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Enter Lord Chamberlain.
Cham. Mercy o' me! what a multitude are
They grow ftill too;
from all parts they are com
Where are these porters; ye've made a fine hand, fel
There's a trim rabble let in; are all thefe
We are but men; and what fo many may do,
Cham. As I live,
If the King blame me for't, I'll lay ye all
A Marfbalfea, hall hold you play these two months.
Man. You great fellow, ftand clofe up, or I'll make your head ake.
Port. You i'th' camblet, get up o'th' rail, I'll peck you o'er the pales elfe.
Changes to the Palace.
Enter Trumpets founding; then two Aldermen, Lord Mayor, Garter, Cranmer, Duke of Norfolk with bis Marshal's staff, Duke of Suffolk, two Noblemen bearing great standing bowls for the chriftning gifts; then four Noblemen bearing a canopy, under which the Dutchess of Norfolk, god-mother, bearing the child richly habited in a mantle, &c. Train born by a lady: then follows the Marchioness of Dorfet, the other god-mother, and ladies. The troop pass once about the stage, and Garter fpeaks.
Gart. Heav'n, from thy endless goodness fend long
Flourish. Enter King and Guard.
Cran. And to your royal Grace, and the good
My noble partners and myself thus pray;
King. Thank you, good lord Arch-bishop:
King. Stand up, lord.
With this kifs take my bleffing: God protect thee,
King. My noble goffips, y'have been too pro-
I thank you heartily: fo fhall this lady,
(For Heav'n now bids me) and the words I utter,
Holy and heav'nly thoughts ftill counsel her:
"She fhall be lov'd and fear'd. Her own fhall blefs her;
"Her foes fhake, like a field of beaten corn, "And hang their heads with forrow. Good grows with her.
"In her days, ev'ry man shall eat in fafety, "Under his own vine, what he plants; and fing "The merry fongs of peace to all his neighbours. "God fhall be truly known, and thofe about her "From her shall read the perfect ways of honour, "And claim by thofe their Greatness, not by
"Nor fhall this peace fleep with her; but as when Gg 2
"The bird of wonder dies, the maiden Phoenix,
So fhall fhe leave her bleffedness to one, " (When heav'n fhall call her from this cloud of darkness)
"Who from the facred afhes of her honour "Shall ftar-like rife, as great in fame as she was, And fo ftand fix'd. Peace, Plenty, Love, Truth, Terrour,
That were the fervants to this chofen infant, "Shall then be his, and like a vine grow to him; "Where-ever the bright fun of heav'n fhall fhine, "His honour and the greatness of his name "Shall be, and make new nations. He fhall flourish, And, like a mountain cedar, reach his branches To all the plains about him: children's chil
Shall fee this, and bless heav'n.
King. Thou fpeakest wonders.
Cran. She shall be, to the happiness of England,
To th' ground, and all the world shall mourn her.
Thou ft made me now a man; never, before
And (a) your good brethren, I am much beholden:
[(a) Your. Dr. Thirlby. Vulg. you.]