I had a good dinner for them, as a venison pasty and some fowl, and after dinner we did play, he on the theorbo.
She was aught drawing, singing, and to play on the theorbo; had learning, and wrote very agreeable verses.
The chitarrone was formerly called Roman theorbo, because it was principally used at Rome.
At noon played on my theorbo, and much pleased therewith; it is now altered with a new neck.
He recognised the player of the theorbo, who, partly relieved of his weight, raised her breast.
On a table with curved legs placed in the embrasure of the window lay a lute, a theorbo, and some pieces of unfinished tapestry.
The girl with the theorbo looked fixedly at him from underneath the long lashes of her eye.
He is a blind man squalling out a ditty, and thrumming on a puppy in his lap instead of a theorbo.
And every night the player of the theorbo left the wall, approached him, and spoke in a clear voice mingled with soft breathing.
The largest member of the ancient lute family—the bass lute or theorbo—has been identified with the barbiton.