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About the time when Oxford was surrendered to the parliament , he followed the
Queen to Paris , where he became secretary to the lord Jermin , afterwards earl
of St . Albans , and was employed in such correspondence as the royal cause ...
Some of his letters to Mr . Bennet , afterwards earl of Arlington , from April to
December in 1650 , are · preserved in “ Miscellanea Aulica , ” a collection of
papers published by Brown . These letters being written like those of other men
His retreat was at first but flenderly accommodated ; yet he soon obtained , by the
interest of the earl of St . Albans and the duke of Buckingham , such a leale of the
Queen ' s lands as afforded him an ample income . By the lover of virtue and of ...
... fondly and half ambitiously , upon the lady Dorothea Sidney , eldest daughter
of the earl of Leicester , whom he courted by all the poetry in which Sachariffa is
celebrated ; the name is derived from the Latin appellation of sugar , and implies
She married in 1636 the earl of Sunderland , who died at Newberry in the king ' s
cause ; and , in her old age , meeting fomewhere with Waller , asked him , when
he would again write such verses upon her ; “ When you are as young , Madam ...
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