The Retrospective Review, 2. köide

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John Russell Smith, 1854

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Page 50 - Lero, lero, lilliburlero," that made an impression on the [King's] army, that cannot be imagined by those that saw it not. The whole army, and at last the people, both in city and country, were singing it perpetually. And perhaps never had so slight a thing so great an effect.
Page 120 - Son William, I am weary of the world ; I would not live over my days again, if I could command them with a wish ; for, the snares of life are greater than the fear of death.
Page 396 - Formosan, and said, he had never seen the close of the life of any one that he wished so much his own to resemble, as that of him, for its purity and devotion. He told many anecdotes of him; and said he was supposed by his accent to have been a Gascon.
Page 1 - Davenant, Kt., consisting of those which were formerly printed, and those which he designed for the Press ; now published out of the author's originall copies. London : Printed by TN for Henry Herringman, at the sign of the Blew Anchor in the lower walk of the New Exchange, 1673.
Page 112 - The sottish purblind world; but absolutely free, His happy time he spends the works of God to see In those so sundry herbs which there in plenty grow, Whose sundry strange effects he only seeks to know. And in a little maund, being made of osiers small, Which serveth him to do full many a thing withal, He very choicely sorts his simples got abroad.
Page 114 - Which scorns a meaner sort than fits a princely rate, In anadems, for whom they curiously dispose The red, the dainty white, the goodly damask rose ; For the rich ruby, pearl, and amethyst, men place In kings' imperial crowns, the circle that enchase.
Page 264 - Thus saith the Lord, Learn not the way of the heathen, and be not dismayed at the signs of heaven; for the heathen are dismayed at them.
Page 111 - And by that warbling bird, the wood-lark place we then, The red-sparrow, the nope, the red-breast and the wren. The yellow-pate ; which though she hurt the blooming tree, Yet scarce hath any bird a finer pipe than she.
Page 21 - Revenge is a kind of wild justice, which the more man's nature runs to, the more ought law to weed it out. For as for the first wrong, it doth but offend the law ; but the revenge of that wrong putteth the law out of office.
Page 233 - : — " Some say, good Will, which I, in sport, do sing, Had'st thou not played some kingly parts in sport, Thou hadst been a companion for a king, And been a King among the meaner sort.

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