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  1. Rima 140 
    The long love that in my thought doth harbor
    • hidden love, hiding in the forest of the heart
    • Sir Thomas Wyatt the Elder
    • NAEL 648-649
  2. Whoso list to hunt, with Petrarch
    • chasing a woman without success
    • imitation of rima 190 (petrarch)
    • NAEL 649
    • Sir Thomas Wyatt the Elder
  3. They flee from me
    • the fickleness of women
    • lovers who left
    • NAEL 653-654
    • Sir Thomas Wyatt the Elder
  4. The soote season
    • the coming of spring
    • shedding of the old, renewal
    • NAEL 662-663
    • Henry Howad, Earl of Surrey
  5. Love, that doth reign and live within my thought
    • love can't be idealized
    • NAEL663
    • Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey
  6. #1 "Loving in truth, and fain in verse my love to show"
    • muse to write found in the heart, rather than at winning beloved
    • NAEL 1084-1085
    • Astrophil and Stella 
    • Sir Phillip Sydney
  7. #15 "You that do search for every purling spring"
    • astrophel says that if a writer needs to use alternate pats to write, they clearly don't love, because that's all one needs to write
    • NAEL 1087
    • Astrophil and Stella
    • Sir Philip Sidney
  8. #31 "With how sad steps, O Moon, thou climb'st the skies"
    • astrophil sees moon and sees in its face lovesickness
    • asks the moon about love
    • NAEL 1090
    • Astrophil and Stella
    • Sir Philip Sidney
  9. #45 "Stella oft sees the very face of woe"
    • stella is more moved by a fabled tale than by astrophil
    • NAEL 1092
    • Astophil and Stella
    • Sir Philip Sidney
  10. #71 "Who will in fairest book of Nature know"
    • praise for stella. her beauty atrracts people
    • astrophil's guilt
    • he still wants her
    • NAEL 1095
    • Astrophil and Stella
    • Sir Philip Sidney
  11. #1 "Happy ye leaes when as those lilly hands"
    • lover has control through her opinion of his poem- his anticipation
    • NAEL 985
    • Edmund Spenser
  12. #64 "comming to kisse her lyps (such grace I found)"
    • classic praise of woman- lips, cheeks, eyes etc
    • NAEL 987 
    • Edmund Spenser
  13. #67 "Lyke as a huntsman after weary chace"
    • woman really has the power b/c she'll only be captured if she allows him to capture her
    • NAEL 988
    • Edmund Spenser
  14. The Passionate Shepherd to His Love
    • trying to convince her to come and live with him- they'll have all these wonderful things
    • NAEL 1126
    • Christopher Marlowe
  15. The Nymphs Reply to the Shepherd
    • reply to the shepherd- all those things really mean nothing. if the world were perfect and such silly things enough, she would
    • NAEL 1024
    • Sir Walter Ralegh
  16. #33 "When men shall find thy flower, thy glory pass" 
    from Delia
    • love scorned
    • NAEL 1014
    • Samuel Daniel
  17. #45 "care-charmer Sleeo, son of the sable Night" 
    from Delia
    • desires sleep as oblivion, dreamless sleep where can forget
    • unreturned love but not focus
    • Samuel Daniel
  18. #69 "When all this All doth pass from age to age" 
    from Caelica
    • Time
    • NAEL 1011
    • Fulke Greville
  19. #100 "In night when colors all to black are cast"
    • living in a fallen would
    • tortured mental state
    • Fulke Greville
  20. #1 "From fairest creatures we desire increase"
    • to young men- should become fathers to continue beauty
    • NAEL 1171
    • Shakespeare
  21. #20 "A woman's face with nature's own hand painted"
    • man with grace and features of woman without the fickleness
    • NAEL 1173
    • Shakespeare
  22. #29 "When in disgrace with fortun and men's eyes"
    • in a downcast state, alone, unpopular
    • hopeful at end 
    • NAEL 1174
    • Shakespeare
  23. #30 "When to the sessions of swet silent thought"
    • Grief about loss and what has past
    • NAEL 1174 
    • Shakespeare
  24. #60 "Like as the waves make toward the pebbled shore"
    • TIME- we live in it but eventually destroys everything
    • Poetry more enduring than marble
    • unique time of an individual
    • NAEL 1176 
    • Shakespeare
  25. #65 "Since brass, nor stone, nor earth, nor boundless sea"
    • TIME- Brass, stone, sea destroyd by time
    • NAEL 1176 
    • Shakespeare
  26. #71 "No longer mourn for me when I am dead"
    • written to consol a friend were the writer to die
    • NAEL 1177
    • Shakespeare
  27. #73 "That time of year thou mayst behold"
    • ravages of time
    • NAEL 1177
    • Shakespeare
  28. #116 "Let me not to the marriage of true minds"
    • True love is permanent- and all who have truly loved will agree
    • NAEL 1182
    • Shakespeare
  29. #128 "How oft when thou, my music, music play'st"
    • piano image, her fingers keys kissing her hands as she plays
    • NAEL 1183
    • Shakespeare
  30. #129 "The expense of spirit in a waste of shame"
    • An inability to come to terms with sexual passion
    • NAEL 1183
    • Shakespeare
  31. #130 "My mistress' eyes are nothing like the sun"
    • Overturns Petrarchan conventions of love- Love for a real woman
    • NAEL 1184 
    • Shakespeare
  32. #138 "When my love swears that she is made of truth"
    • LYING- not telling the truth, also having sex
    • she's lying about cheating and he's lying about believing her
    • some things are better not to tell the truth about
    • NAEL 184
    • Shakespeare
  33. #146 "Poor soul, the centre of my sinful earth"
    • ponders death
    • NAEL 1189 
    • Shakespeare
  34. On My First Daughter
    • daughter has die
    • soul and body
    • NAEL 1541
    • Ben Jonson 
    • from Epigrams
  35. On My First Son
    • a lament for Benjamin, who was seven
    • His child his best accomplishment 
    • NAEL 1542
    • Ben Jonson
  36. Epitaph on S.P. a Child of Queen Elizabeth's Chapel
    • Uses meter to suggest life ended prematurely
    • NAEL 1545 
    • Ben Jonson
  37. On the Famous Voyage
    • Imitation of roman epic-greater heroes than those in Greek epics because they aren't fables
    • BB
    • Ben Jonson
  38. Song: To Celia "Come, my Celia, let us prove"
    from Volpone 3.7
    • Volpone argues that he can fit into whatever shape, so she should love him
    • NAEL 1494
    • Ben Jonson
  39. Song: to Celia "Drink to me only with thine eyes"
    • transcendent love- loving gaze
    • NAEL 1548
    • Ben Jonson
  40. My Picture Left in Scotland
    From Underwood
    • Cupid is deaf, not blind
    • the words he writes doesn't make her fall in love with him, so she must be deaf
    • NAEL 1551
    • Ben Jonson
  41. To the Memory of My Beloved, the Author, Mr. William Shakespeare, and What He Hath Left Us
    • Not of an age, but for all time 
    • he's alive while his work survives
    • compared to other european and ancient writers
    • NAEL 1556
    • Ben Jonson
  42. The Flea
    • bodily fluids mingled in flea
    • of seduction
    • NAEL 1373
    • John Donne
  43. The Good-Morrow
    • like the romeo and juliet waking up scene
    • NAEL 1373
    • John Donne
  44. The Sun Rising
    • he's addressing the sun
    • calls sun unruly
    • grandiose statement about unity
    • NAEL 1376
    • John Donne
  45. The Canonization
    • the process that makes saints, when they become religious figures
    • NAEL 1377
    • John Donne
  46. A Nocturnal upon St. Lucy's Day, Being the Shortest Day
    • the person who made him complete has died
    • NAEL 1382
    • John Donne
  47. A Valediction: Forbiding Mourning
    • Compasses that represent the speaker and his wife
    • NAEL 1385
    • John Donne
  48. The Ectasy
    • seduction poem
    • the two should join and then return to their bodies
    • NAEL 1386
    • John Donne
  49. #10 "Death be not proud, though some have called thee"
    Holy Sonnets
    • death is just a short sleep before heaven 
    • NAEL 1412
    • John Donne
  50. #14 "Batter my heart, three-personed God"
    Holy Sonnets
    • metaphors change y line: tinker, glass bower, lover, betrayed lover, priest, jailer- metaphors for God. ways for Donne to be worthy of salvation
    • must be raped by God
    • NAEL1413
    • John Donne
  51. #17 "Since she whom I loved hath pad her last debt"
    Holy Sonnet
    • his wife has died 
    • why seek more love when he has God's love
    • NAEL 1414
    • John Donne
  52. Good Friday, 1613. Riding Westward
    • riding east to west on good friday, remembering what day means and claling out to be cleansed from sin
    • NAEL 1415
    • John Donne
  53. A Hymn to God the Father
    • Forgiveness of sin
    • NAEL 1418
    • John Donne
  54. An Elegy upon the Death of the Dean of Paul's, Dr. John Donne
    • iambic pentameter, couplets
    • written much like donne's writing
    • NAEL 1769
    • Thomas Carew
  55. Redemption
    from The Temple
    • new testament replacing old testament through metaphor of death of a landlord
    • NAEL 1708
    • George Herbert
  56. Easter Wings
    from The Temple
    • shaped to look like wings and a cross
    • NAEL 1709
    • George Herbert
  57. Jordan (1)
    from The Temple
    • poetr celebrating truth
    • NAEL 1712 
    • George Herbert
  58. The Collar
    from The Temple
    • clerical collar, slave collar, chollar/ anger
    • evens out at the end as peace comes and he stops struggling against the collar
    • NAEL 1720 
    • George Herbert
  59. The Pulley
    • lack of spiritual rest to draw man up
    • NAEL 1721
    • Geoge Herbert
  60. The Flower
    from The Temple
    • desire to be free, cyclic(joy and sorrow)
    • NAEL 1721
    • George Herbert
  61. Love (3)
    from The Temple
    • God the host to writer
    • communion meal served by God
    • NAEL 1725
    • George Herbert
  62. The Vine
    • dream of being a vine and wraping around lover
    • NAEL 1758
    • Robert Herrick
  63. Dreams
    • dreams put us in seperae worlds
    • NAEL 1758
    • Robert Herrick
  64. To the Virgnis, to Make Much of Time
    • speaking to a group of virgins- get married before you can't 
    • Robert Herrick
  65. The Night-Piece, to Julia
    • seduction poem, asking her to come to him
    • NAEL 1766
    • Robert Herrick
  66. Upon the Double Murder of King Charles
    • on parliment's overthrow of king charles
    • NAEL 1785
    • Katherine Philips
  67. On the Death of My First and Dearest Child
    • grieving loss of her child
    • NAEL 1788
    • Katherine Philips
  68. To His Coy Mistress
    • if we had all the time in the world, I'd give ridiculous amounts of time to each part of your body, but we don't. sedution poem
    • NAEL 1796
    • Andrew Marvell
  69. The Definition of Love
    • in love but can't be together, two distant poles
    • NAEL 1798
    • Andrew Marvell
  70. The Mower Against the Gardens
    • they are tampering with nature, rather than letting it be beautiful
    • NAEL 1800 
    • Andrew Marvell
  71. The Garden
    • abuse o nature
    • NAEL 1804
    • Andrew Marvell
  72. On the New Forcers of Conscience under the Long Parliment
    • picture of daphne and apollo and pan and syrinx
    • love
    • NAEL 1940 
    • John Milton
  73. To the Lord General Cromwell, May 1652
    • freedom of press
    • NAEL 1941
    • John Milton
  74. When I Consider How My Light is Spent
    • eventual acceptance of his blindness, not a mistake
    • NAEL 1942
    • John Milton
  75. Methought I Saw My Late Espoused Saint
    • his second wife who he's never seen. sees her in dream
    • NAEL 1943
    • John Milton

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