Shakespeare's Country

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Methuen, 1899 - Dramatists, English - 219 pages
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Page 41 - This Figure, that thou here seest put, It was for gentle Shakespeare cut...
Page 158 - Not less thro' all bore up, till, last, she saw The white-flower'd elder-thicket from the field Gleam thro' the Gothic archways in the wall. Then she rode back, clothed on with chastity: And one low churl, compact of thankless earth, The fatal byword of all years to come, Boring a little auger-hole in fear...
Page 38 - Witty above her sexe, but that's not all, Wise to Salvation was good Mistris Hall, Something of Shakespeare was in that, but this Wholy of him with whom she's now in blisse.
Page 204 - O Lord, thou knowest how busy I must be this day. If I forget thee, do not thou forget me.
Page 34 - SHAKESPEARE SHAKE-SPEARE, at length thy pious fellowes give The world thy Workes: thy Workes, by which, out-live Thy Tombe, thy name must: when that stone is rent, And Time dissolves thy Stratford Moniment, Here we alive shall view thee still. This Booke, When Brasse and Marble fade, shall make thee looke Fresh to all Ages...
Page 36 - Olympvs habet. Stay, passenger, why goest thov by so fast ? Read, if thov canst, 'whom enviovs Death hath plast Within this monvment : SHAKSPEARE : with whome Qvick Natvre dide ; whose name doth deck ys tombe Far more than cost ; sieth all y' he hath writt Leaves living art bvt page to serve his witt. Obiit Ano. Doi. 1616. ^Etatis 53. Die. 23. Ap.
Page 36 - HEERE LYETH INTERRED THE BODY OF ANNE, WIFE OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE, WHO DEPTED THIS LIFE THE 6 DAY OF AVGV : 1623 BEING OF THE AGE OF 67 YEARES. Vbera tu mater, tu lac, vitamq. dedisti : Vae mihi, pro tanto munere saxa dabo. Quam mallem Amoueat lapidem bonus Angels, ore Exeat christi corpus imago tua : Sed nil votA valent ; venias cito, Christe, resurget ClausA licet tumulo mater, et AstrA petet.
Page 9 - ... that William Shagspere one thone partie, and Anne Hathwey of Stratford in the dioces of Worcester, maiden...
Page 166 - They were collected together by the sound of a drum, and marched in military order, with mattocks and spades, under the command of an amazon named Adderley, with an Herculean club upon her shoulder ; and were conducted from work by one Mary Herbert, who carried a pistol in her hand, which she discharged as a signal of dismissal.
Page 35 - Stranger, to whom this monument is shown, Invoke the poet's curse upon Malone ; Whose meddling zeal his barbarous taste betrays, And daubs his tombstone, as he mars his plays.

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