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" I must have wanton poets, pleasant wits, Musicians, that with touching of a string May draw the pliant king which way I please: Music and poetry is his delight; Therefore I'll have Italian masks by night, Sweet speeches, comedies, and pleasing shows... "
A School History of English Literature - Page 193
by Elizabeth Lee - 1896 - 206 pages
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Specimens of English Dramatic Poets: Who Lived about the Time of Shakespeare ...

Charles Lamb - English drama - 1808 - 484 pages
...CHRIS* TOPHER MARLOWE. Gaveston shews what pleasures those are which the King chiefly delights in. Gav. I must have wanton poets, pleasant wits, Musicians,...the pliant King which way I please. Music and poetry are his deKght ; Therefore I'll have Italian masks by night, Sweet speeches, comedies, and pleasing...
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The Ancient British Drama ...

Sir Walter Scott - English drama - 1810
...myself. Omnes. We will wait here about the court. [Exeunt. Gav. Do : — these arc not men for me ; I must have wanton poets, pleasant wits, Musicians,...string May draw the pliant king which way I please : ": Mustek and poetry are his delight; , Therefore I'll have Italian masks by night, Sweet speeches,...
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The Ancient British Drama ...

Walter Scott - English drama - 1810 - 614 pages
...[Exeunt. GOT. Do: — these are not men for me-; I must have wanton poets, pleasant wits, Musiciaus, that with touching of a string May draw the pliant king which way I please : II Musick and poetry are his delight ; Therefore I'll have Italian masks by night, Sweet speeches,...
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The Ancient British Drama ...

Sir Walter Scott - English drama - 1810
...myself. Omnes. We will wait here about the court. [Exeunt. Guv. Do: — these arc not men for me ; I must have wanton poets, pleasant wits, Musicians, that with touching of a string jMuv draw the pliant king which way I please : " Musirk and poetry are his delight; Therefore I'll...
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The Works of Richard Hurd, Lord Bishop of Worcester: Moral and political ...

Richard Hurd - Theology, Doctrinal - 1811
...monarch. His words are these; " Music and poetry are his delight. Therefore I'll have Italian masques by night, Sweet speeches, comedies, and pleasing shows; And in the day, when he shall walk abroad, Like SYLVAN NYMPHS, my pages shall be clad : My men, Kke SATYRS, grazing on the lawns,...
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Specimens of English Dramatic Poets, who Lived about the Time of Shakspeare ...

Charles Lamb - English drama - 1813 - 484 pages
...MARLOWE. ^^^^^^ ii Gaveston shews what pleasures those are which the King chiefly delights in. Gav. I must have wanton poets, pleasant wits, Musicians,...the pliant King which way I please. Music and poetry are his delight ; Therefore I'll have Italian masks by night, Sweet speeches, comedies, and pleasing...
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Specimens of English Dramatic Poets, who Lived about the Time of Shakspeare ...

Charles Lamb - English drama - 1813 - 484 pages
...Musicians, that with touching of a string May draw the pliant King which way I please. Music and poetry are his delight ; Therefore I'll have Italian masks by...and pleasing shows ; And in the day, when he shall walk abroad, Like Sylvan nymphs my pages shall be clad ; My men, like satyrs grazing on the lawns,...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 2

England - 1818
...of the times. It also shows the accomplishments of the Alan who was to be the ruin of his King. •' I must have wanton poets, pleasant wits. Musicians,...the pliant King which way I please. Music and poetry are his delight ; Therefore I'll have Italian plays by night, Sweet speeches, comedies, and pleasing...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 2

1818
...entertainments of the times. It also shows the accomplishments of the Man who was to be the ruin of his King. " I must have wanton poets, pleasant wits, Musicians,...the pliant King which way I please. Music and poetry are Ins delight ; Therefore I'll have Italian plays by night, Sweet speeches, comedies, and pleasing...
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The Progresses and Public Processions of Queen Elizabeth: Among ..., Volume 1

John Nichols - England - 1823 - 602 pages
...Monarch. His words are these : " Music and poetry are his delight. Therefore I'll have Italian masques by night, Sweet speeches, comedies, and pleasing shows ; And in the day, when he shall walk abroad, Like Sylvan Nymphs my pages shall be clad : My men, like Satyrs, gazing on the lawns,...
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