Dramatists of the Restoration: John Crowne

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William Hugh Logan
W. Patterson, 1873
 

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Сторінка 25 - em the Red Bull stands empty for Fencers ; There are no Tenents in it but old Spiders : Go bid the men of wrath allay their heat With Prizes there.
Сторінка 9 - The Cruelty of the SPANIARDS IN PERU. Exprest by Instrumentall and Vocall Musick, and by Art of Perspective in Scenes, &c.
Сторінка 16 - CHEER up, my mates, the wind does fairly blow, Clap on more sail, and never spare ; Farewell all lands, for now we are In the wide sea of drink, and merrily we go. Bless me, 'tis hot! another bowl of wine, And we shall cut the burning Line : Hey, boys! she scuds away, and by my head I know We round the world are sailing now. What dull men are those that tarry at home, When abroad they might wantonly roam, And gain such experience, and spy too Such countries and wonders, as I do...
Сторінка 54 - THE CRUELTY OF THE SPANIARDS IN PERU. Expressed by instrumental and vocal music, and by art of perspective in scenes, by Sir William Davenant, &c.
Сторінка 18 - Drake, departed this life, his death being supposed to be much hastened by his unsuccessfulness in this voyage ; his greater spirit, always accustomed to victory and success, not being able to bear the least check of fortune, which occasioned such melancholy thoughts as were thought to be a chief cause of his end. His death was exceedingly lamented by all the Company, who lookt upon him to be the life and soul of their enterprizes and undertakings. His interment was after this manner: his body, being...
Сторінка 283 - d me, that all my rash rebellious Flames grow pale and sickly now. Near ev'ry Beam thine eyes most carelessly do shed, Tapers before the sun at noon, look Not so alter'd and eclips'd. QUEEN. Who is it, that will doubt The care of Heaven 1 Or think th...
Сторінка 11 - By water to the Royal Theatre ; but that was so full they told us we could have no room. And so to the Duke's house; and there saw " Hamlett" done, giving us fresh reason never to think enough of Betterton.
Сторінка 108 - Faith, I do grant This is the strangest fish. Yon I have hung His other picture in the fields, where some Say 'tis an o'ergrown porpoise ; others say, 'Tis the fish caught in Cheshire ; one, to whom The rest agree, said 'twas a mermaid.
Сторінка 15 - TO this great ship, which round the globe has run, And match'd in race the chariot of the sun, This Pythagorean ship (for it may claim Without presumption so deserv'da name, By knowledge once, and transformation now) In her new shape, this sacred port allow. Drake and his ship could not have wish'd from Fate A more blest station, or more blest estate ; For, lo ! a seat of endless rest is given To her in Oxford, and to him in heaven.
Сторінка 86 - In all the soft delights of sleep and ease, Secure from war, in peaceful palaces, Our Incas liv'd : but now I see their doom : Guided by winds, the bearded people come ! And that dire prophecy must be fulfill'd, When two shall ruin what our twelve did build. 'Tis long since first the sun's Chief Priest foretold That cruel men, idolaters of gold, Should pass vast seas to seek their harbour here.

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