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" I am come amongst you as you see at this time, not for my recreation and disport, but being resolved, in the midst and heat of the battle, to live or die amongst you all, to lay down for my God, and for my kingdom, and for my people, my honour and my... "
Letters to Mothers - Page 253
by Lydia Howard Sigourney - 1845 - 297 pages
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Women of Strength: Biographies of 106 Who Have Excelled in Traditionally ...

Louis Baldwin - Social Science - 1996 - 254 pages
...plume and stubbornly resolved, she told her anxious soldiers, "to live or die among you all, and to lay down for my God and for my kingdom and for my people, my honor and my blood, even in the dust." Luckily she didn't have to put this to the proof, for the Spanish...
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Behind the Mask: The Life of Queen Elizabeth I

Jane Resh Thomas - Juvenile Nonfiction - 1998 - 196 pages
...disport, but being resolved in the midst and heat of the battle to live or die amongst you all, to lay down for my God and for my kingdom and for my people, my honour and my blood, even in the dust. I know I have the body of a weak and feeble woman, but I have the heart and stomach of a king, and...
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Shakespeare Studies, Volume 7

Leeds Barroll - Literary Criticism - 1998 - 432 pages
...placed her chiefest strength. She asserts she is "resolved ... to live or die amongst [them] all, and to lay down for my God and for my kingdom and for my people, my honour and my blood." Elizabeth's words provide yet another view of England and its people: she depicts not a social system,...
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The Northeastern Dictionary of Women's Biography

Jennifer S. Uglow, Frances Hinton, Maggy Hendry - Biography & Autobiography - 1999 - 622 pages
...moving speech there is justifiably famous: after promising to live or die with them, she offers 'to lay down for my God, and for my Kingdom, and for my...people, my honour and my blood, even in the dust. I know I have the body of a weak and feeble woman, but I have the heart and stomach of a King, and...
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Speeches that Changed the World

Owen Collins - History - 1999 - 440 pages
...sport, but being resolved, in the midst and heat of the battle, to live or die amongst you all; to lay down, for my God, and for my kingdom, and for...people, my honour and my blood, even in the dust. I know I have but the body of a weak and feeble woman; but I have the heart of a king, and of a king...
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For Home, Country, and Race: Constructing Gender, Class, and Englishness in ...

Stephen J. Heathorn - Education - 2000 - 300 pages
...reported that she had declared: "T come amongst you, as you see, at this time - to lay down my life for my God, and for my kingdom, and for my people, my honour and my blood, even in the dust. I know I have the body but of a weak and feeble woman; but I have the heart of a king, and a king of...
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Elizabeth I: Collected Works

Elizabeth I - Biography & Autobiography - 2000 - 446 pages
...and pleasure, being resolved in the midst and heat of the battle to live and die amongst you all,4 to lay down for my God and for my kingdom and for my people mine honor and my blood even in the dust. I know I have the body but of a weak and feeble woman, but...
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Events that Changed the World Through the Sixteenth Century

Frank W. Thackeray, John E. Findling - History - 2001 - 223 pages
...for the most part, Elizabeth could do no wrong in the eyes of her people; she who had been willing to "lay down for my God and for my kingdom and for my people, my honour and my blood, even in the dust" deserved no less than unswerving loyalty. It was a loyalty she commanded until her death in 1603. Though...
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The English Renaissance: An Anthology of Sources and Documents

Kate Aughterson - History - 2002 - 608 pages
...and disport, hut heing resolved in the nndst and heat of hattle to live or die amongst you all, to lay down for my God and for my kingdom and for my people, my honour and my hlood, even in the dust. I know I have the hody hut of a weak and feehle woman, hut I have the heart...
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