Memoirs of Elizabeth Stuart: Queen of Bohemia, Daugher of King James the First. Including Sketches of the State of Society in Holland and Germany, in the 17th Century, Band 1

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Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green, 1825
 

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Seite 288 - Go to now, ye that say ; To-day or to-morrow we will go into such a city, and continue there a year, and buy, and sell, and get gain ; whereas ye know not what shall be on the morrow ; (For what is your life ? It is even a vapour, that appeareth for a little time, and then vanisheth away.) For that ye ought to say : If the Lord will, we shall live, and do this, or that ; but now ye rejoice in your boastings.
Seite 227 - With the saints' and angels' quire. " 0 my soul, of heavenly birth, Do thou scorn this basest earth ; Place not here thy joy and mirth, Where of bliss is greatest dearth. " From below thy mind remove, And affect the things above ; Set thy heart, and fix thy love, Where thou truest joys shalt prove.
Seite 81 - London : some of them say she would have been proclaimed queen. Her highness doth often say, " What a queen should I have been by this means ! I had rather have been with my royal father in the Parliament House than wear his crown on such condition !" This poor lady hath not yet recovered the surprise, and is very ill and troubled.
Seite 80 - Grevile9 to alarm the neighbourhood, and surprize the villains, who came to Holbach; was out five days in peril of death, in fear for the great charge I left at home. Wynter* hath confessed their design to surprize the Princess at my house, if their wickedness had taken place at London.
Seite 227 - God — most holy, high, and great, Our delight doth make complete When in us He takes his seat, Only then we are replete.
Seite 192 - The King's daughter is all glorious within ; her clothing is of wrought gold. She shall be brought unto the King in raiment of needlework : the virgins her companions that follow her shall be brought unto thee.
Seite 107 - almost disheartened and out of breath, but the Prince's Highness, standing near me, from time to time encouraged me as far as he might without offence to his father, labouring to have me eased by standing up, but the King would not permit it.
Seite 227 - Oh, my soul of heavenly birth, Do thou scorn this basest earth, Place not here thy joy and mirth, Where of bliss is greatest dearth. From below thy mind remove, And affect the things above ; Set thy heart and fix thy love Where thou truest joyes shall prove. To me grace, O Father, send, On thee wholly to depend, That all may to thy glory tend ; So let me live, so let me end.
Seite 250 - Bethlem Gabor, whose real name was Gabriel Bethlem, a native of Transylvania, was well descended, though without patrimony, and long lived in such obscurity, that when he was thirty years of age he could not gain credit for twenty pounds. His wife, like himself, was allied to nobility ; and though without a portion, admirably qualified by her economy to save a fortune. Even after her husband's elevation, she disdained not to superintend the culinary arrangements, being considered...
Seite 226 - This is a joye — this is true pleasure, If we best things make our treasure, And enjoy them at full leisure, Evermore in richest measure. God is only excellent, Let up to Him our love be sent ; Whose desires are set and bent On ought else — shall much repent. Theirs is a most wretched case Who themselves so far disgrace, That they their affections place Upon things named vile and base.

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