Political Ballads: Published in England During the Commonwealth, Band 3,Ausgabe 1

Thomas Wright
Percy Society, 1841 - 268 Seiten

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Seite 200 - ... with their knives when they were going to sacrifice their rump. On Ludgate Hill there was one turning of the spit that had a rump tied upon it, and another basting of it. Indeed it was past imagination, both the greatness and the suddenness of it. At one end of the street you would think there was a whole lane of fire, and so hot that we were fain to keep on the further side.
Seite 221 - German visionary and enthusiast, who lived at the end of the sixteenth and beginning of the seventeenth centuries, and the founder of a sect.
Seite 229 - I went out to Charing Cross, to see Majorgeneral Harrison hanged, drawn; and quartered; which was done there, he looking as cheerful as any man could do in that condition. He was presently cut down, and his head and heart shown to the people, at which there was great shouts of joy.
Seite 200 - I could at one time tell thirty-one fires. In King street seven or eight; and all along burning and roasting, and drinking for rumps. There being rumps tied upon sticks and carried up and down.
Seite 32 - Borne by the mothers side, the which will bring them in scorn. Put her therefore quite away, And take to you a lady gay, Whereby your linage may renowned be.
Seite 40 - For I must leave my fairest flower, My sweetest Rose, a space, And cross the seas to famous France, Proud rebelles to abase. But yet, my Rose, be sure thou shalt My coming shortlye see, And in my heart, when hence I am, He beare my Rose with mee.
Seite 40 - For why, the kinges ungracious sonne, Whom he did high advance, Against his father raised warres Within the realme of France. But yet before our comelye king...
Seite 223 - Or betray me to the hard censure of the Town. My buffe doth make me boots, my velvet coat and scarlet, Which us'd to make me credit with many a Sodom harlot, Have bid me all adieu, most despicable varlet ! " Alas, poor souldier, whither wilt thou march...
Seite 43 - The king did see no more. For when his grace had past the seas, And into France was gone ; With envious heart, queene Ellinor To Woodstocke came anone.

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