Lives of the queens of England, from the Norman conquest. By A. [and E.] Strickland, Band 9

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Seite 383 - And are ye sure the news is true? And are ye sure he's weel? Is this a time to think o
Seite 384 - Remember, O Lord, what is come upon us: consider and behold our reproach. Our inheritance is turned to strangers, our houses to aliens.
Seite 186 - Face. With such a Peerless Majesty she stands, As in that Day she took the Crown from Sacred hands: Before a Train of Heroines was...
Seite 167 - Thou art fairer than the children of men : full of grace are thy lips, because God hath blessed thee for ever.
Seite 335 - He asked who they were? and was surprised to find they were the same men, with whom, in garbs better suited to their ranks, he had the day before conversed at his levee. Struck with the levity of his own amusement, contrasted with the misery of those who were suffering for him, he returned pensive to the palace.
Seite 383 - God! save me from my friends, and I will take care of my enemies.
Seite 186 - Our phoenix queen was portrayed too so bright, Beauty alone could beauty take so right : Her dress, her shape, her matchless grace, Were all observed, as well as heavenly face. With such a peerless majesty she stands, As in that day she took the crown from sacred hands ; Before a train of heroines was seen, In beauty foremost, .as in rank the queen.
Seite 336 - IT was a' for our rightfu' King, We left fair Scotland's strand ; It was a' for our rightfu' King We e'er saw Irish land, My dear ; We e'er saw Irish land. Now a' is done that men can do, And a...
Seite 218 - Assures our birthrights, and assumes his own. Born in broad day-light, that the ungrateful rout May find no room for a remaining doubt ;t Truth, which itself is light, does darkness shun, And the true eaglet safely dares the sun.
Seite 144 - For her the weeping heavens become serene ; For her the ground is clad in cheerful green : For her the nightingales are taught to sing, And Nature has for her delay'd the spring.

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