Transcribed by Barboura Flues.
Web version created by Robert Brazil.
copyright © 2002
T H E
P A S S I O N A T E
Divided into two parts: where-
of, the first expresseth the Au-
thours sufferance in Love: the
latter, his long farewell to Love
and all his tyrannie.
Composed by Thomas Watson
Gentleman; and publifhed at
the request of certain Gentle-
men his very frendes.
L O N D O N
Emprinted by John Wolfe for Gabriell
Cawood, dwellinge in Paules
Churchyard at the Signe of
the Holy Ghost.
Contents of Web Version of Hekatompathia
[The 1582 original does not have a Table of Contents]
DedicationsEpistle Dedicatory [to Edward de Vere, Earl of Oxford]
To the friendly Reader
John Lyly to the Author his friend
Authoris ad Libellum
A Quatorzain, in commendation of Master Thomas Watson. [G. Bucke]
To the Author [T. Acheley]
An Ode, written to the Muses Concerning this Author. [C. Downhalus]
Eufdem aliud de Author [M. Royden]
To the Author [G. Peele]
A Quatorzain of the Author unto this his book of Love passionsSonnets 1 - 100
Some, but not all footnotes are derived from the original publication.
Notes that derive from Graves' The Greek Myths are marked (Graves).
Notes from the transcriber are marked (BF).
Words/phrases described in the glossary are underlined.
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