The English Nation; Or, A History of England in the Lives of Englishmen, Volume 2

George Godfrey Cunningham
A. Fullarton & Company, 1863

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Joseph Caryl 344 357 Thomas Carew
H P Cressey 344 358 Sir John Suckling 316 John Lightfoot 346 359 George Sandys
Isaac Barrow 350 360 William Cartwright
John Tombes 355 361 Robert Burton
William Lawes 457 378 Samuel Butler
Henry Lawes 457 379 Wilmot Earl of Rochester
Richard Crashaw 457 380 Sir Thomas Browne
John Bastwick 459 381 Izaak Walton
William Harvey M D
Inigo Jones 467 383 Thomas Otwav
John Selden 471 384 Edmund Waller
Sir K Digby 477 385 Nathaniel Lee
Abraham Cowley 482 386 Thomas Sydenham
Sir William Davenant 485 1 387 Robert Boyle
Robert Herrick 488 388 Dr Pocock
James Shirley 489 389 Elias Ashmole 374 Thomas Willis 490 390 Dr Busby
James Harrington 491 391 Dr Beaumont
Thomas Hobbes 494 392 John Aubrey
HISTORICAL INTRODUCTION 557 406 Henry Earl of Clarendon
Sir John Holt
POLITICAL SERIES 408 Sir Robert Atkyns
Queen Anne 667 409 William Dampier
George I 678 410 Sydney Godolphin
James Frederick E Stuart 685 411 James E of Derwent water
Richard Cromwell 693 412 Thomas Mar of Wharton
John Lord Berkeley 695 413 Charles Earl of Halifax
Henry Baron Capel 696 414 Lord Somers
Spencer E of Sunderland 697 415 Herbert Earl of Torrington
Viceadmiral Benbow 698 416 William Penn
Samuel Pepys 702 417 Talbot D of Shrewsbury
Henry Earl of Warrington 709 418 James Earl Stanhope 403 Sackville Earl of Dorset 711 419 Sir John Leake
Sir Cloudesley Shovell 712 420 James Craggs

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Página 384 - That very time I saw, but thou couldst not, Flying between the cold moon and the earth, Cupid all arm'd: a certain aim he took At a fair vestal, throned by the west; And loos'd his love-shaft smartly from his bow, As it should pierce a hundred thousand hearts: But I might see young Cupid's fiery shaft Quench 'd in the chaste beams of the watery moon, And the imperial votaress passed on, In maiden meditation, fancy-free.
Página 8 - Where there is much desire to learn, there of necessity will be much arguing, much writing, many opinions; for opinion in good men is but knowledge in the making.
Página 16 - Methinks I see in my mind a noble and puissant nation rousing herself like a strong man after sleep, and shaking her invincible locks: methinks I see her as an eagle mewing her mighty youth, and kindling her undazzled eyes at the full mid-day beam...
Página 375 - What things have we seen Done at the Mermaid! Heard words that have been So nimble and so full of subtle flame As if that every one from whence they came Had meant to put his whole wit in a jest, And had resolved to live a fool the rest Of his dull life.
Página 8 - ... be pens and heads there sitting by their studious lamps, musing, searching, revolving new notions and ideas wherewith to present as with their homage and their fealty the approaching reformation ; others as fast reading, trying all things, assenting to the force of reason and convincement. What could a man require more from a nation so pliant and so prone to seek after knowledge ? What wants there to such a towardly and pregnant soil, but wise and faithful labourers, to make a knowing people,...
Página 15 - ... the purest efficacy and extraction of that living intellect that bred them. I know they are as lively, and as vigorously productive as those fabulous dragon's teeth; and being sown up and down, may chance to spring up armed men.
Página 350 - I showed them others, that I might see whether They would condemn them, or them justify ; And some said, Let them live ; some, Let them die, Some said, John print it ; others said, Not so : Some said, It might do good ; others said, No.
Página 454 - The true genius is a mind of large general powers, accidentally determined to some particular direction.
Página 457 - Fulke Greville, servant to Queen Elizabeth, counsellor to King James, and friend to Sir Philip Sidney.
Página 691 - If the plaintiff has a right, he must of necessity have a means to vindicate and maintain it, and a remedy if he is injured in the exercise or enjoyment of it; and indeed it is a vain thing to imagine a right without a remedy; for want of right and want of remedy are reciprocal.

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