Camillo) to visit
the like occasion whereon my seruices are now
on‑foot, you shall see (as I haue said) great dif
ference betwixt our
Bohemia, and your
I thinke, this comming Summer, the King of
Sicilia meanes to pay
the Visitation, which hee
iustly owes him.
Wherein our Entertainment shall shame vs: we
will be iustified in our Loues: for indeed———
Verely I speake it in the freedome of my know
ledge: we cannot with such magnificence——— in so rare——
I know not what to say——— Wee will giue you sleepie
Drinkes, that your Sences (vn‑intelligent of our insuffi
cience) may, though they cannot prayse vs, as little ac
You pay a great deale to deare, for what’s giuen
'Beleeue me, I speake as my vnderstanding in
structs me, and as mine honestie puts it to vtterance.
Sicilia cannot shew himselfe ouer‑kind to
: They were trayn’d together in
and there rooted betwixt them then such an affection,
which cannot chuse but braunch now. Since their more
mature Dignities, and Royall Necessities, made seperati
on of their Societie, their Encounters (though not Perso
nall) hath been Royally attornyed with enter‑change of
Gifts, Letters, louing Embassies, that they haue seem’d to
be together, though absent: shooke hands, as ouer a Vast;
and embrac’d as it were from the ends of opposed Winds.
The Heauens continue their Loues.
I thinke there is not in the World, either Malice
or Matter, to alter it. You haue an vnspeakable comfort
of your young Prince
Mamillius: it is a Gentleman of the
greatest Promise, that euer came into my Note.
I very well agree with you, in the hopes of him:
it is a gallant Child; one, that (indeed) Physicks the Sub
iect, makes old hearts fresh: they that went on Crutches
ere he was borne, desire yet their life, to see him a Man.
Would they else be content to die?
Yes; if there were no other excuse, why they should
desire to liue.
If the King had no Sonne, they would desire to
liue on Crutches till he had one.
Nine Changes of the Watry‑Starre hath been