Stories from English History: From B.C. 55 to A.D. 1901

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Henry Pitt Warren
D.C. Heath and Company, 1901 - England - 482 pages
 

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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 202 - I pray you Master Lieutenant, see me safe up, and for my coming down let me shift for myself.
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.
Page 482 - Hall's Method Of Teaching History. " Its excellence and helpfulness ought to secure it many readers.

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