Companion volume to Lyrics, and a reissue of a book published in England in 1928, and out of print non the war destroyed the undistributed copies. This new revision contains 566 poems, the work of 215 known poets and a substantial number of anonymous writers, forgotten because of unavailability. A sound work of scholarship, textually accurate, and selected with a keen zest for the essential quality of the work. Deservedly described as the ""best and most original anthology of 17th century verse that has ever been compiled"". The notes give it added value for the student, while the poems themselves are designed to appeal to the lover of verse.