The Visitor's Guide to Knole: In the County of Kent, with Catalogues of the Pictures Contained in the Mansion, and Biographical Notices of the Principal Persons Whose Portraits Form Part of the Collection

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J. Payne, 1839 - Art - 249 pages
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Page 38 - I am slain!" seconding his speech with all the force he had to cast me. But being too weak, after I had defended his assault, I easily became master of him, laying him on his back ; when being upon him, I redemanded if he would request his life, but it seemed he prized it not at so dear a rate to be beholden for it ; bravely replying
Page 37 - I freed my long captivated weapon, which incontinently levying! at his throat, being master still of his, I demanded if he would ask his life, or yield his sword, both which, though in that imminent danger, he bravely denied to do.
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Page 37 - But when amity was dead, confidence could not live ; and who should quit first was the question; which, on neither part either would perform, and restriving again afresh, with a kick and a wrench together, I freed my long captivated weapon. Which incontinently levying...
Page 39 - I had remained a while for want of blood, I lost my sight, and withal as I then thought, my life also. But strong water and his diligence quickly recovered me, when I escaped a great danger. For my Lord's surgeon, when nobody dreamt of it, came full at me with his Lord's sword; and had not mine with my sword interposed himself, I had been slain by those base hands; although my Lord Bruce, weltering in his blood, and past all expectation of life, conformable to all his former carriage, which was undonbtq...
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Page 36 - ... each other by what means we could ; I made a thrust at my enemy, but was short; and in drawing back my arm, I received a great wound thereon...

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