The Devil is an Ass, Issues 29-30

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H. Holt, 1905 - 252 pages

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Page 209 - ... a custom loathsome to the eye, hateful to the nose, harmful to the brain, dangerous to the lungs, and in the black stinking fume thereof, nearest resembling the horrible Stygian smoke of the pit that is bottomless.
Page 184 - Gallants, men and women, And of all sorts, tag-rag, been seen to flock here In threaves,* these ten weeks, as to a second Hogsden, In days of Pimlico and Eye-bright.
Page 204 - I understand is generally used in all places of Italy, their forkes being for the most part made of yron or steele, and some of silver, but those are used only by gentlemen. The reason of this their curiosity is, because the Italian cannot by any meanes indure to have his dish touched with fingers, seeing all men's fingers are not alike cleane.
Page 204 - For while with their knife which they hold in one hand they cut the meate out of the dish, they fasten their forke which they hold in their other hand upon the same dish...
Page 252 - XXII. King Alfred's Old English Version of St. Augustine's Soliloquies, turned into Modern English. HENRY LEE HARGROVE, Ph.D. $0.75.
Page 151 - A friend at court to place me at a masque ; The private box ta'en up at a new play, For me and my retinue ; a fresh habit, Of a fashion never seen before, to draw The gallants...
Page lv - Vincentio Saviolo his Practise. In two Bookes. The first intreating of the use of the Rapier and Dagger. The second of Honor and honorable Quarrels.
Page 145 - Mary ; conjuration, witchcraft, enchantment and sorcery, to get money, or consume any person in his body, members, or goods, or to provoke any person to unlawful love, was by the 33 Hen.
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Page 144 - ... take up any dead man, woman, or child out of his, her, or their grave, or any other place where the dead body resteth, or the skin, bone, or any other part of any dead person...

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