Dialogues Of The Dead; And Other Works In Prose And Verse by Matthew Prior

Dialogues Of The Dead; And Other Works In Prose And Verse

byMatthew Prior

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1907 edition. Excerpt: ...me for Death. Now which of us two was the happyest Man? Charles. Go to, You are a prating Fellow. Clenard. I am so, and You are a Silly Combatant to fight me at my own Weapon. Every Man to his Trade, Charles, You should have Challenged me at long Pike, or broad Sword: In a Tilt or Tournament You might probably have had the better of me. But at Syllogisme or Paradox--Charles. Confound Your Jargon. Clenard. Calm Your Passion, I have no Design to offend You, But You Heroes never rightly know Your Friends from Your Enemies. Sir Egledemore that Valiant Knight He put on his Sword, and he would go fight not three pence matter against whom. In one word good Emperor, we will fairly referr our Dispute to Dionysius, if we can find him yonder upon the Greek Walk; He that was both a Prince and a Schoolmaster, may very properly decide it. As in the Ancient Poets I remember a curious Question of another kind, who had most pleasure the Man or the Woman, was refered to Casneus, as a Person, whose immediate Experience ought to be relyed on. // comes et juvenis quondam nunc fcem1na Cteneus. I'l Translate that for You too, for I am in a mighty good humour. Ambiguous Casnus has both Sexes try'd, Let him or her the doubtful point decide. Charles. I'l Yeild to no Decission I tell you. I am tyred with your Pedantry. I was always subject only to my own Will, and can be tryed by nothing else. Clenard. So that we End just where we began. Making the Circle of their Reign compleat These Suns of Empire where They rise They set. But however, Charles, if Princes are Governed only by their own Will, you must confess at least it was a Mad World that we lived in. Charles. Adieu, Messire Clenard. Clenard. Adieu Monseigneur Charles. Charles. But hark You, one word more, pray dont...

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Title:Dialogues Of The Dead; And Other Works In Prose And VerseFormat:PaperbackDimensions:124 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.26 inPublished:July 10, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217203310

ISBN - 13:9780217203319

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