The Stratford gallery; . me half an hour or so, In a rich chair of state, opposing freely The beauty of her person to the people; ******* * * * * which when the peopleHad the full view of, such a noise aroseAs the shrouds make at sea in a stiff tempest,32 250 ANNE BULLEN. As loud, and to as many tunes : hats, cloaks,(Doublets, I think,) flew up; and had their facesBeen loose, this day they had been lost. Such joyI never saw before. ******* # * * ****** At length her grace rose, and with modest pacesCame to the altar, where she kneeld, and, saint-like,Cast her fair eyes to heaven, and prayed de

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The Stratford gallery; . me half an hour or so, In a rich chair of state, opposing freely The beauty of her person to the people; ******* * * * * which when the peopleHad the full view of, such a noise aroseAs the shrouds make at sea in a stiff tempest,32 250 ANNE BULLEN. As loud, and to as many tunes : hats, cloaks,(Doublets, I think,) flew up; and had their facesBeen loose, this day they had been lost. Such joyI never saw before. ******* # * * ****** At length her grace rose, and with modest pacesCame to the altar, where she kneeld, and, saint-like,Cast her fair eyes to heaven, and prayed de
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The Stratford gallery; . me half an hour or so, In a rich chair of state, opposing freely The beauty of her person to the people; ******* * * * * which when the peopleHad the full view of, such a noise aroseAs the shrouds make at sea in a stiff tempest,32 250 ANNE BULLEN. As loud, and to as many tunes : hats, cloaks,(Doublets, I think,) flew up; and had their facesBeen loose, this day they had been lost. Such joyI never saw before. ******* # * * ****** At length her grace rose, and with modest pacesCame to the altar, where she kneeld, and, saint-like,Cast her fair eyes to heaven, and prayed devoutly.Then rose again, and bowd her to the people ;When by the archbishop of CanterburyShe had all the royal makings of a queen:As holy oil, Edward Confessors crown,The rod, and bird of peace—and all such emblemsLaid nobly on her ; which performd, the choir,With all the choicest music of the kingdom,Together sung Te Deum. So she parted,And with the same full state pacd back againTo York-place, where the feast is held.. THE PRINCESS OF FRANCE. This royal lady, while yet a maiden, was despatched by herbed-ridden father, the King of France, on an important mission tothe court of Ferdinand, King of Navarre, to confer with thatprince concerning the surrender of Aquitaine—a fair domain thenin his possession, but to which France laid claim. As the august party approached Navarre, the princess learnedthat his majesty, with sundry of his gentlemen, had recently madea solemn vow to devote the coming three years to painful study—to mortify the flesh by fasting, to speak to no woman, and to for-bid the approach of any woman within a mile of the royal palace. So the lady halted, even where she was, and sent a messengerwithin the gates, to King Ferdinand, craving an interview on seri-ous business. But the king, already informed of her approach,had taken counsel with his fellow-devotees, and, concluding thatthis must constitute an exception to the rigor of then- abstinence,was already

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