A Supplement to Dodsley's Old Plays, Volumes 17-18
Thomas Amyot, John Payne Collier, William Durrant Cooper, Alexander Dyce, Barron Field, James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps, Thomas Wright
Shakespeare society, 1853 - English drama
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Page xxxi - a Jew who would for his debt have a pound of the flesh of a Christian," and of "the Christian's Answer.
Page 1 - The burning babe As I in hoary winter's night stood shivering in the snow, Surprised I was with sudden heat which made my heart to glow; And lifting up a fearful eye to view what fire was near, A pretty babe all burning bright did in the air appear; Who, scorched with excessive heat, such floods of tears did shed As though his floods should quench his flames which with his tears were fed. Alas...
Page xxii - I loved the man, and do honour his memory, on this side idolatry, as much as any. He was indeed honest, and of an. open and free nature ; had an excellent phantasy, brave notions, and gentle expressions...
Page 23 - They who have but saluted her on the by, and now and then tendered their visits, she hath done much for, and advanced in the way of their own professions (both the law and the gospel) beyond all they could have hoped or done for themselves, without her favour.
Page 107 - Jesus answered, Thou couldest have no power at all against me, except it were given thee from above: therefore he that delivered me unto thee hath the greater sin.
Page xxiv - That Silvester's translation of Du Bartas was not well done ; and that he wrote his verses before it, ere he understood to conferr : Nor that of Fairfax his.
Page 11 - My conceit of his person was never increased toward him by his place, or honours : but I have and do reverence him, for the greatness that was only proper to himself, in that he seemed to me ever, by his work, one of the greatest men, and most worthy of admiration, that had been in many ages. In his adversity I ever prayed, that God would give him strength ; for greatness he could not want. Neither could I condole in a word or syllable for him, as knowing no accident could do harm to virtue, but...
Page 1 - That Southwell was hanged ; yet so he had written that piece of his, the Burning Babe, he would have been content to destroy many of his.