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Ballad, which was written foon after

Mary's escape in 1568.
SonNET BY Q. ELIZABETH
This Sonnet strongly characterises its
great and spirited Authoress, and is pre.
served in Puttenham's Arte of Eng.

Poesie.
The STURDY Rock
This Poem is preserved in “ The Para.

dife of Daintie Devises,” page 150. Young WATERS

- 97 A very ancient Scottish Ballad, for the publication of which the world is indebted to the Lady Jean Hume, sister to

the Earl of Hume. The Ewe Bughts MARION

- 100 · The antiquity of this Sonnet is said to be

great; that, and its fimplicity of sen.
timent, have recommended it to a place

here. The Aged LOVER RENOUNCeth Love - 101

The Grave-digger's Song in Hamlet, Act. .

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A SONG TO The Lure in Musicke 104
Printed from the old M. S. in the Cot.

ton Library. --Shakespeare has made
this Sonnet the subject of pleasant
ridicule in his Romeo and Juliet, Act.

iv. Scene 5. Gentle HERDSMAN TELL TO ME 105 The scene of this beautiful old Ballad is

laid near Walfingham in Norfolk, where
was anciently an image of the Virgin
Mary, famous all over Europe for the

numerous pilgrimages made to it. Q. ELIZABETH'S VERSES WHILE PRISONEK AT WOODSTOCK

108 Writ with Charcoal on a Shutter, and

preserved by Hentzner, in that part of
his Travels, which has lately been re-
printed at Strawberry Hill.

109

LADY BOTHWELL'S LAMENT -
This affecting story refers to Lady Jean

Gordon, sister to the E. of Huntley,
who married James Hepburn, E. of
Bothwell. To cover his ambition
for marrying Mary Q. of Scots, he
sued out a divorce froin his lawful
bride, in May 1567.

ARABELLA STUART

III

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The WANDERING MAYDE
The Batchelor's PLEA
THE RENUING OF Love
SonNET ON ELIZABETH MARKHAM
From a M. S. of Jolin Harrington,

dated 1564
Henry AND CATHerine

Mr. Bishop has published an excellent

Latin Translation of this ballad.
The MAD SHEPHERDESS -
This Ballad was sung on the Stage, by
Mrs: Davis, which King Charles the
Second hearing, was so plealed, that
he took her oif the stage, and had a

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135

daughter by her, who was named
Mary Tudor, and was married to
Francis Lord Radcliffe, afterwards
Earl of Derwentwater.

136

144

HUME AND MURRAY.
LOVE AND GRIEF, OR DEATH OF THE

SUTHERLANDS
Being the very affecting Story of William

Earl of Sutherland, and his Countess,

which is founded on fact. The Field OF BATTLE The CAROUSAL OF ODIN SELDOME COMES The Better An admonition to Husbands, Wives, Masters, and Servants, to auoid mutability, and to fix their mindes on what they possess.

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AURA AND ALEXIS

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166

The TRAGEDY OF PHILLIS
Complaining of the disloyall love of

Amyntas.

Tie DEBTOR

COIMA

177

185

Prince EDWARD AND ADAM GORDON
The subject of this Ballad is taken from

the History of England, the latter part

of the reign of Henry III.
CUMNOR HALL
Cumnor is near Abingdon in Berks. This

story is founded on the unhappy Coun.
tess of Leicester being murdered there

in Q. Elizabeth's time.
The Bitter Fruites of JEALOUSIE
The OLD AND YOUNG COUrtier

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