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Alfred allowed arms army attack battle became become began brave Britain British brought called Canute carried cause Charles chief Church colonies Commons court Cromwell cross crown death died Earl Edward enemy England English father fight force formed France French friends gave George give hand head Henry History hoped House hundred important India Ireland Italy James John keep king king's knights known land learned lived London lords loved marched Mary master monks named never nobles officers once Parliament passed peace poor Pope Prince prisoners queen refused reign returned river Roman rose rule Scotland sent ships showed side soldiers soon STORY strong taken thought thousand took town trade tried troops victory wished young
Page 200 - I find his grace my very good lord indeed, and I believe he doth as singularly favour me, as any subject within this realm : howbeit, son Roper, I may tell thee, I have no cause to be proud thereof, for if my head would win him a castle in France (for then there was war between us), it should not fail to go.
Page 264 - May it please your majesty, I have neither eyes to see, nor tongue to speak in this place, but as the House is pleased to direct me, whose servant I am here ; and I humbly beg your majesty's pardon that I cannot give any other answer than this to what your majesty is pleased to demand of me.
Page 289 - I think it high time that an end be put to your sitting. And I DO DISSOLVE THIS PARLIAMENT ! And let God be judge between you and me...
Page 332 - Of Marlborough, it may be said, that he never laid siege to a town which he did not take, or fought a battle which he did not win.
Page 374 - Roll up that map of Europe, it will not be wanted these ten years.
Page 268 - You must get men of a spirit ; and take it not ill what ' I say, — I know you will not, — of a spirit that is likely ' to go on as far as gentlemen will go : — or else you will
Page 268 - are most of them old decayed serving-men, and tapsters, and such kind of fellows ; and,' said I, ' their troops are gentlemen's sons, younger sons and persons of quality : do you think that the spirits of such base and mean fellows will ever be able to encounter gentlemen, that have honour and courage and resolution in them?
Page 311 - If you come to that," said Austin, "look at me. I am the largest and strongest of the twelve; and before I find such a petition as this a libel, here I will stay till I am no bigger than a tobacco pipe.