Questions tagged [william-drummond-of-hawthornden]

Questions about the works of Scottish poet William Drummond (1585–1649) and his life as a writer.

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
6 votes
1 answer

What does it mean for Venus to 'read my case' in Drummond of Hawthornden's madrigal?

I came across a madrigal by William Drummond of Hawthornden (laird of the same) yesterday. It's an astonishingly beautiful poem, but I'm having trouble making sense of some of the phrases and ...