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" May it please your majesty, I have neither eyes to see, nor tongue to speak in this place, but as the House is pleased to direct me... "
A Student's History of England: From the Earliest Times to the Death of King ... - Page 538
by Samuel Rawson Gardiner - 1910 - 1051 pages
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The popular educator

Popular educator - 1767
...Speaker Lenthal, requiring to be told ; but Lenthal, kneeling, humbly desired to be excused, saying : " I have neither eyes to see nor tongue to speak in this place but as the House is pleased to direct me, whose servant I am here ; and I humbly beg your Majesty's pardon...
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Characters of Eminent Men in the Reigns of Charles I and II: Including the ...

Edward Hyde Earl of Clarendon - Great Britain - 1793 - 201 pages
...any of them were in the house ? the speaker falling on his knee, prudently replied : " I have, sir, neither " eyes to see, nor tongue to speak in this place, but as the " house i1 pleased to direct me, whose servant I am : and " I humbly ask pardon, that I cannot...
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The beauties of England and Wales: or, Delineations ..., Volume 7, Part 1

John Britton, Edward Wedlake Brayley, James Norris Brewer, Frederic Shoberl, Joseph Nightingale, John Hodgson, Francis Charles Laird, John Bigland, John Evans, Thomas Rees - Architecture - 1808
...much prudence falling on his knee, answered the King to this purpose: ' May it please your Majesty, I have neither eyes to see, nor tongue to speak, in this place, but as the House is pleased to direct me, whose servant I am here; and humbly beg your Majestie's pardon that...
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Cobbett's State Trials

Thomas Bayly Howell, Thomas Jones Howell, William Cobbett, David Jardine - Trials (Treason) - 1809
...the Speaker, falling on Ins knee, thu» answered : ' May it please your majesty ; I have nei' ther eyes to see nor tongue to speak in this ' place, but as the house is pleased to direct ' me, whose servant I am here; and humbly ' beg your majesty's pardon,...
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London and Middlesex: or, An historical, commercial, & descriptive ..., Volume 1

Edward Wedlake Brayley, James Norris Brewer, Joseph Nightingale - London (England) - 1810
...Speaker, with admirable presence of mind, falling on his knee, answered, " May it please your Majesty, I have neither eyes to see, nor tongue to speak in this place, but as tbe House is pleased of their opponents, originated in these Tumults. It was then the custom of the...
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The history of England, from the invasion of Julius Cæsar to the revolution ...

David Hume - 1812
...these persons were in the house? The speaker, falling on his knee, prudently replied : " I have, Sir, neither eyes to see, nor '* tongue to speak, in this place, but as the house is " pleased to direct me, whose servant I am. And «* I humbly ask pardon, that I cannot...
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An historical and critical account of the lives and writings of ..., Volume 2

William Harris - 1814
...?' To which the speaker, falling oa his knee, thus answered : .. . ' May it please your majesty, * I have neither eyes to see, nor tongue to speak in this place, but as the house is pleased to direct me, whose servant I am here; and humbly beg yourraato demand them of...
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A Complete Collection of State Trials and Proceedings for High ..., Volume 4

Trials - 1816
...the Speaker, falling on his knee, thai answered : ' May it. please your majesty ; I have nei' ther eyes to see nor tongue to speak in this ' place, but as the house is pleased to direct ' me, nhose servant I am here; and humbly ' beg your majesty's pardon,...
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A history of the British Empire: from the accession of Charles I ..., Volume 3

George Brodie - Great Britain - 1822
...admirable presence of mind on such an unprecedented and critical occasion, " May it please your Majesty, I have neither eyes to see, nor tongue to speak, in this place, but as the house, whose servant 1 am, is pleased to direct me ; and I humbly beg your Majesty's pardon, that...
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An Account of All the Pictures Exhibited in the Rooms of the British ...

Painting - 1824 - 320 pages
...Hampden, and William Strode. The speaker falling on his knees, replied, •' May it please your Majesty, I have neither eyes to see, nor tongue to speak, in this place, but as the House is pleased to direct me, whose servant I am." This picture is composed from the most authentic...
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