George Buchanan: Glasgow quatercentenary studies, 1906

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James Maclehose and sons, 1907 - Biography & Autobiography - 556 pages
 

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Page 439 - Ane detectioun of the duinges of Marie Quene of Scottes, touchand the murder of hir husband, and hir conspiracie, adulterie and pretensed mariage with the Erie Bothwell. And ane defence of the trew Lordis, mainteineris of the Kingis Graces actioun and authentic. Translated out of the Latine quhilke was written by GB
Page 72 - lines: Were it not better done as others use To sport with Amaryllis in the shade, Or with the tangles of Neaera's hair— 1
Page 179 - Heretofore men in highest dignity have laboured not a little to be thought able to compose a tragedy. . . . This is mentioned to vindicate Tragedy, from the small esteem, or rather infamy, which in the account of many it undergoes at this day with other common interludes : happening through the Poet's error of intermixing
Page 179 - This is mentioned to vindicate Tragedy, from the small esteem, or rather infamy, which in the account of many it undergoes at this day with other common interludes : happening through the Poet's error of intermixing Comick stuff with
Page 446 - wrote: Were it not better done, as others use, To sport with Amaryllis in the shade, Or with the tangles of Neoera's hair
Page 89 - in this manner of writing, wherein knowing myself inferior to myself, led by the genial power of nature to another task, I have the use, as I may account, but of my left hand.
Page 266 - is nothing but a mad frenzy, and therefore to take the sword from them, to bind their hands, and to cast them into prison, till they be brought to a more sober mind, is no disobedience against princes, but just obedience, because it agreeth with the word of God.
Page 179 - hath been ever held the gravest, moralest, and most profitable of all other Poems. . . . Heretofore men in highest dignity have laboured not a little to be thought able to compose a tragedy.
Page 438 - Ane detectiovn of the duinges of Marie Quene of Scottes, touchand the murder of hir husband, and hir conspiracie, adulterie and pretensed mariage with the Erie Bothwell. And ane Defence of the trew Lordis, mainteineris of the Kingis Graces
Page 192 - changeth, yielding place to new, And God fulfils himself in many ways, Lest one good custom should corrupt the world. But

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