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  • Cowz in Clowze_, that is, the hoare rock in the wood.”

    Chips From A German Workshop. Vol. III. Essays on Literature, Biography, and Antiquities

  • Those words ended the good Prince gaue euident testimonie of desire to see his onely doughter, by the liuely colour that rose in his face, and by certaine teares running downe along his hoare and frostie beard.

    The Palace of Pleasure, Volume 1

  • Alacke how long haue I prolonged these auncient yeares, and hoare heares most vnhappie, that nowe first I do behold thee an exile, and then view thee mine enemie.

    The Palace of Pleasure, Volume 1

  • _Cara-clowse in Cowse_, in English, The hoare Rocke in the Wood; which now is at everie floud incompassed by the Sea, and yet at some low ebbes, rootes of mightie trees are discryed in the sands about it.

    Chips From A German Workshop. Vol. III. Essays on Literature, Biography, and Antiquities

  • In his "Argument" to Februarie, which contains a detailed allegory of court intrigue, E.K. carefully draws attention to the "literal" sense in which the tale may be taken: For as in this time of yeare, so then in our bodies there is a dry & withering cold, which congealeth the crudled blood, and frieseth the wetherbeaten flesh, with stormes of Fortune, & hoare frosts of Care.

    Shepheardes Calendar

  • Hereat the maiden was greatly feared, and kissed her hand and said, O mother take pitty upon me and my wretched fortune, and give me license a while to speake, for I think I shall not long live, let there be mercy ripe and franke in thy venerable hoare head, and hear the sum of my calamity.

    The Golden Asse

  • _Zenocrates_ schoole and looking in, saw him sit in his chaire, disputing with a long hoare beard, asked who it was, one answered, Sir it is a wise man and one of them searches after virtue, and if he haue not yet found it quoth _Eudamidas_ when will he vse it, that now at his yeares is seeking after it, as who would say it is not time to talke of matters when they should be put in execution nor for an old man to be to seeke what virtue is, which all his youth he should haue had in exercise.

    The Arte of English Poesie

  • - 3b - bodies there is a dry & withering cold, which congealeth the crudled blood, and frieseth the wetherbeaten flesh, with stormes of Fortune, & hoare frosts of Care.

    Shepheardes Calendar

  • 1638: Make the hoare Leprosie ador'd, place Theeues,

    Timon of Athens (1623 First Folio Edition)

  • 1235: But a Hare that is hoare is too much for a score, when it

    Romeo and Juliet (1623 First Folio Edition)

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