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.
pr 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] pr 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] pr 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] pr 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 HSMade H5.6, ff. 82 HSDue H5.7, ff. 82 HSSighs H5.8, ff. 82v HSPart H5.9, ff. 82v HSBlack H5.10, ff. 83 HSScene H5.11, ff. 83 HSLittle H5.12, ff. 83v HSRound H5.13, ff. 83v HSMin H5.14, ff. 84 HSSouls H5.15, ff. 84 HSDeath H5.16, ff. 84v HSWilt H5.17, ff. 84v Lit H5.18, ff. 85-89v Goodf H5.19, ff. 90r-v Annun H5.20, ff. 91r-v Cross H5.21, ff. 92r-v Christ H5.22, ff. 93 Tilman H5.23, ff. 93v-94 Father H5.24, ff. 94v [ff. 95-97v blank or filled w/Balam's scrawl] pr H5.25, ff. 98 HE Paradoxes / That all things kill themselues 1 / To affect, yea to effect their owne deaths, all liue= are pr H5.26, ff. 98v-99 HE That Nature is our worst / Guide. 2 / Shall shee bee Guide to all Creatures wch is pr H5.27, ff. 99r-v HE That onely Cowards dare dye 3 / Extreames are equally remou'd from ye meane, pr H5.28, ff. 99v-100 HE That the Guiftes of the bodie are / better then the guifts of ye minde, / or
offfortune. 4 / I say againe that the bodie makes the minde, pr H5.29, ff. 100v HE That Good is more common / then euill. 5 / I haue not beene soe pittifully tyred wth pr H5.30, ff. 101 HE That by Discord things encrease 6 / So I asseuer this the more boldly because pr 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 pr H5.32, ff. 101v-102r HE That old men are more fantastique / then younge.| 8 / Whoe reades this Paradoxe but thincks mee more pr H5.33, ff. 102r-v HE That woemen ought to paint / themselues. 9 / ffowleness is loathsome, can that bee soe too wch helpes it? pr 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 pr H5.35, ff. 104 HE Problems 1 / Why are Courtiers sooner Atheists then pr H5.36, ff. 104 HE 2th: 2 / Why doth Sr W: R write the Historie pr H5.37, ff. 104v HE 3th. 3 / Why doe great men choose of all dependants pr H5.38, ff. 104v HE 4th.| 4 / Why doth not gold soile the fingers? Doth pr H5.39, ff. 104v HE 5th.| 5 / Why dye none for loue nowe? because woemen pr H5.40, ff. 104v-105 HE 6th.| 6 / Why doe young lay-men soe much studie diui= pr H5.41, ff. 105 HE 7th. 7 / Why hath the common opinion afforded woemen pr H5.42, ff. 105v HE 8th. / Why are the fairest falsest? 8 / I meane not of false Alcumy Beauty, for then pr H5.43, ff. 105v-106 HE 9th. / Why haue Bastards best fortunes? 9 / Because ffortune herself is a whore. But such are pr H5.44, ff. 106 HE 10th. / Why Puritans make longest Sermons 10 / It needs not for perspicuousnes, for God knowes pr 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= pr H5.46, ff. 107 HE Why Venus starre only doth / cast a Shaddowe 12 / Is it because it is nearer the Earth? But they pr 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 pr 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 pr H5.49, ff. 108 HE Why are newe Officers least / oppressinge? 15 / Must the old Prouerbe, That old Doggs bite sore= pr H5.50, ff. 108r-v HE 13. / Why are Statesmen moste / incredulous.| 16 / Are they all wise enough to follow their Ex= pr H5.51, ff. 108v HE Why doth Ioh: Salisburiensis writing danugis / Curialiu%M, Laudle ye p%Puidence and o%Mipotency of God? 17 / Though ye Stoickes change or aduersaries who put pr H5.52, ff. 109 HE Why doe woemen delight soe much / in feathers? 18 / They thinck that ffeathers imitate winges, soe pr 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 pr H5.54, ff. 110 HE The description of a Scott att / first sight. At his first appearinge in the pr 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 Sat5 H5.57, ff. 118-119 nc H5.58, ff. 119v-121v HE Satyra tertia Sleepe, next Society and true frendship Sat4 H5.59, ff. 122-125v Sat2 H5.60, ff. 126-127v Sat3 H5.61, ff. 128-129v [ff. 130-133v blank or filled w/Balam's scrawl] 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 BoulRec H5.64, ff. 138v-139v Mark H5.65, ff. 140r-v ElAut H5.66, ff. 141r-v ElFatal H5.67, ff. 142r-v ElComp H5.68, ff. 143r-v ElBed H5.69, ff. 144r-v ElAnag H5.70, ff. 145r-v ElPerf H5.71, ff. 146-147 ElChange H5.72, ff. 147r-v ElWar H5.73, ff. 148r-v ElServe H5.74, ff. 149r-v ElNat H5.75, ff. 150 ElExpost H5.76, ff. 150v-151v EpEliz H5.77, ff. 152-153v Eclog H5.78, ff. 154-158 EpLin H5.79, ff. 158v-160 [ff. 160v-61v blank but for some scrawling] ElBrac H5.80, ff. 162-163v BedfHon H5.81, ff. 164-165 BedfCab H5.82, ff. 165 BedfRef H5.83, ff. 165v-166v BedfReas H5.84, ff. 167r-v Carey H5.85, ff. 168-169 HWNews H5.86, ff. 169v HWKiss H5.87, ff. 170-171 HG H5.88, ff. 171-172 Storm H5.89, ff. 172-173 Calm H5.90, ff. 173v-174 RWThird H5.91, ff. 174v-175 TWHail H5.92, ff. 175v EdHerb H5.93, ff. 176r-v TWHence H5.94, ff. 177 nc H5.95, ff. 177v HE Omitted True loue tinds witt; but he whose witt doth moue ElJeal H5.96, ff. 178 [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 Twick H5.99, ff. 183v ValName H5.100,ff. 184-185 ValBook H5.101,ff. 185v-186v ValMourn H5.102,ff. 186v-187 Expir H5.103,ff. 187v Ecst H5.104,ff. 188-189 Dream H5.105,ff. 189v Appar H5.106,ff. 190 Will H5.107,ff. 190v-191 Fun H5.108,ff. 191v Lect H5.109,ff. 192 LovDeity H5.110,ff. 192v LovDiet H5.111,ff. 193r-v nc H5.112,ff. 193v HE Fragment Beleeue not him, whom Loue hath lefte so wise LovGrow H5.113,ff. 194 Blos H5.114,ff. 194v-195 Prim H5.115,ff. 195v Relic H5.116,ff. 196 Damp H5.117,ff. 196v Air H5.118,ff. 197 Canon H5.119,ff. 197v-198 LovAlch H5.120,ff. 198v Flea H5.121,ff. 199 Curse H5.122,ff. 199v Fever H5.123,ff. 200 ValWeep H5.124,ff. 200v Under H5.125,ff. 201 Commun H5.126,ff. 201v LovExch H5.127,ff. 202r-v nc H5.128,ff. 202v HE A Songe. Loue bred of glaunces 'twixt amorous eyes SGo H5.129,ff. 203 Break H5.130,ff. 203v GoodM H5.131,ff. 204 SunRis H5.132,ff. 204v Triple H5.133,ff. 205 ConfL H5.134,ff. 205v SSweet H5.135,ff. 206r-v Compu H5.136,ff. 206v WomCon H5.137,ff. 207 Ind H5.138,ff. 207v LovUsury H5.139,ff. 208 Broken H5.140,ff. 208v Leg H5.141,ff. 209 Image H5.142,ff. 209v LovInf H5.143,ff. 210 Prohib H5.144,ff. 210v Anniv H5.145,ff. 211 nc H5.146,ff. 211v HE Omitted Vengeance will sitt aboue our faults, but till nc H5.147,ff. 212 HE Omitted Absence heare my protestation nc H5.148,ff. 212v-213 HE To Liuia Deare Loue continewe nice, and Chaste Mess H5.149,ff. 213v MHPaper H5.150,ff. 214r-v [ff. 215-16v blank save for Balam's scrawl] Antiq H5.151,ff. 217 SelfAc H5.152,ff. 217 Disinher H5.153,ff. 217 Phrine H5.154,ff. 217 Philo H5.155,ff. 217 Klock H5.156,ff. 217 Ralph H5.157,ff. 217 Beggar H5.158,ff. 217 nc H5.159,ff. 217 HE Omitted Two fallinge out into a ditch they fell Wall H5.160,ff. 217v Liar H5.161,ff. 217v Merc H5.162,ff. 217v Licent H5.163,ff. 217v [ff. 218-227v blank save for Balam's scrawl [ f. 228 blank [ff. 228v-267 don't contain Donne material--all stuff by Balam]