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The Life and Poems of William Cartwright


  • Date Published: May 2015
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781107505407

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  • Originally published in 1918, this book contains an annotated edition of the poems of William Cartwright (1611–43) as arranged in the order in which they appear in the 1651 edition of his works. Goffin prefaces the collection with an autobiography of Cartwright that sets him in the context of his time. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in English literature and pre-Civil War poetry.

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    • Date Published: May 2015
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781107505407
    • length: 252 pages
    • dimensions: 203 x 133 x 14 mm
    • weight: 0.29kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Publications containing Cartwight's poems
    Abbreviations etc.
    The Poems: Panegyric to the Countess of Carlisle
    The Christ-church building
    The same
    On his majesty's recovery from the small pox
    To the King, on return from Scotland
    To the Queen, on same occasion
    The birth of the Duke of York
    To Dr Duppa
    To the same
    The great frost
    To Lady Elizabeth Powlet
    To Mr W. B.
    For a young lord to his mistress
    Mr Stokes' book of vaulting
    The dreame
    Love inconcealable
    On one weeping
    A song of dalliance
    Beauty and deniall
    To Cupid
    A sigh to his absent love
    A complaint against Cupid
    Corinna's tomb
    To a shipwrackt virgin
    To a painter's handsome daughter
    Lesbia on her sparrow
    The gnat
    Love teares
    A bill of fare
    At a dry dinner
    The chambermaid's posset
    On a gentlewoman's silk hood
    A dream broke
    Loves darts
    Ariadne deserted
    No drawing of Valentines
    To Lydia
    A valediction
    To Chloe
    No platonique love
    On the translation of Chaucer's Troilus, etc.
    A translation of Grotius' Elegy on Arminius
    Love but one
    In Pompeios Juvenes
    Si memini fuerant
    Horat. carm. IV, 13
    The birth of the King's fourth child
    The same
    To Mrs Duppa
    The birth of the Princess Anne
    To the Queen
    The poems of John Fletcher
    Another on the same
    To Brian, Bishop of Chichester
    A New Year's gift
    A New Year's gift to Brian, etc.
    To the Queen
    The death of Viscount Bayning
    In memory of Ben Jonson
    A New Year's gift to a noble lord
    The birth of the King's sixth child
    The death of Lord Stafford
    To Mr Thomas Killigrew
    The marriage of Lady Mary
    To Philip, Earl of Pembroke
    The Lady Newburgh
    An epitaph on Mr Poultney
    Mistress Abigail Long
    To Mistress Ursula Sadleir
    To Sir Henry Spelman
    The nativity
    The circumcision
    The epiphany
    The Queen's return
    The death of Sir B. Grenvill
    A vertuous young gentlewoman
    The death of Mistress Ashford
    Songs from the plays
    Notes on the poems.

  • Editor

    R. Cullis Goffin

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