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" The earlier portion relates to, and materially illustrates, one of the dramas imputed to
Shakespeare " [The Yorkshire Tragedy]. — Introduction, p. i.

4745. The Works of Beaumont and Fletcher. [1605-1625.]

The Works of Beaumont and Fletcher. . . . With an Introduction and Explanatory Notes, by
Henry Weber. Edinburgh : Ballantyne. [14 vols. 8vo] x8i2.

4746. The Seven Deadly Sinnes of London : drawne in seven
severall Coaches through the seven severall Gates of the Cittie Bringing
the Plague with them. . . . Tho : Dekker. Jt London Printed by E. A.
for Nathaniel Butter, and are to be folde at his {hop neere Saint Auftens
gate. 1606.

Reprint, in Illustrations of Old English Literature. Edited by J. Payne Collier. Vol. 2.
London : Privately Printed, [i vol. 4to] 1866.

" The literary and dramatic allusions are very remarkable, especially as regards Shake-
speare." — Introduction, p. 1.

4747. Honor Trivmphant : or the Peeres Challenge, by Armes
defensible, at Tilt^ Turneyy and Barriers. ... At London Printed for
Francis Burton. looo.

NoM^ first reprinted from the Original Copies. . . . London : Printed for the Shakespeare
Society, [i vol. 8vo] 1843. ^

" By the celebrated dramatist, and contemporary of Shakespeare, John Forde.' — Introduc-
tion, p. v.

4748. The Arraignment and Execvtion Of the late Traitors, with a
Relation of the other Traitors, Which were executed at Worcester, The



158 Stafefspcare iHfmonal ILitrars, i^irmingtant.

Twenty-seventh of January last past. London^ Printed for Jeffrey
Chorlton. 1606.

Reprint, in The Old Book Collector's Miscellany .... Edited by Charles Hindley. Vol. 2.
London: Reeves and Turner, [i vol. 8vo] 1872.

4749. The Return from Parnassus : or the Scourge of Simony.
Puhlickly a5iedby the Jludents in faint John's college^ Cambridge. 1606.

Reprint, in The Origin of the English Drama By Thomas Hawkins. . . . Oxford,

Clarendon Press [3 vols. 8voJ 1773. ^°^- 3j PP- 199-287.

Among the Dramatis Persons in this play, are the names of Burbage and Kempe j and in
act iv., sc. 3, is the following notice of Shakespeare and Ben Jonson :

" Kempe. Few of the univerfity pen plays well ; they fmell too much of that writer Ovid,
and that writer Metamorphojis, and talk too much of Projerpina, and Juppiter. Why, here's
our fellow Shakejpeare puts them all down ; ay, and Ben Jmjon too. O, that Ben Jonfon is a
pellilent fellow, he brought up Horace giving the poets a pill; but our fellow Shakejpeare hath
given him a purge that made him bewray his credit."

And in act i., sc. 2 : [censure or judgment of the poets.]

" William Shakejpeare.

" yudicio. Who loves Adonis' love, or Lucrece rape,
His fweeter verfe contains heart-robbing life.
Could but a graver fubjedt him content.
Without love's foolifh, lazy languifhment."

4750. A Knights Coniuring done in earnest : Discouered in lest.
By Thomas Dekicer. London : Printed by T. C. for William Barley.

[n.d., about 1607.]

Edited by E. F. Rimbault. London : Reprinted for the Percy Society. Vol. 5. [i vol. 8vo]
184.2.

4751. Strange Histories, or, Songes and Sonets, of Kings, Princes,
Dukes, Lordes, Ladyes, Knights, and Gentlemen, Very pleasant either
to be read or songe : and a most excellent warning for all estates.
Imprinted at London for W. Barlev. 1607.

Principally by Thomas Deloney. . . . With an Introduction and Notes [by J. P. Collier.]
London: Reprinted for the Percy Society. Vol. 3. [1 vol. 8vo] I 841.

4752. The Pleasant Conceites of Old Hob son the Merry Londoner. Full
of Humourous Discourses and Witty Merriments. Whereat the Quickest
Wittes may laugh., the wiser sort take pleasure. Printed at London for John
Wright, and are to be sold at his Shoppe neere Christ-Church gate. 1 607.

Reprint, in Shakespeare Jest-Books. Edited, ivith Introduction and Notes, by W. Carew Hazlitt.
. . . Vol. 3. London: Willis & Sotheran. [i vol. 8vo] 1864.

4753. The Pleasant Walkes of Moore-Fields. Being the guift of
two Siflers^ now beautified, to the continuing fame of this worthy Citty. Printed
at London for Henry Goflbn, and are to be fold at the Signe of the Sun in
Pater nofter Row. 1607.

Reprint, by J. Payne Collier, [i vol. 4to, n. d. , about 1867.]

*' The author is the same Richard Johnson who published ' Look on me London,' in 1613."
— Introduction, p. i.



iSngltsf) Si^afefsprariana. 159

4754. Merrie Conceited Jests of George Peele, Gentleman, some-
times Student in Oxford. Wherein is shewed the Course of his Life, how-
he lived : a man very well knowne in the City of London, and elsewhere.
. . . London. 1607.

Reprint, in Shakespeare Jest-Books. Edited, -wit/t Introduction and Notes, by W. Carew Hazlitt.
. . . Vol. z. London: Willis & Sotheran. [i vol. 8vo] 1864.

4755. The Dramatic Works of John Webster. [1607- ? 1654.]

The Dramatic Works of John Webster. Edited by William Hazlitt. . . . London : J. R.
Smith. [4 vols. 8vo] 1857. Library of Old Authors.

4756. A Nest of Ninnies Simply of themselves without Compound.
... By Robert Armin. London : Printed by T. E. for lohn Deane.

1608.

with an Introduction and Notes. London : Printed for the Shakespeare Society, [i vol. 8vo]

1842.

" It is enough to make us take a strong interest about Robert Armin, to knovir that he was
one of the original performers in Shakespeare's plays, and that his name is inserted in the
list of actors which follows the dedication by Heminge and Condell of the folio of 1623."
— Introduction, p. viii.

4757. Hvmors Looking Glasse. London, Imprinted by Ed. Allde for
WiU'iatn Fere-hv7inA, and are to be fold at his Shop in the popes-head Pallace,
right ouer



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