The Life of Mary, Queen of Scots: Drawn from the State Papers, with Subsidiary Memoirs, Volumen 3


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Página 312 - Who wickedly is wise, or madly brave, Is but the more a fool, the more a knave. Who noble ends by noble means obtains, Or failing, smiles in exile or in chains, Like good Aurelius let him reign, or bleed Like Socrates, that man is great indeed. What's fame? a fancied life in others' breath, A thing beyond us, ev'n before our death.
Página 622 - These respects, we find, do greatly trouble her Majesty, who, we assure you, has sundry times protested, that if the regard of the danger of her good subjects and faithful servants did not more move her than her own peril, she would never be drawn to assent to the shedding of her blood.
Página 61 - Yet mastering both, the artificer of lies Renews the assault, and his last battery tries. Though I, said he, did ne'er in thought offend, How justly may my lord suspect his friend?
Página 601 - how superior powers ought to be obeyed of their subjects ; and wherein they may lawfully by God's word be disobeyed and resisted.
Página 52 - Bothwell, after taking the queen's bridle, " boasted to marry the queen, who would or who would not ; yea, whether she would herself or not.
Página 627 - Majesty's disposition, and I am ready to lose them this next morrow if it shall so please her, acknowledging that I hold them as of her mere and most gracious favour, and do not desire to enjoy them but with her Highness
Página 338 - Leith, and burn and subvert it, and all the rest, putting man, woman, and child to fire and sword, without exception, when any resistance shall be made against you ; and this done, pass over to the...
Página 627 - I am so unhappy to have liven to see this unhappy day, in which I am required by direction from my most gracious Sovereign to do an act which God and the law forbiddeth.
Página 621 - ... kind of sort, for lack of the discharge of your duties, cast the burden upon her; knowing, as you do, her indisposition to shed blood, especially of one of that sex and quality, and so near to her in blood as the said Queen is.
Página 338 - ... to spoil and turn upside down the cardinal's town of St Andrews, as the upper stone may be the nether, and not one stick stand by another, sparing no creature alive within the same, specially such as either in friendship or blood be allied to the cardinal.

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