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THE HISTORY

OF

ENGLISH POETRY.

VOL. IV.

THE

HISTORY OF ENGLISH POETRY,

FROM THE

CLOSE OF THE ELEVENTH

TO THE

COMMENCEMENT OF THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY.

TO WHICH ARE PREFIXED,

THREE DISSERTATIONS:

1. OF THE ORIGIN OF ROMANTIC FICTION IN EUROPE.
2. ON THE INTRODUCTION OF LEARNING INTO ENGLAND.
3. ON THE GESTA ROMANORUM.

BY

THOMAS WARTON, B.D.

FELLOW OF TRINITY COLLEGE, OXFORD, AND OF THE SOCIETY OF ANTIQUARIES, AND LATE

PROFESSOR OF POETRY IN THE UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD.

A NEW EDITION

• CAREFULLY REVISED,
WITH NUMEROUS ADDITIONAL NOTES BY THE LATE MR. RITS

THE LATE DR. ASHBY, MR. DOUCE,
MR. PARK, AND OTHER EMINENT ANTIQUARIES,

AND
BY THE EDITOR.

IN FOUR VOLUMES.

VOL. IV.

LONDON:
PRINTED FOR THOMAS TEGG, 73, CHE APSIDE.

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CONTENT S.

VOL. IV.

Section XLVI.

Page. METRICAL versions of Scripture. Archbishop Parker's Psalms

in metre. Robert Crowley's puritanical poetry ..........

Section XLVII.
Tye's Acts of the Apostles in rhyme. His merit as a musician.

Early piety of king Edward the Sixth. Controversial ballads
and plays. Translation of the Bible. Its effects on our lan-
guage. Arthur Kelton's Chronicle of the Brutes. First Drink-
ing-song. Gammar Gurton's Needle ..................

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Section XLVIII.
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....

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Section XLIX.
Sackville's Induction to the Mirrour for Magistrates. Examined.

A prelude to the Fairy Queen. Comparative view of Dante's
Inferno .....

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Section L.
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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