Elizabethan Translations from the Italian: The Titles of Such Works Now First Collected and Arranged, with Annotations (Google eBook)

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Modern Language Association of America, 1895 - Comparative literature - 381 pages
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Page 277 - There it was that I found and visited the famous Galileo, grown old, a prisoner to the Inquisition for thinking in astronomy otherwise than the Franciscan and Dominican licensers thought.
Page 55 - But strength alone, though of the Muses born, Is like a fallen angel : trees uptorn, Darkness, and worms, and shrouds, and sepulchres Delight it ; for it feeds upon the burrs And thorns of life ; forgetting the great end Of poesy, that it should be a friend To soothe the cares, and lift the thoughts of man.
Page 115 - London, Printed for Humphrey Moseley, and are to be sold at his shop, at the Signe of the Princes Armes in St.
Page 356 - Law, and are to be sold at his shop in Paules Church-yard, at the signe of the Foxe. 1608.
Page 205 - William Harvey. A History of the Discovery of the Circulation of the Blood : with a Portrait of Harvey after Faithorne.
Page 133 - ... laugh to see how fools are vexed To add to golden numbers golden numbers? O sweet Content, O sweet, O sweet Content ! Work apace, apace, apace, apace, Honest labour bears a lovely face.
Page 106 - By heaven, methinks it were an easy leap, To pluck bright honour from the pale-faced moon, Or dive into the bottom of the deep, Where fathom-line could never touch the ground, And pluck up drowned honour by the locks...
Page 318 - I count religion but a childish toy And hold there is no sin but ignorance.
Page 283 - Divers Voyages touching the Discoverie of America, and the Islands adjacent unto the same, made first of all by our Englishmen, and afterwards by the Frenchmen and Britons: And certaine notes of advertisements for observations, necessarie for such as shall hereafter make the like attempt, With two mappes annexed hereunto, for the plainer understanding of the whole matter.
Page 133 - Swimm'st thou in wealth, yet sink'st in thine own tears? O punishment ! Then he that patiently want's burden bears No burden bears, but is a king, a king...

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