Mar-Martine I know not why a trueth in rime set out maie not as wel mar Martine and his mates, as shamelesse lies in prose-books cast about marpriests, & prelates, and subvert whole states. For where truth builds, and lying overthroes, one truth in rime, is worth ten lies in prose.

Title

Mar-Martine I know not why a trueth in rime set out maie not as wel mar Martine and his mates, as shamelesse lies in prose-books cast about marpriests, & prelates, and subvert whole states. For where truth builds, and lying overthroes, one truth in rime, is worth ten lies in prose.

Author

Nash, Thomas, 1567-1601, attributed name.

Lyly, John, 1554?-1606, attributed name.

Date

1589

Place of Publication

London

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Languages

English

Editorial Practice

A tract in the Martin Marprelate controversy. Sometimes attributed to Thomas Nash and John Lyly. In verse. Imprint from STC. Signatures: A⁴. Reproduction of the original in the Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery.

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Identifiers
  • OTA: A07046
  • PURL: http://purl.ox.ac.uk/ota/A07046
  • DLPS: A07046
  • STC: STC 17461
  • STC: ESTC S108294
  • EEBO-CITATION: 99843955
  • PROQUEST: 99843955
  • VID: 8726