大时代娱大时代娱乐大时代娱A Florentine knight, named Signior Rogiero de Figiovanni, became aservant to Alphonso, King of Spaine, who (in his owne opinion)seemed but sleightly to respect and reward him. In regard whereof,by a notable experiment, the King gave him a manifest testimony,that it was not through any defect in him, but onely occasioned by theKnights ill fortune; most bountifully recompencing him afterward.
大时代娱大时代娱I doe accept it (Worthy Ladies) as no mean favour, that the Kinghath given me the first place, to speake of such an honourableArgument, as Bounty and Magnificence is, which precious Jewell, evenas the Sunne is the beauty, or ornament and bright glory of al heaven;so is bounty and magnificence the Crowne of all vertues. I shallthen recount to you a short Novell, sufficiently pleasing, in mineowne opinion, and I hope (so much I dare rely on your judgements) bothprofitable, and worthy to be remembred.大时代娱乐大时代娱大时代娱You are to know then, that among other valiant Knights, which oflong have lived in our City, one of them, and (perhappes) of asgreat merit as any, was one, named Signior Rogiero dFigiovanni. Hebeing rich, of great courage, and perceiving, that (in dueconsideration) the quality belonging to life, and the customesobserved among our Tuscanes, were not answerable to his expectation,nor agreed with the disposition of his valour; determined to leave hisnative Countrey, and belong in service (for some time) to Alfonso,King of Spaine, whose fame was generally noised in all places, forexcelling all other Princes in those times, for respect of mens welldeservings, and bountifull requitall of their paines. Being providedin honorable order, both of Horses, Armes, and a competent train, hetravelled to Spaine, where he was worthily entertained.大时代娱
大时代娱Signior Rogiero continuing there, living in honorable maner, andperforming many admirable actions of arms; in short time he madehimselfe sufficiently knowne, for a very valiant and famous man. Andhaving remained an indifferent long while, observing divers behavioursin the king: he saw, how enclined himselfe first to one man, thenanother, bestowing on one a Castle, a Towne on another, andBaronnies on divers, som-what indiscreetly, as giving away bountifulto men of no merit. And restraining all his favors from him, asseeming close fisted, and parting with nothing: he took it as adiminishing of his former reputation, and a great empayring of hisfame, wherefore he resolved on his departure thence, and made his suitto the king that he might obtaine it. The king did grant it, bestowingon him one of the very best Mules, and the goodliest that ever wasbackt, a gift most highly pleasing to Rogiero, in regarde of thelong journy he intended to ride. Which being delivcrd, the king gavecharge to one of his Gentlemen, to compasse such convenient meanes, asto ride thorow the country, and in the company of Signior Rogiero, yetin such manner, as he should not perceive, that the King had purposelysent him so to do. Respectively he should observe whatsoever he saidconcerning the king, his gesture, smiles, and other behavior,shaping his answers accordingly, and on the nexte morning to commandhis returne backe with him to the King.大时代娱大时代娱WHEREIN IS MANIFESTED, THAT THE MALICE AND SUBTILTY OF详情