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" 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. "
The Harleian Miscellany: Or, A Collection of Scarce, Curious, and ... - Page 354
edited by - 1809
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Studies and Illustrations of the Great Rebellion

John Langton Sanford - Great Britain - 1858 - 630 pages
...also are to yield an account of our actions before the great Judge. To be a king and wear a crown is 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...
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The London Review, Volume 17

William Lonsdale Watkinson, William Theophilus Davison - 1862
...in my heart that tended not to my people's good.' In the same high-toned strain she proceeds, •' To be a king and wear a crown is a thing more glorious to them that see it than it is to them that wear it. For myself I was never so much enticed with the glorious name of a king, or the...
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Afloat and ashore with sir Walter Raleigh

Janet Hardy - 1876
...vanities, all is vanity.' 'To be a king, and to wear a crown,' said the solitary heart-crushed woman, ' 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 enchanted with the glorious name of a king or the royal authority of a queen, as...
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English Prose: From Maundevile to Thackeray

Arthur Galton - English prose - 1888 - 333 pages
...me have neglected, or converted what I have committed unto them, I hope God will not lay their culps to my charge. To be a king, and wear a crown, is a thing more glorious to them that see it than its pleasant to them that bear it : for myself, I never was so much enticed with the glorious name...
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Open Sesame!: Poetry and Prose for School-days, Volume 3

Blanche Wilder Bellamy, Maud Wilder Goodwin - Readers and speakers - 1891
...island crags To be lost evermore in the main. FROM "THE GOLDEN SPEECH" OF QUEEN ELIZABETH. EXTRACT. To be a King, and wear a crown, is a thing more glorious...that see it than it is pleasant to them that bear itj for myself, I never was so much enticed with the glorious name of a King, or the royal authority...
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The Speaker's Garland, Volume 9

Phineas Garrett - Readers - 1897
...as needful To being as breath ; Loving is dreaming — And waking is death. ffReitty. To be a kioe, and wear a crown, is a thing more glorious to them...that see it than it is pleasant to them that bear it. Queen Elizabeth. This world is but the rugeed road Which leads us to the bright abode Of peace above...
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Selections from the Sources of English History: Being a Supplement to Text ...

Charles William Colby - Great Britain - 1899 - 325 pages
...me have neglected, or converted what I have committed unto them, I hope God will not lay their culps to my charge. To be a king, and wear a crown, is a thing more glorious to them that see it than it's pleasant to them that bear it : for myself, I never was so much enticed with the glorious name...
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Selections from the Sources of English History: Being a Supplement to Text ...

Charles William Colby - Great Britain - 1899 - 325 pages
...me have neglected, or converted what I have committed unto them, I hope God will not lay their culps to my charge. To be a king, and wear a crown, is a thing more glorious to them that see it than it's pleasant to them that bear it : for myself, I never was so much enticed with the glorious name...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 169

England - 1901
...last breath. " To be a King," said Elizabeth when for the last time she opened Parliament, " and to wear a crown is a thing more glorious to them that...it is pleasant to them that bear it. For myself, I was never so much enticed with the glorious name of King or the royal authority of a Queen, as delighted...
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Musings Without Method: A Record of 1900-01

Charles Whibley - English essays - 1902 - 323 pages
...last breath. "To be a King," said Elizabeth when for the last time she opened Parliament, " and to wear a crown is a thing more glorious to them that...it is pleasant to them that bear it. For myself, I was never so much enticed with the glorious name of King or the royal authority of a Queen, as delighted...
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