|Creator:||Essex, Robert Devereux, Earl of, 1591-1646 Spenser, Edmund, 1552?-1599 Sidney, Philip, Sir, 1554-1586 Archer, Thomas, fl. 1603-1634 Stationers’ Company (London, England)|
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An extract (gathering B4) from an unrecorded Elizabethan poetry collection entitled "The muses garland."
Contents:  Beeing in passion, he writes a farewell to his hopes and successe in loue (First line: Dead are my hopes, which could not be releeued) / Ess. --  Upon better aduise, he writeth an answere to the same (First line: Hopes are not dead, but sleepe, by beautie charmed) / Ess. -- Beeing wearie of life, in regard of his loues losse, he wrote as followeth (First line: Leave now deare life the prison of my minde) / Ess. --  An answere imagined on his loues behalfe (First line: Leaue not your life, which libertie may finde / Ess. --  His conclusion vpon both the former (First line: In such a life, no freedome can be found) / Ess. --  To his fairest mistresse (First line: More then most fair, full of the louely fire) / H.W.S. --  Of the fauour of the gods vnto men (First line: Oft haue I heard of stories long agoe) / S.P.S. --  He writes a sonnet vpon his owne poe¨sie, vnder his armes (First line: Virtutis comes inuidia) / Ess. --  As desirous to be his mystresses painter (First line: All things on earth, her fairenes farre excelles) / S.P.S. --  Concering his suite and attendance at the court (First line: Most miserable man, whom wretched fate) / Edm. Spencer --  The poore labouring bee (First line: It was a time, when sillie bees could speake).
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