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  • - F2r - of Plato and Tully {92} bee true, that who could see vertue, woulde be woonderfullie ravished with the love of her bewtie.

    Defence of Poesie

  • - B1v - then would he adde certaine praises by telling us what a peerless beast the horse was, the one serviceable Courtier without flattery, the beast of most bewtie, faithfulnesse, courage, and such more, that if I had not beene a peece of a Logician before I came to him, I thinke he would have perswaded me to have wished myselfe a horse.

    Defence of Poesie

  • For what else is the awaking his musical Instruments, the often and free chaunging of persons, his notable Prosopopeias {15}, when he maketh you as it were see God comming in his maijestie, his telling of the beasts joyfulnesse, and hils leaping, but a heavenly poesie, wherein almost he sheweth himselfe a passionate lover of that unspeakable and everlasting bewtie, to be seene by the eyes of the mind, onely cleared by faith?

    Defence of Poesie

  • Now as in Geometrie, the oblique must be knowne as well as the right, and in Arithmetick, the odde as well as the even, so in the actions of our life, who seeth not the filthinesse of evill, wanteth a great foile to perceive the bewtie of vertue.

    Defence of Poesie

  • _Iphigenia_, being a yoong damsell of excellent bewtie, to th'intent to please the wrathfull gods, hinderers of his nauigation, after he had said all, closed it vp in this one verse, spoken in _Epiphonema_.

    The Arte of English Poesie

  • Whereas this word _raigne_ is ill applied to the bewtie of a womans haire, and might better haue bene spoken of her whole person, in which bewtie, fauour, and good grace, may perhaps in some sort be said to raigne as our selues wrate, in a _Partheniade_ praising her Maiesties countenance, thus:

    The Arte of English Poesie

  • Your figures _auricular_ that worke by surplusage, such of them as be materiall and of importaunce to the sence or bewtie of your language, I referre them to the harmonicall speaches oratours among the figures rhetoricall, as be those of repetition, and iteration or amplification.

    The Arte of English Poesie

  • Bvt before there had bene yet any precise obseruation made of figuratiue speeches, the first learned artificers of language considered that the bewtie and good grace of vtterance rested in no many pointes: and whatsoeuer transgressed those lymits, they counted it for vitious; and thereupon did set downe a manner of regiment in all speech generally to be obserued, consisting in sixe pointes.

    The Arte of English Poesie

  • Euen so cannot our vulgar Poesie shew it self either gallant or gorgious, if any lymme be left naked and bare and not clad in his kindly clothes and coulours, such as may conuey them somewhat our of sight, that is from the common course of ordinary speach and capacitie of the vulgar iudgement, and yet being artificially handled must needes yeld it much more bewtie and commendation.

    The Arte of English Poesie

  • So we commending her Maiestie for the wisedome bewtie and magnanimitie likened her to the Serpent, the Lion and the

    The Arte of English Poesie

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