A Woman Killed with Kindness: And The Fair Maid of the West

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D.C. Heath & Company, 1917 - 295 sider
 

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Side xciii - Here likewise, I must necessarily insert a manifest injury done me in that worke, by taking the two Epistles of Paris to Helen, and Helen to Paris, and printing them in a lesse volume under the name of another, which may put the world in opinion I might steal them from him...
Side 82 - To undo things done; to call back yesterday! That Time could turn up his swift sandy glass, To untell the days, and to redeem these hours ! Or that the sun Could, rising from the west, draw his coach backward, Take from th...
Side 32 - I'm hurried to mine own destruction. There goest thou, the most perfect'st man That ever England bred a gentleman ; And shall I wrong his bed ? — Thou God of thunder ! Stay in thy thoughts of vengeance and of wrath, Thy great, almighty, and all-judging hand, From speedy execution on a villain : A villain, and a traitor to his friend.
Side 260 - ... have in many alehouses of the citie and suburbs, tipt with silver, besides the great black jacks, and bombards at the court, which when the French-men first saw, they reported at their returne into their countrey, that the English-men used to drinke out of their bootes...
Side 86 - And grows in greatness as they wax in years ; Look but on them, and melt away in tears.
Side liii - Bastard without a father to acknowledge it : true it is that my plays are not exposed to the world in volumes, to bear the title of works (as others *) one reason is that many of them by shifting and change of companies, have been negligently lost. Others of them are still retained in the hands of some actors, who think it against their peculiar profit to have them come in print, and a third that it never was any great ambition in me to be in this kind voluminously read.
Side 85 - ... speak to you, Nor look on you, nor to be in your presence ; Yet, as an abject, this one suit I crave, This granted, I am ready for my grave.
Side 102 - That ever liv'd together, and, being divided, In several places make their several moan ; She in the fields laments, and he at home ; So poets write that Orpheus made the trees And stones to dance to his melodious harp, Meaning the rustic and the barbarous hinds, That had no understanding part in them: So she from these rude carters tears extracts...
Side lxxiv - The Life of Merlin, sirnamed Ambrosius. His Prophesies and Predictions Interpreted, and their Truth made good by our English Annalla. Being a Chronographicall History of all the Kings and Memorable Passages of this Kingdome from Brute to the Reigne of our Royall Soveraigne King Charles. A Subject never published in this kind before, and deserves to be knowne and observed by all men.
Side 56 - Wen. We shall be soonest pairs; and my good host, When he comes late home, he must kiss the post. Frank. Whoever wins, it shall be to thy cost. Cran. Faith, let it be vide-ruff, and let's make honors.

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