Epicoene: Or, The Silent Woman

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Page 213 - Alack, alack, is it not like that I So early waking, what with loathsome smells And shrieks like mandrakes...
Page 255 - 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 227 - 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 157 - Duchess, with all the household, gentlemen and gentlewomen, were hunting in the park. I found her...
Page 196 - Amb. Or shall we teach it you, By the head and shoulders ? Well. No; I will not stir ; Do you mark, I will not : let me see the wretch That dares attempt to force me. Why, you slaves, Created only to make legs...
Page 222 - Are. With thee, my boy, farewell for ever All secrecy in servants ! Farewell, faith, And all desire to do well for itself ! Let all that shall succeed thee for thy wrongs Sell and betray chaste love ! Phi.
Page 168 - Communes: and all these together, Gratian's Decree, Gregory's Decretals, the Sixth Decretal, the Clementine Constitutions, and the Extravagants of John and his successors, form the corpus juris canonici, or body of the Roman canon law.
Page 154 - 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 liv - ... not an hour richer; a time for balancing your books and having every item in 'em through a round dozen of months presented dead against you? If I could work my will," said Scrooge indignantly, "every idiot who goes about with 'Merry Christmas...
Page 149 - Why, thus, sir: I would select nineteen more, to myself, throughout the land; gentlemen they should be of good spirit, strong and able constitution; I would choose them by an instinct, a character that I have; and I would teach these nineteen the special rules, as your punto, your reverse, your stoccata, your imbroccato, your passada, your montanto, till they could all play very near, or altogether, as well as myself.

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