The Anatomy of Melancholy: What it Is, with All the Kinds, Causes, Symptoms, Prognostics, and Several Cures of It. In Three Patitions. With Their Several Sections, Members, and Subsections, Philosophically, Medically, Historically Opened and Cut Up, Volume 1

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A. C. Armstrong and son, 1880 - Medicine - 514 pages
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Page 99 - Woe unto them that call evil good, and good evil ; that put darkness for light, and light for darkness ; that put bitter for sweet, and sweet for bitter! Woe unto them that are wise in their own eyes, and prudent in their own sight!
Page 39 - Though there were many giants of old in physic and philosophy, yet I say with Didacus Stella, a dwarf standing on the shoulders of a giant may see farther than a giant himself; I may likely add, alter, and see farther than my predecessors.
Page 28 - M libraries as ever he had) a scholar, and would be therefore loth, either by living as a drone, to be an unprofitable or unworthy member of so learned and noble a society, or to write that which should be any way dishonourable to such a royal and ample foundation.
Page 360 - From all blindness of heart, from pride, vainglory and hypocrisy, from envy, hatred and malice, and all uncharitableness, Good Lord, deliver us.
Page 37 - ... some new invention of their own; but we weave the same web still, twist the same rope again and again, or if it be a new invention, 'tis but some bauble or toy, which idle fellows write, for as idle fellows to read, and who so cannot invent?
Page 24 - When to myself I act and smile, With pleasing thoughts the time beguile, By a brook side or wood so green, Unheard, unsought for, or unseen, A thousand pleasures do me bless And crown my soul with happiness. All my joys besides are folly, None so sweet as melancholy.
Page 34 - If that severe doom of ^Synesius be true, " it is a greater offence to steal dead men's labours, than their clothes...
Page 402 - ... and all through immoderate pains and extraordinary studies. If you will not believe the truth of this, look upon great Tostatus and Thomas Aquainas' works; and tell me whether those men took pains.
Page 24 - In a dark grove, or irksome den, With discontents and Furies then, A thousand miseries at once Mine heavy heart and soul ensconce, All my griefs to this are jolly, None so sour as melancholy.
Page 24 - Presents a thousand ugly shapes, Headless bears, black men, and apes, Doleful outcries, and fearful sights, My sad and dismal soul affrights. All my griefs to this are jolly, None so damn'd as melancholy.

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