Restituta; Or, Titles, Extracts, and Characters of Old Books in English Literature, Revived, Volym 1


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Sida 307 - Unless he feel within Some source of consolation from above. Secret refreshings that repair his strength And fainting spirits uphold.
Sida 307 - The angelic orders, and inferior creatures mute, Irrational and brute? Nor do I name of men the common rout, That, wandering loose about, Grow up and perish as the summer fly, Heads without name, no more remembered...
Sida 223 - Let him that will, ascend the tottering seat Of courtly grandeur, and become as great As are his mounting wishes : as for me, Let sweet repose and rest my portion be.
Sida 307 - Yet toward these, thus dignified, thou oft, Amidst their height of noon, Changest thy countenance, and thy hand, with no regard Of highest favours past From thee on them, or them to thee of service.
Sida 48 - Because they practise and maintain The language of the beast. We'll drive the doctors out of doors, And arts, whate'er they be ; We'll cry both arts and learning down, And hey ! then up go we...
Sida 230 - ... faith, and yet presume not; and desire, with St. Paul, to be dissolved and to be with Christ, with whom even in death there is life. Be like the good servant, and even at midnight be waking, lest when death cometh and stealeth upon you...
Sida 192 - To which end there were many that wandered up and down and were active in sowing discontents and sedition, by venomous and secret murmurings, and a dispersion of scurrilous pamphlets and libels against the Church and State ; but especially against the Bishops ; by which means, together with venomous and indiscreet sermons, the common people became so fanatic, as to believe the Bishops to be Antichrist, and...
Sida 531 - ... must this instrument be heated in the fire, the better to stiffen the ruffe. For you know heate will drie, and stiffen any thing. And if you woulde know the name of this goodly toole, forsooth the deuill hath giuen it to name a putter, or else a putting sticke, as I heare say.
Sida 304 - So much I feel my genial spirits droop, My hopes all flat, nature within me seems In all her functions weary of herself ; My race of glory run, and race of shame, And I shall shortly be with them that rest.
Sida 308 - To dogs and fowls a prey, or else captived; Or to the unjust tribunals, under change of times, And condemnation of the ungrateful multitude.

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