Robert Herrick

Tom Cain and Ruth Connolly (eds), The Complete Poetry of Robert Herrick, Vol. 2

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Critical ApparatusOn a proud Mistress

19Ro: Herick.

37.2

On a proud Mistress

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Emendations to copytext (MS 37.1)
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Title italics supplied
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Heading: On a proud Mrs] Of a proud Mrs BDC5  To a disdaynefull fayre BL33  no heading BD57 BLE2 BN24
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1–2 Cf. MS 9.45–6 'whether in the morne or noone | of your bewtie, death comes soone'.
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2 rests] is BD57 BLE2 BN24
one] a Ω‎
thee and mee] ^mee and thee^ BDC5 BLE2  me and thee BL33
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3 when:as] whenas
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3 Cf. 493.9—10 'Come Virgins then and see | Your frailties'.
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3 (poor] ^⁓ BD57 BDC5 BLE2 BN24
wretch)] wretches BDC5  soules) BL33  soules BD57 BLE2 BN24
softer] weaker BL33
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4 Cf. 670.38–9 'Both to be blended in the Urn | From whence there's never a return'.
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14 Cf. 82.3 'true teares shed' and 150.6.
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4 blended] blinded BN24
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5 That] The BDC5
that] which BLE2
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6 Cf. 354.5 'To make this neat distinction from the rest'.
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6 noe] does not copy BDC5
neate] neare BLE2
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7 shades] Soules BD57
must come] does not copy BD57
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8 grimm] just BD57
it's] his BD57
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9 forme] ,
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9 Cf. 138.4–5 'And ask, Where's now the colour, forme and trust | Of Womans beauty?'
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9 forme] some BDC5
couler] ruler BDC5
then] there BDC5 BD57
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11 Noe] Know BD57
(wretched soule!)] ^⁓⁓^ BDC5 BD57
there] a BD57
sitts]⁓: BDC5  judge BD57
a iust Judge blinde] thou there shall finde BD57
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12 Which] who BDC5 BD57
thy] the BD57
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13 Then] And BD57
Acorne] Acornes BDC5
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14 teew] trew
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14 trew] last BD57
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15 silke:wormes] silke-worme BD57
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16 my] me BD57
dyinge] deadly BD57
BDC5 does not copy ll. 17–18.
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17 Will] Can BD57
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18 which] that BD57
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