Works: A Contemporary Version, Volumen20

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St.Hubert Guild, 1901
 

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Página 237 - Lag of a brother? Why bastard? wherefore base? When my dimensions are as well compact, My mind as generous, and my shape as true, As honest madam's issue? Why brand they us , With base?
Página 277 - The man that hath no music in himself, Nor is not moved with concord of sweet sounds, Is fit for treasons, stratagems, and spoils ; The motions of his spirit are dull as night, And his affections dark as Erebus : Let no such man be trusted.
Página 153 - And the children of Israel did according to the word of Moses; and they borrowed of the Egyptians jewels of silver, and jewels of gold, and raiment: And the LORD gave the people favor in the sight of the Egyptians, so that they lent unto them such things as they required. And they spoiled the Egyptians.
Página 118 - Cowls, hoods, and habits, with their wearers, tost And flutter'd into rags ; then reliques, beads, Indulgences, dispenses, pardons, bulls, The sport of winds : all these, upwhirl'd aloft, Fly o'er the backside of the world far off, Into a limbo large and broad, since call'd The Paradise of Fools, to few unknown Long after, now unpeopled, and untrod.
Página 53 - That's empty when the moon is full ; Such as take lodgings in a head That's to be let unfurnished. He could raise scruples dark and nice, And after solve 'em in a trice ; As if Divinity had...
Página 73 - He was in logic a great critic, Profoundly skilled in analytic; He could distinguish and divide A hair 'twixt south and south-west side; On either which he would dispute, Confute, change hands, and still confute. He'd undertake to prove, by force Of argument, a man's no horse; He'd prove a buzzard is no fowl, And that a lord may be an owl, A calf an alderman, a goose a justice, And rooks committee-men and trustees.
Página 87 - Has not this present Parliament A ledger to the devil sent, Fully impower'd to treat about Finding revolted witches out? And has not he, within a year, Hang'd threescore of them in one shire...
Página 105 - Bourbon-Orleans, is descended from Philip, duke of Orleans, son of Louis XIII., and younger brother of Louis XIV. His son Philip II., duke of Orleans, was regent of France during the minority of Louis XV.
Página 215 - A blazing star seen in the west, By six or seven men at least. Two trumpets she does sound at once, But both of clean contrary tones ; But whether both with the same wind, Or one before, and one behind, We know not, only this can tell, The one sounds vilely, the other well; And therefore vulgar authors name The one Good, the other Evil Fame.
Página 93 - As an ancient oracle had declared that Troy would never be taken if the horses of Rhesus drank the waters of the Xanthus and fed upon the grass of the Trojan plains...

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