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Anatomy of Melancholy Archbishop Williams Authorized Version Bacon Ben Jonson Bishop body Booh of Martyrs called Chaucer Christ Christian Church common Coverdale death desynonymized discourse divine earlier Edition employed English equivalent Essays etymology evil Fairy Queen formerly French Gentlemen of Verona German God's gold grace Grand Mystery Greek Hampole hath heaven Henry Henry VII Holland Holy honour Humour implied ingenuity Jeremy Taylor Jonson language Latin Livy Lord low Latin meaning Milton mind modern Mystery of Godliness natural never once Paradise Lost passages peevish person Piers Ploughman Pisgah Sight Pliny Plutarch's Lives Plutarch's Morals Preface present princes quotation religion Roman Scripture sense Sermons seventeenth century Shakespeare Sight of Palestine signified soul Spenser subaudition Tale thee thing thou Troilus and Cressida Tyndale unto verb viii Vulg wainscot Wiclif William Thorpe World of Words Worthies of England writers
Page 246 - ROOM. In certain connexions we still employ ' room ' for place, but in many more it obtains this meaning no longer. Thus one who accepts the words, ' When thou art bidden of any man to a wedding, sit not down in the highest room
Page 162 - as free of tongue, licentious or wanton in speech. There with fantastic garlands did she come, Of crow-flowers, nettles, daisies, and long purples, That liberal shepherds give a grosser name, But our cold maids do dead-men's-fingers call them. SHAKESPEARE, Hamlet, act iv.
Page 148 - ii. Come Sleep, 0 Sleep, the certain knot of peace, The baiting place of wit, the balm of woe, The poor man's wealth, the prisoner's release, The indifferent judge between the high and low. Sir P. SIDNEY, Astrophel and Stella, 39.
Page 164 - Was it well done to suffer him, imprisoned in chains, lying in a dark dungeon, to draw his lively breath at the pleasure of the hangman ?—HOLLAND, Livy, p. 228. Had I but seen thy picture in this plight, It would have madded me ; what shall I do Now I behold thy lively body so ? SHAKESPEARE,
Page 204 - viii. 5. Geneva. It was therefore necessary that the patterns of things in the heavens should be purified with these ; but the heavenly things themselves with better sacrifices than these. — Heb. ix. 23.
Page 237 - By falsities and lies the greatest part Of mankind they corrupted to forsake God their Creator, and the invisible Glory of Him that made them to transform Oft to the image of a brute, adorned With gay religions full of pomp and gold. MILTON, Paradise
Page 91 - Plutarch's Lives, p. 553. The face therefore of the element you have skill to discern, and the signs of times can you not ?—Matt. xvi. 3. Eheims. There is no stir or walking in the streets, And the complexion of the element In favour is like the work we have in hand, Most bloody, fiery, and most terrible. SHAKESPEARE, Julius
Page 201 - Dagon his name, sea-monster, upward man And downward fish : yet had his temple high Beared in Azotus, dreaded through the coast Of Palestine, in Gath and Ascalon, And Accaron, and Gaza's frontier bounds. MILTON, Paradise Lost, i. 462. PALLIATE, } ' To palliate