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Frixr, let us break off this dispute between these two. This page was last edited on 21 Novemberat Now rest there, Miles. Nay, Master Burden, my master, ere he hath done with you, will turn you from a doctor to a dunce, and shake you so small that he will leave no more learning in you than is in Balaam’s ass. The first is for penning what was perhaps the first, and one of the most memorable, philippics against William Shakespeare: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
Come, let us in; for I will all this night Ride badon until I come to Bacon’s cell. A pox of all conjuring friars! Out with your purse, we must have fairings now.
Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. Marry, sir, here ‘s a company of turners, that, drinking in the tavern, have made a great brawl and almost killed the vintner.
Butter and cheese, and umbles of a deer, Such as poor keepers have within their lodge. The basest waiter that attends thy cups Shall be in honours greater than thyself; And for thy cates, rich Alexandria drugs, Fetch’d by carvels from Egypt’s richest streights, Found in the wealthy strand of Africa, Shall royalise the bugnay of my king.
Words from Ian McKellen
Sirrah, Ned, wouldst fain have her? And therefore, Henry, place these potentates, And bid them fall unto their frugal cates. Can Edward, then, sit bunggay a flame and freeze, Whose heat puts Helen and fair Daphne down? Think’st thou with wealth to overreach me? Edward, Prince of Wales, sits by himself, silent and depressed.
Why, how watch’d you her, my lord?
But leaving that, let’s hie to Bacon straight, To see if he will take this task in hand. What, Master Plutus, how cheer you? We are college-mates, Sworn brothers, as our fathers live as friends.
To horse, my lord; the day is passing fair, We’ll fly the partridge, or go rouse the deer. The “Friar Bacon” of the title is Roger Baconthe thirteenth-century polymath who later enjoyed a popular reputation as a magician. Stand on thy guard, I cannot scold it out. And in a glass prospective I will show What’s done this day in merry Fressingfield.
FRIAR BACON & FRIAR BUNGAY () with Ian McKellen
And could a glance of fading beauty break Th’ enchained fetters of such private friends? Nay, by the mass, she looks pale as if she were angry.
Yes, my good lord; and, if it please your lordship, I will gather up all your old pantofles, and with the cork make you a pinnace of five-hundred ton, that shall serve the turn marvellous well, my lord. Keep that to thee till time doth serve thy turn.
I’ll answer, Lambert, what I have avouch’d. No, slay the earl, and, ‘fore the morning sun Shall vaunt him thrice over the lofty east, Margaret will meet her Lacy in the heavens. In one account, Albertus Magnus formed the brazen head, only to have it broken by Thomas Aquinas. Yes, very well, my lord, for you are he– The Keeper’s daughter took you prisoner. He draws Margaret to one side. But trust me, Margaret, I am sent in charge From him that revell’d in your father’s house, And fill’d amd lodge with cheer and venison, ‘Tired in green.
But, Peggy, what he cannot with his book, We’ll twixt us both unite it up in heart. And now must Henry, if he do me right, Crown me with laurel, as they all have done.
She decides to bungayy a nunnery—but Lacy intercepts her before she takes her vows, and tells her that he was only testing her constancy. Faith, Joan, and shall. What holy father taught ffiar this, To task yourself to such a tedious life As die a maid! Farewell Not thine, nor his own, Edward Lacy.
Ah, Ned, but hadst thou watch’d her as myself, And seen the secret beauties of the maid, Their friat coyness were but foolery.