Letters Written by Eminent Persons in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries: to which are Added, Hearne's Journeys to Reading, and to Whaddon Hall, the Seat of Browne Willis, Esq., and Lives of Eminent Men, by John Aubrey, Esq: The Whole Now First Published from the Originals in the Bodleian Library and Ashmolean Museum, with Biographical and Literary Illustrations ...

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Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1813

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Сторінка 225 - Lordship's death was trying an experiment; vi^., as he was taking the Aire in a coach with Dr. Witherborne (a Scotchman, Physitian to the King), towards Highgate, snow lay on the ground, and it came into my Lord's thoughts, why flesh might not be preserved in snow, as in salt.
Сторінка 278 - And when Abner was returned to Hebron, Joab took him aside in the gate to speak with him quietly, and smote him there under the fifth rib, that he died, for the blood of Asahel his brother.
Сторінка 249 - Church-yard, 1680.' (The Epistle dedicatory is dated May 27, 1678.) Pag. 44. — ' She was truly excellent and great in all respects : great in the honour of her birth, being born a lady and a virtuosa both ; seventh daughter of that eminently honourable, Richard, the first earle of Cork ; who being born a private gentleman, and younger brother of a younger * MS.
Сторінка 260 - His love to and skill in painting made a great friendship between him and Mr. Samuel Cowper (the prince of limners of this age). He then studyed the common lawes of England, but did not practise. He maried a good jointuresse, the relict of .... Morgan, by which meanes he lives comfortably.
Сторінка 231 - Hen. 4 of France, in armour ; and on his left hand the King of Spaine in like manner.
Сторінка 349 - When I consider your wealth I do admire your wisdom, and when I consider your wisdom I do admire your wealth." It was a two-handed rhetorication, but the citizens took it in the best sense. He was a very severe hanger of highwaymen, so that the fraternity were resolved to make an example of...
Сторінка 222 - Lord Bacon being in Yorke house garden, looking on fishers, as they were throwing their nett, asked them what they would take for their draught ; they answered so much : his lordship would offer them no more but so much. They drew up their nett, and it were only 2 or 3 little fishes.
Сторінка 289 - He would say that he was a very handsome man, but something apt to abuse, and a coward. He was a Student of Christ Church in Oxford. He was very facetious, and a good Fellowe. One time, he and some of his acquaintance being merry at Fryar Bacon's study (where was good liquor sold), they were drinking on the Leads of the house, and one of the scholars was asleepe, and had a paire of goode silke stockings on.
Сторінка 334 - Do, pious marble, let thy readers know What they, and what their children owe To DRAYTON'S name, whose sacred dust We recommend unto thy trust. Protect his memory, and preserve his story : Remain a lasting monument of his glory ; And when thy ruins shall disclaim To be the treasurer of his name, His name that cannot fade shall be An everlasting monument to thee.] " Read ' Ml ' [Michael ?]. 1 Of Anderson's Life.
Сторінка 301 - Sir William would sometimes, when he was pleasant over a glasse of Wine with his most intimate friends — eg Sam Butler, author of Hudibras, etc. — say, that it seemed to him that he writt with the very spirit that did Shakespeare, and seemed contented enough to be thought his Son.

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