The Ecclesiazusae; Or, Female Parliament

J.H. Parker, 1833 - 102 sivua

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Sivu 43 - Be brave, then ; for your captain is brave, and vows reformation. There shall be in England seven halfpenny loaves sold for a penny ; the three-hooped pot shall have ten hoops ; and I will make it felony to drink small beer...
Sivu 32 - Yet when I approach Her loveliness, so absolute she seems And in herself complete, so well to know Her own, that what she wills to do or say, Seems wisest, virtuousest, discreetest, best.
Sivu 91 - Angels and ministers of grace defend us! Be thou a spirit of health or goblin damn'd, Bring with thee airs from heaven or blasts from hell, Be thy intents wicked or charitable, Thou com'st in such a questionable shape, That I will speak to thee: I'll call thee Hamlet, King, father, royal Dane, O, answer me!
Sivu 43 - England seven halfpenny loaves sold for a penny: the three-hooped pot shall have ten hoops ; and I will make it felony to drink small beer: all the • realm shall be in common...
Sivu 100 - That which smokes in the middle", said he, " is a sow's stomach, filled with a composition of minced pork, hog's brains, eggs, pepper, cloves, garlic, aniseed, rue, ginger, oil, wine, and pickle. On the right-hand side are the teats and belly of a sow, just farrowed, fried with sweet wine, oil, flour, lovage, and pepper. On the left is a fricassee of snails, fed, or rather purged, with milk. At that end next Mr. Pallet, are fritters of pompions, lovage, origanum, and oil ; and here are a couple of...
Sivu vii - Peace: the introduction, the secret assembly of the women, their rehearsal of their parts as men, the description of the popular assembly, are all handled in the most masterly manner; but towards the middle the action stands still. Nothing remains but the representation of the perplexities and confusion which arise from the...
Sivu vi - Of this there is the most perfect illustration in Aristophanes. In language and versification his excellence is not barely acknowledged — it is such as to entitle him to take his place among the first poets to whom Greece has given birth. In many passages of serious and earnest poetry, which (thanks to the boundless variety and lawless formation of the popular comedy of Athens) he has here and there introduced, Aristophanes shews himself to be a true poet, and capable, had he so chosen, of reaching...
Sivu 54 - Nay, that I mean to do. Is not this a lamentable thing, that of the skin of an innocent lamb should be made parchment ? that parchment, being scribbled o'er, should undo a man ? Some say, the bee stings: but I say, 'tis the bee's wax, for I did but seal once to ' a thing, and I was never mine own man since.
Sivu 87 - Signifies an Excuse for him that is summoned to appear and answer to an Action, or to perform Suit to a CourtKaron, &o., by Reason of Sickness and Infirmity, or other just Cause of Absence.
Sivu 33 - f is fixed that he bear sway till one arise More wicked than himself— that moment seals him. Then comes the Paphlagonian — the hide-seller — The man of claws, whose Toice outroars Cycloborus.f Nic.

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