Miscellanies of the Fuller Worthies Library

Miscellanies of the Fuller Worthies Library

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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. 1871 edition. Excerpt: ... The original title.page of the Posie is as follows: A POSIE of Gilloflowers, eehe differing from other in eolour and odour, yet all sweete. By Humfrey Gifford, Gent 1l Imprinted at London for John Perin, and are to be solde at his shop in Paules Churehyard, at the signe of the Angell. 15so.. 41:0. 82 leaves, elosing on V 2 verso, but no Sig U. For further details see our little Memorial. Introduetion. G. permittanee, eonuenient oportunity in your seruiee, to bestow eertain houres amongst my b0okes, ----with whieh exereise of all earthly reereations I am most delighted--both reaso bids me, and duety bindes me, to make you partalser of some of the fruits of my studies. And farther, your Worship being the onely maister that euer I served, vnto whom--my parentes exeepted--I aeknowledge my selfe more bounde then to al the worlde besides, I might be sayde to eane a verie bad minde with me, if I shoulde not endeuour by some one meanes or other, to ' See Memorial.Introduetion of notiee of this Cope, and the Family. G. shewe my selfe thankefull for your benefites. And not knowing better how to doe the same, I haue--amongst other toies' by me taken in hand--made speeiall ehoiee of these translations ensewing, to present you with, as a pledge of my loyaltie and testimonie of the duetiful zeale that I beare you. The first thing that shall heerein be offered to your view, is a moste exeellent Epistle, written first in Italian by Maister Clodius Ptholemteus, whieh aeeording vnto my simple skill, I haue eonuerted into English, although not with suehe eloquenee as some other might--peradnenture--haue done it; yet I trust with sueh diligenee that yee shall finde the intent of the Anthour suflfeiently explained. Hee made it for the eomforting..show more

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  • Paperback | 106 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 204g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123695713X
  • 9781236957139