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Author: Poole, Josua, fl. 1632-1646.
Title: The English Parnassus, or, A helpe to English poesie containing a collection of all rhyming monosyllables, the choicest epithets, and phrases : with some general forms upon all occasions, subjects, and theams, alphabeticaly digested : together with a short institution to English poesie, by way of a preface / by Joshua Poole.
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2011 December (TCP phase 2)
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Print source: The English Parnassus, or, A helpe to English poesie containing a collection of all rhyming monosyllables, the choicest epithets, and phrases : with some general forms upon all occasions, subjects, and theams, alphabeticaly digested : together with a short institution to English poesie, by way of a preface / by Joshua Poole.
Poole, Josua, fl. 1632-1646.

London: Printed for Tho. Johnson, 1657.
Notes:
Reproduction of original in the Huntington Library.
Subject terms:
English poetry.
Epithets.
English language -- Rhyme -- Dictionaries.
URL: http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A55357.0001.001

Contents
title page
TO My Worthily, Honoured FRIEND, Mr. FRANCIS ATKINSON.
To the hopeful young Gentlemen, his Schollers in that private School, at Hadley, Kept in the house of Mr. Francis Atkinson.
THE PREFACE, Being a short Institution OF ENGLISH POESIE.
The ALPHABET OF MONOSYLABLES.
TO THE READER.
The Books principally made use of in the compiling of this Work.
The ENGLISH PARNASSUS.
section a
B.
C.
D.
E.
F.
G.
H.
I.
K.
L.
M.
N.
O.
P.
Q.
R.
S.
T.
V.
W.
X.
Y
Z.
The ENGLISH PARNASSUS.
A.
Abel.
Abortive. v. Embrion.
Abraham.
Absolom.
Abstemious. v. Temperate.
Absurd things indecently joyned.
Acheron.
Achilles.
Actaeon.
Adam.
Adamant.
Admire. v. Wonder.
Admirable. v. Incredible.
Adonis.
Adorne.
Adultery. Adulterer.
Adversity. v. Miserable.
Aeacus.
Aeneas
Aeolus. v. Wind.
Aetna.
Affection. v. Love. Africa.
Where the Sun. v. Hot Summer.
Ajax.
Aire.
Alchymist. v. Chymist. Alecto. v. Fury. Alexander.
Ambitious. Ambition.
Amaz'd.
Recovered from amazement.
Amorous. v. Love Anchorite.
Anchyses.
Anger. v. Rage. Fury.
Angry.
Angels
Answer. v. to speak.
Answerable.
Ants.
Antiquary.
Apollo. v. Phoebus.
April. v. Spring.
Arabia.
Arbour. v. Shade.
Arachne.
Argonautes.
Argus.
Ariadne.
Aristorle. v. Learned.
Armes.
Armes. Armour.
Arrow. v. Swift.
Artificial.
Asse.
Assent.
Astonisht. v. Amazed.
Astraea.
Astronomer.
Asswage.
Atheist. v. Wicked.
Athens.
Atlas.
Attend. Attentive.
Avarice. v. Covetousness. Augurs.
Aurora. v. Morning.
Autumn.
Awake.
B.
abe. v. Infant. Bacchus.
Bacchanals. v. Orgies. Bald.
Bankes.
Banners.
Banquet. v. Feast. Baptism.
Base, v. Voluptuous. Wicked.
Bastard.
Bat. v. Evening.
Bath.
Battell. v. Warre. Beard.
Beasts.
Beauie.
Beautifull.
Bees.
Bed.
Beggar,
Beginning.
Belides.
Belerophon.
Bellona. v. Pallas.
Eelly.
Birds.
Bitter.
Black.
Blew.
Blind.
Blood.
Blush.
Body.
Bold. v. Impudent.
Books.
Boreas. v. Wind.
Born.
To Bow.
Bracelets.
Braggadochio. v. Coward.
Brain.
Breasts.
Breath sweet. v. Sweet smelling.
Breath-stinking. v. Stinking.
Bright. v. Shining.
Brook. v. Spring. River. Brow. v. Fore-head.
Building. v. astle.
Burden.
To bury.
To burn. v. Fire.
Busie.
O.
Gacus.
Cain. v. Cruel. Abel.
Calm.
Cameleon.
Cancer.
Candles.
Care. Careful.
Carrier.
To Cary away violently.
Castle. v. Building.
Castor and Pollux.
Caucasus.
Cave.
Centaures.
Cerberus.
Ceres.
Certain.
Changeable.
Chaos. v. Confused.
Charmes.
Charon.
Charbdis.
Chast.
Cheeks.
Child. v. Infant.
With Child.
Children.
Chiron.
Christs-Cross.
Cholerick. v. Angry.
Chymick. Alchymist.
Close. v. Embrace.
Cloud.
Cock.
Cocke fight.
Cold.
Coloured.
Combate. v. War.
To Come.
Comet.
To Compass.
A Compass.
Confused.
Conquer. v. Victory. Triumph.
Conscience.
Consider.
Constant.
Consume.
Corn.
Covetous.
Court.
Ʋpstart Courtier. v. Fantastick.
Coward v. Brgadochio.
Coy.
Crafty.
Cranes.
Credulous.
To Cry out, v. Noyse.
Crime. v. Wicked.
Critick.
Crocodile.
Crowne.
Cruell.
Cuckold
Cupid.
Custome.
Cybele.
Cyclops.
D.
Dale. v. Valley. Dance.
Dandle.
Dangerous
Darke.
Day.
Happy Day.
Space of dayes of nights.
David.
Deaf.
Death.
Ʋntimely Death.
Death-bed. v. approaching death.
Deformed.
Degenerate.
By Degrees.
Delay.
Delight.
Deluge.
Despaire. v. Miserable.
Destinies. v. Fates.
Destroyed.
Devil. v. Pluto.
Dew.
Diana. v. Phaebe.
Dido.
To Die. v. Death. Souls departed.
Dying Beauty,
Different.
Difficult.
Discourse.
Disease.
Doubt. Doubtful.
Dove.
Dreams.
Drink. Drunkard.
Drought. v. Famine. Thirst.
To Drown. Drowned.
Drumme.
Dust.
Dwarf.
E.
Eagle.
Ear.
To give ear. v. Attend.
To give no ear.
Earth.
Earth-quake.
East.
Eat.
Eccho.
Eclipse.
Egypt.
Egyptian.
Eyes.
Elaborate.
Elegies. v. Lamentable.
Elements.
Elephant.
Eloquence, Eloquent.
Elysium. v. Pleasant place.
Embrace.
Embrion. v. Abortive.
Endymion.
England.
To Envie. Envious.
Envie.
Epicure. v. Glutton. Voluptuous.
Epitaph.
Epithalaminm.
Estrige.
Eternitie.
From all Eternitie.
To all Eternitie. v. Ever. Ethiopian.
Eve.
Evening.
Evening star
Ever. v. Never.
Experience.
Extasie.
F.
Face.
Fair. v. Beautiful. Bright.
Faire Weather. V. Calme.
Fairies.
The Fairy Queen.
Oberons Clothing.
Oberons Diet.
Fame. v. Report.
Famous.
Famine v Drought.
Fancy.
Fantastick Gallant.
Fat.
Fate.
Fates. v. Destinies. Favourite.
Fear. Fearful.
Feast.
Feaver.
Feet.
Fierce. v. Cruel. Violent.
Fidler.
Fight, v. War. Sea-fight.
Fingers.
Fire.
Firme.
Fishes.
Fit.
Flattery. Flatterer.
Flora.
Flowers.
To Fly.
To Fly away. v. Swift.
Foole.
Forehead. v. Brow.
Forget;
Fortune.
Fortunate. v. Happy.
Fountain. v. Springs. Foul. v. Deformed. Free.
Friends.
Frost.
Frown.
Fruit.
Fruitfull.
Fury. v. Anger. Rage. Furies.
Furious. v. Angry. Mad.
G.
Gale. v. Wind.
Gamester.
Ganimed.
Garden. v. flowers: Pleasant place. Garland. v. Crown.
Garments.
Gemmes.
Ghosts. v. Souls departed.
Glad.
Glove.
Glutton. v. Voluptuous.
Goates.
God.
Gods.
To Go up and down.
Gold.
Golden age.
Goodly.
Gorgon.
Grape.
Grasse
Grave. v. Stoick
The Grave.
Great.
Grief. v. Melancholy
To Grieve. v. Mourn. Lament. Groan. v. Sigh.
Grove. v. Dark, Silent VVood.
Gilty. v. Blush.
Gyant.
Gunnes.
H.
Hair.
Haile.
Halcyon.
Hands.
Hang'd.
Happie V. Fortunate
Hard.
Harpies.
Harvest. v. Autumne.
Hast. v. Swift.
Hate.
Haven.
Hawke.
Head.
Health.
Hear.
Hearken. v. Attend.
Heart.
Heat. Hot.
Heaven.
Hector.
Hecuba,
Helen. v. Beautifull.
Hell.
Helmet.
Hercules.
Hermophradite.
Hermit. v. Anchorite. High.
Hill. v. High.
History.
Hippocrene.
Homer.
Honest. v. Forms of Commending.
Honey.
Honour.
Honor.
Hope.
Horns.
Horse.
Hour.
Humble.
Hungry.
Hunt. Hunter.
Hyades.
Hydra.
Hymen. v. Epithalamium.
Hypocrisie.—Hypocrites.
Hide.
I.
January.
Janus.
Jason.
Ice. v. Frost.
Idle.
Ida.
Idolater.
Jealous. Jealousie.
Ignorant.
Ignorant rich man.
Island.
Immortall. v. Eternall
Imperfect.
Impossible. v. Never, Incredible.
Imprison.
Imprison.
Impudent.
Inconstant. v. Changeable. Incredible. v. Admirable.
v. Never Impossible. Indian.
Infamous.
Infant.
Inocent.
Intice.
Job.
John the Baptist
Joyfull. v. Glad. Jy Publick. v. Shout. Noise.
To joyn.
Iris v. Rainbow.
Judas.
Judge.
Day of Judgement.
July.
June.
Juno.
Jupiter.
To Kill ones self.
Kings.
v. Gods. Thunder. Justice.
K.
To Kill. v. To Wound.
Kisse, v. Lips.
Knee.
L.
Laborious.
Labour needlesse. To powre
Labour in vain. v. Impossible.
Larke.
To laugh.
Labaerinth. v. Minotaure.
To Lament. v. to Mourne.
Lamentable. Sorrowfull.
Lawyer
Lean.
Learned. v. Eloquent.
Leaves.
Leda.
Leggs.
Letters.
Letters of sad contents.
Letters of glad contents
Leviathan.
Light,
Lightning. v. Thunder.
Like.
Lilly.
Lips.
Litle. v. Dwarfe.
Live.
Life.
Short life, v. Ʋntimely death.
Long life.
Private life
Liver.
To looke.
To cast lots.
Loud. v. Noise.
Love.
Fab. Europa. To love or be in love.
Protestations of love
Two Lovers.
V. Friend. Lovers Tears.
Lucifer.
Lucina.
Lucretia.
Lust.
Lustfull.
Lusty.
Lute. v. Musick.
Lybia. v. Africa, Lycaon.
Lyon.
To lye.
M.
Mad.
Magick. v. Charmes. Witch. Man.
Manifest.
Many.
March. v. Spring.
Marke. v. to Looke.
Marriage. To Marry.
v. Epithalamium. Martyr.
Mars. v. War.
Maske.
May, v. Spring, Flowers.
Medea.
Medusa.
Melancholy.
Melt.
Memory.
Merhhants.
Mercurie.
Merry. v. Glad. Joy,
Meteors. Comets.
Milke.
Milkey way.
Minerva. v. Pallas. Bellon.
Minotaure.
Minutes.
Miracle. v. Admirable. Miserable. v. Lamentable
Modest.
Monk. v. Anchorite. Moon.
Full Moon.
Space of Moneths.
Moore. v. Aethiopian. Morning.
Morpheus. v. Sleep.
Mountain. v. Hills. High.
Mountebank.
Yo mourn v. Lament
Multitude. v. Many. Murmure. v. Noise.
Muses.
Musick. v. Sweet sounding.
Musick.
N.
Naiades.
Naked.
Name
Narcissus.
Nature
Near
Necessity
Neck.
Negro. V. Aethiopian Nemesis
Neptune
Nereides.
Nestor.
Net.
Never.
New years day,
New.
Newes.
Sad Newes. v. Harsh sounding.
Good Newes. v. Sweet sounding.
Night.
V. Moon. Stars. Sleep, Midnight.
Nightingale.
Nilus.
Nimble. v. Swift.
Niobe.
Noah's Ark.
Noon.
North.
V. Cold. Boreas. Frost. Nose.
Noyse.
V. Murmure. Shout. Nuptialls. v Marriage. Nymphs.
O.
Oak.
Obscure.
Observe. v. Mark.
Old.
Old age.
Old things.
A good old man. v. Earls. Chracters set out by Ed. Blount. Chap. 29. Omens.
Oracle.
V. Mays Contiuation of Lucan Lib. Oratour. v. Eloquent. Orgies.
Orpheus.
V. Ovids Metam. Lib. 10. Ovid.
Owl.
P.
To paint the Face.
Pale.
Pallas. v. Minerva.
Palsie.
Pan.
Paradise. v. Pleasant place.
Parnassus.
Passion. v. Fury, Anger.
Patient.
Patroclus.
Peace.
Peacock.
Pegasus.
Penelope.
Perillus.
Phaeton.
v. Ovids Metam. 2. lib. Phaenix.
Philomel. v. Nightingale.
Philosophers. v Learned Aristotle.
Physician.
Phoebus v. Apollo.
Picture.
Pity.
Place Pleasant.
Sad, Melancholy place.
Plague.
Planets v. Stars.
Please.
Pleiades.
Plow.
Ploughman V. Swaines
Pluto. v. Hell.
Poesie.
Poets.
Poetaster.
Pope.
Poor. v. Beggar.
Earls Char. 67. Porcupine.
Pox.
Poyson.
Prayer.
Prayse.
Prejudice.
V. Forms of commending. Presently:
Pride.
Primrose.
Prison. Prisoner.
Prodigies. v. Omens. Profound. v. Obscure
Promercheus.
Prophecie. Prophet.
Proserpina.
Prosperity.
V. Happy. Fortunate. Protesilaus.
Proeus.
Proud. v. Ambitious.
Pre. v. Bright
Pyrates.
Pythgoas.
Q.
Quake. v. Tremble.
Queen.
Quiver.
R.
Rage. v. Anger. Fury.
Rain.
Rainebow. v. Iris.
Ram.
Rash.
Raven.
Read.
Reap.
Reason.
Rebellion.
Recreation.
Red.
Reede.
Report. v, Fame.
Resurrection.
Revenge.
Rhetorick. v. Eloquence. Rich.
Ride. v. Horse.
Kidiculous. v. Foole.
River.
Rock.
Rose.
Run v. Hast. Swift.
S.
To sacrifice.
Sad.
Sappho.
Satyrs.
Satyricall. v. Critick.
To sail.
Sails.
Sailour.
Schollar. v. Learned. Student. Scylla.
Sea.
Secret. v. Silent.
Sectary.
Sences.
September.
Sepulcher. v. Grave. Tomb. Serpent. v. Snake.
Serving man.
Sexton.
Shade.
Shadows.
Shame. v. Blush.
Sheep.
Shepherd. v. Swain.
Amorous Shepheards and gamesome.
Shepheardesses.
Shining. v. Bright.
Ship.
Shipwrack. v. Tempest.
Shoote.
Shoulder.
Shout. v. Noyse. Loud.
Sibyll.
Sicknesse. v. Feaver.
Sighs. To Sigh.
Signe.
Silent. Silence.
To be Silent.
Silk-wormes.
Sing. Song. v. Sweet sounding.
Skin.
Silenus.
Sisyphus.
Sleepe.
To sleepe.
Slow.
Smooth.
Snake. v. Serpent.
Snow.
Socrates.
Soft.
Sorrowfull. v. Sad. Melancholy.
V. Miserable. Tears. Sighs. Weep. Souldier. v. Valiant.
Soul.
Souls departed.
Harsh sound.
South.
Sew.
Sparke.
Speake.
Spider.
Spinne.
A Spring or Fountain.
The spring.
Stagge. v. Swift.
Stars.
A falling Star.
Blazing star. v. Comet. Stinke.
Stoick.
Stomach.
To Stone.
Strange.
To Study.
Student.
Styx.
Summer.
Sun.
Sun Rising. v. Morning. Sun Set. v. Evening. Surgeon.
Swains. v. Shepherds.
Swannes.
Swear.
V. Forms of protesting. Sweat.
Sweet smelling.
Sweet sounding
Sweet in tast.
Swift.
Swim.
Swine.
Sword.
Swound.
Syrens.
T.
Talkative.
Tantalus.
Tantalise.
A Tavern.
Teach.
Tears.
False tears.
Lovers Tears. v. Love. Tedious.
Teeth.
Temperate. v. Abstemious
Tempest.
Temporizers
Terrour. v. Fear.
Thanks. v. Forms of Thanking. To Thaw. v. Melt.
Theseus.
Theeves.
Thetis. v. Sea. Waves.
Thighes.
Thinne.
Thirst. v. Draught.
Thought.
Thunder v. Lightning.
To Tie.
Time.
Timanthes.
Tombe. v. Grave.
Tongue.
Toppe.
Torch.
Torment.
Torne.
Tower.
Tragedian.
Traveller.
Trees. v. Shade▪
Tremble. v. Quake. Fear.
Triton.
Triumph.
Troy.
True.
Trumpet.
Truth.
Turnings.
Twilight. v. Evening.
Tyrant,
V.
Vale. Valley.
V. Pleasant Place. Valiant. Valour.
Veins.
Venus.
Verse. v. Poetry.
Victory. v. Valiant. Triumph.
Doubtful victory.
Vine.
Violent.
V. Lightning. Thunder. Wind. Tempest. Violet. v. Primrose.
The resolved fair Virgin.
Ʋlysses.
Ʋnchangeable. v. Firm.
Ʋnhappy.
Ʋnlearned. v. Ignorant. Fool. Vnluckie v. Ominous.
Ʋnspeakable.
Voluptuous. v. Glutton.
Ʋsurer v. Covetous.
Vulcan.
Vulgar.
W.
Wander.
War.
Civil war.
Wast of the body.
Water.
Watch Wake. v. Sleepe.
Wave.
Weave.
Weep. v. Tears.
To weep for joy. v. Lovers Tears.
Welcome. v. Glad▪
West.
Whale.
Whisper.
White.
VVhore.
VVicked. v. Forms of dispraising.
Wildernesse.
winds v. Aeolus.
VVine.
Wings.
VVinter.
Wise. v. Learned.
Witch.
Witty.
VVomen.
Valiant women.
Ʋnchast women. v. VVhores.
VVomen of all sorts, Heywoods book of VVomen. Wolf.
Womb.
Wonderfull. v. Admirable. Wood. v. Arbour. Shade.
Wooll,
World.
All the World over.
Wormes.
Wound. v. Kill.
Wrong.
W.
Xanthus.
Xerxes.
Year.
Space of Years.
Youth.
Youthfull.
Z.
Zephirus.
Zealous.
Zodiack.
Aries.
Taurus.
Gemini.
Cancer.
Leo.
Virgo.
Libra.
Sorpius.
Sagitarius.
Capricorne.
Aquarius.
Pisces.
Zoilus. v. Cririck.
Formes of Commending.
Formes of Dispraising.
v. Wicked Foole. Voluptuous. Formes of protesting.
Formes of Conjuring, or Beseeching.
Formes of giving Thanks.
V. Many unspeakable.
V. Forms of concluding Letters. Forms of blessing or wishing well.
V. Happy. Forms of cursing or wishing ill.
V. Miserable. Ʋnhappy Forms of blessing times and dayes.
Forms of cursing dayes and times.
Forms of breaking off.
Forms of bringing Similitudes.
Forms of invocating Muses.
V. Muses. Apollo. Phoebus Forms of concluding Letters.