The Complete Poems of Richard Barnfield/The Affectionate Shepheard

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I. THE AFFECTIONATE SHEPHEARD.
1594.

Note.—The original title-page of "The Affectionate Shepheard," &c., is given opposite in fac-simile. Our text is from the copy preserved in Sion College Library. A comparison will reveal that, independent of its mutilations, our revision of the "Percy Society" reprint has not been without advantage.—G.

THE AFFECTIONATE SHEPHEARD.

CONTAINING THE COMPLAINT OF DAPHNIS FOR THE LOUE OF GANYMEDE.



Amor plus mellis, quam fellis, est.



LONDON,

Printed by Iohn Danter for T. G. and E. N.,
and are to bee sold in Saint Dunstones
Church-yeard in Fleetstreet.

1594.