Poetry and Poets: A Collection of the Choicest Anecdotes Relative to the Poets of Every Age and Nation. With Specimens of Their Works and Sketches of Their Biography, Volumen3
Printed for Sherwood, Gilbert, & Piper, 1826
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Addison admirable afterwards Alain Chartier ballads Bard beautiful Ben Jonson Blanche of Bourbon called Carolan carols celebrated Commissary composed Davenant death delight died doth Dryden ear-rings elegant English eyes father favourite Fontaine friends gaze genius George Gascoigne George Peele give grace hands happy hath hear heart honour Iliad imagination JACOB CATS John Heywood Johnson King lady lived Lord Lord Byron Lord Halifax maidens merry Metastasio Milton mind Moore Moorish morning Muse ne'er never noble nonsense verses o'er Ovid Paradise Lost pastoral Petrarch piece Piron play pleasure poem Poet poetical poetry Pope pounds praise priest Queen reader Savage says Shakspeare shew sing smile song sonnets soul specimen Spenser spirit Street sung Surville sweet talents Tarlton taste thee thing thou thought tion took translation Vaucluse verses Voltaire write written wrote Xarifa young youth
Página 170 - Full little knowest thou that hast not tried, What hell it is, in suing long to bide ; To lose good days that might be better spent : To waste long nights in pensive discontent ; To speed to-day, to be put back to-morrow ; To feed on hope, to pine with fear and sorrow...
Página 254 - As if that every one from whence they came Had meant to put his whole wit in a jest And had resolved to live a fool the rest Of his dull life ; then when there hath been thrown Wit able enough to justify the town For three days past; wit that might warrant be For the whole City to talk foolishly Till that were cancell'd; and when that was gone, We left an air behind us, which alone Was able to make the two next companies Right witty; though but downright fools, mere wise.
Página 112 - English man-ofwar, lesser in bulk, but lighter in sailing, could turn with all tides, tack about and take advantage of all winds, by the quickness of his wit and invention.
Página 175 - That would, not cease, but cried still, in sucking at her breast. She was full weary of her watch, and grieved with her child; She rocked it and rated it, until on her it smiled : Then did she say, " Now have I found the proverb true to prove, The falling out of faithful friends renewing is of love.
Página 37 - My ear-rings ! my ear-rings ! he'll say they should have been, Not of pearl and of silver, but of gold and glittering sheen, Of jasper and of onyx, and of diamond shining clear, Changing to the changing light, with radiance insincere — That changeful mind unchanging gems are not befitting well — Thus will he think — and what to say, alas! I cannot tell.
Página 34 - Rise up, rise up, Xarifa! lay the golden cushion down; Rise up, come to the window, and gaze with all the town.
Página 90 - HAPPY is England ! I could be content To see no other verdure than its own ; To feel no other breezes than are blown Through its tall woods with high romances blent : Yet do I sometimes feel a languishment
Página 254 - What things have we seen Done at the Mermaid! Heard words that have been So nimble and so full of subtle flame As if that every one from whence they came Had meant to put his whole wit in a jest, And had resolved to live a fool the rest Of his dull life.
Página 230 - FLUTTERING spread thy purple pinions. Gentle Cupid, o'er my heart ; I a slave in thy dominions ; Nature must give way to art. Mild Arcadians, ever blooming, Nightly nodding o'er your flocks, See my weary days consuming, All beneath yon flowery rocks.