The Life of Cardinal Wolsey: From the Original Autograph Manuscript (Google eBook)

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Print. by T. Davison, for Harding and Lepartd, 1827 - 542 pages
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Page 68 - yet so famous, So excellent in art, and yet so rising, That Christendom shall ever speak his virtue. His overthrow heap'd happiness upon him; For then, and not till then, he felt himself, And found the blessedness of being little : And, to add greater honours to his age Than man could give him, he died fearing God.
Page 234 - I beseech you for all the loves that hath been between us, and for the love of God, let me have justice and right, take of me some pity and compassion, for I am a poor woman and a stranger born out of your dominion, I have here no assured friend, and
Page 418 - Howbeit this is the just reward that I must receive for my worldly diligence and pains that I have had to do him service; only to satisfy his vain pleasure, not regarding my godly duty. "Wherefore I pray you, with all my heart, to have me most humbly commended unto his royal majesty; beseeching
Page 115 - reigned a long season, ruling all things within forasmuche as my lord cardinall latelie laied to our charges the lightnes of our tongues for things uttered out of this house, it shall not in my minde be amisse to receive him with all his pompe, with his maces, his pillers, pollaxes, his crosses, his
Page 139 - beseech you never to doubt that ever 1 shall vary from this thought as long as any breath is in my body. And as touching your grace's trouble with the sweat, I thank our Lord that them that I desired and prayed for are scaped, and that is the king and you. And as for the
Page 446 - Great princes favourites their fair leaves spread, But as the marigold at the sun's eye; And in themselves their pride lies buried, For at a frown they in their glory die.
Page 115 - gloves (quoth you) that I should not be cold in the midst of my ceremonies. And Barnes answered, I spake nothing but the truth out of the Scriptures, according to my conscience, and according to the old doctors." Fox's Acts, p. 1088. W. The following curious passage from Doctor Barnes's
Page 245 - Orleans, the French king's second son. " And upon the resolution and determination thereof, he desired respite to advertise the king his master thereof, whether our daughter Mary should be legitimate, in respect of the marriage which was sometime between the queen here, and my brother the late Prince Arthur. These words were s,o conceived within my scrupulous
Page 24 - wick Hall, very evil at ease. The next day he rode to Nottingham, and there lodged that night, more sicker, and the next day we rode to Leicester Abbey; and by the way he waxed so sick, that he was divers times likely to have fallen from his mule.
Page 267 - besides all that, what things hath he wrought within this realm to your great slander and dishonour? There is never a nobleman within this realm that if he had done but half so much as he hath done, but he were well worthy to lose his head. If my Lord of Norfolk, my seigneurs

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