A Second Series of Curiosities of Literature: Consisting of Researches in Literary, Biographical, and Political History; of Critical and Philosophical Inquiries; and of Secret History, כרך 1
J. Murray, 1824
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עמוד 312 - Thou art an odious fellow, thy name is hateful to all the realm of England for thy pride.
עמוד 246 - In every village mark'd with little spire, Embower'd in trees, and hardly known to fame, There dwells, in lowly shed, and mean attire, A matron old, whom we school-mistress name...
עמוד 269 - Arabella's epistolary talent was not vulgar : Dr. Montford, in a manuscript letter, describes one of those effusions which Arabella addressed to the king. " This letter was penned by her in the best terms, as she can do right well. It was often read without offence, nay it was even commended by his highness, with the applause of prince and council.
עמוד 343 - I never counted among my honours these ojmscula of mine, but merely as harmless amusements. It is my "partridge, as with St. John the Evangelist; my cat, as with Pope St. Gregory ; my little dog, as with St. Dominick; my lamb, as with St. Francis ; my great black mastiff, as with Cornelius Agrippa ; and my tame hare, as with Justus Lipsius.
עמוד 312 - Nay, I will prove all : thou art a monster ; thou hast an English face, but a Spanish heart.
עמוד 160 - Pour grands que soient les rois, ils sont ce que nous sommes : Ils peuvent se tromper comme les autres hommes ; Et ce choix sert de preuve à tous les courtisans Qu'ils savent mal payer les services présents.
עמוד 353 - Look back and see The strange vicissitudes of poetrie : Your aged fathers came to plays for wit, And sat knee-deep in nut-shells in the pit.
עמוד 206 - thinking thereby,' says our cynical literary historian, Antony Wood, ' that the courtiers would sing them instead of their sonnets, but did not, only some few excepted.
עמוד 261 - A great ambassador is coming from the King of Poland, whose chief errand is to demand my Lady Arabella in marriage for his master. So may your princess of the blood grow a great queen, and then we shall be safe from the danger of missuperscribing letters."* This last passage seems to allude to something.