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Summer is come, for every spray now springs ;
HENRY HOWARD, EARL OF SURREY.
COME, SLEEP, () SLEEP.
Come, Sleep, O Sleep, the certain knot of peace,
COME, SLEEP, O SLEEP.
A rosy garland, and a weary head.
Having this day my horse, my hand my lance
SIR PHILIP SIDNEY. vi
FAIR IS MY LOVE
1.563 BIRDS IX SPRING
Michael Drtyton. 1563 VIRTUE.-SWEET DAY! So COOL
1592 SUNDAY.-0 DAY MOST CALM Celia's TRIUMPH
1574 STILL TO BE NEAT TO THE QUEEN OF BOHEMIA
Sir Henry Wotton. 1568 WHY SO PALE AND WAN, FOND LOVER Sir John Suckling. 1608 DELIGHT IN GOD ONLY
1592 To A NIGHTINGALE .
Villiam Drummond. 1583
1591 A COUNTRY LIFE DEATH'S FINAL CONQUEST
1596 ON A STOLEN KIss
1593 GO, LOVELY Rose
Edmund Waller. 1605 EARLY RISING AND PRAYER
Henry Vaughan. 1614 MY MIND TO ME A KINGDOM IS
The Editor has included a few Poems which were written before the time of Elizabeth, and a few which properly belong to the early part of the reign of James the First. They all partake of a similar character, and stand unrivalled for the elegance of their language and their exquisite thought.
LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS.
Blame not my lute .