History of England from the Fall of Wolsey to the Death of Elizabeth, Volume 8

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John W. Parker and Son, 1863 - Great Britain

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Page 57 - ... as the very carcasses they spared not to scrape out of their graves ; and if they found a plot of watercresses or shamrocks, there they flocked as to a feast for the time, yet not able long to continue there withal; that in short space there were none almost left, and a most populous and plentiful country suddenly left void of man and beast...
Page 371 - My heart is disquieted within me, and the fear of death is fallen upon me. 5 Fearfulness and trembling are come upon me, and an horrible dread hath overwhelmed me. 6 And I said, O that I had wings like a dove! for then would I flee away, and be at rest.
Page 350 - ... he should be put off, by one way or other ; and whosoever should take the deed in hand, or do it, they should defend and fortify it as themselves ; for it should be, by every one of their own, reckoned and holden done by themselves...
Page 248 - ... hath assured knowledge of such usage of herself, as altogether is intolerable to be borne, which, if it were not overwell known, we would both be very loath to think that it could be true. To take away this occasion of slander, he is himself determined to be at the apprehension and execution of him, whom he is able manifestly to charge with the crime, and to have done him the most dishonour that can be to any man, much more being as he is.
Page 239 - I know that there are practices in hand, contrived between the father and son, to come by the crown against her will. I know that if that take effect which is intended, David, with the consent of the King, shall have his throat cut within these ten days.
Page 56 - Out of every corner of the woods and glens they came creeping forth upon their hands, for their legs could not bear them ; they looked like anatomies of death, they spake like ghosts crying out of their graves...
Page 348 - Madam, soucy* ye not we are here of the principal of your Grace's nobility and council, that shall not find the mean well to make your Majesty 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, and will behold our doings, and say nothing thereto.
Page 121 - This also I see in the Queen's Majesty, a sufficient contentation to be moved to marry abroad ; and if it may so please Almighty God to lead by the hand some meet person to come and lay hands on her to her contentation, I could then wish myself more health to endure my years somewhat longer, to enjoy such a world here as I trust will follow ; otherwise I assure you as now things hang in desperation I have no comfort to live.
Page 461 - ... him to a village where he would find a hundred unprotected women and children, and they betrayed him into ambuscade, when his men, who were scattered in search of plunder, were set upon by two hundred negroes. Seven were killed and seven-andtwenty wounded, and in return for their loss they carried off but ten slaves.
Page 371 - Neither was it mine adversary that did magnify himself against me; for then peradventure I would have hid myself from him : 14 But it was even thou, my companion, my guide, and mine own familiar friend.

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