A Choice of Emblemes

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Georg Olms Verlag, 1971 - 440 oldal

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INTRODUCTORY DISSERTATION
ix
Memoir and Writings of Geffrey Whitney
xxvi
INDEX to the Mottoes with Translations and some Pro
lxxv
POSTSCRIPT to the Introductory Dissertation 1xxxilxxxviii
lxxxi
Titlepage Frontispiece Dedication c 120
c
ESSAYS LITERARY AND BIBLIOGRAPHICAL
231
Biographical Notices of the printers Plantin
266
Shakespeares References to Emblembooks
293
EXPLANATORY NOTES LITERARY AND BIOGRAPHICAL
313
Addenda 401412
401
Index to Illustrative Plates and other Illustrations 413414
413
General Index 415433
EMBLEMA FINALE 434
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xxii. oldal - A ROT AMONGST THE BISHOPS ; or a Terrible Tempest in the Sea, of Canterbury, set forth in lively emblems, to please the judicious Reader.
lxxiii. oldal - Driving far off each thing of sin and guilt; And, in clear dream and solemn vision, Tell her of things, that no gross ear can hear; Till oft converse with heavenly habitants Begin to cast a beam on th
340. oldal - VIII., was so noted for his meek spirit, deep learning, prudence and piety, that the then Parliament and Convocation both, chose, enjoined, and trusted him to be the man to make a Catechism for public use, such a one as should stand as a rule for faith and manners to their posterity. And the good old man, though he was very learned, yet knowing that God leads us not to heaven by many nor by hard questions, like an honest Angler, made that good, plain, unperplexed Catechism which is printed with our...
306. oldal - Where some, like magistrates, correct at home ; Others, like merchants, venture trade abroad ; Others, like soldiers, armed in their stings, Make boot upon the summer's velvet buds ; Which pillage they with merry march bring home To the tent royal of their emperor : Who, busied in his majesty, surveys The singing masons building roofs of gold ; The civil citizens kneading up the honey ; The poor mechanic porters crowding in Their heavy burdens at his narrow gate...
306. oldal - Therefore doth heaven divide The state of man in divers functions, Setting' endeavour in continual motion ; To which is fixed, as an aim or butt, Obedience : for so work the honey-bees, Creatures that by a rule in nature teach The act of order to a peopled kingdom.
lv. oldal - WHITNEY (Geffrey). — A Choice of Emblemes, and other Devises, for the moste parte gathered out of sundrie writers, Englished and Moralized, And divers newly devised, by Geffrey Whitney.

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