A General and Heraldic Dictionary of the Peerage and Baronetage of the British Empire, Band 2

H. Colburn and R. Bentley, 1832

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Seite 232 - Jockey of Norfolk, be not too bold, For Dickon thy master is bought and sold.
Seite 275 - A soul supreme, in each hard instance tried, Above all pain, all passion, and all pride, The rage of power, the blast of public breath The lust of lucre, and the dread of death.
Seite 186 - Let them bestow on every airth a limb, Then, open all my veins, that I may swim To thee, my Maker! in that crimson lake; Then place my parboiled head upon a stake— Scatter my ashes—strew them in the air: Lord! since thou know'st where all these atoms are, I'm hopeful thou'lt recover once my dust, And confident thou'lt raise me with the just.
Seite 395 - I wish I waited now in her presence-chamber, with ease at my food and rest in my bed. I am pushed from the shore of comfort, and know not where the winds and waves of a Court will bear me; I know it bringeth little comfort on earth ; and he is, I reckon, no wise man that looketh this way to heaven.
Seite 398 - Hungarian servant takes your name at the door ; he gives it to an Italian, who delivers it to a Frenchman ; the Frenchman to a Swiss ; and the Swiss to a Polander ; so that by the time you get to her ladyship's presence, you have changed your name five times without the expense of an act of parliament.
Seite 460 - My first Duchess was a Percy, and she never took such a liberty." His children obeyed his mandates with profound respect ; the two youngest...
Seite 472 - Macdonald's submission. An order for this barbarous execution, signed and countersigned by his majesty's own hand, being transmitted to the master of Stair, secretary for Scotland, this minister sent particular directions to Livingstone, who commanded the troops in that kingdom, to put the inhabitants of Glencoe to the sword, charging him to take no prisoners, that the scene might be more terrible.
Seite 290 - UNDERNEATH this sable hearse Lies the subject of all verse, SIDNEY'S sister, PEMBROKE'S mother ; Death ! ere thou hast slain another, Learn'd and fair, and good as she, Time shall throw a dart at thee.
Seite 143 - Wilts.] quarterly : first and fourth, quarterly, ar. and gu.; in the second and third quarters, a fret or, over all, on a bend sa. three escallops of the first, for Spencer; second and third, sa.
Seite 34 - Ireland : the reason of my appearing covered in your majesty's presence is to assert the ancient privilege of my family, granted to Sir John de Courcy, Earl of Ulster, and his heirs, by John, King of England, for him and his successors for ever.

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