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CHAPTER V
SIXTEENTH CENTURY - RENAISSANCE AND EARLY ELIZABETHANS

writings were passed from one to another in manuscript, for it would have been thought great lack of taste and delicacy to allow one's poems to be printed ; and not until ten years after Surrey's death did they come out in print. The book in which they Tottel's appeared is known as Tottel's Miscellany, a collection of short poems which was published in 1557. This book is interesting, but it is rarely pleasant reading. It has not a touch of humour. The poets wrote of the wretchedness and mutability of the world. The love-poems were especially doleful. The lover complains-" complains " is the favourite word-of his lady's absence ; he laments "how unpossible it is to find quiet" in his love. Yet even on so lugubrious a subject as " The lover complaineth the unkindness of his love," Wyatt is beautiful and graceful. He writes :
My lute, awake ! perform the last
Labour that thou and I shall waste ;
And end that I have now begun :
And when this song is sung and past,
My lute, be still, for I have done.

Masques and Interludes. While Skelton was preparing the way for satire, while Tyndale and Sir Thomas More were writing excellent prose, while Wyatt and Surrey were teaching English poets not only how to write sonnets and blank verse, but also that the form of a poem should be as carefully watched as the outline and colouring of a picture, the drama was not forgotten. Mystery and morality plays still flourished, but these were not sufficiently entertaining for Henry VIII and his merry court. Two kinds of plays came into great favour, the masques and the interludes. Masques were

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