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Page 27 - A bill for the exclusion of the duke of York from the succession...
Page 100 - Difficile est proprie communia dicere ; tuque Rectius Iliacum carmen deducis in actus, Quam si proferres ignota indictaque primus.
Page 42 - Poor Elkanah, all other changes past, For bread in Smithfield dragons hiss'd at last, Spit streams of fire to make the butchers gape, And found his manners suited to his shape, &c.
Page 63 - Upon this he grew insolent, the Wits writ against his Play, he replied, and the Town judged he had the better. In short, Settle was then thought a very formidable rival to Mr. Dryden ; and not only the Town but the University of Cambridge was divided which to prefer; and in both places the younger sort inclined to Elkanah.
Page 63 - If from thy hands alone my death can be, I am immortal and a god to thee. If I would kill thee now, thy fate's so low, That I must stoop ere I can give the blow : But mine is...
Page 157 - II Pastor Fido, THE FAITHFULL SHEPHEARD, WITH AN ADDITION OF DIVERS OTHER POEMS, Concluding with A SHORT DISCOURSE OF THE LONG CIVILL WARRES OF ROME, to His Highnesse the Prince of Wales.
Page 137 - Notes and Observations on the Empress of Morocco revised, with some few erratas ; to be printed instead of the Postscript with the next Edition of the Conquest of Granada, 1674.
Page 124 - THE TRIUMPHS OF LONDON, performed on Thursday, Oct. 29, 1691, for the Entertainment of the Right Honourable Sir Thomas Stamp, Knt., Lord Mayor of the City of London ; containing a true Description of the several Pageants, with the Speeches spoken in each Pageant. All set forth at the proper Costs and Charges of the Worshipful Company of Drapers. By Elkanah Settle. London; 4to. 1691. THE TRIUMPHS OF LONDON.