A Glossary and Etymological Dictionary: Of Obsolete and Uncommon Words, Antiquated Phrases, and Proverbs Illustrative of Early English Literature, Comprising Chiefly Those Not to be Found in Our Ordinary Dictionaries; with Historical Notices of Ancient Customs and Manners
T. Bennett, 1834 - 467 страница
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ALISAUNDRE ancient appears applied arms authors bear bird body called cant carried CHAUCER'S KNIGHT'S TALE CHAUCER'S ROM cloth colour common corruption court covering CRESS cross custom denote derived doth face fair fellow figuratively fire fool formerly French frequently give given gold GOWER'S HAMLET hand hath head hence HONEST horse HUDIBRAS John JONSON'S keep kind king knight ladies light LION London look lord LOST meaning MERRY never officer origin person piece play PLOWMAN'S probably QUEEN Rich RICHARD ROBIN HOOD ROSE round sense Shakspeare side signify sometimes song sort species SPENSER'S F supposed sword TALE term thee thing thou TROI turn wine WIVES OF WINDSOR woman women word
Страница 41 - All murder'd : for within the hollow crown That rounds the mortal temples of a king Keeps Death his court, and there the antic sits, Scoffing his state and grinning at his pomp...
Страница 80 - Our bruised arms hung up for monuments ; Our stern alarums changed to merry meetings, Our dreadful marches to delightful measures. Grim-visaged war hath smooth'd his wrinkled front; And now, instead of mounting barbed steeds To fright the souls of fearful adversaries, He capers nimbly in a lady's chamber To the lascivious pleasing of a lute.
Страница 130 - I know each lane, and every alley green, Dingle, or bushy dell, of this wild wood, And every bosky bourn from side to side, My daily walks and ancient neighbourhood...
Страница 226 - ... soldier's neck, And then dreams he of cutting foreign throats, Of breaches, ambuscadoes, Spanish blades, Of healths five fathom deep ; and then anon Drums in his ear, at which he starts, and wakes ; And, being thus frighted, swears a prayer or two, And sleeps again. This is that very Mab, That plats the manes of horses in the night; And bakes the elf-locks in foul sluttish hairs, Which, once untangled, much misfortune bodes.
Страница 294 - What hands are here? ha! they pluck out mine eyes! Will all great Neptune's ocean wash this blood Clean from my hand? No; this my hand will rather The multitudinous seas incarnadine, Making the green one red.
Страница 17 - ... were made in England, show us here The mettle of your pasture ; let us swear That you are worth your breeding : which I doubt not; For there is none of you so mean and base, That hath not noble lustre in your eyes. I see you stand like greyhounds in the slips,* Straining upon the start. The game's afoot ; Follow your spirit : and, upon this charge, Cry — God for Harry ! England ! and Saint George ! [Exeunt . Alarum, and Chambers go off.
Страница 160 - By'r lady, your ladyship is nearer to heaven than when I saw you last, by the altitude of a chopine.
Страница 339 - tis his will : Let but the commons hear this testament, (Which, pardon me, I do not mean to read) And they would go and kiss dead Caesar's wounds, And dip their napkins in his sacred blood ; Yea, beg a hair of him for memory, And, dying, mention it within their wills, Bequeathing it, as a rich legacy, Unto their issue.
Страница 108 - I'll observe his looks; I'll tent him to the quick: if he but blench, I know my course.
Страница 400 - To sit at the table above or below the salt was a mark of distinction in opulent families. The salt was contained in a massive silver utensil called a saler, now corrupted into cellar, which was placed in the middle of the table ; persons of distinction sat nearest the head of the table, or above the salt, and inferior relations or dependants below it. Page 193, line 1 ; NEWES FROM THE CHURCH]. In the sixth edition this is subscribed "Jo. Ruddiard.