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Page 239 - O Attic shape! Fair attitude! with brede Of marble men and maidens overwrought, With forest branches and the trodden weed; Thou, silent form, dost tease us out of thought As doth eternity: Cold Pastoral! When old age shall this generation waste, Thou shalt remain, in midst of other woe Than ours, a friend to man, to whom thou say'st, "Beauty is truth, truth beauty," — that is all Ye know on earth, and all ye need to know.
Page 202 - His excesses," says Mr. Hunter, in his History of Doncaster, " are still, at the expiration of two centuries, the subject of village tradition, and his attachment to gaming is commemorated in an old painting, long preserved in the neighbouring mansion of Badsworth, in which he is represented playing at the old game of Put, the right hand against the left, for the stake of a cup of ale.
Page 197 - A Short Story of the Rise, reign and ruin of the Antinomians, Familists and Libertines, that infected the Churches of New England, and how they were confuted by the Assembly of Ministers there.
Page 264 - Plays, never before printed in folio — viz. : Pericles, Prince of Tyre, The London Prodigal, The History of Thomas Lord Cromwell, Sir John Oldcastle, Lord Cobham, The Puritan Widow, A Yorkshire Tragedy, The Tragedy of Locrine, the FOURTH FOLIO EDITION, portrait by Droeshout, with verse beneath, folio, calf, Printed for H.
Page 16 - ... a little net). This was the first known needle-made lace, produced in all lace-making countries under different names. (See GREEK LACE.) It was made in several ways : the first consisted in arranging a network of threads on a small frame, crossing and interlacing them in various complicated patterns. Beneath this network was gummed a piece of fine cloth, open like canvas, called quintain (from the town in Brittany where it was made). Then with a needle the network was sewn to the quintain by...
Page 268 - Seventh of [famous memorie, sythence which tyme they have continewed at] those partes, being of good reputacion [and credit ; and that the] said John hathe maryed [Mary, daughter and one of the heyrs of Robert Arden, of Wilmcote, in the said] counte...
Page 197 - A writer of dictionaries; a harmless drudge, that busies himself in tracing the original, and detailing the signification of words.
Page 213 - He told the writer of part of this article, that he never found any portrait so difficult to hit as that of Mr. Garrick ; for when he was sketching the eye-brows, and thought he had hit upon, the precise situation, and looked a second time at his model, he found the eye-brows lifted up to the middle of his forehead, and when he a third time looked, they were dropped like a curtain close over the eye ,; so...
Page 126 - Morion, has varied in shape in different ages and countries. The most ancient form is the simplest, composed of iron, of a shape fitted to the head, and flat upon the top, with an aperture for the light. This is styled the Norman Helmet, and appears on very old teak, attached to the Gorget, a separate piece of armour which covered the neck. In the twelfth century, a change was made to mark the' rank of the individual bearer.