What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Other editions - View all
The Life of Henry VIII: In Which Are Interspersed, Historical Notes, Moral ...
No preview available - 2017
Common terms and phrases
Anne bear better bleffings Buck Buckingham buſineſs Cardinal Cham comes confcience court Cran Crom Cromwell dare Duke Enter Exeunt fair fall father fear felf fent fhall fhould firft follows fome foul fpeak ftand ftate fuch fure further give Grace hand hath head hear heart heav'n Henry Highness holy honour hope hour i'th Kath keep King King's lady late leave live looks lord lord Cardinal Lord Chamberlain Lovell Madam malice mean mind moft muft never noble Norfolk o'th once patience peace perfon pity play pleaſe pleaſure poor pray prefent Princes Queen royal Sands SCENE Sir Thomas Suffolk tell thank thee Thefe There's theſe thing thofe thoſe thou tongue true truth wife Wolfey woman women
Page 68 - Let's dry our eyes: and thus far hear me, Cromwell; And, when I am forgotten, as I shall be, And sleep in dull cold marble, where no...
Page 66 - This many summers in a sea of glory ; But far beyond my depth ; my high-blown pride At length broke under me ; and now has left me, Weary, and old with service, to the mercy Of a rude stream, that must for ever hide me.
Page 66 - O, how wretched Is that poor man that hangs on princes' favours ! There is, betwixt that smile we would aspire to, That sweet aspect of princes, and their ruin, More pangs and fears than wars or women have : And when he falls, he falls like Lucifer, Never to hope again.
Page 72 - O, father abbot, An old man, broken with the storms of state, Is come to lay his weary bones among ye ; Give him a little earth for charity...
Page 66 - Never so truly happy, my good Cromwell. I know myself now ; and I feel within me A peace above all earthly dignities, A still and quiet conscience. The king has...
Page 68 - tis the king's : my robe, And my integrity to heaven, is all I dare now call mine own. O Cromwell, Cromwell, Had I but served my God with half the zeal I served my king, he would not in mine age Have left me naked to mine enemies.
Page 68 - Corruption wins not more than honesty. Still in thy right hand carry gentle peace, To silence envious tongues. Be just, and fear not : Let all the ends thou aim'st at be thy country's, Thy God's and truth's ; then if thou fall'st...
Page 94 - His honour and the greatness of his name Shall be, and make new nations ; he shall flourish, And, like a mountain cedar, reach his branches To all the plains about him ; our children's children Shall see this and bless heaven.