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" I am grieved, madam, to see you thus on your knees before me ; but if all the kings and queens of Europe were in your place I could not spare that life. It is not I who takes it, it is the people and the law ; and if I should not do its will, the people... "
A Life of Benito Juarez: Constitutional President of Mexico - Page 332
by Ulick Ralph Burke - 1894 - 384 pages
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Every Saturday: A Journal of Choice Reading

Religion - 1869
...J^lcsm (the secretary) had tears in their eyes, hut he answered with a low, snd voice : ' I um (rrieved, Madam, to see you thus on your knees before me; but if all the kinus and queens in Kurope were in your place I eonld not spare tlmt life. It is not I who tuke it...
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Every Saturday: A Journal of Choice Reading

Religion - 1869
...J^lcsm (the secretary) had tears in their eyes, hut he answered with a low, snd voice : ' I um (rrieved, Madam, to see you thus on your knees before me; but if all the kinus and queens in Kurope were in your place I eonld not spare tlmt life. It is not I who tuke it...
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Ten Years of My Life

Agnes Elisabeth Winona Leclerq Joy Salm-Salm (Prinzessin zu) - Franco-Prussian War, 1870-1871 - 1877 - 385 pages
...Mr, Iglesia had tears in their eyes, but he answered me with a low sad voice, " I am grieved, madame, to see you thus on your knees before me ; but if all the kings arid queens of Europe were in your place I could not spare that life. It is not I who take it, it is...
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Maximilian and Carlotta: A Story of Imperialism

John Metcalf Taylor - Mexico - 1894 - 209 pages
...words of Juarez in his final answer to the earnest and tearful appeal of the Princess Salm-Salm : "/ am grieved, Madam, to see you thus on your knees before me ; but if all the kings and queens in Europe were in your place, I could not spare that life. It is not I who take it : it is the people...
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THE PEOPLES STANDARD HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES

EDWARD S. ELLIS, M.A. - 1897
...country with complications." Replying to the tearful appeal of the Princess Salm-Salm, Juarez said: " I am grieved, madam, to see you thus on your knees before me ; but if all the kings and queens in Europe were in your place, I could not spare that life. It is not I who take it ; it is the people...
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Diaz: Master of Mexico

James Creelman - Presidents - 1911 - 441 pages
...[the Minister of Justice], had tears in their eyes, but he answered me with a low and sad voice : ' I am grieved, madam, to see you thus on your knees...queens of Europe were in your place I could not spare his life. It is not I who take it, it is the people and the law, and if I should not do its will the...
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The Passing of the Fourteen: Life, Love and War Among the Brigands and ...

Eli Ransome Sutton - Mexico - 1916 - 313 pages
...Juarez lifted himself to an upright position and, wiping the perspiration from his face, announced, "I am grieved, Madam, to see you thus on your knees...queens of Europe were in your place, I could not spare this life." Rising with an air of resignation, the Princess said, "If it is settled if we have...
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The Prince and the Yankee: The Tale of a Country Girl Who Became a Princess

Robert N. White - Biography & Autobiography - 2003 - 202 pages
...Mr. Iglesias had tears in their eyes, but he answered me with a low sad voice: 'I am grieved, Madame, to see you thus on your knees before me, but if all...place, I could not spare that life. It is not I who takes it, it is the people and the law, and if I should not do its will, the people would take it and...
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