Lives of the queens of England, from the Norman conquest. By A. [and E.] Strickland, Volumen 10


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Página 136 - In the multitude of the sorrows that I had in my heart : thy comforts have refreshed my soul.
Página 268 - ... such wives as were generally in the Courts of this age: that if he should meet with one to give him trouble at home, it was what he should not be able to bear, who was like to have enough abroad in the course of his life...
Página 363 - She will cheat, though it be for a little. Then she has had her gallants, though, may be, not so many as some ladies here; and with all these good qualities she is a constant church-woman, so that, to outward appearance, one would take her for a saint; and to hear her talk, you would think she were a very good Protestant, but she is as much one as the other, for it is certain that her lord does nothing without her.
Página 368 - tis possible it may be her child, [the queen's,] but where one believes it, a thousand do not. For my part, except they do give very plain demonstrations, (which 'tis almost impossible now,) I shall ever be of the number of the unbelievers.
Página 315 - All the milords came to see me sans pretendre la main chez mop milord Greue (perhaps Grey) is one that came to me very often indeed. " They cut off the head of lord Stafford yesterday, and made no more ado about it, than if they had chopped off the head of a pullet.
Página 195 - The duke of Berwick is gone to St. Germains, so that I shall have no opportunity of making either a secret or a confidence of this to him. I add no more as to his grace, though I should have something to say, because the queen tells me she has writ to your majesty her opinion, in which I most humbly concur.
Página 210 - I shall leave them no reason for complaint, that I have not done the utmost they could expect from me. Let those who forget their duty, and are negligent of their own good, be answerable for the worst that may happen. For me it will be no new thing if I am unfortunate. My whole life, even from my cradle, has shown a constant series of misfortunes ; and I am prepared — if so it please God — to suffer the threats of my enemies and yours.
Página 8 - It," pursues Burnet, in allusion to the bill for attainting the son of James II., "was sent up to the lords; and it passed in that house, with an addition of an attainder of the queen, who acted as queen-regent for him. This was much opposed, for no evidence could be brought to prove that allegation; yet the thing was so notorious that it passed, and was sent down again to the commons. It was objected to there as not regular, since but one precedent, in king Henry VIII.'s time, was brought for it.
Página 343 - O Lord, our God, who upholdest and governest all things in heaven and earth, receive our humble prayers for our sovereign lord, James, set over us, by thy grace and providence, to be our king, and so together with him bless his royal consort, our gracious queen Mary...
Página 335 - Worth,] counterfeits the greatest joy, and looks upon us as dogged as may be. We dare no more speak to her. The prince hath infallibly made her his absolute slave, and there is an end of it.

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