The lady of pleasure. The royal master. The duke's mistress. The doubtful heir. St. Patrick for Ireland. The constant maid. The humorous courtier

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Murray, 1833 - 1 pages
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Page 9 - As to the court of pleasure, all your gallants And ladies, thither bound by a subpoena Of Venus and small Cupid's high displeasure : 'Tis but the Family of Love, translated Into more costly sin...
Page 7 - F th" state, but with this lose not your memory Of being my wife. I shall be studious, Madam, to give the dignity of your birth All the best ornaments which become my fortune...
Page 26 - To compliment and cringe, to talk not modestly, Like ay forsooth and no forsooth, to blush And look so like a chaplain ; there he might Have...
Page 8 - Should teach you skill enough to raise your profit. You look not through the subtilty of cards, And mysteries of dice ; nor can you save Charge with the box, buy petticoats and pearls, And keep your family by the precious income ; Nor do I wish you should : my poorest servant Shall not upbraid my tables, nor his hire, Purchas'd beneath my honour.
Page 470 - Whittington,' as a tune — if a mere change of bells may come under that denomination—- is in Shirley's Constant Maid, Act II. Scene 2, 1640, where the niece says : — Faith, how many churches do you mean to build Before you die ? Six bells in every steeple, And let them all go to the City tune, ' Turn again, Whittington,' — who they say Grew rich, and let his land out for nine lives 'Cause all came in by a cat.
Page 8 - Able to burn out the spectators' eyes, And shew like bonfires on you by the tapers : Something might here be spared, with safety of Your birth and honour, since the truest wealth Shines from the soul, and draws up just admirers. I could urge something more.
Page 5 - To be the lady of six shires ! The men, So near the primitive making, they retain A sense of nothing but the earth ; their brains, And barren heads standing as much in want Of ploughing as their ground. To hear a fellow Make himself merry and his horse, with whistling...
Page 9 - I have done ; and howsoever My language may appear to you, it carries No other than my fair and just intent To your delights, without curb to their modest And noble freedom.
Page 278 - Say, (but with less hope to be understood) Such titles unto plays are now the mood, Aglaura, Claricilla, — names that may (Being ladies) grace, and bring guests to the play.
Page 27 - B. 1 fear he's spoil'd for ever! he did name Logic, and may, for aught I know, be gone So far to understand it. I did always Suspect they would corrupt him in the college. — Will your Greek saws and sentences discharge The mercer ? or is Latin a fit language To court a mistress in ] — Master Alexander, If you have any charity, let me Commend him to your breeding. — I suspect I must employ my doctor first, to purge The university that lies in's head ; It alters his complexion.

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