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Page 240 - Who spills the foremost foeman's life, His party- conquers in the strife.'" — "Then, by my word," the Saxon said, "The riddle is already read.
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Page 67 - there to put all to fire and sword, to burn Edinburgh town, and to raze and deface it, when you have sacked it, and gotten what you can out of it, as that it may remain for ever a perpetual memory of the vengeance of God lighted upon it for their falsehood and disloyalty. Do what you can...
Page 5 - Adieu ! farewell : it came with a lass, and it will pass with a lass ; and so he recommended himself to the mercy of Almighty God, and spake little from that time forth, but turned his back to his lords, and his face to the wall.
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Page 209 - And unto the gentlemen, who were wondrously commoved, she turned again and said, " Oh, my hearts, should ye not love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your mind, and should ye not luifyom neighbors as yourselfes ? " With these and the like fair words,' pursues Knox, ' she kept the Bishops from buffets at that time.
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Page 454 - We know of no book in the English language so calculated to rivet the attention, and awaken the purest and deepest sympathies of the heart, as the Diary o/ a Late Physician. The man who has not read these tales has yet to learn a lesson in the mysteries of human nature...
Page 158 - Great-Chamber, and her Presence-Chamber, of Gentlemen. And so having brought her to her Chamber, I retired to Mine. I went to her to Dinner; she dined under the same Cloth of State, at my left Hand; at her rereward dined my Cousin Francis, and my Cousin Margaret; at Mine sat the French Ambassador. We were served by two Services, two Sewers, Cup-bearers, Carvers, and Gentlemen. Her Master Hostell came before her Service, and my Officers before Mine.
Page 67 - Do what you can, out of hand, and without long tarrying, to beat down and overthrow the castle, sack Holyrood house, and as many towns and villages about Edinburgh as ye conveniently can ; sack Leith, and burn and subvert it, and all the rest, putting man, woman, and child to jire and sword, without exception, when any resistance shall be made against you...