Castara: The Third Edition of 1640

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Edward Arber
A. Murray, 1870 - 144 pages
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Page 47 - Elmer ; who teacheth me so gently, so pleasantly, with such fair allurements to learning, that I think all the time nothing whiles I am •with him.
Page 5 - ... payeng, she shall be fain to keep her house as bankrupt. For then doth our tung naturallie and praisablie...
Page 11 - Write you in English some letter, as it were from him to his father, or to some other friend, naturally, according to the disposition of the child ; or some tale, or fable, or plain narration, according as Aphthonius...
Page 9 - AFTER the child hath learned perfectly the eight parts of speech, let him then learn the right joining together of substantives with adjectives, the noun with the verb, the relative with the antecedent.
Page 10 - After this, the child must take a paper book, and sitting in some place where no man shall prompt him, by himself, let him translate into English his former lesson.
Page 4 - I one of the meanest sorte, ought not to suppose it vile for me to write : And though to have written it in an other tonge, had s bene bothe more profitable for my study, and also more honest for my name...
Page 145 - But now, when men know the difference, and haue the examples, both of the best, and of the worst, surelie, to follow rather the Gothes in Ryming, than the Greekes in trew versifiyng, were euen to eate ackornes with swyne, when we may freely eate wheate bread emonges men.
Page 43 - CASTARA'S departure. Vowes are vaine. No suppliant breath Stayes the speed of swift-heel'd death. Life with her is gone and I Learne but a new way to dye. See the flowers condole, and all Wither in my funerall. The bright Lilly, as if day Parted with her, fades away. Violets hang their heads, and lose All their beauty. That the Rose A sad part in sorrow beares, Witnesse all those dewy teares, Which as Pearle, or Dyamond like, Swell upon her blushing cheeke.
Page 80 - Lamerocke, with the wife of king Lote, that was his own aunte. This is good stuffe, for wise men to laughe at, or honest men to take pleasure at. Yet I know, when Gods Bible was banished the Court, and Morte Arthure receiued into the Princes chamber.
Page 75 - Circe's court. I know divers, that went out of England men of innocent life, men of excellent learning, who returned out of Italy, not only with worse manners, but also with less learning , neither so willing to live orderly, nor yet so able to speak learnedly, as they were at home, before they went abroad.

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