We may notice that Lyly's songs were not printed till long after Shakespeare's death, but doubtless he had listened to them.
Many efforts have been made to discover some model for Lyly's oddities.
Did Lyly not grow wearied of perpetually riding these alliterative trick-ponies?
Greene learned this trick from Lyly, who was a master of the art.
In an audience thus susceptible to innuendo Lyly saw his opportunity.
It commands respect in no small degree, because Lyly was able to keep it up so long.
Lyly was not the first to appropriate and develop the Guevaristic style.
It was as a novelist that Lyly first came before the world of English letters.
These are the three chief points of interest about Lyly, but they do not exhaust the problems he presents.
This was Hakluyt, who must have been known to Lyly; and for the following reason.