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Page 78 - Christ was the word that spake it, He took the bread and brake it, And what that word did make it, That I believe and take it.
Page 89 - The Wonderfull yeare, 1603. Wherein is shewed the picture of London, lying sicke of the Plague. At the ende of all (like a mery Epilogue to a dull Play) certaine Tales are cut out in sundry fashions, of purpose to shorten the Hues of long winters nights, that lye watching in the darke for us.
Page 114 - Mr. George Herbert being Prselector in the Rhetorique School in Cambridge anno 1618, pass'd by those fluent Orators that Domineered in the Pulpits of Athens and Rome, and insisted to Read upon an Oration of King James, which he analysed...
Page 134 - Some historians have rashly questioned the good faith of this prince: But, for this reproach, the most malignant scrutiny of his conduct, which, in every circumstance is now thoroughly known, affords not any reasonable foundation.
Page 188 - Stage-poets have themselves been very bold with, and others very merry at, the memory of Sir John Oldcastle ; whom they have fancied a boon companion, a jovial...
Page 153 - But habitudes of those that live ; Who, lighting him, did greater lights receive; He drain'd from all, and all they knew. His apprehension quick, his judgment true : That the most learn'd with shame confess, His knowledge more, his reading only less.
Page 112 - Sathan are most certainly practised, and that the instruments thereof merits most severely to be punished : against the damnable opinions of two principally in our age, whereof the one called Scot, an Englishman, is not ashamed in public print to deny that there can be such a thing as witchcraft ; and so maintains the old error of the Sadducees in denying of spirits.
Page 244 - Now cease, my lute, this is the last 'Labour, that thou and I shall waste ; And ended is that we begun : Now is this song both sung and past ; My lute, be still, for I have done.