Maria Stuart: With an Historical and Critical Introduction, a Complete Commentary, Etc

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Clarendon Press, 1895 - German drama - 260 pages
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Page xxxi - Meine Maria wird keine weiche Stimmung erregen, es ist meine Absicht nicht, ich will sie immer als ein physisches Wesen halten, und das Pathetische muß mehr eine allgemeine tiefe Rührung als ein persönlich und individuelles Mitgefühl sein. Sie empfindet und erregt keine Zärtlichkeit, ihr Schicksal ist nur heftige Passionen zu erfahren und zu entzünden. Bloß die Amme fühlt Zärtlichkeit für sie.
Page 222 - That if any rebellion shall be excited in the kingdom, or any thing attempted to the hurt of Her Majesty's person, by or for...
Page 217 - England's subjects, however noble their birth may be, are of a rank inferior to mine. Ever since my arrival in this kingdom I have been confined as a prisoner. Its laws never afforded me any protection. Let them not now be perverted in order to take away my life.
Page 260 - Sheriff and his officers entered her chamber, and found her still kneeling at the altar. She immediately started up, and with a majestic mien, and a countenance undismayed and even cheerful, advanced towards the place of execution, leaning on two of Paulet's attendants.
Page 260 - An Agnus Dei hung by a pomander chain at her neck ; her beads at her girdle, and in her hand she carried a crucifix of ivory.
Page xxix - Besonders scheint er sich zu der Euripidischen Methode, welche in der vollständigsten Darstellung des Zustandes besteht, zu qualifizieren, denn ich sehe eine Möglichkeit, den ganzen Gerichtsgang zugleich mit allem Politischen auf die Seite zu bringen, und die Tragödie mit der Verurteilung anzufangen.
Page 260 - ... farewell. At the sight of a mistress whom he tenderly loved, in such a situation, he melted into tears ; and as he was bewailing her condition, and complaining of his own hard fate, in being appointed to carry the account of such a mournful event into Scotland, Mary replied, "Weep not, good Melvil, there is at present great cause for rejoicing. Thou shall this day see Mary Stewart delivered from all her cares, and such an end put to her tedious sufferings as she has long expected.
Page 217 - It seemeth strange to me, that the queen should command me, as a subject, to appear personally in judgment.
Page 256 - God, so to illuminate and direct my Heart, that I may see clearly what may be best for the Good of His Church, the Prosperity of the Commonwealth, and your Safety.

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