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Edw. King bow 16th at Boyle in lock son of te sh King secretary for Island under Elizabeth, Fame pt. of life of Charles I, lected -ellow 1635 accordi to royal mandate. Intor & fellow as X's Coll. &praelector, wrote various complimentary Extin verses Melton's mother had died in 1637. Apr. 3. IN cetten Nov. 1637, pub. 1638 in tad collection, of verse on Edw. King, and of twod one, latin Greek, & the second English Obseques of the memorie of Mr. Edward Thing Anno dom. 163t Freides fined only J. M. last piece in volume.
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In this Monody, the author bewails a learned friend, unfor-
rupted clergy, then in their height. (trist
in 1645 ed. of M.'s poems).
In the 3yrs that had
I come to pluck your berries harsh and crude,
And with forc'd fingers rude,
Shatter your leaves before the mellowing year. 5
2 myrtles brown] Hor. Od. i. 25. 17. • Pulla magis atque
• dead] Phillisides is dead.' Past. Ægl. on Sir P. Sidney's death, by L. B. v. 8 (Todd's Spenser, viii. 76), and v. 71.
'Sweet bowres of myrtel twigs, and lawrel faire.'
10 Who] Neget quis carmina Gallo.' Virg. Ecl. x. 3.
12 watery] See Theod. Prodrom. Dos. et Rhod. Am. p. 254, ed. Gaulm.
If is obvions per the step itself that Milton's relative to Ed. King specially tender relation
was not a
Mark Pat wice, ( 88 × 132, M. rocals himself whe speaking from his most characteristic thoughts, thoughts out of harmony with i. set etificial share the of the poem.
Unwept, and welter to the parching wind,
Begin then, Sisters of the sacred well,
So may some gentle Muse
With lucky words favour destin'd
And bid fair peace be to my sable shroud.
What time the gray-fly winds her sultry horn,
14 melodious] Cleveland's Obsequy on Mr. King, 'I like
17 sweep] Purg. i. 9.
i. p. 341.
E qui Calliopea alquanto surga,' Dante
'Gentle Muse-he passes." See Jortin's Tracts,
23 nurs'd] Compare Past. Ægl. on Sir P. Sidney's death, by L. B. ver. 85.
Through many a hill and dale, &c.' 26 opening] Middleton's Game at Chess.
Like a pearl,
Dropp'd from the opening eyelids of the morn.'
Batt'ning] Drayton's Ecl. ix.
"Their battening flocks on grassie leas to hold.' Warton.
26 Marlowe's Jew of Malta #1 1,58 Now Prebus ope to syphil
344 Fauns presided over fields; Satipo Sylvansoves. 30. Jay Keightley the surely could not mean the evening. not rises, & it is never anywhere but on
montain word: Jams hot, atip had not by atan fruit appear
34) Milton write first: "Off till the ever star bright burnich' whiel Oft till the star that rose, at evening, bright,
Toward heav'n's descent had slop'd his west'ring of HP, 55
Meanwhile the rural ditties were not mute, [wheel.
Rough Satyrs danc'd, and Fauns with cloven heel
But, O the heavy change, now thou art gone,
contrast of the willow which are rather lays.grey Zas filtr the pub
The willows, and the hazel copses green,
Or taint-worm to the weanling herds that graze,
Such, Lycidas, thy loss to shepherd's ear. [deep
άρθρα Δάφνις ετάκετο, το πιο κα
333 Temper❜d] On this word see P. Fletcher's Purple Isl. I 66
c. ix. st. 3. Par. Lost, vii. 598. Warton.
37 thou art gone] Browne's Sheph. Pipe (ecl. 4). But he
50 Where] Spenser's Astrophel, st. 22,
Ah, where were ye the while his shepheard peares, &c.
416 Tamint a small red epider by the country people accounted
cons choises, who,
deadly poison will commonly by FC; have hotelittunt Browse M
Lost Echo sits amid the voiceless mountains
saved with his remembered la
55 Drayten calls the Weaves
that it me
with the Bee in prophecy of ancient hallowed Dae n.162 L.GF 70 Joe Mist. It 6 "Grant quibus adpetention fance videretu quands Cham sapventions cupido glorice novisma exuitur
or was o
55 Drausten van 125ttat by ChachinLYCIDAS. it for the da metold or peace, plate bushland or Wales Severity, 166 Where your old Bards, the famous Druids, lie, Nor on the shaggy top of Mona high,
see 14,5 Nor yet where Deva spreads her wisard stream. Ay me! I fondly dream! 55 Spreads toward the month Had ye been there, for what could that have done? What could the Muse herself that Orpheus bore, The Muse herself for her inchanting son, 31 Whom universal nature did lament,
When by the rout that made the hideous roar,
Musam mediorAnd strictly meditate the thankless Muse?
Were it not better done as others use,
abond Whook I dirty hotter I will not deny his appetite for flow which grsons 16 ore lates/test wisard] on the wisard stream of Deva, consult Warton's
Auvies say, the
63 swift] Vir. Æn. 1. 321.
'Volucremque fuga prævertitur Hebrum.' Warton.
Entangled thoughts in the trammels of their ambush hair.'
Entangle men in their tresses.' p. 58. Shirley's Doubtful Heir. p. 36. G. Peele's Works, ed.
Dyce, 1829, i. p. 17. ii. p. 11..
"Quasi hic subesset ingens Cupido gloriæ quæ
Hetiam sapientibus novissima exuitur." Strada Prelu. P. 161.
ed. Ox. a desire of honon refuite & immortal
- ame Leated in the breast of Every time scholen Milton leter 1632. of. Par List ret 31. Do between Uzania, earthly Muse But there diperamen
far off the barbar, a
of Bacchus &
72 "He himself giving an example tothie under him of hard study & opare diet. Ed. Phillipe of M.
72 cf. Wordsworth's "Plam living & high thinking"
Set off to th' world, nor in broad rumour lies; 80
And listens to the herald of the sea
Hie virides tenera
74 blaze] So P. Reg. iii. 47 y. Etxu may
For what is glory but the blaze of fame.' Warton.
75 blind] Spenser's R. of Rome. st. xxiv. Furie which warres breedeth oft.'
77 touched] Virg. Ecl. vi. 3.
Vellit, et admonuit.
79 foil] See Shakes. Henry IV. act. i. s. 2.
If the blind
85 fountain] Hom. Od. xiii. 408. Kρývn'Apeloúσn. Virg.
87 higher] I'll tune my reed unto a higher key.' Browne's Brit. Past. iv. 41.