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Whom care forewarns, ere age and winter cold, / To haste me hence to find my fortune’s fold.
Farewell to the Court, ll. 13–14.
Sir Walter
Raleigh
Poems
 
Sir Walter Raleigh
 
Thirty selections from the Elizabethan adventurer, including Classical verse translations from his influential History of the World.
 
CONTENTS
Bibliographic Record
 
EDITED BY JOHN HANNAH

LONDON: GEORGE BELL & SONS, 1892
NEW YORK: BARTLEBY.COM, 2011
 

I. Walter Rawely of the Middle Temple in Commendation of the Steel Glass
II. The Excuse, written by Sir Walter Raleigh in his younger years
III. An Epitaph upon the Right Honourable Sir Philip Sidney, Knight, Lord Governor of Flushing
IV. A Vision upon this Conceit of the Fairy Queen
V. Another of the Same
VI. Reply to Marlowe
VII. Like Hermit Poor
VIII. Farewell to the Court
IX. The Advice
X. In the Grace of Wit, of Tongue, and Face
XI. Fain would I, but I dare not
XII. Sir Walter Raleigh to his Son
XIII. On the Cards and Dice
XIV. The Silent Lover
XV. A Poesy to prove Affection is not Love
XVI. The Lie
XVII. Sir Walter Raleigh’s Pilgrimage
XVIII. What is our life? The play of passion
XIX. To the Translator of Lucan
XX. Continuation of the lost poem, Cynthia
XXI. Sir Walter Raleigh’s Petition to Queen Anne of Denmark
XXII. Sir Walter Raleigh’s Verses found in his Bible in the Gate-house at Westminster
XXIII. Fragments and Epigrams
XXIV. Metrical Translations occurring in Sir W. Raleigh’s History of the World
 
Six Poems ascribed to Raleigh on less conclusive evidence
XXV. No Pleasure without Pain
XXVI. The Shepherd’s Praise of his Sacred Diana
XXVII. The Shepherd’s Description of Love
XXVIII. As you came from the Holy Land
XXIX. Shall I, like an hermit, dwell
XXX. To his singular friend, William Lithgow


 
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