Poems, for the First Time Collected and Edited; With Memoir, Essay, and Notes Volume 4

Poems, for the First Time Collected and Edited; With Memoir, Essay, and Notes Volume 4

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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. 1869 edition. Excerpt: ...tzrussing wafts the Trojan Ganymed: And round was writ, ' Like with his like is oowaled.' 23. Aselges2 follow'd next, the boldest boy, That ever play'd in Venus' wanton court: He little cares who notes his lavish joy; Broad were his ests, wilde his uncivil sport; His fashion too too fond,2 and loosly light: A long love-lock on his left shoulder plight, Like to a woman's hair, well shew'd a woman' sprite. 1 Shield: a Hiltonic word: " broad as Amazonian targe " (P. L. 1x. 111. G.) 2 Laciviousnesse. F. 3 Foolish. G. 24. Lust in strange nests this cuekoe egge eonceiv'd; Which nurst with surfets, drest with fond dis-guises, In Fancie's school his breeding first reeeiv'd: So this brave spark to wilder flame arises; And now to court preferr'd, high blouds he fires There oft to rivalls lends the gentle dor, 1 Oft takes--his mistresse by--the bitter bob 22 1 ' To give the dor' a cant phrase = to make a fool of a person, or pass a joke upon or outwit him' Nai-es's Glossary. He quotes our Post here, and v. 4: but the latter is a mistake for Ben Jonson's Cynthia's Revels: " You will see, I shall now give him the yentle dnr" (edn. 1640 p 218: Moxou's edn., Act v. se. 2. p 97.) G. 2 In Ben Jonson as in preceding note, just before the quotation is a parallel with this: "I knew I should passe upon him with the bitter bob." In Cotgrave, as before, we find 5Ruad seiehe, 'a dry bob, jeast or nip: ' a stroke that crushes, though it out not. Halliwell s. z). explains 'bob ' as = taunt or scoff and ' to give the bob as = to give the door, or iniposing on a person. Fletcher prints both ' dor ' and...
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  • Paperback | 82 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 163g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236859251
  • 9781236859259