Yale, Osborn MS b 52, vol. I (Yo52-1)

Personal miscellany of Sir John Pye, Bart, in two volumes. Discussed in Love, English Clandestine Satire, pp. 273–82. Bookplate of Charles W. G. Howard, the gift of the Rt Hon Sir David Dundas Knt of Ochtertyre M.D.CCC.LXXVII

[tipped in]: Nicolai Heinsij ex dono optimi parentis Danielis Heinsij / MDCCXXXIV. IANVUR [ie. a gift from the elder to the younger Heinsius 1634]

Suavissimo capiti / D. HENRICO BORNIO – / in veræ amicitiæ / pignus / L. M. Q. / D.D. / NICOLAVS HEINSIVS, / Amicus Amico. / <later hand:> [Dutch classical philologist 1620-81]

Nobilissimo Generosissimoque Domino. / D[omi]no Johanni Pye ad tuos abituro, hunc libellum in pignus perennaturi amoris & obseruantiæ singularis / dabam Vltraiecti Ao. æræ Dionys: MDXLIV. Henricus Bo[rnius]

<verso blank>

[lost item: Notes out of Theophrastus] Yo52-1*0.1 (p. [v]>)
<[title from CTable1, lined through and annotated `torn out’] [prose text?] [not in CTable2]>

[Account of Pye’s journey, followed by a note about money owing to Mr Ash for letters]
<[no title] [sheet pasted on] [prose text] [not in CTable1,2]> Yo52-1*1 (p. [iii])

[extract. Tipped in torn leaf beginning] All papists that ever suffered No law against them till 13. Elizabeth Yo52-1*2 (p. [v])
<[prose text, showing mildness of persecution of English Catholics compared with `above 200000′ Protestants murdered in 1641.] [not in CTable1,2]>

[Contents Table (CTable1). `Things contayned in this booke’ (numbered 1-47)]

[Notes in Greek and Latin] Yo52-1*3 (p. [ix])
<Notae E Plutarcho de Heroditi malignitate [not in CTable1,2]>

‘Twere folly if ever / The Whig should endeavour Yo52-1*4 (pp. [ix]-[viii])
‘Twas lately found out by the prudent addressers
<A new ballad to the tune of The Irish Jigg [`Mem[oran]d[u]m. I had this Ballad of a bookeseller at ye miter in Fleetestreete next the divell taverne (whose name I know not) on fryday Afternoone 6th June. 1684 And returnd it him agen next morning by my Coachman sealed up under a Covert: wherein was written 7 June 1684. I here enclosed returne you the Paper I had yester[day] from you, wch I do not thinke on second reading to be so witty, as I thought it at first; And in some places I can’t make sense of it.’] [not in CTable1,2]>

Ignatius claré in epistolis suis et præsertim in eâ ad Magnesios Yo52-1*5 (pp. 1-4)
Epistolio licet stilo suo longe maiori dant licentiam occidenti Ibridæ
<Notæ ex Salmasio. De muliebri comâ et hominis cæsarie Epist. ad Corinth. cap. 12 etc [prose text] [Copyist’s pagination begins here as page 1, with all further odd numbers on a verso] [first entry in CTable1 and 2, which expand `Salmasio de Comâ’]>

Quod sereniss[imæ] regiæ Maiestatis edicto seu declarationi Yo52-1*6 (pp. 5-6)
simul cum Mro a Prisciani nec non musarum gratia penit[u]s excideret
<Dec. 17. 1641 / In Domo Convocationis Oxoñ. contra Mro Cheynell obiicit[u]r. [prose text in numbered paras] [notes on theological dispuation; at end `Fr. Cheynell’] [CTable1: `Cheynell’s answer … when his Grace was deny’d’]>

Noble sirs / I discern that not you but my stars forsake Yo52-1*7 (p. 6)
Worthy sir this must be effected before sunrising tomorrow or else I am forever till the resurrection
<To the noble Knight Sir Fr. Bacon [`Tho: Spelman’] [prose letter] [not in CTable1; CTable2 has `Chancellor Bacon’] [the `last line’ is in the nature of a PS, following the signature]>

There are three times if times they may be called Yo52-1*8 (p. 7)
and is everlasting without change
<Confession of faith by Sir Fr. Bacon [prose text] [CTable2 has Lord Chancellor’s confession…’]>

All officers and councillors of princes have a prescribed authority Yo52-1*9 (pp. 7-8)
And a suspicion of a secretary is at once a trial a condemnation and a judgement
<The state of a secretary’s place with the peril written by Robt. E. of Salisb. [prose text]>

The three kingdoms of England France and Spain Yo52-1*10 (pp. 8-11)
then the judge to determine that question must be their powers
<[not title in text] [prose text] [CTable1: `The state of England, France and Spain’; CTable2: `The rivality of…’]>

[aphorisms] It hath like operation to make women learned Yo52-1*11 (p. 11)
<[8] Aphorisms [not in CTable1; CTable2 has `Excellent aphorisms’]>

By these precedent passages being for the most part Yo52-1*12 (p. 12)
by declaring … … in full parliament … … seal of England
<A declaration how the king by assent of parliament should publish himself against the two treaties with the King of Spain touching the marriage and delivery of the Palatinate. Written by Sir Robt. Cotton. March 27th. 1624 [prose text] [CTable1: `Sir Robert Cotton against the match [CTable2 Treaties] with Spain and for the Palatinate’]>

[Treatise by the English ambassador 1609] Yo52-1*13 (pp. 13-46)
<Some notes out of the relation of France, dedicated to his majesty Anno. 1609. 16 months before the death of Henry the 4th. by the English ambassador then resident in France. The sum of which treatise consisteth in these heads … For the 2 first heads see Heyling etc. [ie begins with 3rd] [prose text in 9 parts]>

Whereas a petition was presented to his majesty by Sir John Stawell Yo52-1*14 (pp. 46-9)
his majesty was resolved by severe punishment to make him an example to others
<At the court at Whitehall 21. May 1637. / Present / The king’s most excellent majesty [followed by list of names] [prose text] [petition concerning ship money with Council’s (dire) response] [CTable1: `An order of the council betwixt Sir Ja: Stowell and Sir Robt. Phelipp.’]>

I am enjoined two things by the Lords Yo52-1*15 (pp. 49-59)
that we may enjoy him to reign over us and we to live under him Tute et Commode
<The Lord Treasurer’s speech 24. Febr. 7. Jac. at a meeting of both houses of parliament [prose speech] [CTable2: `Lord Trear Dorsetts speech … about the debts of the kingdom’]>

Touching the impositions this is a case great in itself Yo52-1*16 (p. 60)
and to extend it further than law is in judges perjury in others base flattery
<Sir Edw: Cooke Lord Chief Justice of the King’s Bench his speech to the Lords-house, demanding the judges’ opinion etc. [prose speech] [CTable2: `opinion etc. of the Pr. Ret. from Spain’]>

Though matters of state concern you not Yo52-1*17 (pp. 61-72)
shall ever be the incessant and ardent prayer of his majesty’s most loyal and obedient vassal J P
<Short collections out of a dialogue between a councillor of state and a country gentleman who served in the parliament. Anno 1621. written in October at the return of the prince from Spain [prose text] [1624 in CTable1]>

As from the beginning until this time we have attempted nothing Yo52-1*18 (pp. 73-78)
comfort to posterity and to other Christian hearts and confusion to the incorrigible enemies
<The Scots’ manifestation of the lawfulness of their expedition into England. Anno 1640 [prose text]>

It hath been a laudable practice in other times Yo52-1*19 (pp. 79-86)
in hope to meet and know her again at the Resurrection
<A funeral oration spoken over the grave of the Lady Elyzabeth Countess of Essex by her husband Wm Higgons / At her interment in the cathedral church of Winchester. September 16: 1656. Dum premor attollor [prose text] [Higgins in CTable1] [lower half of p. 86 cut out. First letters of ?prose text visible in gutter (see next entry)]>

[lost work: Killing no murther] Yo52-1*20 (p. 86)
<[listed in CTable1, lined through and annotated `Torn out, have it in print – September 73′] [assume prose]>

[Cary’s face is not the best] Yo52-1*21 (p. 87)
<[no title; 2 stanzas from this poem, `Killegrew is whore enough’ and `Boynton Price and all the rest’. Note high degree of variation with only other source Od8] [CTable2: `Verses or ballad on all the maids of honour. Anno 1664. Hampden Pye gave them to Tho: Mould’] [not in CTable1]> Poem also appears with first line `Roger told his brother clown’.]

The obligations and many instances of affection which I have received Yo52-1*22 (pp. 88-9)
as becomes your brother and confederate that I am your servant O P
<A true copy of the Protector’s letter to Cardinal Mazzarini [`December 26th. 1656′] [prose letter] [not in CTable1]>

Sir / Such is my present charity as that I could be content Yo52-1*23 (pp. 90-104)
That his lordship had more wit to please his countrymen than to displease the Spaniard
<[no title] [prose letter, unsigned] [CTable1: `Mr Fra: Phellipps description of Lord Digbyes reception into Spayne’; CTable2: Philipps witty description …’]>

Strange news from Barbary learn’d Digby tells Yo52-1*24 (p. 105)
Things baser far than solid stones and rocks
<Of the news of a town near Tripoli in Barbary turned with all the things in it into stone; written by Sir Ken. Digby Kt. [`Had this of Ja: Howell. 1o. Aprili. 1658. teste Wm. Legg. & Vxvx. sent him (as he sayd) from Venice.’] [entry follows #25 in CTable1; CTable2 has `Howell’s verses on Sir K. Digby’s report of a towne …’]>

[proverbs] Three ills come the north a cold wind Yo52-1*25 (pp. 106-8)
74 To the valley the water runs quickly
<Choicest English proverbs collected out of Howell’s Tetragl. and Fuller’s Worthies [prose list of 74 proverbs]>

Hic iacet Julius Mazarinus Yo52-1*26 (p. 109)
Dominum abnegat
<Julij Mazarini Cardinalis Epitaphium [pp. 110-11 blank] [not in CTable1 or 2] [cf. #44]>

Now whilst Whitehall wears black and men do fear Yo52-1*27 (pp. 112-14)
Ho ho quoth th’ Devil tis great Oliver
<Upon the death of Denis Bond who died 4. days before Oliver Lord Protector [another hand?: died 1658] [CTable2 has `Verses on the death of Denis Bon August 1656. and Epitaph on Oliver’]>

When Briton bold of Spanish birth Yo52-1*28 (p. 115)
As old a town as ’tis
<A prophecy lately found engraven on a plate of brass at Foulstone in Kent [not in CTable1 or 2]>

Dum linguas acuunt gentis scinduntque Britannæ Yo52-1*29 (p. 115)
Dic mihi Calliope sit Mazarinus uter
<[no title] [satire on Bristol and Mazarin>] [not in CTable1; CTable2 has `For Bristol against Clarendon’]>

May it please your highness / Though I know that whatsoever I can now say Yo52-1*30 (pp. 116-17)
your lordship shall share in the benefit by the prayers and service of [blank]
<Dr Huitt’s letter (after he was condemned) to Oliver Lord Protector [prose letter]>

Cantavit Gallus flet Apostolus Aspice flentem Yo52-1*31 (p. 117)
Ille monet Petrum flere sed iste iubet
<In bellum inter Lud: 14um. Gall. Regem et Papam Alexand. 7w. anno 1663. Tetrastichon [4 lines] [not in CTable1; CTable2 adds `Oct.’ to date]>

Madame / Je scay comme mes ennemis ou plutost ceux Yo52-1*32 (pp. 118-19)
fait semblant de croire que je ne suis plus moi même c’est-à-dire Madame De vostre Majesté
<Lettre de Monseigneur le Cardinal de Richilieu a la reyne mere du Roy [CTable1 adds: Mary de Medice. Queen Mother of France’] [prose letter] [`le tres humble, tres fidelle, et tres obeissant seruiteux Armand Card. De Richilieu’]>

This goblin honours which the world adores Yo52-1*33 (p. 120)
Ere they set footing in the nuptial bed
<Then tell me why [`Sr John Whatton. 30 August 1662′] [not in CTable1; CTable2 has for this and following: `Verses of Whatton and Clancy ?in anno 1662′]>

Hate and debate Rome o’re the world hath spread Yo52-1*34 (p. 120)
Since from all backward love all hate doth grow
<Of Rome [`per Coll. Clancy. 30th. August 62′] [not in CTable1 or 2]>

As men with stones do break the smoothest glass Yo52-1*35 (p. 120)
So want of stones doth break the finest lass
<[no title] [distich] [not in CTable1 or 2]>

He that loves glass without a G Yo52-1*36 (p. 120)
Take away L and that is he
<[no title] [2 line riddle] [not in CTable1 or 2]>

[notes out of More News from Rome] Yo52-1*37 (pp. 121-30)
<Notes out of More News from Rome or Magna Charta discoursed over … written by Ralph Wallis [printed 1666] [prose extracts] [CTable2 adds `Ralph Wallis Cobler of Gl[oucest]er’]>

[notes out of Doctor More’s Idea of Antichrist] Yo52-1*38 (pp. 130-3)
<Collections out of Dr More’s Idea of Antichrist [prose extracts]>

[notes out of Stillingfleet’s Rational Account] Yo52-1*39 (pp. 133-4)
<Stillingfleet’s rational account etc. [prose extracts] [not in CTable1]>

Clarendon had law and sense Yo52-1*40 (p. 135)
And all for sleeves of lawn
<[no title] [`Dr Stillingfleet his sermon of the mischief of separation. 2. May. 1680. Ra: Gregge. iunr. 22th. July. 1680′] [not in CTable1 or 2] [stanza 3 here usually gives the last line]>

Ten crowns at once and to one man and he Yo52-1*41 (pp. 136-40)
Show but such metal though you never fight
<To Sir John Baber Knight and Dr of Phisick who sent the poet (vizt Dr Wild) fifty shillings [marginal note: Iter Boreale 1660′]>

As men with stones do break the smoothest glass Yo52-1*42 (p. 140)
So want of stones doth break the fairest [lass]
<[no title] [scribbled through, probably because already transcribed (*35)] [not in CTable1 or 2]>

Mendaciis et Calumniis imbuisset saturatus divitiis Yo52-1*43 (p. 141)
non tam ipsi ut tibi certo profaturus
<[no title] [prose text] [not in CTable1 or 2]>

Hic iacet Julius Mazarinus Yo52-1*44 (p. 141)
Spelunca latronis
<Jul. Mazarini Canl. Epitaphium [cf. #26] [in CTable1 (and 2) with #45 as `Jul. Card. Mazarini Elegium et Epitaphium’]>

Julius Mazarinus divini virga furoris in Gallos Yo52-1*45 (p. 142)
populi amore opibus regno denique spoliasset solis lumina
<Julii Canl. Mazarini Elogium Parisiis Romam transmissum [prose text]>

Touchant le detestable attentat commis dans Rome Yo52-1*46 (pp. 143-8)
le cachet du l’.. armes. a Pize le le. 17. Fev. 1664
<Compara – Traitte du Pise 12o. Febr. 1664. inter. Alex. 7. P[ape] et Lud. 14. Gall. Res. A Paris. 1664 [signed by Cæsar Rasponi Plenipot. Apostoli and Louis de Bourlemont Plenipot. du Roy tres ch[retien]] [prose text] [CTable1 in French: `entre’, `Leuys’, `Roy de Fr.’]>

On voit regner le crime avec la violence Yo52-1*47 (p. 148-9)
Punis Rome l’injuste et conserve la sainte
<Plainte de la France a Rome sur l’Assassinat de son Ambassadeur. Elegie [CTable1: `Satyr against the Pope in french’]>

Who would have thought my ruin was so near Yo52-1*48 (p. 149)
Lo they be all as bad as bad may be
<On William Lenthall speaker of the Long Parliament. Acrostic. Anno 1660. [acrostic: WILLIAM LENTHALL] [not in CTable1; CTable2 has `Satyr on William Lenthall’]>

Couvre le feu ye Huguenots Yo52-1*49 (p. 150)
Short time will show you what’s behind
<By the Papists after that dreadful conflagration at London [`Dated 5o. November anno salut. 1666 … This was taken up by one Mr Thwaites man a gentleman in Leeds. Yorks. I had it from Mr Robt Twisse Minister of the new chapel Tuthill street Westminster. Wednesday 4th. December 1666.’] [`Coure’ in MS] [CTable1: ` Papists threat in verse’]>

Les seances des roys en leurs parlements n’etoient autrefois Yo52-1*50 (p. 151)
et l’humanité puissent desormais avoir des lettres de neutralité dans le Louvre
<Harangue du Monsieur Talon. Admirale Generale au lict du Justice du Roy tenu en Parlement a Paris Mercredy 15e de Janvier 1648 [prose text] [see next entry for CTable1]>

Caiphas’ profit is become the rule of justice Yo52-1*51 (p. 152)
and if they mislead us let them bear the blame
<Osboldston’s sermons [prose text] [extract beginning p. 507- `bonum commodis non honestate metitur’] [CTable1: `Notes out of Osbaldston’s sermon in a loose paper – other of B[illeg]s 30th January 1664 – a bold speech of Monsieur Talon 1648 – Compar. inter. Claud. Tiber and Oliv. Cromwell 1657. / 4 loose papers’]>

When all mankind in Adam lay in the graves of death Yo52-1*51.1 (pp. 152-4)
that they may not inflict what they threaten
<Upon Ezek. 18.23 [prose text] [ie. Osboldston] [not listed separately in CTable1 or 2]>

When the plate was in pawn and the fob at an ebb Yo52-1*52 (p. 154)
And in their own language quack / Vive le roy
<[no title] [6 verses of varying lines] [CTable2: `A libellous ballad’]>

When the plate was at pawn and the fob at an ebb Yo52-1*52.1 (p. 155)
And still in their language quack Vive le roy
<[no title] [11 stanzas of 3 lines]>

That he hath advised the king to raise a standing army Yo52-1*53 (pp. 156-7)
That he was a principal author of the fatal counsel of dividing the fleet about June 1666
<Articles exhibited by the House of Commons in November 1667. against Edward Earl of Clarendon to the House of Peers [prose list, with names of proposers in left margin] [listed as one entry with #51 and #52 in CTable1]>

Resolved that the proceedings of the House of Lords Yo52-1*54 (p. 158)
and a precedent of very dangerous consequence
<Vote of the House of Commons. 2o. Decr. 1667 [prose text (against the Lords’ obstructions in the proceedings against Clarendon)]>

Pride lust ambition and the people’s hate Yo52-1*55 (p. 158)
His sacrilege ambition lust and pride
<On the Earl of Clarendon’s downfall [CTable2: `Against Clarendon. Satyr’]>

Madam / I was resolved in my thoughts only to answer Mr Baxter’s book Yo52-1*56 (pp. 159-60)
if the lawfulness of an imposing power in the church and things of God be once granted to any I rest Madam your affectionate servant in the Lord E B
<Mr Edw:d Bagshaw’s letter to Sister Speke about a paper adhortatory to conformity [`Tuttle-streete. 5: M. 13th. 70. These For his much honoured friend Mrs Speake present’] [prose letter]>

Painter once more thy pencil reassume / And draw me Yo52-1*57 (p. 161)
‘Tis by afflictions passive men grow great
<On the parliament etc. [CTable2: `Satyr on the parliament very witty’]>

[extracts out of Dr Gumble’s Life of the Duke of Albemarle] Preface. From the dissenters Yo52-1*58 (pp. 162-71)
<Collections out of Dr Gumble’s Life of the Duke of Albemarle [margin: `died 1676′] [prose extracts] [CTable2 has `life of Monke’]>

That bishops are iure divino is a question Yo52-1*59 (p. 172)
That is no otherwise true than that judges are no lawyers and aldermen no citizens
<Mr Grimston’s (now Sir Harbottle Grimston Mr of the Rolls) Argument 5o. July. 1643. in the House of Commons concerning bishops [includes Answers by Mr John Selden] [prose text] [p. 173 blank] [not in CTable1 or 2]>

As cities that to their fierce conquerors yield Yo52-1*60 (pp. 174-6)
Yet we’d better by far have him than his brother
<Upon Sir Robert Vynar’s setting up the King’s statue on horseback in Woolchurch Market London>

The blood of the just London’s doom shall fix Yo52-1*61 (pp. 178-7)
And pray to Jove to take him back again
<An old prophecy of Nostradamas written originally in French, now turned into English by [blank] [concludes on p. 177] [`Poet Bayes’] [p. 179 blank] [CTable1: `A prophecy on the Exchequer shutting up’; CTable2: `A vile satyr’]>

His Majesty of Great Britain promiseth to his most Christian Majesty Yo52-1*62 (p. 180)
by razing the fleurs[-de-lys] de br[etagne] out of the arms of England for ever
<Private articles between K. of G. Br. and the French King Anno 1669 by D. of Bucks. etc. Mr Ralph Montagu [prose list of 7 items] [`racing’ in MS]>

The strict alliance with France / Shutting the Exchequer Yo52-1*63 (p. 181)
since his blessed restoration amounts to more than this poor kingdom is now worth
<Grievances [26 of them, in point form (prose)]

My lords / When by the providence of almighty God this nation Yo52-1*64 (pp. 182-5)
which this just and truly honourable lord intended if death had not unhappily prevented him
<Lord Lucas his speech. Anno. 1670 [prose speech]>

In memoriam per nob. V. Gulielmi Wheeler Yo52-1*65 (p. 185)
Buried in Alhallowes Church in Derby
<M. M. T. [prose] [CTable1 for this and following: `Epitaphs on Sir Wm Wheeler and the Countess of Elgin’]>

Diana Oxonii et Elgini comitissa quæ illustri orta Yo52-1*66 (p. 186)
in perpetuam coniugis optimæ memoriam erigendum curavit. Anno 1656
<Fuimus sepulchrum / Dedicated by Thomas Earl of Elgin, Baron Bruce of Wharlton to the pious memory of his dear wife Diana Countess of Oxford and Elgin who died 27th April 1654 [prose text]>

Here lyeth interred Benjamin Rhodes gentleman Yo52-1*67 (p. 186)
At Maldon Church in Bedfords[hire] near Ampthill
<[no title] [prose text] [Rhodes was steward to Elgin, buried with his wife Anne who was gentlewoman to the Countess. Interred in the same grave on 4.8.57] [not in CTable1 or 2]>

Propriety will not be maintained because the doctor Yo52-1*68 (p. 187)
than all the monopolies together and ship money to boot
<City of London’s reasons against protections, privileges and privileged places for debtors to the House of Commons [prose text]>

In Spain and Portugal all men’s estates are alike Yo52-1*68.1 (pp. 187-8)
or the prosecution of the law against them
<[no title] [prose text] [not listed separately in CTable1 or 2]>

That he and his ancestors had ever since the reign of Henry seventh Yo52-1*69 (pp. 188-9)
so allowed him to keep house 36.14.2
<Abstract of John Sadler’s petition to the governors of Sutton’s Hospital 5o. July 1658 [prose text] [CTable1 has `to the Governors of Charterhouse’]>

Henrici Hyde equitis aurati Laurentii Hyde equitis aurati Yo52-1*70 (p. 189)
Cuius acerbissimum desiderium mærens coniux hoc testatur marmore
<Epitaphs of Sir Henry and Sir Robert Hide in the cathedral at Salisbury [prose text] [not listed in order in CTable2; appears at top of page next to no. 1]>

Ferdinandus secundus divinâ favente clementiâ Yo52-1*71 (pp. 190, 190.1, 190.2)
bonus frater Ferdinandus Hermannus a Custenberg
<[no title, but a long address before body of letter] [end of letter (last line here) followed by further scribal remarks, concluding `Copy of the Emperor Ferd. 2dus. letter to King James from Ratisbon. 5o. March 1623′] [prose letter]>

[list of requests to the States General of the Netherlands 1639] Yo52-1*72 (p. 191)
<Request of the Council of State to the States General of the United Netherlands exhibited 25. November 1639. for the year 1640 [prose list]>

Stum is the froth or flower of wine Yo52-1*73 (p. 192)
<The mystery of the vintners with the various sicknesses of wines and their remedies at this day commonly used by Dr. Walter Charleton at the Golden Lyon Bucklane. 1669 [Heading of second half: `The excessive gaine of the vintners’] [prose text]>

[Pye’s travel diary 1642-1644] Yo52-1*74 (pp. 193-[205])
<A journey to take in the greatest and best part of Germany from England to Utrecht, Arnhem, Emmerick . . . [prose text] [CTable1 has 2 entries: `Design of a journey over Germany’; `Narrative of all my travels’ (CTable2 incorporates these into one] [pp. 206-7 blank] [last entry in both CTable1 and 2]>

She that for money will her love constrain Yo52-1*75 (p. [208])
I count her but a lawful wench for gain
<Wrote in the glass window of Neville Poole’s chamber in Ald. Bard’s house at [Chiswick del.] Hammersmith as followeth [distich; first of 4 inscriptions]>

For she whom jointure can obtain Yo52-1*75.1 (p. [208])
Is but a lawful wench for gain
<[`E.P. 1673′]>

Apply a cure unto those wounds you gave Yo52-1*75.2 (p. [208])
Not for desert but yet for pity save
<[`P. G.’] [distich]>

Is love a sin that it should thus like an ill conscience torture Yo52-1*75.3 (p. [208])
<[a single line]>

<The remainder of the entries are entered upside down starting from the back, so that the last entered item concludes upside down on p. [208].

<f. 1r (rev.) blank? Not filmed [p. 238]>

<f. 1v (rev.)
[Chaste pious prudent Charles the second] Yo52-1*76 (p. [237])
<[no title] [10 stanzas from A History of Inspids, beginning with stanza 9 `A parliament of knaves and sots’ and concluding `A devil may be the Lord’s appointed’]>

<On f. 2r is written (MS facing forwards) `Johannes Pye/ 1648/ patiar ut potiar/ _vεΛδ_s αωεχσ’ (p. [236])>

<f. 2v>
<Contents of this book (CTable2, a later listing than CTable1) (p. [235])>

<f. 3r>
[13 lines of Greek and Latin text] Yo52-1*77 (p. [234])
<[prose text?]>

<f. 3v>
Crescit occulto velut arbor ævo fama Yo52-1*78 (p. [233])
In audaces non est audacia tuta
<Pro carminibus>

<f. 4r>
Non datur scribendi otium hoc tamen quale Yo52-1*79 (p. [232])
Fidissimi amantissimique cancellarii vestri Gul: Cantuar
<Epistola cancellarii Guli: Laud. Archiepiscopi Cant: Academiæ oxon: 1640. Nov. 6. [prose text]>

<f. 4v>
Æternum Reverendissime Cancellarie / Quænam hæc lucta Yo52-1*80 (p. [231])
Sanctitatis tuæ devotissima cultrix Acad: Oxon.
<Responsio Acad: Oxon: Episcopo Cantuariensi Cancellario. 1640. Nov: 9 [prose text]>

<On f. 5r a single line: `Pluribus intentus, minor est ad singula’ (p. [230])>

<ff. 5v, 6r-8v blank (pp. [229-223])

<ff. 9r-15v>
The psalmist in the description of a godly man shows first Yo52-1*81 (pp. [222]-[208])
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