Hudibras: In Three Parts, Written in the Time of the Late Wars, Volumen1


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Página 334 - But, soft! what light through yonder window breaks! It is the east, and Juliet is the sun ! — Arise, fair sun, and kill the envious moon, Who is already sick and pale with grief, That thou her maid art far more fair than she...
Página 12 - He'd run in debt by disputation, And pay with ratiocination : All this by syllogism true, In mood and figure he would do. For rhetoric, he could not ope His mouth, but out there flew a trope : And when he happen'd to break off I' th' middle of his speech, or cough, H...
Página 26 - For he was of that stubborn crew Of errant saints, whom all men grant To be the true church militant ; Such as do build their faith upon The holy text of pike and gun ; Decide all controversies by Infallible artillery ; And prove their doctrine orthodox By apostolic blows and knocks...
Página 74 - Which always wait on feats of arms, (For in the hurry of a fray, 'Tis hard to keep out of harm's way,) Thither the Knight his course did steer, To keep the peace 'twixt dog and bear ; As he believ'd h...
Página 293 - But whether both with the same wind, Or one before, and one behind, We know not, only this can tell, The one sounds vilely, th' other well, And therefore vulgar authors name Th' one Good, th
Página 208 - I thought th' hadst scorn'd to budge a step For fear.' Quoth Echo, ' Marry guep.' ' Am not I here to take thy part ? Then what has quail'd thy stubborn heart ? Have these bones rattled, and this head So often in thy quarrel bled ? Nor did I ever winch or grudge it For thy dear sake.' Quoth she, ' Mum budget.' ' Think'st thou 'twill not be laid i' th' dish Thou turn'dst thy back ?' Quoth Echo,
Página 206 - Hark! a glad voice the lonely desert cheers: Prepare the way! a God, a God appears! A God, a God! the vocal hills reply, The rocks proclaim th
Página 392 - t happened : In a town There liv'da cobbler, and but one, That out of doctrine could cut use, And mend men's lives, as well as shoes. This precious brother having slain, In times of peace, an Indian, Not out of malice, but mere zeal, (Because he was an Infidel) The mighty Tottipottymoy Sent to our elders an envoy, Complaining sorely of the breach...
Página 24 - And as he was disposed, could prove it, Below the moon, or else above it. What Adam dreamt of when his bride Came from her closet in his side: Whether the Devil tempted her By a High Dutch interpreter: If either of them had a navel ; Who first made music malleable : Whether the Serpent at the fall Had cloven feet, or none at all.
Página 62 - He took her naked, all alone, Before one rag of form was on. The Chaos, too, he had descried, And seen quite through, or else he lied; Not that of pasteboard, which men show For groats, at fair of Barthol'mew, But its great grandsire, first o...

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