Kenilworth. With illustr. by D. Maillard [and others].

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Page 235 - Perfume for a lady's chamber ; Golden quoifs and stomachers, For my lads to give their dears: Pins and poking-sticks of steel. What maids lack from head to heel: Come buy of me, come; come buy, come buy; Buy, lads, or else your lasses cry : Come buy.
Page vii - Now nought was heard beneath the skies, The sounds of busy life were still, Save an unhappy lady's sighs, That issued from that lonely pile. Leicester...
Page 205 - That very time I saw, — but thou could'st not, — Flying between the cold moon and the earth, Cupid all arm'd : a certain aim he took At a fair vestal, throned by the west ; And loos'd his love-shaft smartly from his bow, As it should pierce a hundred thousand hearts : But I might see young Cupid's fiery shaft Quench'd in the chaste beams of the watery moon; And the imperial votaress passed on, In maiden meditation, fancy-free.
Page vii - is this thy love That thou so oft hast sworn to me, To leave me in this lonely grove, Immured in shameful privity? " No more thou com'st with lover's speed, Thy once beloved bride to see ; But be she alive, or be she dead, I fear, stern Earl, 's the same to thee.
Page viii - I rose up with the cheerful morn, No lark more blithe, no flower more gay ; And like the bird that haunts the thorn, So merrily sung the livelong day. " If that my beauty is but small, Among court ladies all despised, Why didst thou rend it from that hall, Where, scornful Earl, it well was prized...
Page vi - They seeing the good lady sad and heavy, (as one that well knew by her other handling, that her death was not far off...
Page vi - Mary's church in Oxford, with great pomp and solemnity. It is remarkable, when Dr. Babington, the Earl's chaplain, did preach the funeral sermon, he tript once or twice in his speech, by recommending to their memories that virtuous lady so pitifully murdered, instead of saying pitifully slain.
Page 397 - And overcome us like a summer's cloud, Without our special wonder? You make me strange Even to the disposition that I...
Page 169 - I have nothing to say to that," answered the messenger ; " my orders are directly from her majesty, and concern this gentleman only." So saying, he walked away, followed by "Walter, leaving the others behind — Blount's eyes almost starting from his head with the excess of his astonishment. At length he gave vent to it in an exclamation — "Who the good jere would have thought this?

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