Search Images Maps Play YouTube News Gmail Drive More »
Sign in
Books Books 1 - 10 of 85 on There are few great personages in history who have been more exposed to the calumny....  
" There are few great personages in history who have been more exposed to the calumny of enemies and the adulation of friends than Queen Elizabeth ; and yet there is scarcely any whose reputation has been more certainly determined by the unanimous consent... "
The General biographical dictionary: containing an historical and critical ... - Page 128
edited by - 1814
Full view - About this book

The History of England, from the Invasion of Julius Cæsar to the ..., Volume 5

David Hume - Great Britain - 1807
...overcast the evening of that day, an<iciia. which had shone out with a mighty lustre in the racier. eyes of all Europe. There are few great personages in history who have been more exposed fo the calumny of enemies, and the adulation of friends. than queen Elizabeth; and yet there is scarcely...
Full view - About this book

The history of England, from the invasion of Julius Cæsar to the revolution ...

David Hume - 1812
...overcast the evening of that day, and chswhich, had shone out with a mighty lustre in the ractereyes -of all Europe. There are few great personages in history who have been more exposed to the calumny of enemies, and the adulation of friends, than Queen Elizabeth ; and yet there is scarcely...
Full view - About this book

A philosophical dictionary, from the Fr. [by J.G. Gurton].

Voltaire - 1824
...summing up the character of Queen Elizabeth, a masterpiece in its way, observes, that few great persons have been more exposed to the calumnies of enemies and the adulation of friends, than that celebrated sovereign ; and yet that we scarcely hear of any one whose real pretensions are more...
Full view - About this book

The History of England: From the Invasion of Julius Caesar to the ..., Volume 6

David Hume, Tobias George Smollett, William Jones - Great Britain - 1828
...struggle or convulsion, in the seventieth year of her age, and forty-fifth of her reign. So dark a cloud overcast the evening of that day, which had shone...personages in history who have been more exposed to the calumny of enemies, and the adulation of friends, than queen Elizabeth ; and yet there is scarcely...
Full view - About this book

The English Instructor: Being a Collection of Pieces in Prose, Selected from ...

Readers - 1830 - 263 pages
...history without sorrow. BOBEBTSON. the majestic, mu/vstueusc. — 1 6 Brought on, lui causa. ELtZABETH. There are few great personages in history who have been more exposed to the calumny of enemies, and the adulation of friends, than queen Elisabeth ; and yet there'is scarce any...
Full view - About this book

The Young Lady's Reader

Louisa Caroline Tuthill - English language - 1839 - 458 pages
...struggle or convulsion, in the seventieth year of her age, and forty-fifth of her reign. So dark a cloud overcast the evening of that day, which had shone out with a mighty luster in the eyes of all Europe. There are few great personages in history, who have been more exposed...
Full view - About this book

Cyclopædia of English literature

Robert Chambers - 1844
...convulsion (March 24), in the seventieth year of her age and forty-fifth of her reign. So dark a cloud like I paced round the haunts of my childhood ; Earth seemed a desert I was bound to nf all Europe. There are few great personages in history who have been more exposed to the calumny...
Full view - About this book

Cyclopædia of English Literature: A History, Critical and ..., Volume 2

Robert Carruthers - English literature - 1844
...age and forty-fifth of her reign. So dark a cloud overcast the evening of that day which had «hone n, And I should dine at Ware, So turning to his horse, he said, I am in haste to dine his tory who have been more exposed to the calumny о enemies and the adulation of friends than Queen...
Full view - About this book

Class Book of Prose: Consisting of Selections from Distinguished English and ...

John Seely Hart - Readers - 1845 - 372 pages
...convulsion (March 24), in the seventieth year of her age, and forty-fifth of her reign. So dark a cloud overcast the evening of that day, which had shone...personages in history, who have been more exposed to the calumny of enemies, and the adulation of friends, than Queen Elizabeth ; and yet there is scarcely...
Full view - About this book

The Art of Elocution: From the Simple Articulation of the Elemental Sounds ...

George Vanderhoff - Elocution - 1846 - 383 pages
...struggle or convulsion, in the seventieth year of her age and forty-fifth of her reign. So dark a cloud overcast the evening of that day, which had shone...calumnies of enemies, and the adulation of friends, than dueen Elizabeth ; and yet there is scarcely any whose reputation has been more certainly determined...
Full view - About this book




  1. My library
  2. Help
  3. Advanced Book Search
  4. Download EPUB
  5. Download PDF