Bibliographia poetica: a catalogue of Engleish [!] poets, of the twelfth, thirteenth, fourteenth, fifteenth, and sixteenth, centurys, with a short account of their works ...
C. Roworth, Hudsons-court, 1802 - 415 pages
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Page 158 - Torquato Caeliano, by Robert Chester. With the true legend of famous King Arthur, the last of the nine Worthies, being the first Essay of a new Brytish Poet : collected out of diuerse Authenticall Records.
Page 404 - Gower, saving for his good and grave moralities, had nothing in him highly to be commended...
Page 132 - The Seconde part of the Mirrour for Magistrates, conteining the falles of the infortunate Princes of this Lande. From the Conquest of Caesar, vnto the commyng of Duke William the Conquerour.— i$lacft fLetttt. —Imprinted by Richard Webster, Anno Domini, 1578.
Page 280 - Henry the seueth, & eldest dowghter to king Edward the fourth, which quene Elisabeth dyed in child-bed in February in the yere of our Lord. 1503. & in the 18. yere of the raigne of king Henry the seuenth.
Page 344 - As to that which Spencer calleth his Amoretti, I am not of their opinion who think them his ; for they are so childish, that it were not well to give them so honourable a father.
Page 313 - Auncient order, societie and unitie laudable of Prince Arthure and his knightly armory of the round table, with a threefold assertion frendly in favour and furtherance of English archery at this day, 1583, 4to.
Page 162 - A Warning for the Wise, a Feare to the Fond, a Bridle to the Lewde, and a. Glasse to the Good. Written of the late earthquake chanced in London and other places, the 6th of April, 1580 ; for the gloria of God, and benefite of mę>n that wariely can walk and wisely can judge, set forth in verse and pruse, by Thomas Churchyard, gentleman.
Page 350 - Yok'd with a slow-foot ox on fallow field, Can right areed how handsomely besets Dull spondees with the English dactylets. If Jove speak English in a thundring cloud, " Thwick thwack," and " riff raff," roars he out aloud. Fie on the forged mint that did create New coin of words never articulate.
Page 261 - Invective Against the moste haynous Treasons of Ballard and Babington : with other their adherents latelie executed. Together with the horrible attempts and actions of the Q. of Scottes : and the sentence pronounced against her at Fodderingay. Newlie compiled and set foorth in English verse.