Lives of the Queens of England: From the Norman Conquest, Band 2

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Seite 618 - Forget not yet when first began The weary life ye know, since whan The suit, the service none tell can ; Forget not yet ! Forget not yet the great assays, The cruel wrong, the scornful ways, The painful patience in delays, Forget not yet ! Forget not ! oh ! forget not this, How long ago hath been, and is The mind that never meant amiss. Forget not yet...
Seite 543 - But I forgive you all, and pray God to do so likewise. For the rest I commend unto you Mary our daughter, beseeching you to be a good father to her, as I have heretofore desired.
Seite 412 - Jockey of Norfolk, be not too bold, For Dickon thy master is bought and sold.
Seite 283 - Kingdoms are but cares ; State is devoid of stay ; Riches are ready snares, And hasten to decay. 'Pleasure is a privy [game,] Which vice doth still provoke ; Pomp unprompt ; and fame a flame ; Power a smouldering smoke. ' Who meaneth to remove the rock Out of his slimy mud, Shall mire himself, and hardly scape The swelling of the flood.
Seite 80 - Richard by the grace of God king of England and of France, and lord of Ireland...
Seite 543 - My lord and dear husband, I commend me unto you. The hour of my death draweth fast on, and, my case being such, the tender love I owe you forceth me, with a few words, to put you in remembrance of the health and safe-guard of your soul, which you ought to prefer before all worldly matters, and before the care and tendering of your own body, for the which you have cast me into many miseries, and yourself into many cares. For my part I do pardon you all, yea, I do wish and devoutly pray God, that He...
Seite 680 - Farewell to joy, adieu comfort ! For wrongfully ye judge of me, Unto my fame a mortal wound ; Say what ye list, it may not be, Ye seek for that shall not be found.
Seite 354 - Farewell, my own sweet son ; God send you good keeping. Let me kiss you once yet ere you go, for God knoweth when we shall kiss together again.
Seite 521 - I take God and all the world to witness, that I have been to you a true, humble, and obedient wife, ever conformable to your will and pleasure...
Seite 566 - She was taken at that time to have a beauty, not so whitely, clear, arfd fresh, but above all we may esteem, which appeared much more excellent by her favour, passing sweet and cheerful, and was enhanced by her noble presence of shape and fashion, representing both mildness and majesty more than can be expressed.

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