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INDEX to the Mottoes with Translations and some Pro
POSTSCRIPT to the Introductory Dissertation 1xxxilxxxviii
Titlepage Frontispiece Dedication c 120
ESSAYS LITERARY AND BIBLIOGRAPHICAL
Biographical Notices of the printers Plantin
Shakespeares References to Emblembooks
EXPLANATORY NOTES LITERARY AND BIOGRAPHICAL
Index to Illustrative Plates and other Illustrations 413414
General Index 415433
EMBLEMA FINALE 434
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Page xxii - A ROT AMONGST THE BISHOPS ; or a Terrible Tempest in the Sea, of Canterbury, set forth in lively emblems, to please the judicious Reader.
Page lxxiii - Driving far off each thing of sin and guilt; And, in clear dream and solemn vision, Tell her of things, that no gross ear can hear; Till oft converse with heavenly habitants Begin to cast a beam on th
Page 340 - VIII., was so noted for his meek spirit, deep learning, prudence and piety, that the then Parliament and Convocation both, chose, enjoined, and trusted him to be the man to make a Catechism for public use, such a one as should stand as a rule for faith and manners to their posterity. And the good old man, though he was very learned, yet knowing that God leads us not to heaven by many nor by hard questions, like an honest Angler, made that good, plain, unperplexed Catechism which is printed with our...
Page 306 - Where some, like magistrates, correct at home ; Others, like merchants, venture trade abroad ; Others, like soldiers, armed in their stings, Make boot upon the summer's velvet buds ; Which pillage they with merry march bring home To the tent royal of their emperor : Who, busied in his majesty, surveys The singing masons building roofs of gold ; The civil citizens kneading up the honey ; The poor mechanic porters crowding in Their heavy burdens at his narrow gate...
Page 306 - Therefore doth heaven divide The state of man in divers functions, Setting' endeavour in continual motion ; To which is fixed, as an aim or butt, Obedience : for so work the honey-bees, Creatures that by a rule in nature teach The act of order to a peopled kingdom.
Page lv - WHITNEY (Geffrey). — A Choice of Emblemes, and other Devises, for the moste parte gathered out of sundrie writers, Englished and Moralized, And divers newly devised, by Geffrey Whitney.