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But true deriued honor is from heauen, / And often liues in meane estate with those / That to the courts of princes neuer goes.
Stanzas from “Queene Elizabeth’s Teares,” ll. 73–5.
Select Poetry, Chiefly Sacred, of the Reign of King James the First
Collected and Edited by Edward Farr
Bibliographic Record    Preface

I. King James I.  Sonett from “Poetical Exercises
Stanzas from “Choros Angelorvm
Chorus Venetvs
Psalm XXIX
Stanzas from the Lepanto
II. John Donne  Holy Sonnets
A Hymne to God the Father
Hymne to Christ at the Author’s Last Going into Germany
The Soule
The Annuntiation and Passion
Good Friday
III. Anonymous  Hymne
Lines from “Diuers deuout and zealous Meditations
IV. Simion Grahame  Stanzas
V. W. A.  Hymne
VI. B. N.  I Would and Would Not
VII. Giles Fletcher  A Description of Justice
A Description of Mercy
Our Saviour’s Temptation
The Traitor Judas
The Joys of the Redeemed
VIII. Henry Ainsworth  Psalm XXIII
Psalm CVII
IX. Sir Edwin Sandys  Psalm CXXVIII
X. Arthur Warren  Selfishness of the World
The Patience of Poverty
XI. Henry Farley  Lines Presented to James the First
XII. George Herbert  Psalm V
XIII. Anonymous  The Convert Soule
Show Me More Love
A Constant Minde
Lord of My Glory
A Hymn
There Was a King
How Good Art Thou
Victorious Jesus
XIV. Robert Pricket  Faith without Practice
XV. Anonymous  Stanzas
Verses on the Death of R. W.
XVI. Henry Petowe  Stanzas from “Eliza’s Funeral
XVII. Anonymous  Sonnet
The Pilgrim’s Song
God Hears and Answers Prayer
XVIII. Earl of Cumberland  Psalm XXXVIII
XIX. Michael Drayton  The Triumph of David
Noah Thretning God’s Vengeance vpon the World
XX. John Vicars  Psalm CV
XXI. Francis Quarles  Lines from “The History of Samson
Lines from “A Feast for Wormes
Lines from “Job Militant
Sonnets from “Pentelogia
Sion’s Sonnets
Funerall Elegies
XXII. Sir John Beaumont  Of the Epiphany
Of the Transfiguration of Our Lord
An Ode of the Blessed Trinitie
On Ascension Day
An Act of Contrition
An Act of Hope
A Dialogue betweene the World, a Pilgrim, and Vertue
Of Teares
Of Sinne
In Spiritual Comfort
Against Inordinate Loue of Creatures
Of the Miserable State of Man
XXIII. Edmund Dee  Extract from “Verses against Popery
XXIV. Benjamin Jonson  To the World
On the Nativitie of My Saviour
Eupheme’s Mind
XXV. Christopher Lever  Stanzas from “Queene Elizabeth’s Teares
XXVI. Thomas Dekker  Christ’s Coming to Judgement
XXVII. Anonymous  Stanzas from “The Passion of a Discontented Mind
Confession and Contrition
XXVIII. Thomas Peyton  Paradise
The Translation of Enoch
XXIX. John Davies  Stanzas from “The Triumph of Death
Stanzas from “The Holy Roode
XXX. Phineas Fletcher  The Purple Island
XXXI. William Hall  Man’s Great Enemy
XXXII. Rachel Speght  The Frailty of Life
XXXIII. Simon Wastill  Colossians
XXXIV. Robert Aylett  Stanzas from “Peace with her Faire Gardens
XXXV. Augustine Taylor  Christ’s Mercy
XXXVI. Anonymous  Stanzas from “Machiauel’s Dogge
XXXVII. W. Parkes  Lines from “The Curtain-drawer of the World
XXXVIII. George Wither  The Lamentation of David over Saul and Jonathan His Son
The Conversion of St. Paul
St. Peter’s Day
The Prayer of Habakuk
For Seasonable Weather
Lines from “The Motto
Psalm LVII
XXXIX. Joseph Hall  Psalm I
Psalm VII
Extract from “Lachrymæ Lachrymarum
XL. William Willymat  Stanzas from “A Prince’s Looking-glasse
XLI. Anonymous  To the Most Rare Vertue of True Humlilitie. Vpon the Crowne of Thornes
XLII. Æmelia Lanyer  The Teares of the Daughter of Jerusalem
XLIII. Sir John Stradling  Stanzas from “Beati Pacifici
XLIV. Nathanael Baxter  The Deity
Man Created
XLV. Nicholas Breton  Invective: The Hate of Treason
A Prayer
XLVI. George Raleigh  Stanzas from “Christ on his Crosse
XLVII. RO. VN.  A Similitude
XLVIII. —— Jerom  Stanzas from “Origen’s Repentance
XLIX. Sir Henry Wotton  Psalm CIV
A Hymn
L. Sir Walter Raleigh  The Crosse of Christ
LI. George Chapman  An Address to Death
A Description of Fever
The End of Learning
LII. Edward Hake  No Gold, No Goodnesse
Complaining of His Want of Friends
LIII. Richard Corbet  An Elegie on Dr. Ravis, Bishop of London
LIV. William Alexander, Earl of Stirling  An Invocation
God Visible in His Works
LV. Henry Arthington  The Goodness of God towards All Mankind Manifold Wayes
LVI. Sir William Leighton  To the True Devoted Reader
LVII. Richard Brathwaite  The Author to His Disconsolate Brother
A Description of Death
LVIII. Henry Peacham  Psalmi Davidici
Vita Tota Dies Vnut
LIX. Samuel Daniel  Lines from “The Tragedie of Philotas
LX. Thomas Scot  Aquignispicium
LXI. Thomas Randolph  An Eclogue
LXII. Edmond Graile  Jacob Going down into Egypt
LXIII. William Drummond  An Hymn of True Happiness
Human Frailty
For the Prodigal
The Blessedness of Faithful Souls by Death
LXIV. John Bulloker  The Anointing of Our Saviour
LXV. Francis Beaumont  A Funeral Elogie on the Death of the Lady Penelope Clifton
LXVI. William Warner  How Our Religion Is Authenticall
LXVII. Lord Bacon  Psalm XC
LXVIII. John Taylor  Lines from “The Severall Seiges, Assaults, Sackings, and Finall Destruction of the Famous, Ancient, and memoriable Citty of Jerusalem
LXIX. Henry Anderson  Bidding the World Farewell
The Law of Christ Contrasted with the Law of the World
The Blessedness of Serving God
LXX. John Norden  Custome
LXXI. Thomas Tvke  To the Men of Rome, As Well Laiques As Cleriques
LXXII. Elizabeth Melvill  Ladie Culros’ Dream
LXXIII. S. A. Gorges  To the Kinge’s Maiestie
LXXIV. Roger Tisdale  The Lawyer’s Philosophy
LXXV. J. W.  Epitaph on Archbishop Whitgift
LXXVI. Joshua Sylvester  Lachrimæ Lachrimarvm
LXXVII. Richard Zouche  The Dove
The World
LXXVIII. Raphe Crane  The Works of Mercy, Both Corporall and Spirituall
LXXIX. Thomas Gokins  Hallowed Be Thy Name
LXXX. Doctor Brooke  O’ Tears
LXXXI. Thomas Heywood  Stanzas from “Troia Brittanica, or Great Britaine’s Troy
LXXXII. Peter Small  Lines from “Man’s May
LXXXIII. Sands Penuen  Ixyon
LXXXIV. J. F.  Lines from “Christ’s Bloody Sweat
LXXXV. William Lithgow  Lines from “The Pilgrim’s Farewell
LXXXVI. John Weever  Stanzas from “An Agnus Dei
LXXXVII. Charles Fitzgeffrey  The Blessed Birth-day, Celebrated in Some Sanctified Meditations on the Angels’ Anthem
LXXXVIII. Walter Quin  Youth Addressed by Vice and Virtue
LXXXIX. Samuel Rowlands  A Moral
XC. Anonymous  An Excellent Song, wherein You Shall Finde Great Consolation for a Troubled Minde
XCI. John Hagthorpe  God’s Bounty Enlarged
God’s Beneficence
To Earth
XCII. Patrick Hanay  Sonnet
XCIII. Richard Milton  Lines from “London’s Miserie, etc.”
XCIV. Anonymous  Lines from “Catascopos
XCV. John Abbott  The Force of Contrition
XCVI. John Rhodes  A Song of Praise and Thankesgiving to God for the King’s Majesty Raigne
XCVII. Anonymous  The Miracles of Our Saviour
XCVIII. Thomas Collins  Mercy
XCIX. Tristram White  Sapphicks
C. Henry Raymonde  An Ode


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