Some Account of Robert Greene and His Writings. Orlando Furioso. a Looking Glass for London and England. Friar Bacon and Friar Bungay. Specimen of the Famous Historie of Fryer Bacon

Some Account of Robert Greene and His Writings. Orlando Furioso. a Looking Glass for London and England. Friar Bacon and Friar Bungay. Specimen of the Famous Historie of Fryer Bacon

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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. 1831 edition. Excerpt: ... sky, But in your actions like the stammering Greek Which breathes his courage bootless in the air, I wish thee well, Orlando, get thee gone, Say that a centinel did suffer thee: For if the round or court of guard should hear Thou or thy men were braying at the walls, Charles' wealth, the wealth of all his western mines, Found in the mountains of Transalpine France, Might not pay ransom to the king for thee. ORL-Brave centinel, if nature hath' enchas'd A sympathy of courage to thy tale, And, like the champion of Andromache, Thou, or thy master, dare come out the gates, Maugre the watch, the round or court of guard I will attend to abide the coward here. If not, but still the craven sleeps secure, Pitching his guard within a trench of stones, Tell him his walls shall serve him for no proof, But as the son of Saturn in his wrath Pash'd all the mountains at Typhoeus' head, And topsy-turvy turn'd the bottom up, So shall the castle of roud Rodomont: And so, brave lords ofP France, let's to the fight. ACQ. My lord, The court of guard is put unto the sword, And all the watch that thought themselves so sure, So that not one within the castle breathes. ORL. Come then, Iet's post amain to find out Rodomont, And then in triumph march unto Marsilius. Enter Mznon and ANGELICA. ANG. I marvel, Medor, what my father means To enter league with County Sacripant? ME. Madam, the king your father's wise enough; He knows the County, like to Cassius, Sits sadly dumping, aiming Caesar's death, Yet crying Ave to his majesty.-But, madam, mark. awhile, and you shall see Your father shake him ofi' from secrecy. ANG. So much I guess, for when he will'd I should Give entertainment to the doating earl, His speech...show more

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  • Paperback | 108 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 209g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123680189X
  • 9781236801890