Works of the Camden Society, Issue 11

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Camden Society, 1840 - Dance - 35 pages
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Page xxii - Newlie set foorth, as it hath sundrie tymes bene played by Ed. Allen and his Companie. With Kemps applauded Merrimentes of the men of Goteham, in receiuing the King into Goteham.
Page xi - Ben lonson is a pestilent fellow, he brought vp Horace giuing the Poets a pill, but our fellow Shakespeare hath given him a purge that made him beray his credit :
Page 9 - Nay saith she, if the Dauncer will lend me a leash of his belles, He venter to treade one mile with him my selfe. I lookt vpon her, saw mirth in her eies, heard boldnes in her words, and beheld her ready to tucke vp her russet petticoate, I fitted her with bels : which she merrily taking, garnisht her thicke short legs, and with a smooth brow bad the Tabrer begin. The Drum strucke, forward marcht I with my merry Maydemarian...
Page 16 - Cittye afterwardes, they not onely very courteously offered to beare mine owne charges and my followers, but very bountifully performed it at the common charges : the Mayor and many of the Aldermen often times besides inuited vs priuately to theyr seuerall houses. To make a short end of this tedious description of my entertainment ; Satterday no sooner came but I returned without the Citty through Saint Giles his gate, and beganne my Morrice where I left at that gate, but I entred in at Saint Stephens...
Page x - The Returne from Pernassus : or The Scourge of Simony. Publiquely acted by the Students in Saint Johns Colledge in Cambridge.
Page x - Dick, but the slaves are somewhat proud ; and besides, it is a good sport in a part to see them never speak in their walk, but . at the end of the stage, just as though in walking with a fellow we should never speak but at a stile, a gate, or a ditch, where a man can go no further.
Page 19 - ... respect their promise, haue sent home the treble worth, some other at the first sight haue paide me, if I came to seek the, others I cannot see, nor wil they willingly be found, and these are the greater number.
Page 20 - Kemps humble request to the impudent generation of Ballad-makers and their coherents ; that it would please their rascalities to pitty his paines in the great iourney he pretends, and not fill the country with lyes of his neuer done actes, as they did in his late Morrice to Norwich.
Page xviii - Q. of Scottes: and the Sentence pronounced against her at Fodderingay. Newlie compiled and set foorth, in English verse : For a Newyeares gifte to all loyall English subiects.
Page xiii - KEMP. Thou wilt do well in time, if thou wilt be ruled by thy betters, that is, by myself, and such grave aldermen of the playhouse as I am.

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