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" Therefore to ride comely, to run fair at the tilt or ring ; to play at all weapons, to shoot fair in bow, or surely in gun ; to vault lustily, to run, to leap, to wrestle, to swim; to dance comely, to sing, and play on instruments cunningly ; to hawk,... "
Literary Remains of King Edward the Sixth: Preface, containing an account of ... - Page ccviii
by Edward VI (King of England) - 1857 - 634 pages
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Practical Essays on Popular Subjects: Written for the National Eisteddfodan ...

Mrs. Lewis Snow, E A. Snow - Games - 1866 - 128 pages
...' He must be able to run fair at tilt or ring ; to play at all weapons ; to shoot fair in bow, and surely in gun ; to vault lustily ; to run, to leap, to wrestle, to swim ; to dance comely ; to hawk, to hunt, to play at tennis — and all pastime generally which...
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Scenes of the Olden Time

William Henry Davenport Adams - Great Britain - 1867 - 128 pages
...portraying an ideal English gentleman, sets forth the following list of accomplishments indispensable: " to ride comely, to run fair at the tilt or ring, to...gun; to vault lustily, to run, to leap, to wrestle, to swim, to danco comely, to sing, and play of instruments cunningly; to hawk, to hunt, to play at...
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From the reign of Edward VI to the reign of Charles I

Charles Knight - Great Britain - 1874
...Let us strive to revive the spirit in all forms fitting our own age. Roger Ascham maintained that " to ride comely ; to run fair at the tilt or ring ;...weapons ; to shoot fair in bow or surely in gun ; to vaul t lustily ; to run ; to leap ; to wrestle ; to swim ; to dance comely ; to sing , •f "William...
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English Pedagogy: Education, the School, and the Teacher in English Literature

Henry Barnard - Teaching - 1876 - 482 pages
...pleasant, and playful nature, if no outrage be committed against law, measure, and good order." "Therefore, to ride comely, to run fair at the tilt or ring, to...gun, to vault lustily, to run, to leap, to wrestle, to swim, to dance comely, to sing and play on instruments cunningly, to hawk, to hunt, to play at tennis,...
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English Pedagogy: Education, the School, and the Teacher, in English Literature

Henry Barnard - Education - 1876 - 608 pages
...pleasant, and playful nature, if no outrage be committed against law, measure, and good order." "Therefore, to ride comely, to run fair at the tilt or ring, to...fair in bow, or surely in gun, to vault lustily, to ran, to leap, to wrestle, to swim, to dance comely, to sing and play on instruments cunningly, to hawk,...
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The Boke Named The Gouernour: Deuised by Sir Thomas Elyot, Knight, Volume 1

Sir Thomas Elyot - Education of princes - 1883
...Ascham, in his Schoolmaster, recommends the same course of exercises as Elyot. He says : ' Therefore, to ride comely, to run fair at the tilt or ring, to...in bow or surely in gun, to vault lustily, to run, ts leap, to wrestle, to swim, to dance comely, to sing and play on instruments cunningly, to hawk,...
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The World's Best Essays, from the Earliest Period to the Present Time, Volume 1

David Josiah Brewer - American essays - 1900
...which thus was governor and mistress, in the noble city of Athens, both of war and peace. Therefore, to ride comely; to run fair at the tilt or ring; to...gun; to vault lustily; to run, to leap, to wrestle, to swim; to dance comely; to sing, and play on instruments cunningly; to hawk, to hunt, to play at...
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English Villages

Peter Hampson Ditchfield - Great Britain - 1905 - 308 pages
...tells us what accomplishments were required from the complete English gentleman of the period : — " To ride comely, to run fair at the tilt or ring, to...gun ; to vault lustily, to run, to leap, to wrestle, to swim, to dance comely, to sing, and play of instruments cunningly ; to hawk, to hunt, to play at...
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Crowned Masterpieces of Literature that Have Advanced Civilization ..., Volume 1

David Josiah Brewer - English literature - 1902
...which thus was governor and mistress, in the noble city of Athens, both of war and peace. Therefore, to ride comely; to run fair at the tilt or ring; to...gun; to vault lustily; to run, to leap, to wrestle, to swim; to dance comely; to sing, and play on instruments cunningly; to hawk, to hunt, to play at...
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The Schoolmaster

Roger Ascham - Latin language - 1909 - 192 pages
...which thus was governor and mistress, in the noble city of Athens, both of war and peace. Therefore, to ride comely ; to run fair at the tilt or ring ;...or > surely in gun ; to vault lustily ; to run, to 1< ap, to /v^Y \ wrestle, to swini ; to dance comely ; to sing, and play / I of instruments cunningly...
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