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" Zelmane protested that the fit prey for them was hearts of princes. She also had an angle in her hand, but the taker was so taken that she had forgotten taking. Basilius in the meantime would be the cook himself of what was so caught, and Gynecia. "
Dramatic Works of John Ford ... - Page 259
by John Ford - 1827
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The London Encyclopaedia: Or, Universal Dictionary of Science ..., Volume 20

Thomas Curtis - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1829
...the eyes. A term of falconry, the eyes of л wild or haggard hawk being for a time seeled or closed. H 6ۖ ad N R _ 7 Du i _W߻ | jw VJ R t Wu8Un ($ Nh_ strave. Sidney. Mine eyes no more on vanity shall feed, But Keled up with death shall have their deadly...
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The Essays Or Counsels, Civil and Moral, of Francis Bacon

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1890 - 405 pages
...principem.' Erasmus, Apophthegmata, sub tit. Dionysius. 1. 14. a seeled dove] Conf. 'Now she brought him to see a seeled Dove, who the blinder she was, the higher she strave.' Sidney's Arcadia, lib. ip 55 (4th ed. 1613). The process of seeling is fully described in...
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The Works of John Ford, Volume 1

John Ford - 1895
...Ambition, like a seeled dove, mounts upward. Higher and higher still, &c.] To seel is to blind by sewing-up the eyelids. There is a similar allusion to that in...piece of cruelty is sometimes resorted to for sport I The poor dove, in the agonies of pain, soars, like the lark, as soon as dismissed from the hand,...
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Introduction by Gifford. List of plays. Commendatory verses. The lover's ...

John Ford - 1895
...so available, we'll write to Athens Higtur and higher still, &c.] To seel is to blind by sewing-up the eyelids. There is a similar allusion to that in...the Arcadia; "Now she brought them to see a seeled d1me, who the blinder she was the higher she strove to reach." It is told in the Gentleman's Recreation...
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The Works of Shakespeare: Antony and Cleopatra

William Shakespeare - 1906
...uses. Among amusements provided by Zelmane (Sidney's Arcadia, bk. i. ed. 1725, p. 99) this figures : " Now she brought them to see a seeled dove, who, the blinder she was, the higher she strove." 113. In . . . judgements] Probability and Steevens's illustration from Henry V. 1n. v. 59 : " He '11...
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The Essays of Francis Bacon

Francis Bacon - Essays - 1908 - 227 pages
...To "seel" was to close the eyelids partially or entirely with fine thread. Cf. " Now she brought him to see a seeled dove, who the blinder she was, the higher she strave." Sidney, Arcadia, i. 4 Macro: Dion Cassius, Iviii, 9. When Tiberius was ready to deal a final...
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The Elizabethan People

Henry Thew Stephenson - England - 1910 - 412 pages
...harmless doves for the mere sport of witnessing their frantic and helpless misery. We are told in Sidney's 'Arcadia, " Now she brought them to see a seeled dove,...blinder she was, the higher she strove to reach." In an explanatory note to a passage in Ford's The Broken Heart, Gifford says : " It is told in The...
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The Study of Shakespeare

Henry Thew Stephenson - 1915 - 300 pages
...the mere sport of witnessing their frantic and helpless efforts in misery. We are told in Sidney's Arcadia, " Now she brought them to see a seeled dove,...blinder she was, the higher she strove to reach." We have, however, not exhausted the allusions to falconry in Petruchio's speech. " I have a way to...
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The Works of Shakespeare, Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1906
...uses. Among amusements provided by Zelmane (Sidney's Arcadia, bk. i. ed. 1725, p. 99) this figures : " Now she brought them to see a seeled dove, who, the blinder she was, the higher she strove." 113. In . . . judgements] Probability and Steevens's illustration from Henry V. HI. v. 59: "He'll drop...
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Sir Philip Sidney: Selected Prose and Poetry

Philip Sidney - Poetry - 1983 - 539 pages
...himself of what was so caught, and Gynecia sit still, but with no still pensiveness. Now she [Zelmane] brought them to see a seeled dove, who, the blinder she was, the higher she strove. Another time a kite, which, having a gut cunningly pulled out of her and so let fly, called all the...
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