A History of the County of Surrey: Comprising Every Object of Topographical, Geological, Or Historical Interest, Volume 1

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Page 98 - Eighth, which was set forth with many extraordinary circumstances of pomp and majesty, even to the matting of the stage ; the Knights of the Order, with their Georges and Garter, the guards with their embroidered coats, and the like : sufficient in truth, within a while, to make greatness very familiar, if not ridiculous.
Page 98 - Cardinal .Wolsey's house, and certain cannons being shot off at his entry, some of the paper or other stuff wherewith one of them was stopped did light on the thatch; where, being thought at first but an idle...
Page 93 - ... of those that are wounded or tired. To this entertainment there often follows that of whipping a blinded bear, which is performed by five or six men, standing circularly with whips, which they exercise...
Page 76 - E'en such is man; whose thread is spun, Drawn out, and cut, and so is done. The rose withers, the blossom blasteth; The flower fades, the morning hasteth; The sun sets, the shadow flies; The gourd consumes, — and man he dies...
Page 78 - His virtues and his pills are so well known That envy can't confine them under stone. But they'll survive his dust and not expire Till all things else at th
Page 98 - King Henry making a Masque at the cardinal Wolsey's House, and certain Cannons being shot off at his entry, some of the Paper, or other stuff", wherewith one of them was stopped, did light on the Thatch, where being thought at first but an idle...
Page 58 - ... at three casts. Then they set to the prince's mother, the duke, the earls, and other lords, to every one a ring of gold, which they did also win. After which they were feasted, and the music sounded, the prince and lords danced on the one part with the mummers, who did also dance ; which jollity being ended, they were again made to drink, and then departed in order as they came.
Page 76 - LIKE as the damask rose you see, Or like the blossom on the tree, Or like the dainty flower of May, Or like the morning of the day, Or like the sun, or like the shade, Or like the gourd which Jonas had; Even such is man, whose thread is spun, Drawn out, and cut, and so is done.
Page 57 - Kennington, alighted from their horses, and entered the hall on foot; which done, the prince, his mother, and the lords, came out of the chamber into the hall, whom the...
Page 77 - Here Lockyer lies interr'd, enough ; his name Speaks one, hath few competitors in fame ; A name so great, so gen'ral, it may scorn Inscriptions, which do vulgar tombs adorn. A diminution 'tis to write in verse His eulogies, which most men's mouths rehearse ; 228 BOOK II.

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