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" Upon this occasion she entered into a pretty disputable comparison between carving, painting, and working with the needle, affirming painting in her own opinion for the most commendable quality. I answered her grace, I could skill of neither of them,... "
Letters of Mary, Queen of Scots: And Documents Connected with Her Personal ... - Page 308
by Mary (Queen of Scots) - 1842
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Queen Elizabeth and Her Times: A Series of Original Letters ..., Volume 1

Thomas Wright - Great Britain - 1838
...made the worke seme lesse tedious, and continued so long at it till very payn did make her to give over ; and with that layd her hand upon her left syde...presence chamber I imagined, which was, that her servant Betbun had given her some privye note of me ; for as sone as he espied me, he forsake our acquayntance...
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Queen Elizabeth and Her Times: A Series of Original Letters ..., Volume 1

Thomas Wright - Great Britain - 1838
...working with the needil, affirming painting in her owne opinion for the most commendable qualitie. 1 answered her Grace, I could skill of neither of them,...her presence chamber I imagined, which was, that her servantBethun had given her some privye note of me ; for as sone as he espied me, he forsake our acquayntance...
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Queen Elizabeth and Her Times: A Series of Original Letters ..., Volume 1

Thomas Wright - Great Britain - 1838
...syde and complayned of an old grief newely increased there. Upon this occasion sheentered into a prrty disputable comparison betwene karving, painting, and...could skill of neither of them, but that I have read Piclnrtt to be reritax falsa-. With this she closed up her talke, and bidding me farewell, retyred...
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Letters of Mary, Queen of Scots: Now First Published from the ..., Volume 2

Mary (Queen of Scots) - 1845
...and working with the needle, affirming painting in her own opinion for the most commendable quality. I answered her grace, I could skill of neither of...Pictura to be veritas falsa. With this she closed up her talk, and bidding me farewell, retired into her privy chamber. " She said nothing directly of yourself...
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Lives of the Queens of Scotland and English Princesses Connected ..., Volume 6

Agnes Strickland, Elisabeth Strickland - Princes - 1856
...working with the needle, affirming, ' painting, in her own opinion, to be the most commendable quality/ I answered her Grace, ' I could skill of neither of...but that I have read Pictura to be veritas falsa. 1 With this she closed up her talk, and, bidding me farewell, retired to her privy chamber." Sketched...
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Lives of the Queens of Scotland and English Princesses, Connected ..., Volume 6

Agnes Strickland, Elisabeth Strickland - Princesses - 1856
...working with the needle, affirming, ' painting, in her own opinion, to be the most commendable quality/ I answered her Grace, ' I could skill of neither of them, but that I have read Piclura to be veritas falsa.'' With this she closed up her talk, and, bidding me farewell, retired...
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Lives of the Queens of Scotland and English Princesses Connected ..., Volume 6

Agnes Strickland - England - 1857
...working with the needle, affirming 'painting, in her own opinion, to be the most commendable quality.' I answered her Grace, ' I could skill of neither of...to be veritas falsa.' With this she closed up her talk, and, bidding me farewell, retired to her privy chamber." Sketched by an avowedly unfriendly pen...
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Pen and pencil

Mary Balmanno - Bookbinding - 1858 - 299 pages
...and workingwith the needle, affirming painting, in her own opinion, for the most commendable quality. I answered her Grace I could skill of neither of them,...Pictura to be veritas falsa. With this she closed up her talk, and bidding me farewell, retired into her privy chamber. She said nothing directly of yourself...
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The Century of Queens: With Sketches of Some Princes of Literature and Art

Great Britain - 1873 - 251 pages
...and workingwith the needle,affirming painting, in her own opinion,for the most commendable quality. I answered her Grace I could skill of neither of them,...Pictura to be veritas falsa. With this she closed up her talk, and bidding me farewell, retired into her privy chamber. She said nothing directly of yourself...
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The Reliquary, Volume 25

Archaeology - 1884
...working with the needle, affirming painting, in her own opinion, for the most commendable quality. I answered her grace, I could skill of neither of them, but that I have redd Pictura to be veritas falsa. With this she closed up her talk, and bidding me farewell, retired...
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