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Page 54 - And the first went, and poured out his vial upon the earth; and there fell a noisome and grievous sore upon the men which had the mark of the beast, and upon them which worshipped his image.
Page 79 - Rycroft (1677), who translated the polyglot Bible. It rests upon the volumes of his work. Then comes a monument to John Whiting, with the pretty epitaph — " Shee first deceased, he for a little try'd To live without her, lik'd it not, and dy'd.
Page 40 - Hobgoblin call you, and sweet Puck, You do their work, and they shall have good luck : Are not you he ? Puck.
Page 103 - As I believe this play was calculated for the ear of Elizabeth, I imagine that it refers to the girl.
Page 123 - ... very little. Let a man try to conceive the different bulk of an animal, which is twenty, from another which is a hundred times less than a mite, or to compare in his thoughts a length of a thousand diameters of the earth, with that of a million, and he will quickly find that he has no different measures in his mind adjusted to such extraordinary degrees of grandeur or minuteness.
Page 113 - Embaxadour, wherein he outstripped our little Monsieur. He was privately at the first mask, and sat amongst his men disguised; at this he was taken out to dance, and footed it like a lusty old gallant, with his countrywoman. He took out the queen, and forgot not to kiss her hand, though there was danger it would have left a mark on his lips. The night's work was concluded with a banquet in the great chamber, which was so furiously assaulted, that down went table and Iressels before one bit was touched.
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Page 43 - There is no affinity between the colour of a man's blood and the colour of his liver." [A note from Apothecaries' Hall. EXAMPLE XL. " The kinder we to give 'em thanks for nothing, Our fport (hall be to take what they miftake.