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Página 388 - Sheba; but he fell down and humbled himself before her, and was carried to an inner chamber, and laid on a bed of state; which was not a little defiled with the presents of the Queen which had been bestowed on his garments; such as wine, cream, jelly, beverage, cakes, spices, and other good matters.
Página 389 - I am certain she was not joined with good works, and left the court in a staggering condition. Charity came to the King's feet and seemed to cover the multitude of sins her sisters had committed. In some...
Página 388 - I rather think it was in his face. Much was the hurry and confusion ; cloths and napkins were at hand, to make all clean. His majesty then got up, and would dance with the Queen of Sheba ; but he fell down, and humbled himself before her, and was carried to an inner chamber, and laid on a bed of state,-which was not a little defiled with the presents of.
Página 388 - I think the Dane hath strangely wrought on our good English nobles ; for those whom I could never get to taste good liquor, now follow the fashion, and wallow in beastly delights. The ladies abandon their sobriety, and are seen to roll about in intoxication.
Página 388 - The lady who did play the queen's part did carry most precious gifts to both their Majesties ; but forgetting the steps arising to the canopy, overset her caskets into his Danish Majesty's lap, and fell at his feet, though I rather think it was in his face.
Página 390 - I have passed much time in seeing the royal sports of hunting and hawking, where the manners were such as made me devise the beasts were pursuing the sober creation, and not man in quest of exercise or food.
Página 225 - ... which caused great fear, tumult, and confusion among the spectators and throughout the hall, every one fearing hurt, as if the devil had been present, and grown angry to have his workmanship showed to such as were not his own scholars.
Página 235 - My Lord of Rochester, desiring to do the last Honour to his deceased Friend, requires me to desire You to deliver the Body of Sir Thomas Overbury to any Friend of his that desires it, to do him Honour at his Funeral. Herein my Lord declares the Constancy of his affection to the Dead, and the meaning that he had in my knowledge to have given the strongest Straine at this time of the King's being at Tiballes [Theobalds] for his Delivery.
Página 388 - One day a great feast was held, and after dinner, the representation of Solomon his temple and the coming of the queen of Sheba...
Página 389 - Peace make entry, and strive to get foremost to the king ; but I grieve to tell how great wrath she did discover unto those of her attendants ; and, much contrary to her semblance, most rudely made war with her olive branch, and laid on the pates of those who did oppose her coming.

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