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Sebastian Popp, 1806 - Denmark - 570 pages
 

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Page 321 - Made to his mistress' eyebrow. Then a soldier, Full of strange oaths and bearded like the pard, Jealous in honour, sudden and quick in quarrel, Seeking the bubble reputation Even in the cannon's mouth. And then the justice, In fair round belly with good capon...
Page 321 - The sixth age shifts Into the lean and slipper'd pantaloon, With spectacles on nose and pouch on side, His youthful hose well sav'd, a world too wide For his shrunk shank ; and his big manly voice, Turning again toward childish treble, pipes And whistles in his sound.
Page 303 - Shakespeare in a laughing manner, that he fancied he intended to write his epitaph, if he happened to outlive him ; and since he could not know what might be said of him when he was dead, he...
Page 334 - Taint not thy mind, nor let thy soul contrive Against thy mother aught; leave her to heaven, And to those thorns that in her bosom lodge To prick and sting her.
Page 320 - All the world's a stage, And all the men and women merely players : They have their exits, and their entrances ; And one man in his time plays many parts, His acts being seven ages. At first, the infant, Mewling and puking in the nurse's arms ; And then, the whining school boy, with his satchel, And shining morning face, creeping like snail Unwillingly to school : And then, the lover ; Sighing like furnace, with a woeful ballad Made to his mistress...
Page 309 - ... 1649, aged 66. Witty above her sex, but that's not all ; Wise to salvation was good Mistress Hall : Something of Shakespeare was in that; but this Wholly of Him with whom she's now in bliss.
Page 293 - A parliament member, a justice of peace, " At home a poor scare-crow, at London an asse, '' If lowsie is Lucy, as some volke miscalle it, " Then Lucy is lowsie whatever befall it :
Page 304 - Ten in the hundred must lie in his grave, " But a hundred to ten whether God will him have ; " Who then must be interr'd in this tombe? " Oh (quoth the divill) my John a Combe.
Page 293 - Sir Thomas was too covetous, To covet so much deer, When horns enough upon his head Most plainly did appear. Had not his worship one deer left? What then? He had a wife Took pains enough to find him horns Should last him during life.
Page 308 - Witty above her sexe but that's not all Wise to Salvation was good Mistriss Hall ; Something of Shakspeare was in that, but this Wholly of him with whom she's now in blisse.

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