The English Horace in Defense of Literature: Matthew Prior's Early Satires
- War and the Epic Mania in England and France: Milton, Boileau, Prior and English Mock-Heroic1. Rawson, Claude // Review of English Studies;Jun2013, Vol. 64 Issue 265, p433
The final version of Paradise Lost and the first version of Boileauâ€™s Lutrin appeared within a few days of each other in July 1674, one of the unsung coincidences of literary history. Both mark a turning point in the literary history of grand styles and of anti-war feeling in Europe. The...
- AN OFFICIAL LETTER OF MATTHEW PRIOR RELATING TO AMERICA. Alsop, J.D. // American Notes & Queries;Jan/Feb81, Vol. 19 Issue 5/6, p74
Focuses on a letter by Sunderland Council of Trade Commissioner Matthew Prior in 1706 which relates to naval convoys to Virginia and Maryland. Significance of the letter for Prior's personal affairs.
- Song. PRIOR, MATTHEW // Oxford Book of English Verse: 1250-1900;1922, p490
The article presents an untitled song by Matthew Prior. First Line: The merchant, to secure his treasure, Last Line: Remark'd, how ill we all dissembled.
- AN EPITAPH. Prior, Matthew // Book of Humorous Verse;1/1/1936, p570
The poem "An Epitaph," by Matthew Prior is presented. First Line: Interred beneath this marble stone; Last Line: And so they lived, and so they died.
- An Ode. Prior, Matthew // Collected Classic Poems, Pope to Sterling;2012, p1
The poem "An Ode" by Matthew Prior is presented. First Line: While from our Looks, fair Nymph, you guess; Last Line: Fair Prophetess, my Grief would cease.
- Charity. Prior, Matthew // Illustrated London Reading Book;3/1/2006, p111
Presents the poem "Charity," by Matthew Prior. First Line: Did sweeter sounds adorn my flowing tongue, Last Line: For ever blessing, and for ever blest.
- Truth and Falsehood. Prior, Matthew // Humorous Poetry of the English Language; from Chaucer to Saxe;3/1/2006, p51
Presents the poem "Truth and Falsehood," by Matthew Prior. First Line: Once on a time, in sunshine weather, Last Line: Belov'd by all who Truth revere.
- The Chameleon. Prior, Matthew // Humorous Poetry of the English Language; from Chaucer to Saxe;3/1/2006, p122
Presents the poem "The Chameleon," by Matthew Prior. First Line: As the Chameleon who is known; Last Line: And lies with those he never saw.
- Merry Andrew. Prior, Matthew // Humorous Poetry of the English Language; from Chaucer to Saxe;3/1/2006, p123
Presents the poem "Merry Andrew," by Matthew Prior. First Line: Sly Merry Andrew, the last Southwark fair; Last Line: Drive on (he cried); this fellow is no fool.