Shakespeare's History of King Henry the Eighth (Google eBook)

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Harper & brothers, 1883 - 217 pages
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Page 117 - to rise in ; A sure and safe one, though thy master miss'd it. Mark but my fall, and that that ruin'd me. Cromwell, I charge thee, fling away ambition : By that sin fell the angels; how can man, then, The image of his Maker, hope to win by 't
Page 117 - my robe, 450 And my integrity to heaven, is all I dare now call mine own. O Cromwell, Cromwell! Had I but serv'd my God with half the zeal I serv'd my king, he would not in mine age Have left me naked to mine enemies./ Cromwell. Good sir, have patience'. Wolsey. So I have. Farewell
Page 96 - Song. Orpheus with his lute made trees, And the mountain-tops that freeze, Bow themselves when he did sing: To his music, plants and flowers Ever sprung, as sun and showers There had made a lasting Spring. Every thing that heard him play, Even the billows of the sea,
Page 115 - somewhat sudden ; When he has run his course, and sleeps in blessings, May have a tomb of orphans' tears wept on 'em ! What more ? Cromwell. That Cranmer is return'd with welcome, Install'd lord archbishop of Canterbury. Wolsey. That's news indeed ! Cromwell. Last, that the Lady Anne, Whom the king hath in secrecy long married,
Page 58 - The chronicles of my doing, let me say 'T is but the fate of place and the rough brake That virtue must go through. We must not stint Our necessary actions, in the fear To cope malicious censurers; which ever, As ravenous fishes, do a vessel follow That is new trimm'd, but benefit no further
Page 116 - I am a poor fallen man, unworthy now To be thy lord and master. Seek the king • That sun, I pray, may never set! I have told him What and how true thou art; he will advance thee. Some little memory of me will stir him— ] know his noble
Page 101 - from the king's acquaintance, by this carriage. The hearts of princes kiss obedience, So much they love it; but to stubborn spirits They swell, and grow as terrible as storms. I know you have a gentle, noble temper, A soul as even as a calm ; pray think us Those we profess—peace-makers, friends, and servants. Campeius.
Page 179 - And there they hull, expecting but the aid Of Buckingham to welcome them ashore." Cf. Milton, PL xi. 840: " He look'd, and saw the ark hull on the flood." 196. Ami yet not well. That is, and not yet well. See M. ofV. p. 146 (note on Yet have I not), or Gr. 76. 198.
Page 79 - The king's eyes, that so long have slept upon This bold bad man. Suffolk. And free us from his slavery. Norfolk. We had need pray, And heartily, for our deliverance, Or this imperious man will work us all From princes into pages. All men's honours Lie like one lump before him, to be fashion'd Into what
Page 74 - s stand close, and behold him. Buckingham. All good people, You that thus far have come to pity me, Hear what I say, and then go home and lose me. I have this day receiv'da traitor's judgment, And by that name must die; yet, heaven bear witness, And if I have a conscience, let it sink me,

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