Arthur Arundel: A Tale of the English Revolution, Том 1

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Сторінка 268 - ... a true account and declaration of the horrid conspiracy against the late king, his present majesty, and the present government ; a performance which he thought convenient, after the revolution, to extenuate and excuse.
Сторінка 104 - ... he gathered all his strength together to speak his last words to the Duke, and every one was attentive to them. He expressed great kindness to him, and that he now delivered all into his hands with joy, recommending to his care, over and over again, Lady Portsmouth and her son, the Duke of Richmond, and desiring him to be kind to his other children, and not let poor Nelly 1 starve ; but he said not one word of his queen, his people, or his servants, nor gave him any advice about religion or government,...
Сторінка 251 - I know each lane, and every alley green, Dingle, or bushy dell, of this wild wood, And every bosky bourn from side to side, My daily walks and ancient neighbourhood...
Сторінка 52 - And over them sad Horror, with grim Hue, Did always soar, beating his Iron Wings; And after him Owls and Night-Ravens flew, The hateful Messengers of heavy things...
Сторінка 219 - Ense petit placidam sub libertate quietem. Poor fellow ! he little knew himself. A placid and quiet liberty would have been the death of him ; and he must have considered his best friends and nearest relations as tyrants, for he was always inimical to them.
Сторінка 110 - He read the ominous hand-writing on the wall which announced that the Stuarts, unteachable even by execution and proscription, had been weighed in the balance and found wanting; and that the crown which they knew not how to wear should shortly be smitten from their heads.
Сторінка 222 - ... grandfather are side by side, and I have thought it would be romantic for the heirs to join hands and make the two places one." " I can't see anything romantic in that, Grandmother Lumsden. It's like a sum in arithmetic.
Сторінка 107 - ... the present system savours strongly of levelling and antimonarchical principles. What! shall the lowest portion of humanity be found in the image of the Deity, while its highest sometimes" appear intended to fill up the vacant space between man and the ouran-outang ? Shall a peasant not only have " the limbs, the thews, the stature, bulk, and big semblance of a man," but his spirit and his brains, while an emperor may be a puny abortion both in mind and intellect?
Сторінка 51 - ... Treason, and heart-burning Hate; But gnawing Jealousy, out of their sight Sitting alone, his bitter lips did bite; And trembling Fear still to and fro did fly, And found no place where safe he shroud him might; Lamenting Sorrow did in darkness lie; And Shame his ugly face did hide from living eye. And over them sad Horror with grim hue Did always soar, beating his iron wings; xxiii— 861 And after him owls and night-ravens flew, The hateful messengers of heavy things.
Сторінка 92 - Arthur's exertions and exposure brought on an illness, which lasted three or four weeks, but at the end of that time he...

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