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Ilote. As in the Sacred Poetry (in Vol. I.) I have brought together in the following pages such scattered pieces as have been traced by me. The sources for each is given in relative foot-note.
As our edition includes the complete Prose Works as well as Verse, and so the whole of the translated quotations (usually brief) I have not deemed it needful to repeat these except in the few cases where their length and value seemed to require that they should find separate place among the Poetry e. g. in the prose of “ Olor Iscanus' and elsewhere, there are couplets and other short bits which it is not worth-while repeating in the Verse. But as with Bishop (Jeremy) Taylor's verse-renderings I believe 'Aurea Grana' will be accepted as a not exag. gerate title for these fugitive pieces, which have nearly all the gleam if not the weight of gold-grains, albeit there is bare sand enough also. G.
TO CHARLES I. ON HIS RETURN
S kings doe rule like th' heavens, who
To parts remote and neare, their influence ;
| From “ Eucharistica Oxoniensia" In Caroli Regis nostri e Scotia redituin gratulatoria. (Oxoniæ. 1641). See our Memorial-Introduction pp xxxvi-vii. Another set of Verses signed as above with the addition . Soc.' are shewn by the · Soe' not to have been by the Silurist, who never was a Fellow of any College. G.
Hear'd we of Irish tumults, sword, and flame!
H. Vaughan. Ies. Col.