The History of Great Britain: From the First Invasion by the Romans Under Julius Caesar. Written on a New Plan, Volum 11

Cadell and Davies, 1814

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Side 278 - The hour of my death now approaching, I cannot choose but, out of the love I bear you, advise you of your soul's health, which you ought to prefer before all considerations of the world or flesh whatsoever: for which yet you have cast me into many calamities, and yourself into many troubles. But I forgive you all, and pray God to do so likewise.
Side 249 - ... had I but served God as diligently as I have served the king, he would not have given me over in my gray hairs.
Side 319 - Not only was he accused of having " been the most corrupt traitor and deceiver of the king and the crown that had ever been known in his whole reign...
Side 288 - O Father! O Creator! thou who art the way, the truth, and the life, thou knowest that I have not deserved this fate.
Side 291 - I pray God save the King and send him long to reign over you, for a gentler nor a more merciful prince was there never : and to me he was ever a good, a gentle and sovereign lord.
Side 290 - I think here will be but few, and I think a reasonable number were best ; for I suppose she will declare herself to be a good woman, for all men but for the king, at the hour of her death. For this morning she sent for me, that I might be with her at such time as she received the good lord, to the intent I should hear her speak as touching her innocency alway to be clear.
Side 340 - ... He, however, proceeded at first with considerable craft, and found noble and powerful Scots, who, from a ghostly anxiety to establish the reformed religion in Scotland, and, still more, from motives of self-interest, were ready to throw their country in fetters at his feet. Foremost among these were the Earl of Angus and his brother Sir George Douglas, who had both long been in his confidence, and bound to his service, soul and body.
Side 138 - I must wrestle with you," and endeavoured once or twice to trip up his heels; but the King of France, who is a dexterous wrestler, twisted him round, and threw him on the earth with prodigious violence. The King of England wanted to renew the combat, but was prevented.
Side 65 - By my faith, my lord, I thank you for my " good cheer, but I may not endure to have my laws " broken in my sight; my attorney must speak with
Side 25 - And on the 17th of September following, public proclamation was directed to be made in all the counties of England of the confederation above mentioned between the King of England, the King of the Romans, and the King and Queen of Spain, " to make actual war against Charles the French King, if he invade them or the Duchess of Brittany.

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