The Works of Thomas Middleton, Now First Collected, Volum 5

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Pàgina 512 - ... and plaine knauery of him that sels it, to get mony, and that I haue no manner of interest or acquaintance with it. Indeed, if my leysure were such as I could wish, I might haps (halfe a yeare hence) write the returne of the Knight of the Post from Hel, with the Devils answer to the Supplication ; but, as for a second part of Pierce Penilesse, it is a most ridiculous rogery.
Pàgina 248 - Now for the fruits then: Flow forth, precious spring, So long and dearly sought for, and now bring Comfort to all that love thee, loudly sing, And with thy crystal murmurs strook together, Bid all thy true well-wishers welcome hither.
Pàgina 260 - Segar, knight, alias garter principal king of arms, with the rest of the King's Heralds and Pursuivants of Arms, approached the Prince's table, and with a loud and audible voice proclaimed the King's style in Latin, French, and English, thrice; and the Prince's, in like manner, twice : then the trumpets sounding, the second course came in ; and dinner done, that day's solemnity ceased.
Pàgina 230 - ... milk-white dove, and on each shoulder one, the sacred emblems of purity, meekness, and innocency ; under her feet serpents, in that she treads down all subtlety and fraud ; her forehead empaled with a diadem of stars, the witness of her eternal descent ; on her breast a pure round crystal, showing the brightness of her thoughts and actions ; a sun in her right hand, than which nothing is truer ; a fan, filled all with stars, in her left, with which she parts darkness, and strikes away the vapours...
Pàgina 181 - I summon to make odious, and will fit 'em With flames of their own colours. [Music striking up a light fantastic air, the Five Starches, White, Blue, Yellow, Green, and Red, all properly habited to express their affected colours?- come dancing in...
Pàgina 203 - Magnificent Entertainment, given to King James, Queene Anne his wife, and Henry Frederick the Prince, vpon the day of his Majesties Tryumphant Passage (from the Tower) through his Honourable Citie (and Chamber) of London, being the 15. of March 1603.
Pàgina 247 - And where (before) many just complaints Enviously seated, caused oft restraints, Stops and great crosses to our master's charge, And the work's hindrance : favour now at large Spreads itself open to him, and commends, To admiration both his pains and ends. The King's most gracious love. Perfection draws Favour from princes, and (from all) applause.
Pàgina 300 - Why, here's the city's goodness, shewn in either, To raise two worthy buildings both together ; For when they made that lord's election free, I guess that time their charge did perfect me; Nay, note the city's bounty in both still ; When they restore a ruin, 'tis their will To be so noble in their cost and care, All blemish is forgot when they repair ; For what has been re-edified a...
Pàgina 259 - King was set in his royal throne, and the whole state of the realm in their order. The Prince made low obeisance to his Majesty three times ; and after the third time, when he was come near to the King, he kneeled down on a rich pillow or cushion, whilst Sir Ralph Winwood, principal secretary, read his letters patents : then his Majesty, at the reading of the words of investment, put the robes upon him...
Pàgina 246 - ... the conquest ; and no few or mean onsets of malice, calumnies, and slanders, hath this resolved gentleman borne off, before his labours were invested with victory, as in this following speech to those honourable auditors then placed upon the mount is more at large related. A troop of labourers, to the number of threescore or upwards, all in green caps alike, bearing in their hands the symbols of their several employments in so great a business, with drums before them, marching twice or thrice...

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