The Ridpath Library Of Universal Literature Volume 16; A Biographical And Bibliographical Summary…

Paperback | May 19, 2012

byJohn Clark Ridpath

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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. 1903 Excerpt: ...doors, but forth she comes with her cudgel in her hand, and with such a terrible countenance, that were able to affright any man that should behold it. "Roger," said she, "I have great reason to be displeased with your unkindness toward me, and to beat out that lack of love that causeth you so lightly to regard me." M Sissy," said he, " take heed what you do, for I charge you in the Queen's name that you hold your hands." "No, sure no," said she, "for now you have deserved double punishment: first, you being an officer, if you offer wrong, your punishment must be so much the more grievous; next, you have deserved to be well punished, 242 MARGARET &ANGOUI.EMR for the little reverence you have used in the execution of your office, commanding me in the Queen's name to hold my hands, with your cap on your head, nor using any duty or reverence. But, master constable, I will teach you how to use an office: and with that she let fly at his head, shoulders, and arms, and would still cry, "Remember hereafter how you do your office; remember your duty to the Queen, remember how you do command in her Majesty's name, that you put off your cap, and do it with a reverence," and such a number of other remembrances she gave him, as I think, there was never poor constable before, nor since, so instructed in an office as he was. To tell of many other like remembrances which at other times she bestowed upon him would be but tedious; but the conclusion is, he is now rid of her, she being dead, and he'll keep himself a widower, for her sake, as long as he liveth.--From Heptameron. MARLOWE, Christopher, an English dramatist, baptized at Canterbury, February 26, 1564; killed in a tavern brawl at Deptford, June 1, 159...

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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. 1903 Excerpt: ...doors, but forth she comes with her cudgel in her hand, and with such a terrible countenance, that were able to affright any man...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:136 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.29 inPublished:May 19, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217610382

ISBN - 13:9780217610384

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