The Shakspere Allusion-book: A Collection of Allusions to Shakspere from 1591 to 1700, Volume 2 (Google eBook)

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John James Munro
Chatto & Windus, 1909 - 558 pages
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Page 141 - He was the man who of all modern, and perhaps ancient poets, had the largest and most comprehensive soul. All the images of nature were still present to him, and he drew them not laboriously, but luckily : when he describes anything, you more than see it, you feel it too.
Page 336 - Church-Yard, and at the Blue Anchor in the lower Walk of the New Exchange, 1676.
Page 173 - That early promise this has more than paid. So bold, yet so judiciously you dare, That your least praise is to be regular. Time, place, and action may with pains be wrought, But genius must be born, and never can be taught.
Page 179 - The / Satires of / Decimus Junius Juvenalis./ Translated into / English Verse, / By / Mr. Dryden, / And / Several other Eminent Hands./ Together with the / Satires /of/ Aulus Persius Flaccus, / Made English by Mr. Dryden. / With Explanatory Notes at the end of each Satire./ To which is Prefix'da Discourse concerning the Original and Progress /of SATIRE.
Page 430 - As, in a theatre, the eyes of men, After a well-graced actor leaves the stage, Are idly bent on him that enters next, Thinking his prattle to be tedious ; Even so, or with much more contempt, men's eyes Did scowl on Richard; no man cried, God save him...
Page 467 - O that Ben Jonson is a pestilent fellow, he brought up Horace giving the Poets a pill, but our fellow Shakespeare hath given him a purge that made him beray his credit.
Page 110 - The / History / of the / Worthies / of / England. / Endeavoured by / Thomas Fuller, DD / London, / Printed by/.
Page 31 - LONDON, Printed for Henry Herringman, at the Sign of the Anchor in the Lower Walk of the New-Exchange, 1664.
Page 466 - That which he hath writ Is with such judgment labour'd, and distill'd Through all the needful uses of our lives, That could a man remember but his lines, He should not touch at any serious point, But he might breathe his spirit out of him.
Page 346 - Such was Roscommon, not more learn'd than good, With manners gen'rous as his noble blood; To him the wit of Greece and Rome was known, And ev'ry author's merit, but his own. Such late was Walsh the Muse's judge and friend, Who justly knew to blame or to commend; To failings mild, but zealous for desert; The clearest head, and the sincerest heart.

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