Satirical Poems of the Time of the Reformation: Chief authorities and works referred to ... Notes. Appendix. I. The siege of Edenbrough castell. II. The Earle of Mvrton's tragedie [both by Thomas Churchyard] Glossary. Index of proper names

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James Cranstoun
Society, 1893 - English poetry
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Page 85 - Give me those flowers there, Dorcas. Reverend sirs, For you there's rosemary and rue ; these keep Seeming and savour all the winter long : Grace and remembrance be to you both, And welcome to our shearing ! Pol.
Page 90 - how the world wags: Tis but an hour ago since it was nine, And after one hour more 'twill be eleven; And so, from hour to hour, we ripe and ripe, And then, from hour to hour, we rot and rot; And thereby hangs a tale.
Page 106 - Out of his surname they have coined an epithet for a knave — and out of his Christian name a synonym for the Devil.
Page 103 - This night as ye use, Who shall for the present delight here ; Be a king by the lot, And who shall not Be Twelfe-day queene for the night here.
Page 139 - Cromwell, Cromwell, Had I but served my God with half the zeal I served my king, he would not in mine age Have left me naked to mine enemies.
Page 218 - So forth issew'd the Seasons of the yeare. First, lusty Spring, all dight in leaves of flowres That freshly budded and new bloosmes did beare, (In which a thousand birds had built their bowres That sweetly sung to call forth Paramours) .< * '
Page 139 - Well, well, Master Kingston," quoth he, "I see the matter against me how it is framed; but if I had served God as diligently as I have done the king, he would not have given me over in my grey hairs.
Page 103 - Now, now the mirth comes With the cake full of plums, Where Beane's the King of the sport here ; Beside we must know, The Pea also 5 Must revell, as Queene, in the Court here.
Page 58 - The Historie of the pittiful Life and unfortunate Death of King Edward V. and the Duke of York, his Brother; with the Troublesome and Tyrannical Government of the Usurpation of Richard III.
Page 27 - I take heaven and earth to witness, that I abhor and detest this marriage, as odious and slanderous to the world; and I would exhort the faithful to pray earnestly, that a union against all reason and good conscience may yet be overruled by God, to the comfort of this unhappy realm.

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