A Supplement to Dodsley's Old Plays: Coventry mysteries. Marriage of wit and wisdom. Moral play of wit and science (Google eBook)

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Shakespeare society, 1853 - English drama
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Page 71 - Making it momentary as a sound, Swift as a shadow, short as any dream ; Brief as the lightning in the collied night, That, in a spleen, unfolds both heaven and earth. And ere a man hath power to say, Behold ! The jaws of darkness do devour it up : So quick bright things come to confusion.
Page x - I have been told by some old people, who in their younger years were eyewitnesses of these pageants so acted, that the yearly confluence of people to see that shew was extraordinary great, and yielded no small advantage to this city.
Page 128 - Quia respexit humilitatem ancillae suae, Ecce enim ex hoc beatam me dicent omnes generationes.
Page x - Corpus-Christi day; which, occasioning very great confluence of people thither, from far and near, was of no small benefit thereto ; which pageants being acted with mighty state and reverence...
Page 410 - WORLD, newly reviv'd, with the addition of the glorious battle obtained over the French and Spaniards by his Grace the Duke of Marlborough.
Page 115 - Jewells found about her, she was knowen to be Leontes daughter and was then 16. yers old. Remember also the rog that cam in all tottered like...
Page 283 - And lete me fro this deth fle, As I dede nevyr no trespace ! The watyr and blood owth of my face, Dystyllyth for peynes that I xal take ; My flesche qwakyth in ferful case, As thow the joyntes asondre xuld schake.
Page v - FSA J. PAYNE COLLIER, ESQ., FSA, DIRECTOR. BOLTON CORNEY, ESQ. PETER CUNNINGHAM, ESQ., TREASURER. THE REV. ALEXANDER DYCE. SIR HENRY ELLIS, KH, FRS, FSA BARRON FIELD, ESQ.
Page 117 - Dunkin, and thorowe the persuasion of his wife did that night murder the kinge in his own castell, beinge his guest ; and ther were many prodigies seen that night and the dai before.
Page 36 - As Science lookth for lytell nor muche ; For beyng, as I am, a lone wooman, Neede of your servyce I nether have nor can. But, thankyng the World and you for your payn, I send ye to the World evyn now agayne.

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