The Archaeological Album: Or, Museum of National Antiquities

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Thomas Wright
Chapman and Hall, 1845 - Great Britain - 231 pages
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Page 118 - sweet the moonlight sleeps upon this bank 1 Here will we sit, and let the sounds of music Creep in our ears ; soft stillness and the night Become the touches of sweet harmony. Sit, Jessica : look how the floor of heaven Is
Page 215 - The dogs bark at me as I halt by them ; Why I, in this weak piping time of peace, Have no delight to pass away the time ; Unless to spy my shadow in the sun, And descant on mine own deformity.
Page 193 - a coach was a strange monster in those dayes, and the sight of them put both horse and man into amazement. Some said it was a great crab-shell brought out of China, and some imagin'd it to be one of the pagan temples in which the canibals adored the
Page 89 - elfe delights to make, Which she with precious vial'd liquors heals ; For which the shepherds at their festivals Carol her goodness loud in rustic lays, And throw sweet garland-wreaths into her stream Of pansies, pinks, and gaudy daffodils.
Page 48 - Twixt sleeping kept all night and waking Began to rub his drowsy eyes, And from his couch prepared to rise, Resolving to dispatch the deed He vow'd to do, with trusty speed But first, with knocking loud and bawling, He roused the squire, in truckle lolling.
Page 167 - twentie, fourtie, three score, or a hundred lustie guttes, like to hymself, to waite uppon his lordely majestic, and to guarde his noble persone. Then every one of these his menne he investeth with his liveries of greene, yellowe, or some other light wanton colour ; and as though that were not
Page 44 - his heade upon, he thought himselfe to be as well lodged as the lord of the towne, so well were they contented. Pillowes, said they, were thought meete onelie for women in child-bed. As for servants, if they had anie sheet above them it was well, for
Page 178 - Romeo and Juliet," act iv. sc. 3,— " And shrieks like mandrakes, torn out of the earth, That living mortals, hearing them, run mad.
Page 109 - Thou art no shame to truth and honesty, Nor is the character of such defaced by thee, Who suffer by oppressive injury. Shame, like the exhalations of the sun, Falls back where first the motion was begun : And he who for no crime shall on thy brows appear, Bears less reproach than they who placed him there.
Page 71 - Hast thou not herd,' quod Nicholas, ' also, The sorwe of Noe with his felowship, Or that he mighte get his wif to ship ? Him had be lever, I dare wel undertake, At thilke time, than all his wethers blake, That she had had a ship hireself alone.

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