Lady Jane Grey and Her Times

Hutchinson, 1822 - 332 Seiten
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Seite 166 - I must do it, as it were, in such weight, measure, and number, even so perfectly, as God made the world; or else I am so sharply taunted, so cruelly threatened, yea presently sometimes with pinches, nips, and bobs, and other ways (which I will not name for the honour I bear them) so without measure misordered, that I think myself in hell, till time come that I must go to Mr.
Seite 25 - Nay then, farewell ! I have touch'd the highest point of all my greatness : And, from that full meridian of my glory, I haste now to my setting. I shall fall Like a bright exhalation in the evening, And no man see me more.
Seite 166 - I wist all their sport in the park is but a shadow to that pleasure that I find in Plato. Alas ! good folk, they never felt what true pleasure meant.
Seite 236 - Henry the Eighth, by the grace of God King of England, France, and Ireland, Defender of the Faith, and of the Church of England, and also of Ireland, in earth the Supreme Head ; and that the said style, &c.
Seite 55 - Sir, I desire you do me right and justice; And to bestow your pity on me; for I am a most poor woman, and a stranger, Born out of your dominions; having here No judge indifferent, not no more assurance Of equal friendship and proceeding.
Seite 34 - Christ directs us to render unto God the things that are God's, and unto Caesar the things that are Caesar's (Matt.
Seite 226 - I am not so young, nor so little read in the guiles of fortune, to suffer myself to be taken by them. If she enrich any, it is but to make them the subject of her spoil ; if she raise others, it is but to pleasure herself with their ruins; what she...
Seite 225 - That the laws of the kingdom, and natural right standing for the king's sister, she would beware of burthening her weak conscience with a yoke which did belong to them ; that she understood the infamy of those who had permitted the violation of right to gain a sceptre ; that it were to mock God and deride justice ; to scruple at the stealing of a shilling, and not at the usurpation of a crown.'
Seite 388 - frighted with the infelicity of her two elder sisters, Jane and Katherine, she forgot her honour to remember her safety, and married one whom she could love, and none need fear — Martin Keys [a yeoman], of Kent, who was Serjeant porter to Queen Elizabeth.
Seite 4 - the innocency of childhood, the beauty of youth, the solidity of middle, the gravity of old age, and all at eighteen ; the birth of a princess, the learning of a clerk, the life of a saint, yet the death of a malefactor, for her parent's offences.

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