The Tor Hill, 第 2 卷

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H. Colburn, 1826 - 350 頁
 

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第 288 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 303 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 289 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 341 頁 - And cursed heaven, and spake reproachful shame Of highest God, the Lord of life and light, A bold bad man, that dar'd to call by name Great Gorgon, prince of darkness and dead night, At which Cocytus quakes and Styx is put to flight.
第 84 頁 - Sith her father hath chose her a new, new love, And forbidde her to think of thee. Her father hath brought her a carlish knight, Sir John of the north countraye, And within three dayes shee must him wedde, Or he vowes he will her slaye.
第 155 頁 - The owl, with feeble sight, Lies lurking in the leaves, The sparrow in the frosty night May shroud her in the eaves.
第 83 頁 - And aye she laments the deadly feud Between her house and thine. And here she sends thee a silken scarf Bedewed with many a tear, And bids thee sometimes think on her, Who loved thee so dear. And here she sends thee a ring of gold, The last boon thou ma/st have, And bids thee wear it for her sake, When she is laid in grave.
第 190 頁 - English, pretended that he had come to treat with her about her ransom. Viewing him with just resentment and disdain, she cried — ' Begone ! you have neither the power to ransom me.' Then turning her eyes towards the two Earls, she said — ' I know that you English are determined to put me to death, and imagine that after I am dead you will conquer France. But though there were a hundred thousand G — Dam'mees more in France than there are, they will never conquer that kingdom.
第 190 頁 - were remarkable in this period, (between 1399 and 1485) among the nations of Europe, for the absurd and impious practice of profane swearing in conversation. The Count of Luxemburg, accompanied by the Earls of Warwick and Stafford, visited the Maid of Orleans in her prison at Rouen, where...

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