Michael Drayton; a Critical Study, with a Bibliography

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A. Constable, 1905 - 216 pages

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Page 55 - Whose worth's unknown, although his height be taken. Love's not Time's fool, though rosy lips and cheeks Within his bending sickle's compass come; Love alters not with his brief hours and weeks, But bears it out even to the edge of doom.
Page 137 - Marlowe, bathed in the Thespian springs, Had in him those brave translunary things That the first poets had ; his raptures were All air and fire, which made his verses clear ; For that fine madness still he did retain Which rightly should possess a poet's brain.
Page 188 - A chorographicall Description of all the Tracts, Rivers, Mountains, Forests, and other Parts of this Renowned Isle of Great Britain, with intermixture of the most Remarkeable Stories, Antiquities, Wonders, Rarities, Pleasures, and Commodities of the same.
Page 170 - Sir lohn Old-castle, the good Lord Cobham. As it hath bene lately acted by the Right honorable the Earle of Notingham Lord High Admirall of England, his Seruants. Written by William Shakespeare.
Page 107 - ... there is almost neither cape, nor bay, haven, creek or pier, river or confluence of rivers, breches, washes, lakes, meres, fenny waters, mountains, valleys, moors, heaths, forests, woods, cities, boroughs, castles, principal manor places, monasteries, and colleges, but I have seen them; and noted in so doing a whole world of things very memorable.
Page 88 - It is no pamper'd glutton we present, Nor aged counsellor to youthful sin But one, whose virtue shone above the rest, A valiant martyr, and a virtuous peer...
Page 50 - Age rules my lines with wrinkles in my face ; Where, in the Map of all my Misery...
Page 170 - The first part Of the true and honorable historie, of the life of Sir John Old-castle, the good Lord Cobham.
Page 166 - Newly imprinted and enlarged to almost as much againe as it was, according to the true and perfect Coppie. At London, Printed by IR for NL and are to be sold at his shoppe vnder Saint Dunstons Church in Fleetstreet. 1604.
Page 191 - Fought by Henry the fift of that name, King of England, against the whole power of the French : vnder the Raigne of their Charles the sixt, Anno Dom. 1415. The miseries of Queene Margarite, the infortunate Wife of that most infortunate King Henry the sixt. Nimphidia, the Court of Fayrie. The Quest of Cinthia. The Shepheards Sirena. The Moone-Calfe.

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