A History of England,: From the First Invasion by the Romans to the End of the Reign of George the Third: with Conversations at the End of Each Chapter, Teil 141,Band 2

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John Murray, 1829
 

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Seite 106 - I know I have the body but of a weak and feeble woman; but I have the heart and stomach of a king, and of a king of England too ; and think foul scorn that Parma or Spain, or any prince of Europe should dare to invade the borders of my realm ; to which rather than any dishonour shall grow by me, I myself will take up arms, I myself will be your general, judge, and rewarder of every one of your virtues in the field.
Seite 271 - 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.
Seite 266 - The noise and cracking and thunder of the impetuous flames, the shrieking of women and children...
Seite 242 - 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.
Seite 342 - There's some say that we wan, Some say that they wan, Some say that nane wan at a', man; But one thing I'm sure, That at Sheriffmuir A battle there was, which I saw, man; And we ran, and they ran, and they ran, and we ran, And we ran and they ran awa', man.
Seite 132 - ... 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.
Seite 393 - 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!
Seite 262 - He died in the fifty-fifth year of his age, and the twenty-fifth of his reign.
Seite 132 - 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.
Seite 271 - 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.

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