The Loseley Manuscripts: Manuscripts and Other Rare Documents, Illustrative of Some of the More Minute Particulars of English History, Biography, and Manners, from the Reign of Henry VIII, to that of James I., Preserved in the Muniment Room of James More Molyneux, Esq. at Loseley House, in Surrey ... Now First Edited, with Notes (Google eBook)
Alfred John Kempe
J. Murray, 1836 - Great Britain - 506 pages
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Page 141 - God Almighty first planted a garden; and, indeed, it is the purest of human pleasures; it is the greatest refreshment to the spirits of man; without which buildings and palaces are but gross handyworks...
Page 111 - And Caesar's spirit, ranging for revenge, With Ate" by his side come hot from hell , Shall in these confines with a monarch's voice Cry "Havoc," and let slip the dogs of war; That this foul deed shall smell above the earth With carrion men , groaning for burial.
Page 321 - Dr. Donne, I have invited you to dinner, and though you sit not down with me, yet I will carve to you of a dish that I know you love well; for knowing you love London, I do therefore make you Dean of Paul's ; and when I have dined, then do you take your beloved dish home to your study, say grace there to yourself, and much good may it do you.
Page 347 - ... me, that I took my petition as granted, and that I had the sign I demanded, whereupon also I resolved to print my book. This, how strange soever it may seem, I protest before the Eternal God is true, neither am I...
Page 383 - Monday came, all was well. Tuesday came, he not sick. Wednesday came, and still he was well ; with which his impertinent wife did much twit him in the teeth.
Page 347 - Veritate, in my hand, and kneeling on my knees, devoutly said these words, O THOU eternal God, Author of the light which now shines upon me, and Giver of all inward illuminations, I do beseech thee, of thy...
Page 344 - As a soldier, he won the esteem of those great captains the Prince of Orange and the Constable de Montmorency ; as a knight, his chivalry was drawn from the purest founts of the Fairy Queen. Had he been ambitious, the beauty of his person would have carried him as far as any gentle knight can aspire to go.
Page 345 - I could not imagine ; but for this, as I was laughed at by nurse, and some other women that were then present, so I was wondered at by others, who said, they never heard a child but myself ask that question ; upon which, when I came to riper years, I made this observation, which afterwards a little comforted me, that, as I found myself in possession of this life, without knowing anything...