The Knight of Our Burning Pestle

H. Holt, 1908 - 309 頁


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第 148 頁 - Stain my man's cheeks! — No, you unnatural hags, I will have such revenges on you both, That all the world shall — I will do such things, — What they are, yet I know not ; but they shall be The terrors of the earth. You think, I'll weep; No, I'll not weep: — I have full cause of weeping ; but this heart Shall break into a hundred thousand flaws, Or ere I'll weep: — O, fool, I shall go mad!
第 225 頁 - It was anciently the custom for all ranks of people to go out a maying on the first of May. It is on record that King Henry VIII. and Queen Katharine partook of this diversion" (STEEVENS): "Stowe says, that, 'in the month of May, namely, on May-day in the morning, every man, except impediment, would walk into the sweet meadows and green woods ; there to rejoice their spirits with the beauty and savour of sweet flowers, and with the noise [ie music] of birds, praising God in their kind.
第 146 頁 - Jog on, jog on, the foot-path way, And merrily hent the stile-a : A merry heart goes all the day, Your sad tires in a mile-a.
第 42 頁 - Tis mirth that fills the veins with blood, More than wine, or sleep, or food ; Let each man keep his heart at ease ; No man dies of that disease. He that would his body keep From diseases, must not weep ; But whoever laughs and sings, Never he his body brings Into fevers, gouts, or rheums, Or lingeringly his lungs consumes, Or meets with aches " in the bone, Or catarrhs or griping stone ; But contented lives for aye ; The more he laughs, the more he may.
第 lxxi 頁 - Truly, I have known men, that even with reading Amadis de Gaule, which, God knoweth, wanteth much of a perfect poesy, have found their hearts moved to the exercise of courtesy, liberality, and especially courage.
第 lxv 頁 - So that even these books, which to many others have been the fuel of wantonness and loose living, I cannot think how, unless by divine indulgence, proved to me so many incitements, as you have heard, to the love and steadfast observation of that virtue [which abhors the society of bordelloes.
第 lviii 頁 - Ralph. But what brave spirit could be content to sit in his shop, with a flappet of wood, and a blue apron before him, selling mithridatum and dragon's-water to visited houses, that might pursue feats of arms, and, through his noble achievements, procure such a famous history . to be written of his heroic prowess ? [Cit. Well said, Ralph; some more of those words, Ralph! Wife. They go finely, by my troth.] Ralph.
第 xxxix 頁 - An ancient castle, held by the old knight Of the most holy order of the Bell...
第 xcix 頁 - London, to thee I do present the merry month of May ; Let each true subject be content to hear me what I say: For from the top of conduit-head, as plainly may appear, I will both tell my name to you, and wherefore I came here. My name is Ralph, by due descent though not ignoble I Yet far inferior to the...
第 9 頁 - I'll be sworn, gentlemen, my husband tells you true: he will act you sometimes at our house, that all the neighbours cry out on him; he will fetch you up a couraging part so in the garret, .that we are all as feared, I warrant you, that we quake again: well fear our children with him; if they be never so unruly, do but cry, "Ralph comes, Ralph comes!