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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D. G. Francis, 1866 - Early printed books
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Page 51 - THE FAMOUS HISTORIE OF FRYER BACON, containing the wonderfull things that he did in his life : also the manner of his death, with the lives and deaths of the two conjurers, Bungye and Vandermast.
Page 40 - The Most Ancient and Famous History of the Renowned Prince Arthur King of Britaine, Wherein is Declared his Life and Death...
Page 215 - I not been tax'd for wishing well, Nor now mistaken by the censuring stage, Nor in my fame and reputation fell, Which I esteem more than what all the age Or th' earth can give : But years hath done this wrong, To make me write too much, and live too long.
Page 43 - Pan sitting in his bower of delights, & a number of Midasses to admire his miserable hornepipes, let not your surfeted sight, new come from such puppet play, think scorne to turn aside into this Theater of pleasure...
Page 86 - Dead shepherd ! now I find thy saw of might ; 'Who ever lov'd, that lov'd not at first sight?
Page 110 - He sung th' heroic knights of Faiery-land In lines so elegant, of such command, That had the Thracian played but half so well, He had not left Eurydice in Hell. But ere he ended his melodious song An host of angels flew the clouds among, And rapt this swan from his attentive mates, To make him one of their associates In Heaven's...
Page 30 - He took it from a black-letter copy in a private collection, compared with, and very much corrected by, a copy, contained in An Antidote against Melancholy, made up in pills compounded of witty Ballads, jovial Songs, and merry Catches, 1661.
Page 154 - The trve Effigies of our most illustrious Soveraigne Lord, King Charles, Queene Mary, with the rest of the Royall Progenie ; also a Compendium or Abstract of their most famous Geneologies and Pedegrees, expressed in Prose and Verse. With the Times and Places of their Births.
Page 252 - O PER SE O. Or, a new cryer of lanthorne and candle-light. Being an addition, or lengthening, of the Bell mans Second night-walke. In which, are discouered those villanies, which the Bell-man (because hee went i' the darke) could not see : now laid open to the world.
Page 198 - Shanke did leave to sing his rimes He is counted but a gull. The Players on the Banckeside, The round Globe and the Swan, Will teach you idle tricks of love, But the Bull will play the man.

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