Who is John Lyly16th/17th-century English writer, poet, dramatist, and courtierThis article is about John Lyly. For people named John Lilly, see John Lilly (disambiguation). Title page of Euphues, the book that launched Lily's writing career John Lyly (Lilly or Lylie; /ˈlɪli/; c. 1553 or 1554 – November 1606) was an English wr...
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John Lyly Poems
- A Dittie
Behold her lockes like wiers of beaten gold,
her eies like starres that twinkle in the skie,
Her heauenly face not framd of earthly molde,
Her voice that sounds Apollos melodie, ...
- Oh, For A Bowl Of Fat Canary
Oh, for a bowl of fat Canary,
Rich Palermo, sparkling Sherry,
Some nectar else, from Juno's dairy;
Oh, these draughts would make us merry! ...
- Vulcan's Song: In Making Of The Arrows
MY shag-hair Cyclops, come, let's ply
Our Lemnian hammers lustily.
By my wife's sparrows,
I swear these arrows ...
- Apelles' Song
Cupid and my Campaspe played
At cards for kisses; Cupid paid:
He stakes his quiver, bow, and arrows,
His mother's doves, and team of sparrows; ...
- Spring's Welcome
WHAT bird so sings, yet so does wail?
O 'tis the ravish'd nightingale.
Jug, jug, jug, jug, tereu! she cries,
And still her woes at midnight rise. ...
Top 10 most used topics by John LylySong 11 Rise 7 Rose 5 Blind 5 Brave 5 Poor 5 Mother 4 Throat 4 Pretty 4 Hear 4
John Lyly Quotes
- Love is made in heaven and consummated on earth.
- Marriages are made in heaven and consummated on Earth.
Comments about John Lyly
- St_orberose: the epistles collected at the end of the narrative are structured according to the instructions provided in de conscribendis epistolis. ‘reading through the de copia,’ joel altman observes, ‘one can recapture momentarily the excitement that a man like john lyly must have
- Apangilinan: “leadership is influence, nothing more nothing less.” - john maxwell whether or not your candidate is proclaimed, designated or titled, that person’s influence among who believe need not wane. “nagsisimula pa lang tayo.” that disposition, regardless of position, truly leads.
- Nadeemakrampk: "marriages are made in heaven and consummated on earth." john lyly
- Shaynaa_mae: "night hath a thousand eyes." - john lyly.
- B4borio: all is fair in love and war .. john lyly