The Penguin Book of Satirical Verse

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Edward Lucie-Smith
Penguin, 1968 - English poetry - 311 pages
An anthology of English satire from Langland in the Middle Ages to Christopher Logue in our own century.

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Contents

Acknowledgements
11
Notes on the Selection and the Text
27
From A Song Against the Friars
33
Women Women Love of Women Maketh
41
From
55
The Englishman Speaketh
61
From Certain Satires III
67
An Epigramme Called the Honest
74
Epigram on Dr Crassus
159
From Of the Characters of Women
166
Fulvia a Poem
172
From London
178
From The Stage
185
From The Cits Country Box
192
From Instructions to a Celebrated Laureat
204
A Receipt for Writing a Novel
214

The Distracted Puritane
79
From A Satire
88
From Hudibras Part 1 Canto III
97
Tyburne Cheated
104
Satyr against Reason
112
From An Essay upon
119
A Pindaricque On
130
Verses Wrote in a Ladys Ivory Table
136
From The Reformation of Manners
142
From St Pauls Church or The Protes
149
From The Art of Dress
153
From The Masque of Anarchy
222
Song
231
From The Transcenden
237
From The Season
246
Anon From The Coming K
253
Base Details
261
If So the Man You Are
267
The Unknown Citizen
273
Period Piece
279
Notes
285
Index of First Lines
309

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