Animaduersions Uppon the Annotacions and Corrections of Some Imperfections of Impressiones of Chaucers Workes (Sett Downe Before Tyme, and Nowe); Reprinted in the Yere of Oure Lorde 1598

Animaduersions Uppon the Annotacions and Corrections of Some Imperfections of Impressiones of Chaucers Workes (Sett Downe Before Tyme, and Nowe); Reprinted in the Yere of Oure Lorde 1598

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1876 edition. Excerpt: ...they might not Weare, as may the rest, I meane, the members of more worthines; For sure I hold they ought to weare the best, And if ye read S. Paule, he saith no lesse. Wherfore to buttockes, evil I ne ment, More then unto the belly or the backe, Or else the head concerning ornament, For nature hath more furnished their lack. They may with lesse shame be discovered And naked, then the lower parts may be; Though yet unseemely, saving for the head Of man; forwhy, of God th' image is hee; And is the ground of reason, and the roote, The seate of understanding, and of wit; Guide of the rest, yea, both of hand and foote, And royall as a king, on high doth sit. And therefore if the buttockes do exceede, Or be to monstrous in that they weare, The head ought to be blamed for the deede, For reason ought to have his dwelling there, Not in the buttockes, who know nothing lesse Then What is seemely for them to put on, And are appointed other busynesse... p. 81. THE Booxn TO THE READER. If, gentle Reader, thou have found in me Thing which thy stomake hardly can digest, Here is diseribed an Epythyme: Warme it, and lappe it close vnto thy brest. It was compounded with great diligence, Of symples by an Apothecary, Both trustie and skilful in that science, And from these verses doth not vary. THE Errrnrmn. Who purposeth to liven vertuouse In favour. of our God, let him take keepe, That pride none office beare within his house, For where he doth, vertue is layde to sleeps. 2. The Cap-and-Head Disputation, 1564' --(Lambeth I/ibrary, 28. 8. 23, the 5th tract in the vol.) A Dialogue betwene the Cap and the Head. The Cap. How vndiscretely doth Fortune deale wyth many in this world! cursed be the tyme that euer I was appointed to couer thee. The Head. What...show more

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  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 213g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236865405
  • 9781236865403