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Page 3 - Eurus and Auster and the dreadful force Of Boreas, that congeals the Cronian waves, Tumultuous enter with dire chilling blasts, Portending agues.
Page 179 - Round-hoof d, short-jointed, fetlocks shag and long, Broad breast, full eye, small head, and nostril wide, High crest, short ears, straight legs and passing strong, Thin mane, thick tail, broad buttock, tender hide : Look, what a horse should have he did not lack, Save a proud rider on so proud a back.
Page 16 - I am as free as nature first made man, Ere the base laws of servitude began, When wild in woods the noble savage ran.
Page 263 - For, lo, the winter is past, the rain is over and gone. The flowers appear on the earth; the time of the singing birds is come and the voice of the turtle is heard in our land; The fig tree putteth forth her green figs, and the vines with the tender grape give a good smell.
Page 176 - Hobbie horses and other monsters skirmishyng amongest the throng ; and in this sorte they goe to the churche (though the minister bee at praier or preachyng), dauncyng and swingyng their handkercheefes over their heades, in the churche, like devilles incarnate, with suche a confused noise, that no man can heare his owne voice.
Page 177 - ... painted with variable colours, with two or three hundred men, women, and children, following it with great devotion.
Page 177 - ... some to the woods and groves, some to the hills and mountains, some to one place, some to another, where they spend all the night in pleasant pastimes, and in the morning they return, bringing with them birch boughs, and branches of trees, to deck their assemblies withal.
Page 258 - ... shift his position with the agility of a monkey ; while his companion occasionally ran in as opportunity offered, and with much dexterity gave the animal a thrust with his long knife, retreating at the same moment from within reach of its capacious jaws as it whirled round upon the extraordinary pivot which his companion had so successfully placed in its tail. The battle lasted about half an hour, terminating in the slaughter of the alligator, and the triumph of his conquerors, who were not long...
Page 133 - WHEN Time, who steals our years away, Shall steal our pleasures too, The memory of the past will stay, And half our joys renew.