The Dramatic Works of Thomas Dekker: Now First Collected with Illustrative Notes and a Memoir of the Author, Volume 4

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J. Pearson, 1622
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an 1873 collection with one 1622 play

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Page 317 - Tis a sport to content a king. So, ho ! ho ! through the skies How the proud bird flies, And sousing kills with a grace. Now the deer falls ; hark ! how they ring.
Page 27 - Filled with bright heavenly courtiers, I dare assure you, And pawn these eyes upon it, and this hand, My father is in Heaven ; and, pretty mistress, If your illustrious hour-glass spend his sand No worse than yet it does, upon my life, You and I both shall meet my father there, And he shall bid you welcome.
Page 27 - I'll set that day Which gave thee to me. Little did I hope To meet such worlds of comfort in thyself, This little, pretty body, when I, coming Forth of the temple, heard my beggar-boy, My sweet-faced, godly beggar-boy, crave an alms, Which with glad hand I gave, with lucky hand...
Page 390 - Dare any swear I ever tempted maiden With golden hooks flung at her chastity, To come and lose her honour? and being lost, To pay not a denier for't? Some slaves have done...
Page 361 - Saw. Bless me! the devil! Dog. Come, do not fear; I love thee much too well To hurt or fright thee; if I seem terrible, It is to such as hate me. I have found Thy love unfeign'd; have...
Page 377 - Oh gods ! — oh, mine eyes ! Sus. How now ? what ail'st thou, lad ? Win. Something hit mine eye, (it makes it water still,) Even as you said
Page 347 - Tis all thine own ; and though I cannot make thee A present payment, yet thou shalt be sure I will not fail thee. Frank. But our occasions — Sir Ar.
Page 84 - Dorothea but hereafter named, You will rise up with reverence, and no more, As things unworthy of your thoughts, remember What the canonized Spartan ladies were, Which lying Greece so boasts of. Your own matrons, Your Roman dames, whose figures you yet keep As holy relics, in her history Will find a second urn: Gracchus...
Page 374 - I'll be there, but unseen to any but thyself. Get thee gone before ; fear not my presence. I have work to-night ; I serve more masters, more dames than one. Cud. He can serve Mammon and the devil too. Dog. It shall concern thee and thy love's purchase.
Page 358 - Banks. I do, witch, I do ; and worse I would, knew I a name more hateful. What makest thou upon my ground? Saw. Gather a few rotten sticks to warm me. Banks. Down with them when I bid thee, quickly ; I'll make thy bones rattle in thy skin else.

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