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" In those days force and arms did prevail, but now the wit of the fox is everywhere on foot, so as hardly a faithful or virtuous man may be found. "
Origines genealogicę; or, The sources whence English genealogies may be ... - Page 208
by Stacey Grimaldi - 1828
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The Puritans and Queen Elizabeth: Or, The Church, Court, and ..., Volume 3

Samuel Hopkins - Great Britain - 1875
...criticism guage Dr. Woolsey says: " I think, own words. " Now when the wit of the fox is everywhere on foot, so as hardly a faithful or virtuous man may be found, I have promoted Sir Francis Knollys because he is an honest man." 1 At first Elizabeth was vexed...
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The Great Cryptogram: Francis Bacon's Cipher in the So-called ..., Volume 2

Ignatius Donnelly - 1888 - 998 pages
...ancestors, she said: "In those days force and arms did prevail, but now the wit of the fox is everywhere on foot so as hardly a faithful or virtuous man may be found." ' And, curiously enough, we here find that not only was one of the Shakespeare Plays mixed...
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King Lear and the Gods

William R. Elton - Drama - 1966 - 369 pages
...bitter perception of old age, confided to Lambarde in 1 60 1: "... now the wit of the fox is everywhere on foot, so as hardly a faithful or virtuous man may be found!'33 His Machiavellian realism defeated by his own foolish sympathy,34 the Fool is a measure of...
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Elizabeth I

Anne Somerset - Biography & Autobiography - 1992 - 636 pages
...probity when she remarked to the archivist William Lambarde, "Now the wit of the fox is everywhere on foot, so as hardly a faithful or virtuous man may be found". It was the view of some people, however, that Elizabeth only had herself to blame, and that...
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Shakespeare's Festive Tragedy: The Ritual Foundations of Genre

Naomi Conn Liebler - Drama - 1995 - 266 pages
...another reflection: 'In those days force and arms did prevail; but now the wit of the fox is everywhere on foot, so as hardly a faithful or virtuous man may be found ' " (Neale 1957: 398). This exchange took place on 4 August 1601, six months after the "dangerous"...
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King Richard II

Margaret Shewring - Literary Criticism - 1998 - 206 pages
...disturbance of common justice.' Her Majestie. 'In those days force and arms did prevail; but now the wil of the fox is every where on foot, so as hardly a faithful or vertuouse man may be found.' Then came she to the whole total of all the membranes and parcels aforesaid,...
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The Safeguard of the Sea: A Naval History of Britain, 660-1649

N. A. M. Rodger - History - 1998 - 691 pages
...been ten years earlier. The queen herself lamented in 1601 that 'now the wit of the fox is everywhere on foot so as hardly a faithful or virtuous man may be found'.66 Two years later Captain John Norris wrote, if I should enter into discourse of whatsoever...
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The Story of Britain: From the Romans to the Present : a Narrative History

Rebecca Fraser - History - 2003 - 829 pages
...was increasingly depressed as she was left alone in old age: 'Now the wit of the fox is everywhere on foot, so as hardly a faithful or virtuous man may be found,' she remarked mournfully to one courtier. Elizabeth had shown her father's genius for charming...
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Papers of the Manchester Literary Club, Volume 17

Literature - 1891
...and houses. ... In those days force and arms did prevail, but now the wit of the fox is everywhere on foot, so as hardly a faithful or virtuous man may be found.* The Queen remained at Greenwich in September and October, instead of visiting Lord Hertford,...
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