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  • Faire Aurora, from whose bright and chearefull lookes, the duskie darke night flyeth as an utter enemy, had already reached so high as the eight Heaven, converting it all into an Azure colour, and the pretty Flowrets beganne to spred open their Leaves: when

    The Decameron

  • Brother were returned from theyr meditations; he saith, that the charme would then be fully effected: for the child beginneth to looke chearefull and merry.

    The Decameron

  • For they were partly perswaded, that such wanton Ague fits of Love, were fit for none but youthfull apprehensions, as best agreeing with their chearefull complexion.

    The Decameron

  • Then the Queene, turning with chearefull looks toward

    The Decameron

  • Egano disguised like to his Lady, who arising from the place where he sate, went with chearefull gesture to welcome him; but Anichino

    The Decameron

  • So she opened the doore, and (going forth to him) with a chearefull countenance thus spake.

    The Decameron

  • France, and being welcomed by our said lord with a chearefull and fauourable countenance, they presented certaine letters on your behalfe vnto the kings Maiestie, with that reuerence which beseemed them: expounding vnto his highnes, sundry piracies and molestations offered of late vpon the sea, by his liege people and subiects vnto yours, contrary to the leagues of peace and amitie, which hitherto

    The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation

  • Whylest rapt with ioy resembling heauenly madnes, my soule was rauisht quite as in a traunce: and feeling thence no more her sorowes sadnesse, fed on the fulnesse of that chearefull glaunce.

    Amoretti and Epithalamion

  • So while this Muse in forraine landes doth stay, inuention weepes, and pens are cast aside, the time like night, depriud of chearefull day, and few do write, but (ah) too soone may slide.

    Amoretti and Epithalamion

  • Then night falling on the face of the earth, wee hulled in the cleare, til the chearefull light of the day had chased away the noysome darkenesse of the night: at which time we set forward towards our wished Port: by the 30. day wee obteined our expected desire, where we found the Iudith, and the Michael: which brought no smal ioy vnto the

    The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques, and Discoveries of The English Nation, Vol. XII., America, Part I.

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