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" We weare more fantastical fashions than any nation under the sun doth, the French only excepted ; which hath given occasion to the Venetian, and other Italians, to brand the Englishman with a notable mark of levity, by painting him stark naked, with a... "
Bishop Percy's Folio Manuscript: Loose and Humorous Songs - Page 77
by Thomas Percy - 1867 - 127 pages
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Illustrations of Shakespeare, and of Ancient Manners: With ..., Volume 1

Francis Douce - 1807
...Italians to brand the Englishman with a notable marke of levity, by painting him starke naked with a paire of shears in his hand, making his fashion of attire according to the vaine invention of his braine-sicke head, not to comelinesse and decorum." Purchas, in his Pilgrim,...
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Illustrations of Shakespeare, and of Ancient Manners: With ..., Volume 1

Francis Douce - 1807
...Italians to brand the Englishman with a notable marke of levity, by painting him starke naked with a paire of shears in his hand, making his fashion of attire according to the vaine invention of his braine-sicke head, not to comelinesse and decorum." Purchas, in his Pilgrim,...
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Illustrations of Shakespeare and of Ancient Manners: With Dissertations on ...

Francis Douce - 1839 - 631 pages
...Italians to brand the Englishman with a notable marke of levity, by painting him starke naked with a paire of shears in his hand, making his fashion of attire according to the vaine invention of his braine-sicke head, not to comelinesse and decorum." Purchas, in his Pilgrim,...
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Believe as You List: A Tragedy, Volume 27

Philip Massinger - 1849 - 108 pages
...more fantastical fashions ithan any nation under The sun doth, the French only excepted ; which hath given occasion to the Venetian, and other Italians,...his brain-sick head, not to comeliness and decorum." li THE Spaniard loves his ancient slop, The Lombard his Venetian, And some like breechless women go,...
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Early English Poetry, Ballads and Popular Literature of the ..., Volume 27

Percy Society - 1849
...more fantastical fashions than any nation under the sun doth, the French only excepted; which hath given occasion to the Venetian, and other Italians,...his brain-sick head, not to comeliness and decorum." THE Spaniard loves his ancient slop, The Lombard his Venetian, And some like breechless women go, The...
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Early English Poetry, Ballads, and Popular Literature of the Middle Ages ...

Percy Society - 1849
...more fantastical fashions than any nation under the sun doth, the French only excepted ; which hath given occasion to the Venetian, and other Italians,...his brain-sick head, not to comeliness and decorum." THE Spaniard loves his ancient slop, The Lombard his Venetian, And some like breechless women go, The...
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Satirical songs and poems on costume: from the 13th to the 19th ..., Volume 27

Frederick William Fairholt - 1849 - 267 pages
...more fantastical fashions than any nation under the sun doth, the French only excepted ; which hath given occasion to the Venetian, and other Italians,...his brain-sick head, not to comeliness and decorum." THE Spaniard loves his ancient slop, The Lombard his Venetian, And some like breechless women go, The...
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Satirical Songs and Poems on Costume: From the 13th to the 19th ..., Volume 27

Frederick William Fairholt - 1849 - 267 pages
...excepted ; which hath given occasion to the Venetian, and other Italians, to brand the Englishmanwith a notable mark of levity, by painting him stark naked,...his brain-sick head, not to comeliness and decorum." THE Spaniard loves his ancient slop, The Lombard his Venetian, And some like breechless women go, The...
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The Comedies, Histories, Tragedies, and Poems of William Shakspere, Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1851
...more fantastical fashions than any nation under the sun doth, the French only excepted; which hath given occasion to the Venetian and other Italians...his brain-sick head, not to comeliness and decorum." The print from which we copy ia in Borde'a 'Introduction of Knowledge;' and we subjoin the verses which...
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The Comedies, Histories, Tragedies, and Poems of William Shakspere, Volume 7

William Shakespeare - 1851
...more fantastical fashions than any nation under the sun doth, the French only excepted ; which hath given occasion to the Venetian and other Italians...conception of his brain-sick head, not to comeliness and deeorum." The print from which we copy is in Horde's 'Introduction of Knowledge ;' and we subjoin the...
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