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Oxford University Press, 1883 - Questions and answers
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Page 298 - tis purchased by the weight ; Which therein works a miracle in nature. Making them lightest that wear most of it : So are those crisped snaky golden locks Which make such wanton gambols with the wind, Upon supposed fairness, often known To be the dowry of a second head, The skull that bred them in the sepulchre.
Page 219 - a masque; but if you do, then it was not for nothing that my nose fell a-bleeding on Black-Monday last at six o'clock i' the morning, falling out that year on Ash-Wednesday was four year, in the afternoon.
Page 76 - the borders thereof, from two years old and under, according to the time which he had carefully learned of the wise men
Page 76 - slew all the male children that were in Bethlehem, and in all the borders thereof, from two years old and under, according to the time which he had carefully learned of the wise men
Page 175 - finished.' I mentioned in substance what I wished to be expressed, and Coleridge immediately threw oft" the stanza thus :— ' A little child, dear brother Jem.' I objected to the rhyme ' dear brother Jem ' as being ludicrous, but we all enjoyed the joke of hitching in our friend James
Page 138 - for the gift, bold yeoman,' said the knight ; ' and better help than thine and thy rangers would I never seek, were it at my utmost need.' And then in his turn he winded the call till all the greenwood
Page 334 - of Bread which he eat, and a full Bowie of Ale which he drank off at a draught. After this he got up from the Cricket and pronounced with a composed gesture, ' The ease and rest of the Soul departed, for which he would pawn
Page 237 - The oxen likewise, and the young asses that ear the ground shall eat clean provender, which hath been winnowed with the shovel and with the fan
Page 344 - But Saul increased the more in strength, and confounded the Jews which dwelt at Damascus, proving that this is very Christ,
Page 317 - annexed to them ; to which, out of special grace and favour, the kings of England have granted the privilege to be counties of themselves, and not to be« comprised in any other county; but to be governed by their own

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