A Bibliographical and Critical Account of the Rarest Books in the English Language: Alphabetically Arranged, which During the Last Fifty Years Have Come Under the Observation of J. Payne Collier, F.S.A.

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Page 30 - This England never did, (nor never shall,) Lie at the proud foot of a conqueror, But when it first did help to wound itself. Now these her princes are come home again, Come the three corners of the world in arms, And we shall shock them : Nought shall make us rue, If England to itself do rest but true.
Page 89 - For nought so vile that on the earth doth live, But to the earth some special good doth give...
Page 31 - Jog on, jog on, the foot-path way", And merrily hent* the stile-a : A merry heart goes all the day, Your sad tires in a mile-a.
Page 161 - Melicert, Drop from his honied muse one sable teare To mourne her death that graced his desert, And to his laies opend her Royall eare. Shepheard remember our Elizabeth, And sing her Rape, done by that Tarquin, Death.
Page 38 - BE IT ryght or wrong, these men among On women do complayne: Affyrmynge this, how that it is A labour spent in vayne To love them wele; for never a dele They love a man agayne...
Page 218 - DANIEL, SAMUEL. — Certaine small Poems lately printed : with the Tragedie of Philotas.
Page 265 - THOMAS DELONEY, Chronicler of the memorable Lives of the Six yeomen of the West...
Page 250 - The Belman of London. Bringing to Light the most notorious Villanies that are now practised in the Kingdome.
Page 27 - Simmes, for Mathew Law, and are to be solde at his shop in Paules Churchyard, at the signe of the Fox. 1604.
Page 316 - Ornatus Muliebris Anglicanus, or the severall Habits of English Women from the Nobilitie to the contry Woman, as they are in these times.

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