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 Winter, John Strange,Wolcot, John, M.D. 
E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Wither, George
(b. Brentworth, near Alton, Hampshire, June 11th, 1588, d. May 2nd, 1667). “Prince Henry’s Obsequies; or, Mournefull Elegies upon his Death” (1612); “Abuses Stript and Whipt; or, Satiricall Essayes” (1613), “Epithalamia” (1613); “A Satyre written to the King’s most excellent Majestye” (1614); “The Shepheard’s Pipe” (1614, written with Browne); “The Shepheards Hunting” (1615); “Fidelia” (1617); “Wither’s Motto” (1618); “A Preparation to the Psalter” (1619); “Exercises upon the First Psalmes, both in Verse and Prose” (1620); “The Songs of the Old Testament, translated into English Measures” (1621); “Juvenilia” (1622); “The Mistress of Philarete” (poems, 1622); “The Hymnes and Songs of the Church” (1623); “The Scholler’s Purgatory, discovered in the Stationer’s Commonwealth, and described in a Discourse Apologeticall” (1625–26); “Britain’s Remembrancer, containing a Narrative of the Plague lately past” (1628), “The Psalmes of David translated into Lyrick Verse” (1632); “Collection of Emblemes” (1635); “Nature of Man” (1636); “Read and Wonder” (1641); “A Prophesie” (1641); “Hallelujah” (1641); “Campo Musæ” (1643); “Se Defendendo” (1643); “Mercurius Rusticus” (1643), “The Speech without Doore” (1644); “Letters of Advice touching the Choice of Knights and Burgesses for the Parliament” (1644); etc. See Wood’s “Athenæ Oxonienses,” Brydges’ “Censura Literaria,” “British Bibliographer,” and “Restituta;” an essay on Wither’s Works by Charles Lamb, Willmott’s “Lives of the Sacred Poets,” and Farr’s Introduction to his edition of the “Hallelujah.”   1

 Winter, John Strange,Wolcot, John, M.D. 


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