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, Bände 4-5

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Blanchard and Lea, 1852
 

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Seite 209 - Elizabeth by the Grace of God Queen of England France and Ireland Defender of the Faith &c.
Seite 99 - I have been your true wife, or more, and by me ye have had divers children, although it hath pleased God to call them out of this world, which hath been no default in me.
Seite 165 - FORGET not yet the tried intent Of such a truth as I have meant ; My great travail so gladly spent, Forget not yet ! 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...
Seite 202 - Then shalt thou know beauty but lent, And wish and want as I have done. Now cease, my lute, this is the last 'Labour, that thou and I shall waste ; And ended is that we begun : Now is this song both sung and past ; My lute, be still, for I have done.
Seite 99 - 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 180 - alas ! Meg, alas ! it pitieth me to think into what misery, poor soul, she will shortly come. These dances of hers will prove such dances, that she will spurn our heads off like foot-balls, but it will not be long ere her head will dance the like dance.
Seite 3 - 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. BY AGNES STRICKLAND. OPINIONS OF THE PRESS. " These volumes have the fascination of a romance united to the integrity of history.
Seite 193 - ... for whose sake I am now as I am, whose name I could some good while since have pointed unto : Your Grace being not ignorant of my suspicion therein...
Seite 76 - Elizabeth's chamber before she were ready, and sometimes before she did rise, and if she were up he would bid her good morrow, and ax how she did, and strike her on the back familiarly, and so go forth to his chamber, and sometimes go through to her maidens and play with them.
Seite 193 - You have chosen me from a low estate to be your queen and companion, far beyond my desert or desire. If then you found me worthy of such honour, good your grace, let not any light fancy, or bad counsel of mine enemies, withdraw your princely favour from me; neither let that stain, that unworthy stain, of a disloyal heart towards your good grace, ever cast so foul a blot on your most dutiful wife, and the infant princess your daughter.

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