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Page 79 - Reigns that which would be fear'd : 'tis much he dares ; And, to that dauntless temper of his mind, He hath a wisdom that doth guide his valour To act in safety.
Page 67 - It were better to have no opinion of God at all, than such an Opinion as is unworthy of him : for the one is unbelief, the other is contumely : and certainly superstition is the reproach of the Deity. Plutarch saith well to that purpose :
Page 191 - For herein may be seen noble chivalry, courtesy, humanity, friendliness, hardiness, love, friendship, cowardice, murder, hate, virtue, and sin. Do after the good and leave the evil, and it shall bring you to good fame and renown.
Page 151 - ... the meekest man, and the gentlest, that ever ate in hall among ladies; and thou wert the sternest knight to thy mortal foe that ever put spear in the rest.
Page 276 - They err who count it glorious to subdue ' By conquest far and wide, to over-run Large countries, and in field great battles win, Great cities by assault. What do these worthies, But rob and spoil, burn, slaughter, and enslave, Peaceable nations, neighbouring or remote, Made captive, yet deserving freedom more Than those their conquerors ? Who leave behind Nothing but ruin wheresoe'er they rove, And all the flourishing works of peace destroy : Then swell with pride, and must be titled Gods, Great...
Page 211 - That titles were not vented at the drum, Or common out-cry ; goodness gave the greatness, And greatness worship : every house became An academy of honour, and those parts We see departed, in the practice now Quite from the institution. Lov. Why do you say so, Or think so enviously ? do they not still Learn there the Centaur's skill, the art of Thrace, To ride ? or Pollux...
Page 114 - She woxe ; yet wist she nether how, nor why ; She wist not, silly Mayd, what she did aile, Yet wist she was not well at ease perdy; Yet thought it was not love, but some melancholy.
Page 53 - And knew his good to all of each degree ; Hight Reverence : he them with speeches meet Does faire entreat ; no courting nicetee, But simple true, and eke unfained sweet, As might become a Squire so great persons to greet.