Minor Elizabethan Drama, Volume 2 (Google eBook)

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Ashley Horace Thorndike
Dent, 1913 - English drama
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Page 37 - Sweet Mistress, whereas I love you nothing at all, Regarding your substance and riches chief of all; For your personage, beauty, demeanour, and wit, I commend me unto you never a whit. Sorry to hear report of your good welfare, For (as I hear say) such your conditions are, That ye be worthy favour of no living man, To be abhorred of every honest man.
Page 181 - And lock'd him in the brightness of her looks, Was not so beauteous in Apollo's eyes As is fair Margaret to the Lincoln Earl. Recant thee, Lacy, thou art put in trust : Edward, thy sovereign's son, hath chosen thee, A secret friend, to court her for himself, And dar'st thou wrong thy prince with treachery ? Lacy, love makes no exception of a friend, Nor deems it of a prince but as a man.
Page 207 - Sends out his glorious glister on the north, The head will speak : then, Miles, upon thy life, Wake me ; for then by magic art I'll work To end my seven years
Page 192 - Why, thinks King Henry's son that Margaret's love Hangs in th' uncertain balance of proud time ? That death shall make a discord of our thoughts ? No, stab the earl, and 'fore the morning sun Shall vaunt him thrice over the lofty east, Margaret will meet her Lacy in the heavens. Lacy. If aught betides to lovely Margaret That wrongs or wrings her honour from content...
Page 183 - Beccles, and hear'st not of these news? Lacy, the Earl of Lincoln, is late fled From Windsor court, disguised like a swain, And lurks about the country here unknown. Henry suspects him of some treachery, And therefore doth proclaim in every way, 710 That who can take the Lincoln Earl shall have, Paid in the Exchequer, twenty thousand crowns.
Page 57 - Tib. Talk. Shall I go fet our goose? C. Custance. What to do? Tib. Talk. To yonder captain I will turn her loose, And she gape and hiss at him, as she doth at me, I durst jeopard my hand she will make him flee. C. Custance. On forward. R.
Page 180 - Wherein the devils plead homage to his words. Within this glass prospective thou shalt see This day what's done in merry Fressingfield 'Twixt lovely Peggy and the Lincoln Earl.
Page 156 - For fear thou make the golden beard to weep. Fair maid, white and red, Comb me smooth, and stroke my head, And every hair a sheaf shall be, And every sheaf a golden tree.
Page 190 - I unfold the passions l of my love, And lock them in the closet of thy thoughts? Wert thou to Edward second to himself, Sole friend, and partner of his secret loves ? And could a glance of fading beauty break Th' enchained fetters of such private friends?

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