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I. Willobie's Avisa, 1594 [And Other Pieces] Ed. with Intr. and Notes by A.B ...
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Antinous Apologie Auifa Auisa bird bloud braue breeds Cant Canto chast Chastity chiefest comma conceites constant constant wife craue dame dare death doth Dulichium edition euery fained faith faithfull fame fancie farder farre feare felfe fhal filly flaine flame follies band folly fome frame fuch fweete gastly gaue giue grace griefe Hadrian Dorrell hart hath haue heart Henry Willobie hope Horsey ibid Introduction ioyes iudge Iuno leaue lefse liue Lord loue louely louing lust maides minced oath mind misprint moue neuer Nimph paine Penelope pleasure poem Prince proue punctuate rage Rape of Lucrece secret seise Shakespeare shal shew side springs Sith sweete Telemachus thee thefe thinke thofe thou thought trie tyme vaine verses vertue Vlyffes Vlysses vnder vnto vpon wanton Whofe wife Willobies Avisa woman women wooers words worthy wretch yeeld
Page xii - whether it would sort to a happier end for this new actor, then it did for the old player,' with other theatrical imagery specially applicable to a player and dramatist. Assuredly, no other contemporary poet of the same initials, whether lyrist or dramatist (and five or six might be named), had any claim to this distinction.
Page xxi - (as it will be proued) and lay in waft papers in his ftudy, as many other prettie things did, of his deuifing; and fo might haue continued ftill (as his Sufanna yet doth) had not I, contrarie to his knowledge, with paine collected it ; and (in confideration of the good end, to which it was directed) publifhed it.
Page vii - of the like paflion, and was now newly recouered of the like infection ; yet finding his frend let bloud in the fame vaine, he took pleafure for a tyme to fee him bleed, & in fteed of
Page 28 - the like paffion, and was now newly recouered of the like infection ; yet finding his frend let bloud in the fame vaine, he took pleafure for a tyme to fee him bleed, & in fteed of
Page xxvii - Auifa dwell. And there fhe dwels in publique eye, Shut vp from none that lift to fee ; She anfweres all that lift to try, Both high and low of each degree : But few that come, but feele her dart, And try her well ere they depart.
Page 55 - Chaftitie, Vnder the fained name of A VISA. FOr beauties Ball, in Ida-Vale, Three Nimphes at once, did once contend, The Princely Shepheard of the Dale, By Judgement did the quarrell end : That Paris might faire Hellen haue, The Golden Price to Venus gaue. In Sea-bred foyle, on Tempe downes, Whofe
Page 34 - you would obtaine, And want of this doth make you fad, I forrow that you take fuch paine, To feeke for that, will not be had, Your filed skill the power doth want, Within this plot fuch trees to plant. Though fome there be, that haue done ill, And for their fancie broke their faith : Yet
Page 23 - inrold, Within this place, fince my returne, My firft affections were but cold, But now I feele them fiercely burne, The more you make fuch ftrange retire, The more you draw my new defire. You thinke perchance I doe but ieft, Or I your fecrets will bewray, Or hauing got that I requeft, With falfe