And I sweare vnto you, that sith I came to Milan, it is you alone that hath vanquished, and made the Triumphe of my Chastytye: and yf you were absent from this Citye, I assure you on my fayth that I would not tarry heere xxiiii. And because amongs morall vertues, temperance is the chiefest and worthy of greatest commendation, and that iustice not righteously executed, is iniustice and wronge, it is meete and conuenient for vs in these straunge accidents, rather to vse temperaunce than the rigor of iustice: and that it may appeare that I do not speake these words without good grounde, marke what I shall saye vnto you. An other propertie of this our English Italians is, to be meruelous singular in all their matters: Singular in knowledge, ignorant in nothyng: So singular in wisedome in their owne opinion as scarse they counte the best Counsellor the Prince hath, comparable with them: Common discoursers of all matters: busie searchers of most secret affaires: open flatterers of great men: priuie mislikers of good men: Faire speakers, with smiling countenances, and much curtessie openlie to all men. It set the ball rolling in this direction, and found many followers, some of whom may be referred to as having had an influence only second to that of Painter in providing plots for the Elizabethan Drama. For by hys prudence and aduise, the Dominion of the State, and Common wealth was amplified and dilated. Which although it were agaynste our owne desire, yet the cause, and full conclusion of the same, was to practise, if it were possible, to make you frendes: But consideringe that this loue, and allurementes of eyther parts, could not tend to other end, as wee coniectured, but to increase displeasure, and to put the swords into your handes, we therefore consulted, and vniformely in one minde agreed for the appeasinge, and satisfaction of all partes, at sutch nightes as ye fayned to go into diuers places about earnest affayres as yee alleaged, Mistresse Lucia with the help of Cassandra my mayde, through the Gardeine came into my chamber, and I by meanes of Iane hir maide by like way repayred vnto hirs.
His novelle are nothing less than episcopal in tone and he had the grace to omit his dignity from his title-pages. Wherfore theire mindes were wonderfullye bent and incenfed vpon that vnpleafant fight. His novelle are nothing less than episcopal in tone and he had the grace to omit his dignity from his title- pages. He, that by liuing, and traueling in Italie, bringeth home into England out of Italie, the Religion, the learning, the policie, the experience, the maners of Italie. Wee too therefore here presente, the Wiues of those noble Gentlemen, brought vp together from oure Cradle, perceiuing the malyce betwene our husbandes, made a vertue of Necessity, deemynge it better for vs to lose our sweete and auncient conuersation, than to mynister cause of disquietnesse. Then they haue in more reuerence the triumphes of Petrarche: than the Genesis of Moses: They make more account of Tullies offices, than S. The main interest shifted from the state and the nation to the life and development of the individual.
He was to be buried at St. And yee poore men guided by our maydes were brought vnto your chambers where ye lay with your owne Wyues, and so by tilth of others land in straunge soyle as yee beleeued yee lost no labour. Ten Sermons at Paules Crosse do not so moch good for mouyng men to trewe doctrine, as one of those bookes do harme, with inticing men to ill liuing. And where his assaults and pollicies could not preuayle, hee minded to content his Fancy wyth the pleasure and pastyme that hee was to receyue in the contemplation of a thing so fayre, and of an image so excellent. And when he had imbraced his wife and children, hee difmifTed them.
And the directions in which stories can go are singularly few. And to the Ende that wee bee better assured in what state he is, yf you wyll promyse me to gyue ouer your heauynesse, I wyll to Daye knowe of Fryer Laurence whether he is gone. The first known collection of tales in modern European literature dealing with the tragic and comic aspects of daily life was that made by Petrus Alphonsi, a baptized Spanish Jew, who knew some Arabic. I see wel that you receiue some wrong, and that my cause is not very iust, you taking no regarde vnto my passion which is outragious, and lesse hearkeninge vnto my request that so many times I haue giuen you to vnderstand onely grounded vpon the Honest loue I beare you. Often these tragedies are reported of the true actors; still more often under the disguise of fictitious names, that enabled the narrator to have more of the artist's freedom in dealing with such topics. Ah my withered eyes, which hitherto haue bene serued with two liuely springs to expresse the hidden griefs within the heart, if your vnhap be sutch that the only Mistresse of your contemplations, and cause of your driery teares, doe force the Humor to encrease, which hitherto in sutch wise hath emptied my Brayne, as there is no more in mee to moisten your drouth, I am content to endure al extremity, vntil my heart shal feele the last Pangue, that depriueth yee of nourishment, and me of mine affected Ioy. Of Giovanne Boccaccio himself it is difficult for any one with a love of letters to speak in few or measured words.
In likewyfe you ought, and muft remember although now you be arriued to olde yeares what yonge folkes bee, and of what great power the lawe of youth is : and although you were during the force of your youthlie dayes trayned and exercifed in faftes of armes, yet nowe you oughte to knowe what great puiffaunce refteth in the idle and delicate life, as well in the aged, as amonges yonge people. I haue tyll thys time run, trauayled, and remoued to the 16Castels and Lordeships of the Dukedome, to Naples and other places, being in mind to tary as I am a widow. My mynde now set at liberty from thee O cruell Dame Doth giue defiaunce to thy wrath, and to thy cursed name, Proclayming mortal warre on thee vntill my tongue vntide, Shall ioy to speak to Zilia fast weping by my side. This acquayntance was so dangerous to the Counte, as she hir selfe was shamelesse to the Counte of Celant: for the one bare the armes of Cornwall, and became a seconde Acteon, and the other wickedly led his lyfe, and lost the chiefest of that hee loked for by the seruice of great Princes, throughe the treason of an arrante common queane. This came to a climax in 1586, when the Surveyor of the Ordnance, John Powell, accused Painter and two others of peculation.
To be short: nature hauing trauayled and dispoyled hir Treasure House for inriching of him, he had by Arte gotten that, which made him most happy and worthy of prayse, which was, the knowledge of good letters, wherein he was so well trayned, as by talke and dispute thereof, he made those to blush that were of that state and profession. Brackets are also used to demarcate footnotes. A wydow called mistresse Helena, wyth whom a scholler was in loue, shee louing an other made the same scholler to stande a whole Wynter's night in the snow to wayte for hir, who afterwardes by a sleyght and pollicie, caused hir in Iuly, to stand vppon a tower starke naked amongs flies and gnats, and in the sunne. Not surprisingly, Margaret's daughter would become one of the leading promoters of the Calvinist Reformation in France. She feared to discouer the same vnto hym, doubtinge eyther that some fond and rigorous aunswere, or the reueylinge of hir mynde to hym, whose presence pleased hir more than all of the men of the World. Maister Aloisio rather than he would haue my fame any one iote to be impayred, or to suffer any shadow of suspition to bleamish the same, frankly hath confessed himselfe to be a theefe, and murdrer, regardinge mee and mine honor more than himselfe, and life. Notwithstanding he found Rhomeo dead in the graue, whose body he poyncted vnto, lyinge hard by hir, praying hir sith it was so, paciently to beare that sodayne misfortune, and that if it pleased hir, he would conuey hir into some monastery of women where she might in time moderate hir sorrow, and giue rest vnto hir minde.
Finallie yet once againe, I humblie befech your honour gratefully to accept this booke, and at your Leifure and conuenient time to reade and perufe it. The frier made sutch hast as too late hee arriued at Mantua, within a while after. The heauens vnto my estate no doubt great friendship shoe, And do seeke wayes to ende, and finish all my woe. Diuers other alfo be extraded out of other Italian and French authours. The law condempned him, then he appealed to the people. Translation of the first volume of the Palace of Pleasure.
Lucretius were created Confuls, Por- fenna kinge of Hetruria, vppon the inftigation of the baniflied Tarquinians, came before the citie with a huge armie. Brackets are also used to demarcate footnotes. How much of it she wrote herself is a point on which the doctors dispute. The Gentlemen immediately were caried to pryson, ignorant vppon what occasion: afterwards vnderstandinge that they were committed for the murder of Aloisio Foscari, and imprysoned like theeues, albeit they knew themselues guiltlesse of murder or Theft, yet their gryef and sorrowe was very greate, beynge certayne that all Venice should vnderstande howe they betweene whome had ben mortall hatred, 136were nowe become copartners of that whych none but the true possessours ought to enioy: and althoughe they coulde not abyde to speake together, lyke those that deadely dyd hate one another, yet both theyr myndes were fyxed vppon one thought. Is autho- ritie geuen thee, libidinoufly to abufe our wyues and children? He matriculated at St John's College, Cambridge, in 1554.
We have seen how his book was greeted on its first appearance by the adherents of the New Learning and by the opponents of the stage. The tyme of his hard lucke was not yet expired, and so the marche from Ancona, serued not for the Theatre of those two infortunate louers ouerthrow, who certaine moneths liued in peace in Thoscane. Her case is not a solitary one. ¶ O Blessed God most iust, whose worthy laude and prayse With vttered speach in Skies a loft I dare not once to rayse, And may not well pronounce and speak what suffrance I sustain, Ne yet what death I do indure, whiles I in lyfe remayne, Take vengeance on that traytresse rude, afflict hir corps with woe Thy holy arme redresse hir fault, that she no more do soe: My reason hath not so farre strayed but I may hope and trust To see hir for hir wickednes, be whipt with plague most iust. A New World promised adventures to the adventurous, untold wealth to the enterprising. The Italian nobles treated life in this experimental way and the novels of Bandello and others give us the results of their experiments. Much of its piquancy comes from the thought of the association of one whose life was on the whole quite blameless with anecdotes of a most blameworthy style.