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" 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. "
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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WAVERLEY NOVELS

SIR WALTER SCOTT - 1855
...composed at the King's request, who nevertheless resented its poignancy. The lines are well known. : — "Here lies our sovereign lord the King, Whose word...never said a foolish thing, And never did a wise one." t The Dnchess of Portsmouth, Charles II. 's favourite mistress; very unpopular at the time of the Popish...
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Landmarks of the History of England

James White - 1855
...which succeeding ages have ratified as very correct : " Here lies our Sovereign Lord the King, \Vhose word no man relies on ; Who never said a foolish thing, And never did a wise one." But at this time, while Cromwell and puritanic enthusiasm hung like a black cloud over the sunny fields...
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A Collection of Epitaphs and Monumental Inscriptions: On the Most ...

Silvester Tissington - 1857 - 517 Seiten
...man name ; It was thy glory, but the kingdom's shame." For CHARLES II. (By the Earl of Rochester.) " Here lies our sovereign lord the King, Whose word...said a foolish thing, And never did a wise one."* In the South-east corner of Hammersmith church, near the pulpit, is a monument of black and white marble,...
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A Descriptive and Historical Gazetteer of the Counties of Fife, Kinross and ...

M. Barbieri - 1857 - 400 Seiten
...Scotland, I feel tempted to bring our favourite James VI. on the stage to play his second part — he, " who never said a foolish thing, and never did a wise one." The reception of James VI. in London was expressed with such extravagant joy, that Barclay tells us...
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Macphail's Edinburgh ecclesiastical journal and literary review, Bände 25-26

1858
...glance of his eye, the hard smile, and the careless self-possession, are inimitable revelations of that king " Whose word no man relies on, Who never said a foolish thing ; — And never did a wise one." Evelyn approaches with his gentlemanly gravity and thoughtful face, expressing himself scandalized...
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Russell's Magazine

Paul Hamilton Payne - 1858
...the epitaph written upon the King by Rochester, " Here lies onrSovereign Lord the King, Whose \vord no man relies on, Who never said a foolish thing. And never did — a wise one ! " but very few are acquainted with Charles' reply : " The matter," he observed, " was easily accounted...
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THE QUEEN OF ENGLAND AND THEIR TIMES

FRANCIS LANCELLOTT, ESQ. - 1858
...this period that a court wit wrote on the chamber door of Charles II.— " Here lies the mutton-eating King, Whose word no man relies on ; Who never said a foolish thing, Nor ever did a wise one." Lady Castlemaine's influence still continued. At a court masquerade, she,...
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Adèle: A Tale, Band 1

Julia Kavanagh - 1858 - 574 Seiten
...seemed too good-natured to injure her ? It would have been foolish, and unlike Charles the Second, — " Who never said a foolish thing, And never did a wise one." stand, she addressed her daughter, who still stood near the window with a frown on her fair brow. "...
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The North British review, Band 28

1858
...accompany the gift of understanding. Although there may be exceptional instances, like the merry monarch, " Who never said a foolish thing, And never did a wise one ;" we have no doubt that most people have got more wisdom in their heads than they have ever been able...
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Bibliothèque universelle, revue suisse et étrangère, Band 1

1858
...improvisa le quatrain suivant : Hcre lies our Sovereign Lord, the King Wtto's word no man relied upon, Who never said a foolish thing And never did a wise one. Ce qui, en français, peut se traduire ainsi : Ci gît notre seigneur le roi. En sa parole aucun n'eut...
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