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This Knight was indeede a valiant Gent: but not a little given to romance, when he spake of himselfe.
The title that has consecrated this Alter is the Marriage of Souls, and the Golden thread that tyes the hearts of all the world; I tell you, Madam, Freindshipp is beyond all relations of flesh and blood, because it is less materiall.
He was universally belov'd, Hospitable, Generous, Learned in many things, skill'd in Musick, a very greate Cherisher of Learned men of whom he had the conversation.
God grant mine eyes may never behold the like, who now saw above ten thousand houses all in one flame.
Of the Great Fire of London
Mulberry Garden, now the only place of refreshment about the town for persons of the best quality to be exceedingly cheated at.
I saw Hamlet Prince of Denmark played, but now the old play began to disgust this refined age.
I saw Hamlet Pr: of Denmark played: but now the old playe began to disgust this refined age.
I am utterly against those confused Olios, into which men put almost all kinds of meats and Roots.
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There are more ways of killing a cat than drowning it in butter; but this is the sort of thing (as the proverb indicates) we overlook: there are more ways of outraging speech than contradiction merely.
J. L. Austin
October 31, 1620
February 27, 1706
John Evelyn was an English writer, gardener and diarist.
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