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Page. METRICAL versions of Scripture. Archbishop Parker's Psalms
in metre. Robert Crowley's puritanical poetry
Early piety of king Edward the Sixth. Controversial ballads
Reign of queen Mary. Mirrour for Magistrates. Its inventor,
Sackville lord Buckhurst. His life. Mirrour for Magistrates continued by Baldwyn and Ferrers. Its plan and stories....
Sackville's Induction to the Mirrour for Magistrates. Examined.
A prelude to the Fairy Queen. Comparative view of Dante's
Sackville's Legend of Buckingham in the Mirrour for Magistrates.
Additions by Higgins. Account of him. View of the early editions of this Collection. Specimen of Higgins's Legend of Cordelia, which is copied by Spenser
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Page. View of Niccols's edition of the Mirrour for Magistrates. High
estimation of this Collection. Historical plays, whence 91
to the courts of Mary and Elisabeth. Anecdotes of his life.
Tusser. Remarkable circumstances of his life. His Husbandrie, one of our earliest didactic poems, examined
William Forrest's poems. His Queen Catharine, an elegant
manuscript, contains anecdotes of Henry's divorce. He collects and preserves antient music. Puritans oppose the study of the classics. Lucas Shepherd. John Pullayne. Numerous metrical versions of Solomon's Song. Censured by Hall the satirist. Religious rhymers. Edward More. Boy-bishop, and miracleplays, revived by queen Mary. Minute particulars of an antient miracle-play
Criticism in English. Examined. Soon followed by others.
duct, characters, and style. Its defects. Dumb-show. Sack-