The Works of George Peele, Volume 3 (Google eBook)

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William Pickering, 1839
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Page 2 - The Historie of the Two Valiant Knights, Syr Clyomon Knight of the Golden Sheeld, sonne to the King of Denmarke : And Clamydes the white Knight, sonne to the King of Suauia.
Page 186 - Carey came, In all accoutrements fitting gentlemen ; Well mounted and appointed every man ; And gallantly and worthily they ran. Long may they run in honour of the day ) Long may she live to do them honour's right. To grace their sports and them as she hath done, England's Astraea...
Page 101 - Of this my woful corpse, alas, a final end to make! Yet, ere I strike that deadly stroke that shall my life deprave, Ye Muses, aid me to the gods, for mercy first to crave...
Page 53 - Since I am forced for to break mine oath and pointed day Before King Alexander's grace: Clamydes will be there, And I through Fortune's cruel spite oppress'd with sickness here ; For now within two days it is that we should meet togither : Woe worth the wind and raging storms, alas, that brought me hither ! Now will Clamydes me accuse a faithless knight to be, And eke report that cowardliness did daunt the heart of me : The worth'y praise that I have won through fame shall be defac'd, The name...
Page 18 - Alexander called the Great ; which when he did behold He gave to me in recompence this shield of glittering gold, Requesting for to know my name, the which shall not be shown To any knight unless by force he make it to be known ; For so I vow'd to Denmark king, my father's grace, when I First got his leave that I abroad my force and strength might try, And so I have myself behav'd in city, town, and field, That never yet did fall reproach to the Knight of the Golden Shield.
Page 183 - Southampton ran As Bevis of Southampton, that good knight, Had justed in the honour of the day ; And certes Bevis was a mighty man, Valiant in arms, gentle and debonair, And such was young Wriothesley, that came As if in duty to his sovereign And honour's race for all that he had done, He would be of the noblest overrun. Like to himself and to his ancestors, Ran Bedford, to express his readiness, His love to arms, his loyalty to her Whose burning eyeballs did retain the heat That kindled honour's...
Page 144 - Yes, we are prest* your nuptial day with daughter ours to see, As well as Clyomon's our son with this his lady fair; Come, therefore, to our court, that we the same may soon prepare, For we are prest throughout our land for all our peers to send. All. Thy pleasure, most renowned king, thy servants shall attend. {Exeunt отпез.
Page 180 - Yea, even betwixt the bridge and water's brink, Saving her as by miracle in the fall From Pharoah's rod and from the sword of Saul : Lo, in this triumph that true subjects make, Envied of none but enemies of the truth, Her enemies, that serves the living Lord, And puts in him her confidence and trust, Thou sacred Muse of History describe, That all may see how well she is belov'd, What troop of loyal English knights in...
Page 5 - To be a lantern unto those which daily do desire Apollo's garland by desert in time for to aspire; Wherein the froward chances oft of fortune you shall see, Wherein the cheerful countenance of good successes be, Wherein true lovers findeth joy with...
Page 166 - Minims"? maketh time itself wither with wondering ; all the Virtues, all the Graces, all the Muses winding and wreathing about your majesty, each contending to be chief, all contented to be cherished : all this not of potherbs, but flowers, and of flowers fairest and sweetest; for in...

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