Pappe with an hatchet ... or ... a sound boxe of the eare, for the idiot Martin [Marprelate] to hold his peace, written by one that dares call a dog, a dog [signing himself Double V. Wanting sig. E1]. re-pr., with an intr. and notes [by J. Petheram]. (Puritan discipline tracts).

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Page 5 - Pappe with an Hatchet, alias, a figge for my God sonne, or Cracke me this nut, or a Countrie cuffe, that is, a sound boxe of the eare for the idiot Martin to hold his peace, seeing the patch will take no warning...
Page 45 - A fat chuff it was, I remember, with a grey beard cut short to the stumps as though it were grimed, and a huge, wormeaten nose like a cluster of grapes hanging downwards.
Page 31 - Ladie, this is a good settled speech, a Diuine might haue seemed to haue said so much. O sir, I am nor al tales, and riddles, and rimes, and iestes, thats but my Liripoope, if Martin knock the bone he shall find marrow, and if he looke for none, we'le knock the bone on his pate, and bring him on his marie bones. I haue yet but giuen them a fillip on the conceipt, He fell it to the ground hereafter. Nay, if they make their consciences stretch like chiuerell in the raine, He make them crumple like...
Page 20 - Martin muzzle not his mouth, and manacle his hands, He blabb all, and not sticke to tell, that pewes and stewes are rime in their religion. Scratch not thy head Martin, for be thou Martin the bird, or Martin the beast ; a bird with the longest bill, or a beast with the longest eares, theres a net spread for your necke. Martin, He tell thee a tale woorth twelue pence, if thy witt bee woorth a pennie.
Page 45 - Passage is a game at dice, which some perhaps may comprehend by the following description: " It is played at but by two, and it is performed with three dice. The caster throws continually till he hath thrown doublets under ten, and then he is out and loseth; or doublets above ten, and then he passeth, and wins.— Comp Gam.
Page 13 - FINIS. PAPPE WITH AN HATCHET. GOOD morrow, goodman Martin, good morrow: will ye anie musique this morning ? What fast a sleepe ? Nay faith, He cramp thee till I wake thee. O whose tat ? Nay gesse olde knaue and odd knaue: for He neuer leaue pulling, til I haue thee out of thy bed into the streete ; and then all shall see who thou art, and thou know what I am.
Page 43 - For number you exceede, for you haue thirtie ribauld words for my one, and yet you beare a good spirit. /I was loath so to write as I haue done, but that I / learnde, that he that drinkes with cutters, must not / be without his ale dagger ; nor hee that buckles with Martin, without his lauish termes.
Page 38 - No more did one of his minions, that thinking to rap out an oath and sweare by his conscience, mistooke the word and swore by his concupiscence ; not vnlike the theefe, that in stead of God speede, sayd stand, and so tooke a purse for God morowe. Yet dooth Martin hope that all her Maiesties best subiects will become...
Page 52 - Matachins, who were habited in short jackets with gilt-paper helmets, long streamers tied to their shoulders, and bells to their legs. They carried in their hands a sword and buckler, with which they made a clashing noise, and performed various quick and sprightly...
Page 20 - Italic, a large lubber and a beggerlie, saying hee had the Philosophers Stone, and that hee could make golde faster than the Duke could spend it. The Duke askt him why hee made none to mainteine himself? Because, quoth he, I could neuer get a secret place to worke in ; for once I...

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