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Selected Poetry of Robert Greene (1560-1592)


from Representative Poetry On-line
Prepared by members of the Department of English at the University of Toronto
from 1912 to the present and published by the University of Toronto Press from 1912 to 1967.
RPO Edited by Ian Lancashire
A UTEL (University of Toronto English Library) Edition
Published by the Web Development Group, Information Technology Services, University of Toronto Libraries
© 2003, Ian Lancashire for the Department of English, University of Toronto

Index to poems

Sweet are the thoughts that savour of content; The quiet mind is richer than a crown
        (Sweet are the thoughts that savour of content, 1-2)
  1. Menaphon: Doron's Eclogue
  2. Menaphon: Sephesta's Song to her Child
  3. Sweet are the thoughts that savour of content

Biographical information

Given name: Robert
Family name: Greene
Birth date: 1560
Death date: 3 September 1592
Nationality: English
Languages
          English
          Latin
          Greek
Education
          St. John's College, Cambridge (B.A.): 26 November 1575 to 1578
          Clare Hall, Cambridge (M.A.) to 1583
Literary period: Renaissance
Residences
          London
          Norwich: 1560
Buried at: New Churchyard, near Bethlehem Hospital
First RPO edition: 1997