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CHAPTER VI
THE LATER ELIZABETHANS

the poem simply for its exquisite pictures, its wonderfully rich and varied imagery, and the ever-changing music of its verse; and you will share in some degree the pleasure which for over three hundred years Spenser has given to all true lovers of poetry.
The decade of the sonnet, 1590-1600. Frorn 1590 to 1600 the sonnet was the prevailing form of the lyric. Sonnets were written in sequences, as they were called, that is, in groups, each group generally telling the story of the author's love for some lady fair who was either real or imaginary. Spenser wrote beautiful, musical sonnets, but Sidney's Astrojlzel and Stella, a sequence which was not published till 1591; gives one such a feeling that it inust be sincere that to read it seems almost like stealing glances at his paper as he wrote. One of his best sonnets is :

With how sad steps, O Moon, thou climb'st the skies !
How silently, and with how wan a face !
What, may it be that even in heavenly place
That busy archer his sharp arrows tries !
Sure, if that long-with-love-acquainted eyes
Can judge of love, thou feel'st a lover's case,
I read it in thy looks ; thy languisht grace,
To me, that feel the like, thy state descries :
Then, even of fellowship, O Moon, tell me,
Is constant love deem'd there but want of wit?
Are beauties there as proud as here they be?
Do they above love to be lov'd, and yet
Those lovers scorn whom that love doth possess?
Do they call virtue there ungratefulness?

Richard Hooker, 1554-1600. During this decade an important piece of prose was written by a clergyman named Richard Hooker. He was a man of much learning, but so shy that when he was lecturing

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