Lives of the Queens of England, from the Norman Conquest: With Anecdotes of Their Courts, Now First Published from Official Records and Other Authentic Documents, Private as Well as Public, Том 9

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Сторінка 383 - And are ye sure the news is true? And are ye sure he's weel? Is this a time to think o
Сторінка 383 - Defend me from my friends, and I will take care of my enemies," was never more completely exemplified than in the case of king James.
Сторінка 384 - Remember, O Lord, what is come upon us: consider and behold our reproach. Our inheritance is turned to strangers, our houses to aliens.
Сторінка 186 - Face. With such a Peerless Majesty she stands, As in that Day she took the Crown from Sacred hands: Before a Train of Heroines...
Сторінка 412 - England, too, had expressly recommended us, by milord Perth, to take every possible precaution to prevent the queen, his mother, from having the slightest idea of the time of its arrival ; but the sympathy of the queen defeated all our precautions. The late king had good reason to say to his august spouse { that she was flesh of his flesh, and bone of his bone ;' for when death had rendered his body insensible of the wound, the queen had felt all the pain in her own living frame ; and this was the...
Сторінка 335 - He asked who they were? and was surprised to find they were the same men, with whom, in garbs better suited to their ranks, he had the day before conversed at his levee. Struck with the levity of his own amusement, contrasted with the misery of those who were suffering for him, he returned pensive to the palace.
Сторінка 186 - Our phoenix queen was portrayed too so bright, Beauty alone could beauty take so right : Her dress, her shape, her matchless grace, Were all observed, as well as heavenly face. With such a peerless majesty she stands, As in that day she took the crown from sacred hands ; Before a train of heroines was seen, In beauty foremost, .as in rank the queen.
Сторінка 218 - Assures our birthrights, and assumes his own. Born in broad day-light, that the ungrateful rout May find no room for a remaining doubt ;t Truth, which itself is light, does darkness shun, And the true eaglet safely dares the sun.
Сторінка 314 - I'll not wear a garland while Pan is away.' ' While Pan and fair Syrinx are fled from our shore, The Graces are...
Сторінка 236 - The King's Birthday. No guns from the Tower as usual. The sun eclipsed at its rising. This day signal for the victory of William the Conqueror against Harold, near Battel, in Sussex. The wind, which had been hitherto west, was east all this day. Wonderful expectation of the Dutch fleet. Public prayers ordered to be read in the churches against invasion.

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