The Gunpowder Plot and Lord Mounteagle's Letter: Being a Proof, with Moral Certitude, of the Authorsip of the Document: Together with Some Account of the Whole Thirteen Gunpowder Conspirators, Including Guy Fawkes

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Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Company, Limited; [etc.., 1902 - Gunpowder Plot, 1605 - 412 pages

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Page 273 - O Proserpina, For the flowers now, that frighted thou let'st fall From Dis's waggon ! daffodils, That come before the swallow dares, and take The winds of March with beauty ; violets dim, But sweeter than the lids of Juno's eyes Or Cytherea's breath ; pale primroses, That die unmarried, ere they can behold Bright Phoebus in his strength, a malady Most incident to maids ; bold oxlips and The crown imperial ; lilies of all kinds, The flower-de-luce being one...
Page 239 - I pray you, in your letters, When you shall these unlucky deeds relate, Speak of me as I am ; nothing extenuate, Nor set down aught in malice...
Page 402 - I go, and it is done : the bell invites me. Hear it not, Duncan, for it is a knell That summons thee to heaven, or to hell.
Page 39 - You shall swear by the blessed Trinity, and by the sacrament you now propose to receive, never to disclose directly or indirectly, by word or circumstance, the matter that shall be proposed to you to keep secret, nor desist from the execution thereof until the rest shall give you leave.
Page viii - But evil is wrought by want of Thought, As well as by want of Heart.
Page 20 - And Jacob served seven years for Rachel; and they seemed unto him but a few days, for the love he had to her.
Page 226 - Thou shalt come to thy grave in a full age, like as a shock of corn cometh in in his season.
Page 9 - Morley, being in his own lodgings ready to go to supper at seven of the clock at night, one of his footmen, whom he had sent of an errand over the street, was met by a man of a reasonable tall personage, who delivered him a letter, charging him to put it in my lord his master's hands ; which my lord no sooner...
Page 179 - Mr. Catesby took from his neck a cross of gold which he always used to wear about him, and blessing himself with it and kissing it, showed it unto the people, protesting there solemnly before them all, it was only for the honour of the Cross, and the exaltation of that Faith which honoured the Cross, and for the saving of their souls in the same Faith, that had moved him to undertake the business; and sith he saw it was not God's will it should succeed in that manner they intended or at that time,...
Page 147 - ... the dangere is passed as soon as yowe have burnt the letter and i hope god will give yowe the grace to mak good use of ' it to whose holy proteccion i commend yowe.

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