ELLIOT. But you are wandering: how do you show that Dr. Donne wrote the his satires before 1597, the date of Bishop Hall's work?
BOURNE. By a manuscript copy of his three first satires preserved in the British Museum (among the Harl. MS. No. 5110): it is entitled Ihon Dunne his Satires. Anno Dominie 1593; of the authenticity, as well as of the correctness of the date of this document, I imagine, there can be no doubt.