Lives of the Princesses of England, from the Norman Conquest, Volumen 6

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Longman, Brown, Green, Longman, & Roberts, 1857
 

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Página 353 - He bid me tell my mother that his thoughts never strayed from her, and that his love should be the same to the last. Withal he commanded me and my brother to be obedient to her, and bid me send his blessing to the rest of my brothers and sisters, with commendation to all his friends.
Página 353 - Another Relation from the Lady Elizabeth's own Hand. "What the king said to me, Jan. 29th, 1648, being the last time I had the happiness to see him: He told me, he was glad I was come; and although he had not time to say much, yet somewhat he had to say to me, which he had not to another, or leave in writing, because he feared their cruelty was such as that they would not have permitted him to write to me. He wished me not to grieve and torment myself for him, for that...
Página 565 - This delightful work is, from first to last, a splendid panorama of Eastern Scenery, in the full blaze of its magnificence. The crowning merit of the book is, that it is evidently the production of a gentleman and a man of the world, who has lived in the best society, and been an attentive observer of the scenes and characters which have passed before him during his restless and joyous existence.
Página 378 - to say my long prayer (meaning the Lord's Prayer) ; but I will say my short one, Lighten mine eyes, O Lord, lest I sleep the sleep of death.
Página 565 - Mr. Warburton has fulfilled the promise of his title-page. The ' Realities of Eastern Travel' are described with a vividness which Invests them with deep and abiding interest; while the 'Romantic' adventures which the enterprising tourist met with in his course are narrated with a spirit which shows how much he enjoyed these reliefs from the ennui of every-day life."— Olobe.
Página 209 - If you do not consider what I say unto you, remember the last words of your dead father, which were, to be constant to your religion, and never to be shaken in it; which, if you do not observe, this shall be the last time you will hear from, " Dear brother, " Your most affectionate,
Página 568 - LINDSAY'S LETTERS ON THE HOLY LAND. FOURTH EDITION, Revised, 1 vol., post 8vo, with Illustrations, 6s. bound. " Lord Lindsay has felt and recorded what he saw with the wisdom of a philosopher, and the faith of an enlightened Christian.
Página 81 - To THE MOST HIGH AND MIGHTY PRINCE JAMES, BY THE GRACE OF GOD, KING OF GREAT BRITAIN FRANCE, AND IRELAND, DEFENDER OF THE FAITH, &c., the Translators of the Bible wish Grace, Mercy and peace, through JESUS CHRIST our Lord.
Página 374 - The hawks of Norway, where a winter's day is hardly an hour of clear light, are the swiftest of wing of any fowl under the firmament, nature teaching them to bestir themselves, to lengthen the shortness of the time with their swiftness. Such the active piety of this lady, improving the little life allotted her, " in running the way of God's commandments.
Página 419 - ... ears, did make her seem so much the less to me. But my wife standing near her with two or three black patches on, and well dressed, did seem to me much handsomer than she.

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