雅星 Now, it came to passe, that about the beginning of May, it beingthen a very milde and serrene season, and he leading there a much moremagnificent life, then ever hee had done before, inviting divers todine with him this day, and as many to morrow, and not to leave himtill after supper: upon the sodaine, falling into remembrance of hiscruell Mistris, hee commanded all his servants to forbeare hiscompany, and suffer him to walke alone by himselfe awhile, becausehe had occasion of private meditations, wherein he would not (by anymeanes) be troubled. It was then about the ninth houre of the day, andhe walking on solitary all alone, having gone some halfe milesdistance from his Tents, entred into a Grove of Pine-trees, neverminding dinner time, or any thing else, but onely the unkind requitallof his love.
招商主管Now began the Sunne to dart foorth his golden beames, when MadamFiammetta (incited by the sweete singing Birdes, which since thebreake of day, sat merrily chanting on the trees) arose from herbed: as all the other Ladies likewise did, and the three youngGentlemen descending downe into the fields, where they walked in agentle pace on the greene grasse, untill the Sunne were risen a littlehigher. On many pleasant matters they conferred together, as theywalked in severall companies, till at the length the Queene, findingthe heate to enlarge it selfe strongly, returned backe to theCastle; where when they were all arrived, she commanded, that afterthis mornings walking, their stomackes should be refreshed withwholsom Wines, as also divers sorts of banquetting stuffe.Afterward, they all repaired into the Garden, not departing thence,the houre of dinner was come: at which time, the Master of thehoushold, having prepared every thing in decent readinesse, after asolemne song was sung, by order from the Queene, they were seated:雅星雅星招商主管招商主管When they had dined, to their own liking and contentment, they began(in continuation of their former order) to exercise divers dances, andafterward voyces to their instruments, and many pretty Madrigals andRoundelayes. Upon the finishing of these delights, the Queene gavethem leave to take their rest, when such as were so minded, went tosleep, others solaced themselves in the Garden. But after midday wasoverpast, they met (according to their wonted manner) and as theQueene had commanded, at the faire Fountaine; where she being placedin her seate royall, and casting her eye upon Pamphilus, she bad himbegin the dayes discourses, of happy successe in love, afterdisastrous and troublesome accidents; who yeelding thereto with humblereverence, thus began.雅星招商主管Many Novels (gracious Ladies) do offer themselves to my memory,wherewith to beginne so pleasant a day, as it is her Highnessedesire that this should be: among which plenty, I esteeme one aboveall the rest, because you may comprehend thereby, not onely thefortunate conclusion, wherewith we intend to begin our day; butalso, how mighty the forces of Love are, deserving to be bothadmired and reverenced. Albeit there are many, who scarsely knowingwhat they say, do condemne them with infinite grosse imputations:which I purpose to disprove, and (I hope) to your no little pleasing.
雅星招商主管THE FIFT DAY, THE FIRST NOVELL雅星Of famous, vertuous, and worthy men, it was continually her cheefestdelight to heare, and the admired actions of valiant Gerbino, reportedto her by many singular discoursers: such as could best describehim, with language answerable to his due deservings, won suchhonourable entertainment in her understanding soule, that they weremost affectionately pleasing to her, and in recapitulating (over andover againe) his manifold and heroycall perfections; meere speech madeher extreamely amorous of him, nor willingly would she lend an eare toany other discourse, but that which tended to his honour andadvancement.详情