The Court Magazine and Monthly Critic, and Lady's Magazine and Museum: A Family Journal of the Belles Lettres, Music, Fine Arts, Drama, Fashion, Etc, Volume 15

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Page 331 - Within that awful volume lies The mystery of mysteries! Happiest they of human race, To whom God has granted grace To read, to fear, to hope, to pray, To lift the latch, and force the way; And better had they ne'er been born, Who read, to doubt, or read to scorn.
Page 311 - you see, at last, the struggle between the body and the soul. You see conscience forced to yield, even in a redoubt which it had believed impregnable.
Page 20 - King got at last so warm as to exclaim to the ambassador, " Why do you not execute your commission at once, and declare war ?" Bassompierre's answer was firm and dignified : " I am not a herald to declare war, but a marshal of France, to make it when declared.
Page 14 - STEENIE, * * I writt to you by Ned Clarke, that I thought I would have cause anufe in shorte tyme to put away the Monsers, ether by atemting to steale away my wyfe, or by making plots with my owen subjects. For the first, I cannot say certainlie whether it was intended, but...
Page 450 - go back to the court, and tell Arthur either to come himself, or to send some other to fight with me; and unless he do so quickly, I will not wait for him.
Page 15 - This is my answer. I command you to send all the French away to-morrow out of the town — if you can by fair means, but stick not long in disputing — otherwise force them away, driving them away like so many wild beasts, until you have shipped them, and so the devil go with them. Let me hear of no answer but of the performance of my command. " So I rest your faithful, constant, loving friend,1 " CR" " Oaking, on the 7th of August, 1626.
Page 331 - THE sun should not set upon our anger, neither should he rise upon our confidence. We should forgive freely, but forget rarely. I will not be revenged, and this I owe to my enemy ; but I will remember, and this I owe to nyself.
Page 30 - I am sorry that I must begin my first letter with chiding you, because I hear that you will not take phisiche. I hope it was onlie for this day, and that to-morrow you will do it ; for if you will not, I must come to you and make you take it, for it is for your health. I have given order to mi lord of Newcastel to send mi word to.night whether you will or not ; therefore I hope you will not give mi the paines to goe : and so I rest " Your affectionate mother, " HENRIETTE MARIE." " To mi deare sonne,...
Page 450 - And the side that he favoured lost the game, and thereupon the others set up a shout, as though they had been living men. And Peredur was wroth, and took the chessmen in his lap, and cast the chessboard into the lake. And when he had done thus, behold the black maiden came in, and she said to him, " The welcome of Heaven be not unto thee. Thou hadst rather do evil than good.
Page 5 - As soon as she saw the party that brought it, she retired into her cabinet, calling only her in, where she opened the picture in such haste as showed a true picture of her passion, blushing in the instant at her own guiltiness. She kept it an hour in her hands, and when she returned it she gave it many praises of your person.

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