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Page 179 - O God ! that one might read the book of fate, And see the revolution of the times Make mountains level, and the continent, Weary of solid firmness, melt itself Into the sea! and, other times, to see The beachy girdle of the ocean 50 Too wide for Neptune's hips ; how chances mock And changes fill the cup of alteration With divers liquors!
Page 211 - Love's Martyr; or, Rosalin's Complaint. Allegorically shadowing the truth of Love in the constant Fate of the Phoenix and Turtle.
Page 47 - BIBLIOTHECA CANTIANA.— A Bibliographical Account of what has been published on the History, Topography, Antiquities, Customs, and Family Genealogy of the County of Kent, with Biographical Notes. By John Russell Smith. In a handsome 8vo volume (pp. 370), with two plates of facsimiles of Autographs of 33 eminent Kentish Writers.
Page 98 - Plautus tongue if they would speak Latin : so I say that the Muses would speak with Shakespeare's fine filed phrase if they would speak English.
Page 34 - Dialogues, Poems, Songs, and Ballads, by various Writers, in the Westmoreland and Cumberland Dialects, now first collected, to which is added, a Copious Glossary of Words peculiar to those Counties, post 8vo. pp. 408, cloth, 9* This collection comprises, in the Westmoreland Dialect, Mrs.
Page 22 - To OUR ENGLISH TERENCE, Mr. WILL. SHAKESPEARE. " Some say, good Will., which I, in sport, do sing, Hadst thou not played some kingly parts in sport, Thou had'st been a companion for a king, And been a king among the meaner sort.
Page 22 - There is more weighty bullion sense in this book than I ever found in the same number of pages in any uninspired writer.
Page 46 - A Manual for the Genealogist, Topographer, Antiquary, and Legal Professor, consisting of Descriptions of Public Records, Parochial and other Registers, Wills, County and Family Histories, Heraldic Collections in Public Libraries, &c.
Page 48 - Is 6d The aim of the translator has been to give the meaning and idiom of the Greek as far as possible in English words. The book is printed in paragraphs (the verses of the authorised version are numbered in the margins) the speeches by inverted commas, and the quotations from the " Old Testament " in italics, those passages which seem to be poetry in a smaller type.