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" There were no speeches nor songs,' he says, ' men acting men's parts, and women the women's, with variety of representations and dances. The whole design was to show the vanity and folly of all professions and worldly things, lively represented by the... "
Memoirs of Christina, Queen of Sweden - Page 103
by Henry Woodhead - 1863
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Memoirs of the Protector, Oliver Cromwell, and of His Sons ..., Volume 2

Oliver Cromwell - Great Britain - 1821
...Queen that any of his country, men might have been present without offence, the whole design being to show the vanity and folly of all professions and worldly things. That at a wedding at court of one of the Queen's nobles, the Queen, with whom Whitelock appears to...
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A Journal of the Swedish Embassy in the Years 1653 and 1654, Volume 2

Bulstrode Whitlocke - Great Britain - 1855
...nor songs; men acting men's parts, and women the women's, with variety of representations and dances. The whole design was to show the vanity and folly...discoursed with him of the masque. He (according to his judgement) commended it and the inoff'ensiveness of it, and rare properties fitted to every representation,...
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