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Proserpine, her garden, Spenser falsifies mythology con
cerning it, 111. Proverbs, copied from Chaucer, 234. Pyned, 238.
Questyn beast, mentioned in Morte Arthur, a Romance,
the origin of Spenser's blatant beast, 33.
Radegonde, and her city, copied from Ariosto, 305. Rhyme, the advantages found by Spenser in the frequent
repetition of it, 162. He seldom makes the same
word rhyme to itself, 169. Romances, the Faerie Queene, formed upon them, 25.
Fashionable in Queen Elizabeth's age, 27. Caxton's recommendation of them, 60. Much studied and admired by Milton, 65, 257. New hypothesis,
concerning the origin of their fictions, 89, 280. Romeo and Juliet, much esteemed when first acted, 84. Rowland, W. his satires, 84.
Sangreal, 49, 64.
Apollonius to that in Val. Flaccus, 146. Prefers a
Std, for said, 166.
by Spenser, 27, 71. Shepherd's Kalendar, title of a book printed by Wynkin
a Worde, 174. Thence adopted by Spenser, 174. Shakespeare, explained and illustrated, 58, 73, 83, 172,
178, 185, 231, 233, 266. Shield, a miraculous one, copied from Ariosto, 274. Squier's Tale, Spenser's use of it, 209. Not unfinished,
209. Milton's allusion to it explained, 211. A complete copy of it probably seen by Lydgate, 213.
Completed by John Lane, 213. Squire, of Dames, Tale of, copied from Ariosto, 285, Silius Italicus, copies from Onomacritus, 151. Skinner, his censure of Chaucer's language, 181. Sort, 97. Spear, a miraculous one, copied from Ariosto, 282. Speght, editor of Chaucer, vindicated, 267. Stanzas Spenser's, why chosen by him, 157. Disagree
able to the nature of the English tongue, 157.
some advantages, 160.
Talus, drawn from Talus, or Talos, an ancient guardian
of Crete, 134. Tanaquil, Qucen Elizabeth, 81,
Tantalus, Spenser misrepresents his Mythology, 111.
Spenser chose rather to imitate Ariosto than him,
5. Spenser copies a comparison from him, 126. Tautology, instances of it in Spenser, 327. Tilts and Tournaments, 41, 42, 62. When and where
first held in England by royal permission, 41.
Torneamentum, different from mensa rotunda, 62. Time, sentiments concerning it, copied from Chaucer,
216. Tityrus, Chaucer so called by Milton, from Spenser,
172. Thopas, Sir, a poem of Chaucer, sung to the harp in
Queen Elizabeth's age, 73. Supposed to be bur
190. Chaucer's ridicule of such a description, in
Statius, and others, in his description, 191.
Romance called Morte Arthur, 28.
Caxton's history so called, 305.
Valerius Flaccus, finely describes the distress of Hercir
les, on losing Hylas, 129.
Venus, of both sexes, 133.
Unity, of action, wanted in the Faerie Queene, 6.
Whole, necessary to the heroic poem, 12.
chioness of, her death celebrated by Milton and
C. Storer, Printer, Pater-noster Row Loron.