A Bibliographical and Critical Account of the Rarest Books in the English Language, Alphabetically Arranged, Volume 1 (Google eBook)

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Joseph Lilly, 1865 - Bibliography
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Page 294 - MS. at the end of the sixteenth or beginning of the seventeenth century.
Page 369 - I write of youth, of love, and have access By these to sing of cleanly wantonness; I sing of dews, of rains, and piece by piece Of balm, of oil, of spice and ambergris; I sing of times trans-shifting, and I write How roses first came red and lilies white; I write of groves, of twilights, and I sing The Court of Mab, and of the Fairy King; I write of hell ; I sing (and ever shall) Of heaven, and hope to have it after all.
Page 25 - Jog on, jog on, the foot-path way, And merrily hent the stile-a : A merry heart goes all the day, Your sad tires in a mile-a.
Page 158 - Crudities Hastily gobled up in five Moneths travells in France, Savoy, Italy, Rhetia commonly called the Grisons country, Helvetia alias Switzerland, some parts of high Germany and the Netherlands ; Newly digested in the hungry aire of Odcombe in the County of Somerset, and now dispersed to the nourishment of the travelling Members of this Kingdome...
Page 204 - The Belman of London. Bringing to light the most notorious villanies that are now practised in the Kingdome.
Page 466 - Rosalynde. Euphues golden Legacie : found after his death in his Cell at Silexedra. Bequeathed to Philautus sonnes noursed vp with their father in England.
Page 130 - To mourne her death that graced his desert, And to his laies opend her Royall eare. Shepheard remember our Elizabeth, And sing her Rape, done by that Tarquin, Death.
Page 70 - For nought so vile that on the earth doth live, But to the earth some special good doth give...
Page 369 - Hesperides ; or, The Works both Humane and Divine of Robert Herrick, Esq.
Page 42 - THE FAMOUS HISTORIE OF FRYER BACON, containing the wonderfull things that he did in his life : also the manner of his death, with the lives and deaths of the two conjurers, Bungye and Vandermast. Very pleasant and delightfull to be read.