1589 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Robert Greene

Thomas Watson, "Ad Lectorem Hexasticon" Greene, Ciceronis Amor, Tullies Love (1589) sig. A3v.



In lucem prodit tenebris exuta malignis
Romulei petulas, vesanaq; flammula Phoebi:
Roratem Authori (Lectores) spargite flore,
Intyba, Narcissos, Latacen, pictiq; roseti
Dulces divitias: Illum concingite lauru:
Emerito solers industria reddat honorem.