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The Sunshine of Domestic Life: Or, Sketches of Womanly Virtues, and Stories ...
William Henry Davenport Adams
No preview available - 2015
admirable afterwards Anne Askew Antoine de Bourbon Arabella Stuart beautiful believe Ben Jonson Bishop blood cause character Charles Christ Christopher Dare Church crown daughter death declared desire Duke of Cleves Dunne duty Earl Elizabeth England English enthusiasm exclaimed faith father favour fear Flora Macdonald fortune France friends gentle Girondists grace hand happiness hath heart Henry Hicks History holy honour hope husband Inchbald Isle of Skye Jeanne D'Albret Jeffreys jury King King's Kingsburgh knew Lady Arabella Lady Jane Grey Lady Lisle Lady Vere letter live London Lord Madame Roland Majesty marriage martyrs Mary Mary Sidney mind minister Miss Macdonald mother Navarre Nelthorp never Niel noble Prince Princess prison Queen Queen of Navarre received replied royal sacrament says scaffold sister Skye sorrow soul spirit STORY OF LADY suffer Suffolk thee thou throne told Tower truth unto virtues wife woman words young
Page 148 - The lights begin to twinkle from the rocks : The long day wanes : the slow moon climbs : the deep Moans round with many voices. Come, my friends, 'Tis not too late to seek a newer world. Push off, and sitting well in order smite The sounding furrows ; for my purpose holds To sail beyond the sunset, and the baths Of all the western stars, until I die. It may be that the gulfs will wash us down: It may be we shall touch the Happy Isles, And see the great Achilles, whom we knew. Tho' much is taken,...
Page 208 - I pray you all, good Christian people, to bear me witness that I die a true Christian woman, and that I...
Page 228 - Underneath this sable hearse Lies the subject of all verse: Sidney's sister, Pembroke's mother. Death, ere thou hast slain another Fair and learn'd and good as she, Time shall throw a dart at thee.
Page 181 - and tell you a truth which perchance ye will marvel at. One of the greatest benefits that ever God gave me is that he sent me so sharp and severe parents and so gentle a schoolmaster.
Page 166 - To see Dr Samuel Johnson, the great champion of the English Tories, salute Miss Flora Macdonald in the isle of Sky, was a striking sight; for though somewhat congenial in their notions, it was very improbable they should meet here.
Page 20 - God that made the world and all things therein, seeing that he is Lord of heaven and earth, dwelleth not in temples made with hands...
Page 218 - Arcadia,' and of whom he had no other advantage than what he received from that partial benevolence of fortune in making him a man : which yet she did in some judgments, recompense in beauty. Her pen being nothing short of his, as I am ready to attest, as far as so inferior a reason may be taken, having seen incomparable letters of hers.