Andrew Marvell, the Critical Heritage

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Though Marvel has enough expos’d his Folly.
He Drank to carry off some old Remains,
His Lazy dull Distemper1 left in ’s Brains;
Let him Drink on, but ’tis not a whole Flood
Can give sufficient sweetness to his Blood,
To make his Nature or his Manners good.


7.

Robert McWard comments on Parker and Marvell

1677

Robert McWard (?1633-87), a covenanting Scottish minister, was banished in 1661 and took up residence in Holland where he wrote prefaces to the works of his fellow exile, John Brown of Wamphrey.

Extract from ‘To the Christian Reader’ in John Brown’s Christ the Way, and the Truth, and the Life (1677), from the 1740 reprint, p. xxxiv.

But I would recommend to you, who can neither purchase nor peruse what is more voluminous (how worthy soever) the serious perusal, as of the whole of that savoury and grace-breathing piece, The Fulfilling of the Scriptures;2 so there in that short but sweet digression, against black-mouthed Parker, wherein the gracious author takes out his own soul, and sets before thine eye the image of God, impressed thereon: for while he deals with that Desperado by clear and convincing reason, flowing natively from the pure fountain of divine revelation, he hath the advantage

1 Lazy dull Distemper: a phrase used by Parker in his Reproof to explain his delay in answering the RT I.

2 By the Scots dissenter Robert Fleming (1630-94).

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