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With the instinct, almost, of a religious reformer, Lyly saw that to succeed he must enlist the ladies on his side.
In Lyly's day drama had not yet been differentiated from masque, and his plays, therefore, partook of the nature of both.
The figures, again, that move in Lyly's second novel are no longer clothes filled with moral sawdust.
High praise is rendered by the editor to Lyly, who "was a great refiner of the English tongue in those days."The English Novel in the Time of Shakespeare|J. J. Jusserand
But in reality there is no retrogression; for with Lyly allegory is not an ethical instrument.