Letters of Mary, Queen of Scots: Now First Published from the Originals, Collected from Various Sources, Private as Well as Public, with an Historical Introduction and Notes, Volume 2
H. Colburn, 1845
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Page 375 - She showeth a disposition to speak much, to be bold, to be pleasant, and to be very familiar. She showeth a great desire to be avenged of her enemies. She showeth a readiness to expose herself to all perils in hope of victory. She...
Page 235 - Let repentance take place, and let not the fiend possess her, so as her better part may not be lost, for which I pray, with hands lifted up to Him that may both save and spill. " With my most loving adieu and prayer for thy long life, your most assured and loving sovereign, as thereby by good deserts induced.
Page 267 - 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 205 - Yet, while abandoning this world and preparing myself for a better, I must remind you, that one day you will have to answer for your charge, and for all those whom you doom, and that I desire that my blood and my country may be remembered in that time.
Page 371 - Loch ; which, after some space, one of them that rowed said merrily, ' Let us see what manner of dame this is,' and therewith offered to pull down her muffler, which, to defend, she put up her hands, which they...
Page 375 - The thing that most she thirsteth after is victory, and it seemeth to be indifferent to her to have her enemies diminished either by the sword of her friends or by the liberal promises and rewards of her purse, or by...
Page 364 - ... square, in the same a little low reposing bed, and a table, at the which there were sitting at the supper the queen, the lady Argyle, and David, with his cap upon his head.
Page 368 - Ruthven is imployed in another commission, because he began to show great favour to the queen, and to give her intelligence.
Page 234 - I charge you place this most just thought, that I cannot balance in any weight of my judgment the value that I prize you at, and suppose no treasures to countervail such a faith.
Page 202 - Then, Madame, for the sake of that Jesus to whose name all powers bow, I require you to ordain that when my enemies have slaked their black thirst for my innocent blood, you will permit my poor desolated servants altogether to carry away my corpse, to bury it in holy ground with the other queens of France, my predecessors, especially near the late queen, my mother ; having this in recollection, that in Scotland the bodies of the kings, my predecessors, have been outraged, and the churches profaned...