A Bibliographical and Critical Account of the Rarest Books in the English Language: Sabie-Zepheria. Index

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D. G. Francis, 1866 - Early printed books
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Page 228 - lust-stung Tarquine seeking still to prove her. Romea, Richard, more whose names I know not, Their sugred tongues and power attractive beuty Say they are Saints, althogh that Sts. they shew not For thousands vowes to them subjective dutie: They burn in love, thy children Shakespear het the, Go, wo thy Muse, more Nymphish brood beget them.
Page 228 - Honie-tong'd Shakespeare, when I saw thine issue, I swore Apollo got them and none other, Their rosie-tainted features cloth'd in tissue, Some heaven born goddesse said to be their mother: Rose-cheekt Adonis with his amber tresses, Faire fire-hot
Page 256 - or patched up, that is not cured in the cause; and the cause of plagues is sinne, if you looke to it well: and the cause of sinne are playes : therefore the cause of plagues are playes.
Page 226 - after the affection of the Noate. By Thomas Watson, Gentleman. There are also heere inserted two excellent Madrigalls of Master William Byrds, composed after the Italian vaine at the request of the sayd Thomas Watson. — Imprinted at London
Page 259 - GEORGE. — The Painfull Adventures of Pericles Prince of Tyre. Being the true History of the Play of Pericles, as it was lately presented
Page 261 - child. Happy what follows! Thou hast as chiding a nativity, As fire, air, water, earth and heaven can make.
Page 85 - and vertuous Douglas Howard, daughter and heire of Henry Lord Howard, Viscount Byndon, and wife of Arthur Gorges Esquire," is appended to most copies of this volume. SPENSER, EDMUND. — The Shepheards
Page 121 - to the honor of the Englishe tong, and for profite of the studious of Englishe eloquence, those workes which the ungentle horders up of such treasure have heretofore envied thee. And for this point (good reder) thine own profit and pleasure in these presently, and in moe hereafter,
Page 26 - SCOTT, THOMAS. — Philomythie or Philomythologie, wherin outlandish Birds, Beasts and Fishes are taught to speake true English plainely. By Tho. Scott, Gent. &c. — London for Francis
Page 246 - Esquire, who deceassed at Stalmford in Lincolne Shire, the 7 of October 1577. The reporte of Geor. Whetstons, Gent, an eye witnes of his Godly and charitable end in this world.