The Works of Thomas Middleton, Volume 7

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Houghton, Mifflin, 1886
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Page 219 - Passage (from the Tower) through his Honourable Citie (and Chamber) of London, being the 15. of March 1603.
Page 266 - Now for the fruits then: Flow forth, precious spring, So long and dearly sought for, and now bring Comfort to all that love thee, loudly sing, And with thy crystal murmurs strook together, Bid all thy true well-wishers welcome hither.
Page 269 - Nouember. 1616. As also the Ceremonies of that Ancient and Honourable Order of the Knights of the Bath ; And all the Triumphs showne in honour of his Royall Creation.
Page 17 - Upon those lips (the sweet fresh buds of youth) The holy dew of prayer lies, like pearl Dropt from the opening eyelids of the morn Upon the bashful rose.
Page 229 - Why then is fiction to this end so hateful to our true ignorants? Or why should a poor chronicler of a Lord Mayor's naked truth (that peradventure will last his year) include more worth with our modern wizards than Homer for his naked Ulysses clad in eternal fiction?
Page 265 - And where (before) many just complaints Enviously seated, caused oft restraints, Stops and great crosses to our master's charge, And the work's hindrance : favour now at large Spreads itself open to him, and commends, To admiration both his pains and ends. The King's most gracious love. Perfection draws Favour from princes, and (from all) applause.
Page 280 - Arms, approached the Prince's table, and with a loud and audible voice proclaimed the King's style in Latin, French, and English, thrice; and the Prince's, in like manner, twice : then the trumpets sounding, the second course came in ; and dinner done, that day's solemnity ceased.
Page 48 - Countries falsely bearing his name, by whose title many were deceived even among the English, and thereby moved to tax him with apostacy and of being another Ecebolius ; yet when he came to Rome (where he was most kindly entertained in the palace of Pope Gregory XV., who formerly had been his fellowstudent), he could never be persuaded by the Jesuits and others who daily thronged upon him neither to subscribe the...
Page 229 - The masquers' names are annexed at the end of the piece. THE TRIUMPHS OF TRUTH. A Solemnity unparalleled for Cost, Art, and Magnificence, at the Confirmation and Establishment of that worthy and true nobly-minded Gentleman, Sir Thomas Middleton, Knight, in the honourable Office of his Majestie's Lieuetenant the Lord Maior of the thrice famous Citty of London.
Page 44 - Republica Ecclesiastica, which he afterwards printed at London. Bedell took the freedom which he allowed him, and corrected many ill applications of texts of Scripture, and quotations of fathers. For that prelate, being utterly ignorant of the Greek tongue, could not but be guilty of many mistakes both in the one and the other...

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