The New Inn: Or, The Light Heart, Volumes 34-35

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H. Holt, 1908 - 340 pages

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Page 289 - A jest's prosperity lies in the ear • Of him that hears it, never in the tongue Of him that makes it : then, if sickly ears, Deaf 'd with the clamours of their own dear groans.
Page xlvii - ... so ancient is the desire of one another which is implanted in us, reuniting our original nature, making one of two, and healing the state of man.
Page 287 - Davy, to take toll o' the bawds there, as in my time ; nor a Kindheart, if anybody's teeth should chance to ache, in his play ; nor a juggler with a well-educated ape, to come over the chain for a King of England, and back again for the Prince, and sit still on his arse for the Pope and the King of Spain.
Page 195 - And Frensh she spak ful faire and fetisly, After the scole of Stratford atte Bowe, For Frensh of Paris was to hir unknowe.
Page 287 - And if the Egyptians themselves remain one month in this kingdom ; or if any person, being fourteen years old (whether natural-born subject or stranger), which hath been seen or found in the fellowship of such Egyptians, or which hath disguised him or herself like them, shall remain in the same one month, at one or several times, — it is felony without benefit of clergy ; and Sir Matthew .Hale informs us, that at one Suffolk assizes no less than thirteen gipsies were executed upon these statutes...
Page xxxix - She never told her love, But let concealment, like a worm i' the bud, Feed on her damask cheek : she pined in thought ; And, with a green and yellow melancholy, She sat like patience on a monument, Smiling at grief.
Page xxxi - beginning his studies of this kind with Every Man in his " Humour and, after, Every Man out of his Humour, and since " continuing in all his plays, especially those of the comic " thread, whereof the New Inn was the last, some recent " humours still, or manners of men that went along with the
Page 295 - O ! they have lived long on the alms-basket of words. I marvel thy master hath not eaten thee for a word ; for thou art not so long by the head as honorificabilitudinitatibus: thou art easier swallowed than a flap-dragon.
Page 174 - And the men of the city said unto him on the seventh day before the sun went down, What is sweeter than honey ? and what is stronger than a lion ? And he said unto them, If ye had not plowed with my heifer, ye had not found out my riddle.
Page 235 - All wan and pale of blee. Sir, quoth the dwarffe, and louted lowe, Behold that hend Soldain ! Behold these heads I beare with me ! They are kings which he hath slain.

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