A History of England from the First Invasion by the Romans to the 14th Year of the Reign of Queen Victoria

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Page 318 - I know I have the body of a weak and feeble woman, but I have the heart and stomach of a king, and of a king of England too...
Page 417 - Here lies our Sovereign Lord the King, Whose word no man relies on ; Who never said a foolish thing, And never did a wise one.
Page 414 - The noise and cracking and thunder of the impetuous flames, the shrieking of women and children...
Page 400 - His wife and children were setting up for principality, which suited no better with any of them than scarlet on the ape ; only, to speak the truth of himself, he had much natural greatness, and well became the place he had usurped.
Page 335 - ... your attendance at this parliament. For God and man have concurred to punish the wickedness of this time. And think not slightly of this advertisement; but retire yourself into your country, where you may expect the event in safety. For though there be no appearance of any stir, yet, I say, they will receive a terrible blow this parliament, and yet they shall not see who hurts them.
Page 486 - I rejoice that the grave has not closed upon me; that I am still alive to lift up my voice against the dismemberment of this ancient and most noble monarchy!
Page 334 - MY LORD — Out of the love I bear to some of your friends, I have a care of your preservation; therefore I would advise you, as you tender your life, to devise some excuse to shift off your attendance at this Parliament; for God and man have concurred to punish the wickedness of this time.
Page 417 - Here lies our sovereign lord the king, Whose word no man relies on ; He never says a foolish thing, Nor ever does a wise one.
Page 142 - Bruce, to rule the fight, And cry — " Saint Andrew and our right !" Another sight had seen that morn, • From Fate's dark book a leaf been torn, And Flodden had been Bannockbourne...
Page 185 - Christ was the word that spake it; He took the bread and brake it ; And what the word did make it, That I believe and take it.

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