The Works of His Grace, George Villiers, Late Duke of Buckingham...

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Sam. Briscoe, and sold, 1715 - Drama - 416 pages
 

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Page 234 - And though God hath raised me high, yet this I count the glory of my crown, that I have reigned with your loves. This makes me that I do not so much rejoice that God hath made me to be a queen as to be a queen over so thankful a people.
Page 237 - Bounty have been abused, and my grants turned to the hurt of my people, contrary to my will and meaning ; or if any in authority under me, have neglected or perverted what I have committed to...
Page 237 - To be a king and wear a crown is a thing more glorious to them that see it than it is pleasant to them that bear it. For myself I was never so much enticed with the glorious name of a King or royal authority of a Queen as delighted that God hath made me his instrument to maintain his truth and glory and to defend this kingdom as I said from peril, dishonour, tyranny and oppression.
Page 31 - Though far unfit for me who do attend. Phi. Thou art grown courtly, boy. Oh, let all women That love black deeds learn to dissemble here ! Here by this paper she does write to me As if her heart were mines of adamant To all the world besides, but unto me A maiden snow that melted with my looks.
Page 49 - PHA. How will you have me kill him ? ARE. Not at all ; 'tis some distracted fellow.
Page 407 - ... and privilege of this house, all the rights and privileges of the house of commons, all the properties and liberties of the people, are to give way, not only to the interest, but the will and pleasure of the crown...
Page 279 - If the foot shall say, Because I am not the hand, I am not of the body; is it therefore not of the body?
Page 38 - Now you may take that little right I have To this poor kingdom : give it to your joy ; For I have no joy in it. Some far place, Where never womankind durst set her foot For...
Page 343 - Sufferings will ill upon you, in Cafe the Lord deny us now a Settlement, I am in very good Hopes, there will be found in you all, fuch melting Bowels towards...
Page 18 - I have seen the world, I never knew a man hasty to part With a servant he thought trusty. I remember, My father would prefer the boys he kept To greater men than he ; but did it not Till they were grown too saucy for himself, Phi.

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