The Book of Rarities in the University of Cambridge: Illustrated by Original Letters and Notes, Biographical, Literary, and Antiquarian

Longman, 1829 - 559 páginas

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Página 454 - ... up an octavo to a sufficient thickness; and there is six shillings current for an hour and a half's reading, and perhaps never to be read or looked upon after. One that would go higher must take his fortune at blank walls and corners of streets, or repair to the sign of Bateman, Innys, and one or two more where are best choice and better pennyworths.
Página 393 - London, and dilygently amended in dyuers places where as ony faute was, in Flete strete, at the sygne of the Sonne, by me Wynkyn de Worde, in the yere of our lorde god M.CCCCC.xxviii the ix daye of Apryll.
Página 280 - Fynysshid the last day of Marche, the yer of our Lord God a thousand fonre hondrcd Ixxiiij.
Página 217 - I have heard one of the greatest geniuses this age has produced,' who had been trained up. in all the polite studies of antiquity, assure me,* upon his being obliged to search into several rolls and records, that notwithstanding such an employment was at first very dry and irksome to him, he at last took an incredible pleas' ure in it, and preferred it even to the reading of Virgil or Cicero.
Página 37 - Demosthenes), was the most silent man, the merest statue of a man that I have ever seen. I once dined in company with him, and all he said during the whole time was no more than Richard. How a man should say only Richard, it is not easy to imagine.
Página 26 - Folio; dedicated to King Charles. It comprehends a history of Rome from the foundation of the city to the time of Augustus, drawn up in the very words of Cicero, without any alteration of any expression. In this book Middleton found every part of Cicero's own history in his own words, and his works arranged in chronological order, without farther trouble.
Página 426 - The effect of the declaration made in the Guildhall by M. Recorder of London, concerning the late attemptes of the Quenes Maiesties evill, seditious, and disobedient subiectes.
Página 159 - Kynge Henry the eyght. Imprynted at London in Flete Strete at the Sygne of the Sonne by Wynkyn de Worde".
Página 210 - As touching, kneeling, crossing, holding up of hands, knocking upon the breast, and other gestures, they may be used or left, as every man's devotion serveth, without blame,' this Rubric was in the second Prayer Book of Edward VI.
Página 156 - Imprynted at London in Fletestrete at the sygne of the Sonne by me wynkyn de worde.

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