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And, tho' she be some dunghill drudge at home,
SATIRE VIII 45.
HENCE, ye profane *7: mell"not with holy things,
45 This Satire ridicules, among others, Markham's Sion's Muse: for an account of which see Hisiory of English Poetry : Vol. III. p. 318. W. 47 Hence, 3e profane
procul, O procul este, profani.
VIRGIL. Æn. VI. 258. E. mell-mingle, meddle.
Jury-Palmes-- The first edition reads Iury-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. light-skirtswanton,
Envy, ye Muses, at your thriving mates,
upon so shamefull villanie.
53 Envy, ye Muses, at your thriving Mate, &c.g-c. Mr. Warton supposes Robert Greene to be alluded to in these lines; who practised the vices, so frequently displayed by him in his Poems. E.
dinted marked, impressed. Frequently used by Spenser, and the old writers.
S& Shoreditch was, in our author's time, a part of the town notorious for brothels. W.
nior new Florentine. The Oxford Editor refers this to Peter Aretine.