The Retrospective Review, Volume 13

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Charles and Henry Baldwyn, 1826 - Books

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Page 124 - Remember the sabbath day, to keep it holy. Six days shalt thou labour, and do all thy work : but the seventh day is the sabbath of the LORD thy God : in it thou shalt not do any work, thou, nor thy son, nor thy daughter, thy manservant, nor thy maidservant, nor thy cattle, nor thy stranger that is within thy gates...
Page 305 - Abay gates, and when the first pagiante was played, it was wheeled to the highe crosse before the mayor, and so to every streete, and soe every streete had a pagiant playinge before them at one time, till all the pagiantes for the daye appoynted...
Page 255 - Soul a heaven-ward course must hold ; Beyond the visible world She soars to seek, (For what delights the sense is false and weak) Ideal Form, the universal mould. The wise man, I affirm, can find no rest In that which perishes : nor will he lend His heart to aught which doth on time depend. 'Tis sense, unbridled will, and not true love, Which kills the soul : Love betters what is best, Even here below, but more in heaven above.
Page 297 - A Dissertation on the Pageants or Dramatic Mysteries, Anciently performed at Coventry by the Trading Companies of that City, chiefly with reference to the Vehicle, Characters, and Dresses of the Actors. Compiled in a great degree from sources hitherto unexplored. To which are added, the Pageant of the Shearmen and Taylor's Company. And other Municipal Entertainments of a Public Nature. By Thomas Sharp.
Page 134 - Thou hast said much here of Paradise Lost, but what hast thou to say of Paradise Found?
Page 36 - He shall have a harp from the King, and a gold ring from the Queen, when his office is secured to him. The harp he shall never part with.
Page 304 - ... heare and see them. The places where they played them was in every streete.
Page 232 - First let the kennel be the huntsman's care, Upon some little eminence erect, And fronting to the ruddy dawn ; its courts On either hand wide opening to receive The Sun's all-cheering beams, when mild he shines, And gilds the mountain tops.
Page 123 - With that the warden holding up his hands and smiling, said, ' Bless me ! I never met with such a man as you are before ! What ! were you set out by the parish ?' Then turning to the constable he said, 'Have him to the Greyhound, and bid the people be civil to him.' Accordingly to the Greyhound I was led, my horse set up, and I put into a large room, and some account, I suppose, given of me to the people of the house. This was new work to me, and what the issue of it would be I could not foresee...
Page 127 - ... such books in the Latin tongue as he pleased to hear me read. At my first sitting to read to him, observing that I used the English...

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