The Poems of William Harbert; (Usually Called Sir William Herbert) Glamorgan

The Poems of William Harbert; (Usually Called Sir William Herbert) Glamorgan

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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. 1870 edition. Excerpt: ...to supply 'y ' for the missing syllable in this vivid lino. G. Nature hath dig'd for men more kind of graues, Then Indian Ganges hath translucent' waues. N o valiant Martins, stout Corioloene, Did now the raging multitude withstand: Tumultuous windes haue left the rocky lane, Where sterne Hypodates with mace in hand, Their lawlesse foree, by foree doth countermaund. Eurus will blow and shake the islands' king. Rebells will rise, and belles of discord ring. Vnworthy I, to mount that sacred hill, And Clodius-like see female sacrifice: Virgill sang this, and none but Virgill will Adnenture Valure's worth to memoricc; Thrice glorious obiect, fit for princely eyes. Pardon great Homer, my all-daring Muse, Let eherill's' folly, chen'll's fault excuse. The lesser starres makes Phoebe shine more bright, So may my infant Muse, comparde to thine, Make thy heroicke poems' splendant light, Sceme fairer farre in men's iuditious eyne: ' A Miltonian word, e.g. "Under the glassie, cool, translucent wave " (Comus 861): " the Eastern ray, translucent, pure" (Samson Agonistes, 548) So in Pope later: = semi-transparent. G. ' Transition-form of churl: sometimes chcrel. G. Comparison makes vertuc seeme diuine. Yet giue me leaue with my vnworthy pen, To blazon forth the acts of worthy men. Cease mournfull Rome thy sad enlangoring, ' Those fatall fields neere to Campania fought: Wherein the very prime of Marius' spring, The spring of griefe which Carbo deerly bought, Ambitious Conquest, rulde great Scyllafs thought. = Speake not of these proud Rome, nor make thy mone, -Or if thou speak'st, make not comparison. ' Lamentation (?): hut I do not...show more

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  • Paperback | 24 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 1mm | 64g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236790626
  • 9781236790620