the second edition (1673). I have to thank the Council of Trinity College for permission to inspect the MS. of Lycidas; it has enabled me to give what is, I hope, an accurate account of the variant readings in the poem.
The edition of Milton's Prose Works to which reference is made throughout (under the abbreviation 'P. W.') is that published in Bohn's 'Standard Library.'
A. W. V.