The Mirrour of Majestie, Or, The Badges of Honour Conceitedly Emblazoned: A Photo-lith Fac-simile Reprint from Mr. Corser's Perfect Copy. A.D. 1618

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Holbein society, 1870 - Emblems - 180 pages
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Page 124 - EPITAPH. ON THE COUNTESS OF PEMBROKE. UNDERNEATH this sable hearse Lies the subject of all verse, Sidney's sister, Pembroke's mother : Death, ere thou hast slain another, Fair, and learned, and good as she, Time shall throw a dart at thee.
Page 121 - Walsingham. was advanced to the dignity of a baron of the realm, by the title of Lord Armine, of Armine, in the county of Nottingham.
Page 164 - The Union of Honour. Containing THE ARMES, MATCHES AND ISSUES of the KINGS, DUKES, MARQUESSES and EARLES OF ENGLAND from the Conquest, untill this present yeere, 1640.
Page 98 - Every man of the children of Israel shall pitch by his own standard, with the ensign of their father's house: far off about the tabernacle of the congregation shall they pitch.
Page 67 - By him lay heavy Sleep, the cousin of Death, Flat on the ground, and still as any stone, A very corpse, save yielding forth a breath : Small keep took he, whom Fortune frowned on, Or whom she lifted up into the throne Of high renown ; but, as a living death, So, dead alive, of life he drew the breath.
Page 79 - Cum priuilegio ad imprimendum solum. 1557- [Colophon] Imprinted at London in fletestrete within Temple barre, at the signe of the hand and starre, by Richard Tottill, the . xxxi . day of luly.
Page 135 - There was no small loss that night of chaines and jewels, and many great ladies were made shorter by the skirts, and were very well served, that they could keep cut no better.
Page 73 - Mayster Thomas More in his youth devysed in hys fathers house in London, a goodly hangyng of fyne paynted clothe, with nyne pageauntes, and verses over of every of those pageauntes : which verses expressed and declared, what the ymages in those pageauntes represented : and also in those pageauntes were paynted, the thynges that the verses over them dyd (in effecte) declare, whiche verses here folowe.
Page 135 - Chamber, where the King in his shirt and nightgown gave them a Reveille Matin before they were up, and spent a good time in or upon the bed, chuse which you will believe. No ceremony was omitted of Bridecakes, Points, Gartere, and Gloves, which have been ever since the Livery of the Court ; and at night there was sewing into the sheet, casting off the bride's left hose, with many other petty sorceries.
Page 135 - ... .500 land for the bride's jointure. They were lodged in the Council Chamber, where the king, in his shirt and nightgown, gave them a reveille-matin before they were up, and spent a good time in or upon the bed : chuse which you will believe.

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