Remains, Historical and Literary, Connected with the Palatine Counties of Lancaster and Chester, Volume 76

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Chetham Society., 1869 - Cheshire (England)
 

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Page 2 - Chester's Triumph in Honor of her Prince, as it was performed upon St. George's Day 1610, in the foresaid Citie. Reprinted from the original edition of 1610, with an Introduction and Notes.
Page 2 - Tracts relating to Military Proceedings in Lancashire during the Great Civil War. Edited and Illustrated from Contemporary Documents by GEORGE ORMEROD, DCL, FRS, FSA, FGS, author of
Page 1 - VicePresident, and twelve other members, including a Treasurer and Secretary, all of whom shall be elected, the first two at the general meeting next after a vacancy shall occur, and the twelve other members at the general meeting annually.
Page xix - Works, vol. ii. p. 174, and Mr. Fairholt's Poems and Songs relating to George Villiers duke of Buckingham (Percy fociety, 1850). That the lines were written by James we have the contemporary evidence of Balfour, and the following paffage in James's poetical addrefs to Albina (Iter Lane., introd., p. xli), clearly points to a future philippic againft the duke, from his pen, as the "friend of Spain...
Page iii - Mr. Robert Heywood, whom I knew, a pious, reverend, old gentleman, and an excellent poet, was wont to call my father cousin : but kinship...
Page xvi - Rumors of vncouth villany Againft his aduerfe partyes name Detraction buzd : no blabb was he, Nor could he vtter thinges for fhame. Is there not One who from aboue Sees who thus charge and will not proue ? Cent. 3, v. 98. It might perhaps have been expected that Richard James,8 when he made Heywood hall his head quarters 8 We are much indebted to my friend Mr. Corfer for his refearches in reference to Richard James, and for the labour he has beftowed upon the Iter Lancajlrenfe, a poem which will...
Page 55 - ... if thou doft all is not well. 62 Good thinges wer worfe through commones ; Some plants by accident growe wilde ; Neuer was of familiarnes Contempt efteem'd the proper childe ; But this our nature is fo vile, It oft turnes good to ill the while. Playinge upon the Sabaoth dayes To breed diftractions in the minde, Yea, full as much and many wayes As worke or worldly thoughts, I finde : Then reft thy minde (inftead of playe) In God, and fport another day. 63 64 Riches a pleafinge plauge we proue,...
Page xix - ... friend of Spain:" Sometimes to pleafe your high difdain I'll ftrike the mighty friend of Spain With fuch growne vengeance as did ne'er Beat from Alcseus quill the ear Of Greeks. James's praife of Ben Jonson in his verfes " On the Staple of News firft prefented " (Iter Lane., introd., pp. Ixvi-vii), is quite as happy and well difcriminated as that in the noble lines on Shakefpeare : When vulgars loofe their fight and facred peers Of poetry confpire to make your years Of memory eternal, THEN BE...
Page xviii - But more than all — he was a poet, and a poet of no inferior order. It is difficult indeed to read his fine lines addreffed to Felton without being irrefiftibly led to the conclufion that the admirable poem on Shakefpeare with the initials
Page i - ... and afterwards went to London, where he was established as a Linen Draper on Fish Street Hill. He had a habit of twisting buttons off people's coats, which was ridiculed in the " Guardian " (Vol. II.) HEYWOOD, R. POETRY, ETC. HEYWOOD, T. OBSERVATIONS and INSTRUCTIONS, Divine and Moral, in verse. By ROBERT HEYWOOD, of Heywood, Lancashire. Edited by JAMES CROSSLEY, Esq., FSA Printed for the Chetham Society. MDCCCLXIX. Foolscap quarto. Chetham Society's Title (Vol. Ixxvi.) and List of Council, iii....

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