Imaginative Biography, Band 2

Saunders and Otley, 1834

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Seite 267 - The power that predominated in his intellectual operations was rather strong reason than quick sensibility. Upon all occasions that were presented, he studied rather than felt, and produced sentiments not such as nature enforces, but meditation supplies.
Seite 248 - Do, pious marble, let thy readers know What they, and what their children owe To DRAYTON'S name, whose sacred dust We recommend unto thy trust. Protect his memory, and preserve his story : Remain a lasting monument of his glory ; And when thy ruins shall disclaim To be the treasurer of his name, His name that cannot fade shall be An everlasting monument to thee.] " Read ' Ml ' [Michael ?]. 1 Of Anderson's Life.
Seite 207 - He passed the flaming bounds of Place and Time: The living throne, the sapphire blaze, Where angels tremble while they gaze, He saw; but, blasted with excess of light, Closed his eyes in endless night.
Seite 179 - Epitaph on the Countess of Pembroke UNDERNEATH this sable hearse Lies the subject of all verse, Sydney's sister, — Pembroke's mother. Death, ere thou hast slain another Fair and wise and good as she, Time shall throw a dart at thee!
Seite 121 - I answer that it is true, that 'tis to no purpose to the readers, but it is to the authoress, because I write it for my own sake, not theirs. Neither did I intend this piece for to delight, but to divulge; not to please the fancy, but to tell the truth, lest after-ages should mistake, in not knowing I was daughter to one Master Lucas of St. Johns...
Seite 20 - His malice is fixed, and will not evaporate by any your mild courses, for he will ascribe the alteration to her Majesty's pusillanimity and not to your good nature, knowing that you work but upon her humour, and not out of any love towards him. The less you make him, the less he shall be able to harm you and yours, and if her Majesty's favour fail him, he will again decline to a common person.
Seite 35 - He was the most fearless of death that ever was known, and the most resolute and confident, yet with reverence and conscience.
Seite 28 - He answered with that temper, wit, learning, courage, and judgment that, save that it went with the hazard of his life, it was the happiest day that ever he spent.
Seite 20 - I AM not wise enough to give you advice; but if you take it for a good counsel to relent towards this tyrant, you will repent it when it shall be too late. His malice is fixed, and will not evaporate by any...
Seite 197 - The lecher a lover, and tyranny .•\To be the right of a prince's reign. I cannot, I; no, no, it will not be. This is the cause that I could never yet Hang on their sleeves, that weigh, as thou mayst see, A chip of chance more than a pound of wit.

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