Sequential Index to H5

MS Eng 966.4, Harvard University Library (Norton ms. 4506, The Dobell ms.)

Compiled January 19, 1993, by Ted Sherman

In left-to-right order, each item listed below is identified by (a) its Donne Variorum short form (nc = noncanonical; pr = prose), (b) a siglum-plus-ordinal-position item tag, and (c) its location in the artifact (by folio or page nos.).  Noncanonical items are further identified by (d) diplomatic transcriptions of their headings (HE) and first lines.

This index was last corrected 4/2/02.

[prose] H5.1

ff. 2-8v

HE    Psalme 38 Lord all my desire is /before thee and my groninge is /not |s|ped from thee
The whole psalme hath two parts
[ff. 9-55v either blank or covered with Balam’s scrawl
[prose] H5.2 ff. 56-64v HE   Eccles. 12.2. /Remember nowe thy Creator in the dayes /of thy youth.
We may consider two great vertues
[ff. 65-67v filled with Balam’s scrawl
[prose] H5.3 ff. 68  HE   To the right hono:ble the /Countesse of Montgomery.
Maddam, / Of my ability to doe your Lapp:
[f. 68v Balam’s scrawl]  
[prose] H5.4 ff. 69-78v  HE  Matth: 21.44 /Whosoeuer shall fall on this stone, he shalbe /broken; but on whomesoeuer it fhall fall,  t’will /dash him in pieces.
Almighty God made vs for his glory; and his glory      
[ff. 79r-v blank
Corona H5.5 ff. 80-81v  HE   The Crowne. /1
Daigne at my handes this Crowne of prayse and prayer
HSMade H5.6 ff. 82   HE  Devine Meditations. /1
Thou hast made me, and shall thy worke decay?
HSDue H5.7 ff. 82 HE   2
As due by many titles I resigne
HSSighs H5.8 ff. 82v HE   3
O might those sighes and teares returne againe
HSPart H5.9 ff. 82v

HE   4
ffather, part of his double Interest

HSBlack H5.10 ff. 83   HE   5
O my blacke Soule, nowe thou art sum[m]oned
HSScene H5.11 ff. 83   HE   6
This is my Playes last scene, here heavn’s appoint
HSLittle H5.12 ff. 83v HE   7
I am a litle World, made cunningly
HSRound H5.13 ff. 83v      HE   8
At the round Earths Imagind’ corners blowe
HSMin H5.14 ff. 84  HE   9
yf poysonous Mineralls, or yf the Tree
HSSouls H5.15 ff. 84 HE   10
yf faithfull Soules be alike glorify’d
HSDeath H5.16 ff. 84v  HE   11
Death be not proud, though some haue called thee
HSWilt H5.17 ff. 84v   HE   12
Wilt thou loue God, as he thee? then digest
Lit H5.18 ff. 85-89v HE   A Letany. /Father.
ffather of Heaven, and him, by whome
Goodf H5.19 ff. 90r-v HE   A Meditation Vpon Good ffriday./ 1613.
Let mans soule be a Spheare, and then in this
Annun H5.20 ff. 91r-v  HE   Vpon the Annunciation and Passion falling /Vpon one day. 1608.|
Tamely fraile flesh abstaine to day; to day
Cross H5.21 ff. 92r-v   HE   Of the Crosse.
Since Christ embra’ct the Crosse it selfe, dare I
Christ  H5.22 ff. 93  HE   At his departure with my L: of Doncaster. /.i6i9.
In what torne ship soeuer I embarke,
Tilman  H5.23 ff. 93v-94 HE   To Mr Tilman after he had /taken orders[.]
Thou, whose diviner soule hath causd’ thee nowe
Father H5.24 ff. 94v  HE   To Christ.
Wilt thou forgiue that sinne where I begune
[ff. 95-97v blank or filled w/Balam’s scrawl
[prose] H5.25 ff. 98 HE   Paradoxes / That all things kill themselues   
1 /To affect, yea to effect their owne deaths, all liue=are  
[prose] H5.26 ff. 98v-99 HE   That Nature is our worst / Guide.
2 /Shall shee bee Guide to all Creatures wch is 
[prose] H5.27 ff. 99r-v   HE   That onely Cowards dare dye
3 /Extreames are equally remou’d from ye meane, 
[prose] H5.28 ff. 99v-100 HE   That the Guiftes of the bodie are / better then the guifts of ye minde, /or of ffortune. 
4 /I say againe that the bodie makes the minde,
[prose] H5.29 ff. 100v  HE   That Good is more common / then euill.
5 /I haue not beene soe pittifully tyred wth  
[prose] H5.30 ff. 101 HE   That by Discord things encrease
6 /So I asseuer this the more boldly because 
[prose] H5.31 ff. 101v HE   That is->it is possible to finde /some vertue in some woemen.  
7 /I am not of that sear’d impudency yt I dare  
[prose] H5.32 ff. 101v-102r HE   That old men are more fantastique / then younge.|
8 /Whoe reades this Paradoxe but thincks mee more 
[prose] H5.33 ff. 102r-v   HE   That woemen ought to paint / themselues.
9 /ffowleness is loathsome, can that bee soe too wch helpes it?   
[prose] H5.34 ff. 103r-v HE  That a wise man is knowne by / much laughinge
10 /Ride si sapis O puella ride. If thou beest
[prose] H5.35 ff. 104   HE   Problems  
1 /Why are Courtiers sooner Atheists then  
[prose] H5.36 ff. 104  HE   2th:
2 /Why doth Sr W: R write the Historie  
[prose] H5.37 ff. 104v  HE   3th.
3 /Why doe great men choose of all dependants  
[prose] H5.38 ff. 104v HE   4th.|
4 /Why doth not gold soile the fingers? Doth 
[prose] H5.39 ff. 104v HE   5th.|  
5 /Why dye none for loue nowe? because woemen  
[prose] H5.40 ff. 104v-105 HE   6th.|
6 /Why doe young lay-men soe much studie diui=  
[prose] H5.41 ff. 105  HE 7th.
7 /Why hath the common opinion afforded woemen 
[prose] H5.42 ff. 105v  HE   8th. /Why are the fairest falsest? 
8 /I meane not of false Alcumy Beauty, for then  
[prose] H5.43 ff. 105v-106 HE   9th. /Why haue Bastards best fortunes?
9 /Because ffortune herself is a whore. But such are  
[prose] H5.44 ff. 106 HE   10th. /Why Puritans make longest Sermons 
10 /It needs not for perspicuousnes, for God knowes  
[prose] H5.45 ff. 106v   HE   11.:th /Why doth the Poxe soe much affect /to vndermine the nose?   
Paracelsus perchance sayes true, that euery Dis=  
[prose] H5.46 ff. 107 HE   Why Venus starre only doth /cast a Shaddowe
12 /Is it because it is nearer the Earth? But they 
[prose] H5.47 ff. 107v  HE  Why is Venus Starr Multi-nominous /called both Hesperus, and Vesper?
13 /The Moone hath as many names, but not as shee is    
[prose] H5.48 ff. 107v   HE   Why is there more varietie of Greene /then of other Collours?
14 /It is because it is the figure of youth wherin 
[prose] H5.49 ff. 108  HE   Why are newe Officers least /oppressinge?   
15 /Must the old Prouerbe, That old Doggs bite sore=  
[prose] H5.50 ff. 108r-v   HE   13. /Why are Statesmen moste /incredulous.| 
16 /Are they all wise enough to follow their Ex= 
[prose] H5.51 ff. 108v  HE   Why doth Ioh: Salisburiensis writing danugis /Curialiū, Laudle ye p[ro]uidence and ōipotency of God?
17 /Though ye Stoickes change or aduersaries who put
[prose] H5.52 ff. 109  HE   Why doe woemen delight soe much /in feathers? 
18 /They thinck that ffeathers imitate winges, soe  
[prose] H5.53 ff. 109v  HE   Why did the Deuill reserue Iesuits for these /latter-times?
19 /Did he knowe that our age would deny the Deuills  
[prose] H5.54 ff. 110  HE   The description of a Scott att /first sight.  
At his first appearinge in the 
[prose] H5.55 ff. 110-111  HE   A Dunce. 
Is a Soule drownd in a lumpe of flesh, or a peice of earth that
[ff. 111v-115v blank or filled w/Balam’s scrawl
Sat1  H5.56 ff. 116-117v     HE   Satyra Prima.
Away, thou changlinge motley humorist,
Sat5   H5.57 ff. 118-119  HE   Satyra secunda.
Thou shalt not laugh in this leafe (Muse) nor they
[nc] H5.58 ff. 119v-121 HE   Satyra tertia 
Sleepe, next Society and true frendship  
Sat4  H5.59 ff. 122-125v     HE   Satyra quarta.
Well I may nowe receiue and dy, my sinne
Sat2   H5.60 ff. 126-127v  HE   Satyra Quinta.
Sir, though (I thanke God for it) I doe hate                                                                          ,
Sat3 H5.61 ff. 128-129v  HE   Satyra Sexta.
Kind pitty chokes my spleane, braue scorne forbids
[ff. 130-133v blank or filled w/Balam’s scrawl
prose  (Har ltr) H5.62 ff. 134   HE   To the Countesse of Bedford.
Maddam, I haue learnt by those lawes, wherein I am a litle conuer
Har   H5.63 ff. 134-138 HE   Obsequies on the L: Harrington /bro: to ye La: Lucy Countese of Bedford.
ffayre soule wch wast, not only, as all soules be
BoulRec H5.64 ff. 138v-139v HE   Elegyes /On Mrs Bulstrod.
Death I recant, and say, vnsayd by me
Mark  H5.65 ff. 140r-v    HE   Elegyes /A funerall Elegy on the Death of ye / Lady Markham.
Man is the World, and Death the Ocean,
ElAut H5.66 ff. 141r-v  HE   Elegy Autumnall.
Noe Springe or Summer beauty hath such grace,
ElFatal H5.67 ff. 142r-v  HE   Elegy on his Mrs desire to be disguised, /and to goe like a Page with him.|
By our first strange and fatall enter-viewe,
ElComp H5.68 ff. 143r-v     HE   Elegy.
As the sweete sweate of Roses in a still,
ElBed H5.69 ff. 144r-v   HE   Elegy.
Come Madam, come, all rest my powers defy,
ElAnag H5.70 ff. 145r-v HE   Elegy.
Marry, and loue thy fflavia, for she
ElPerf H5.71 ff. 146-147   HE   Elegy.
Once, and but once found in thy company,
ElChange H5.72 ff. 147r-v    HE   Elegy.
Although thy hand and fayth and good workes too
ElWar  H5.73 ff. 148r-v      HE   Elegy.
Till I haue peace with thee, warre with other men,
ElServe H5.74 ff. 149r-v  HE   Elegy.
Oh let me not serue soe, as those men serue,
ElNat  H5.75 ff. 150 HE   Elegy.
Natures lay-Idiott, I taught thee to loue,
ElExpost H5.76 ff. 150v-151v HE   Elegy.
To make the doubt cleere that no woman’s true,
EpEliz H5.77 ff. 152-153v   HE   Vpon the marriage of the Prince /Palatine and the Lady Elizabeth on /St Valentines day.
Hayle Byshop Valentine, whose day this is,
Eclog H5.78 ff. 154-158       HE   Eclogue. /Allophanes findinge Idios in the Countrey this Christmas, /rep[re]hends his absence frō Court at ye marriage of ye Earle /of Som[m]ersett. Idios giues an account of his purpose herein, /and his actions here. /Allophanes.
Vnseasonable man, statue of Ice!
EpLin    H5.79 ff. 158v-160       HE   Epithalamiū /on a Citizen.
The sunne beames in the East are spred,
[ff. 160v-61v blank but for some scrawling]
ElBrac H5.80 ff. 162-163v  HE   Armilla /To a Lady whose chaine was lost.
Not that in colour it was like thy haire
BedfHon  H5.81 ff. 164-165 HE   To the Countesse of Bedford.
Honour is soe sublime perfection,
BedfCab H5.82 ff. 165    HE   To the Countesse of Bedford.
Maddam, /That I might make your Cabinet my Tombe
BedfRef H5.83 ff. 165v-166v  HE   To the Countesse of Bedford.
Maddam, /you haue refin’d me; and to worthy’st thinges
BedfReas H5.84 ff. 167r-v   HE   To the Countesse of Bedford.
Maddam, /Reason is our soules left hand, Fayth, her right.
Carey  H5.85 ff. 168-169     HE   To the Lady Carey.
Maddam, /Heere where by all, all Saints invoked are
HWNews   H5.86 ff. 169v     HE   To Sr Henry Wotton.
Heere is noe more newes, then Vertue: I may as well
HWKiss H5.87 ff. 170-171  HE   To Sr Henry Wotton.
Sr, more then kisses, letters mingle Soules,
HG H5.88 ff. 171-172  HE   To Sr Henry Goodyeare.
Who makes the past a patterne for next yeare,
Storm  H5.89 ff. 172-173  HE   The storme. /To Mr Brooke from the Iland voyage /with the Earle of Essex.
Thou wch art I, ’tis nothinge to be soe,
Calm H5.90 ff. 173v-174 HE   The Calme.
Our storme is past, and that stormes tyrannous rage
RWThird H5.91 ff. 174v-175   HE   To Rowland Woodward.
Like one, who in her third widdow-hood, doth professe
TWHail  H5.92 ff. 175v  HE   A lre. incog:-
All haile, sweete Poet, more full of more stronge fire
EdHerb  H5.93 ff. 176r-v       HE   To Sr Edward Herbert
Man is a Lumpe, where all beasts kneaded be,
TWHence H5.94, ff. 177    HE   A lre incog:-
At once from hence my lines and I depart,
[nc] H5.95 ff. 177v  HE   [om]
True loue tinds witt; but he whose witt doth moue 
ElJeal H5.96 ff. 178    HE   Elegy.
ffond woman, wch wouldst haue thy husband dy,
[ff. 178v-181v blank or filled w/Balam’s scrawl
Citizen H5.97 ff. 182-183 HE   A tale 
I singe no harme, good sooth to any wight  
Witch  H5.98 ff. 183    HE   Picture
I fixe mine eye on thine, and there
Twick H5.99 ff. 183v      HE   Twicknam Garden.
Blasted with sighes and surrounded with teares,
ValName H5.100 ff. 184-185 HE   A Valediction of his name /in the windowe
My name engrau’ed herein
ValBook H5.101 ff. 185v-186v  HE   A Valediction of the /booke.
I’le tell thee nowe (deare Loue) what thou shalt doe
ValMourn H5.102 ff. 186v-187 HE   Vpon the parting frō /his Mistresse.
As vertuous men passe mildly away,
Expir  H5.103 ff. 187v       HE   Valedictio.
Soe, soe leaue of this lust lamentinge kisse,
Ecst  H5.104 ff. 188-189  HE   The Extasy
Where, like a pillowe on a bed
Dream  H5.105 ff. 189v   HE   Dreame
Deare Loue, for nothinge, lesse then thee
Appar  H5.106 ff. 190  HE   An Apparition.-
When by thy scorne, o Murdresse, I am dead
Will  H5.107 ff. 190v-191 HE   >>The will<<[LM] Testamentum.
Before I sigh my last gaspe, let me breath
Fun H5.108 ff. 191v        HE   The ffunerall.
Who euer comes to shrowd me doe noe harme
Lect  H5.109 ff. 192 HE   Shaddowe.
Stand still and I will reade to thee
LovDeity H5.110 ff. 192v    HE   Loues Deity.
I longe to talke with some old Louers ghost
LovDiet H5.111 ff. 193r-v   HE   Amoris Dieta:
To what a cumbersome vnwildines
[nc] H5.112 ff. 193v   HE   Fragment  
Beleeue not him, whom Loue hath lefte so wise  
LovGrow H5.113 ff. 194     HE   Springe. Loves Growth.|
I scarce beleiue my loue to be soe pure
Blos  H5.114 ff. 194v-195 HE   The Blossome
Litle think’st thou, poore Flower
Prim  H5.115 ff. 195v  HE   The Primerose.
Vpon this Primerose hill,
Relic H5.116 ff. 196 HE   The Relique.
When my graue is broke vp againe
Damp H5.117 ff. 196v HE   The Dampe
When I am dead, and Doctors knowe not why
Air  H5.118 ff. 197  HE   Ayre and Angells.
Twice or thrice had I lou’d thee
Canon  H5.119 ff. 197v-198  HE  Canonizatio.
ffor gods sake hold yor tongue, and let me loue,
LovAlch H5.120 ff. 198v  HE   Mummy. >>Loves Alchymy<<
Some that haue deeper dig’d loues Mynes then I
Flea H5.121 ff. 199    HE   The flea.
Marke but this flea; and marke in this
Curse H5.122 ff. 199v HE   The curse.
Whoeuer guesses, thinkes, or dreames he knowes
Fever  H5.123 ff. 200  HE   A feuer.
oh, doe not dy, for I shall hate
ValWeep H5.124 ff. 200v  HE   A valediction of teares.
Let me powre foorth
Under   H5.125 ff. 201  HE   >>The Undertaking<<
I haue done one braver thinge
Commun  H5.126 ff. 201v   HE   >>Com[m]unity<<
Good we must loue, and must hate ill,
LovExch H5.127 ff. 202r-v  HE   >>Loves Exchange<<
Loue, any Deuill els, but you
[nc] H5.128 ff. 202v   HE   A Songe. 
Loue bred of glaunces ‘twixt amorous eyes 
SGo H5.129 ff. 203  HE   A songe.
Goe and catch a fallinge starre,
Break  H5.130  ff. 203v   HE   Sonnett.
T’is true, ’tis day, what though it be?
GoodM  H5.131 ff. 204  HE   The Good Morrow
I wonder, by my troth, what thou and I
SunRis  H5.132 ff. 204v   HE   Ad solem. A songe..
Busy old foole, vnruly sonne
Triple   H5.133 ff. 205 HE   >>The Triple Fool<<
I am two fooles I knowe,
ConfL H5.134 ff. 205v HE   A songe. >>Confined Love.<<
Some man vn-worthy to be possessour
SSweet  H5.135 ff. 206r-v  HE   Songe.
Sweetest Loue, I doe not goe
Compu  H5.136 ff. 206v HE   >>The Computation<<
for my first twenty yeares since yesterday
WomCon H5.137 ff. 207   HE   >>Womans Constancy<<
Nowe thou hast loud’ me one whole day-,
Ind H5.138 ff. 207v   HE   Songe. />>The Indifferent<<
I can loue both faire and browne,
LovUsury H5.139 ff. 208  HE   >>Loues Usury<<
for euery houre that thou wilt spare me nowe,
Broken H5.140 ff. 208v  HE  Songe >>Th*e Broaken Heart<<
He is stark mad, whoeuer sayes
Leg  H5.141 ff. 209    HE   Songe.- >>The Legacy<<
When I dy’de last, (and, deere, I dy
Image H5.142 ff. 209v  HE   >>The Dream<<
Image of her, whome I loue, more then shee,
LovInf  H5.143 ff. 210  HE   Loves Infininitness
yf yett I haue not al* your loue,-
Prohib  H5.144 ff. 210v  HE   >>The Prohibition<<
Take heede of lovinge me-,
Anniv   H5.145 ff. 211   HE   >>The Anniversary<<
All kings, and all their favorits-,
[nc] H5.146 ff. 211v    HE   [om]
Vengeance will sitt aboue our faults, but till  
[nc] H5.147 ff. 212    HE   [om]
Absence heare my protestation  
[nc] H5.148 ff. 212v-213   HE   To Liuia  
Deare Loue continewe nice, and Chaste  
Mess   H5.149 ff. 213v  HE   Songe.-
Send home my longe stray’d eyes to me,
MHPaper  H5.150 ff. 214r-v  HE   [om]
Madde paper, stay, and grudge not here to burne
[ff. 215-16v blank save for Balam’s scrawl
Antiq  H5.151 ff. 217   HE   [om]
yf in his study Ham[m]on hath such care
SelfAc  H5.152 ff. 217  HE   [om]
your Mistresse, that you followe whores, oft taxes you
Disinher H5.153 ff. 217  HE   [om]
Thy ffather all from thee, by his last will
Phrine H5.154 ff. 217   HE   [om]
Thy flatteringe picture, Phryne, is like thee
Philo   H5.155 ff. 217 HE   [om]
Philo with twelue yeares study hath byn greiud’
Klock  H5.156 ff. 217 HE   [om]
Klockius soe deepely hath vow’d ne’re to come
Ralph  H5.157 ff. 217  HE   [om]
Compassion in the world againe is bred,
Beggar  H5.158 ff. 217   HE   [om]
I cannot goe, nor sitt, nor stand, the beggar cryes;
[nc] H5.159 ff. 217 HE   [om]
Two fallinge out into a ditch they fell  
Wall  H5.160 ff. 217v   HE   [om]
Under an vndermin’d and shott-bruisd’ wall
Liar   H5.161 ff. 217v    HE   [om]
Thou in the feilds walk’st out thy supping houres,
Merc  H5.162 ff. 217v   HE   Mercurius Gallo-belg:
Like Æsops fellowe-slaues, O Mercury
Licent  H5.163 ff. 217v  HE   [om]
Thy sinnes and haires may noe man equall call;
 

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