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(Ee) “ A writer there present."] See a very curious « Letter, wherein part of the entertainment untoo “ the Queenz Majesty at Killingworth Castl, in War. " wick-Thear, in this Soomerz Progress, 1575, iz fig. “ nified, &c.” izmo. bl. let. The orthography of this writer (whose name was Ro. LANGHAM, as appears from fol. 84.) is not followed in the Text, being not that of the age he lived in, but the peculiar result of his own ignorance or affectation,
(Ff) “Little Miscellanies named GARLANDS, &c.”] In the Pepyfian and other libraries, are preserved a great number of these in black letter, 12mo. under the following quainc and affected titles, viz.
1. A Crowne Garland of Goulden Roses gathered out of England's Royall Garden, &c. by Richard Johnfon, 1612. [In the Bodleyan Library. ]-2. The Golden Garland of Princely Delight.--3. The Garland of Good-will, by T. D. 1631. -4. The Royal Garland of Love and Delight, by T.D.-5. The Garland of Love and Mirth, by Thomas Lanfier: -6. The Garland of Delight, &c. by Tho. Delone.-7. Cupid's Garland set round with Guilded Roses. 8. The Garland of Withered Roses, by Martin Parker, 1656.
g. The Shepherd's Garland of Love, Loyalty, &c.
-10. The Country Garland. -Il. The Golden Garland of Mirth and Merriment.-- 12. The Lover's Garland. 13. Neptune's fair Garland.-14. EngJand's fair Gariand. --15. Robin Hood's Garland.
-16. The Maiden's Garland. ----17. A Loyal Garland of Mirth and Pastime.
-18. A Royal Garland of pew Songs.
&c. &c. &c. This fort of petty publications had anciently the name of Penny-Merriments: as little religious tracts of the same fize were called Penny GODLINESSES : In the Pepysian Library are multitudes of both kinds.
THE END OF THE ESSAY, &c.
ESSAY on the ancient Minstrels
Notes and Illustrations
5. Edward, Edward. A Scottish Ballad
A Memoir on the word Termagant
BOOK THE SECOND.
2. The aged Lover renounceth Love
173 3. Jephthah judge of Israel
176 4. A Song to the lute in muficke
180 5. King Cophetua and the Beggar-maid
182 6. Take thy old cloak about thee
188 7. Willow, Willow, Willor
192 8. Sir Lancelot du Lake
198 9. Corydon's Farewell to Phillis
204 The Ballad of constant Susannah
e ibid. 10. Gernutus, the Few of Venice
206 11. The falfonate Shepherd to his Love, by Marlow 216 The Nymph's Reply, by Sir W. Raleigh
219 12. Titus Andronicus's Complaint 13. Take those lips away
226 14. King Leir and his three daughters
228 15. Youth and Age, by Shakespeare
237 16. Tbe Frolicksome Duke, or the Tinker's good Fortune 238 17. The Friar of Orders gray
BOOK THE THIRD.
249 266 268
1. The more modern ballad of Chevy-chas
Illustration of the Northern Names 2. Death's final conquest, by Shirley 3. The Rising in the North 4. Northumberland betrayed by Douglas 9. My Mind to me a kingdome is 6. The Patient Countess, by Warner
279 291 294
7. The golden Mean
303 8. Dowfabell, by Drayton
304 9. The Farewell to Love, by Fletcher
* The Unfading Beauty, fee in Vol. 3. p. 246.
Jemmy Dawson, Jee in Vol. 2. p. 378.
Í never heard the old song of Perciò and Douglas, that I
found not my heart moved more than with a trumpet: and yet it' is sung but by some blinde crowder, with no rougher voice, than rude ftile; which beeing fo evill apparelled in the duft and cobweb of that uncivill age, what would it work, trimmed in the gorgeous eloquence of Pindare