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" 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. "
A History of England,: From the First Invasion by the Romans to the End of ... - Seite 271
von Mrs. Markham - 1829
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope

Alexander Pope - 1890 - 550 Seiten
...poem well known now of Rochester Is his mock epitaph written on the door of Charles II. 's bedroom—, Here lies our sovereign lord the king. Whose word no man relies on ; Who never says a foolish thing, Nor ever does a wise one. Charles (not inferior In wit) declared the epitaph...
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Elegant extracts in poetry, Band 2

Elegant extracts - 1816
...care. A difTrent cause, says Parson Sly, 883 Written on the Bed-cliamler Door of Charles II ROCHESTER. 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. To Phyllis. THAT little patch upon your...
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The Book of Days: A Miscellany of Popular Antiquities in Connection ..., Band 2

Robert Chambers - 1832
...himself. On another occasion, he scribbled on Charles's bedroom door the well-known mock epitaph : ' Here lies our sovereign lord the king, Whose word no man relies on ; Who never says a foolish thing, Nor ever docs a wise one." He joined Charles in many of his wild pranks in the...
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English History: Adapted to the Use of Schools and Young Persons ...

Eliza Robbins - 1834 - 387 Seiten
...early to encourage and reward the workmen, and showed great presence of mind and activity. Charles possessed talents, but made no good use of them. There...wits of his court : — Here lies our sovereign lord tha king, Whose word no man relies on ; Who never said a foolish thing, And never did a wise one. This...
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Southern Literary Messenger, Band 3

1837
...may credit the epitaph which Rochester wrote for him, when he had fallen dead-drunk under the table: Here lies our sovereign lord, the King, Whose word no man relies on ¡ Who never says a foolish thing, Nor ever does a wise one. Pope condescended to write an inscription for a dog's...
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Lives of the Queens of England, from the Norman Conquest, Band 8

Agnes Strickland - 1848
...day took the liberty of writing the following impromptu epigram on his majesty's chamber door: — " Here lies our sovereign lord the king, Whose word no man relies on; Who never eaid a foolish thing, And never did a wise one." " It is very true," replied Charles, after he had...
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Footsteps of our forefathers

James Goodeve Miall - 1851
...Part of Eochester's epigram was equally applicable to the father, the son, and the grandson: — " Here lies our sovereign lord the king, Whose word no man relies on." equally evident that the king was intending to bring in a foreign force for the subjugation of his...
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Peveril of the Peak

Walter Scott - 1853
...composed at the Kings request, who nevertheless resented its poignancy. The liues are well known : — " Here lies our sovereign lord the King, Whose word no man relies on; Who never said a foolish thin?, And never did a wise one. 4. Page 41. The Duchess of Portsmouth. Charles II. 's favorite mistress...
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Waverley Novels ...: Peveril of the peak

Walter Scott - 1853
...composed ut the King's request, who nevertheless resented It* poignancy. The lines are well known : — " Here lies our sovereign lord the King, Whose word no man relies ou ; Who never s:<i<] a foolish thing, And never did a wise one." •f The Duchess of Portsmouth. Charles...
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The Waverley Novels: The fortunes of Nigel. Peveril of the Peak

Walter Scott - 1855
...II. It > the Kins'-1* request, who nevertheless resented its puicuuiicy. The hues are well known :— "Here lies our sovereign lord the King, Whose, word no man relies on, VVhn never sind a foolish thine, And never did a wise oue." t The Dnchess of Portsmouth, Charles II....
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