For if you need some kings, queens and dragons this week, from The Norton Anthology of Literature, Fourth Edition.
from The Faerie Queene / by Edmund Spenser
Under a vele, that wimpled was full low,
And over all a blacke stole she did throw,
As one that inly mournd: so was she sad,
And heavie sat upon her palfrey slow:
Seemed in heart some hidden care she had