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A thousand prophecies that talke strange things
And now bis dream (Hel's fireband) still more bright,
No sooner therefore shall the Morning see
To th' heads and officers of every band,
Why art thou troubled, Herod ? what vaine feare
Poor jealousie! why should He wish to prey
...tr Anith. "Fin 4.61*nd
Vien tu ne tane of tht
1:1 mln 1.195, and in the
inpagn.' Free 1670) is correct ***ing ilade' fur the mixprint made of 1646 and 1615. Tur rains is literails in 01004.
Im the tour. Theban *ni,
St. lix. line 3. . 1 Decia. Tuom: 50 SHAKESPEARE (Ant. and Cleopatra, 7. 3, the presiy vorm and the worm.'
St. k. Every one will be reminded of the tent-scene in
At end of this runniatiua PEREGRINE Phillips adds 'cetera destint-ben! Den
Marrs, aniCk12.t hate ieft proper names in the poem on: annotated. The ancestrite; but these may be noticed : st. kliü. L. L. Erre tee ril. Met. viii. 814 &c.); he offended Ceres
, and T28 57 sezoni shed with continual hunger, so that he devouri baris: line 5, Tantalus the fabled son of Zeus ani Pia. Tissecome in the lower world,' has been cele brated from her 01. 11.5*2 onward: ib. Atrens, grandson of Tarta z mased in infamy with his brother Thyestes: ib. Prome Prote, te of Terens, who was metamorphosed into & ** duod ii. 14, 81: 1.6, Lycaon, like Tantalus, with his asi Zens into wolves (Orid; Paus. viii. 3, § 1): s. 1 2. Mada, most famous of the mythical sorcerers : ib. deze 2 Kings ix. 10,36: line 3, Circe, another mythical BORETTO*: xia, danghter of Typho and rival of Circe, who transders ber Orid, Met. xiv. 1-74); cf. Paradise Lost: Ene 1. the Parede = the Fates, ever spinning: st. xliv. lines 7-8, all je bonsters: st. xlv. line i, Diomed's horses' faund" ILates' fed on human flesh (Apollod. č. 5, $ 8): • PheTELE" dupa or Fereas of mythical celebrity: line 2, Therodamas or Theronedon, king of Scythia, who fed lions with human toward Orid Iris 385, Pont. i. 2, 121): line 3, Busiris, associuted with O-iris of Egypt; but Herodotus denies that the Egyp
can never climb the North or reach the zenith, being conquered by the effulgence of the sun of day. When did the fable of the angel Lucifer, founded on an astronomical appearance, mingle itself as it has done here, and grandly in Milton, and in the popular mind generally, with the biblical history of Satan?
St. xxxvi. line 2. Turnbull perpetuates the misprint of • whose' for.my' from 1670.
St. li. line 3, linage'=' lineage.' For once 1670 is correct in reading ‘linage for the misprint 'image' of 1646 and 1648. The original is literally as follows:
Herod the liege of Augustus, a man now agèd,
Not of the royal line ....
St. lx. Every one will be reminded of the tent-scene in Richard III.
At end of this translation PEREGRINE PHILLIPS adds .cetera desunt-heu ! heu !'
Marino and CRASHAW have left proper names in the poem unannotated. They are mostly trite; but these may be noticed : st. xlii. I. 4, Erisichton (see Ovid, Met. viii. 814 &c.); he offended Ceres, and was by her punished with continual hunger, so that he devoured his own limbs: line 5, Tantalus the fabled son of Zeus and Pluto, whose doom in the lower world,' has been celebrated from Homer (Od. xi. 582) onward: ib. Atreus, grandson of Tantalus, immortalised in infamy with his brother Thyestes: ib. Progne=Procne, wife of Tereus, who was metamorphosed into a swallow (Apollod. iii. 14, 8): 1. 6, Lycaon, like Tantalus, with his sons changed by Zeus into wolves (Ovid; Paus. viii. 3, § 1): st. xliii. line 2, Medea, most famous of the mythical sorcerers : ib. Jezebel, 2 Kings ix. 10, 36: line 3, Circe, another mythical sorceress: Scylla, daughter of Typho and rival of Circe, who transformed her (Ovid, Met. xiv. 1-74); cf. Paradise Lost: line 4, the Parca=the Fates, ever spinning: st. xliv. lines 7-8, all classic monsters: st. xlv. line 1, · Diomed's horses'=the fabled 'mares' fed on human flesh (Apollod. ii. 5, § 8): Phereus' dogs,' or Fereus of mythical celebrity : line 2, Therodamas or Theromedon, king of Scythia, who fed lions with human blood (Ovid, Ibis 385, Pont. i. 2, 121): line 3, Busiris, associated with Osiris of Egypt; but Herodotus denies that the Egyp