A History of France, from the Conquest of Gaul by Julius Cæsar Continued to the Year 1878

J. Murray, 1888 - 547 Seiten

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Seite 236 - I'll have her, but I will not keep her long. What ! I, that kill'd her husband and his father, To take her in her heart's...
Seite 433 - Instantly he was cut down. A band of cruel ruffians and assassins, reeking with his blood, rushed into the chamber of the Queen, and pierced with a hundred strokes of bayonets and poniards the bed from whence this persecuted woman had but just time to fly almost naked, and, through ways unknown to the murderers, had escaped to seek refuge at the feet of a king and husband not secure of his own life for a moment.
Seite 436 - Coblentz a most violent manifesto, in which he declared himself authorised by the sovereigns of those countries to support the royal authority in France, and even resolved to inflict " on those who shall deserve it the most exemplary and ever-memorable avenging punishments, by giving up the city of Paris to military execution, and exposing it to total destruction ; and that the rebels who shall be guilty of illegal resistance shall suffer the punishments which they shall have deserved.
Seite 335 - ... and arbitrary measure here ; Else- could a law like that which I relate, Once have the sanction of our triple state, Some few, that I have known in days of old, Would run most dreadful risk of catching cold ; While you, my friend, whatever wind should blow Might traverse England safely to and fro, An honest man, close button'd to the chin, Broadcloth without, and a warm heart within.
Seite 248 - It would have been happy if, when he forgave the quarrels of the duke of Orleans, he could also have forgot his claims to the duchy of Milan. He would thus have avoided many difficulties, and been spared many mortifications. At first, indeed, no difficulties presented themselves.
Seite 509 - A small party of distinguished French emigrants were already staying on a visit in the house when Monsieur and his suite arrived ; and among those were the present King of France and his two brothers, the Due de Montpensier, and the Comte de Beaujolais.
Seite 470 - em both, and give every one his right, is good friends now. And besides that, your honour gived an order long ago not to take any money from nobody, and we never did take none. And Mr. Leneve, that steered your honour and that there king, says he won't have no hand in it, and so does Andrew Young the proper coxen, and he hopes no offence. — So we all, one and all, begs not to take it at all, so no more from your honor's dutiful servants.

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