The Puritan and His Daughter

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Baker and Scribner, 1849 - 495 Seiten
 

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Seite 27 - At Christ- church marriage, done before the king, Lest that those mates should want an offering, The king himself did offer;— What, I pray ? He offered twice or thrice — to go away !" . A CONTRIVANCE IN DRAMATIC DIALOGUE.
Seite 81 - ... Protector, who loved a good voice and instrumental music well. He heard him sing with very great delight, liquored him with sack, and in conclusion said, ' Mr. Quin, you have done very well, what shall I do for you ? ' To which Quin made answer with great compliments, of which he had command with a great grace, that ' your Highness would be pleased to restore me to my student's place ; ' which he did, accordingly, and so kept it to his dying day.
Seite 72 - Come, my boys, my brave boys, let us pray heartily and fight heartily. I will run the same fortunes and hazards with you. Remember, the cause is for God, and for the defence of yourselves, your wives, and children. Come, my honest brave boys, pray heartily and fight heartily, and God will bless us.
Seite 207 - The boar's head in hand bear I, Bedeck'd with bays and rosemary ; And I pray you, my masters, be merry, Quot estis in convivio. Caput apri defero Reddens laudes Domino.
Seite 26 - But it being too grave for the King and too scholastic for the auditory (or as some have said, that the actors had taken too much wine before they began), his Majesty (James I.), after two acts, offered several times to withdraw.
Seite 111 - ... and more proper than any of the Scholars in the Univerfity : and that he would make a boy of twelve years of age to preach as good Divinity as moft of them. But their praying and preaching was altogether contrary to the genii of the Academians :" " for they made wry mouths, fquint eyes, and fcru'd faces, quite altering them from what God and nature had made them. They had an tick behaviours, fqueaking voices, and puling tones, fit rather for ftage Players, and country Beggars to ufe, than fuch...
Seite 196 - I possess the two minerals shade into each other so completely that it is impossible to tell where one begins and the other ends.
Seite 27 - the place where the Lord would create a new heaven and a new earth, new churches and a new commonwealth.
Seite 258 - Herbert's — that which I did always love. (Kenna sings :) Sweet day, so calm, so clear, so bright, The bridal of the earth and sky! . Sweet dews shall weep thy fall to-night — For thou must die.
Seite 176 - ... having occasion to pronounce the play "a very conceited, scurvy one, " looks behind the arras "lest the poet hear me or his man, Master Brome. " This was in 1614. Prefixed to Brome's Northern Lasse, and dated, therefore, not later than 1632, we have Jonson's characteristic sonnet "to my old faithful servant and by his continued virtue my loving friend . . . Mr. Richard Brome.

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