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Page 130 - Queen ; At whose approach the soul of Petrarch wept, And from thenceforth those graces were not seen, For they this Queen attended ; in whose stead Oblivion laid him down on Laura's hearse. Hereat the hardest stones were seen to bleed, And groans of buried ghosts the heavens did pierce : Where Homer's spright did tremble all for grief, And cursed the access of that celestial thief.
Page 147 - Here die I, Richard Grenville, with a joyful and quiet mind: for that I have ended my life as a true soldier ought to do, fighting for his country, queen, religion, and honour: my soul willingly departing from this body, leaving behind the lasting fame of having behaved as every valiant soldier is in his duty bound to do.
Page 188 - I never saw a more beautiful country, nor more lively prospects, hills so raised here and there over the valleys, the river winding into divers branches, the plains adjoining without bush or stubble, all fair green grass, the ground of hard sand easy to march on, either for horse or foot, the deer crossing in every path, the birds towards the evening singing on every tree with a thousand several tunes...
Page 144 - I, that was wont to behold her riding like Alexander, hunting like Diana, walking like Venus, the gentle wind blowing her fair hair about her pure cheeks, like a nymph, sometimes sitting in the shade like a goddess, sometimes singing like an angel, sometimes playing like Orpheus ; behold the sorrow of this world! once amiss hath bereaved me of all.
Page 273 - And therefore I think the best course is to set it at liberty, and leave every man free, which is the desire of a true Englishman.
Page 160 - Of him, that first was raisde for vertuous parts, And now broad spreading like an aged tree, Lets none shoot up, that nigh him planted bee : O let the man, of whom the Muse is scorned, Nor alive, nor dead be of the Muse adorned.
Page 116 - The Spaniards had an army aboard them, and he had none ; they had more ships than he had, and of higher building and charging ; so that, had he entangled himself with those great and powerful vessels, he liad greatly endangered this kingdom of England.
Page 125 - I know not right: Whom when I asked from what place he came And how he hight, himself he did yclepe The Shepherd of the Ocean by name And said he came far from the main-sea deep.