Southey's Common-Place Book. Ed. by J.W. Warter

Southey's Common-Place Book. Ed. by J.W. Warter

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1849 edition. Excerpt: ...his Port wine: and that the indictment was quashed by the impudence of the fellow, who absolutely proved that there had never been a drop of real Port wine in the hogshead."--Cbadock's Memoirs, vol. 1, p. 93. 4 Character of Fuller.' In an oration ascribed to South in the character of Terra?-filius, 1657, the privileged buffoon, after much ribaldry against Cambridge, attacks Fuller by name. "--vestrum Fullerum, --Historicum ilium Ecclesiasticum, cujus joci jam servantur Cantabrigia? in registro et archivis, ubi inter reliqua Antiquitatis monumenta jocos suos ostendunt, tanquam res antiquissimas: tres tantum accipite. "Imprimis, cum in Doctorum concilio graviter consultum esset, an ad gradum saltantes Equos admitterent, respondit ille, hanc esse rem aquissimam. "Secundus, cum accusatus Tonsor, quod nimium ex Doctores barba eraseret, respondit ille, hunc tonsorem fecisse barbare. "Tertius, cum sermo esset de quodam ingenioso, sed tamen de pediculis suspecto (nam pediculus est ibi crimen capitale) respondit author noster, scholarem ilium pediculosum habere ingenium valde nttidum. O rem divina? inventionis! cur non aliquis ilium pro hoc joco scalpebat? Nam certe fuit pediculosus; solemus enim scalpere ubi sunt pediculi. "Ego hos tantum recito, nam strenue deridere est repetere; denique tres solum nominavi, quia Cantabrigiae non licet ultra tres jocos procedere. "Caeterum ob tres jocos Cantabrigienses (ut audio) erecturi sunt illi statuam, eamque puto ex ligno aut lapide, ut sit ei similior; Statu- vero hos titulos inscribunt: Doctissimus Thomas, Natione Scotus, Prabendarius de Sarum Theologiae Baccalaureus Facultatis Jocandi Doctor Artis Memoriae et Artis Mendicandi Professor. "Quare post erectam illi...show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 378 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 20mm | 671g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236554418
  • 9781236554413