Poems and Plays Volume 16

Poems and Plays Volume 16

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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. 1821 edition. Excerpt: ...of all cEss. i. e. out of all measure: the phrase being taken from a. cess, tax, or subsidy; which being by regular and moderate rates, when any thing was exorbitant, or out of measure, it was said to be out qfall cess. WARBURTON.; 2 C412. Pease and beans are as dank1 here as a I dog, and that is the next way to give poor jades )7 the bots,5: this house is turned upside down, since Robin ostler died. 1 Can. Poor fellow! never joyed since the price of oats rose; it was the death of him. 2 CAR. I think, this be the most villainous house in all London road for fleas: I am stung like a tench. j 4--as dank--i. e. wet, rotten. Porn. In the directions given by Sir Thomas Bodley, for the preservation of his library, he orders that the cleanser thereof should, " at least twice a quarter, with clean cloths, strike away the dust and moulding of the books, which will not then continue long with it; now itvproceedeth chiefly of the newness of the forrels, which in time will be less and less darz/risk." Religuire Bodleiame, p. 111. REED. 5---bots: Are worms in the stomach of ahorse. Jounson. " The bottes is an yll disease, and they lye in a horse mawe; and they be an inch long, white coloured, and a reed heed, and as moche as a fyngers ende; and they be quycke and stycke faste in the mawe syde: it apperethe by stampynge of the horse or tomblynge; and in the beginninge there is remedy ynoughe; and if they be not cured betymc, they will eate thorough his mawe and kyll hym.."Fitzlzerbe1't's Boo/v qfHusbrmdr_y. REED. " A bots light upon you," is an imprecation frequently repeated in the anonymous play of King Henry V. as well as in many other old pieces. So, in the ancient black letter interlude of The Dis, obedient Child, ...show more

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