The Albion Queens: Or, The Death of Mary Queen of Scots. A Tragedy, Volume 22, Issue 1

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J. Bell, 1797 - 97 pages
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Page 7 - Well was it for the world, When on their borders' neighbouring princes met, Frequent in friendly parle, by cool debates Preventing wasteful war : such should our meeting Have been, hadst thou but held in just regard The sanctity of leagues so often sworn to.
Page 63 - This makes one almost afraid of one's own shadow. As I was walking from the stable t'other night without my lanthorn, I fell across a beam, that lay in my way, and faith my heart was in my mouth I thought I had stumbled over a spirit.
Page 1 - No, let me rather gaze, for ever gaze, And bless the new-born glories that adorn thee ; " From every blush, that kindles in thy cheeks, " Ten thousand little loves and graces spring " To revel in the roses — 't wo' not be,
Page 34 - Religion's lustre is, by native innocence, Divinely pure, and simple from all arts ; You daub and dress her like a common mistress, The harlot of your fancies ; and, by adding False beauties, which she wants not, make the world Suspect her angel's face is foul beneath, And would not bear all lights.
Page 26 - Ax. A prince, born of the noblest, And of a soul that answers to that birth, That dares not but do well. Thou dost put on A forc'd forgetfulness, thus not to know me, A guest so lately to thy court, then meeting On gentler terms.
Page 76 - Thou mistakest the thing quite. I always know what I lack, but I am never pleased with what I have. The want of a thing is perplexing enough, but the possession of it is intolerable. Flip. Well, I don't know what you are made of, but other women would think themselves...
Page 22 - What a reasonable man would do ; own yourself in the wrong, and be quiet. Here's Flippanta has understanding, and I have moderation ; I'm willing to make her judge of our differences. Flip. You do me a great deal of honour...
Page 105 - By way of conversation only, it does not concern me ; but when she marries, I may chance to dance at the wedding. Remember I tell you so ; I who am but Mrs. Amlet. Flip. You dance at her wedding ! you ! Mrs.
Page 73 - Brass. Nay, that's true, as you say he'll know it soon enough. Flip. Well, I must be gone ; have you any business with my lady ? Brass. Yes ; as ambassador from Araminta, I have a letter for her. Flip. Give it me. Brass. Hold ! — and as first minister of state to the colonel, I have an affair to communicate to thee.
Page 11 - Dick. I wish my old hobbling mother han't been blabbing something here she should not do. Brass. Fear nothing, all's safe on that side yet. But how speaks young mistress's epistle ? soft and tender ? Dick. As pen can write. Brass. So you think all goes well there ? Dick. As my heart can wish. Brass. You are sure on't ? Dick.

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