The complete works of Thomas Nashe, ed., with intr., notes etc. by A.B. Grosart, Volume 1

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Page ii - There's no dearth of kindness In this world of ours ; Only in our blindness We gather thorns for flowers ! 0 cherish God's best giving, Falling from above ! Life were not Worth living, Were it not for Love.
Page xxii - Hospitalls whatsoeuer, that no Colledge in the Towne, was able to compare with the tythe of her Students ; hauing (as I haue hearde graue men of credite report) more candles light in it, euerie Winter Morning before fowre of the clocke, than the fowre of clocke bell gaue stroakes; till...
Page 135 - Contayning the cause of his death, the manner of his buriall, and the right copies both of his Will, and of such Epitaphs, as by sundrie his dearest friends, and other of his well willers, were framed for him.
Page ii - Outward we are spurning, Trampling, one another, While we are inly yearning At the name of " Brother." There's no dearth of kindness Or love among mankind, But in darkling loneness Hooded hearts grow blind. Full of kindness tingling, Soul is shut from soul, When they might be mingling In one kindred whole.
Page xx - O griefe ! tempus edax rerum, what's that will last alwaies? The sea exhaled by droppes will in continuance be drie, and Seneca let bloud line by line and page by page at length must needes die to our stage...
Page 35 - Neuerthelesse tender youth 5 ought to bee restrained for a time from the reading of such ribauldrie, least chewing ouer wantonlie the eares of this Summer Corne, they be choaked with the haune before they can come at the karnell.
Page xxi - French Doudie, where they attract more infection in one minute, than they can do eloquence all dayes of their life, by conuersing with anie Authors of like argument.
Page 201 - Printed where I was, and where I will bee readie by the helpe of God and my muse, to send you the May-game of Martinisme for an intermedium betweene the first and seconde part of the Apologie.
Page 19 - ... aside as needlesse, for feare of pricking their fingers when they are painting theyr faces, nay, they will abandon that trifling which may stay them at home, but if the temperature of the wether will not permitte them to pop into the open ayre, a payre of...
Page xiv - I impute not so much to the perfection of arts, as to the seruile imitation of vainglorious tragoedians, who contend not so seriouslie to excell in action, as to embowell the clowdes in a speach of comparison ; thinking themselues more than initiated in poets immortalitie, if they but once get Boreas by the beard, and the heauenlie bull by the deaw-lap.

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