His forehead cleared somewhat; then he confessed to me, as a profound secret, that a certain very great lord, Chaires, who bears the fan of the nomarch of Memphis, was turning attention toward Sarah. I promised then to add a young bull, a medium chain of gold, and a large bracelet.
By this kinde of measures they went about to winne Psyches by little and little, but because they were wearie with travell, they sate them downe in chaires, and after that they had washed their bodies in baines they went into a parlour, where all kinde of meats were ready prepared. Psyches commanded one to play with his harpe, it was done.
"Because this is the land of a great lord named Sesofris." "Ho! ho!" laughed Ramses. "Laugh not, for Thou wilt grow pale soon. The lord Sesofris is secretary to the lord Chaires, who carries his fan for the most worthy nomarch of Memphis. My father has seen him and fallen on his face before him." "Ho! ho! ho!" repeated Ramses, laughing continually.
Since Thou art here our lord Sesoforis has said that he must enlarge my house; Chaires gave me a jar of the best wine, and our most worthy nomarch himself has sent a trusty servant to ask if Thou art well, and if I will not become his manager." "But the Jews?" inquired Sarah. "What of the Jews! They know that I did not yield of my own will.
Take comfort therefore, Madam, and a while, Since you are not to be admitted here, Leave us to our endeavors. Wife. Heaven direct And prosper theis your charitable traviles. Or. Bring Chaires there for their Lordships. Vand. And prepare them A sylent hearing. Bois.
But especially he was carefull that the Churches and houses of religion there should be kept inuiolate, which was accordingly performed, through his appointment of guarders and keepers for those places: but the rest of the towne eyther for want of the former inhibition, or for desire of spoyle and prey, was rifled, and ransacked by the souldiers and mariners, who scarcely left any house vnsearched, out of which they tooke such things as liked them, as chestes of sweete wood, chaires, cloth, couerlets, hangings, bedding, apparell: and further ranged into the countrey, where some of them also were hurt by the inhabitants.
A cubberd cloth & cushions, 13s.; 4 setwork cushions, 12s. £1.5. 6 greene cushions, 12s; a greate chaire with needleworke, 13s. £1.5. 2 high chaires set work, 20s; 4 high stooles set worke, 26s 8d £6.6.8. 4 low chaires set worke, 6s 8d, £1.6.8. 2 low stooles set worke, 10s. 2 Turkey Carpette, £2; 6 high joyne stooles, 6s. £2.6. A pewter cistern & candlestick, 4s. A pr of great brass Andirons, 12s.
Shewing the interior of an Apartment at the end of the 14th or commencement of the 15th century. As we approach the end of the fourteenth century, we find canopies added to the "chaires" or "chayers á dorseret," which were carved in oak or chesnut, and sometimes elaborately gilded and picked out in color.
In March, 1687, Sewall wrote to London for "White Fustian Drawn enough for curtains, vallen counterpaine for a bed & half a duz chaires with four threeded green worsted to work it." In 1691 we find him writing for "Fringe for the Fustian bed & half a duz Chairs. Six yards and a half for the vallons, fifteen yards for 6 chairs two Inches deep; 12 yards half inch deep."
And here, Grimes, ty this cloath about his head: oh, for some blood! Grimes. Here, I have prickt my finger. Tim. Let you and I, Mr. Crackby, goe to buffitts for a bloody nose. Crac. No, no, you shall pardon me for that, Tim ; no, no; no boyes play. Suc. So, so; now set him in the chaires. Hart of valour! he looks like a Mapp oth world. Death, what are these? Enter Musike. Grimes.