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Olor Iscanus

Olor Iscanus

a collection of some select poems and translations

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Published by Printed by T.W. for Humphrey Moseley, and are to be sold at his shop ... in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesCollection of some select poems and translations, Collection of some select poems and translations.
Statementformerly written by Mr. Henry Vaughan, Silurist ; published by a friend.
SeriesEarly English books, 1641-1700 -- 371:5.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination[13], 158, [2] p.
Number of Pages158
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16759852M

OLOR ISCANUS. Ad Posteros To the Lord Kildare Digby The Publisher to the Reader Upon the Most Ingenious Pair of Twins, Eugenius 57 Philalethes and the Author of those Poems [by T. Powell, Oxoniensis]. Before the end of the next year (), Vaughan, apparently, had settled down to the life of the country, and wrote from “Newton by Usk” a dedication to Olor Iscanus. The book, however, did not appear till , and, even then, only under another’s auspices, the author having “long ago condemned these poems to obscurity.”.

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In his youth he was a decided Royalist and, along with his twin brother Thomas, was imprisoned. His 1st book was Poems, with the Tenth satire of Juvenal Englished. It appeared in Olor Iscanus (the Swan of Usk), a collection of poems and translations, was surreptitiously published in About this time he had a serious illness which led. Book Annex Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events Help. Auto Suggestions are available once you type at least 3 letters. Use up arrow (for mozilla firefox browser alt+up arrow) and down arrow (for mozilla firefox browser alt+down arrow) to review and enter to select.


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Olor Iscanus. Olor Iscanus book collection of some select poems and translations, Formerly written by Mr. Henry Olor Iscanus book. London: T [homas] W [i.e. Vaughan] for Humphrey Moseley, Small 8o ( x 84 mm).

With leaf of Latin verse preceding frontispiece, L8 errata leaf and 8-page catalogue of books printed for Humphrey Moseley at end (A).

Sectional titles for "Of the benefit Wee may get by our enemies,". Olor Iscanus and the Disenchanted Muse in Henry Vaughan Pages.

Close section Olor Iscanus: A Collection of some Select Poems, and Translations. Ad Posteros. To the truly Noble, and most Excellently accomplished, the Lord Kildare Digby; The Publisher to the Reader. Upon the most Ingenious pair of Twins, Eugenius Philalethes, and the Author of these Poems; To my friend the Author upon these his Poems.

Olor Iscanus(“The Swan of Usk”) is a very miscellaneouscollection, mixing prose and verse, both original and translated,in a variety of genres. On its title-page it is described as “ACollection of some select Poems, and Translations, formerly writtenby Vaughan,Silurist.

Published by aFriend”. A puzzle surrounds its publication. Olor Iscanus. A collection of some select poems, and translations, (Book, ) [] Your list has reached the maximum number of items. Please create a new list with a new name; move some items to a new or existing list; or delete some items.

Your request to send this item has been completed. Henry Vaughan, silurist. Poems from Poems, Olor Iscanus, Silex, Scintillans, Thalia Rediviva etc [Henry VAUGHAN] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Read this book on Questia. Read the full-text online edition of The Works of Henry Vaughan - Vol.

1 (). Olor Iscanus. a Collection of Some Select Poems, and Translations, Formerly Written by Of the Benefit Wee May Get by Our Enemies.

a Discourse. Olor Iscanus. Book. Tenth Satyre of Juvenal Englished - 2nd volume. Book. Silex Scintillans. Book. Mount of Olives, or Solitary Devotions. Book. Flores Solitudinis. Book. Silex Scintillans - 2nd part. Book. Thalia Rediviva, a joint collection of poetry with his brother Thomas Vaughan, Related Links.

Olor Iscanus includes translations from the Latin of Ovid, Boethius, and the Polish poet Casimir Sarbiewski. Conversion and sacred poetry.

It was not until the writing of Silex Scintillans that Vaughan received significant acclaim. The period shortly preceding the publication of the first volume of this work () marked an important period of his life.

Olor Iscanus is a direct representation of a specific period in Vaughan's life, which emphasizes other secular writers and provides allusions to debt and happy living. The first recorded use of a phrase similar to “raining cats and dogs” was in the collection of poems Olor Iscanus.

British poet Henry Vaughan referred to a roof that was secure against “dogs and cats rained in shower.”. Poems from Poems, Olor Iscanus, Silex Scintillans, Thalia Rediviva, An essay from The Mount of Olives, Two letters from MSS.

in the Bodleian Library by Vaughan, Henry, ; F. M., ed. Free shipping for non-business customers when ordering books at De Gruyter Online. Please find details to our shipping fees here. RRP: Recommended Retail Price.

Print Flyer; Overview; Content; Contact Persons; Book Book Series. Previous chapter. Next chapter. CHAPTER TWO. Olor Iscanus and the Disenchanted Muse. 30,00 € / $ / £ Get. convincing evidence that Olor Iscanus was edited and published with the author's consent by his friend Thomas Powell (not Thomas Vaughan, as previously supposed), and that the poems in the volume represent a careful selection from poems which, chiefly for political reasons, Vaughan himself.

But soon after the civil war beginning, to the horror of all good men, he was sent for home, followed the pleasant paths of poetry and philology, became noted for his ingenuity, and published several specimens thereof, of which his Olor Iscanus was most valued.

Afterwards applying his mind to the study of physic, became at length eminent in his own country for the practice thereof, and was.

The Gregynog Press printed Poems in and Vaughan's translation of Guevara 'r ‘Praise and Happinesse of the Countrie-Life’ from Olor Iscanus in Vaughan was bilingual, and there are traces of Welsh influence in his poetry, which also reflects his love of his tranquil native valley.

Vaughan's early poems, notably those published in the Poems of and Olor Iscanus ofplace him among the "Sons of Ben," in the company of other imitators of Ben Jonson, such as the Cavalier poets Sir William Davenant and Thomas Carew.

It was here he wrote Olor Iscanus, the (Swan of Usk) which lay unpublished until The period shortly preceding the publication of Henry Vaughan's Silex Scintillans marks an important period of his life.

A second volume of secular verse, Olor Iscanus, which takes its name from the opening verses addressed to the Isca (Usk), was published by a friend, probably Thomas Vaughan, without the author's consent, in The book includes three prose translations from Latin versions of Plutarch and Maximus of Tyre, and one in praise of a country life.

On the title page of Henry Vaughan's Olor Iscanus (London, ) is the note "Published by a Friend." Throughout the nineteenth century and into the twentieth, readers thought the. This edition published in by Lundequistska bokhandeln, Harvard University Press in Uppsala.Named for the river Usk which flows near his hometown, Olor Iscanus contains "rhapsodic passages about natural beauty." 2 Silex Scintillans was reprinted in with a second, additional part.

In its preface Vaughan attributed the transformation to a spiritual awakening brought about by the poems of 'the blessed man, Mr. George Herbert'.Two autobiographical letters -- From Poems and Iscanus -- From The mount of olives -- From Silex scintillans -- From Thalia rediviva -- Editor's note.