At Vacant Hours

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A&C Black, 2002 M05 31 - 492 páginas
This richly annotated collection of previously unpublished verse by Thomas St Nicholas (1602-1668), an important puritan lawyer, parliamentarian and contemporary of John Milton, provides a memorable record of English life during the crucial middle decades of the seventeenth century.
 

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The Poems 162468 PAGE
xi
Thomas St Nicholas 160268
xxiv
The Birmingham Manuscript MS BUL 5iv23
xxxii
The Present Edition
xxxix
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
xlvi
Upon the Exercise of Poesy at Vacant Hours
3
Epitaph from the Memorial Stone of Samuel Son of Thomas St Nicholas by Elizabeth His Wife Died October 1624
5
Epitaph from the Memorial Stone of Elizabeth Late Wife of Thomas St Nicholas Died 9 March 1631
6
An Hymn of Praise by Occasion of the Great Victory
44
Upon the Pulling Out of a Loose Tooth February 15 1662
62
A Return to the Echo
76
Upon a Very Seasonable Harvest after a Very Wet Summer 1663
90
Micah 6 9 The Voice of the Rod 1665
104
Advice to a New Married Couple Lately Parted
122
Upon the Translation of the Body of Oliver Cromwell
135
Upon a Snake Found Lodged in an Hedge in Winter
143

Upon an Ironwork
7
Upon a Desire to Be at Home
8
Upon Hosea 14 8
10
A Piece of a Dialogue between Probus and Echo at the First Sitting Down of the Parliament 1640
11
Upon the Death of My Much Honoured Uncle Sir George Croke Knight One of the Judges of the Court of Kings Bench Who Departed this Life 1641
12
Of Meekness
13
Pontefract Castle July 1643
14
Of Drinking Healths
29
Upon Two Pictures of Peace and Plenty which I Found
42
An Hymn of Praise upon My Recovery out of a Dangerous
151
Upon the One Thing Necessary
161
My Ultimum Vale
167
Upon Relapses
177
For My Son 15
226
INDEX TO THE COMMENTARY AND INTRODUCTION
471
SHORT TITLES AND FIRST LINES
489
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