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As Mr Masefield once said, you have added a name to the “He talked of Elizabethan roll of English poets, and one books and people much that can never be overlooked. though they were alive in the certainly his long - neglected streets outside, like the time ghost ought now to be rejoiccome back.” For him the time ing in Elysium.” If Campion's had not come back : it was ghost rejoiced, Bullen characalways there; and by a natural teristically uttered a note of sympathy he lived where the warning. He presently foresaw Elizabethans themselves would that Campion, lately recovered, have (and had) been at home. “now ran the risk of uncritical It was Stratford which shel- adulation,” and he thought it tered him, in the heart of right that he, his only begetter, Shakespeare's own country; should thus moderate the enand Bullen had not far to go thusiasm of his readers. Moderif he would encounter the ation is, indeed, the mark of shades of Shakespeare and all Bullen's criticism. He was Drayton and other unforgotten too sound a scholar, he knew worthies of Warwickshire. And too well the drudgery of makwhen he visited London, in- ing a fair text, to lose himself frequently, it was natural that in a mist of vague admiration. he should take up his abode He gathers together the few in Southwark, which might facts that can be found of remind him at once of Chau- Campion's life and character, cer's pilgrims and of Shake- and then lets him speak for speare's theatre. Nor was there himself. He was a physician ; the slightest suspicion of pose he wrote a volume of Latin in this choice of abode. Bullen verse, a treatise on versificawas incapable of pose or affec- tion, in which he condemns tation, and he visited South- the practise of rhyming, which wark not as a curious tourist, he had always followed, and indulging a whim, but as a an essay on counterpoint. For true Elizabethan, who could the rest, says Bullen, he “tells not be asked to care for å in one of his epigrams that he London which had grown up was lean, and that he envied after his time.

fat men; he tells us, too, the He writes of the Elizabethans names of a few of his friends." out of the fulness of knowledge Though his fame stood high in and sympathy. Thomas Cam- his own time," his poetry was pion, one of the poets cele- quickly forgotten, being hidden brated in this admirable book, away in music-books that nohe brought back from oblivion. body opened.” Thus writes “I must congratulate you as Bullen, and he praises especially cordially as I thank you," Campion's sureness of touch wrote Swinburne to Bullen and variety. “Whatever he when he had completed his essayed,” so he brings his discovery. “In issuing this chapter to an end," he did first edition of Campion's works, well : he always found the

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true inevitable words, whether forgotten them. The rest of for a love-song or a hymn. his portraits are of ElizaHe was at once a born singer bethans whose names are ind a consummate artist." familiar to us all-Drayton

Another of Bullen's dis- and Daniel, Chapman and Dekoveries is William Bullein, ker. For Drayton, Bullen has, of whose kin he was, and of course, a kindly feeling. He vhom, as in duty bound, he was not merely an Elizabethan ; brought back to the knowledge he was also a poet, and a Warf men. Like Campion, Bullein wickshire man. He knew the vas a doctor, and, unlike Cam- country round about Stratford ion, he practised his craft, and as well as Bullen knew it, and vrote treatises about it. The he was filled with the patriotFovernment of Health is ism which became his time and mong his works, and far less place. None has celebrated bmmonplace, in title at any more eloquently than he the ate, is 'Bulleyn's Bulwarke glory of England. For him f Defence against all Sick. St Crispin's Day is as gallant ess, Soreness, and Woundes an occasion as it is for Shakehat doe daily assault Man- speare. And Bullen, with his inde.' But his masterpiece, sure judgment, picks out for st forth by Bullen with many his approval the familiar epistles 10tations, is entitled ' A Dia- which Drayton wrote to his gue both pleasaunte and pitie- friends, which recall the ease u, wherein is a goodly regi- of Horace and foreshadow the ente against the fever Pesti- elegance of Pope. How shall we nce with a consolacion and ever forget the tribute ho pays, mfort against death. Newly in his epistle to Henry Reynolds, rrected by William Bullein, to Christopher Marlowe : e autour thereof '(1564). The pok is a dialogue, or rather a

“ Marlowe, bathed in the Thespian

springs, ries of dialogues, and it opens Had in him those brave translunary

a London citizen's house. things s prose is as clear and sonor

That the first Poets had ; his raptures s as its sense of drama is All air and fire, which made his verses vid. The north - country ggar, the citizen and his For that fine madness still he did

retain fe, the doctor, speak, one

Which rightly should possess a Poet's d all, their own authentic

brain ?" nguage.

And Bullen cites st enough of it to make us Drayton fell out of fashsh that the whole work were ion. Pope dismissed him scornsily accessible in a fair reprint. fully and ungratefully, since Campion and Bullein were he had surely read his epistles,

Bullen brilliant recoveries. as a mediocre poet”; and brought them back from Horace Walpole, when Mason

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ton for five guineas, said that Learning's praise will live as
he did not think “all Drayton long as Learning is respected."
ever wrote worth five guineas.” But much as Bullen likes Daniel,
Nor, as Bullen admits, is he to it is Dekker who is nearest to
the taste of to-day. If he is his mind and heart. And this
known at all, it is by his ballad preference is easily intelligible.
of Agincourt and by his famous Dekker was a true Elizabethan,
sonnet: “Since ther's no helpe, who could turn his hand to
come let us kiss and part." anything. Prose or poetry,
"The reason may be,” says dramas or satires, were all
Bullen, “that the world grows within his compass, and he
older and life more sombre ; fought for a living with his
the gospel of Science is spread- pen as a soldier of fortune
ing, the revels of Oberon have fights with his sword. If he
long been broken up, and not were unfortunate, he could bear
the Sicily of Theocritus is his sufferings like a man, and,
more remote from us than the as Bullen says, "by no poet
London of Shakespeare." Yet and no divine has the worth
Bullen was Drayton's faithful of patience been so touchingly
follower to the end ; be at least described as in this thrice-
held his memory dear, and has noble utterance of Dekker :-
amply repaid the debt he owes
him by a delicate appreciation. 'Patienoo, my lord : why, 'tis the soul

Bullen, indeed, had a deft of all the virtues 'tis nearest kin to
hand at the lapidary style. heaven,
He know how to explain, in a It makes men look like gode. The best
few lines, the virtues of the That e'er wore earth about him was a
poets whom he chose for his

sufferer, own and criticised. Admirable A soft, meek, patient, humble, tranis his summing up of the qual

quil spirit,

The first true gentleman that ever ities which make Samuel Daniel

breathed.'» memorable. “Few men," said Bullen, "ever cultivated litera. Thus Bullen, with a well-balture with the frank whole- anced judgment, defines the hearted devotion of Samuel qualities and the limitations Daniel-literature for its own of Dekker. He is not blind sake, and not for what it may to his faults, and he would bring of advantage or reward. not have him other than he He was impressed by the dig was. With the sympathy which nity of his high calling; he comes of understanding, he knew that a perfect poem out- has composed the best por. lives the downfall of dynasties, trait of him that we know. and he longed to be numbered But in portraiture, as in critiwith those who have spoken cism, Bullen never fails us, things worthy of Apollo. His and wherever you turn in his Civil Wars and his Senecan book you will find either a tragedies may be forgotten, luminous judgment or a piece but his eloquent poems in of genuine discovery.

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AFFAIR OF SOME GRAVITY, AN, 758. • Fox, The Journal of the Hon. Henry
ARMAGEDDON HUNT, THE (THE STORY Edward,' notice of, 583 — a famous

OF THE VALE OF ACRE AND PLAIN OF prig, 585--his contempt for men of
SHARON FOXHOUNDS), 18.

letters, 586—his worship of Napoleon,
Asquith, Mr, as wrecker, 291-where 589.

he is leading the Liberal Party, 293. Franchise folly of 1917-18, the, 283
“Autumn SHOOTING,” 75.

et seq.-its immediate result: acces-

sion of Mr Ramsay MacDonald and
Baldwin, Mr, our obligation to, 132. his friends to office, 286.
Barrès, Maurice, death of, 149 et seq. French Elections, the, 882.
BEANAN, Major ARDERN, D.S.O. : A FROM THE OUTPOSTS :-
SERMON IN THE ABBEY, 869.

The JoJo Rock, 266.
BLAND, J. 0. P. :-

THE KHAN'S TREASURE, 105.
AT THE SIGN OF THE LAUGHING GODS, From Two POINTS OF VIEW : Part I.-
847.

His Friend's Wife, _Chaps. I.-IX.,
MEMORIES OF M'QUIGG, 1, 230, 295. 369. Part II.--His Friend's Cousin,
BRADLEY, SHELLAND: AN EPISODE IN Chaps. I.-VI., 468 ; Chaps. VII.-
MESPOT, 496.

XIV., 660.
BRAVIDA :-

FULANAIN: THE HARVEST OF ABU
THE ARMAGEDDON HUNT (THE STORY SABA', 342.

OF THE VALE OF ACRE AND PLAIN
of Sharon FoxHOUNDS), 18. GANDY, G. H. : "AUTUMN SHOOT-
100 PER CENT Dog, 244.

ING,75.
BYRON'S BIOGRAPHER, 574.

General Election a gamble, 130—the

part the Press played, 133.
CANDLER, EDMUND: A CASTLE IN GINGER-BEER STANDARD, THE, 53, 210,
SPAIN, 96.

323.
CAPTAINS, Two GREAT : JENGHIZ KHAN

GOLDRING, DOUGLAS : IBIZA, 797.
AND SUBUTAI, 644.

GORDON, JAN :-
CASTLE IN SPAIN, A, 96.

MR Brown's GUITAR, 626.
Churehill, Mr, rats a second time, 879. "Tuk-Tuk," 114.
COMPTON, A. C. : THE MILLIONS OF

GRAHAM, HELEN : THE HIGHBROWS,
MONSIEUR LE COLONEL, 255.

533.
CROCODILES, 542.

GWYNN, STEPHEN :-

A DUFFER'S LOCK WITH SPINNING
Democracy, 432—a fragile and transi.

TackLE, 489.
tory system, 435.

IN WESTERN FRANCE, 308.
Dog, 100 PER CENT: I. A Dog's Life, MONTREUIL-SUR-MER, 841.

244 ; II. Joy of Battle, 246 ; III.
Airs and Graces, 250; IV. Honoured
Ease, 254.

HANXAY, DAVID : THE TAKING OF
DUFFER's LUCK WITH SPINNING TACKLE,

ORMUZ, 554.
A, 489.

HARVEST OF ABU SABA', THE, 342.

HIGHBROWS, THE, 533.
East, YOUTH AND THE, I.-V., 445--
VI.-XII., 595—XII.-XVII., 772.

IBIZA, 797.
Elizabethans,' the late Mr A. H.

IN THE

• SÁL," 830.
Bullen's, notice of, 885.
EPISODE IN MESPOT, AN, 496.

JAMIESON, ISOBEL: THE GINGER-BEER

STANDARD, 53, 210, 323.
FINDER, A: THE KHAN'S TREASURE, “ JORROCKS," THE AUTHOR OF, 857.
105.

Jujo Rock, Tue, 266.

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Khan's TREASURE, THE, 105.

POWELL, T. A.: MIDSHIPMEN RAM.
KORAVITCH,
THE ADVENTURES

PANT, 687.
CAPTAIN IVAN (LATE

OF THE
IMPERIAL RUSSIAN ARMY): I. How RENAN, THE LETTERS OF ERNEST AND
the Captain acted as a Judge, 812– HENRIETTE (1846-1850), 186.
II. How the Captain robbed the ROADS OF THE NORTH-WEST FRONTIER,
Bank at Jaronok, 820.

THE, 743.
La Belle DAME SANS MERCI, 721. “SĀL," IN THE, 830.
Labour and Liberalism a natural Coa- SCHOONER AND THE SOVIET, THE, 143.
lition, 131.

Scott - MONCRIEFF, Major-General Sir
"LAKE CHAD”: THE JUJU ROCK, 266. GEORGE K., K.C.B., K.C.M.G.,
LAST OUNCE, THE, 91.

C.I.E. :-
LAUGHING GODS, AT THE SIGN OF THE, AN “OLD TERM” AT WOOLWICH,
847.

356.
LETTERS OF ERNEST AND HENRIETTE THE ROADS OF THE NORTH-WEST
RENAN, THE (1846-1850), 186.

FRONTIER, 743.
Liberal Party dead or dying, 877—their Scrap Book,' notice of Professor
pact with Labour, 878.

Saintsbury's second, 135 et seq.
LOG OF THE “COTTY SARK,” THE, 693. SERMON IN THE ABBEY, A, 869.
*Lost Dominion, The,' 736-Al. Car- SHELLEY, 510.

thill's indictment of our Eastern SIMPSON, T. B.: AN AFFAIR OF SOME
policy, 737 et seq.

GRAVITY, 758.

Sincerity in politics, Mr Baldwin on the
M., A. : LA BELLE DAME SANS MERCI, need of, 437—the duty of the Con.
721.

servative, 439.
MacDonald, Mr Ramsay, Prime Minis- Singapore Base, Government attitude

ter, only a caretaker, 287—his policy, towards the, 731--the sane and in.
441-his two faces, 443.

sane method of policy, 733—the fate
MEMORIES OF M'QUIGG :-

of Holland, 735.
A COUP THAT FAILED, 1.

Socialist commonwealth, Mr and Mrs
AT THE SHRINE OF THE AZURE Webb's sketch of a, 289 et seq.
CLOUD, 230.

Socialist Government, unreality of, 591
OF GOLF AND OTHER GRAVE MATTERS, -a positive remedy for unemploy.
295.

ment, 593.
MIDSHIPMEN RAMPANT, 687.

Socialists debauching the working
Millions OF MONSIEUR LE COLONEL, classes, 729 — high wages and short
THE, 255.

hours, 730.
MONTREUIL-SUR-MER, 841.

SOVIET, THE SCHOONER AND THE, 143.
Mr BROWN'S GUITAR, 626.

ST CHRISTOPHER, SIR THOMAS WARNER
MURE, B. G. : Two ON THE THAMES,
408.

STRAHAN, J. A. : BYRON'S BIOGRAPHER,
MUSINGS WITHOUT METHOD : January, 574.

130 — February, 283 — March, 432—
April, 583—May, 729June, 877. TAKING OF ORMUZ, THE, 554.

Tariff Reform not a lost cause, 133.
Nobel Peace Prize, the notorious E. D. Two GREAT CAPTAINS : JENGHIZ KHAN
Morel recommended for the, 436. AND SUBUTAI, 644.

Two ON THE THAMES, 408.
OLD TERM "

AT WOOLWICH, AN, 356. “TUK-Tuk," 114.
O'NEILL, MOIRA :-
PIERRE Loti's DIARY, 415.

WARNER, SIR THOMAS, AND ST CHRIS-
SHELLEY, 510.

TOPHER, 36.
THE AUTHOR OF “JORROCKS," 857. WESTERN FRANCE, IN, 308.
THE LETTERS OF ERNEST AND HENRI- WHITECHURCH, VICTOR L,: The AD-
ETTE RENAN (1846-1850), 186.

VENTURES OF CAPTAIN IVAN KORA-
THE LOG OF
“CUTTY SARK,"

VITCH (LATE OF THE IMPERIAL Rog.
693.

SIAN ARMY), 812.

WILLIAMSON, JAMES A. : SIR THOMAS
PERISCOPE : The Last Ounce, 91.

WARNER AND ST CHRISTOPHER, 36.
PIERRE Loti's Diary, 415.
Pitman, Captain C. R. S.; CROCO YOUTH AND THE EAST, I..V., 4454
DILES, 542.

VI.-XII., 595—XIII.-XVII., 772.

AND, 36.

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