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The Norton Anthology of English Literature

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Summary

With adoptions at over 1,300 colleges and universities in its first semester; the Seventh Edition of The Norton Anthology of English Literature continues to be the indispensable anthology. Like its predecessors, the Seventh Edition offers the best in English literature from the classic to the contemporary in a readable, teachable format. More selections by women and twentieth-century writers, a richer offering of contextual writings and apparatus fully revised to reflect today's scholarship make the Seventh Edition the choice for breadth, depth, and quality.

Table of Contents

Preface to the Seventh Edition xxxiii
Acknowledgments xliii
``The Persistence of English'' xlvii
Geoffrey Nunberg
The Middle Ages (to ca. 1485) 1(22)
Introduction
1(20)
Anglo-Saxon England
3(4)
Anglo-Norman England
7(2)
Middle English Literature in the Fourtheenth and Fifteenth Centuries
9(5)
Medieval English
14(5)
Old and Middle English prosody
19(2)
Timeline
21(2)
ANGLO-SAXON ENGLAND 23(87)
Bede (ca. 673--735) and CÆdmon's Hymn
23(3)
An Ecclesiastical History of the English People
24(2)
[The Story of Cædmon]
24(2)
The Dream of the Rood
26(3)
Beowulf Translated
29(70)
Seamus Heaney
The Wanderer
99(3)
The Wife's Lament
102(1)
The Battle of Maldon
103(7)
ANGLO-NORMAN ENGLAND 110(5)
The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle
110(5)
[Obituary for William the Conqueror]
110(3)
[Henry of Poitou Becomes Abbot of Peterborough]
113(1)
[The reign of King Stephen]
114(1)
LEGENDARY HISTORIES OF BRITAIN 115(27)
Geoffrey of Monmouth
115(3)
The History of the Kings of Britain
116(2)
[The Story of Brutus and Diana's Prophecy]
116(2)
Wace
118(4)
Le Roman de Brut
118(4)
[The Roman Challenge]
118(4)
Layamon
122(2)
Brut
122(2)
[Arthur's Dream]
122(2)
The Myth of Arthur's Return
124(2)
Geoffrey of Monmouth: From History of the Kings of Britain
125(1)
Wace's: From Roman de Brut
125(1)
Layamon: From Brut
125(1)
Marie De France
126(16)
Lanval
127(13)
Fables
140(1)
The Wolf and the Lamb
140(1)
The Wolf and the Sow
141(1)
CELTIC CONTEXTS 142(14)
Exile of the Sons of Uisliu
142(8)
Lludd and Lleuelys
150(3)
Ancrene Riwle (Rule for Anchoresses)
153(3)
[The Parable of the Christ-Knight]
154(2)
MIDDLE ENGLISH LITERATURE IN THE FOURTEENTH AND FIFTEENTH CENTURIES 156(313)
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight (ca. 1375--1400)
156(54)
Geoffrey Chaucer (ca. 1343--1400)
210(107)
The Canterbury Tales
213(2)
The General Prologue
215(20)
The Miller's Prologue and Tale
235(17)
The Prologue
236(1)
The Tale
237(15)
The Man of Law's Epilogue
252(1)
The Wife of Bath's Prologue and Tale
253(28)
The Prologue
253(19)
The Tale
272(9)
The Pardoner's Prologue and Tale
281(15)
The Introduction
281(1)
The Prologue
282(3)
The Tale
285(10)
The Epilogue
295(1)
The Nun's Priest's Tale
296(14)
[Close of Canterbury Tales]
310(1)
The Parson's Tale
311(2)
The Introduction
311(2)
Chaucer's Retraction
313(1)
Lyrics and Occasional Verse
313(1)
Troilus's Song
314(1)
Truth
315(1)
To His Scribe Adam
315(1)
Complaint to His Purse
316(1)
William Langland (ca. 1330--1387)
317(32)
The Vision of Piers Plowman
319(30)
The Prologue
319(1)
[The Field of Folk]
319(3)
Passus 5
322(1)
[The Confession of Envy]
322(1)
[The Confession of Gluttony]
323(2)
[Piers Plowman Shows the Way to Saint Truth]
325(3)
Passus 6
328(1)
[The Plowing of Piers's Half-Acre]
328(8)
Passus 18
336(1)
[The Harrowing of Hell]
336(10)
The C-Text
346(1)
[The Dreamer Meets Conscience and Reason]
346(3)
Middle English Lyrics
349(6)
The Cuckoo Song
350(1)
Alison
351(1)
My Lief is Faren in Londe
352(1)
Western Wind
352(1)
I Am of Ireland
352(1)
What is he, this lordling, that cometh from the fight
352(1)
Ye That Pasen by the Weye
353(1)
Sunset on Calvary
353(1)
I Sing of a Maiden
353(1)
Adam Lay Bound
354(1)
The Corpus Christic Carol
354(1)
Julian of Norwich (1342-ca. 1416)
355(11)
A Book of Showings to the Anchoress Julian of Norwich
356(10)
[The First Revelation]
356(1)
Chapter 3
356(1)
Chapter 4
357(1)
Chapter 5
358(1)
From Chapter 7
359(1)
Chapter 27
360(1)
[Jesus as Mother]
361(1)
From Chapter 58
361(1)
From Chapter 59
362(1)
Chapter 60
363(1)
Chapter 61
364(2)
[Conclusion]
366(1)
Chapter 86
366(1)
Margery Kempe (ca. 1373--1438)
366(13)
The Book of Margery Kempe
367(12)
[The Birth of Her First Child and Her First Vision]
367(2)
[Her Pride and Attempts of Start a Business]
369(1)
[Margery and Her Husband Reach a Settlement]
370(1)
[A Visit with Julian of Norwich]
371(1)
[Pilgrimage to Jerusalem]
372(2)
[Examination before the Archbishop]
374(3)
[Margery Nurses Her Husband in His Old Age]
377(2)
Mystery Plays
379(40)
The Chester Play of Noah's Flood
380(11)
The Wakefield Second Shepherds' Play
391(28)
Sir Thomas Malory (ca. 1405--1471)
419(20)
Morte Darthur
421(18)
[The Conspiracy against Lancelot and Guinevere]
421(5)
[War Breaks Out between Arthur and Lancelot]
426(4)
[The Death of Arthur]
430(5)
[The Deaths of Lancelot and Guinevere]
435(4)
Robert Henryson (ca. 1425--ca. 1500)
439(6)
The Cock and the Fox
439(6)
Everyman (after 1485)
445(24)
The Sixteenth Century (1485--1603) 469(69)
Introduction
469(28)
Timeline
497(2)
John Skelton (ca. 1460--1529)
499(4)
Mannerly Margery Milk and Ale
500(1)
Lullay, lullay, like a child
500(1)
The Tunning of Elinour Rumming
501(2)
Secundus Passus
501(2)
Sir Thomas More (1478--1535)
503(22)
Utopia
506(17)
Book 1
506(1)
[More Meets a Returned Traveler]
506(5)
Book 2
511(1)
[The Geography of Utopia]
511(2)
[Their Gold and Silver]
513(2)
[Marriage Customs]
515(1)
[Religions]
516(4)
[Conclusion]
520(3)
The History of King Richard III
523(2)
[A King's Mistress]
523(2)
Sir Thomas Wyatt the Elder (1503--1542)
525(13)
The long love that in my thought doth harbor
527(1)
Whoso list to hunt
527(1)
Farewell, Love
528(1)
My galley
528(1)
Divers doth use
528(1)
Madam, withouten many words
529(1)
They flee from me
529(1)
The Lover Showeth How He is Forsaken of Such as He Sometime Enjoyed
530(1)
My lute, awake!
530(1)
And wilt thou leave me thus?
531(1)
Forget not yet
532(1)
Blame not my lute
533(1)
Stand whoso list
534(1)
Who list his wealth and ease retain
534(1)
Mine own John Poins
535(3)
LITERATURE OF THE SACRED 538(351)
The English Bible
539(3)
From Tyndale's Translation
540(1)
From The Geneva Bible
541(1)
From The Douay-Rheims Version
541(1)
From The Authorized (King James) Version
542(1)
William Tyndale: The Obedience of a Christian Man
542(2)
[The Forgiveness of Sins]
543(1)
[Scriptural Interpretation]
543(1)
John Calvin: The Institution of Christian Religion
544(3)
From Book 3, Chapter 21
545(2)
Anne Askew: From The First Examination of Anne Askew
547(4)
John Foxe: Acts and Monuments
551(2)
[The Death of Anne Askew]
551(1)
The Words and Behavior of the Lady Jane [Grey] upon the Scaffold
552(1)
Book of Common Prayer: From The Form of Solemnization of Matrimony
553(3)
Book of Homilies: From An Homily Against Disobedience and Willful Rebellion
556(2)
Richard Hooker: Of the Laws of Ecclesiastical Polity
558(5)
Book 1, Chapter 3
559(1)
[On the Several Kinds of Law, and on the Natural Law]
559(2)
Book 1, Chapter 10
561(1)
[The Foundations of Society]
561(2)
Roger Ascham (1515--1568)
563(6)
Toxophilus
564(1)
The Second Book of the School of Shooting
564(1)
[Comeliness]
564(1)
The Schoolmaster
565(4)
The First Book for the Youth
565(1)
[Teaching Latin]
565(1)
[A Talk with Lady Jane Grey]
566(1)
[The Italianate Englishman]
567(2)
Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey (1517--1547)
569(8)
The soote season
570(1)
Love, that doth reign and live within my thought
571(1)
Alas! so all things now do hold their peace
571(1)
Th'Assyrians' king, in peace with foul desire
572(1)
So Cruel prison how could betide
572(2)
Wyatt resteth here, that quick could never rest
574(1)
O happy dames, that may embrace
575(1)
Martial, the things that do attain
576(1)
The Fourth Book of Virgil
576(1)
[The Jilted Queen]
576(1)
Sir Thomas Hoby (1530--1566)
577(16)
Castiglione's The Courtier
578(15)
Book 1
578(1)
[Grace]
578(1)
Book 4
579(1)
[The Ladder of Love]
579(14)
Queen Elizabeth (1533--1603)
593(7)
The doubt of future foes
594(1)
On Monsieur's Departure
595(1)
Letters
595(2)
To Sir Amyas Paulet
595(1)
To Henry III, king of France
596(1)
Speech to the Troops at Tilbury
597(1)
The ``Golden Speech''
598(2)
Arthur Golding (1536--1605)
600(1)
Ovid's Metamorphoses
601(1)
[The Golden Age]
601(1)
George Gascoigne (1539--1578)
601(5)
Woodmanship
602(4)
Isabella Whitney (fl. 1567--1573)
606(8)
Will and Testament
606(8)
Edmund Spenser (1552--1599)
614(264)
The Shepheardes Calender
616(6)
To His Booke
617(1)
October
617(5)
The Faerie Queene
622(161)
A Letter of the Authors
624(4)
Book 1
628(144)
Book 2
772(1)
Canto 12
773(1)
[The Bower of Bliss]
773(10)
Book 3
783(80)
Proem
783(2)
Canto 1
785(15)
Canto 2
800(13)
Canto 3
813(1)
[The Visit to Merlin]
813(6)
[Canto 4 Summary]
819(1)
Canto 5
819(1)
[Belphoebe and Timias]
819(7)
Canto 6
826(13)
[Cantos 7 and 8 Summary]
839(1)
[Cantos 9 and 10 Summary]
839(1)
Canto 11
840(13)
Canto 12
853(10)
Amoretti
863(5)
Sonnet 1 (``Happy ye leaves when as those lilly hands'')
864(1)
Sonnet 34 (``Lyke as a ship that through the Ocean wyde'')
865(1)
Sonnet 37 (``What guyle is this, that those her golden tresses'')
865(1)
Sonnet 54 (``Of this worlds Theatre in which we stay'')
865(1)
Sonnet 64 (``Comming to kisse her lyps [such grace I found]'')
866(1)
Sonnet 65 (``The doubt which ye misdeeme, fayre love, is vaine'')
866(1)
Sonnet 67 (``Lyke as a huntsman after weary chace'')
866(1)
Sonnet 68 (``Most glorious Lord of lyfe, that on this day'')
867(1)
Sonnet 74 (``Most happy letters fram'd by skilfull trade'')
867(1)
Sonnet 75 (``One day I wrote her name upon the strand'')
867(1)
Sonnet 79 (``Men call you fayre, and you doe credit it'')
868(1)
Epithalamion
868(10)
Sir Walter Ralegh (1552--1618)
878(11)
The Nymph's Reply to the Shepherd
879(1)
What is our life?
879(1)
[Sir Walter Ralegh to His Son]
880(1)
The Lie
880(2)
Farewell, false love
882(1)
Methought I saw the grave where Laura lay
883(1)
Nature, that washed her hands in milk
883(1)
[The Author's Epitaph, Made by Himself]
884(1)
From The discovery of the large, rich, and beautiful Empire of Guiana
885(3)
The History of the World
888(1)
[Conclusion: on Death]
888(1)
THE WIDER WORLD 889(320)
Frobisher's Voyages to the Arctic, 1576--78
890(4)
From A true discourse of the late voyages of discovery
890(4)
Drake's Circumnavigation of the Globe, 1577--80
894(3)
From The Famous voyage of Sir Francis Drake into the South Sea
894(3)
Amadas and Barlowe's Voyage to Virginia, 1584
897(4)
From The first voyage made to Virginia
898(3)
Hariot's Report on Virginia, 1585
901(5)
From A Brief and true report of the new-found land of Virginia
901(5)
John Lyly (1554--1606)
906(3)
Euphues: The Anatomy of Wit
907(2)
[Euphues Introduced]
907(2)
Sir Philip Sidney (1554--1586)
909(46)
The Countess of Pembroke's Arcadia
911(5)
Book 2, Chapter 1
912(4)
Astrophil and Stella
916(16)
(``Loving in truth, and fain in verse my love to show'')
917(1)
(``Not at first sight, nor with a dribbed shot'')
917(1)
(``It is most true that eyes are formed to serve'')
918(1)
(``Some lovers speak, when they their muses entertain'')
918(1)
(``When nature made her chief work, Stella's eyes'')
918(1)
(``Queen Virtue's court, which some call Stella's face'')
919(1)
(``Reason, in faith thou art well served, that still'')
919(1)
(``You that do search for every purling spring'')
920(1)
(``In nature apt to like when I did see'')
920(1)
(``With what sharp checks I in myself am shent'')
920(1)
(``Fly, fly, my friends, I have my death-wound, fly'')
921(1)
(``Your words, my friend [right healthful caustics], blame'')
921(1)
(``You that with allegory's curious frame'')
921(1)
(``With how sad steps, O Moon, thou climb'st the skies'')
922(1)
(``My mouth doth water, and my breast doth swell'')
922(1)
(``Come sleep! O sleep the certain knot of peace'')
922(1)
(``Having this day my horse, my hand, my lance'')
923(1)
(``Stella oft sees the very face of woe'')
923(1)
(``What, have I thus betrayed my liberty?'')
924(1)
(``I on my horse, and Love on me doth try'')
924(1)
(``A strife is grown between Virtue and Love'')
924(1)
(``In martial sports I had my cunning tried'')
925(1)
(``Fie, school of Patience, fie, your lesson is'')
925(1)
(``Oft with true sighs, oft with uncalled tears'')
925(1)
(``O joy, too high for my low style to show'')
926(1)
(``Who will in fairest book of Nature know'')
926(1)
(``Desire, though thou my old companion art'')
926(1)
(``I never drank of Aganippe well'')
927(1)
(``O kiss, which dost those ruddy gems impart'')
927(1)
Fourth Song (``Only joy, now here you are'')
928(1)
(``When I was forced from Stella ever dear'')
929(1)
(``Now that of absence the most irksome night'')
930(1)
(``Stella, while now by Honor's cruel might'')
930(1)
Eleventh Song (``Who is it that this dark night'')
930(1)
(``When Sorrow [using mine own fire's might]'')
931(1)
The nightingale
932(1)
Thou blind man's mark
932(1)
Leave me, O Love
933(1)
The Defense of Poesy
933(22)
[The Lessons of Horsemanship]
934(1)
[The Poet, Poetry]
935(3)
[Three Kinds of Poets]
938(1)
[Poetry, Philosophy, History]
939(4)
[The Poetic Kinds]
943(4)
[Answers to Charges against Poetry]
947(1)
[Poetry in England]
948(5)
[Conclusion]
953(2)
Fulke Greville, Lord Brooke (1554--1628)
955(1)
Caelica
955(1)
100 (``In night when colors all to black are cast'')
955(1)
Chorus Sacerdotum
955(1)
Robert Southwell (1561--1595)
956(1)
The Burning Babe
956(1)
Mary (Sidney) Herbert, Countess of Pembroke (1562--1621)
957(7)
To the Angel Spirit of the Most Excellent Sir Philip Sidney
958(2)
Psalm 52
960(1)
Psalm 139
961(3)
Samuel Daniel (1562--1619)
964(2)
Delia
964(1)
(``When men Shall find they flower, the glory pass'')
964(1)
(``Care-charmer Sleep, son of the sable Night'')
964(1)
(``Let others sing of knights and paladins'')
965(1)
Musophilus
965(1)
[Imperial Eloquence]
965(1)
Michael Drayton (1563--1631)
966(4)
Idea
967(1)
To the Reader of These Sonnets
967(1)
(``How many paltry, foolish, painted things'')
967(1)
(``Since there's no help, come, let us kiss and part'')
967(1)
Ode. To the Virginian Voyage
968(2)
Christopher Marlowe (1564--1593)
970(56)
Hero and Leander
971(18)
The Passionate Shepherd to His Love
989(1)
Doctor Faustus
990(36)
The Tragical History of Doctor Faustus
991(32)
The Two texts of Doctor Faustus
1023(3)
William Shakespeare (1564--1616)
1026(170)
Sonnets
1028(15)
1 (``From fairest creatures we desire increase'')
1029(1)
(``Look in the glass and tell the face thou viewest'')
1029(1)
(``When I do count the clock that tells the time'')
1030(1)
(``When I consider every thing that grows'')
1030(1)
(``Shall I compare thee to a summer's day?'')
1031(1)
(``Devouring Time, blunt thou the lion's paws'')
1031(1)
(``A woman's face with Nature's own hand painted'')
1031(1)
(``When, in disgrace with Fortune and men's eyes'')
1032(1)
(``When to the sessions of sweet silent thought'')
1032(1)
(``Full many a glorious morning have I seen'')
1033(1)
(``No more be grieved at that which thou hast done'')
1033(1)
(``Not marble, nor the gilded monuments'')
1033(1)
(``Like as the waves make towards the prbbled shore'')
1034(1)
(``Since brass, nor stone, nor earth, nor boundless sea'')
1034(1)
(``No longer mourn for me when I am dead'')
1034(1)
(``That time of year thou mayst in me behold'')
1035(1)
(``But be contented; when that fell arrest'')
1035(1)
(``Farewell: thou art too dear for my possessing'')
1036(1)
(``They that have power to hurt and will do none'')
1036(1)
(``How like a winter hath my absence been'')
1036(1)
(``From you have I been absent in the spring'')
1037(1)
(``When in the chronicle of wasted time'')
1037(1)
(``Not mine own fears, nor the prophetic soul'')
1037(1)
(``Alas, tis true I have gone here and there'')
1038(1)
(``Let me not to the marriage of true minds'')
1038(1)
(``O thou, my lovely boy, who in they power'')
1039(1)
(``In the old age black was not counted fair'')
1039(1)
(``How oft when thou, my music, music play'st'')
1039(1)
(``Th' expense of spirit in a waste of shame'')
1040(1)
(``My mistress' eyes are nothing like the sun'')
1040(1)
(``Whoever hath her wish, thou hast thy will'')
1041(1)
(``When my love swears that she is made of truth'')
1041(1)
(``Two loves I have of comfort and despair'')
1041(1)
(``Poor soul, the center of my sinful earth'')
1042(1)
(``My love is as a fever, longing still'')
1042(1)
Twelfth Night, or What You Will
1043(63)
King Lear
1106(90)
The Two Texts of King Lear
1192(4)
Thomas Campion (1567--1620)
1196(4)
My sweetest Lesbia
1196(1)
I care not for these ladies
1196(1)
When to her lute Corinna sings
1197(1)
Rose-cheeked Laura
1198(1)
Now winter night enlarge
1198(1)
There is a garden in her face
1199(1)
Think'st thou to seduce me then
1199(1)
Fain would I wed
1200(1)
Thomas Nashe (1567--1601)
1200(9)
A Litany in Time of Plague
1201(1)
Pierce Penniless, His Supplication to the Devil
1202(2)
[The Defense of Plays]
1202(2)
The Unfortunate Traveler, or The Life of Jack Wilton
1204(5)
[Roman Summer]
1204(5)
The Early Seventeenth Century (1603--1660) 1209(319)
Introduction
1209(22)
Timeline
1231(2)
John Honne (1572--1631)
1233(48)
Songs and Sonnets
1236(1)
The Flea
1236(1)
The Good-Morrow
1236(1)
Song (``Go and catch a falling star'')
1237(1)
The Undertaking
1238(1)
The Sun Rising
1239(1)
The Indifferent
1239(1)
The Canonization
1240(2)
Song (``Sweetest love, I do not go'')
1242(1)
Air and Angels
1243(1)
Break of Day
1243(1)
A Valediction: Of Weeping
1244(1)
Love's Alchemy
1245(1)
A Nocturnal upon Saint Lucy's Day, Being the Shortest Day
1245(2)
The Bait
1247(1)
The Apparition
1247(1)
A Valediction: Forbidding Mourning
1248(1)
The Ecstasy
1249(2)
The Funeral
1251(1)
The Blossom
1252(1)
The Relic
1253(1)
A Lecture upon the Shadow
1254(1)
On His Mistress
1254(2)
To His Mistress Going to Bed
1256(1)
Satire 3
1257(3)
The Storm
1260(2)
From An Anatomy of the World
1262(6)
Holy Sonnets
1268(4)
(``Thou hast made me, and shall thy work decay?'')
1268(1)
(``I am a little world made cunningly'')
1268(1)
(``At the round earth's imagined corners, blow'')
1269(1)
(``If poisonous minerals, and if that tree'')
1269(1)
(``Death, be not proud, though some have called thee'')
1270(1)
(``What if this present were the world's last night?'')
1270(1)
(``Batter my heart, three-personed God; for you'')
1271(1)
(``Since she whom I loved hath paid her last debt'')
1271(1)
(``Show me, dear, Christ, thy spouse so bright and clear'')
1271(1)
(``Oh, to vex me, contraries meet in one'')
1272(1)
Good Friday, 1613. Riding Westward
1272(1)
A Hymn to Christ, at the Author's Last Going into Germany
1273(1)
Hymn to God My God, in My Sickness
1274(1)
A Hymn to God the Father
1275(1)
Devotions upon Emergent Occasions
1276(4)
Meditation 4
1276(1)
Meditation 17
1277(1)
From Expostulation 19 [The Language of God]
1278(2)
From Death's Duel
1280(1)
Aemilia Lanyer (1569--1645)
1281(11)
Salve Deus Rex Judaeorum
1282(5)
To the Doubtful Reader
1282(1)
To the Queen's Most Excellent Majesty
1282(1)
To the Virtuous Reader
1283(2)
Eve's Apology in Defense of Women
1285(2)
The Description of Cooke-ham
1287(5)
Ben Jonson (1572--1637)
1292(130)
The Masque of Blackness
1294(9)
Volpone, or The Fox
1303(90)
Epigrams
1393(1)
To My Book
1393(1)
On Something, That Walks Somewhere
1394(1)
To William Camden
1394(1)
On My First Daughter
1394(1)
To John Donne
1395(1)
On Don Surly
1395(1)
On Giles and Joan
1396(1)
On My First Son
1396(1)
On Lucy, Countess of Bedford
1397(1)
To Lucy, Countess of Bedford, with Mr. Donne's Satires
1397(1)
Inviting a Friend to Supper
1398(1)
Epitaph on S. P., a Child of Queen Elizabeth's Chapel
1399(1)
The Forest
1399(1)
To Penshurst
1399(3)
Song: To Celia
1402(1)
To Heaven
1402(1)
Underwood
1403(1)
From A Celebration of Charis in Ten Lyric Pieces
1403(5)
A Sonnet to the Noble Lady, the Lady Mary Wroth
1408(1)
My Picture Left in Scotland
1409(1)
To the Immortal Memory and Friendship of That Noble Pair, Sir Lucius Cary and Sir H. Morison
1409(4)
Slow, Slow, Fresh Fount
1413(1)
Queen and Huntress
1413(1)
Still to Be Neat
1414(1)
To the Memory of My Beloved, The Author, Mr. William Shakespeare, and What He Hath of Left Us
1414(2)
Ode to Himself
1416(2)
From Timber, or Discoveries
1418(4)
Mary Wroth (1587?--1651?)
1422(10)
The Countess of Montgomery's Urania
1423(5)
From The First Book
1423(4)
Song (``Love what art thou? A vain thought'')
1427(1)
Pamphilia to Amphilanthus
1428(4)
(``When night's to black mantle could most darkness prove'')
1428(1)
(``Am I thus conquered? Have I lost the powers'')
1428(1)
Song (``Sweetest love return again'')
1428(1)
(``Take heed mine eyes, how your looks do cast'')
1429(1)
(``False hope which feeds but to destroy, and spill'')
1429(1)
(``My pain, still smothered in my grieved breast'')
1430(1)
Song (``Love a child is ever crying'')
1430(1)
From A Crown of Sonnets Dedicated to Love
1431(1)
(``In this strange labyrinth how shall I turn?'')
1431(1)
(``My muse now happy, lay thyself to rest'')
1431(1)
John Webster (1580?--1625?)
1432(76)
The Duchess of Malfi
1433(75)
Elizabeth Cary (1585?--1639)
1508(20)
The Tragedy of Mariam, the Fair Queen of Jewry
1509(19)
From Act 1
1510(6)
From Act 3
1516(3)
From Act 4
1519(5)
From Act 5
1524(4)
THE SCIENCE OF SELF AND WORLD 1528(197)
Francis Bacon
1529(27)
Essays
1531(1)
Of Truth
1531(1)
Of Marriage and Single Life
1532(1)
Of Great Place
1533(2)
Of Superstition
1535(1)
Of Plantations
1536(2)
Of Negotiating
1538(1)
Of Masques and Triumphs
1539(2)
Of Studies [1597 version]
1541(1)
Of Studies [1625 version]
1541(1)
The Advancement of Learning
1542(2)
[The Abuses of Language]
1542(2)
Novum Organum
1544(4)
[The Idols]
1544(4)
The New Atlantis
1548(8)
[Solomon's House]
1548(4)
Martha Moulsworth: The Memorandum of Martha
Moulsworth, Widow
1552(4)
Rachel Speght: Mortality's Memorandum
1556(4)
From A Dream
1556(4)
Robert Burton: The Anatomy of Melancholy
1560(9)
From Democritus Junior to the Reader
1561(4)
From Love Melancholy
1565(4)
Sir Thomas Browne
1569(13)
Religio Medici
1570(8)
Sections 1--6, 9, 15, 16, 34, 59
1570(7)
Section 1
1577(1)
Hydriotaphia, or Urn-Burial
1578(4)
From Chapter 5
1578(4)
Izaak Walton: The Life of Dr. John Donne
1582(5)
[Donne on His Deathbed]
1583(4)
Thomas Hobbes: Leviathan
1587(8)
The Introduction
1588(1)
[The Artificial Man]
1588(1)
Part 1
1589(1)
Of Sense
1589(1)
Of the Natural Condition of Mankind as Concerning Their Felicity and Misery
1590(3)
Of the First and Second Natural Laws
1593(1)
Of Other Laws of Nature
1594(1)
George Herbert (1593--1633)
1595(20)
The Temple
1597(1)
The Altar
1597(1)
Redemption
1597(1)
Easter
1598(1)
Easter Wings
1599(1)
Affliction (1)
1599(2)
Prayer (1)
1601(1)
Jordan (1)
1601(1)
Church Monuments
1602(1)
The Windows
1602(1)
Denial
1603(1)
Virtue
1604(1)
Man
1604(1)
Jordan (2)
1605(1)
Time
1606(1)
The Bunch of Grapes
1607(1)
The Pilgrimage
1608(1)
The Holdfast
1609(1)
The Collar
1609(1)
The Pulley
1610(1)
The Flower
1610(2)
The Forerunners
1612(1)
Discipline
1613(1)
Death
1613(1)
Love (3)
1614(1)
Henry Vaughan (1621--1695)
1615(14)
Poems
1616(1)
A Song to Amoret
1616(1)
Silex Scintillans
1617(1)
Regeneration
1617(2)
The Retreat
1619(1)
Silence, and Stealth of Days!
1620(1)
Corruption
1621(1)
Unprofitableness
1622(1)
The World
1622(2)
They Are All Gone into the World of Light!
1624(1)
Cock-Crowing
1625(1)
The Night
1626(2)
The Waterfall
1628(1)
Richard Crashaw (ca. 1613--1649)
1629(14)
Delights of the Muses
1630(1)
Music's Duel
1630(4)
Steps to the Temple
1634(1)
To the Infant Martyrs
1634(1)
I Am the Door
1634(1)
On the Wounds of Our Crucified Lord
1634(1)
Luke 11.[27]
1635(1)
Carmen Deo Nostro
1635(1)
In the Holy Nativity of Our Lord God: A Hymn Sung as by the Shepherds
1635(4)
To the Noblest & Best of Ladies, the Countess of Denbigh
1639(1)
The Flaming Heart
1640(3)
Robert Herrick (1591--1674)
1643(13)
Hesperides
1644(1)
The Argument of His Book
1644(1)
Upon the Loss of His Mistresses
1645(1)
The Vine
1645(1)
Dreams
1646(1)
Delight in Disorder
1646(1)
His Farewell to Sack
1646(2)
Corinna's Going A-Maying
1648(1)
To the Virgins, to Make Much of Time
1649(1)
The Hock-Cart, or Harvest Home
1650(1)
How Roses Came Red
1651(1)
Upon the Nipples of Julia's Breast
1651(1)
Upon Jack and Jill, Epigram
1652(1)
To Marygolds
1652(1)
His Prayer to Ben Jonson
1652(1)
The Bad Season Makes the Poet Sad
1653(1)
The Night-Piece, to Julia
1653(1)
Upon His Verses
1654(1)
His Return to London
1654(1)
Upon Julia's Clothes
1654(1)
Upon Prue, His Maid
1655(1)
To His Book's End
1655(1)
Noble Numbers
1655(1)
To His Conscience
1655(1)
Another Grace for a Child
1655(1)
Thomas Carew (1595--1640)
1656(8)
An Elegy upon the Death of the Dean of Paul's, Dr. John Donne
1656(3)
To Ben Johnson
1659(1)
A Song (``Ask me no more where love bestows'')
1660(1)
A Rapture
1661(3)
Sir John Suckling (1609--1642)
1664(6)
Song (``Why so pale and was, fond lover?'')
1665(1)
Fragmenta Aurea
1665(1)
Loving and Beloved
1665(1)
A Ballad upon a Wedding
1666(3)
The Last Remains of Sir John Suckling
1669(1)
Out upon It!
1669(1)
Richard Lovelace (1618--1657)
1670(5)
Lucasta
1670(1)
To Lucasta, Going to the Wars
1670(1)
The Grasshopper
1671(1)
To Althea, from Prison
1672(1)
Love Made in the First Age. To Chloris
1673(2)
Edmund-Waller (1606--1687)
1675(1)
The Story of Phoebus and Daphne Applied
1675(1)
Song (``Go, lovely rose!'')
1676(1)
Abraham Cowley (1618--1667)
1676(3)
Ode: Of Wit
1677(2)
Katherine Philips (1632--1664)
1679(5)
A Married State
1679(1)
Upon the Double Murder of King Charles
1680(1)
Friendship's Mystery, To My Dearest Lucasia
1681(1)
To Mrs. M. A. at Parting
1682(1)
On the Death of My First and Dearest Child, Hector Philips
1683(1)
Andrew Marwell (1621--1678)
1684(41)
Poems
1685(1)
The Coronet
1685(1)
Bermudas
1686(1)
A Dialogue Between the Soul and Body
1687(1)
The Nymph Complaining for the Death of Her Fawn
1688(3)
To His Coy Mistress
1691(1)
The Definition of Love
1692(1)
The Picture of Little T. C. in a Prospect of Flowers
1693(1)
The Mower Against Gardens
1694(1)
Damon the Mower
1695(2)
The Mower to the Glowworms
1697(1)
The Mower's Song
1698(1)
The Garden
1698(2)
An Horatian Ode
1700(4)
Upon Appleton House
1704(21)
VOICES OF THE WAR 1725(320)
Lucy Hutchinson: Memoirs of Colonel Hutchinson
1726(4)
[A Confrontation]
1727(3)
Lady Anne Halkett: The Memoirs
1730(4)
[Springing the Duke]
1731(3)
John Lilburne: The Picture of the Council of State
1734(5)
[Lilburne Defies the Authorities]
1735(4)
Gerrard Winstanley: From The True Levellers' Standard Advanced
1739(4)
Anna Trapnel: From Anna Trapnel's Report and Plea, or, a Narrative of Her Journey from London into Cornwall
1743(4)
Abiezer Coppe: From A Fiery Flying Roll
1747(4)
Edward Hyde, Earl of Clarendon: The History of the Rebellion
1751(3)
[The Character of Oliver Cromwell]
1751(3)
Thomas Traherne (1637--1674)
1754(5)
Centuries of Meditation
1755(1)
From The Third Century
1755(1)
Wonder
1756(1)
On Leaping over the Moon
1757(2)
Margaret Cavendish (1623--1673)
1759(12)
Poems and Fancies
1759(1)
The Poetess's Hasty Resolution
1759(1)
The Hunting of the Hare
1760(2)
From A True Relation of My Birth, Breeding, and Life
1762(3)
From The Description of a New World, Called The Blazing World
1765(6)
John Milton (1608--1674)
1771(25)
Poems
1774(1)
On the Morning of Christ's Nativity
1774(8)
On Shakespeare
1782(1)
L'Allegro
1782(4)
Il Penseroso
1786(4)
Lycidas
1790(6)
The Reason of Church Government Urged Against Prelaty
1796(249)
[Plans and Projects]
1796(5)
From Areopagitica
1801(10)
Sonnets
1811(1)
How Soon Hath Time
1812(1)
On the New Forcers of Conscience Under the Long Parliament
1812(1)
To the Lord General Cromwell, May 1652
1813(1)
When I Consider How My Light is Spent
1814(1)
On the Late Massacre in Piedmont
1814(1)
Methought I Saw My Late Espoused Saint
1815(1)
Paradise Lost
1815(230)
The Restoration and the Eighteenth Century (1660--1785) 2045(539)
Introduction
2045(24)
Timeline
2069(2)
John Dryden (1631--1700)
2071(51)
Annus Mirabilis
2073(2)
[London Reborn]
2073(2)
Song from Marriage a la Mode
2075(1)
Absalom and Achitophel: A Poem
2075(24)
Mac Flecknoe
2099(7)
To the Memory of Mr. Oldham
2106(1)
A Song for St. Cecilia's Day
2106(2)
Epigram on Milton
2108(1)
Alexander's Feast
2109(5)
Criticism
2114(1)
An Essay of Dramatic Poesy
2114(5)
[Two Sorts of Bad Poetry]
2114(1)
[The Wit of the Ancients: The Universal]
2115(2)
[Shakespeare and Ben Jonson Compared]
2117(2)
The Author's Apology for Heroic Poetry and Heroic License
2119(1)
[``Boldness'' of Figures and Tropes Defended: The Appeal to ``Nature'']
2119(1)
[Wit as ``Propriety'']
2120(1)
A Discourse Concerning the Original and Progress of Satire
2120(1)
[The Art of Satire]
2120(1)
The Preface to Fables Ancient and Modern
2121(1)
[In Praise of Chaucer]
2121(1)
Samuel Pepys (1633--1703)
2122(10)
The Diary
2123(9)
[The Great Fire]
2123(4)
[The Deb Willet Affair]
2127(5)
John Bunyan (1628--1688)
2132(13)
From Grace Abounding to the Chief of Sinners
2132(5)
The Pilgrim's Progress
2137(8)
[Christian Sets out for the Celestial City]
2137(2)
[The Slough of Despond]
2139(1)
[Vanity Fair]
2140(3)
[The River of Death and the Celestial City]
2143(2)
John Locke (1632--1704)
2145(5)
An Essay Concerning Human Understanding
2146(4)
From The Epistle to the Reader
2146(4)
Sir Isaac Newton (1642--1727)
2150(5)
From A Letter of Mr. Isaac Newton
2151(4)
Samuel Butler (1612--1680)
2155(7)
Hudibras
2156(6)
From Part 1, Canto 1
2156(6)
John Wilmot, Second Earl of Rochester (1647--1680)
2162(3)
The Disabled Debauchee
2162(1)
The Imperfect Enjoyment
2163(2)
Aphra Behn (1640?--1689)
2165(50)
The Disappointment
2167(3)
Oroonoko, or The Royal Slave
2170(45)
William Congreve (1670--1729)
2215(69)
The Way of the World
2217(64)
Mary Astel (1666--1731)
From Some Reflections upon Marriage
2281(3)
Daniel Defoe (ca. 1660--1731)
2284(7)
Roxana
2285(6)
[The Cons of Marriage]
2285(6)
Anne Finch, Countess of Winchilsea (1661--1720)
2291(3)
The Introduction
2291(2)
A Nocturnal Reverie
2293(1)
Matthew Prior (1664--1721)
2294(4)
An Epitaph
2295(1)
A True Maid
2296(1)
A Better Answer
2297(1)
Jonathan Swift (1667--1745)
2298(181)
A Description of a City Shower
2300(1)
Verses on the Death of Dr. Swift
2301(11)
From A Tale of a Tub
2312(9)
Abolishing of Christianity in England
2321(8)
Gulliver's Travels
2329(144)
A Letter from Captain Gulliver to His Cousin Sympson
2331(2)
The Publisher to the Reader
2333(1)
A Voyage to Lilliput
2334(38)
A Voyage to Brobdingnag
2372(42)
A Voyage to Laputa, Balnibarbi, Glubbdubdrib, Luggnagg, and Japan
2414(1)
[The Flying Island of Laputa]
2414(6)
[The Academy of Lagado]
2420(3)
[The Struldbruggs]
2423(5)
A Voyage to the Country of the Houyhnhms
2428(45)
A Modest Proposal
2473(6)
Joseph Addison and Sir Richard Steele (1672--1719) (1672--1729)
2479(26)
The Periodical Essay: Manners
2481(1)
Steele: [The Gentleman; The Pretty Fellow] (Tatler 21)
2481(1)
Steele: [Dueling] (Tatler 25)
2482(2)
Steele: [The Spectator's Club] (Spectator 2)
2484(4)
Addison: [Sir Roger at Church] (Spectator 112)
2488(2)
Addison: [Sir Roger at the Assizes] (Spectator 122)
2490(2)
The Periodical Essay: Ideas
2492(1)
Addison: [The Aims of the Spectator] (Spectator 10)
2492(2)
Addison: [Wit: True, False, Mixed] (Spectator 62)
2494(5)
Addison: [Paradise Lost: General Critical Remarks] (Spectator 267)
2499(3)
Addison: [On the Scale of Being] (Spectator 519)
2502(3)
Alexander Pope (1688--1744)
2505(74)
An Essay on Criticism
2509(16)
The Rape of the Lock
2525(19)
Epistle to Miss Blount
2544(1)
Eloisa to Abelard
2545(9)
An Essay on Man
2554(8)
Of the Nature and State of Man, with Respect to the Universe
2555(6)
Of the Nature and State of Man with Respect to Himself, as an Individual
2561(1)
Epistle to Dr. Arbuthnot
2562(11)
The Dunciad: Book the Fourth
2573(6)
[The Educator]
2575(1)
[The Carnation and the Butterfly]
2576(1)
[The Triumph of Dulness]
2577(2)
Lady Mary Wortley Montagu (1689--1762)
2579(5)
The Lover: A Ballad
2580(2)
Epistle from Mrs. Yonge to Her Husband
2582(2)
DEBATING WOMEN: ARGUMENTS IN VERSE 2584(222)
Jonathan Swift: The Lady's Dressing Room
2585(3)
Lady Mary Wortley Montagu: The Reasons that Induced Dr. Swift to Write a Poem Called the Lady's Dressing Room
2588(2)
Alexander Pope: Improptu to Lady Winchelsea
2590(1)
Anne Finch, Countess of Winchilsea: The Answer (To Pope's Impromptu)
2591(1)
Alexander Pope: Epistle 2. To a Lady
2592(7)
Anne Ingram, Viscountess Irwin: An Epistle to Mr. Pope
2599(4)
Mary Leapor: An Essay on Woman
2603(2)
John Gay (1685--1732)
2605(47)
The Begger's Opera
2606(46)
Illustration: William Hogarth, The Beggar's Opera 3.11
2646(6)
William Hogarth (1697--1764)
2652(8)
Marriage A-la-Mode
2654(6)
Samuel Johnson (1709--1784)
2660(89)
The Vanity of Human Wishes
2662(8)
Prologue Spoken by Mr. Garrick
2670(2)
On the Death of Dr. Robert Levet
2672(1)
Translation of Horace, Odes, Book 4.7
2673(1)
Rambler No. 5 [On Spring]
2674(3)
Idler No. 31 [On Idleness]
2677(1)
From The History of Rasselas, Prince of Abyssinia
2678(34)
Rambler No. 4 [On Fiction]
2712(4)
Rambler No. 60 [Biography]
2716(3)
A Dictionary of the English Language
2719(6)
From Preface
2719(4)
[Some Definitions: A Small Anthology]
2723(2)
The Preface to Shakespeare
2725(11)
[Shakespeare's Excellence, General Nature]
2725(4)
[Shakespeare's Faults. The Three Dramatic Unities]
2729(5)
[Twelfth Night]
2734(1)
[King Lear]
2734(2)
Lives of the Poets
2736(1)
Cowley
2736(2)
[Metaphysical Wit]
2736(2)
Milton
2738(8)
[Lycidas]
2738(1)
[L'Allegro, Il Penseroso]
2739(1)
[Paradise Lost]
2740(6)
Pope
2746(3)
[Pope's Intellectual Character. Pope and Dryden Compared]
2746(3)
James Boswell (1740--1795)
2749(34)
Boswell on the Grand Tour
2751(1)
[Boswell Interviews Voltaire]
2751(1)
The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.
2752(31)
[Plan of the Life]
2752(2)
[Johnson's Early Years. Marriage and London]
2754(5)
[The Letter to Chesterfield]
2759(3)
[A Memorable Year: Boswell Meets Johnson]
2762(3)
[Goldsmith. Sundry Opinions. Johnson Meets His King]
2765(4)
[Fear of Death]
2769(1)
[Ossian. ``Talking for Victory'']
2770(2)
[Dinner with Wilkes]
2772(5)
[Dread of Solitude]
2777(1)
[``A Bottom of Good Sense.'' Bet Flint. ``Clear Your Mind of Cant'']
2777(2)
[Johnson Prepares for Death]
2779(1)
[Johnson Faces Death]
2780(3)
Frances Burney (1752--1840)
2783(23)
The Journal and Letters
2784(22)
[First Journal Entry]
2784(1)
[Mr. Barlow's Proposal]
2785(4)
[``Down with her, Burney!'']
2789(2)
[A Young and Agreeable Infidel]
2791(2)
[Encountering the King]
2793(5)
[A Mastectomy]
2798(8)
SLAVERY AND FREEDOM 2806(157)
Ignatius Sancho and Laurence Sterne
2807(4)
Sancho: A Letter to Laurence Sterne
2807(1)
Sterne: Reply to Sancho
2808(1)
Sterne: Tristram Shandy, Volume 9, Chapter 6
2809(1)
Sancho: Letter to Jack Wingrave
2810(1)
Samuel Johnson: [A Brief to Free a Slave]
2811(1)
Olaudah Equiano: The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano, or Gustavus Vassa, the African, Written by Himself
2812(10)
[The Middle Passage]
2813(4)
[A Free Man]
2817(5)
James Thomson (1700--1748)
2822(3)
The Seasons
2822(3)
Autumn
2822(1)
[Evening and Night]
2822(2)
Ode: Rule, Britannia
2824(1)
Thomas Gray (1716--1771)
2825(8)
Ode on a Distant Prospect of Eton College
2826(3)
Ode on the Death of a Favorite Cat
2829(1)
Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard
2830(3)
William Collins (1721--1759)
2833(6)
Ode Written in the Beginning of the Year 1746
2834(1)
Ode on the Poetical Character
2834(2)
Ode to Evening
2836(2)
Ode on the Death of Mr. Thomson
2838(1)
Christopher Smart (1722--1771)
2839(18)
Jubilate Agno
2840(2)
[My Cat Jeoffrey]
2840(2)
A Song to David
2842(15)
Oliver Goldsmith (ca. 1730--1774]
2857(10)
The Deserted Village
2858(9)
George Carbbe (1754--1832)
2867(8)
The Village
2867(8)
Book 1
2867(8)
William Cowper (1731--1800)
2875(7)
The Task
2875(5)
Book 1
2875(1)
[A Landscape Described, Rural Sounds]
2875(2)
[Crazy Kate]
2877(1)
Book 3
2877(1)
[The Stricken Deer]
2877(1)
Book 4
2878(1)
[The Winter Evening: A Brown Study]
2878(2)
The Castaway
2880(2)
Popular Ballads
2882(7)
Lord Randall
2883(1)
Bonny Barbara Allan
2883(1)
The Wife of Usher's Well
2884(2)
The Three Ravens
2886(1)
Sir Patrick Spens
2886(2)
The Bonny Earl of Murray
2888(1)
Poems in Process
2889(10)
John Milton
2890(2)
Lycidas
2890(2)
Alexander Pope
2892(2)
The Rape of the Lock
2892(1)
An Essay on Man
2893(1)
Samuel Johnson
2894(2)
The Vanity of Human Wishes
2895(1)
Thomas Gray
2896(3)
Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard
2896(3)
Selected Bibliographies
2899(34)
Suggested General Readings
2899(2)
The Middle Ages
2901(6)
The Sixteenth Century
2907(8)
The Early Seventeenth Century
2915(10)
The Restoration and the Eighteenth Century
2925(8)
Geographic Nomenclature
2933(1)
British Money
2934(3)
The British Baronage
2937(5)
The Royal Lines of England and Great Britain
2939(3)
Religions in England
2942(2)
Poetic Forms and Literary Terminology
2944(19)
Illustrations
The Universe According to Ptolemy
2960(2)
A London Playhouse of Shakespeare's Time
2962(1)
Permissions Acknowledgments 2963(2)
Index 2965


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