Theatrical Scenes for Children
George Routledge and Sons, 1880 - 124 էջ
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audience Author back of stage bear beard birds Black BOTTOM boy and girl Captain CELIA characters cloth Colours comes costumes crosses curtain Daughter Dick doth draw dream dressed Edited Enter eyes face fair fairy fall father floor FLUTE followed forest four front gilt edges give given Goes hand hang hath head hear holding Illustrations JESS JESSICA kiss kneeling ladies Last laugh LAUN LAUNCELOT leave letter light looking LORENZO lover marry Master moon night OBERON Orlando pause performance picture Plates play pointing pray PUCK Pyramus Queen quickly QUIN QUINCE Right rises Robin Rosalind round SCENE side sing sitting sleep slowly SNOUT SNUG speak stands story sweet tableaux tell thee Thisby thou TITANIA TOUCH turn vols wife withal woman WOOD young
Էջ 56 - The eye of man hath not heard, the ear of man hath not seen ; man's hand is not able to taste, his tongue to conceive, nor his heart to report, what my dream was.
Էջ 39 - Yet mark'd I where the bolt of Cupid fell : It fell upon a little western flower, — Before milk-white, now purple with love's wound, — And maidens call it love-in-idleness.
Էջ 69 - The moon shines bright : — in such a night as this, When the sweet wind did gently kiss the trees, And they did make no noise, — in such a night Troilus .methinks mounted the Trojan walls, And sigh'd his soul toward the Grecian tents, Where Cressid lay that night.
Էջ 19 - Ay, now am I in Arden ; the more fool I : when I was at home, I was in a better place : but travellers must be content.
Էջ 72 - Therefore, the poet Did feign that Orpheus drew trees, stones, and floods; Since nought so stockish, hard, and full of rage, But music for the time doth change his nature ; The man that hath no music in himself, Nor is not mov'd with concord of sweet sounds, Is fit for treasons, stratagems, and spoils ; The motions of his spirit are dull as night, And his affections dark as Erebus : Let no such man be trusted.
Էջ 56 - I have had a most rare vision. I have had a dream, — past the wit of man to say what dream it was : man is but an ass, if he go about to expound this dream.
Էջ 71 - Sit, Jessica. Look how the floor of heaven Is thick inlaid with patines of bright gold. There's not the smallest orb which thou behold'st But in his motion like an angel sings, Still quiring to the young-eyed cherubims : Such harmony is in immortal souls ; But whilst this muddy vesture of decay Doth grossly close it in, we cannot hear it.
Էջ 50 - Be kind and courteous to this gentleman ! Hop in his walks, and gambol in his eyes ; Feed him with apricocks, and dewberries ; With purple grapes, green figs, and mulberries ; The honey-bags steal from the humble-bees, And, for night-tapers, crop their waxen thighs, And light them at the fiery glow-worm's eyes...
Էջ 111 - And everybody praised the Duke who this great fight did win." "But what good came of it at last?" quoth little Peterkin. "Why that I cannot tell," said he, "but 'twas a famous victory.
Էջ 70 - How sweet the moonlight sleeps upon this bank* Here will we sit, and let the sounds of music Creep in our ears: soft stillness and the night Become the touches of sweet harmony. Sit, Jessica. Look how the floor of heaven Is thick inlaid with patines...