The Handy Volume "Waverly" ...: Kenilworth

Bradbury, Agnew, 1877

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Pàgina 298 - 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.
Pàgina 374 - The lordly structure itself, which rose near the centre of this spacious enclosure, was composed of a huge pile of magnificent castellated buildings, apparently of different ages, surrounding an inner court, and bearing in the names attached to each portion of the magnificent mass, and in the armorial bearings which were there blazoned, the emblems of mighty chiefs who had long passed away...
Pàgina 310 - When she smiled, it was a pure sunshine, that every one did choose to bask in, if they could ; but anon came a storm, from a sudden gathering of clouds, and the thunder fell, in a wondrous manner, on all alike.
Pàgina 260 - That very time I saw, (but thou couldst 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...
Pàgina 207 - It was even so. The royal barge, manned with the Queen's watermen, richly attired in the regal liveries, and having the banner of England displayed, did indeed lie at the great stairs which ascended from the river, and along with it two or three other boats for transporting such part of her retinue as were not in immediate attendance on the royal person.
Pàgina 207 - There are two things scarce matched in the universe," said Walter to Blount — " the sun in heaven, and the Thames on the earth." "The one will light us to Greenwich well enough," said Blount, ' ' and the other would take us there a little faster, if it were ebb tide.
Pàgina 260 - That very time I saw, but thou couldst 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...
Pàgina 209 - At this moment the gates opened, .and ushers began to issue forth in array, preceded and flanked by the band of Gentlemen Pensioners. After this, amid a crowd of lords and ladies, yet so disposed around her that she could see and be seen on all sides, came Elizabeth herself, then in the prime of woma«-hood, and in the full glow of what in a Sovereign was called beauty...
Pàgina 211 - I have nothing to say to that," answered the messenger ; ' ' my orders are directly from her Majesty, and concern this gentleman only.
Pàgina 210 - Their discourse was here interrupted by one of the band of Pensioners. "I was sent," said he, after looking at them attentively, " to a gentleman who hath no cloak, or a muddy one. — " You, sir, I think," addressing the younger cavalier, " are the man ; you will please to follow me.

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