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Page 72 - And bathed every veyne in swich licour. Of which vertu engendred is the flour; Whan Zephirus eek with his swete breeth Inspired hath in every holt and heeth The tendre croppes...
Page 2 - BROWNE'S (Sir Thomas) Works Edited by Simon Wilkin. 3 vols. jf. 6d. each. BURKE'S Works. 8 vols. 3^. 6d. each. I. — Vindication of Natural Society — Essay on the Sublime and Beautiful, and various Political Miscellanies. II. — Reflections on the French Revolution — Letters relating to the Bristol Election — Speech on Fox's East India Bill, &c.
Page 77 - Somtyme with the lord of Palatye, Ageyn another hethen in Turkye : And evermore he hadde a sovereyn prys. And though that he were worthy, he was wys, And of his port as meke as is a mayde. He never yet no vileinye ne sayde 70 In al his lyf, un-to no maner wight. He was a verray parfit gentil knight.
Page 84 - Of prikyng and of huntyng for the hare Was al his lust, for no cost wolde he spare.
Page 113 - WHILOM, as olde stories tellen us, Ther was a duk that highte Theseus; Of Athenes he was lord and governour, And in his tyme swich a conquerour, That gretter was ther non under the sonne. Ful many a riche contre...
Page 109 - Of which ful blythe and glad was every wight ; And telle he moste his tale, as was resoun, By forward and by composicioun, As ye han herd ; what nedeth wordes mo ? And whan this...
Page 5 - DICTIONARY of Latin and Greek Quotations ; including Proverbs, Maxims, Mottoes, Law Terms and Phrases. With all the Quantities marked, and English Translations. With Index Verborum (622 pages). 5^.
Page 14 - MILTON'S Prose Works. Edited by JA St. John. 5 vols. y. 6d. each. Poetical Works, with a Memoir and Critical Remarks by James Montgomery, an Index to Paradise Lost, Todd's Verbal Index to all the Poems, and a Selection of Explanatory Notes by Henry G. Bohn. Illustrated with 120 Wood Engravings from Drawings by W. Harvey. 2 vols.