Beiträge zur englischen Philologie, Numéros 5 à 8

Johnson Reprint Corporation, 1926
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Page 19 - HAVING had the manuscript of this treatise, written by sir Walter Ralegh, many years in my hands, and finding it lately by chance among other books and papers, upon reading thereof I thought it a kind of injury to withhold longer the work of so eminent an author from the public...
Page 34 - The Evens or Vigils before The Nativity of our Lord. The Purification of the Blessed Virgin Mary. The Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin.
Page 61 - Thanne longen folk to goon on pilgrimages. And palmeres for to seken straunge strondes. To feme halwes. kowthe in sondry londes; And specially from every shires ende Of Engelond to Caunterbury they wende. The hooly blisful martir for to seke. That hem hath holpen whan that they were seeke.
Page 40 - If the language of theology were extracted from Hooker and the translation of the Bible; the terms of natural knowledge from Bacon; the phrases of policy, war, and navigation from Raleigh; the dialect of poetry and fiction from Spenser and Sidney; and the diction of common life from Shakespeare, few ideas would be lost to mankind, for want of English words, in which they might be expressed.
Page 15 - I will now make it appear to the world, that there never lived a viler viper upon the face of the earth than thou.
Page 90 - ... ought not to care though he be accounted cruel ; for without such an opinion conceived he cannot keep his forces united, nor apt to attempt any enterprise. Men for the most do use rather to judge by their eyes than by their hands; for every one may see, but few can certainly know. Every one seeth what thou seemest to be, but few can understand what thou art indeed...
Page 101 - ... commission. He that coveteth to be overmuch loved oftentimes becomes contemptible ; and he that endeavoureth to be overmuch feared is ever hated : and to hold the mean between them cannot be exactly done, because nature will not so permit. Whoso aspireth to any dignity must resolve himself to endure the envy of men, and never to be moved for any offence conceived against him, though they that be offended be his dear friends : neither shall he for the first affront or encounter relinquish his...
Page 9 - Al-moon-heed, to wit, the regard or observation of all the Moones and here hence is derived the name of Almanac.
Page 91 - Perché uno principe debbe avere dua paure: una dentro, per conto de' sudditi; l'altra di fuora, per conto de' potentati esterni. Da questa si difende con le buone arme e con li buoni amici; e sempre, se avrà buone arme, ara buoni amici; e sempre staranno ferme le cose di dentro, quando stieno ferme quelle di fuora, se già le non fussino perturbate da una congiura; e, quando pure quelle di fuora...
Page 9 - Es ist über Shakespeare schon so viel gesagt, daß es scheinen möchte, als wäre nichts mehr zu sagen übrig, und doch ist dies die Eigenschaft des Geistes, daß er den Geist ewig anregt.

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