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420. Of Arthur, 420. 422. · Of Con-
stance, 421. Exquisitely pathetic scene
of Hubert and the executioners, 422.
the present work.
Act i. scene 1., i. 566. ii. 161.
Act iii. scene 1., i. 351. ii. 420.
scene 2., ii. 421.'
scene 2., i. 384.
origin, 328, 329. Fern seed supposed to
Partiality of, for hunting, 287. Excla visible, of persons who are to die in the
His account of a splendid
masque, ii. 188.' Began to write for the
poets, 572. Enumeration of his pieces,
dramatic poet, by Mr. Godwin, 574. By
son's failure in tragedy, 577. Unrivalled
the favourite model, studied by Milton,
and Shakspeare, 593, 594. notes. The
598. Verses of Jonson on Shakspeare's
beth, account of, i. 5564560. Deemed Passages of Ben Jonson's works illus-
trated or explained.
Bartholomew Fayre, i. 173. 252.
Cynthia's Revells, Act i. sc. 2., i. 75.
Act ii. sc. 5., ji. 120.
Devil is an Ass, ii. 126.
general character, ibid. Analysis of the at Althorpe, i. 172.
speare, ii. 103.
Illustrations of Ben Jonson's works con Kings, supposed omens of the death or fall tinued.
of, i. 353, 354. Every Man in his Humour, Act i. sc. 1., King's Evil, supposed to be cured by royal i. 82, 256, 308.
touch, i. 370, 371. Every Man out of his Humour, Act v. Kirk (Mr.), notice of his “ Nature, &c. of sc. 10., i. 441.
fairies,” ii. 314. and note. Extracts from Actii. sc. 3., ii. 156.
it, relative to the fairy superstitions of Masque of Queens, i. 179.
Scotland, 315, 316. 322. 324. New Inn, i. 329.
Kirke White (Henry), poetical description Poetaster, i. 250.
of a Winter's Evening Conversation, Sad Shepherd, i. 281.
i. 322. Staple of Newes, i. 96. 508, 509.
Kiss, beautiful sonnet on one, ii. 54, 55. Sejanus, i. 366.
Knell (Thomas), a minor poet of the age of Silent Woman, ii. 126.
Shakspeare, i. 690. Tale of a Tub, i. 229.
Knights, tonrnaments of, in the 16th century, Julia, remarks on the character of, in the i. 553. Their vows how made, 554.
Two Gentlemen of Verona, ii. 368, 369. Tilting at the ring, 555. Julio Romano, Shakspeare's eulogium on, Knights of Prince Arthur's Round Table, a ii. 617.
society of archers, account of, ii. 178– Julius Cæsar, date of, ii. 491. Remarks on 180.
the character of Cæsar, 191. And of Knives, when introduced into England, ii. Brutus, 492. General conduct of this 126. drama, 492.
Knolles's History of the Turks, character of, Passages of this drama illustrated in
i. 476. the present work.
Kyd (Thomas), a dramatic writer, in the Act ii. scene 2., i. 352.
reign of Elizabeth, notice of, i. 243, Act v. scene 2., i. 230.
244. scene 3., i. 230.
Kyffin (Maurice), a minor poet of the age scene 5., ii. 492.
of Shakspeare, i. 690. Justices of the peace, venality of, in the time of Elizabeth, ii. 166.
Ladies, dress of, in the time of Queen
Their accomKelly, the magical associate of Dr. Dee, ac plishments, 153. Manually corrected
count of, ii. 512, 513. His death, 513. their servants, ibid. And character, 514, and note.
Lake Wakes, derivation of, i. 234. DeKellye (Edmund), a minor poet of the age scription of, 235, 236. Vestiges of, in of Shakspeare, i. 689.
the North of England, 237. Kempe (William), a minor poet of the age Lamb Ale, account of, i. 181. Poetical deof Shakspeare, i. 689.
cription of, by Tusser, ibid. By DrayKendal (Timothy), a minor poet of the age ton, ibid. Allusions to it by Shakspeare, of Shakspeare, i. 690, and note.
183-185. Kenelworth Castle, visit of Queen Elizabeth Lambarde's “ Archaionomia,” critical noto, i. 37.
Account of her magnificent tice of, i. 480. reception there, 38, 39. ii. 195–197. Lane (John), a poet of the Elizabethan age, Quaint description of the castle and critical notice of, i. 673. grounds, i. 40-12, notes. Observation Laneham's description of Kenelworth castle of Bishop Hurd on, ii. 200.
and grounds, i. 40–42. notes. Cited, King and Queen, origin of chusing, on 371. Description of the shews exhibited
Twelfth Night, i. 127. Still retained, 134, to Queen Elizabeth, 518, 519. ii, 195, note. Anciently chosen at sheep-shear 196. Account of his made of spending ing, 184, note.
his time, 198, 199.
Latin literature, promoted in the age
romances, 518, 519, 520. And of Dr. Elizabeth, by the labours of Ascham and Dee's library of magical and other books, others, i. 454, 455. List of Latin writers ii. 511, 512. notes. translated into English in the time of Lights, burning blue, a supposed indication Shakspeare, 483.
of the presence of spirits, i. 358. Lavaterus, remarks of, on the absurdity of Lilly (John), notice of his “ Euphues," a
terrifying children, i. 317, 318. On the romance, i. 441, 442. Encomiums on it, ministry of angels, 336, 337. On corpse 442. Estimate of its real character, 443. candles, 358. And sudden noises, as His style corrupted the English language, forerunners of death, 361.
ibid. Satirised by Shakspeare, 445, 416. Law terms, collection of, found in Shak Character of his dramatic pieces, ii. 240 speare's plays, 43, 44. notes.
-242. Lear (King), probable date of, ii. 457 – Lilye, a dextrous repairer of old books, 459. And
sources, 459. Observations i. 433. on the general conduct of the play, 460, Linche (Richard), a minor poet of the age 461. Analysis of the character of Lear, of Shakspeare, i. 691. Specimen of his 461–463. Of Edgar, 462. 464. And verses, ibid. note. of Cordelia, 465.
Lisle (William), a minor poet of the age
of Passages of this drama illustrated in the
Shakspeare, i. 691. present work.
Literature (polite), outline of, during the Act i. scene 2., i. 384.
age of Shakspeare, i. 428. Encouraged scene 5., ii. 462.
by Queen Elizabeth, 428-432. InfiuAct ii. scene 4., ii. 462.
ence of her example, 433--437. State Act iii. scene 1., ii. 464.
of philological or grammatical literature, scene 2., ii. 464.
439. Innovations in the English lanscene 4., i. 347. 566. 588. ii.
guage by Lilly, 442—445. Improve. 463, 464.
ments in the language, by the great scene 6., i. 588, 589.
writers in the reigns of Elizabeth and Act iv. scene 3., i. 592.
James, 446–448. Classical literature scene 6., i. 308.
greatly encouraged, 449. 453—455. scene 7., ii. 465, 466.
Modern languages then cultivated, 451, Leet Ale, account of, i. 176.
452. State of criticism, 456–460. Of Legge (Thomas), a dramatic writer in the history, 475. Voyages and travels, 477—
Elizabethan age, character of, ii. 251, 479. Topography and antiquities, 479— Leicester (Robert Dudley, Earl of), his 481. Biography, 481, 482. Transla
magnificent reception of Queen Eliza tions of classical authors extant in this beth, i. 37-39. ii. 195— 199.
period, 483. Natural history, 484, 485. Leighton (Sir William), a minor poet of the Miscellaneous literature: - of the wits of age of Shakspeare, i. 691.
that age, 485—499. Of the Puritans, Lever (Christopher), a minor poet of the 500 - 502. Sober writers, 503-507. age of Shakspeare, i. 691.
Origin of newspapers, 508. Writers of Lexicographers, but little rewarded, i. 27. characters, 509–511. Essayists, 511note.
514. Writers of facetiæ, 515-517. Leyden (Dr.), beautiful poetical allusions of, State of romantic literature, 518-593.
to Scottish traditions concerning fairies, Of poetry in general, 461-474. 594ii. 320, 321. 323.
Fine apostrophe to 675. Table of miscellaneous minor poets Mr. Scott, 321. note.
during the age of Shakspeare, 676—707. Lhuyd (Humphry), notice of his topogra Collections of poetry and poetical miscelphical labours, i. 479, 480.
lanies, 708—731. State of literature in Libel of Shakspeare on Sir Thomas Lucy, the Elizabethan age highly favourable to i. 405, 406.
the culture of poetic genius, 596. Library, hints for the best situation of, i. Literature (juvenile), state of, during Shak
437. Notice of Captain Cox's library of speare's youth, i. 25--28.
Lithgow (William), critical notice of his Lovelocks worn by gentlemen in the age of
Shakspeare, ii. 103.
Shakspeare, critical analysis of, 'ij. 82—
Love's Labour's Lost, date of this drama of
one of Shakspeare's earliest compositions,
Gaul," i. 545. Popularity of his romance, 290. Critical remarks on it, 291, 292.
Passages of this drama illustrated in the
scene 2., i. 27. note. 445, 446.
scene 1., i. 96. 308.
scene 2., i. 105. 130.515.556,
of Shakspeare's “ Aphorisms,” 517. i. 402. His deer stolen by Shakspeare,
Shakspeare, i. 691, 692, and note t. 404. Is libelled by Shakspeare, 404–
gentlemen, i. 85, 86. Dress of the inha culous portrait of Sir Thomas, 409.
145-162. Lunacy (latent), philosophical and medical
471. Its striking affinity to the tragedy of
on the supernatural machinery of this
perstitions concerning witchcraft, current
in Shakspeare's time, 475–486. In of Romeo and Juliet, 357, 358. Of the
ard III. 370. Of Henry IV. Parts I.
and II., 379. Of Hamlet, 391. Of
King John, 419. Of All's Well That
Ends Well, 422, 423. On the date of
Troilus and Cressida, 438. Of Henry
VIII. 442-445. Of Timon of Athens,
446, 447. Of Measure for Measure,
452. Of King Lear, 457–459. Of The
Tempest, 500—503. Of Othello, 527,
528. Of Twelfth Night, 535. Stric-
tures on his splenetic censure of Ben
Jonson, 578. note. Remarks of, on the
note. Character and expression of the
His illustrations of Shak-
Edgar and Lear considered, 462–164. Mandrake, fable concerning, i. 374.
of Shakspeare, ii. 149. Influence of Eli-
Queen Elizabeth, ii. 509, 510. Notice 154. Credulity and superstition, 154.
Different orders Manning of hawks, i. 266, 267. note.
Robin Hood's associates in the May- Mansions of country squires and gentlemen,
in Shukspeare's age, description of, i. 72
ticity of John Shakspeare's will, i. 15. Mantuanus, Eclogues of, probably one of