Reprint of The Popish Kingdome: Or Reigne of Anti-christ (Google eBook)

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Imprinted at the Chiswick Press, by C. Whittingham & Company, for the editor, and sold by W. Satchell & Company, 1880 - 120 pages
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Page xi - Of the minor poets of Queen Elizabeth's reign, there is scarcely one of whom so little is known. He entered at Chrift's College, Cambridge, and alfo at New College, Oxford, as an undergraduate, but does not appear ever to have taken a degree.3 On leaving the Univerfity he removed to Staples Inn, and became a retainer to his coufin,4 Sir William Cecil. 1 Collier's Bib. Cat. p. 88. Brydge's Cens. Lit. ii. 212. 5 Biydges
Page xiv - Palengenius had written in this book fome things not fully confonant to the Romiih religion, for which he made his apology to Hercules II., Duke of Ferrara,2 to whom he dedicated this book. The paflage runs thus : " That if there happened to be fomething found in it that mould feem in any part to difgrace their religion he was not to anfwer for it : for treating on many...
Page xiv - ... by Mafter Smith, dark unto the moft honorable of the Queens Counfell. Whofe doings as in other matters I have with admiration beheld," etc.1 The " Zodiac " of Palengenius was a favourite work, and is conftantly claiTed and compared with poetical tranflations of this period by the contemporary critics.
Page xxiii - To the right high and mightie Prince Philip by the grace of God Lantgraue of Hesse. &c. Thomas Naogeorgus his humble subiect wisheth &c.

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