Patient Grissill: a comedy (Google eBook)

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Printed for the Shakespeare society, 1841 - Drama - 96 pages
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Page 9 - Work apace, apace, apace, apace; Honest labour bears a lovely face; Then hey noney, noney, hey noney, noney. Canst drink the waters of the crisped spring ? O, sweet content! Swim'st thou in wealth, yet sink'st in thine own tears ? O, punishment! Then he that patiently want's burden bears, ; No burden bears, but is a king, a
Page 61 - Smiles awake you when you rise. Sleep, pretty wantons; do not cry, And I will sing a lullaby : Rock them, rock them, lullaby. Care is heavy, therefore sleep you ; You are care, and care must keep you. Sleep, pretty wantons ; do not cry, And I will sing a lullaby: Rock them, rock them, lullaby.
Page 9 - Dost thou laugh to see how fools are vexed To add to golden numbers, golden numbers? O, sweet content! O, sweet, &c.
Page xiv - At length she consented, And being both contented, They married were with speed. Her country russet Was chang'd to silk and velvet. As to her state agreed: And when that she was trimly 'tired in the same, Her beauty
Page 59 - after him with another child. Bab. Hush, hush, hush, hush! and I dance mine own child, and I dance mine own child, &c., ha, ha! whoop, old master! so ho, ho! look here. And I dance mine own child,
Page xiv - most bright, Far staining every other fair and princely dame That did appear in sight. Many envied her, therefore, Because she was of parents poor, And twixt her lord and her great strife did raise : Some
Page 83 - Whilst, we sing lo, glad to see this day. lo, lo, to Hymen lo, lo, sing, Of wedlock, love, and youth, is Hymen king. Beauty, arise, thy glorious lights display,
Page 39 - They both admire her wondrous patience, Yet, in their malice, and to flatter me, Headlong they run to this impiety. Oh, what's this world but a confused throng Of fools and madmen, crowding in a thrust To shoulder out the wise, trip down the just! But I will try by
Page 56 - They smile, as who should say indeed, indeed, Your tongue cries hence, but your heart's not agreed. Can you thus part from them ? in truth, I know, Your true love cannot let these infants go. Mar. [Aside.] She'll triumph over me, do what I can. Ma. Good madam, hence. [He turns from her.
Page xiv - When that the marquess Did see that they were bent thus Against his faithful wife, Whom he most dearly. Tenderly, and entirely Beloved as his life, Minding in secret for to