Seccombe and Arber, comps. Elizabethan Sonnets. 1904.
Thomas Lodge (15581625)
PHILLIS Honoured with Pa- storall Sonnets, Elegies, and amo- rous delights
VVhere-vnto is annexed, the tragicall complaynt of Elstred.
Iam Phoebus disiungit equos, iam Cin- thia iungit.
At London, Printed for Iohn Busbie, and are to be sold at his shoppe, at the West-doore of Paules. 1593.
[In the complete Phillis collection of poems were included, together with the poems of sonnet character, numbered consecutively I.XL., an Induction in eight (6-line) stanzas, two ecloguesone in twenty-six (6-line) stanzas and the other in twenty (4-line) stanzasan elegy in fifty alternately-rhyming (5-iambic) lines, and an ode in five (8-line) stanzas. There are only printed here thirty-eight of the poems of the sonnet character, numbered I.XL.; those numbered XV. and XVI. are omitted, because they have another metrical character, being each twenty-lines long and variously rhymed.]