The History of England from the Earliest Times to the Death of George the Second

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H. Fisher, Son & Company, 1825 - 716 Seiten
 

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Seite 200 - Had I but served God as diligently as I have served the king, he would not have given me over in my gray hairs.
Seite 206 - But if you have already determined of me,* and that not only my death, but an infamous slander must bring you the...
Seite 205 - But let not your grace ever imagine, that your poor wife will ever be brought to acknowledge a fault where not so much as a thought thereof preceded.
Seite 452 - Born and educated in this country, I glory in the name of Briton ; and the peculiar happiness of my life will ever consist in promoting the welfare of a people, whose loyalty and warm affection to me I consider as the greatest and most permanent security of my throne...
Seite 308 - I have sought the Lord night and day, that He would rather slay me than put me upon the doing of this work.
Seite 206 - ... of mine enemies, withdraw your princely favour from me; neither let that stain, that unworthy stain, of a disloyal heart towards your good grace, ever cast so foul a blot on your most dutiful wife, and the infant princess your daughter.
Seite 206 - ... and conscience satisfied, the ignominy and slander of the world stopped, or my guilt openly declared. So that whatsoever God or you may determine of me, your Grace may be freed from an open censure, and mine offence being...
Seite 206 - My last and only request shall be, that myself may only bear the burden of your Grace's displeasure, and that it may not touch the innocent souls of those poor gentlemen who, as I understand, are likewise in strait imprisonment for my sake. If ever I have found favour in your sight, if ever the name of Anne Boleyn hath been pleasing in your ears, then let me obtain this request...
Seite 166 - Margaret, flying with her son into a forest, where she endeavoured to conceal herself, was beset, during the darkness of the night, by robbers, who, either ignorant or regardless of her quality, despoiled her of her rings and jewels, and treated her with the utmost indignity.
Seite 308 - For shame," said he to the Parliament, "get you gone; give place to honester men, to those who will more faithfully discharge their trust. You are no longer a Parliament : I tell you, you are no longer a Parliament. The Lord has done with you : he has chosen other instruments for carrying on his work.

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