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Page 97 - OH , wearisome condition of Humanity ! Born under one law, to another bound : Vainly begot, and yet forbidden vanity, Created sick, commanded to be sound: What meaneth Nature by these diverse laws?
Page 77 - Historic of Cambria, now called Wales: A part of the most famous Yland of Brytaine, written in the Brytish language above two hundreth yeares past: translated into English by H. Lhoyd, gentleman: Corrected, augmented, and continued out of Records and best approoved Authors, by David Powel, Doctor in Divinitie.
Page 98 - The Gentleman's Academie, or the Booke of St. Albans : containing three most exact of excellent Bookes : the first of Hawking, the second of all the proper termes of Hunting, and the last of Armorie : all compiled by Juliana Barnes, in the yere from the incarnation of Christ, 1486. And now reduced into a better method by GM (Gervase Markham), London : printed for Humfrey Lownes, and are to be sold at his shop in Paules Church-Yard 1595.
Page 16 - When this answer was brought, the king said in a great passion, " Yea, is he yet so lusty ? Well, let the pope send him a hat when he will, Mother of God, he shall wear it on his shoulders then ; for I will leave him never a head to set it on.
Page 27 - He was a man of admirable parts ; of general knowledge ; of a versatile understanding fitted for every sort- of business ; of infinite wit and pleasantry ; of a delightful temper ; and with a mind most perfectly disinterested. But it would be only to degrade myself by a weak adulation, and not to honour the memory of a great man, to deny that he wanted something of the vigilance and spirit of command that the time required.
Page 46 - Legation/ you are always entertained. He carries you round and round, without carrying you forward to the point but then you have no wish to be carried forward." He said to the Reverend Mr. Strahan, " Warburton is perhaps the last man who has written with a mind full of reading and reflection.
Page 47 - Sano, and his report of the houses covered with Gold, and other strange observations for the good of our countrey.
Page 3 - ... foreigners, must have perceived, that, even in the minds of those who condemn the act, the impression made by it has been far more that of respect and admiration, than that of disgust and horror. The truth is, that the guilt of the action, that is to say, the taking away...
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