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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
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Crowns & Coronations: A History of Regalia

William Jones - Coronations - 1902 - 551 pages
...Elizabeth, in her speech to the last Parliament (November 30, 1601), said, " To be a king and weare a crown, is a. thing more glorious to them that see it, than it is pleasant to them that beare it ; for myselfe I never was so much inticed with the glorious name of a king, or the royall...
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The Fireside annual [afterw.] pictorial annual [formerly Our own fireside ...

Fireside pictorial annual - 1876
...cherished in my heart that tended not to ray 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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The English Patents of Monopoly

William Hyde Price - Monopolies - 1906 - 261 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 of...
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The English Patents of Monopoly

William Hyde Price - Monopolies - 1906 - 261 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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Tudor Rule and Revolution: Essays for G R Elton from His American Friends

Geoffrey Rudolph Elton - History - 1982 - 418 pages
...well know and remember that we also are to yield an account of our actions before the great Judge. To be a King and wear a crown is a thing more glorious...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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Threshold of a Nation: A Study in English and Irish Drama

Philip Edwards - Drama - 1979 - 284 pages
...well know and remember that we are also to yield an account of our actions before the great Judge. To be a King and wear a crown is a thing more glorious...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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Women Writers of the Renaissance and Reformation

Katharina M. Wilson - Literary Criticism - 1987 - 638 pages
...Two years before in a speech to Parliament which became known as the Golden Speech, Elizabeth said, "To be a King and wear a crown is a thing more glorious...see it, than it is pleasant to them that bear it." She made the Crown glorious by her wit, her poise, and her love of England. That glory is reflected...
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Elizabethan Popular Culture

Leonard R. N. Ashley - History - 1988 - 316 pages
...well know and remember that we also are to yield an account of our actions before the great Judge. To be a King and wear a crown is a thing more glorious...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 Word of a Prince: A Life of Elizabeth I from Contemporary Documents

Maria Perry - Biography & Autobiography - 1999 - 267 pages
...well know and remember that we also are to yield an account of our actions before the great judge. To be a king and wear a crown is a thing more glorious...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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Defoe's Politics: Parliament, Power, Kingship and 'Robinson Crusoe'

Manuel Schonhorn - Literary Criticism - 1991 - 174 pages
...well know and remember that we also are to yield an account of our actions before the great Judge. To be a King and wear a crown is a thing more glorious...it is pleasant to them that bear it. For myself, I was never so much enticed with the glorious name of King or royal authority of a Queen, as delighted...
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