Tarlton's Jests and News of Purgatory; With Notes and Some Account of the Life of Tarlton

Tarlton's Jests and News of Purgatory; With Notes and Some Account of the Life of Tarlton

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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. 1844 edition. Excerpt: ... T., 16881. 3 That is, the./Eneis. This was a common mistake in early writers. The Cular is printed in Virgilii Appendix, cum Jos-Scaligeri commentt. ct castigationibus, Bvo. Lugd., 1573, and elsewhere. ' The early edition reads "be1lum," which is corrected to "bella " in the impression of 1630. "Qumdam lirica" is the same in both copies. The P/zarsalia had not at this time been translated into English. quam civilia campus: Roome was not builded on a day, ' and men that venture little hazard little. So, gentlemen, I present you with a toy of Tarltons, called his Newes out of Purgatory, which I desire you to accept as curteously as I offer willing to please: thogh they be crepundia, yet reade them, and if you finde any pleasant facetiw or quicquid salis, thinke all savorye, and so pleasde without being satirically peremptorye; for Momus will have a mouth full of invectives, and Zoilus should not be Zoilus, if hee were not' squint eyde. Therefore leaving their humours to the wordmongers of malice, that like the vipers, grew odious to their own kinde, hoping of your curteous censure' I bid you farewell. ' "Builded" for "built" is not uncommon, and the same proverb occurs in The French Alphabet, 12mo., Lond, 1615, p. 18. 2 Opinion. This use of the word is very frequent. See Nares in v. TARLTONS NEWES OUT OF PURGATORY. Sorrowing, as most men doo, for the death of Richard Tarlton, in that his particular losse was a generall lament to all that coveted either to satisfie their eies with his clownish gesture, or their ears with his witty jestes. The woonted desire to see plaies left me in that although I saw as rare showes, and heard as lofty verse, yet I...show more

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  • Paperback | 50 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 109g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236784626
  • 9781236784629