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Ayres, Philip, tries to restore
romantic poetry, 2 Io; his son-
nets, 2 II

Bacon, Lord Francis, his writings
in advance of his age, 254
Banks, Ann, marries Waller, 6o
Barnfield, Richard, 24
Baron, Robert, his tragedy of
Mirza, and reference to Den-
ham's Sophy, Ioon.
Barons' Wars, by Michael Dray-
ton, 34, 5, 75
Bartholomew Fair, by Ben Jon-
son, resembles the works of
the Dutch dramatist, Brederö,
I 7 n.
Battle of the Summer Islands,
by Ed. Waller, 65, 73–6;
imitated in Davenant's Mada-
gascar, I5o
Beaumont, Joseph, his Psyche,

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his patronage of and influence
upon Wm. Davenant, 145–8,
151, 166
Browne, Wm., IoA, 137
Buckingham, (First) Duke of,
George Villiers, reception of
the news of his death by
Charles I., and Waller's verses
on the occasion, 61, 2
22 (Second) Duke of,
George Williers, 245
Burne-Jones, Edward, his paint-
ing compared to Thomas
Stanley's poetry, 206
Burns, Robert, as the reviver
of romantic poetry in Scotland,
corresponds to Blake in Eng-
land, 258
Butler, Samuel, his //udibras,
1 16, 184, 186; conforms to
the classical style, 247, 8;
ridicules the vapid and high-
flown style of tragedy borrow-
ed from France, 263
Byron, Lord, in his Greek ro-
mances a successor of Wm.
Chamberlayne, 200

Calamy, Dr Edmund, extract
from Wild's poem on his
death, 193 n.

Cambridge, a ‘hotbed of poetry’
in the early Caroline period,
24, 5, 37; Waller a scholar at
King's, 51; relics of Gray at
Pembroke, 165; Cowley, a
precocious Cambridge verse-
man, 172; the Marinist school
there, 172; Cleveland sows
his poetical wild oats there,
185, 190; Robert Wild's pic-
ture of life there under the
Commonwealth, 194—6; Tho-
mas Stanley at Pembroke,
204; Henry Vaughan, the Si-
lurist, the last survivor of
Charles' Spikemard, by John
Cleveland, 186
Chatterton, Thomas, an oppo-
nent of the classical school, 4
Chetwood, Knightly, Dean of
Gloucester, his criticism of
English poetry, 32 n. 2
Chiabrera, his position in Italy
analogous to our Cowley, 15
Chloris and Hilas, by Waller,
one of the earliest dactylic
poems, 188
Christ's Victory and Triumph,
by Giles Fletcher, 75
Cid, Corneille's, Ior
Cinna, Corneille's, Ioz
Claremont, by Samuel Garth, a
direct imitation of Cooper's
Asill, lo&
Clarendon, Edward Hyde, Earl
of, 60, 61, 63, 83, 86 and
n. I, 90, I 15, 123, 146 n., 237
Classical reaction, the mental
condition which rendered it
possible, 35–9
Classical school, the language
and peculiarities of, Io–13,
169; Denham's Sophy its first
published representative, 95,
6; its triumph in Cooper's
Aill, Io:3, 4; not due to French
influence, I I I, 12 ; the final
stage of its development, 263
Classicism in Dutch literature,

Herbert's school there, 209;
Andrew Marvell, kidnapped
from Trinity by the Jesuits,
212, 3; popularity of Settle's
Fmpress of Marocco at, 252
Campbell, Thomas, one of the
first of the critics to resusci-
tate Chamberlayne's Pharon-
mida, 200
Campion, Thomas, his tumbling,
rimeless measure, 9 n.
Carew, Thomas, 22,
82 n., 150, 208
Chace, The, passage from Somer-
ville's, Io8 n. 2
“Chalkhill, John,” the pseud-
onym under which Izaak
Walton published Thealma
and Clearchus, 209 n. 2
Chamberlayne, William, 197—
203; Keats' indebtedness to
him, 199; his Greek romance
Aharonnida a forerunner of
Byron's writings, 200
Chapelain, Jean, relation of his
writings to Cowley's, 119
Chapman, George, 24, 56, 75
Charles I., discourages the writing
of poetry, 22; Waller's poem
on his escape from shipwreck
at Santander, 56–8; fosters
by his stupidity the new mental
and political ideas of his time,
33; his reception of the news
of Buckingham's death, 61, 2;
referred to in Waller's poem
on the rebuilding of St Paul's,
80, 1; his treatment of Waller
at Oxford, 85; warning refer-
ence to him in Denham's
Sophy, Ioz, 3; his qualified
praise of Cooper's Hill, and
unsympathetic advice to Den-
ham, 130, I
Charles II., 113, 1 16, 131, 232,
235

27, 38,

I8

Cleland, William, 194 n.

Cleopatra, of Samuel Daniel,
I O2 n.

Cleveland, John, released by
Oliver Cromwell, 116, 7; has
secured no place in the history
of English poetry, 184; at
first a Marinist, 185; his under-
graduate days at Cambridge,
185, 190; a disappointment
in both politics and poetry,
186; his use of the triple
cadence in lyrics, 187—90
Cockaine, Sir Aston, might have
been the Boswell of the early
Caroline period, 24
Coleridge, Samuel Taylor, assists
to revolutionize the taste for
classical poetry, 4, 178; his
triumph foreseen by Southey,
156; his criticism of Donne,
217; the self-reserve necessary
in reading some of his poems,
2 17
Congreve, William, his refining
influence upon Comedy, 263
Contarini, 61
Cooper's Hill, Denham's praise
of Waller in his poem of, 79,
8o; Dryden's opinion of, 95;
date of its publication, 96,
Io:3; a decisive victory for the
classical school, IoA; its place
among topographical poems,
IoA; subsequent alterations of
the first edition, Iof-7 ;
reasons for the poem's great
and enduring reputation, Io;-
9; imitated in Pope's Windsor
Forest and Garth's Claremont,
Io8; its resemblance to May-
nard's Alcippe, 120; its in-
fluence on Herrick, 246
Corbet, Richard, Bishop of Nor-
wich, 187
Corneille, Pierre, doubtful
whether he had any influence
upon Denham's writings, Iol,
2 ; brings the Alexandrine
verse to perfection, 121
Coromation Panegyric, of John
Dryden, 228
Cowley, Abraham, 135–78 pas-
sim; his position analogous to
that of Chiabrera in Italy, 15,
19, 108; attached to Queen
Henrietta Maria during the

Exile, I 13; meets Crashaw in
poverty in Paris, 114, 11.8;
French influence upon him,
I 19, 121; his desertion from
the romantic to the classical
school, 14o; his place among
the classicists, 171, 177; his
undergraduate life at Cam-
bridge, 172; comparison be-
tween him and Victor Hugo,
173; passage from his Elegy
on Crashaw, 173–175; his
Davideis, 175, 6; Pope's sneer
at him, 177 and n. ; revival of
his influence, 177,8; Denham's
last verses written for his fune-
ral, 244
Crabbe, George, his effect on
the fame of classical poetry,

4.
Crashaw, Richard, style of his
Weeping of the Magdalen,
1.4 n. ; starving in Paris during
the Exile, I 14; character of
his verse while at Cambridge,
172 and n.; passage from
Cowley's Elegy on him, 173—
I 75
Crawley, Sir Francis, Judge,
impeached by Waller on the
ship-money question, 84
Cromwell, Oliver, related to
Edmund Waller, 49, 83; re-
leases John Cleveland from
prison at Yarmouth, 117;
Mrs Waller makes capital of
her relationship with him, but
is eventually silenced, 122,
229; Marvell's Horatian ode
on him, 2.16; Waller's Pame-
gyric to him, 129, 30, 231, 2
Crowne, John, dramatist, 262
Cruel Brother, by William Dave-
nant, I47
Cupid Crucified, by Thomas
Stanley, 206, 7

Curse of Kehama, by Robert
Southey, 158

Cyder, of John Philips, its
pompous diction, II n.

Dactylic movement unknown to
the Elizabethans, 9, Io, 187;
introduced by Waller and
Cleveland, 188, 9
Daniel, Samuel, his tragi-come-
dies Cleopatra and Philotas,
IO2 n.
Darwin, Erasmus, pomposity of
his figures of speech, 12, 17o
Daubigny, Lady, shares in the
plot of 1643 against the
Parliament, 86
Davenant, Sir William, 135–78
passim; IoS, I 13, 118, 121 ;
a pervert from the romantic
school, 14o; the legendary
Son of Shakespeare, 144, 5;
his friendship with Fulke
Greville, Lord Brooke, 145—
8; in 1637 succeeds Ben Jon-
son as poet laureate, 149; his
place among the renovators
of English verse, 152, 3 ; com-
pared with Southey, 155—9;
his life saved by Milton's inter-
position, 167
Davideis, a sacred epic by Abra-
ham Cowley, 173, 175; pas-
Sage quoted from, 176
Davies, Sir John, one of the
first to employ the four-line
heroic stanza, 165
Dekker, Thomas, dramatist, 17
Denham, Sir John, not affected
by French classicism, 21;
Waller's earliest pupil in
poetry, 63; his criticism of
Waller, 79, 8o; Dryden's
opinion of his Cooper's Hill,
95; his Sophy the first publi-
cation of the classical school,
Dramatists of the early Caroline
period prepare the way for
the prosaic reaction, 29
,, French, their influence
upon England, 262

95, 6, 99–Ioã; his youth,
96, 7; his Essay against
Gaming, 97, 8; his Destruc-
tion of Troy, 98; was he in-
fluenced by Corneille 2 IoI,
2; his Cooper's Hill, Io9–9,
121 ; Charles I.'s unsympa-
thetic advice to him, 131 ; de-
scribes the life of the cavaliers
during the Exile, 11.4 n.; 118;
his career during the Com-
monwealth, 130—3; passage
from his poem Against Love,
133, 4; his essay on the art of
translating, 98, 9, 272–4
Destruction of Troy, by Sir John
Denham, 98
D'Ewes, Sir Symeon, 87; ex-
tract from his diary describing
Waller's appearance at the bar
of the House of Commons, 89 n.
Alido and Æneas, by Sir Richard
Fanshawe, 118
Digby, Lord George, an oppo-
nent of the ‘Root and Branch’
party, 84
Digges, Sir Dudley, 269
Diodati, Dr John, visited at
Geneva by Waller, 128
Divine Love, by Waller, passage
from, 240, I
Dobson, Austin, his suggestion
of an English term for the
French enjambement, 6
Donne, John, a leader in litera-
ture, 14, 182; has a literary
acquaintance with Constantine
Huyghens, 17; popularity of
his poems at Cambridge, 25
and n. 1, 37; 67, 121, 151 n. ;
Marvell the last of his school,
216; Coleridge's criticism of
him, 217; passage from his
Valediction forbidding Mourn-
ing, 217; Francis Atterbury's
opinion of his verse, 250

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Drayton, Michael, his Barons'
Wars, 34, 5, 75; 56, 67; his
Polyolbion, Io.4

Dryden, John, class of poetry
identified with, 3; effect of the
naturalistic poets on his fame,
4; specimen of his verse
from Mac-Flecknoe, 7; Waller's
verse compared with his, 20,
58, 210, 233; at one time
reckoned inferior to Waller,
48 n.; his opinion of Waller's
verse, 54, 5, 95, 153; his
Asina and the Panther, 75;
his opinion of Denham's
Cooper's Hill, 95; his treat-
ment of the Alexandrine, I21,
234, 5; in the first rank of
seventeenth century writers,
137; employs in his Amnus
A/irabilis the four-line heroic
stanza, 165, 228; Cowley's in-
fluence upon him, 177, 227;
influence of Cleveland's satires
on his style, 192 n. 1; a friend
of Philip Ayres, 211; had no
share in the early development
of the classical movement,
226–8; at first a Marinist,
227; influence of Davenant's
Gondibert seen in his Heroic
Stanzas and Annus Mirabilis,
228; Oldham's influence upon
his satires, 234 and n. ; reason
for the present neglect of his
writings, 252; his opinion of
Elkanah Settle's verse, 252
and n. 2; character of his
songs, 258–60; his dramas,
263; a pillar of classical poetry,
265

Duchess of Malsy, by John
Webster, 24
Dunciad, by Alexander Pope,

75
Dutch poetry during the seven-
teenth century, 17, 8
Dyer, Sir Edward, a friend of
Lord Brooke and Sir Philip
Sidney, 145

Elegy in a Country Churchyard,
use of the four-line heroic
stanza by Thomas Gray in
his, 164–6

Blephant in the Moon, by Samuel
Butler, 248

Elizabethan poetry, its spirit and
characteristics, 13, 33, 35, 6,

75
Ellice, Robert, 165 n. I
Ampress of Marocco, passage
from Elkanah Settle's, 252 n. 2
Andymion, by John Keats, its
connexion with William Cham-
berlayne's Pharonnida, I99,
2OO, 2d I
Enjambenent, specimen of the
French, 6; English term of
“overflow” proposed for it, 6,

55
Antertainment at Rutland House,
by Sir William Davenant, 168
Assay against Gaming, by Sir
John Denham, 97, 99
Eusden, Lawrence, 228
Evelyn, John, travels with Waller
during the Exile, 125–8;
thinks Sir John Denham “a
better poet than architect,”
242 n.

Faery Queen, of Edmund
Spenser, 26, 247

Fairfax, Edward, 255

Faithful Shepherdess, by John
Fletcher, 38

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