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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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Women in Power in the Early Modern Drama

Theodora A. Jankowski - Literary Criticism - 1992 - 237 pages
..."king" and in her 1601 "Golden Speech" she said: "I know the title of a King is a glorious title. ... 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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Behind the Mask: The Life of Queen Elizabeth I

Jane Resh Thomas - Juvenile Nonfiction - 1998 - 196 pages
...my Crown, that I have reigned with your loves." She gave her people a glimpse of her difficulties: "To be a King and wear a crown is a thing more glorious...see it, than it is pleasant to them that bear it." And she made a sort of promise to them: "There will never Queen sit in my seat with more zeal to my...
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The Cambridge History of Early Modern English Literature

Muller Janel, David Loewenstein, Janel Mueller, Mueller, Janel M. Mueller, William Rainey Harper Distinguished Service Professor Emerita Janel Mueller - Literary Criticism - 2002 - 1038 pages
...Elizabeth had frequent recourse to the 'burdens of rule' topos, a rhetorical martyrdom akin to Foxe's own: 'To be a King and wear a crown is a thing more glorious...that see it than it is pleasant to them that bear it'57; 'The cares and troubles of a crown I cannot resemble more fitly than to the confections of a...
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Elizabeth I: Collected Works

Elizabeth 1.> (regina d'Inghilterra), Elżbieta I ((królowa Anglii ;), Elizabeth I, Isabel I (Reina de Inglaterra), Queen Elizabeth (England, I.), ELIZABETH I. Queen - Biography & Autobiography - 2000 - 446 pages
...have neglected or perverted what I have committed to them, I hope God will not lay their culps unto my charge. To be a king and wear a crown is a thing...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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Dressing Up for War: Transformations of Gender and Genre in the Discourse ...

Aránzazu Usandizaga, Andrew Monnickendam - Social Science - 2001 - 292 pages
...1581 speech, there was no possibility of adscribing any merit or strength to her female condition: 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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Heroes of History: A Brief History of Civilization from Ancient Times to the ...

Will Durant - History - 2002 - 351 pages
...the glory of my crown, that I have reigned with your loves. She bade them rise, and then continued: To be a king and wear a crown is a thing more glorious...than it is pleasant to them that bear it. ... For my own part, were it not for conscience' sake to discharge the duty that God hath laid upon me, and...
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Dressing Up for War: Transformations of Gender and Genre in the Discourse ...

Aránzazu Usandizaga, Andrew Monnickendam - Social Science - 2001 - 292 pages
...l58l speech, there was no possibility of adscribing any merit or strength to her female condition: To be a King and wear a crown is a thing more glorious to them that sec it. than it is pleasant to them that bear it. For myself. I was never so much enticed with the...
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Encyclopedia of leadership: A-E

George R. Goethals, Georgia Sorenson - Business & Economics - 2004 - 1927 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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Queen Elizabeth I: Selected Works

Elizabeth I (Queen of England) - History - 2005 - 348 pages
...know and remember that we also are to yield an account of our actions before the great [105 Judge. To be a king and wear a crown is a thing more glorious to them that see it than it is pleasing to them that bear it. For myself, I was never so much enticed with the glorious name of a...
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Elizabeth I: Queen of Tudor England

Myra Weatherly - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2005 - 112 pages
...loveth his subjects better. ... I count the glory of my crown, that I have reigned with your loves. To be a king and wear a crown is a thing more grievous to them that see it than it is to them that bear it. For myself, I was never so much enticed...
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