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Page 143 - Kt, Lord Mayor of the City of London. Containing a true description of the several Pageants, with the Speeches spoken on each Pageant.
Page 57 - If I were to be consulted as to a Reprint of our Old English Dramatists, I should advise to begin with the collected Plays of Heywood. He was a fellow Actor, and fellow Dramatist, with Shakspeare. He possessed not the imagination of the latter ; but in all those qualities which gained for Shakspeare the attribute of gentle, he was not inferior to him.
Page 57 - Shakspeare the attribute of gentle, he was not inferior to him. Generosity, courtesy, temperance in the depths of passion; sweetness, in a word, and gentleness; Christianism; and true hearty Anglicism of feelings, shaping that Christianism; shine throughout his beautiful writings in a manner more conspicuous than in those of Shakspeare, but only more conspicuous inasmuch as in Heywood these qualities are primary, in the other subordinate to poetry. I love them both equally, but Shakspeare has most...
Page 199 - I was, and consulting with him what we should do the next day, he told me that it would be very dangerous for me either to stay in that house, or to go into the wood, there being a great wood hard by Boscobel ; that he knew but one way how to pass the next day, and that was, to get up into a great oak, in a pretty plain place, where we might see round about us ; for the enemy would certainly search at the wood for people that had made their escape.
Page 84 - ... invented in express remembrance of the Oak of Boscobel, which is thus described in the letters patent, — " he bears upon an oak proper, in a field or, a fess gules, charged with three regal crowns of the second, by the name of Carlos. And for his crest a civic crown, or oak garland, with a sword and scepter crossed through it saltier-wise.
Page 126 - They fortunate are, and valiant in war. Free. They were so. Hoyd. Che very well knew 'um. Bill. Some of them were lords. Hoyd. Some of 'em wore cords, And went up to hangum tuum. Bill. Do you...
Page 57 - Collier having already furnished the members of the Percy Society with the best and fullest account of the author of the ensuing pageant, in his introduction to the Marriage Triumph on the nuptials of the Prince Palatine and the Princess Elizabeth, daughter of James the First ; it becomes...
Page 192 - A true Description of his Majesties Royall Ship, built this yeare, 1637, at Woolwitch, in Kent. To the great glory of our English nation, and not paraleld in the whole Christian world.