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" But he cometh to you with words set in delightful proportion, either accompanied with, or prepared for, the well-enchanting skill of music; and with a tale, forsooth, he cometh unto you, with a tale which holdeth children from play, and old men from the... "
Laconics; or, The best words of the best authors [ed. by J. Timbs]. 1st Amer. ed - Página 114
por Laconics - 1829
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Appendicia Et Pertinentiae: Or, Parochial Fragments Relating to the Parish ...

John Wood Warter - 1853 - 390 páginas
...you may long to pass farther. He beginneth not with obscure definitions, which must blur the margin with interpretations, and load the memory with doubtfulness ; but he cometh to you in words set in delightful proportion, either accompanied with, or prepared for, the well-enchanting...
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A Compendium of English Literature, Chronologically Arranged from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1854 - 796 páginas
...you may long to pass further. He beginneth not with obscure definitions, which must blur the margent with interpretations, and load the memory with doubtfulness;...tale, forsooth, he cometh unto you with a tale which holdcth children from play, and old men from the chimneycorner;1 and pretending no more, doth intend...
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Proceedings of the Literary & Philosophical Society of Liverpool, Temas1-50

Literary and Philosophical Society of Liverpool - 1896 - 496 páginas
...described? One thinks of Sir Philip Sidney's plea for the true poet : " With a tale, forsooth, he corneth unto you : with a tale which holdeth children from play, and old men from the chimney corner." The tale proceeds in vivid and fascinating narrative ; and what I wish to lay stress upon is that he...
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Helionde, Or, Adventures in the Sun

Sydney Whiting - 1855 - 458 páginas
...be ; who winds up as follows : " He cometh unto you with a tale which holdeth children from play ; he cometh to you with words set in delightful proportion, either accompanied with, or prepared for, the will-enchanting skill of music ; and with a tale." tastic cuttings in the thin, but dark and dense,...
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Laconics, Or, The Best Words of the Best Authors: In Three Volumes, Volumen3

1856 - 374 páginas
...journey should be through a fair vineyard, at the very first, give you a cluster of grapes, that, full of that taste, you may long to pass further. He beginneth...from play, and old men from the chimney corner ; and, pretendinp no more, doth intend the winning of the mind from wickedness to virtue ; even as the child...
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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1856 - 800 páginas
...you may long to pass further. He beginneth not with obscure definitions, which must blur the margent with interpretations, and load the memory with doubtfulness...which holdeth children from play, and old men from the chimneycorner; 1 and pretending no more, doth intend the winning of the mind from wickedness to virtue,...
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A Collection of Familiar Quotations: With Complete Indices of Authors and ...

John Bartlett - 1856 - 660 páginas
...sleep, the mantle that covers all human thoughts. SIR PHILIP SIDNEY. 1554-1586. The Defence of Poesy. He cometh unto you with a tale which holdeth children from play, and old men from the chimney-corner. I never heard the old song of Percy and Douglass, that I found not my heart moved more...
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The Miscellaneous Works in Prose and Verse of Sir Thomas Overbury, Knt., Now ...

Sir Thomas Overbury - 1856 - 400 páginas
...Gttotn-8, • 89, St. 1ttrU$ Craetxt, Rtgnt'i P*rk. \ I THE LIFE OF SIR THOMAS OVERBURY. " He cometh upon you with a tale, which holdeth children from play, and old men from the chimney-comer." SIR F. SIIINEV'H Defence of Potty. TIE tale of Sir Thomas Overbury is indeed one of...
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The Miscellaneous Works in Prose and Verse of Sir Thomas Overbury, Knt., Now ...

Sir Thomas Overbury - 1856 - 418 páginas
...October 8, 29, St. Mark's Crescent, Regent's Park. THE LIFE OF SIR THOMAS OVERBURY. " He cometh upon you with a tale, which holdeth children from play, and old men from the chimney-corner." SIR P. SIDNEY'S Defence of Poesy. HE tale of Sir Thomas Overbury is indeed one of...
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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1848 - 786 páginas
...is indeed the right popular philosopher. not with obscure definitions, which must blur the margent with interpretations, and load the memory with doubtfulness...which holdeth children from play, and old men from the chimneycorner ;' and pretending no more, doth intend the winning of the mind from wickedness to virtue,...
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