The Works of Ben Jonson: With Notes Critical and Explanatory, and a Biographical Memoir, Band 7

Bickers and Son, 1875

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Seite 437 - Revenge, revenge, Timotheus cries, See the furies arise ! See the snakes that they rear How they hiss in their hair, And the sparkles that flash from their eyes!
Seite 445 - To Mr. Lawrence LAWRENCE, of virtuous father virtuous son, Now that the fields are dank, and ways are mire, Where shall we sometimes meet, and by the fire Help waste a sullen day, what may be won From the hard season gaining? Time will run On smoother, till Favonius reinspire The frozen earth, and clothe in fresh attire The lily and rose, that neither sowed nor spun.
Seite 8 - First, for the scene, was drawn a Umtifadjap (landscape) consisting of small woods, and here and there a void place filled with huntings ; which falling, an artificial sea was seen to shoot forth, as if it flowed to the land, raised with waves which seemed to move, and in some places the billows to break, as imitating that orderly disorder which is common in nature.
Seite 45 - It is a noble and just advantage that the things subjected to understanding have of those which are objected to sense that the one sort are but momentary and merely taking, the other impressing and lasting. Else the glory of all these solemnities had perished like a blaze and gone out in the beholders
Seite 112 - The ditch is made, and our nails the spade, With pictures full, of wax and of wool: Their livers I stick with needles quick ; There lacks but the blood to make up the flood. Quickly, dame, then bring your part in ! Spur, spur upon little Martin ! Merrily, merrily, make him sail, A worm in his mouth and a thorn in...
Seite 34 - So Beauty on the -waters stood, When Love had sever d earth from flood /' So when he parted air from fire, He did with concord all inspire ! And then a motion he them taught, That elder than himself was thought. Which thought was, yet, the child of earth^' For Love is elder than his birth.
Seite 90 - He hath marks about him plenty: You shall know him among twenty. All his body is a fire, /{ And his breath a flame...
Seite 361 - To the old, long life and treasure ; To the young, all health and pleasure ; To the fair, their face With eternal grace ; And the soul to be loved at leisure. To the witty, all clear mirrors, To the foolish their dark errors ; To the loving sprite, A secure delight : To the jealous his own false terrors.
Seite 266 - ... without ropes, to draw him out. After repeated attempts, they find themselves unable to do it, and call for more assistance. The game continues till all the company take part in it, when Dun is extricated of course ; and the merriment arises from the awkward and affected efforts of the rustics to lift the log, and from sundry arch contrivances to let the ends of it fall on one another's toes.
Seite 17 - fore the Britain men, Indent the land, with those pure traces They flow with, in their native graces. Invite them boldly to the shore; Their beauties shall be scorch'd no more : This sun is temperate, and refines All things on which his radiance shines.

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