Tottel's Miscellany: Songs and Sonnets of Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey, Sir Thomas Wyatt and Others (Penguin Classics)
Songs and Sonnets (1557), the 1st published anthology of English poetry, was once immensely influential in Tudor England, and encouraged significant Elizabethan writers together with Shakespeare. accrued through pioneering writer Richard Tottel, it introduced poems of the aristocracy - verses of friendship, struggle, politics, demise and mainly of affection - into extensive universal readership for the 1st time. the key poets of Henry VIII's court docket, Sir Thomas Wyatt and Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey, have been first revealed within the quantity. Wyatt's intimate poem approximately misplaced love which starts off 'They flee from me, that someday did me seke', and Surrey's passionate sonnet 'Complaint of a lover rebuked' are joined within the miscellany by means of a wide number of different, intriguingly nameless poems either ethical and erotic, intimate and common.
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Hast is wast, profe doth finde. 33. compliment of certaine psalmes of David, translated by means of sir T. W. the elder the nice Macedon, that out of Persie chased Darius, of whose large strength all Asie rong, within the wealthy ark dan Homers rimes he positioned, Who fayned gestes of heathen princes music. What holy grave? what helpful sepulture To Wiattes Psalmes may still Christians then buy? the place he doth paint the vigorous religion, and natural, The stedfast desire, the swete returne to grace Of simply David, by means of.
Hap hath good hapt. In hindring me, me didst thou additional, And made a spot the place was once a stile. merciless willes ben oft placed lower than. Wening to decrease, then didst thou smile. Lord, how thy selfe thou didst begile, 20 that during thy cares wouldst me have wrapt? yet spite of hap, hap hath wel hapt. sixty six. A renouncing of rarely escaped love Farewell the hart of crueltie. even though that with paine my libertie Deare have i purchased, and wofully Finisht my feareful tragedy, Of strength i have to forsake such.
Bloude of reminiscent of might face up to. Nor i wouldn't hope in worldly rule to raigne. Whose frute is all unquietnesse, and breaking of the braine. Nor richesse in excesse of vertue so abhorde, 10 i wouldn't crave which bredeth care and causeth all discorde. yet my request can be extra worthy 1000 folde: That i'd have and her enjoye that hath my hart in carry. Oh God what lusty existence may still we are living then for ever, In friendly pleasure and excellent blisse, to size our lives jointly.
I taught for to pay attention And belief not more such friendly probability, My satisfied hap bred me this care, and taken my mirth to nice mischance. there's no guy whom hap will spare, 30 but if she record his welth is naked. 196. Of a lover that made his onely god of his love. All you that frendship do professe, And of a frende current where: Geve eare to me that did possesse, As frendly frutes as ye imbrace. And to claim the circumstaunce, there have been them selves that did avaunce: To.