1853. To which are added, by the same author, an Alarum against Usurers; and the delectable history of Forbonius and Prisceria. With introduction and notes. The English writer Lodge wrote in nearly every form of literature. This volume preserves his defense of poetry and other arts, usually called Honest Excuses, which was written in reply to the attacks made by Stephen Gosson in The School of Abuse; his pamphlet, Alarm against Usurers; and Forbonius and Prisceria, a history.