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Page 158 - Fate of the Phoenix and Turtle. A Poeme enterlaced with much varietie and raritie ; now first translated out of the venerable Italian Torquato Caeliano, by Robert Chester. With the true legend of famous King Arthur, the last of the Nine Worthies, being the first Essay of a new Brytish Poet : collected out of diuerse Authenticall Records.
Page 115 - LADYES : the whiche boke is devyded into iiii partes : the fyrst parte telleth howe and by whom the walle and the cloystre aboute the cyte was made. The seconde parte telleth howe and by whom the cyte was buylded within and peopled. The thyrde parte telleth howe and by whom the hyghe battylmentes of the towres were parfytely made, and what noble ladyes were ordeyned to dwell in ye hyghe palayces and hyghe dongeons. And the fyrst chapytre telleth howe and by whom and by what mouinge the sayd cyte...
Page 373 - Five hundreth pointes of good Husbandrie, as well for the champion or open countrie, as also for the Woodland or severall, mixed in everie month with Huswiferie, over and besides the booke of Huswiferie.
Page 280 - Henry the seueth, & eldest dowghter to king Edward the fourth, which quene Elisabeth dyed in child-bed in February in the yere of our Lord. 1503. & in the 18. yere of the raigne of king Henry the seuenth.
Page 313 - Auncient order, societie and unitie laudable of Prince Arthure and his knightly armory of the round table, with a threefold assertion frendly in favour and furtherance of English archery at this day, 1583, 4to.
Page 162 - A Warning for the Wise, a Feare to the Fond, a Bridle to the Lewde, and a. Glasse to the Good. Written of the late earthquake chanced in London and other places, the 6th of April, 1580 ; for the gloria of God, and benefite of mę>n that wariely can walk and wisely can judge, set forth in verse and pruse, by Thomas Churchyard, gentleman.
Page 350 - Yok'd with a slow-foot ox on fallow field, Can right areed how handsomely besets Dull spondees with the English dactylets. If Jove speak English in a thundring cloud, " Thwick thwack," and " riff raff," roars he out aloud. Fie on the forged mint that did create New coin of words never articulate.
Page 180 - Essex, and said he was sure he had no time to spend them. Samuel Daniel was a good honest man, had no children, and was no Poet ; and that he had wrote the Civil Wars, and yet hath not one battle in all his book.
Page 261 - Invective Against the moste haynous Treasons of Ballard and Babington : with other their adherents latelie executed. Together with the horrible attempts and actions of the Q. of Scottes : and the sentence pronounced against her at Fodderingay. Newlie compiled and set foorth in English verse.