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Page 231 - Like Niobe, all tears; why she, even she, — O God ! a beast, that wants discourse of reason, Would have mourn'd longer, — married with my uncle, My father's brother, but no more like my father Than I to Hercules...
Page 310 - Alack, alack, is it not like that I So early waking, what with loathsome smells And shrieks like mandrakes...
Page 183 - Of studie took he moost cure and moost heede. Noght o word spak he moore than was neede, And that was seyd in forme and reverence, And short and quyk and ful of hy sentence; Sownynge in moral vertu was his speche, And gladly wolde he lerne and gladly teche.
Page 243 - The time is out of joint : — 0 cursed spite, That ever I was born to set it right!
Page 180 - Erecting figures in your rows of houses, And taking in of shadows with a glass, Told in red letters ; and a face cut for thee Worse than Gamaliel Ratsey's. Dol. Are you sound ? Have you your senses, masters ? Face. I will have A book, but barely reckoning thy impostures, Shall prove a true philosopher's stone to printers.
Page 183 - But al be that he was a philosophre, Yet hadde he but litel gold in cofre...
Page 315 - Wenn Jemanden eine Schlange biß, so sah er die eherne Schlange an und blieb leben", heißt es in der Schrift. Der in Aegypten, oder von den eigenen Urvätern überlieferte Zauberglaube ließ sich jedoch nicht so leicht ausrotten. Der jüdische Geschichtsschreiber Josephus, der zur Zeit des Kaisers Vespasian geschrieben, theilt uns Folgendes mit (De bello Jud. Lib. VII, c. 6): „In der Schlucht, welche gegen Norden die Stadt (Machaerus) umgiebt, ist ein Ort Baaras (ßad^a?) genannt; er bringt eine...
Page 177 - Call you that desperate, which by a line, Of institution, from our ancestors, Hath been derived down to us, and received In a succession, for the noblest way Of breeding up our youth, in letters, arms, Fair mien, discourses, civil exercise, And all the blazon of a gentleman?
Page 264 - Das unentdeckte Land, von deß Bezirk Kein Wandrer wiederkehrt — den Willen irrt, Daß wir die Uebel, die wir haben, lieber Ertragen, als zu unbekannten sliehn. So macht Gewissen Feige aus uns allen...
Page 182 - As lene was his hors as is a rake, And he was not right fat, I undertake ; But loked holwe, and therto soberly.

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