Publications, Volum 17

Shakespeare Society, and to be had of W. Skeffington, 1853

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Pàgina iv - SOCIETY desire it to be understood that they are not answerable for any opinions or observations that may appear in the Society's publications; the Editors of the several Works being alone responsible for the same.
Pàgina 13 - That Southwell was hanged ; yet so he had written that piece of his, the Burning Babe, he would have been content to destroy many of his.
Pàgina 13 - The burning babe As I in hoary winter's night stood shivering in the snow, Surprised I was with sudden heat which made my heart to glow; And lifting up a fearful eye to view what fire was near, A pretty babe all burning bright did in the air appear; Who, scorched with excessive heat, such floods of tears did shed As though his floods should quench his flames which with his tears were fed. Alas...
Pàgina 2 - That Silvester's translation of Du Bartas was not well done ; and that he wrote his verses before it, ere he understood to conferr : Nor that of Fairfax his.
Pàgina 24 - Here lies a valiant warriour, Who never drew a sword ; Here lies a noble courtier, Who never kept his word ; Here lies the Earle of Leister, Who govern'd the estates, Whom the earth could never living love, And the just Heaven now hates.
Pàgina 23 - My conceit of his person was never increased toward him by his place, or honours : but I have and do reverence him, for the greatness that was only proper to himself, in that he seemed to me ever, by his work, one of the greatest men, and most worthy of admiration, that had been in many ages. In his adversity I ever prayed, that God would give him strength ; for greatness he could not want. Neither could I condole in a word or syllable for him, as knowing no accident could do harm to virtue, but...
Pàgina xxiv - I loved the man, and do honour his memory, on this side idolatry, as much as any. He was indeed honest, and of an. open and free nature ; had an excellent phantasy, brave notions, and gentle expressions...
Pàgina 19 - When the King came in England at that tyme the pest was in London, he being in the country at Sir Robert Cotton's house with old Cambden, he saw in a vision his eldest...
Pàgina 153 - I thanke him for his great kindnesse towards me ; for at my taking leave of him, he gave me a piece of gold of two and twenty shillings to drink his health in England ; and withall willed me to remember his kind commendations to all his friends. So with a friendly farewell, I left him as well as I hope never to see him in a worse estate ; for he is amongst Noblemen and Gentlemen that knowe his true worth, and their own honours, where with much respective love he is worthily entertained.
Pàgina 8 - HOW happy is he born and taught That serveth not another's will; Whose armour is his honest thought, And simple truth his utmost skill ! Whose passions not his masters are; Whose soul is still prepared for death, Untied unto the world by care Of public fame or private breath...

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