« PreviousContinue »
Therefore, for goodness' sake, and as you are known The first and happiest hearers of the town, Be sad, as we would make ye : Think, ye see The very persons of our noble story, As they were living ; think, you see them great, And follow'd with the general throng, and sweat, Of thousand friends; then, in a moment, see How soon this mightiness meets misery! And, if you can be merry then, I'll say, A man may weep upon his wedding day.
King Henry the Eighth.
divorced. Anne Bullen, her Maid of Honour, afterwards Queen. An old Lady, Friend to ANNE Bullen. Patience, Woman to Queen KATHARINE. Several Lords and Ladies in the Dumb Shows; Women attending upon the Queen ; Spirits, which appear to
her; Scribes, Officers, Guards, and other Attendants. SCENE, chiefly in London and Westminster; once at
Enter the Duke of NORFOLK, at one door ; at the other,
Nor. I thank your grace :
Buck. An untimely ague
Nor. 'Twixt Guynes and Arde:
Buck. All the whole time
Nor. Then you lost