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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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Journal of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, Volume 14

Health - 1943
...in the Battle of Agincourt. Let us quote what Ascham says concerning sports and games : "Therefore to ride comely, to run fair, at the tilt, or ring;...gun; to vault lustily, to run, to leap, to wrestle, to swim, to dance comely, to sing and to play on instruments cunningly; to hawk ; to play at tennis,...
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Elizabethan Popular Culture

Leonard R. N. Ashley - History - 1988 - 316 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;...gun; to vault lustily, to run, to leap, to wrestle, to swim; to dance comely, to sing, and to play on instruments cunningly; to hawk, to hunt; to play...
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Sport and the Making of Britain

Derek Birley - Political Science - 1993 - 358 pages
...Elizabeth's tutor Roger Ascham summarised the ideals of courtly education in splendidly decorous prose: 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 tennis...
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Judgment and Sensibility: Religion and Stratification

E. Digby (Edward Digby) Baltzell - Social Science - 1994 - 313 pages
...and tutor of Elizabeth, Roger Ascham, outlined the ideal gentlemanly education as follows: To rise comely, to run fair at the tilt or ring, to play at...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 tennis...
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Aubrey's Brief Lives

John Aubrey - Biography & Autobiography - 1999 - 408 pages
...were listed as follows by Queen Elizabeth's tutor, Roger Ascham : " to ride comely : to run fair at tilt or ring : to play at all weapons : to shoot fair...: 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...
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Curious Tales of Old North Yorkshire

Howard Peach - Folklore - 2004 - 192 pages
...courtly gentleman (like Richard of Gloucester above) was encouraged " to ride comely; to run fairly at the tilt or ring; to play at all weapons; to shoot...gun; to vault lustily; to run, to leap; to wrestle; to swim; to dance comely; to sing and play instruments cunningly; to hawk; to hunt; to play tennis...
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Child Welfare: Historical perspectives

Nick Frost - Child abuse - 2005 - 440 pages
...brought up to learning, although even he believed that this should be linked with pleasant pastimes: To ride comely, to run fair at the tilt or ring, to play at all weapons, to shoot fair in bow and straight in gun, to vault lustily; to run, to leap, to wrestle, to swim; to dress comely, to sing...
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Elizabeth's London: Everyday Life in Elizabethan London

Liza Picard - History - 2005 - 368 pages
...... to ride comely, to run fair at the 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 sing and play of instruments cunningly [skilfully] , to hawk, to hunt,...
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Elizabeth and Her Court

Kathryn Hinds - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2008 - 80 pages
...Order in Learning." He also recommended rounding out a boy's education with physical and social skills: 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 54 ;EHzabetf| anh JJCer Olnurt play of instruments cunningly;...
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Life in Shakespeare's England: A Book of Elizabethan Prose

John Dover Wilson - England - 1949 - 293 pages
...state, The glass of fashion and the mould of form, The observed of all observers. Hamlet, mi 160-3 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 tennis...
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