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some men when about to suffer the punishNOTES :-Montaigne, Webster, and Marston, 121-A Name ment of death, Marston skipped this oue, less Book, 123–Tripos: Tripos Verses, 124–"Man of which comes between the two that I quoted Noses”—The Old Theatres of London-Inedited Poem by Oharles Kingsley-Daniel and Peter Stuart-Footpaths, in my former paper :: its Pronunciation-"Pomple," 128.
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c. xl. p. 117, col. 2. Mirror'-" Dying beyond my means "=Edward Harring But Webster did not forget it, although in ton Impey—“Perrywuímptering." 127-Newspaper Leading Articies-Warwickshire Charter-Hearsey: Gavine, the absence of the original one would hardly
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Wykeham and Norfolk, 130-Testout-· The Light of the Duke of Florence has caused Brachiano to be World,' 131—Coryat's Crudities': Error in 1905 Edition ---Light Dragoons Uniform-Sir John Harrison-"Love strangled, and Flamineo is commenting on in phantastick triumph sat"-Steer to the Nor'-Nor- the crime and its author :West' - Garibaldi — Royal Oak Day-Horse-pew=Horse. He doth not come, like a gross plodding slave, block-Oricket: Pictures and Engravings, 132—Satan's Autograph, 133–M.-Authors of Quotations Wanted
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• The White Devil,' 11. 2950-2, P. 43, col. 1. "Warm summer sun"-Oromwell House, Higbgate, 135 -Easter Day and the Full Moon-Adam's Commemorative Of course, Brachiano was tickled about the Pillars-Hysker or Hesker, 136—"Veni, Creator"-Tulipo- throat, and we may assume for a moment mania--Liverpool Printed Books: Dr. Hood, 137 – The that he died laughing. Misbal,' 138. NOTES ON BOOKS :- The Plantagenet Roll of the Blood Monticelso. Why did the Duke of Florence with Rogal'-Betson's Ryght Protytable Treatyse'-Barrett's
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Lodovico. Italian beggars will resolve you that,
Who, begging of an alms, bid those they beg of
•The White Devil,' ll. 2254-8, p. 34, col. 2. Motes.
The origin of Lodovico's allusion is clear :
I had much rather not to live at all then to live MONTAIGNE, WEBSTER, AND MARSTON : by almes. I would I had the priviledge to demande DR. DONNE AND WEBSTER.
of them, in the same stile I have heard some beg in (See ante, p. 41.)
Italy: Fate bene per voi : “Do some good for your ANOTHER instance which Montaigne ad- selfe."-Book iii. C. v. p. 455, col. 2. duces to prove that our senses sometimes
I said in my articles on Sir Philip Sidney deceive us is that connected with the motion and Webster that it is more than probable that of a ship at sea :
the repetitions that have been noticed in Forsomuch as our sight, being altered, represents Webster by various editors are due to notes unto itselfe things alike ; and we imagine that things taken by the author in his various readings. faile it as it doth to them: As they who travell by Here is another case to support my opinion. sea, to whom mountainos, fields, townes, heaven Montaigne says :and earth, seeme to goe the same motion, and keepe
We share the fruits of our prey with our dogges the same course they doe.-Book ii. c. xiii. pp. 310- and hawkes, as a meed of their paine and reward of 311.
their industry.-Book ii. c. xii. p. 232, col. 1. Webster makes use of this instance of
Vit. Cor. Your dog or hawk should be rewarded illusion in the following speech, addressed to better Camillo :
Tihan I have been. Flamineo. So perfect shall be thy happiness, that,
The White Devil,' 11. 2098-9, p. 32, col. 1. as men at sea think land and trees and ships go that Bosola. There are rewards for hawks and dogs way they go, so both heaven and earth shall seem when they have done service; but for a to go your voyage.-The White Devil,' 11. 267-71, soldier, &c.—The Duchess of Mall,' I. i. 64-6, p.59,
col. 2. Ben Jonson was well acquainted with the
Dyce quotes Reed, who says that Dryden
borrowed from the following passage of Essays':
What hast got, Because they move, the continent doth so.
But, like the wealth of captains, a poor handful, *The Forest,' xi. Epode.
Which in thy palm thou bear'st as men hold water! A parallel, but varied, is to be found in Steals through thy fingers.
Seeking to gripe it fast, the frail reward *Albumazar., III. iv.
"The White Devil,' 11, 1102-6, p. 19, col. 1.