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  • Wherfore I will also sett foorth mine opinion onely to the intent to exclude fables, lackyng eyther honestie or reasonable similitudes. Cited from The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction, Vol. 17, No. 488
  • My deerest Lord, blest to be most accurst, Rich onely to be wretched; thy great Fortunes Are made thy cheefe Afflictions. Cited from The Complete Shakespeare's First Folio
  • To the whiche Idolles and Images of deuelles he stirred vp men to do the honour (Helas) due onely to God. Cited from Principal Navigations, V6, by Richard Hakluyt
  • Now to end well this life, is onely to ende it willingly: following with full consent the will and direction of God, and not suffering vs to be drawen by the necessetie of destenie. Cited from A Discourse of Life and Death, by Mornay; Antonius, by Garnier
  • They had two kyndes of letters, one, whiche ware knowen onely to their priestes for matters of Religion, whiche they called misticall, and another for the vse of the people hidden from none. Cited from Principal Navigations, V6, by Richard Hakluyt
  • Which thing proueth America, not onely to be one Island, and in no part adioyning to Asia: But also that the people of those Countreys, haue not had any traffique with each other. Cited from Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques, Vol. 12, by Richard Hakluyt
  • That it woulde please him withall to leave some sufficient Masters not onely to cary us into England, when time should be, but also to search the coast for some better harborow, if there were any, and especially to helpe us to some small boats and oare-men. Cited from Great Epochs in American History, Vol. II, Ed. by Francis W. Halsey
  • The fact that they come does not prevent the priests from going too; yet it is "uttirly" forbidden them "not onely to been myracle pleyere but also to heren or to seen myraclis pleyinge." Cited from A Literary History of the English People, by Jean Jules Jusserand
  • This I haue written onely to note the estimation that cats are in, among the Italians, for generally they esteeme their cattes, as in England we esteeme a good Spaniell. Cited from Principal Navigations, Voyages and Discoveries, Vol. 9, Richard Hakluyt
  • It is wonderfull how highly the Portugals do esteeme thereof, seeing they do, with great difficulty transport the same, not onely to vs of Iapon and into India, but also into sundry prouinces of Europe. Cited from Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques, Vol. 11, by Richard Hakluyt
  • Farre from me are all these Ames Fittest frames To build weakenesse on and pitty Onely to your selfe, and such whose true touch Makes all good; let me seeme witty. Cited from The Faithful Shepherdess, by Francis Beaumont and John Fletcher
  • But they that trusting onely to the authority of books, follow the blind blindly, are like him that trusting to the false rules of the master of fence, ventures praesumptuously upon an adversary, that either kills, or disgraces him. Cited from Leviathan, by Thomas Hobbes
  • This being the nature of zeale in generall, Christian zeale of which wee desire onely to speake, differs from carnall and worldly, chiefly in the causes and objects. Cited from A Coal From The Altar, To Kindle The Holy Fire of Zeale, by Samuel Ward
  • You shallow censures; sometime see you not In greatest perills some men pleasant be, Where fame by death is onely to be got, They resolute, so stands the case with me; Where other men, in depth of passion cry, I laugh at fortune, as in iest to die. Cited from Minor Poems of Michael Drayton, by Michael Drayton
  • These two haue promised your Agent by their lawe, not onely to procure to get the Shaughes priuiledge but also that I shall haue the debts paied me of those that went from hence to Casbin, if we would send one with them. Cited from Principal Navigations, V3, by Richard Hakluyt
  • And Yet Easie The same Lawes, because they oblige onely to a desire, and endeavour, I mean an unfeigned and constant endeavour, are easie to be observed. Cited from Leviathan, by Thomas Hobbes
  • Now therefore I am determined not onely to teach but also to instruct, not onely the ignorant but also the simple, not onely what is their duty towards their betters, but also what is their dutye towards their superiours.' Come, let me see how you can doe; sit downe in the chaire. Cited from Kemps Nine Daies Wonder, by William Kemp
  • For God spake onely to Abraham; and it was he onely, that was able to know what God said, and to interpret the same to his family: And therefore also, they that have the place of Abraham in a Common-wealth, are the onely Interpreters of what God hath spoken. Cited from Leviathan, by Thomas Hobbes
  • For the craftes men there, not medlyng with any commune matiers that mighte hindre theim, emploie them selues onely to suche sciences as the lawe doeth permit them, or their father hath taught them. Cited from Principal Navigations, V6, by Richard Hakluyt
  • Yet erecte thei no Chapelle, Altare, nor Image to any of these: but onely to Mars: to whom thei offre of euery hundred prisoners that thei take, one for a sacrifice. Cited from Principal Navigations, V6, by Richard Hakluyt
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