Annals of the Seymours

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K. Paul, Trench, TrŘbner & Company, Limited, 1902 - 534 pÓgines
 

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PÓgina 343 - Prejudice is of ready application in the emergency ; it previously engages the mind in a steady course of wisdom and virtue, and does not leave the man hesitating in the moment of decision, sceptical, puzzled, and unresolved. Prejudice renders a man's virtue his habit : and not a series of unconnected acts. Through just prejudice, his duty becomes a part of his nature.
PÓgina iii - Lives of great men all remind us We can make our lives sublime, And, departing, leave behind us, Footprints on the sands of time; Footprints, that perhaps another, Sailing o'er life's solemn main, A forlorn and shipwrecked brother, Seeing, shall take heart again.
PÓgina 470 - He said he had loved her long, She said, love should have no wrong ; Corydon would kiss her then,. She said, maids must kiss no men, Till they did for good and all ; Then she made the shepherd- call • All the heavens to witness truth Never loved a truer youth. Thus with many a pretty oath, Yea and nay, and faith and troth, Such as silly shepherds use When they will not Love abuse, Love, which had been long deluded, Was with kisses sweet concluded, And Phillida with garlands gay Was made the Lady...
PÓgina 420 - One fragment we may save as an evidence of her utter wretchedness. u In all humility, the most wretched and unfortunate creature that ever lived, prostrates itselfe at the feet of the most merciful king that ever was, desiring nothing but mercy and favour, not being more afflicted for...
PÓgina 470 - Much ado there was, God wot, He would love and she would not. She said never man was true, He said, none was false to you.
PÓgina 420 - Again, in another petition, she writes, "Touching ihe offence for which I am now punished, I most humbly beseech your majesty, in your most princely wisdom and judgment, to consider in what a miserable state I had been, if I had taken any other course than I did ; for my own conscience witnessing before God that I was then the wife of him that now I am, I could never have matched with any other man, but to have lived all the days of my life as a harlot, which your majesty would have abhorred in any,...
PÓgina 425 - Somer set : Their || Conyngs mark thou ; for I have been told, They assassine when young, and poison when old. Root out these Carrots, O thou^ whose name Is backwards and forwards always the same; And keep close to thee always that name, Which backwards and forwards** is almost the same.
PÓgina 415 - He tells the story of this ancient wooing—" I boldly intruded myself into her ladyship's chamber in the court on Candlemass day last, at what time I imparted my desire unto her, which was entertained, but with this caution on either part, that both of us resolved not to proceed to any final conclusion without his majesty's most gracious favour first obtained. And this was our first meeting!
PÓgina 206 - Bevil Greenvil advanced with a party of horse, on his right hand, that ground being best for them ; and his musketeers on the left; himself leading up his pikes in the middle; and in the face of their cannon, and...
PÓgina 241 - first son, and the heirs male of his body ; and in default of such issue, to the use of...

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