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, Band 1

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Lea & Blanchard, 1842
 

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Seite 256 - Whereas you send unto me (willing me to confess a truth, and so obtain your favour) by such an one whom you know to be mine ancient professed enemy; I no sooner received this message by him than I rightly conceived your meaning ; and if, as you say, confessing a truth indeed may procure my safety, I shall with all willingness and duty perform your command.
Seite 256 - 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...
Seite 218 - 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, the scornful ways, The painful patience in...
Seite 335 - In this array he came into his chamber of presence, and calling Cromwell to him, said, " My lord, if it were not to satisfy the world and my realm, I would not do what I must do this day for any earthly 'Leti.
Seite 130 - 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 185 - ... little a while it should have grieved me. But now that I am coming towards you, methinketh my pains be half...
Seite 257 - ... lawfully proved, your grace is at liberty, both before God and man, not only to execute worthy punishment on me as an unlawful wife, but to follow your affection, already settled on that party...
Seite 254 - And if it be true, that is openly reported of the Queen's grace, if men had a right estimation of things, they should not esteem any part of your grace's honour to be touched thereby, but her honour only to be clearly disparaged.
Seite 257 - ... judgment I doubt not (whatsoever the world may think of me), mine innocence shall be openly known and sufficiently cleared.
Seite 256 - YOUR grace's displeasure, and my imprisonment, are things so strange unto me, as what to write, or what to excuse, I am altogether ignorant. Whereas you send unto me (willing me to confess a truth, and so obtain your favour) by such an one, whom you know to be mine ancient professed enemy. I no sooner received this message by him, than I rightly conceived your meaning; and if...

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