Remains, Historical and Literary, Connected with the Palatine Counties of Lancaster and Chester, Volume 52

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Chetham Society., 1860
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Pagina 185 - As it fell upon a day, In the merry month of May, Sitting in a pleasant shade Which a grove of myrtles made...
Pagina 190 - WHAT needs my Shakespeare, for his honour'd bones, The labour of an age in piled stones? Or that his hallow'd relics should be hid Under a star-ypointing pyramid? Dear son of memory, great heir of fame, What need'st thou such weak witness of thy name? Thou, in our wonder and astonishment, Hast built thyself a livelong monument.
Pagina 1 - Chester's Triumph in Honor of her Prince, as it was performed upon St. George's Day 1610, in the foresaid Citie. Reprinted from the original edition of 1610, with an Introduction and Notes.
Pagina 33 - The Historie of that Wise and Fortunate Prince," Henrie of that Name the Seventh, King of England.
Pagina 132 - A rare example of a virtuous maid in Paris, who was by her own mother procured to be put in prison, thinking thereby to compel her to Popery : but she continued to the end, and finished her life in the fire.
Pagina 90 - Naps Upon Parnassus. A sleepy Muse nipt and pincht, though not awakened Such Voluntary and Jovial Copies of Verses, as were lately...
Pagina 101 - A Wife, not ready made, but bespoken, by Dicus the Batchelor, and made up for him by his fellow Shepheard Tityrus. In four Pastorall Eglogues. The second Edition : Wherein are some things added but nothing amended.
Pagina 159 - Here indeed the reader will find few of the graces of fine poetry, little of the Attic dress of the muse: but here are life, and spirit, and ease, and plain sense, and pictures of real manners, and perpetual incident, and entertainment. The language is remarkably good for the time, and far superior, in neatness and elegance, even to that of Gawin Douglas, who wrote more than a century after.
Pagina 160 - Ah ! freedom is a noble thing ! Freedom makes man to have liking ! Freedom all solace to man gives ! He lives at ease, that freely lives ! A noble heart may have none ease, Na ellys6 nought that may him please, If freedom fail : for free liking Is yearned
Pagina 90 - Authors prosaick Excellency's, his Epistle to one of the Universities, with the Answer ; together with TWO SATYRICAL CHARACTERS OF HIS OWN, OF A TEMPORIZER, AND AN ANTIQUARY, with Marginal Notes by a Friend to the Reader.

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