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History of England from the Fall of Wolsey to the Death of Elizabeth
James Anthony Froude
Limited preview - 2011
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Page 31 - of some wild animal of the desert. O'Neil stalked in, his saffron mantle sweeping round and round him, his hair curling on his back and clipped short below the eyes, which gleamed from under it with a grey lustre, frowning fierce and cruel. Behind him followed his galloglasse, bare-headed and fair-haired,
Page 399 - My ancestors were kings of Ulster ; and Ulster is mine, and shall be mine. O'Donnell shall never come into his country, nor Bagenal into Newry, nor Kildare into Dundrum or Lecale. They are now mine. With this sword I won them; with this sword I will keep them.
Page 162 - therefore is to be considered what perils and troubles these kind of men shall intend to this realm. " The general scope and mark of all their designs is, and always shall be, to bring the Queen of Scots to have the royal Crown of this realm ; and therefore
Page 294 - herself into a seat, dropped her head upon her hand, and exclaimed, " The Queen of Scots is the mother of a fair son, and I am but a barren stock." Bitter words ! — how bitter those only knew who had watched her in the seven years' struggle between passion and duty.
Page 162 - The second are all manner of persons both in this realm and in other countries that are devoted to the authority of Rome and mislike of the religion here received ; and in these two sorts are the substance of them comprehended that shall take comfort in this marriage. " Next therefore is to be considered what perils and
Page 163 - by such means as the devil will suggest to them ; although it is to be assuredly hoped that Almighty God will — as hitherto He hath — graciously protect and preserve her from such dangers. " There will be attempted by persuasions, by bruits and rumours and such like to alienate the minds of good subjects from the Queen's Majesty, and to
Page 343 - not such as the prince can take money or other things or do as she will at her own pleasure without order ; but quietly to suffer her subjects to enjoy their own without
Page 345 - and denying or deferring thereof, those things being so plaudable as indeed to all men they are, they thought to work me that mischief which never foreign enemy could bring to pass — which is the hatred of my Commons. " But alas! they began to pierce the vessel before
Page 253 - the crime, and to have done him the most dishonour that can be to any man, much more being as he is. We need not more plainly describe the person — you have heard of- the man whom we mean.
Page 458 - her down into the Bay of Biscay, fired into her, killed her captain's brother and a number of men, and then boarding when all resistance had ceased, sewed up the captain himself and the survivors of the crew in their own sails and flung them overboard. The fate of the