Marlborough

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Longmans, Green, 1888 - 218 من الصفحات
 

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الصفحة 25 - I hope the great advantage I enjoy under your Majesty, which I can never expect in any other change of Government, may reasonably convince your Majesty and the world that I am actuated by a higher principle, when I offer that violence to my inclination and interest as to desert your Majesty...
الصفحة 24 - Mr. Sidney will let you know how I intend to behave myself: I think it is what I owe to God and my country. My honour I take leave to put into your highness's hands , in which I think it safe. If you think there is any thing else that I ought to do, you have but to command me; I shall pay an entire obedience to it, being resolved to die in that religion that it has pleased God to give you both the will and power to protect.
الصفحة 139 - I have not time to say more, but to beg you will give my duty to the queen, and let her know her army has had a glorious victory. M. Tallard and two other generals are in my coach, and I am following the rest.
الصفحة 64 - It is impossible to express with what a heavy heart I parted with you when I was by the water's side. I could have given my life to have come back, though I knew my own weakness so much that I durst not, for I knew I should have exposed myself to the company. I did for a great while, with a perspective glass, look upon the cliffs, in hopes I might have had one sight of you.
الصفحة 22 - The Princess of Denmark having ordered me to discourse with Monsieur Dykvelt, and to let him know her resolutions, so that he might let your Highness and the princess her sister know that she was resolved by the assistance of God to suffer all extremities, even to death itself, rather than be brought to change her religion...
الصفحة 4 - THE ATHENIAN EMPIRE FROM THE FLIGHT OF XERXES TO THE FALL OF ATHENS.
الصفحة 67 - Since I sealed my letter, we have a report come from Breda that Opdam is beaten. I pray God it be not so, for he is very capable of having it happen to him.
الصفحة 149 - But as I am firmly resolved never to assist any Jacobite whatsoever, or any Tory that is for persecution, I must be careful not to do the thing in the world which my Lord Rochester would most desire to have me do, which is to give my vote against this bill: but I do most solemnly promise that I will speak to nobody living to be for it; and to show you that I would do...
الصفحة 64 - I should have exposed myself to the company. I did for a great while, with a perspective glass, look upon the cliffs, in hopes I might have had one sight of you. We are now out of sight of Margate, and I have neither soul nor spirits, but I do at this minute suffer so much that nothing but being with you can recompense it.
الصفحة 13 - East Coast Days and Memories. Graver Thoughts of a Country Parson. Three Series. Landscapes, Churches, and Moralities. Leisure Hours in Town. Lessons of Middle Age. Our Homely Comedy ; and Tragedy. Our Little Life. Essays Consolatory and Domestic. Two Series. Present-day Thoughts. Recreations of a Country Parson.

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