The Tor Hill, 第 2 卷

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Carey and Lea, 1826

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第 186 頁 - Merry Margaret As midsummer flower, Gentle as falcon Or hawk of the tower: With solace and gladness, Much mirth and no madness, All good and no badness; So joyously, So maidenly, So womanly Her demeaning In every thing. Far, far passing That I can indite, Or suffice to write Of Merry Margaret As midsummer flower, Gentle as falcon Or hawk of the tower.
第 179 頁 - Now unthrifts riot and run in debt, upon the boldness of these places ; yea, and rich men run thither with poor men's goods; there they build, there they spend, and bid their creditors go whistle them.
第 251 頁 - We have in money 3001. and above ; but the certainty of plate and other stuff there as yet we know not, for we have not had opportunity for the same, but shortly we intend (God willing) to proceed to the same ; whereof we shall ascertain your lordship so shortly as we may. This is also to advertise your lordship, that we have found a fair chalice of gold, and divers other parcels of plate, which the abbot had hid secretly from all such commissioners as have been there in times past...
第 70 頁 - ... friendship. Such pleasures were then devised for the king's comfort and consolation, as might be invented, or by man's wit imagined. The banquets were set forth, with masks and mummeries, in so gorgeous a sort, and costly manner, that it was a heaven to behold.
第 78 頁 - It was performed by several persons uniting hands in a circle, and giving each other continual shakes, the steps changing with the tune. It usually consisted of three pas and a pied-joint, to the time of four strokes of the bow; which being repeated was termed a double brawl. With this dance balls were usually opened.
第 179 頁 - ... have both. And this I say, although they were not abused, as they now be, and so long have been, that I fear me ever they will be while men be afraid to set their hands to the amendment, as though God and St.
第 70 頁 - Such pleasures were then devised for the king's comfort and consolation, as might be invented, or by man's wit imagined. The banquets were set forth, with masks and mummeries, in so gorgeous a sort, and costly manner, that it was a heaven to behold. There wanted no dames, or damsels, meet or apt to dance with the maskers, or to garnish the place for the time, with other goodly disports. Then was there all kind of music and harmony set forth, with excellent voices both of men and children.
第 27 頁 - ... embarrassment. When he went abroad he had sometimes above a hundred attendants in his train, yet while he submitted to all these state-observances, as the appendages of his office, there was not personally a more meek, lowly, and humble-minded individual, than the powerful Lord Abbot of Glastonbury, a member of the Upper House of Convocation, and a parliamentary baron regularly summoned by writ to sit " inter pares, proceres, et barones regni.

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