PIERCE PENILESSE HIS SVPPLICATION TO THE DIUELL. (Google eBook)

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Page 23 - Quarter, as there was of tongues at the building of the Tower of Babell. Whence, a number that fetch the Articles of their Beleefe out of Aristotle, and...
Page 64 - ... our priuate behauiour, might make vs more vigilant ouer our imperfections, than otherwise we would be. That State or Kingdome that is in league with all the world, and hath no forraine sword to vexe it, is not halfe so strong or confirmed to endure, as that which liues euery houre in feare of in- / uasion. There is a certaine [F2...
Page 66 - I, but (will they say) what do we get by it ? Respecting neither the right of Fame that is due to true...
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Page 65 - How would it have joyed brave Talbot (the terror of the French) to think that after he had lain two hundred years in his tomb, he should triumph again on the stage, and have his bones new embalmed with the tears of ten thousand spectators at least (at several times), who in the tragedian that represents his person imagine they behold him fresh bleeding.
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Page 183 - Ergonist, sacrilegiously contaminated, decrepite capacitie, fictionate person, humour vnconuersable, merriments vnexilable, the horrisonant pipe of inueterate antiquitie, and a number of such Inkhornish phrases, as it were a pan of outlandish collops, the very bowels of his profoundest Schollerisme.
Page 9 - I more than these ? thought I to myself ; am I better born ? am I better brought up ? yea, and better favoured ! and yet am I a beggar...
Page 19 - Exercise, your louers in affec- 30 tion, and your vassalles in duety, must either take their leaues of their sweetest freendes, or become the slaues of that dominiering eloquence that knoweth no Art but the cutting Arte, nor acknowledgeth any schoole but the Curtisan schoole.
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