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" In former time it was my fatal chance To be the proudest maid that e'er was known; By birth I was the daughter of a king, Though now a breathless tree, and senseless thing. My pride was such that... "
The Renowned History of the Seven Champions of Christendom: St. George of ... - Page 40
by Richard Johnson - 1824 - 450 pages
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The extraordinary adventures of the seven champions of Christendom

Richard Johnson - 1861
...sorrows for a time, he heard a hollow voice breathe from the trunk of the tree the following words : Cease to lament, thou famous man of France, With gentle...daughter of a king, Though now a breathless tree, anil senseless thing. My pride was such that heaven confounded me — A goddess in my own conceit I...
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The seven champions of Christendom

William Henry G. Kingston - 1861
...moan ! Once on a time it was my fatal chance To be the proudest maid that ere was known. By birth I am the daughter of a king, Though now a breathless tree and senseless thing. " My pride was such that Heaven confounded me— A goddess in my own conceit I was: What nature lent too base I thought to be,...
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The renowned history of the seven champions of Christendom ... and their ...

Richard Johnson - Saints - 1862 - 400 pages
...it was my fatal chance To be the proudest muid that e'er was known ; By birth I was the daughter ot a king, Though now a breathless tree, and senseless...heav'n confounded me, A goddess in my own conceit I was : Wh.it nature lent, too base I thought to be, Bui dcem,'d myself all others to surpass, And therefore...
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The seven champions of Christendom

William Henry Giles Kingston - Legends - 1879 - 250 pages
...I Once on a time it was my fatal chance To be the proudest maid that e'er was known. By birth I am the daughter of a king, Though now a breathless tree and senseless thing, " My pride was such that Heaven confounded me — A goddess in my own conceit I was : What nature lent too base I thought to...
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STRIES OF THE SAINTS

MRS. C. VAN D. CHENOWOTH - 1880
...gentle ear come listen to my moan, In former times it was my fatal clmnce To be the proudest maiden ever known, By birth I was the daughter of a king, Though now a breathless tree and senseless thing. " Seven years in shape of hart thou must remain, And then the purple rose of heaven's decree, Shall...
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Famous Legends Adapted for Children

Emeline Gifford Crommelin - Heroes - 1904 - 181 pages
...lie dead in Spain? " ST. DENIS In former times it was my fatal chance To be the proudest maiden ever known. By birth I was the daughter of a king, Though now a breathless tree and senseless thing. ST. DENIS is the patron or guardian saint of France, as St. George is of England. Among the many strange...
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stories of the saints

mrs. c van d. chenoweth - 1907
...gentle ear come listen to my moan, In former times it was my fatal chance To be the proudest maiden ever known, By birth I was the daughter of a king, Though now a breathless tree and senseless thing. " Seven years in shape of hart thou must remain, And then the purple rose of heaven's decree, Shall...
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