Gabriel Harvey was an English writer. Harvey was a notable scholar, though his reputation suffered from his quarrel with Thomas Nashe. Henry Morley, writing in the Fortnightly Review (March 1869), brought evidence from Harvey's Latin writings showing that he was distinguished by quite other qualities than the pedantry and conceit usually associated with his name.
The eldest son of a ropemaker from Saffron Walden, Essex, he matriculated at Christ's College, Cambridge, in 1566, and in 1570 was elected fellow of Pembroke Hall. Here he formed a lasting friendship with Edmund Spenser who may have been his pupil.
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Gabriel Harvey Poems
An heroic address to [Oxford], concernin...
This is my welcome; this is how I have decided to bid All Hail! to thee and to the other Nobles. Thy splendid fame, great Earl, demands even more than in the case of others the services of a poet possessing lofty eloquence.
Since Galatea came in, and Tuscanism gan usurp, Vanity above all: villainy next her, stateliness Empress No man but minion, stout, lout, plain, swain, quoth a Lording: No words but valorous, no works but womanish only.
Frendly Caueat to the Second Shakerley o...
SLumbring I lay in melancholy bed, Before the dawning of the sanguin light: When Eccho Shrill, or some Familiar Spright Buzzed an Epitaph into my hed.
Gorgon or the Wonderful Year
|S+t+| Fame dispos'd to cunnycatch the world, Vproar'd a wonderment of Eighty Eight: The Earth addreading to be ouerwhurld, What now auailes, quoth She, my ballance weight ?
A Charm for a Mad Woman
O heavenly med'cine, panacea high, Restore this raging woman to her health, More worth than hugest sums of worldly wealth, Exceedingly more worth than any wealth.
The Writers Postscript: or a Frendly Cau...
Slumbring I lay in melancholy bed, Before the dawning of the sanguin light: When Eccho Shrill, or some Familiar Spright Buzzed an Epitaph into my hed.
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An heroic address to [Oxford], concerning the combined utility and dignity of military affairs and o
This is my welcome; this is how I have decided to bid All Hail!
to thee and to the other Nobles.
Thy splendid fame, great Earl, demands even more than in the case of others
the services of a poet possessing lofty eloquence.
Thy merit doth not creep along the ground,
nor can it be confined within the limits of a song.
It is a wonder which reaches as far as the heavenly orbs.
O great-hearted one, strong in thy mind and thy fiery will,
thou wilt conquer thyself, thou wilt conquer others;
thy glory will spread out in all directions beyond the Arctic Ocean; ...