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Date of Award


Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Arts (M.A.)



First Advisor

Lawrence J Osborne's


Three centuries have passed since seventeenth-century vicar, poet, and cavalier Robert Herrick published his only book of poems. During this time, scholars and critics have periodically investigated a mysterious emphasis which the author placed upon mistresses in his rooms, or the 1402 poems entitled Hesperides which Herick 4 published in 1648, 140 deal with fourteen alleged mistresses--Anthea, electra, sapho, Silva, Diamene, Parents, Perilaa, Bianche, 3tanah, Corinna, one is given special in by the author. or these fourteen young ladies whom he sees to regard s paramours Horrick has entered particular attention upon Julia, the one he regards as "pride of all.





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