The Complete Works in Verse and Prose of Samuel Daniel, Volume 1

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Hazell, Watson and Viney, 1885 - English poetry
 

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Page 73 - In aged accents and untimely words, Paint shadows in imaginary lines Which well the reach of their high wits records; But I must sing of thee and those fair eyes. Authentic shall my verse in time to come, When yet th' unborn shall say, Lo where she lies, Whose beauty made him speak that else was dumb.
Page 60 - Or blame th' attempt presuming so to soar; The mounting venture for a high delight Did make the honour of the fall the more. For who gets wealth, that puts not from the shore? Danger hath honour, great designs their fame; Glory doth follow, courage goes before; And though th' event oft answers not the same, Suffice that high attempts have never shame.
Page xxiii - first I tolde the Lordes I had written 3 Acts of this tragedie the Christmas before my L. of Essex troubles, as diuers in the cittie could witnes.
Page xxiv - ... Bristol, under the name of the Youths of Her Majesty's Royal Chamber of BristoL Has consented to it as being without prejudice to the rights of his office" (p. 294). The late Mr. J. Payne Collier and Peter Cunningham have other entries and notes ; but the forgeries of the former, and the unreliableness of the latter, compel me to leave them unutilized. The biographic fact to be accentuated is that he had (in Fuller's words) "a fair salary "from Queen Ann as "servant in ordinary." His own language...
Page 216 - Be it that my unseasonable song Come out of Time, that fault is in the Time ; And I must not do virtue so much wrong As love her aught the worse for others
Page xxvii - Phillipps, to be overseers of this my last will and testament, whereunto I have set my hand and seal. Dated the 4th daye of September, 1619. SAMUEL DANYEL. Witnesses of this my last will and testament : Umphery X Aldemes mark.
Page 262 - Well, well, Ulysses, then I see I shall not have thee here ; And therefore I will come to thee And take my fortunes there. I must be won that cannot win, Yet lost were I not won ; For beauty hath created been To undo, or be undone. S. DANIEL From Tethys...
Page 207 - Hath had n' occasion nor no field to try The strength and forces of his worthiness : Those parts of judgment which felicity Keeps as conceal'd, affliction must express ; And only men shew their abilities, And what they are, in their extremities. The world had never taken so full note Of what thou art, hadst thou not been undone, And only thy...
Page 252 - Let's love : this life of ours Can make no truce with Time that all devours. Let's...
Page 250 - And so torments our nature without ground, Was not yet vainly found : Nor yet sad griefes imparts Amidst the sweet delights Of joyfull amorous wights.

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