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Seccombe and Arber, comps.  Elizabethan Sonnets.  1904.
 
Phillis
Front Matter
Thomas Lodge (1558–1625)
 
PHILLIS
Honoured with Pa-
storall Sonnets, Elegies, and amo-
rous delights

VVhere-vnto is annexed, the tragicall
complaynt of Elstred.

Iam Phoebus disiungit equos, iam Cin-
thia iungit.


At London,
Printed for Iohn Busbie, and are to
be sold at his shoppe, at the West-doore
of Paules. 1593.

  [In the complete Phillis collection of poems were included, together with the poems of sonnet character, numbered consecutively I.ŒXL., an ‘Induction’ in eight (6-line) stanzas, two eclogues—one in twenty-six (6-line) stanzas and the other in twenty (4-line) stanzas—an elegy in fifty alternately-rhyming (5-iambic) lines, and an ode in five (8-line) stanzas. There are only printed here thirty-eight of the poems of the sonnet character, numbered I.–XL.; those numbered XV. and XVI. are omitted, because they have another metrical character, being each twenty-lines long and variously rhymed.]
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