Letters of Mary, Queen of Scots: And Documents Connected with Her Personal History. Now First Published with an Introd, Volume 2

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H. Colburn, 1842 - Queens
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Page 138 - Elizabeth by the Grace of God Queen of England France and Ireland Defender of the Faith &c.
Page 159 - MOST merciful God, who, according to the multitude of thy mercies, dost so put away the sins of those who truly repent, that thou rememberest them no more ; Open thine eye of mercy upon this thy servant, who most earnestly desireth pardon and forgiveness.
Page 263 - ... are already given and granted ; no man pleaseth her that contenteth not him ; and what may I say more, she hath given over to him her whole will, to be ruled and guided as himself best liketh...
Page 332 - And said, tell your King what good I have done for him in holding the crown on his bead since he was born, and that I mind to keep the league that now stands between us, and if he break it shall be a double fault...
Page 308 - Upon this occasion she entered into a pretty disputable comparison between carving, painting, and working with the needle, affirming painting in her own opinion for the most commendable quality. I answered her grace, I could skill of neither of them, but that I have read Pictura to be veritas falsa.
Page 291 - From that she entered into another purpose, being marriage, praying she might have a husband, and named one to her liking, George Douglas, brother to the Laird of Lochleven. Unto which the Earl replied, That he was over mean a marriage for her Grace, and said further, that he, with the rest of the nobility, would take advice thereupon.
Page 276 - Provost and town of Edinburgh having understood this tumult in our palace caused ring their common bell, came to us in great number, and desired to have seen our presence, and communed with us ; and to have known our welfare ; to whom we were not permitted to give answer, being extremely bosted by their lords, who, in our face declared, if we desired to have spoken them, they should cut us in collops, and cast us over the walls.
Page 255 - Inverness, came in the morning from the watches, that she was not a man to know what life it was to lie all night in the fields, or to walk upon the causeway with a jack and a knapsack, a Glasgow buckler, and a broadsword.
Page 276 - The provost and town of Edinburgh, having understood this tumult in our palace, caused ring their common bell, came to us in great number, and desired to have seen our presence...
Page 325 - I have nothing for you, I am a beggar as well as you, all is taken from me.

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