Censura Literaria: Containing Titles, Abstracts, and Opinions of Old English Books, with Original Disquisitions, Articles of Biography, and Other Literary Antiquities, Band 10

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Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme, 1809
 

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Seite 300 - There is a garden in her face, Where roses and white lilies grow, A heav'nly paradise is that place Wherein all pleasant fruits do flow: There cherries grow that none may buy, Till cherry ripe themselves do cry. Those cherries fairly do
Seite 7 - others, conferred with the Hebrue, with apt notes to. sing them withall. Set forth and allowed to be song in all churches, of all the people together before and after Morning and Euening prayer: as also before and after sermons, and moreover in priuate houses, for their godly solace and comfort, laying apart all vngodly
Seite 200 - pleasure best, Where sinne waits not on delight Without Maske, or ball, or feast, Sweetly spends a Winter's night. O're that darknesse, whence is thrust, Prayer and sleepe oft governs .lust. She her throne makes reason climbe, While wild passions captive lie; And each article of time, Her pure thoughts to heaven flic : All her
Seite 270 - of the lofty skie, And in the midst thereof like burning gold, The flaming chariot of the world's great eye; The wat'ry clouds that in the ayre uprol'd, With sundry kinds of painted colours flie; And faire Aurora lifting up her head, All blushing rise from old Tithonus bed.
Seite 86 - As for nobility in particular persons, it is a reverend thing to see an ancient castle or building not in decay; or to see a fair timber tree sound and perfect; how much more to behold an ancient noble family, which hath stood against the waves and weathers of time.. Those that are first raised to nobility, are commonly more virtuous* but less innocent, than
Seite 33 - harms, but feelest none; And there thou tell'st of kings, and who aspire, Who fall, who rise, who triumphs, who do moan. Perhaps thou talk'st of me, and dost inquire Of my restraint; why here I live alone; And pitiest this my miserable fall; For pity must have part; envy not all.
Seite 300 - that none may buy, Till cherry ripe themselves do cry. Those cherries fairly do inclose Of orient pearl a double row, "Which, when her lovely laughter shows, They look like rose-buds fill'd with snow : Yet them, no peer nor prince may buy, Till
Seite 266 - The Secrets of Angling: teaching the choicest Tooles, Baits, and Seasons, for the taking of any Fish, in Pond or River; practised and familiarly opened in three Bookes. By JD Esquire. Augmented with many approved experiments. By W. Lauson. London: Printed
Seite 33 - his cattle in those pleasant fields! If he but knew his good, (how blessed he. That feels not what affliction greatness yields!) Other than what he is, he would not be, Nor change his state with him that sceptre wields. Thine, thine is that true life, that is to live, To rest secure, and not rise up to grieve.
Seite 32 - However so It is; the now sad King (Toss'd here and there his quiet to confound) Feels a strange weight of sorrows gathering Upon his trembling heart, and sees no ground; Feels sudden terror bring cold shivering; Lists not to eat; still muses; sleeps unsound : His senses droop; his steady eyes unquick; And much he ails

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