Yale Studies in English, Volumes 31-32

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Page 110 - Now after that John was put in prison, Jesus came into Galilee, preaching the Gospel of the kingdom of God, 15 And saying, The time is fulfilled/ and the kingdom of God is at hand : repent ye, and believe the Gospel.
Page 273 - Clarius' harp want strings, That not a nymph now sings? Or droop they as disgraced To see their seats and bowers by chattering pies defaced? If hence thy silence be, As 'tis too just a cause, Let this thought...
Page 1 - Comedy is an imitation of the common errors of our life, which he representeth in the most ridiculous and scornful sort that may be, so as it is impossible that any beholder can be content to be such a one.
Page 34 - Tu mi fai rimembrar dove e qual era Proserpina nel tempo che perdette La madre lei, ed ella primavera. Come si volge, con le piante strette A terra ed intra s, donna che balli, E piede innanzi piede appena mette; Volsesi in su
Page lxv - ... unexpectedly in upon us, it overflows us : but a long sober shower gives them leisure to run out as they came in, without troubling the ordinary current. As for comedy, repartee is one of its chiefest graces ; the greatest pleasure of the audience is a chase of wit, kept up on both sides, and swiftly managed.
Page 149 - ... as for gentlemen, they be made good cheap in England. For whosoever studieth the laws of the realm, who studieth in the universities, who professeth liberal sciences, and, to be short, who can live idly and without manual labour, and will bear the port, charge, and countenance of a gentleman, he shall be called Master, for that is the title which men give to esquires and other gentlemen, and shall be taken for a gentleman...
Page 166 - A strange fish! Were I in England now, as once I was, and had but this fish painted, not a holiday fool there but would give a piece of silver. There would this monster make a man. Any strange beast there makes a man. When they will not give a doit to relieve a lame beggar, they will lay out ten to see a dead Indian.
Page 245 - A tragi-comedy is not so called in respect of mirth and killing, but in respect it wants deaths, which is enough to make it no tragedy, yet brings some near to it, which is enough to make it no comedy...
Page 169 - Duchess, with all the household, gentlemen and gentlewomen, were hunting in the park. I found her...
Page 127 - ... forgiveness; so we'll live, And pray, and sing, and tell old tales, and laugh At gilded butterflies, and hear poor rogues Talk of court news; and we'll talk with them too— Who loses and who wins; who's in, who's out— And take...

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