Sir Philip Sidney: Type of English Chivalry in the Elizabethan Age

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G.P. Putnam's sons, 1891 - Chivalry - 384 pages

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Page 186 - Whatever fades, but fading pleasure brings. Draw in thy beams, and humble all thy might To that sweet yoke where lasting freedoms be ; Which breaks the clouds and opens forth the light, That doth both shine and give us sight to see.
Page xviii - Thou art not, Penshurst, built to envious show Of touch or marble; nor canst boast a row Of polished pillars or a roof of gold : Thou hast no lantern, whereof tales are told ; Or stair, or courts ; but stand'st an ancient pile, And these grudged at, are reverenced the while. Thou joy'st in better marks, of soil, of air, Of wood, of water ; therein thou art fair.
Page 155 - Town-folks my strength; a daintier judge applies His praise to sleight which from good use doth rise; Some lucky wits impute it but to chance; Others, because of both sides I do take My blood from them who did excel in this, Think nature me a man of arms did make.
Page 182 - My true love hath my heart, and I have his. His heart in me keeps him and me in one, My heart in him his thoughts and senses guides: He loves my heart, for once it was his own, I cherish his because in me it bides: My true love hath my heart, and I have his.
Page 150 - HETHER the Turkish new moon minded be To fill his horns this year on Christian coast ? How Poles' right King means, without leave of host, To warm with ill-made fire, cold Muscovy...
Page 5 - Give yourself to be merry, for you degenerate from your Father if you find not yourself most able in wit and body to do any thing when you be most merry: but let your mirth be ever void of all scurrility and biting words to any man, for a wound given by a word is oftentimes harder to be cured than that which is given with the sword.
Page 235 - Love my memory, cherish my friends; their faith to me may assure you they are honest. But above all, govern your will and affections, by the will and Word of your Creator; in me, beholding the end of this world, with all her vanities.
Page 4 - In that time apply your study to such hours as your discreet master doth assign you, earnestly ; and the time (I know) he will so limit as shall be both sufficient for your learning and safe for your health...
Page 180 - ... comfort; here a shepherd's boy piping, as though he should never be old; there a young shepherdess knitting, and withal singing, and it seemed that her voice comforted her hands to work and her hands kept time to her voicemusic.
Page 150 - To warm with ill-made fire cold Muscovy; If French can yet three parts in one agree; What now the Dutch in their full diets boast; How Holland hearts, now so good towns be lost, Trust in the shade of...

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