What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Other editions - View all
aged answer appeared arms arrived attended beauty brother called cause Charles close colour continued Count court daughter death dress Duchess Duke Earl Edward effect England English entered eyes face fair father fear feelings France front gave give given hand head heart Henry honour hope hour Italy John July June King knight lady land late leave less letter light living look Lord Majesty March master means mind mother nature never noble once painting party passed person picture portrait present Prince Princess Queen received remained replied round royal scene seemed seen side soon taken tell thing thou thought tion took true turned voice whilst whole young
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 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.