Harvey's Four letters, and sonnets, touching Robert Greene; Pierce's supererogation; [and] New letter of notable contents. Brathwaite's Essays upon the five senses
Sir Egerton Brydges
From the private Press of Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, printed by T. Davison, 1815 - English prose literature
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Page 86 - And not only so, but we glory in tribulations also: knowing that tribulation worketh patience ; .and patience, experience; and experience, hope: and hope maketh not ashamed; because the love of God is shed abroad in our hearts by the Holy Ghost which is given unto us.
Page viii - If I neuer deserue anye better remembraunce, let mee rather be Epitaphed, The Inuentour of the English Hexameter ; whom learned M. Stanihurst imitated in his Virgill...
Page 179 - Ergonist, sacrilegiously contaminated, decrepite capacitie, fictionate person, humour vnconuersable, merriments vnexilable, the horrisonant pipe of inueterate antiquitie, and a number of such Inkhornish phrases, as it were a pan of outlandish collops, the very bowels of his profoundest Schollerisme. For his Eloquence passeth my intelligence, that cleapeth himselfe a...
Page 66 - ... especially of Palladius and Daiphantus, Zelmane and Amphialus, Phalantus and Amphialus; but chiefly of Argalus and Amphialus, Pyrocles and Anaxius, Musidorus and Amphialus, whose lusty combats may seem heroical monomachies.
Page xi - Epitaphes, and other solemne deuises, that entitle him not at the least, The second Toy of London ; the Stale of Poules, the Ape of Euphues, the Vice of the Stage, the mocker of the simple world: the flowter of his friendes, the Foe of himselfe: and so foorth.
Page 138 - ... and fee Euphues betimes, for fear lest he be moved, or some one of his apes hired, to make a play of you, and then is your credit quite undone for ever and ever. Such is the public reputation of their plays. He must needs be discouraged whom they decipher. Better anger an hundred other than two such that have the stage at commandment, and can furnish out vices and devils at their pleasure...
Page 89 - Thou hast ravished my heart,' my sister, my spouse; thou hast ravished my heart with one of thine eyes, with one chain of thy neck.
Page 66 - Book, the silver image of his gentle wit, and the golden pillar of his noble courage ; and ever notify unto the world that thy writer •was the Secretary of Eloquence, the breath of the Muses ; the honey-bee of the daintiest flowers of...