The Cryptography of Shakespeare: Part one

Howard Bowen, 1922 - 280 Seiten

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Seite 83 - But love, first learned in a lady's eyes, Lives not alone immured in the brain ; But with the motion of all elements, Courses as swift as thought in every power ; And gives to every power a double power, Above their functions and their offices.
Seite 221 - Tell me where is fancy bred, Or in the heart or in the head? How begot, how nourished! Reply, reply. It is engendered in the eyes. With gazing fed ; and fancy dies In the cradle where it lies. Let us all ring fancy's knell : I'll begin it, — Ding, dong, bell.
Seite 193 - Then to the well-trod stage anon If Jonson's learned sock be on, Or sweetest Shakespeare, Fancy's child, Warble his native wood-notes wild.
Seite 262 - I remember, the players have often mentioned it as an honour to Shakespeare, that in his writing (whatsoever he penned) he never blotted out a line. My answer hath been, Would he had blotted a thousand.
Seite 97 - For the wit and mind of man, if it work upon matter, which is the contemplation of the creatures of God, worketh according to the stuff, and is limited thereby; but if it work upon itself, as the spider 170 ADVANCEMENT OF LEARNING.
Seite 139 - Fate of the Phoenix | and Turtle. \ A Poeme interlaced with much varietie and raritie; | now first translated out of the venerable Italian Torquato | Caeliano, by Robert Chester. | With the true legend of famous King Arthur, the last of the nine | Worthies, being the first Essay of a new Brytish Poet : collected | out of diuerse Authenticall Records.
Seite 273 - This Figure, that thou here seest put, It was for gentle Shakespeare cut ; Wherein the Graver had a strife With Nature, to out-doo the life: O, could he but have drawne his wit As well in brasse, as he hath hit His face ; the print would then surpasse All that was ever writ in brasse. But, since he cannot, Reader, looke Not on his Picture, but his Booke.
Seite 176 - ... THE true Artificer will not run away from nature, as hee were afraid of her ; or depart from life, and the likenesse of Truth; but speake to the capacity of his hearers. And though his language differ from the vulgar somewhat; it shall not fly from all humanity, with the Tamerlanes, and TamerChams, of the late Age, which had nothing in them but the scenicall strutting, and furious vociferation, to warrant them then to the ignorant gapers.
Seite 175 - But his learned and able, though unfortunate, successor is he who hath filled up all numbers, and performed that in our tongue, which may be compared, or preferred, either to insolent Greece or haughty Rome. In short, within his view and about his times were all the wits born, that could honour a language or help study. Now things daily fall, wits grow downward, and eloquence grows backward; so that he may be named, and stand, as the mark and acme of our language.
Seite 175 - Leave thee alone for the comparison Of all that insolent Greece or haughtie Rome Sent forth, or since did from their ashes come.

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