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ancient answer ANTIQUARIES appears Bishop BOOKS AND ODD British Museum C. H. COOPER calf called Camden Society Catalogue century Charles Church City of London collection College communication contains copy curious derived doubt Duke Earl Ecclesfield editor Edward England English Engravings Fcap Fleet Street folio GEORGE BELL give Henry Henry VIII History illustrated inquiry interesting James John King Lady late Latin letter literary London Lord meaning MELANION mentioned MINOR QUERIES MONUMENTAL BRASSES morocco Nicholas Breton NOTES AND QUERIES NOTICES TO CORRESPONDENTS ODD VOLUMES WANTED original Oxford paper passage perhaps person Plates poem Pope Portrait present printed probably published Queen quoted readers reference remarkable reply RIMBAULT royal says Shakspeare Street Square Temple Stanyan Thomas tion tract translation verses William word writer written
Page 26 - Vice is a monster of so frightful mien, As, to be hated, needs but to be seen; Yet seen too oft, familiar with her face, We first endure, then pity, then embrace.
Page 350 - I'll tell you, friend! a wise man and a fool. You'll find, if once the monarch acts the monk Or, cobbler-like, the parson will be drunk, Worth makes the man, and want of it the fellow, The rest is all but leather or prunella.
Page 26 - Like the vase in which roses have once been distilled — You may break, you may shatter the vase if you will, But the scent of the roses will hang round it still.
Page 290 - FAIR stood the wind for France, When we our sails advance, Nor now to prove our chance Longer will tarry; But putting to the main, At Kaux, the mouth of Seine, With all his martial train, Landed King Harry.
Page 134 - Hence, all you vain delights, As short as are the nights, Wherein you spend your folly : There's nought in this life sweet If man were wise to see't, But only melancholy, O sweetest Melancholy...
Page 189 - Nassau to Kneller's hand decreed To fix him graceful on the bounding steed; So well in paint and stone they judg'd of merit: But kings in wit may want discerning spirit.
Page 26 - Wilt thou upon the high and giddy mast Seal up the ship-boy's eyes, and rock his brains In cradle of the rude imperious surge ; And in the visitation of the winds, Who take the ruffian billows by the top, Curling their monstrous heads, and hanging them With deafning clamours in the slippery clouds, That, with the hurly, death itself awakes ? Canst thou, O partial sleep!
Page 118 - gainst that season comes Wherein our Saviour's birth is celebrated, The bird of dawning singeth all night long : And then, they say, no spirit dare stir abroad ; The nights are wholesome ; then no planets strike, No fairy takes, nor witch hath power to charm, So hallow'd and so gracious is the time.
Page 155 - While his young master lieth o'er his head. Second, that he do, on no default, Ever presume to sit above the salt. Third, that he never change his trencher twice. Fourth, that he use all common courtesies; Sit bare at meals, and one half rise and wait. Last, that he never his...