Mary, Queen of Scots, 1542-1587: Extracts from the English, Spanish, and Venetian State Papers; Buchanan, Knox, Lesley, Melville, the "Diurnal of Occurents," Nau...

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Robert Sangster Rait
D. Nutt, 1900 - 327 páginas
 

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Página 18 - The very face of heaven, the time of her arrival, did manifestly speak what comfort was brought unto this country with her; to wit, sorrow, dolour, darkness, and all impiety; for in the memory of man, that day of the year, was never seen a more dolorous face of the heaven, than was at her arrival, which two days after did so continue; for...
Página xxxii - Why take the artistic way to prove so much? Because, it is the glory and good of Art, That Art remains the one way possible Of speaking truth, to mouths like mine at least.
Página 140 - And as it is hard to counterfeit so many, so the matter of them, and the manner how these men came by them, is such, as it seemeth that God (in whose sight murder and bloodshed of the innocent is abominable...
Página 135 - For ye shall affirm, in my name, I never wrote anything concerning that matter to any creature; and if any writings be, they are false and feigned, forged and invented by themselves, only to my dishonour and slander. And there are divers in Scotland, both men and women, that can counterfeit my handwriting, and write the like manner of writing which I use, as well as myself, and principally such as are in company with themselves.
Página 305 - would never deny her so slight a request"; and when Kent still hesitated, she added, with tears, "You know I am cousin to your Queen, of the blood of Henry the Seventh, a married Queen of France, and anointed Queen of Scotland.
Página 101 - The Queen behaved herself admirably well all the time of the baptism, and showed so much earnestness to entertain all the goodly company in the best manner, that this made her forget, in a good measure, her former ailments. But I am of the mind...
Página 55 - I see now well that you are weary of this company and treatment : I sent for you to be merry, and to see how like a bourgeois wife I live, with my little troop, and you will interrupt our pastime with your great and grave matters...
Página 227 - I desire no other thinge but that we may be together as husband and wife. And if ye will not consent hereto, I desire never to rise forthe of this bed.
Página 78 - ... town of Edinburgh, having understood this tumult in our palace, caused ring their common bell, came to us in great number, and desired to have seen our presence...
Página 79 - Lords to prevail, and how unacceptable it would be to other princes our confederates, in case he altered the religion. By this persuasion he was induced to condescend to the purpose taken by us, and to retire in our company to Dunbar.

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