Note 1. The name of Campion was unknown to this generation, although famous in his own, until first Mr Arber, and then Mr Bullen, reprinted the verses from his Song-Books. His praise has been well expressed in the line that Peele addressed to him:
That richly clothst conceit with well-made words.
His thought is luminous and his verse transparent. He is not perhaps quite so happy in religious as in love poetry. [back]