Robert Greene und the play of George-a-Greene: the Pinner of Wakefield (Google eBook)

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Buchdruckerei Lindner, 1885 - George a Greene (Play) - 38 pages
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Page 32 - And Moses and Aaron went in unto Pharaoh, and they did so as the LORD had commanded: and Aaron cast down his rod before Pharaoh, and before his servants, and it became a serpent. Then Pharaoh also called the wise men and the sorcerers: now the magicians of Egypt, they also did in like manner with their enchantments. For they cast down every man his rod, and they became serpents: but Aaron's rod swallowed up their rods.
Page 12 - As Hercules was going to plucke the fruit, Fryer Bacon held up his wand, at which Hercules stayed and seemed fearful. Vandermast bid him for to gather of the fruit, or else he would torment him. Hercules was more fearfull, and said, I cannot, nor I dare not : for great Bacon stands, whose charms are farre more powerfull than thine, I must obey him Vandermast.
Page 8 - How two young Gentlemen that came to Fryer Bacon* to know how their fathers did, killed one another ; and how Fryer Bacon for griefe, did breake his rare Glasse, wherein he could see any thing that was done within fifty miles about him.
Page 26 - Natheless those fiends may not their work forbear, So greatly his commandement they fear, But there do toil and travail day and night, Until that brazen wall they up do rear ; For Merlin had in magic more insight Than ever him before or after living wight.
Page 12 - Madam, by right this world I may compare Unto my work, wherein with heedful care The heavenly workman plants with curious hand — As I with needle draw — each thing on land Even as he list : some men like to the rose Are...
Page 17 - BACON. I tell thee, Bungay, it repents me sore, That ever Bacon meddled in this art. The hours I have spent in pyromantic spells, The fearful tossing in the latest night Of papers full of necromantic charms...
Page 26 - Cairmardin, and did it commend Unto these sprites to bring to perfect end : During which work the Lady of the Lake, Whom long he loved, for him in haste did send ; Who, thereby forced his workmen to forsake, Them bound, till his return, their labour not to slake.
Page 13 - Lacy with my heart. Then, worthy Edward, measure with thy mind If women's favours will not force men fall, If beauty, and if darts of piercing love, Are not of force to bury thoughts of friends.
Page 27 - It virtue had to show in perfect sight Whatever thing was in the world contained...

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