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The London Library of Recorded English, Book V: 16th and 17th Century Poetry

Various Artists
The London Library of Recorded English, Book V: 16th and 17th Century Poetry

The fifth volume of the London Library of Recorded English draws from writings of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, including works from Edmund Spencer, Christopher Marlowe, Sir Walter Raleigh, John Milton, Richard Lovelace, and more. The texts are brought to life through the voices of Carleton Hobbs, Pauline Letts, Peter O’Shaughnessy, and others.

Track Listing

101
Sir Edward Dyer: The Lowest Trees Have Tops V.C. Clinton-Baddeley 1:05
102
Sir Philip Sidney: My True Love Hath My Heart Pauline Letts 1:01
103
Sir Philip Sidney: With How Sad Steps Peter O'Shaughnessy 1:08
104
George Peele: His Golden Locks Carleton Hobbs 1:32
105
Edmund Spenser: Sleep After Toil John Glen 0:52
106
Christopher Marlowe: The Passionate Shepherd to His Love Hugh Dickson 1:20
107
Sir Walter Raleigh: A Lover's Complaint John Glen and V.C. Clinton-Baddeley 2:01
108
Thomas Nash: Adieu, Farewell Earth's Bliss V.C. Clinton-Baddeley 2:27
109
William Shakespeare: Sonnet 29 Hugh Dickson 1:07
110
William Shakespeare: Sonnet 116 John Glen 0:57
111
William Shakespeare: Sonnet 98 Hugh Dickson 0:59
112
Thomas Campion: When Thou Must Home V.C. Clinton-Baddeley 1:00
113
Ben Jonson: The Triumph of Charis Hugh Dickson 1:50
114
John Donne: Busy Old Foole Peter O'Shaughnessy 1:58
115
John Donne: The Bait Hugh Dickson 1:44
116
John Donne: Death Be Not Proud V.C. Clinton-Baddeley 1:16
117
George Herbert: The Collar V.C. Clinton-Baddeley 1:59
118
George Herbert: The Pulley Peter O'Shaughnessy 1:19
119
George Herbert: Love Hugh Dickson 1:29
120
Robert Herrick: To the Virgins, to Make Much of Time Carleton Hobbs 0:53
121
Robert Herrick: To Daffodils Hugh Dickson 0:57
122
John Milton: From 'Paradise Lost' Pauline Letts and John Glen 3:23
123
Richard Lovelace: To Lucasta Hugh Dickson 0:41
124
Richard Lovelace: To Althea John Glen 1:38
125
Andrew Marvell: To His Coy Mistress Peter O'Shaughnessy 2:34
126
Andrew Marvell: Where the remote Bermudas ride Hugh Dickson 2:15
127
Henry Vaughn: The Retreat John Glen 1:59
128
John Bunyan: Shepherd Boy's Song Pauline Letts 0:55
129
William Walsh: Rivals Carleton Hobbs 0:50
130
Matthew Prior: Song Peter O'Shaughnessy 0:57
131
Matthew Prior: A Better Answer V.C. Clinton-Baddeley 1:56

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