Sir Walter Raleigh and the Period in which He Lived--

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Miller, Orton & Muller, 1856 - Всего страниц: 287
 

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Стр. 123 - What things have we seen Done at the Mermaid! heard words that have been So nimble, and so full of subtle flame, As if that every one (from whence they came) Had meant to put his whole wit in a jest, And had resolved to live a fool the rest Of his dull life...
Стр. 277 - But I remember when the fight was done, When I was dry with rage and extreme toil, Breathless and faint, leaning upon my sword, Came there a certain lord, neat, and trimly dress'd, Fresh as a bridegroom, and his chin new reap'd Show'd like a stubble-land at harvest-home.
Стр. 84 - If I were not a king, I would be a university man ; * " and if it were so that I must be a prisoner, if I might have my wish, I would desire to have no other prison than that library, and to be chained together with so many good authors et mortuis magistris.
Стр. 253 - I prithee, let me see it. Dost thou think that I am afraid of it? " Having fingered the edge of it a little, he returned it, and said, smiling, to the sheriff, " This is a sharp medicine, but it is a sound cure for all diseases...
Стр. 221 - voyage is money, spare your purse in this particular, for " upon my life you have a sufficient pardon for all that is " passed already, the king having under his broad seal, " made you admiral of your fleet, and given you power of " the martial law over your officers and soldiers.
Стр. 259 - Go, soul, the body's guest, Upon a thankless errand ! Fear not to touch the best, The truth shall be thy warrant Go, since I needs must die, And give the world the lie. Go, tell the court it glows, And shines like rotten wood Go, tell the church it shows What's good, and doth no good If church and court reply, Then give them both the lie. Tell potentates, they live Acting by others...
Стр. 166 - The lady doth here protest upon her salvation, that she never dealt in any of these things, and so she willed me to tell the court.
Стр. 250 - that the dear servants of God, in better causes than his, had shrunk back and trembled a little, ' he denied not ; but yet gave God thanks ' he never feared death, and much less then. For it was but an opinion and imagination, and the manner of death, though to others it might seem grievous, yet he had rather die so than of a burning fever...
Стр. 174 - You shall now receive, my dear wife, my last words in these my last lines. My love I send you, that you may keep it when I am dead ; and my counsel that you may remember it when I am no more. I would not...
Стр. 278 - Tobacco, divine, rare, superexcellent tobacco, which goes far beyond all the panaceas, potable gold, and philosopher's stones, a sovereign remedy to all diseases. A good vomit, I confess, a virtuous herb, if it be well qualified, opportunely taken, and medicinally used ; but as it is commonly abused by most men, which take it as tinkers do ale, 'tis a plague, a mischief, a violent purger of goods, lands, health; hellish, devilish and damned tobacco, the ruin and overthrow of body and soul.

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