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SELECTIONS FROM THE ENGLISH POETS,

Xllustrative of those first Requisites of their Art;

WITH MARKINGS OF THE BEST PASSAGES, CRITICAL NOTICES

OF THE WRITERS,

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NEW YORK:
WILEY AND PUTNAM, 161 BROADWAY.

1 1845,

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PREFACE . . . . . . . . . . .
AN ANSWER TO THE QUESTION, “WHAT IS POETRY ?” .
SELECTIONS FROM SPENSER, WITH CRITICAL NOTICE .

ARCHIMAGO's HERMITAGE AND THE HOUSE OF MORPHEUS
THE CAVE OF MAMMON AND GARDEN OF PROSERPINE .
A GALLERY OF PICTURES FROM SPENSER . . .

(Spenser considered as the Poet of the Painters.)
CHARISSA, OR CHARITY . . . . . .
HOPE . . . . . . . . . .
CUPID USURPING THE THRONE OF JUPITER
MARRIAGE PROCESSION OF THE THAMES AND MEDWAY
SIR GUYON BINDING FUROR . .
UNA, OR FAITH IN DISTRESS
JUPITER AND MAIA . . . . . . . .
NIGHT AND THE WITCH DUESSA ..
VENUS IN SEARCH OF CUPID, COMING TO DIANA ..
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AN ANGEL WITH A PILGRIM AND A FAINTING KNIGHT .
AURORA AND TITHONUS
THE BRIDE AT THE ALTAR . . . . . . .
A NYMPH BATHING

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A KNIGHT IN BRIGHT ARMOR, LOOKING INTO A CAVE . .
MALBECCO SEES HELLENORE DANCING WITH THE SATYRS . 91
LANDSCAPE, WITH DAMSELS CONVEYING A WOUNDED SQUIRE ON
HIS HORSE

. . . . . . . . . 93 THE NYMPHS AND GRACES DANCING TO A SHEPHERD'S PIPE;

OR, APOTHEOSIS OF A POET'S MISTRESS

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A PLUME OF FEATHERS AND AN ALMOND TREE
ENCHANTED MUSIC

. . . . SELECTIONS FROM MARLOWE, WITH CRITICAL NOTICE THE JEW OF MALTA'S IDEA OF WEALTH .

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A VISION OF HELEN . . . . . . .
MYTHOLOGY AND COURT AMUSEMENTS
BEAUTY BEYOND EXPRESSION . .
THE PASSIONATE SHEPHERD TO HIS LOVE . . .

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SELECTIONS FROM SHAKSPEARE WITH CRITICAL NOTICE .

WHOLE STORY OF THE TEMPEST

MACBETH AND THE WITCHES
THE QUARREL OF OBERON AND TITANIA .
THE BRIDAL HOUSE BLESSED BY THE FAIRIES

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ANTONY AND THE CLOUDS

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SELECTIONS FROM BEN JONSON, WITH CRITICAL NOTICE

TO CYNTHIA; THE MOON
THE LOVE-MAKING OF LUXURY
TOWERING SENSUALITY . . . . . . . .
THE WITCH . . . . . . . . . .
A MEETING OF WITCHES .
A CATCH OF SATYRS . . . . . . . .

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SELECTIONS FROM BEAUMONT AND FLETCHER, WITH CRITICAL

NOTICE . . . . . . . . . . 150 MELANCHOLY . . .

152 A SATYR PRESENTS A BASKET OF FRUIT TO THE FAITHFUL

SHEPHERDESS. . . . . . . . . . 153
A SPOT FOR LOVE TALES . . . . . . . . 155
MORNING . . . . . . . . . . . 155
THE POWER OF LOVE .

INVOCATION TO SLEEP. .
SELECTIONS FROM MIDDLETON, DECKER, AND WEBSTER, WITH
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. . . . . FLIGHT OF WITCHES . . . . . . . . 162

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