Lives of the Queens of Scotland and English Princesses Connected with the Regal Succession of Great Britain: Mary Stuart

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W. Blackwood and sons, 1854

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Стр. 141 - O, woman ! in our hours of ease, Uncertain, coy, and hard to please, And variable as the shade By the light quivering aspen made ; When pain and anguish wring the brow, A ministering angel thou...
Стр. 82 - It is the curse of kings, to be attended By slaves, that take their humours for a warrant To break within the bloody house of life ; And, on the winking of authority, To understand a law ; to know the meaning Of dangerous majesty, when, perchance, it frowns More upon humour, than advis'd respect.
Стр. 141 - O, woman! in our hours of ease. Uncertain, coy, and hard to please, 900 And variable as the shade By the light quivering aspen made; When pain and anguish wring the brow, A ministering angel thou!
Стр. 99 - Morton that the queen will hear no speech of that matter appointed unto him :" when I crafit that the answer might be made more sensible, secretary Ledington said, that the earl would sufficiently understand it, albeit few or none at that time understand what passed amongst them. It is known to all men, als...
Стр. 44 - I do believe the principal part of her disease to consist of a deep grief and sorrow. Nor does it seem possible to make her forget the same. Still she repeats these words,
Стр. 56 - Council, that shall find the means that your Majesty shall be quit of him without prejudice of your son ; and albeit that my Lord of Murray here present be little less scrupulous for a Protestant than your Grace is for a Papist, I am assured he will look through his fingers thereto, and will behold our doings, saying nothing to the same.
Стр. 360 - ... magnanimity. They had wreaked their murderous vengeance on her husband for breaking the unnatural league into which they had seduced him in his youth and inexperience, and they were about to charge their own crime on her. They spoke first to Throckmorton " of prosecuting justice against the Queen, of making a process to^ condemn her, to crown the Prince, and to keep her in prison all the days of her life ; and lastly, of making her condemnation public, and depriving her of her dignity and her...
Стр. 364 - How shamefully the queen, our sovereign, was led captive, and by fear, force, and (as by many conjectures may be well suspected) other extraordinary and more unlawful means, compelled...
Стр. 99 - Whittinghame, earnestly proposed the matter to me again, persuading me thereto ' because it was the Queen's mind, and she would have it done.' Unto this my answer was, I ' desired the Earl Bothwell to bring the Queen's handwrite to me of that matter for a warrant, and then I should give him an answer, otherwise I would not meddle therewith ;' the which warrant he never reported unto me...
Стр. 123 - And he said that he would never think that she who was his own proper flesh, would do him any hurt, and if any other would do it, they should buy it dear, unless they took him sleeping, albeit he suspected none, so he desired her effectuously to bear him company.

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