Biography of Nicholas Breton
Nicholas Brenton gives a new twist to the story of Eve; since she was a part of Adam, "was she any other than himself that deceived himself?"
Between 1575 and his death he published over 30 individual collections of verse, three prose fictions and at least 25 pamphlets and miscellaneous works.
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- A Shepherd's Dream
- Aglaia: A Pastoral
- An Odd Conceit
- A Cradle Song, The Arbor of Amorous Devi...
- Pretty Twinkling Starry Eyes
- Phillida and Coridon
- A Sweet Pastoral
- Corydon's Supplication To Phyllis
- A Quarrel With Love
- A Pastoral
- A Report Song In A Dream, Between A Shep...
- An Assurance
- Another Of The Same (A Report Song In A ...
Phillida and Coridon
IN the merry month of May,
In a morn by break of day,
Forth I walk'd by the wood-side
When as May was in his pride:
There I spied all alone
Phillida and Coridon.
Much ado there was, God wot!
He would love and she would not.
She said, Never man was true;