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Chaucer Society, 1890
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Page 269 - Or call up him that left half told The story of Cambuscan bold, Of Camball, and of Algarsife, And who had Canace to wife, That owned the virtuous ring and glass, And of the wondrous horse of brass, On which the Tartar king did ride...
Page 293 - And it came to pass, as they still went on, and talked, that, behold, there appeared a chariot of fire, and horses of fire, and parted them both asunder; and Elijah went up by a whirlwind into heaven.
Page 341 - Look not mournfully into the Past. It comes not back again. Wisely improve the Present. It is thine. Go forth to meet the shadowy Future, without fear, and with a manly heart.
Page 293 - Matali, what is that range of mountains which, like a bank of clouds illumined by the setting sun, pours down a stream of gold ? On one side its base dips into the eastern ocean, and on the other side into the western.
Page 431 - I have no power to dispose of myself. King. Why this fear of offending your relations, timid maid? When your venerable foster-father hears of it, he will not find fault with you. He knows that the law permits us to be united without consulting him. In Indra's heaven, so at least 'tis said, No nuptial rites prevail,!
Page 463 - who ever saw the " like!" The lady instantly grasped the hands of her children. Diego seized the bo}', but the mother glided through the air with the daughter, to the mountains. In the course of time, Don Diego Lopez invaded the land of the Moors, who took him prisoner, and bound him, and as a prisoner they led him to Toledo. Greatly did Iniguez Guerra grieve at the captivity of his father; and the men of the land told him, that there was no help, unless he could find his mother. Iniguez rode alone...
Page 308 - Betwixt the lowest earth and hevens hight, So that it to the looker appertaynd : Whatever foe had wrought, or frend had faynd, Therein discovered was, ne ought mote pas, Ne ought in secret from the same remaynd ; Forthy2 it round and hollow shaped was, Like to the world itselfe, and seemd a World of Glas.
Page 324 - This correction made his description more striking than it had been without it, since Lord Nelson generally had his empty sleeve attached to the breast of his coat. But it was the right arm that he had lost. Without saying that I suspected the boy had made a mistake, I asked the magician whether the objects appeared in the ink as if actually before the eyes, or as if in a glass, which makes the right appear left. He answered, that they appeared as in a mirror. This rendered the boy's description...
Page xi - Poets, p. 100 [which only repeats part of Phillips]. Hazlitt's Handbook, p. 326, col. 2. Besides the above, John Lane'2 wrote " An Elegie vpon the death of the high and renowned Princesse, our late Soueraigne Elizabeth. By IL Imprinted at London for John Deane, at Temple-barre. 1603 ; 4to, 7 leaves. Bodleian (Malone) ib.; and
Page 322 - He was told to call for another flag; which he did ; and soon after he said that he saw another brought > and that it was black. In like manner, he was told to call for a third, fourth, fifth, sixth, and seventh ; which he described as being successively brought before him ; specifying their colours, as white, green, black, red, and blue. The magician then asked him (as he did, also, each time that a new flag was described as being brought), " How many flags have you now before you ?" " Seven,

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