The Shakespeare Society Papers (Google eBook)

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Shakespeare society, 1845 - English drama
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Page 14 - Phoebus' mansion ; such a waggoner As Phaeton would whip you to the west, And bring in cloudy night immediately. Spread thy close curtain, love-performing night ! That run-away's eyes may wink ; and Romeo Leap to these arms, untalk'd of, and unseen ! Lovers can see to do their amorous rites By their own beauties: or, if love be blind, It best agrees with night. Come, civil...
Page 21 - Mars magne, kalendis : spectatum e caelo, si sapis, ipse veni. 165 hoc Venus ignoscet : at tu, violente, caveto ne tibi miranti turpiter arma cadant. 5 illius ex oculis, cum vult exurere divos, accendit geminas lampadas acer Amor...
Page 11 - King's army, and, like good men and true, served their old master, though in a different, yet more honourable capacity. Robinson was killed at the taking of a place (I think Basing-House), by Harrison, he that was after hang'd at Charing Cross, who refused him quarter, and shot him in the head when he had laid down his arms ; abusing Scripture at the same time, in saying, Cursed is he that doth the Work of the Lord negligently.
Page 110 - Between the acting of a dreadful thing And the first motion, all the interim is Like a phantasma, or a hideous dream : The genius and the mortal instruments Are then in council ; and the state of man, Like to a little kingdom, suffers then The nature of an insurrection.
Page 158 - Now at last, after I have wounded the world with too much surfeit of vanitie, I maye bee by the true Helizeus, cleansed from the leprosie of my lewd lines, and beeing washed in the Jordan of grace, imploy my labour to the comfort of the faithfull" it would at least have shown little of a repentant spirit, to have produced within a few months his " Discovery of the Devils Incarnate of this Age.
Page 151 - Globe, a play bespoken of purpose by himself, whereat he stayed till the Duke of Buckingham was beheaded, and then departed. Some say he should rather have seen the fall of Cardinall Woolsey, who was a more lively type of himself, having governed this kingdom 18 yeares, as he hath done 14.
Page 40 - Poet. A thing slipp'd idly from me. Our poesy is as a gum, which oozes From whence 'tis nourish'd : the fire i' the flint Shows not till it be struck ; our gentle flame Provokes itself and like the current flies Each bound it chafes.
Page 31 - Whispered it to the woods, and from their wings Flung rose, flung odours from the spicy shrub, Disporting, till the amorous bird of night Sung spousal, and bid haste the evening star On his hill-top to light the bridal lamp.
Page 21 - England which gives any adequate idea of the degradation into which religious observances had fallen at the end of the sixteenth and beginning of the seventeenth centuries...

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