What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
abufe aduifed Aetion againft befides beft brother Burcot caufe Chettle courfe Cuckoe death defire diuine doth Dryope efpecially England Englifh euen euery faid falute fame father fauour feeke feeme feene felfe fhall fhee fhould fince fing firft fome fometime fongs fonne forrow fpeake fpirit fubiefts fuch fundry fweete gaue Gentleman giue Greene Greene's hath haue hauing heauen Henry Chettle Henry Willobie himfelfe honeft houfe J. P. Collier Juvenal King laft lament Lamilia leaft leaue liue liuing loue Lucanio Maieftie maifter Marlowe Melicert Michael Drayton moft Mopo Mufes muft Nash neuer olde ouer paft perfon perfwaded pleafure poem Poets poore praife promifed publike quoth reafon receiued reft Richard Tarleton Robert Greene Roberto royall Shakspere Shepheards Skalding Soueraigne Sunne thee thefe themfelues Thenot thofe thou truft verfe vertue vnder vnto vpon whofe whome wife worfe
Page xxxix - I FIRST adventure, with fool-hardy might, To tread the steps of perilous despite. I first adventure, follow me who list, And be the second English satirist.
Page xli - With neither of them that take offence was I acquainted, and with one of them I care not if I never be.
Page xlvii - Lastly, I would inform you that this book, in all numbers, is not the same with that which was acted on the public stage, wherein a second pen had good share: in place of which I have rather chosen to put weaker (and no doubt less pleasing) of mine own, than to defraud so happy a genius of his right, by my loathed usurpation.
Page xxvii - There also is (ah no, he is not now!) But since I said he is, he quite is gone, Amyntas quite is gone and lies full low, Having his Amaryllis left to mone.
Page xlvi - For the first, whose learning I reverence, and, at the perusing of Greenes booke, stroke out what then in conscience I thought he in some displeasure writ, or, had it beene true, yet to publish it was intolerable, him I would wish to use me no worse than I deserve.
Page xli - Greene, leaving many papers in sundry booksellers' hands, among other his Groatsworth of Wit, in which a letter written to divers play-makers is offensively by one or two of them taken, and because on the dead they cannot be...
Page xli - I am as sorry as if the original fault had been my fault, because myself have seen his demeanour no less civil than he excellent in the quality he professes: besides, divers of worship have reported his uprightness of dealing which argues his honesty, and his facetious grace in writing, that approves his art.
Page 171 - ... in steed of stopping the issue, he inlargeth the wound, with the sharpe rasor of a willing conceit, perswading him that he thought it a matter very easy to be compassed, & no doubt with payne, diligence & some cost in time to be obtayned.