But in the present crisis the author wonders "Whether the hair-brain'dness of the present world, will give leasure enough to most, to dwell upon any thing at all, much less to practise Heroical Vertues with such a constant settledness as is necessary, being the chief intention of the Authour
(as I conceive) in writing of this Romance.
According to Heminge and Condell's dedicatory epistle to the First Folio (1623), their lordships had "prosequuted" Shakespeare's writings "and their Authour
living" with "much fauour.
A 1630 edition printed at London bears the full title, Aristippus, or, The iouiall philosopher: demonstratiuelie proouing, that quarters, pintes, and pottles are sometimes necessary authours
in a scholers library : presented in a priuate shew.
This report agree with the work of many authours
who work on the toxicity of different freshwater fishes.
Moreover, "It is incident to words, as to their authours
, to degenerate from their ancestors.
Timothy Kendall reproduces Palsgrave's language almost verbatim, however, in his translation of a poem by Theocritus; describing Cupid's response to being stung by bees, Kendall writes: "He stamps, he stares, he taketh on: he knowes not what to doe"; Flowers of Epigrammes, Out of Sundrie the Moste Singular Authours
Selected, As Well Auncient as Late Writers (London, 1577), sig.