The Chief Elizabethan Dramatists: Excluding Shakespeare; Selected Plays

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William Allan Neilson
Houghton Mifflin, 1911 - 878 من الصفحات

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الصفحة 84 - wear thy colours on my plumed crest ; Yea, 1 will wound Achilles in the heel, And then return to Helen for a kiss. Oh, thou art fairer than the evening air *• Clad in the beauty of a thousand stars ; When he appear'd to hapless
الصفحة 92 - [SCENE I.]» Enter BARABAS with a light. Bar. Thus, like the sad presaging raven, that tolls The sick man's passport in her hollow beak, And in the shadow of the silent night Doth shake contagion from her sable wings, Vex'd and tormented runs poor Barabas • With fatal curses towards these Christians. The incertain pleasures of
الصفحة 204 - better'd much ; Yet ours for want hath not so lov'd the stage, As he dare serve th' ill customs of the age, Or purchase your delight at such a rate, As, for it, he himself must justly hate : To make a child now swaddled, to proceed Man, and then shoot up, in one heard and weed,
الصفحة 73 - art ont of hell? Meph. Why this is hell, nor am I out of it. » Think'st thou that I who saw the face of God, And tasted the eternal joys of Heaven, Am not tormented with ten thousand hells, In being depriv'd of everlasting bliss ? 0
الصفحة 526 - Not yet seen in the court. Hunting the buck, I found him sitting by a fountain's side, Of which he borrow'd some to quench his thirst, And paid the nymph again as much in tears. A garland lay him by, made by himself Of many several flowers bred in the vale,
الصفحة 57 - all to have aspiring minds : *> Our souls, whose faculties can comprehend The wondrous architecture of the world, And measure every wand'ring planet's course, Still climbing after knowledge infinite, And always moving as the restless spheres,
الصفحة 290 - Make their revenue out of legs' and faces, Echo my lord, and lick away a moth : But your fine elegant rascal, that can rise And stoop, almost together, like an arrow; Shoot through the air as nimbly as a star; » Turn short as doth a swallow ; and be here, And there, and here, and
الصفحة 85 - Yet will I call on him : О spare me, Lucifer ! — Where is it now ? 'T is gone ; and see where God Stretcheth out his arm, and bends his ireful brows ! Mountain and hills come, come and fall on me, And hide me from the heavy wrath of God ! No
الصفحة 205 - Learn to be wise, and practise how to thrive ; That would I have you do: and not to spend » Your coin on every bauble that you fancy, Or every foolish brain that humours you. I would not have you to invade each place, Nor thrust yourself on all societies, Till men's affections, or your own desert,
الصفحة 570 - lord, Those short days I shall number to my rest >» (As many must not see me) shall, though too late, Though in my evening, yet perceive a will, Since I can do no good, because a woman, Reach constantly at something that is near it : I will redeem one minute of my age,

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