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_Cleora, Mustacha,_ maids of honour in love with Noodle and Doodle.--_Courtiers, Guards, Rebels, Drums, Trumpets, Thunder and Lightning_.
SCENE, the court of king Arthur, and a plain thereabouts.
SCENE I.--_The Palace_. DOODLE, NOODLE.
_Doodle_. Sure such a day as this was never seen! The sun himself, on this auspicious day, Shines like a beau in a new birth-day suit: This down the seams embroidered, that the beams.All nature wears one universal grin.
[Footnote 1: Corneille recommends some very remarkable day wherein to fix the action of a tragedy. This the best of our tragical writers have understood to mean a day remarkable for the serenity of the sky, or what we generally call a fine summer's day; so that, according to this their exposition, the same months are proper for tragedy which are proper for pastoral. Most of our celebrated English tragedies, as Cato, Mariamne, Tamerlane, &c., begin with their observations on... Fielding, Henry
Excerpt from The Works of Henry Fielding Edited by George Saintsbury in 12 Volumes $p Volume 12 · This quote is about nature · Search on Google Books to find all references and sources for this quotation.
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