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144 WARNEFORD SCHOLARSHIPS of tragedy under six foot-Club of sighers-Letters from flower-pots elbow-chairs tapestry figures lion thunder Point out any respects in which the English of the Spectator differs from the English of to day Interpret these words and phrases -a gospel-gossip- chance-medley-phthisical distempers-sensitive and vegeta- tive actors-the very counterpart of Mother Shipton-to 'pull the old woman out of our hearts'-Childermas day-the Blanks of Society-The clinquant or tinsel of Tasso-some sleeveless errand 10 Explain and discuss these quotations lover running about the stage with his head peeping out of barrel was thought very good jest in King Charles the Second's time and invented by one of the first wits of that age ╬┤ Thus the sounding of the clock in Venice Preserved makes the hearts of the whole audience quake Dryden and Lee in several of their tragedies have practised this secret with success The tragicomedy which is the product of the Eng- lish theatre is one of the most monstrous inventions that ever entered into poet's thonghts That such authors werejthe Larvati or Larva donati of the ancients' Sir William Temple is very much surprised to find reason why the Northern Hive as he calls it does not send out such prodigious swarms and overrun the world with Goths and Vandals as it did formerly VI -Caeiar tie Bell all VII Translate Vercingetorix minoribus Caesarem itineribus subsequitur et locum castris deligit paludibus silvisque munitum ab Avarico longe millia passuum sexdecim Ibi per certos ex- ploratoresin singula diei tempora quae ad Avaricum agerentur cognoscebat et quid fieri vellet imperabat omnes nostras
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