Remains, Historical and Literary, Connected with the Palatine Counties of Lancaster and Chester, Volume 91

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Chetham Society., 1873 - Cheshire (England)
 

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Page 106 - Nosce Teipsum. This Oracle expounded in two Elegies. 1. Of Humane Knowledge. 2. Of the Soule of Man, and the immortalitie thereof.
Page 223 - Of the Progresse of the Soule. Wherein, by occasion of the Religious death of Mistris Elizabeth Drury, the incommodities of the Soule in this life, and her exaltation in the next, are contemplated.
Page 66 - Pleasures are not if they last, In their passing is their best. Glory is most bright and gay In a flash, and so away. Feed apace then, greedy eyes, On the wonder you behold. Take it sudden as it flies, Though you take it not to hold : When your eyes have done their part, Thought must length it in the heart.
Page 110 - tis corrupted, both in Wit and Will ! I know my Soul hath power to know all things, Yet is she blind and ignorant in all ! I know I am one of Nature's little kings, Yet to the least and vilest things am thrall ! I know my Life's a pain, and but a span ! I know my Sense is mocked with every thing ! And to conclude, I know myself a Man ; Which is a proud, and yet a wretched thing ! Of the Soul of Man ; and the Immortality thereof.
Page 34 - Why should our pride make such a stir to be, To be forgot? What good is like to this, To do worthy the writing, and to write Worthy the reading and the world's delight?
Page 190 - The whole Art of Angling ; as it was written in a small treatise in rime, and now for the better understanding of the reader put into prose, and adorned and enlarged.
Page 186 - Thais painted sheet embrace, And with the fume of strong Tobacco's smoke, All quaffing round are ready for to choke ! , Let them that list these pastimes then pursue, And on their pleasing Fancies feed their fill ; So I the Fields and Meadows green may view, And by the Rivers fresh may...
Page 152 - THOMAS. — The Belman of London. Bringing to light the most notorious villanies that are now practised in the Kingdome.
Page 246 - DRANT (THOMAS). — A Medicinable Morall, that is, the two Bookes of Horace his Satyres, Englyshed accordyng to the prescription of saint Hierome.
Page 60 - Printed for Nathaniel Butter, and are to be sold at his shop in Pauls Church-yard at the signe of the Pide Bull neere St. Austins Gate. 1608.

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