Lives of the Queens of England, from the Norman Conquest: With Anecdotes of Their Courts, Now First Published from Official Records and Other Authentic Documents, Private as Well as Public, Volume 11

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Page 312 - And they went to bury her: but they found no more of her than the skull, and the feet, and the palms of her hands.
Page 181 - We, your Majesty's most dutiful and loyal subjects, the Lords spiritual and temporal, in parliament assembled...
Page 24 - He that ruleth over men must be just, Ruling in the fear of God. And he shall be as the light of the morning, when the sun riseth, Even a morning without clouds ; As the tender grass springing out of the earth By clear shining after rain.
Page 326 - ... tis impossible to imagine a more delightful spectacle. She had embellished all this with considerable magnificence, which made her look as big again as usual ; and I should have thought her one of the largest things of God's making if my Lady St.
Page 7 - Nation ; but nothing of all this appeared ; she came into Whitehall laughing and jolly, as to a wedding, so as to seem quite transported. She rose early the next morning, and in her undress, as it was reported, before her women were up, went about from room to room to see the convenience of Whitehall...
Page 223 - ... as to leave her faithful Mrs. Morley, she will rob her of all the joy and quiet of her life; for if that day should come, I could never enjoy a happy minute, and I swear to you I would shut myself up, and never see a creature.
Page 9 - Nation to so extraordinary a proceeding, which would have shew'd very handsomely to the world, and according to the character given of her piety ; consonant also to her husband's first declaration, that there was no intention of deposing the King, but of succouring the Nation...
Page 357 - God shall send us a Prince of Wales, he may have such a present of a crown made him as a Pope did to King John, who was surnamed Sans-terre, and was by his father made Lord of Ireland, which grant was confirmed by the Pope, who sent him a crown of peacocks' feathers, in derogation of his power, and the poverty of his country.
Page 109 - I wad tell a joyfu' tale To ane that's dear to me, And sit upon a king's window, And sing my melody. The adder lies i...
Page 140 - I go to Kensington as often as I can for air, but then I can never be quite alone; neither can I complain, — that would be some ease ; but I have nobody whose humour and circumstances agree with mine enough to speak my mind freely.

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