DigitalDonne: the Online Variorum

First-Line Index to H8

ms. Eng. 966.7, Harvard University Library (Norton ms. 4620, Utterson ms.)

Compiled June 26, 1994, by Katie Hannah

last updated on 1-22-13

In left-to-right order, each item listed below is identified by (a) its Donne Variorum short form (noncan = noncanonical), (b) a siglum-plus-ordinal-position item tag, (c) its location in the artifact (by folio or page nos.), and (d) diplomatic transcriptions of its heading (HE) and first line. %X = element centered on the page.

Additional information: The original foliation, visible at the top left of most rectos, skips f. 56. A revised foliation rectifying this error has since been added and is reflected in the list below and in the folio citations in the textual apparatus of edited poems.

Mess         H8.1   f. 1             HE     %XA Songe L I.D.
                                     Send home my long strayd eyes to mee,
Image        H8.2   f. 1v            HE     %XOf Sleepe. I.D.
                                     Image of her whom I loue more then shee
Triple       H8.3   f. 2             HE     %Xffooles.
                                     I am two fooles I know
Appar        H8.4   f. 2v            HE     %XApparition./
                                     When by thy scorne o Murdresse I am dead
Canon        H8.5  ff. 3-3v          HE     %XCanonizatio. L I.D.
                                     ffor Gods sake hold your tongue & let me loue
Leg          H8.6   f. 4             HE     %XA Songe.
                                     When I dyed last, & deare I dye
Broken       H8.7  ff. 4v-5          HE     %XSonge. D.
                                     Hee is stark madd who euer sayes
noncan       H8.8   f. 5             HE     %XA Sonnet.
                                     Thou art not faire for all thy redd & white (12 ll.)
ElAut        H8.9  ff. 5v-6          HE     %XSpringe.
                                     Noe springe nor Sum%Mers beauty hath such grace
ElAnag       H8.10 ff. 6v-7          HE     om
                                     Weomen are like Angells & the faire bee (ll. 29-56)
NegLov       H8.11  f. 7             HE     %XThe Nothinge.
                                     I neuer stoopte soe lowe as they
LovDiet      H8.12 ff. 7v-8          HE     %XLoues Diett L I.D.
                                     To what a cumbersome vnweildines
LovDeity     H8.13 ff. 8v-9          HE     %XLoues Deity.
                                     I long to talke with some old louers ghost
Sappho       H8.14  f. 9             HE     om
                                     Mee in my glasse I call thee, but (alas!) (ll. 55-64)
Damp         H8.15  f. 9v            HE     I.D.
                                     When I am dead, & Doctors know not why;
EpEliz       H8.16 ff. 10-12         HE     %XSt Valentine
                                     Haile Bishopp Valentine whose day this is
MHPaper      H8.17 ff. 12v-13        HE     om
                                     Madd papers stay & grudge not here to burne
Storm        H8.18 ff. 13v-14v       HE     %XA Storme. per I.D:
                                     Thou wch art I; (tis nothing to be soe)
Calm         H8.19 ff. 15-15v        HE     %XA Calme. I.D.
                                     Our storme is past, & that stormes tyrannous rage
noncan       H8.20  f. 16            HE     %XIn obrium mertuum
                                     Why should not Pilgrimes to thy body come, (26 ll.) [SS. F.B.]
noncan       H8.21  f. 16v           HE     om
                                     Shall I like an Hermite dwell (32 ll.)
noncan       H8.22  f. 17            HE     om
                                     (Victorious beauty) though your eyes (25 ll.)
noncan       H8.23  f. 17v           HE     %XSr Henry Wotton.
                                     How happy is he borne or taught, (24 ll.)
noncan       H8.24  f. 18            HE     om
                                     Beware faire Maides of musky Courtiers oathes, (24 ll.)
noncan       H8.25  f. 18v           HE     %XA Wife.
                                     Such as I haue to my owne heart propounded (14 ll. )
noncan       H8.25  f. 18v           HE     %XEpigram.
                                     One calls mee freind, yet vrges mee to pay
ElFatal      H8.26 ff. 19-19v        HE     %XIoh: Donne
                                     By our first strange & fatall enterveiw
noncan       H8.27  f. 20            HE     %XI.D.
                                     Absence heare my protestation (24 ll.)
Token        H8.28  f. 20v           HE     %XI.D.
                                     Send mee some token that my hope may liue,
noncan       H8.29 ff. 21-21v        HE     %XD.
                                     Deare loue continue nice & chaste (34 ll.)
Prohib       H8.30  f. 22            HE     om
                                     Take heed of loueing mee [SS. I.D.] (ll. 1-16 only)
Prohib       H8.31  f. 22            HE     %XAnsweare.
                                     Yet loue & hate mee too! (ll. 17-24 of Prohib)
noncan       H8.32  f. 22v           HE     %XI.D.
                                     Vengeance will sitt aboue our faults but till (20 ll.)
Commun       H8.33  f. 23            HE     %XI.D.
                                     Good wee must loue & must hate ill,
Curse        H8.34 ff. 23v-24        HE     %XThe Curse. I.D.
                                     Who euer guesses, thinkes, or dreames he knowes
Antiq        H8.35  f. 24            HE     %XEPIGRAMS. per I.D.
                                     If in his study Hamon hath such care
Disinher     H8.36  f. 24            HE     om
                                     Thy father all from thee by his last will
Liar         H8.37  f. 24            HE     om
                                     Thou in the feild walkst out thy supping howers
Merc         H8.38  f. 24v           HE     %XMercurius Gallobelgicus.
                                     Like AE%Lsops fellow-slaues o Mercury
Phrine       H8.39  f. 24v           HE     om
                                     Thy flattering picture Phrine is like thee
Philo        H8.40  f. 24v           HE     om
                                     Philo with twelue yeares study hath bin greiued
Klock        H8.41  f. 24v           HE     om
                                     Rockius soe deeply hath vow'd n'ere more to come
noncan       H8.42  f. 24v           HE     om
                                     Smugg the Smith for ale & spice (2 ll.)
noncan       H8.43  f. 25            HE     %XOn the blessed / %XVirgin Mary. I.D.
                                     In that o%C Queene thy birth was free (14 ll.)
noncan       H8.44  f. 25v           HE     %XI.D. Sonnett
                                     If I freely may discouer (19 ll.)
Lit          H8.45 ff. 26-30v        HE     %XI.D. A Letanie.
                                     ffather of heauen, & him by whom
noncan       H8.46  f. 30v           HE     %XMr Hoskins to his Sonne.
                                     Sonne Beniamin while thou art yong (4 ll.)
Cross        H8.47 ff. 31-32         HE     %XOf the Crosse. I.D.
                                     Since Christ imbrac'd the Crosse himselfe, dare I
noncan       H8.48  f. 32            HE     om
                                     Doe but consider this small dust (10 ll.)
LovExch      H8.49 ff. 32v-33        HE     %XI.D. Sonnet.
                                     (Loue) any diuell els but you
ElProg       H8.50 ff. 33v-35        HE     %XI.D. Loues Progresse.
                                     Who euer loues if hee doe not propose
Fare         H8.51 ff. 35v-36        HE     %XFarewell to loue. Mr An: Saintleg
                                     Whilst yet to proue
LovUsury     H8.52  f. 36v           HE     %XI.D.
                                     ffor euery hower that thou willt spare to mee
Under        H8.53 ff. 37-37v        HE     %XID.
                                     I haue done one brauer thinge
Air          H8.54 ff. 37v-38        HE     %XAire & Angells.
                                     Twice or thrice had I lou'de thee
GoodM        H8.55  f. 38v           HE     %XI.D.
                                     I wonder by my troth wt thou & I
LovGrow      H8.56  f. 39            HE     %XA Springe. I.D.
                                     I scarce beleiu'd my loue to be soe pure
Fever        H8.57 ff. 39v-40        HE     %XA Feaver. I.D.
                                     Oh doe not dye, for I shall hate
SSweet       H8.58 ff. 40v-41        HE     om
                                     Sweetest loue I doe not goe for weariness of thee,
noncan       H8.59  f. 41            HE     %XSonnett
                                     Maddam, / That flea wch crept betweene yor breasts (14 ll.)
Prim         H8.60 ff. 41v-42        HE     %XID. The Primerose.
                                     Vpon this Primerose hill
Blos         H8.61 ff. 42-43         HE     %XID. The Blossome.
                                     Little think'st thou poore flower
Relic        H8.62 ff. 43-43v        HE     %XID. The Relique.
                                     When my graue is broke vp agayne
Fun          H8.63  f. 44            HE     %XThe Funerall. I.D.
                                     Who euer comes to shrow'd mee doe not harme
noncan       H8.64 ff.44v-45         HE     %XI.D.
                                     Beleiue your glass, & it will tell you (deare) (45 ll.)
noncan       H8.65  f. 45v           HE     %XID.
                                     ffortune neuer fayles, if shee bidd take place (26 ll.)
Anniv        H8.66 ff. 46-46v        HE     %XD.
                                     All Kings, & all their ffauourites
Para         H8.67 ff. 46v-47        HE     %XID.
                                     Noe louer sayth I loue, nor any one
Expir        H8.68  f. 47            HE     %XSonnet. / %XValedictio Amoris.
                                     Soe so leaue off this last lamenting kisse
Will         H8.69 ff. 47v-48v       HE     %XI.D. LOVES LEGACIE.
                                     Before I sigh my last gaspe let mee breath
Eclog        H8.70 ff. 49-51         HE     %XECLOGVE. I.D. / Allophanes . . . there.
                                     Allop: Vnseasonable man, statue of ice (ll. 1-104)
Eclog        H8.71 ff. 51-52v        HE     %XEPITHALAMION. / %X1. The tyme of ye marriage. 
                                     Thou art repriu'de old yeare, thou shalt not dye (ll. 105-70)
Ind          H8.72  f. 53            HE     %XSonge. I.D.
                                     I can loue both fayre & browne,
Cor1         H8.73 f. 53v            HE     %XLA CORONA. I. D.
                                     Daigne at my hand this Crowne of Prayer & Praise.
Cor2         H8.74 f. 53v            HE     %X2.
                                     Saluation to all that will is nigh;
Cor3         H8.75    54             HE     %X3. >>Quid Enim ni**<<
                                     Immensity cloystered in thy deare wombe
Cor4         H8.76 f. 54             HE     %X4. >>4. ******* *** ********<<
                                     With his kinde mother who partakes thy woe;
Cor5         H8.77 f. 54v            HE     %X5.
                                     By miracles exceeding power of man,
Cor6         H8.78 ff. 54v-55        HE     %X6.
                                     Moist with one dropp of thy bloud, my dry soule
Cor7         H8.79 f. 55             HE     %X7.
                                     Salute y%5e%6 last & euerlasting day
                                     (The folio numbers from this point forward reflect the revised foliation.)
Goodf        H8.80 ff. 55v-56        HE     %XGOOD FRIDAY. 1613. I.D.
                                     Lett Mans Soule be a Spheare & then in this
HWKiss       H8.81 ff. 56v-57v       HE     %XI.D.
                                     S%5r%6 / More then kisses letters mingle Soules,
TWHail       H8.82 ff. 58-58v        HE     %XTo M%5r%6 T.W. I.D.
                                     All haile sweete Poet more full of more strange fire
RWThird      H8.83 ff. 58v-59v       HE     %XTo M%5r%6 Rowland Woodward. I.D.
                                     Like one, who in hir third widdow-hood doth profess
HG           H8.84 ff. 59v-60v       HE     %XTo S%5r%6 Henry Goodyer.
                                     Who makes the past y%5e%6 patterne for next yeare
BedfReas     H8.85 ff. 60v-61v       HE     %XTo the Countess of Bedford. I.D.
                                     Maddam, / Reason is o%5r%6 Soules left hand, faith her right
ElBrac       H8.86 ff. 61v-63        HE     %XArmilla. I.D.
                                     Not that in colour it was like thy haire,
noncan       H8.87 ff. 63v-64v       HE     %XTo the Countess of Rutland. ff.B.
                                     Maddam soe may my verses pleasing bee (70 ll.)
noncan       H8.88 ff. 64v-65v       HE     om
                                     Haue I renounc'd my faith, or basely sold (67-67v blank)
Sat1         H8.89 ff. 67-67v        HE     %XSATYR. 1. L I.D.
                                     Away thou changling motley Humorist
Sat2         H8.90 ff. 68-69v        HE     %XSATYR. 2./.
                                     S%5r%6 though (I thake god for it) I doe hate
Sat3         H8.91 ff. 70-71v        HE     %XSATYR. 3./I.D.
                                     Kinde pitty choakes my spleene, braue scorne forbids
Sat4         H8.92 ff. 72-75v        HE     %XSATYR. 4. I.D./
                                     Well - I may now receaue & dye: my sin
Sat5         H8.93 ff. 76-77         HE     %XSATYR. 5.
                                     Thou shalt not laugh in this leafe (Muse) nor they
noncan       H8.94 ff. 77v-78        HE     %XSATYR. 6. S%5r%6 Th: Roe.
                                     Men write that loue & reason disagree, (44 ll.)
noncan       H8.95 ff. 78v-80v       HE     %XSATYR. 7. per I.D.
                                     Sleepe next society of true frendshipp (134 ll.) 
                  (ff. 81-82v blank)
ElComp       H8.96 ff. 83-83v        HE     %XELEGIES.
                                     As the sweete sweate of Roses in a Still,
ElPerf       H8.97 ff. 84-85         HE     %XELEGIE. 2%5a%6. I.D.
                                     Once & but once found in thy company
ElJeal       H8.98 ff. 85v-86        HE     %XELEGIE. 3%5a%6.
                                     ffond woman w%5ch%6 woulds't haue thy husband dye,
ElServe      H8.99 ff. 86-87         HE     %XELEGIE. 4%5a%6.
                                     Oh lett mee not serue soe as those men serue,
ElNat        H8.100 ff. 87-87v       HE     %XELEGIE 5%5a%6.
                                     Natures lay Ideott I taught thee to loue
ElChange     H8.101 ff. 88-88v       HE     %XELEGIE 8%5a%6. I.D.
                                     Although thy hand, & faith, & good workes too
ElPict       H8.102 f. 89            HE     %XELEGIE. 9%5a%6. I.D.
                                     Here take my picture though I bidd farewell
ElAnag       H8.103 ff. 89v-90       HE     %XELEGIE. 10 %5a%6. I.D.
                                     Marry & loue thy fflauia, for shee  (ll. 1-28 only)--cf. item 10
BedfShe      H8.104 ff. 90-90v       HE     %XI.D. An ELEGIE to the La: Bedford.
                                     You that are shee & yo%5u%6 that's double shee
ElExpost     H8.105 ff. 91-92        HE     %XELEGIE. I.D.
                                     To make the doubt cleare that noe woman's true
noncan       H8.106 ff. 92-92v       HE     %XAn ELEGIE to M%5rs%6 Boulstred. I.R.
                                     Shall I goe force an Elegy? abuse (38 ll.)
Mark         H8.107 ff. 93-94        HE     %XA Funerall Elegye Vpon / %Xthe death of the Lady / 
                                     Man is the world, & death the Ocean
noncan       H8.108 f.94v            HE     %XOn the Countesse of Rutland. / %XFranc: Beaumont.
                                     I may forgett to eate, to drinke, to sleepe
ElWar        H8.109 ff. 95-95v       HE     %XELEGIE. 6%5a%6. I.D.
                                     Till I haue peace with thee, warr other men,
noncan       H8.110 ff. 96-97v       HE     om
                                     Why didst thou dye so soone? Oh pardon mee (94 ll.)
noncan       H8.111 ff. 98-99v      HE     %XAn Elegye on the late Lo: / %XWillm Howard Baron E'fingham  
                                            / %Xwho dyed Decem: 10. 1615. D%5r%6 Corbet.
                                     I did not know the Lord, nor doe I striue (87 ll.)
noncan       H8.112 ff. 99v-100     HE     %XAn Elegie vpon the death / %Xof S%5r%6 Thomas Overbury / 
                                             %XKnight. D%5r%6 Corbett.
                                     Hadst thou like other S%5rs%6 & Knights of worth (32 ll.)
noncan       H8.113 ff.100v-101v     HE     %XAn Elegie on the death of S%5r%6 John / %XBurrowes slayne 
                                            in the Iland of Rez. 1627.
                                     Oh wound vs not with this sad tale! forbeare (78 ll.; mss. ends 
                                     before end of poem)

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