Some account of Robert Greene and his writings. Orlando Furioso. A looking glass for London and England. Friar Bacon and Friar Bungay. Specimen of the Famous historie of Fryer Bacon
William Pickering., 1831 - 324 pages
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Page xlv - The First Part of the Contention of the two famous Houses of Yorke and Lancaster...
Page 154 - I'll show you why he haunts to Henley oft : Not, doctors, for to taste the fragrant air, But there to spend the night in alchemy, To multiply with secret spells of art ; Thus private steals he learning from us all. To prove my sayings true, I'll show you straight The book he keeps at Henley for himself.
Page lxxxi - Base minded men al three of you, if by my miserie ye be not warned : for unto none of you (like me) sought those burres to cleave : those Puppits (I meane) that speake from our mouths, those Anticks garnisht in our colours.
Page lxxix - To those Gentlemen his Quondam acquaintance, that spend their wits in making Plaies, J?.
Page lxxxix - Fovre Letters \ and certaine Sonnets : \ Especially touching Robert Greene, and \ other parties, by -him abused: \\ But incidently of diners excellent persons, \ and some matters of note.
Page lxxxi - Yes trust them not: for there is an upstart Crow, beautified with our feathers, that with his Tygers hart wrapt in a Players hyde, supposes he is as well able to bombast out a blanke verse as the best of you : and beeing an absolute Johannes fac totum, is in his owne conceit the onely Shake-scene in a countrey.
Page 56 - Players. LONDON Printed by Thomas Creede, and are to be sold by William Barley, at his shop in Newgate Market, neare Christ Church doore. 1594.
Page 196 - I thought you would talk yourself asleep anon ; and 'tis no marvel, for Bungay on the days, and he on the nights, have watched just these ten and fifty days : now this is the night, and 'tis my task, and no more.
Page 173 - Miles. And yet, master doctor, To speak like a proctor, And tell unto you What is veriment and true; To cease of this quarrel, Look but on his apparel; Then mark but my talis, " He is great Prince of Walis, The chief of our gregis, And fdius régis', Then 'ware what is done, For he is Henry's white* son.