Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences

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Academy, 1920 - Auctions - 158 pages
Vol. 15, "To the University of Leipzig on the occasion of the five hundredth anniversary of its foundation, from Yale University and the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences, 1909."
 

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Page 9 - Whan that Aprille with his shoures soote WHAN that Aprille with his shoures soote The droghte of March hath perced to the roote, And bathed every veyne in swich licour Of which vertu engendred is the flour...
Page 6 - Magnus alit magno commixtus corpore fetus. Avia tum resonant avibus virgulta canoris, Et Venerem certis repetunt armenta diebus...
Page 66 - That doth his course through Blandford plains direct, And washeth Winborne meades in season drye. Next him went Wylibourne with passage slye, That of his wylinesse his name doth take, And of him selfe doth name the shire thereby : And Mole, that like a nousling Mole doth make His way still under ground, till Thamis he overtake.
Page 77 - Then came the Bride, the lovely Medua came, Clad in a vesture of unknowen geare And uncouth fashion, yet her well became, That seem'd like silver sprinckled here and theare With glittering spangs that did like starres appeare...
Page 9 - WHAN that Aprille with his shoures soote The droghte of March hath perced to the roote. And bathed every veyne in swich licour, Of which vertu engendred is the flour; Whan Zephirus eek with his sweete breeth Inspired hath in every holt and heeth The tendre croppes, and the yonge sonne Hath in the Ram his halfe cours yronne, And smale foweles maken melodye, That slepen al the nyght with open eye, So priketh hem nature in hir corages; Thanne longen folk to goon on pilgrimages...
Page 91 - There when they came, whereas those bricky towres, The which on Themmes brode aged backe doe ryde, Where now the studious Lawyers have their bowers There whylome wont the Templer Knights to byde, Till they decayd through pride...
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Page 7 - And, mixing his large limbs with hers, he feeds Her births with kindly juice, and fosters teeming seeds. Then joyous birds frequent the lonely grove, And beasts, by nature stung, renew their love. Then fields the blades of buried corn disclose ; And, while the balmy western spirit blows, Earth to the breath her bosom dares expose.
Page 86 - Indian Peru he were, she thought Him forth through infinite endevour to have sought. VII. Forthwith themselves disguising both in straunge And base attyre, that none might them bewray, To Maridunum, that is now by chaunge Of name Cayr-Merdin cald, they tooke their way; There the wise Merlin whylome wont (they say) To make his wonne, low underneath the ground, In a deepe delve...
Page 152 - Continent renders very unlikely; and because it was well worth while to incur a loss upon the first exportation, in order, by the glut, to stifle in the cradle those rising manufactures in the United States, which the war had forced into existence, contrary to the natural course of things...