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The Lucasta Poems   By: (1618-1657)

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LUCASTA.

By

Richard Lovelace

TO WILLIAM HAZLITT, ESQ., OF THE MIDDLE TEMPLE, A REGISTRAR OF THE COURT OF BANKRUPTCY IN LONDON,

This Little Volume

IS INSCRIBED AS A SLIGHT TESTIMONY OF THE GREATEST RESPECT, BY HIS AFFECTIONATE SON, THE EDITOR.

CONTENTS.

PART I.

PAGE Dedication 3 Verses addressed to the Author 5

I. Poems Addressed or Relating To Lucasta.

Song. To Lucasta. Going beyond the Seas 25 Song. To Lucasta. Going to the Warres 26 A Paradox 27 Song. To Amarantha, that she would Dishevell her Haire 29 Sonnet 31 Ode. To Lucasta. The Rose 31 Love Conquer'd. A Song 33 A Loose Saraband 34 Orpheus to Woods 37 Orpheus to Beasts 37 Dialogue. Lucasta, Alexis 39 Sonnet 41 Lucasta Weeping. Song 42 To Lucasta, from Prison. An Epode 43 Lucasta's Fanne, with a Looking glasse in it 46 Lucasta, taking the Waters at Tunbridge 48 To Lucasta. Ode Lyrick 50 Lucasta paying her Obsequies to the Chast Memory of my Dearest Cosin Mrs. Bowes Barne[s] 51 Upon the Curtaine of Lucasta's Picture, it was thus Wrought 53 Lucasta's World. Epode 53 The Apostacy of One, and but One Lady 54 Amyntor from beyond the Sea to Alexis. A Dialogue 56 Calling Lucasta from her Retirement 58 Amarantha, a Pastoral 60

II. Poems Addressed to Ellinda.

To Ellinda, that lately I have not written 74 Ellinda's Glove 75 Being Treated. To Ellinda 76 To Ellinda, upon his late Recovery. A Paradox 79

III. Miscellaneous Poems

To Chloe, courting her for his Friend 81 Gratiana Dauncing and Singing 82 Amyntor's Grove 84 The Scrutinie 89 Princesse Loysa Drawing 90 A Forsaken Lady to her False Servant 92 The Grassehopper. To My Noble Friend, Mr. Charles Cotton [the elder] 94 An Elegie on the Death of Mrs. Cassandra Cotton 97 The Vintage to the Dungeon. A Song 99 On the Death of Mrs. Elizabeth Filmer. An Elegiacall Epitaph 100 To My Worthy Friend Mr. Peter Lilly 102 The Lady A[nne] L[ovelace]. My Asylum in a Great Extremity 104 A Lady with a Falcon on her Fist. To the Honourable my Cousin A[nne] L[oveace] 108 A Prologue to the Scholars 110 The Epilogue 111 Against the Love of Great Ones 113 To Althea, from Prison 117 Sonnet. To Generall Goring, after the Pacification at Berwicke 120 Sir Thomas Wortley's Sonnet 122 The Answer 123 A Guiltlesse Lady Imprisoned; after Penanced 124 To His Deare Brother Colonel F[rancis] L[ovelace] 125 To a Lady that desired me I would beare my part with her in a Song 126 Valiant LoveContinue reading book >>




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