i. Willobie's Avisa, 1594 [and other pieces] ed. with intr. and notes by A.B. Grosart (Google eBook)

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Page xii - whether it would sort to a happier end for this new actor, then it did for the old player,' with other theatrical imagery specially applicable to a player and dramatist. Assuredly, no other contemporary poet of the same initials, whether lyrist or dramatist (and five or six might be named), had any claim to this distinction.
Page 87 - Comedy, he determined to fee whether it would fort to a happier end for this new aclor, then it did for the old player. But at length this Comedy was like to haue growen to a Tragedy, by the weake & feeble
Page xxi - (as it will be proued) and lay in waft papers in his ftudy, as many other prettie things did, of his deuifing; and fo might haue continued ftill (as his Sufanna yet doth) had not I, contrarie to his knowledge, with paine collected it ; and (in confideration of the good end, to which it was directed) publifhed it.
Page vii - of the like paflion, and was now newly recouered of the like infection ; yet finding his frend let bloud in the fame vaine, he took pleafure for a tyme to fee him bleed, & in fteed of
Page 87 - the like paffion, and was now newly recouered of the like infection ; yet finding his frend let bloud in the fame vaine, he took pleafure for a tyme to fee him bleed, & in fteed of
Page xxvii - Auifa dwell. And there fhe dwels in publique eye, Shut vp from none that lift to fee ; She anfweres all that lift to try, Both high and low of each degree : But few that come, but feele her dart, And try her well ere they depart.
Page 145 - Chaftitie, Vnder the fained name of A VISA. FOr beauties Ball, in Ida-Vale, Three Nimphes at once, did once contend, The Princely Shepheard of the Dale, By Judgement did the quarrell end : That Paris might faire Hellen haue, The Golden Price to Venus gaue. In Sea-bred foyle, on Tempe downes, Whofe
Page 102 - you would obtaine, And want of this doth make you fad, I forrow that you take fuch paine, To feeke for that, will not be had, Your filed skill the power doth want, Within this plot fuch trees to plant. Though fome there be, that haue done ill, And for their fancie broke their faith : Yet
Page 75 - inrold, Within this place, fince my returne, My firft affections were but cold, But now I feele them fiercely burne, The more you make fuch ftrange retire, The more you draw my new defire. You thinke perchance I doe but ieft, Or I your fecrets will bewray, Or hauing got that I requeft, With falfe
Page 41 - fhall frame you no fuch ieft. If I doe hap to leape afide, I muft not come to you for aide, Alas now that you be denide, You thinke to make me fore afraide ; Nay watch your worft, I doe not care, If I offend, pray doe not fpare. You

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