乐平 Every one commended the Queens deliberation, concluding that itshold be accordingly prosecuted: and thereupon, the master of thehoushold was called, to give him order for that evenings Tableservice, and what else concerned the time of the Queenes Royalty,wherein he was sufficiently instructed: which being done, thecompany arose, licensing every one to doe what they listed. The Ladiesand Gentlemen walked to the Garden, and having sported themselvesthere a while; when the houre of supper came, they sate downe, andfared very daintily. Being risen from the Table, according to theQueenes command, Madam Aemilia led the dance, and the ditty following,was sung by Madam Pampinea, being answered by all the rest, as aChorus.
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台注乐平Massetto di Lamporechio, by counterfetting himselfe to be dumbe,became a Gardiner in a Monastery of Nunnes, where he had familiarconversation with them all.glg娱乐平台注册台注乐平Most worthy Ladies, there wants no store of men and women, thatare so simple, as to credit for a certainty, that so soon as a yongvirgin hath the veile put on hir head, and the black Cowle given tocover withall, she is no longer a woman, nor more sensible of feminineaffections, then as if in turning Nun, shee became converted to astone. And if (perchance) they heard some matters, contrary to theirformer perswasion; then they grow so furiously offended, as if one hadcommitted a most foule and enormous sinne, directly against the courseof Nature. And the torrent of this opinion burries them on soviolently, that they wil admit no leisure to consider, how (in sucha scope of liberty) they have power to doe what they list, yeabeyond all meanes of sufficient satisfying, never remembring howpotent the priviledge of idlenes is, especially when it is backt bysolitude. In like manner, there are other people now, who verilybeleeve, that the Spade and Pickaxe, grosse feeding and labour, doquench al sensual and fleshly concupiscence, yea, in such as tilland husband the ground, by making them dull, blockish, and (almost)meere senslesse of understanding. But I will approve (according as theQueene hath commanded me, and within the compasse of her direction) bya short and pleasant Tale; how greatly they are abused by errour, thatbuild upon so weake a foundation.台注
乐平Not farre from Alexandria, there was a great and goodlyMonasterie, belonging to the Lord of those parts, who is termed theAdmirall. And therein, under the care and trust of one woman, diversvirgins were kept as recluses, or Nuns, vowed to chastity of life; outof whose number, the Soldan of Babylon (under whom they lived insubjection) at every three yeers end, had usually three of thesevirgins sent him. At the time wherof I am now to speake, thereremained in the Monastery, no more but eight religious Sisters only,beside the Lady Abbesse, and an honest poor man, who was a Gardiner,and kept the Garden in commendable order.台注乐平THE FOURTH DAY, THE SIXTH NOVELL详情