The Works of the British Poets; With Lives of the Authors Volume 43

The Works of the British Poets; With Lives of the Authors Volume 43

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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. 1822 edition. Excerpt: ...shall his clamour drown. Some terms of the palxstra are here introduced, the exact meaning of which does not appear to he thoroughly understood. The learned reader is referred to Scaliger's note on the passage in Knster's edition of Aristophanes. t Literally, you swallow him up, like the loaf collabus. Cho. To outreach this knave in speech were a great anil glorious feat--But to pass in face and brass--that were triumph all complete. Then might fly to earth and sky notes of victory pxan'd high! Clean (to the audience.) Allegation--affirmation, I am here prepar'd to make That this man, (pointing to the Sausage-vender, ') shippM spars and 'timber and--sausages for Sparta's sake. Sous. Head and oath, I stake them both, and free before this presence say, That the Halt a guest most hungry sees in this man (pointing to Clean) ev'ry day: He walks in with belly empty and with full one goes away. Dem. Add to this, on my witness, that in covert close disguise, Of fish and flesh and bread most fragrant--he makes there unlawful prize: Pericles, in all his grandeur, ne'er was gifted in such guise. Clean (loudly.) Fate had mark'd you with her eye: Yet awhile and both must die. Sans. (louder.) Pitch your voice, knave, as you will: I'll that voice out-clamour still. Certain forbidden articles of exportation and some articles of cookery are confounded together in the origir.ii!, b) one of those plays of words, which it is impossible to pr serve in a translation. Clean (crescendo.) When I soar, the ocean's roar Fails for very wonder. Saus. In my throat I've but one note, And that note is--thunder. ( Speaking very loud.) Clean. I have test your parts to try: Look at me, nor wink your eye. Saus. Be your challenge on your head: (Looks without-winking.)...show more

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  • Paperback | 98 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 191g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236739868
  • 9781236739865