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Page 172 - Towcester's field, Gathering, in its guilty flood, The carnage and the ill-spilt blood, That forty thousand lives could yield. Cressy was to this but sport, Poictiers but a pageant vain, And the victory of Spain Seem'da strife for pastime meant And the work of Agincourt Only like a tournament ; Half the blood which there was spent Had sufficed again to gain Anjou and ill-yielded Maine, Normandy and Aquitaine ; And Our Lady's ancient towers, Maugre all the Valois...
Page 166 - My father was King; his father also was King; I myself have worn the crown forty years from my cradle ; you have all sworn fealty to me as your sovereign, and your fathers have done the like to mine. How then can my right be disputed...
Page 65 - Richard by the grace of God king of England and of France, and lord of Ireland...
Page 187 - When Eustace had done speaking, they all rose up and almost worshipped him; many cast themselves at his feet with tears and groans. Another citizen, very rich and respected, rose up and said he would be the second to his companion, Eustace; his name was John Daire.
Page 7 - God, you shall be our lady and queen," she replied instantly, and without any one advising her, " Sir, if it please God, and my lord and father, that I be queen of England, I shall be well pleased thereat ; for I have been told I shall then be a great lady.
Page 177 - ... barbers, courtesans and parasites, making so much noise, and in a word such an intolerable tumultuous jumble of horse and foot, that you imagine the great abyss hath opened, and that hell hath poured forth all its inhabitants.
Page 42 - He there supped with his barons ; and they feasted among the dead ; but, when he contemplated the fearful slaughter, a natural feeling of pity, perhaps allied to repentance, arose in his...
Page 93 - The loss of infants may be repaired by the same God that gave them ; but when a man has lost a good father, it is not in the course of nature for God to send him another.