Wonder of a Kingdom

Wonder of a Kingdom

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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. 1816 edition. Excerpt: ...I'fear we all like mortal men shall prove Weak, (not in love) but in expressing love. 1 Man. Let every one beg once more on his knee, One pardon for himself, and one for me, For I entic'd you hither: oh, dear goddess! Breathe life in our numb'd spirits with one smile, And from this cold earth, we with lively souls Shall rise like men (new born) and make heav'n sound With hymns sung to thy name, and prayers that we May once a year so oft enjoy this sight, Till these young boys change their curl'd locks to white; And when grey-winged age sits on their heads, That so their children may supply their steads; And that heaven's great Arithmetician, (Who in the scales of numbers weighs the world) May still to forty-two, add one year more, The original reads " and, -" but as Elizabeth succeeded to the crown only in November, 1588, and the present play was printed in 1600, it seems certain that she could not have reigned more than forty?-two years. And still add one to one, that went before, And multiply four tens by many a ten; To this I cry, amen. All. Amen, amen. 1 Man. Good-night, dear mistress!-those that wish thee harm, Thus let them stoop under destruction's arm. All. Amen, amen, amen. FINIS. BUSSY D'AMBOIS: A TRAGEDY. GEORGE CHAPMAN. VOL. III. R GEORGE CHAPMAN. This author was born-in the year 1557; _" but of what family," says Wood, " unless of that sometime of Stone Castle (of which they were owners) in Kent, I cannot tell." It has been asserted that he was born at Hitchinghill, in the county of Hertford; but there is no other authority for it, I believe, than that Brown in his Britannia's Pastorals calls him, " The learned shepheard of faire...show more

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  • Paperback | 110 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 213g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236846702
  • 9781236846709