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Page 311 - Where throngs of knights and barons bold, In weeds of peace, high triumphs hold, With store of ladies, whose bright eyes Rain influence, and judge the prize Of wit or arms, while both contend To win her grace whom all commend.
Page 20 - Wherefore didst thou flee away secretly, and steal away from me; and didst not tell me, that I might have sent thee away with mirth, and with songs, with tabret, and with harp ? 28 And hast not suffered me to kiss my sons and my daughters?
Page 30 - For they that led us away captive, required of us then a song, and melody in our heaviness : Sing us one of the songs of Sion.
Page 25 - And it came to pass, when the evil spirit from God was upon Saul, that David took the harp, and played with his hand : so Saul was refreshed, and was well, and the evil spirit departed from him.
Page 24 - Behold now, an evil spirit from God troubleth thee. Let our lord now command thy servants, which are before thee, to seek out a man who is a cunning player on the harp : and it shall come to pass, when the evil spirit from God is upon thee, that he shall play with his hand, and thou shalt be well.
Page 367 - I answered, as I was walking with my Lord Hunsdon, as we passed by the chamber door, I heard such a melody as ravished me, whereby I was drawn in ere I knew how ; excusing my fault of homeliness, as being brought up in the court of France, where such freedom was allowed...
Page 21 - And Miriam the prophetess, the sister of Aaron, took a timbrel in her hand ; and all the women went out after her with timbrels and with 21 dances. And Miriam answered them, Sing ye to the LORD, for he 8hath triumphed gloriously ; The horse and his rider hath he thrown into the sea.
Page 23 - Philistines: and it shall come to pass, when thou art come thither to the city, that thou shalt meet a company of prophets com'ing down from the high place with a psaltery, and a tabret, and a pipe, and a harp, before them; and they shall prophesy...