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Sir Fulke Greville's Life of Sir Philip Sidney; Etc., First Published 1652 Volume 3

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Sir Fulke Greville's Life of Sir Philip Sidney; Etc., First Published 1652 Volume 3
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1907 edition. Excerpt: ... CHAP. XII. THus shall it suffice me to have trod out some steps of this Brttane Scipt Oj thereby to give the learned a scantling, for drawing out the rest of his dimensions by proportion. And to the end the abruptness of this Treatise may suit more equally with his fortune, I will cut off his Actions, as God did his Life, in the midst; and so conclude with his death. In which paflage, though the pride of flesh, and glory of Mankind be commonly so allayed, as the beholders seldome see any thing else in it, but objects of horror, and pittie; yet had the fall of this man such natural degrees, that the wound whereof he died, made rather an addition, than diminution to his spirits. So that he shewed the world, in a short progress to a long home, pafling fair, and wel-drawn lines; by the guide of which, all pilgrims of this life may conduct duct themselves humbly into the haven of everlasting rest. When that unfortunate stand was to be made before DEGREESutphen, to stop the issuing out of the Spanish Army from a streict; with what alacrity soever he went to actions of honor, yet remembring that upon just grounds the ancient Sages describe the worthiest persons to be ever best armed, he had compleatly put on his; but meeting the Marshall of the Camp lightly armed (whose honour in that art would not suffer this unenvious Themijiocles to sleep) the unspotted emulation of his heart, to venture without any inequalitie, made him cast off his Cuifles; and so, by the secret influence of destinie, to disarm that part, where God (it seems) had resolved to strike him. Thus they go on, every man in the head of his own Troop; and the weather being misty, fell unawares upon the enemie, who had made a strong stand to receive them, near to the very walls

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