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. And, tho' she be some dunghill drudge at home,
Yet can he her resigne some refuse roome.
SATIRE VIII 46.
Hence, ye profane 47: mell 48 not with holy things,
45 This Satire ridicules, among others, Markham's Sion's Muse: for an account of which see History of English Poetry : Vol. III. p. 318. W. 43 Hence, ze profane —
procul, O procul este, profani..
VIRGIL. Æn. VI. 258. E. 43 mell-mingle, meddle.
49 - Jury-Palmes - The first edition reads Tury-Palmes, which the Oxford Editor converted into iv'ry-Palms, but of the meaning which he affixed to the word I can form no notion; whereas Jury-Palms, or the Palm-Trees of Judea, is in perfect harmony with the figure adopted by our Satirist, Book IV. Sat. 3. has the same allusion :
The palme doth rifely rise in Jury field. 50 Now good S. Peter weeps pure Helicon. The work here reprehended was Robert Southwell's “ St. Peter's Complaint," originally published in 1595 : reprinted in small 4to. 1615; and again, in 1620, in 12mo. E.
51 And both the Maries make a musick mone. Spenser, in his Teares of the Muses, 1. vi. has
Music of heart-breaking moan, E. 5- light-skirtswanton,
Be gossips to those ribald rymes of thine. 59 Envy, ye Muses, at your thriving Mate, &c. &c. Mr. Warton supposes Robert Greene to be alluded to in these lines; who practised the vices, 80 frequently displayed by him in his Poems. E. 54 - tyr'd-attired.
dinted marked, impressed. Frequently used by Spenser, and the old writers.
so Shoreditch was, in our author's time, a part of the town notorious for brothels. W.
- nor new Florentine. The Oxford Editor refers this to Peter Aretine.