English Writers: An Attempt Towards a History of English Literature, Nide 8

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Cassell, limited, 1892
 

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Sivu 135 - Thus he said, The fourth beast shall be the fourth kingdom upon earth, which shall be diverse from all kingdoms, and shall devour the whole earth, and shall tread it down and break it in pieces.
Sivu 135 - And he shall speak great words against the Most High, and shall wear out the saints of the Most High, and think to change times and laws : and they shall be given into his hand, until A TIME AND TIMES AND THE DIVIDING OF TIME.
Sivu 302 - Duchess, with all the household, gentlemen and gentlewomen, were hunting in the park. I found her in her chamber reading...
Sivu 383 - I stuff my skin so full within Of jolly good ale and old. Back and side go bare, go bare, Both foot and hand go cold: But, belly, God send thee good ale enough, Whether it be new or old.
Sivu 301 - ... loth to offer to the other two hundred shillings. God that sitteth in heaven laugheth their choice to scorn, and rewardeth their liberality as it should ; for he suffereth them to have tame and well-ordered horse, but wild and unfortunate children ; and therefore in the end they find more pleasure in their horse than comfort in their children.
Sivu 169 - He that will write well in any tongue must follow this counsel of Aristotle— to speak as the common people do, to think as wise men do, as so should every man understand him and the judgment of wise men allow him.
Sivu 300 - For this I know, not only by reading of books in my study, but also by experience of life, abroad in the world, that those which be commonly the wisest, the best learned, and best men also, when they be old, were never commonly the quickest of wit when they were young.
Sivu 392 - For he doth not only show the way, but giveth so sweet a prospect into the way as will entice any man to enter into it ; nay...
Sivu 104 - I know a merchant man (who shall at this time be nameless) that bought the contents of two noble libraries for forty shillings price ; a shame it is to be spoken.
Sivu 17 - So cruel prison how could betide, alas, As proud Windsor? Where I in lust and joy With a king's son my childish years did pass In greater feast than Priam's sons of Troy; Where each sweet place returns a taste full sour : The large green courts where we were wont to hove With eyes cast up into the maidens...

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