The Star-Chamber: An Historical Romance, Volume 1

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B. Tauchnitz, 1854 - Great Britain
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Page 149 - And the Lord said unto Moses, I have seen this people, and, behold, it is a stiff-necked people ; now, therefore, let me alone, that my wrath may wax hot against them, and that I may consume them ; and I will make of thee a great nation.
Page 182 - I rather think it was in his face. Much was the hurry and confusion; cloths and napkins were at hand to make all clean. His Majesty then got up and would dance with the Queen of Sheba, but he fell down and humbled himself before her and was carried to an inner chamber and laid on a bed of state, which was not a little defiled with the presents of the Queen which had been bestowed on his garments, such as wine, cream, jelly, beverage, cakes, spices, and other good matters.
Page 151 - Woe unto them that rise up early in the morning, that they may follow strong drink; that continue until night, till wine inflame them!
Page 301 - I will cut off from Ahab him that pisseth against the wall, and him that is shut up and left in Israel: and I will make the house of Ahab like the house of Jeroboam the son of Nebat, and like the house of Baasha the son of Ahijah : and the dogs shall eat Jezebel in the portion of Jezreel, and there shall be none to bury her.
Page 156 - Wherefore it shall come to pass, that when the Lord hath performed his -whole work upon mount Zion and on Jerusalem, I will punish the fruit of the stout heart of the king of Assyria, and the glory of his high looks.
Page 182 - I have much marvelled at these strange pageantries, and they do bring to my remembrance what passed of this sort in our Queen's days of which I was sometime an humble presenter and assistant, but I never did see such lack of good order, discretion, and sobriety as I have now done.
Page 10 - Indeed," wrote a calm and dispassionate observer in the course of the past summer, "the world is now much terrified with the Star Chamber, there being not so little an Monopolies . . , . complained offence against any proclamation but is liable and of' subject to the censure of that Court ; and for proclamations and patents, they are become so ordinary that there is no end, every day bringing forth some new project or other.
Page 182 - I marvel not at ought that happens. The lord of the mansion is overwhelmed in preparations at Theobalds, and doth marvellously please both kings with good meat, good drink, and good speeches. I do often say, but not aloud, that the Danes have again conquered the •Britons ; for I see no man, or woman either, that can now command himself or herself.
Page 133 - ... be misled by the mistaking and misinterpretation of our meaning, we have therefore thought good hereby to clear and make our pleasure to be manifested to all our good people in those parts.
Page 180 - ... hearty prayer, and throwing up of hats. His majesty had not stayed above an hour in his chamber, but hearing the multitude throng so fast into the uppermost court, to see his highness, as his grace was informed, he...

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