The Library, Volume 2

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Sir John Young Walker MacAlister, Alfred William Pollard, Ronald Brunlees McKerrow, Sir Frank Chalton Francis
Oxford University Press, 1901 - Bibliography
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Page 7 - When my Cat and I entertain each other with mutual apish tricks, as playing with a garter, who knows but that I make my Cat more sport than she makes me? Shall I conclude her to be simple, that has her time to begin or refuse, to play as freely as I myself have?
Page 14 - A mere spectator of other men's fortunes and adventures, and how they act their parts, which methinks are diversely presented unto me, as from a common theatre or scene. I hear new news every day...
Page 7 - When I am playing with my Cat, who knowes whether she have more sport in dallying with me, than I have in gaming with her? We entertaine one another with mutuall apish trickes, If I have my houre to begin or to refuse, so hath she hers.
Page 13 - Tis enough, honest Scholar, come let's to supper. Come my friend Coridon, this Trout looks lovely, it was twenty-two inches when it was taken, and the belly of it looked some part of it as yellow as a marigold, and part of it as white as a lily, and yet methinks it looks better in this good sauce.
Page 79 - They that turn many to righteousness, shall shine as the stars for ever and ever.
Page 6 - I asked you the question once before : it breathes the very spirit of innocence, purity, and simplicity of heart. There are many choice old verses interspersed in it. It would sweeten a man's temper at any time to read it; it would Christianise every discordant angry passion. Pray make yourself acquainted with it.
Page 99 - A. MEMOIR OF SEBASTIAN CABOT, with a Review of the History of Maritime Discovery...
Page 133 - Wherein is demonstrated by his own example, the method of preserving health to extreme old age.
Page 8 - t has been held by many, that As Montaigne, playing with his cat, Complains she thought him but an ass, Much more she would Sir Hudibras.
Page 16 - The late earl of Dorset had a very large collection of old ballads, which he used oftentimes to read with very great delight, much admiring the simplicity and nakedness of the style ; and yet he was a man of admirable sense and understanding. I heard the late dean of Christ Church, Dr. Aldrich, say, the last time I was with him, that he would give a good sum of money for a collection of such ballads, whenever he could meet with...

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