This knight was indeed a valiant Gent: but not a little given to romance, when he spake of himself.
1651 Diary entry, 6 Sep.
The title that has consecrated this Alter is the Marriage of Souls, and the Golden thread that tyes the hearts of all the world; I tell you, Madam, Freindshipp is beyond all relations of flesh and blood, because it is less materiall.John Evelyn
This Knight was indeede a valiant Gent: but not a little given to romance, when he spake of himselfe.John Evelyn
I saw Hamlet Pr: of Denmark played: but now the old playe began to disgust this refined age.John Evelyn
A most excellent person he is, and must be allowed a little for a little conceitedness; but he may well be so, being a man so much above others.John Evelyn
I saw Hamlet Prince of Denmark played, but now the old plays begin to disgust this refined age.John Evelyn