Restituta: Or, Titles, Extracts, and Characters of Old Books in English Literature, Reviewed, Volume 4

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Page 497 - If music and sweet poetry agree, As they must needs, the sister and the brother, Then must the love be great "twixt thee and me, Because thou lov'st the one, and I the other. Dowland to thee is dear, whose heavenly touch Upon the lute doth ravish human sense ; Spenser to me, whose deep conceit is such As, passing all conceit, needs no defence. Thou lov'st to hear the sweet melodious sound That Phoebus...
Page 500 - Remember your poor child for his father's sake, who loved you in his happiest estate. I sued for my life, but (God knows) it was for you and yours that I desired it: for know it (my dear wife) your child is the child of a true man, who, in his own respect, despiseth death, and his mis-shapen and ugly forms.
Page 10 - Elizabeth by the Grace of God Queen of England France and Ireland Defender of the Faith &c.
Page 492 - Some there were, that did interpret The affectionate Shepheard, otherwise then (in truth) I meant, touching the subiect thereof, to wit, the loue of a Shepheard to a boy ; a fault, the which I will not excuse, because I neuer made. Onely this, I will vnshaddow my conceit : being nothing else, but an imitation of Virgill, in the second Eglogue of Alexis.
Page 500 - ... yours with extreme poverty. To what friend to direct you i know not, for all mine have left me in the true time of trial.
Page 199 - Fletcher (bringing with them a strong party) appeared, as if they meant to water their Bayes with blood, rather then part with their proper Right, which indeed Apollo and the Muses (had with much justice) conferr'd upon them, so that now there is like to be a trouble in Triplex; Skelton, Gower and the Monk of Bury were at Daggers-drawing for Chaucer...
Page 328 - But the proper language of poetry is in fact nothing different from that of real life, and depends for its dignity upon the strength and sentiment of what it speaks.
Page 169 - Prince of Wales, Duke of Cornewaile and Rothsay, Count Palatine of Chester, Earle of Carick, and late Knight of the most Noble Order of the Garter. Which Noble Prince deceased at St. James, the sixt day of...
Page 465 - ... not. In the morning he listens whether the crow crieth even or odd; and, by that token, presages of the weather. If he hear but a raven croak from the next roof, he makes his will...
Page 445 - I minde shortely at convenient leysure to sette forth a Booke in this kinde, whyche I entitle Epithalamion Thamesis, whyche Booke 20 I dare undertake wil be very profitable for the knowledge and rare for the Invention and manner of handling.

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