Search Images Maps Play YouTube News Gmail Drive More »
Sign in
Books Books
" There are few great personages in history who have been more exposed to the calumny of enemies, and the adulation of friends, than queen Elizabeth ; and yet there is scarcely any whose reputation has been more certainly determined by the unanimous consent... "
the monthly review - Page 409
by SEVERAL HANDS - 1759
Full view - About this book

The Monthly Review, Or, Literary Journal, Volume 20

Books - 1759
...of her conduct muft, in fome parts, wear the afpcdt of a feverc fatire and invective.' — We (hall clofe our extracts with the Hiftorian's character...adulation of friends, than Queen Elizabeth ; and yet there fcarcc is any, whofe reputation has been more' certainly determined, by the unanimous confent of pofterity....
Full view - About this book

An historical miscellany

Historical miscellany - 1774
...there is n;uch to admire, .but ftill more to abhor. The Char after of §>ueen ELIZABETH*. THERE are few perfonages in Hiftory who have been more expofed to the calumny of enemies, and the adulation ef friends, than queen Elizabeth, K ^ and * Hume's Hift. of the Houfe ef Tudor, vol. ii. p. 714—71$....
Full view - About this book

The History of England, Volume 5

David Hume - Great Britain - 1775
...overcaft the evening of that day, which An had (hone out with a mighty luftre in the eyes of all Europe ! There are few great perfonages in hiftory, who have...enemies, and the adulation of friends, than queen hlizabeth ; and yet there fcarcely is any, whofe reputation has been more certainly determined by the...
Full view - About this book

Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - Elocution - 1789 - 398 pages
...love, or •will re;«l her hiltory without forrow. • IV. Ctarafrtr ofQttssti Eltzalnh. E- are- few perfonages in hiftory who have been more expofed to...Elizabeth ; and yet there fcarce is any whofe reputation h;is been more certainly determined, by the unanimous confent of pofterity. The unufual length of her...
Full view - About this book

The History of England: From the Invasion of Julius Caesar to the ..., Volume 7

David Hume - Great Britain - 1789
...luftre in the eyes of all Europe. There are few great perfonages in hiftory, who have been more exppfed to the calumny of enemies , and the adulation of friends , than queen Elizabeth ; and yet there fcarcely is any, whofe reputation has been more certainly determined, by the unanimous confent of pofterity....
Full view - About this book

The Prose epitome; or, Extracts, elegant, instructive, and entertaining ...

Conduct of life - 1792 - 456 pages
...70, having reigned 44 years, 4 months, and 8 days. Rafia. § 7±. Another CbareiSer (//"ELIZABETH. There are few great perfonages in hiftory, who have...the adulation of friends, than queen Elizabeth ; and vet there is fiarce any whofe reputation has bei'n more certainly determined, by the unanimpv.s confent...
Full view - About this book

Beispielsammlung zur Theorie und Literatur der Schönen ..., Volume 8, Part 2

Johann Joachim Eschenburg - Literature - 1795
...mighty luftre in the eye« of .-.;:. -фите. '"> • 4*7 of all Europe. There are few perfonagee in hiftory who have been more expofed to the calumny of enemies, and adulation of friends, than Queen Elizabeth; and yet there fcarce is any, whofe reputation ha» been...
Full view - About this book

Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Passages in Prose, Volume 2

Vicesimus Knox - English prose literature - 1797
...aged 70, having reigned 44 years, 4 months, and 8 days. Rafia. % go. Aiuitbtr Cl'artuler of ELIZABETH. There are few great perfonages in hiftory who have...adulation of friends, than queen Elizabeth ; and yet there is fcarce any whofe reputation has been more certainly determined, by the unanimous L. 75 r unanimous...
Full view - About this book

The Monthly Magazine, Volume 3

Art - 1797
...confident language of our hiftorhn* preceding paragraph. " There are few great perfonàges in hidory, who have been more expofed to the calumny of enemies,...of friends, than Queen .Elizabeth ; and yet there fcarcely is any whofe reputation has been more certainly determined by the unanimous confent of pofterity....
Full view - About this book

The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - English literature - 1799 - 356 pages
...impofsible he could be entirely exempted. HUME. SECTION XI. Character of QUEEN ELIZABETH. THERE are few perfonages in hiftory, who have been more expofed...adulation of friends, than Queen Elizabeth ; and yet there fcarcely is any, whofe reputation has been more certainly determined by the unanimous confent of pofterity....
Full view - About this book




  1. My library
  2. Help
  3. Advanced Book Search
  4. Download EPUB
  5. Download PDF