Having undertaken for the Glory of God, and Advancement of the Christian Faith, and the Honour of our King and Country, a Voyage to plant the first colony in the Northerne Parts of Virginia; doe, by these Presents, solemnly and mutually in the Presence of God and one of another, covenant and combine ourselves together into a civill Body Politick, for our better Ordering and Preservation, and Furtherance of the Ends aforesaid; And by Virtue hereof do enact, constitute, and frame, such just and equall Laws, Ordinances, Acts, Constitutions, and Offices, from time to time, as shall be thought most meete
and convenient for the Generall Good of the Colonie; unto which we promise all due Submission and Obedience.
The first, found in part 2 (sig.Piv; scene 9, lines 0.1-2), reads: "Enter Mistris Shoare with Iockie her man, and some attendants more, and is met by Sir Robert Brakenburie." The second reads thus: "The Lord Louell and Doctor Shaw meet on the Stage" (sig.R4r; scene 13, lines 0.1-2); the third has "then enter king Lewes, and his traine, and meete with k.
The latter play also has one direction which stipulates that characters already onstage meet an oncoming figure (II.i.83.01), and one in which two characters in the midst of their dialogue are asked to "meete" (II.i.140.01), but the first of these initiates an extended dumb show and the second describes a measure of a dance (both of which are elements in a playtext that seem to have generated a syntactical decorum of their own).
There is a conventional entry to a cleared stage when the Sherriff and a Messenger "meete" in a section of Sir Thomas More in Munday's hand.
MEETES is being staged at a time when a number of developments are taking place in the education sector, said Zahoor Siddique, exhibitions director at ACE.
MEETES will focus on all these and many other aspects of education, Siddique added.