Imagination and Fancy, Or, Selections from the English Poets; Illustrative of Those First Requisites of Their Art

Imagination and Fancy, Or, Selections from the English Poets; Illustrative of Those First Requisites of Their Art : With Markings of the Best Passages, Critical Notices of the Writers, and an Essay in Answer to the Question "What Is

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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. 1850 edition. Excerpt: ...burn; and, caldron, bubble. 2nd T/Vi. Fillet of a fenny snake, In the caldron boil and bake: Eye of newt, and toe of frog, Wool of bat, and tongue of dog, Adder's fork, and blind-v.vorm's sting, Lizard's leg, and owlet's wing, For a charm of powerful trouble; Like a hell-broth, boil and bubble. All. Double, double, toil and trouble; Fire, burn; and, caldron, bubble. 3rd I/Vi. Scale of dragon, tooth of wolf; Witches' mummy; maw, and gulf, Of the ravin'd salt-sea shark, -Root of hemlock, digg'd i' the dark: Liver of blaspheming Jew; Gall of goat, and slips of yew, Sliver'd in the moon's eclipse; Nose of Turk, and Tartar's lips; Finger of birth-strangled babe, .Ditch-deliver-'d by a drab; Make the gruel thick and slab, -Add thereto a tiger's chaudron, For the ingredients of our caldron. All. Double, double, toil and trouble, Fire, burn; and, caldron, bubble. Znd Wi. Cool it with a baboon's blood. 2nd H71'. By the pricking of my thumbs, Something wicked this way comes: --Open, locks, whoever knocks. Mac. How now, you secret, black, and midnight hags, What is't you do? All..11 deed without a name. Mac. I conjure you, by that which you profess (Howe'er you come to know it), answer me: Though you untie the winds, and let them fight Against the churches: though the yesty waves Confound and swallow navigation up; Though bladed corn be lodg'd, and trees blown down; Though castles topple on their warders' heads; Though palaces and pyramids do slope Their heads to their foundations; though the treasure Of nature's germins tumble all together, Even till destruction sicken, answer me To what I ask you. 1st Wi. Speak. 2nd Wi. Demand. 3rd...show more

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  • Paperback | 84 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 168g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236864948
  • 9781236864949