Editions text was transcribed by
Daniel Gustav Anderson, July 2003, and reproduces the 1633 publication
of The Purple Island, with the Piscatory Eclogues and Poeticall
It retains the spelling and punctuation of the original, silently
obvious typographical errors such as missing periods at stanza ends.
long "s" and the vowel ligatures, also, are silently amended to the
of the conventional keyboard. Any
errors that have crept into the transcription are the fault of the
publisher. The text is in the public domain. Content unique to this
is copyright © 2003 the editor and the University of Oregon. For
and educational uses only.