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I have followed Langbaine , as the best authori . ty for his plays ; and if I shall
hereafter obtain a more correct chronology , will publish it ; but I do not yet know
that my account is erroneous . I had been told , that in the College of Physicians ...
I do hope to recover my late “ hurt so farre within five or fix days ( though “ it be
uncertain yet whether I shall ever re" cover it ) as to walk about again . And " then
, methinks , you and I and the Dean “ might be very merry upon St . Anne ' s Hill .
When heaven shall be adorn ' d by thee , ( Which then more heav ' n than ' tis ,
will be ) ' Tis thou must write the poefy there , For it wanteth one as yet , Tho ' the
sun pass through ' t twice a year , The sun , which is esteem ' d the god of Wit .
For the last tempest of my death Shall sigh out that too , with my breath . That the
chaos was harmonised has been recited of old ; but whence the different sounds
arose , remained for a modern to discover : Th ' ungovern ' d parts no ...
CLEVELAND . OF enormous and disgusting hyperboles , these may be
examples : By every wind , that comes this way , Send me at least a sigh or two ,
Such and so many I ' ll repay As shall themselves make winds to get to you .
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