Lives of British Statesmen, Volumen1

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Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1820

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Página 165 - And I find them so curiously penned, so full of branches and circumstances, that I think the inquisition of Spain used not so many questions to comprehend and to trap their priests.
Página 43 - I find His Grace my very good lord indeed, and I believe he doth as singularly favour me as any subject within this Realm; howbeit, son Roper, I may tell thee I have no cause to be proud thereof, for if my head would win him a castle in France (for then there was war between us), it should not fail to go.
Página 293 - Neither, by my consent, shalt thou train them up in wars; for he that sets up his rest to live by that profession, can hardly be an honest man, or a good Christian. Besides it is a science no longer in request than use. For soldiers in peace, are like chimneys in summer.
Página 112 - I pray you Master Lieutenant, see me safe up, and for my coming down let me shift for myself.
Página 292 - And suffer not thy sons to pass the Alps, for they shall learn nothing there but pride, blasphemy, and atheism. And if by travel they get a few broken languages, that shall profit them nothing more than to have one meat served in divers dishes. Neither, by my consent, shalt thou train them up in wars; for he that sets up his rest to live by that profession can hardly be an honest man or a good Christian; besides...
Página 290 - Son ROBERT, THE virtuous inclinations of thy matchless mother, by whose tender and godly care thy infancy was governed ; together with thy education under so zealous and excellent a tutor; puts me in rather assurance than hope, that thou art not ignorant of that...
Página 113 - His death was of a piece with his life. There was nothing in it new, forced, or affected. He did not look upon the severing...
Página 225 - Cecil's despatch of business was extraordinary, his maxim being, " The shortest way to do many things is to do only one thing at once...
Página 291 - Enquire diligently of her disposition, and how her parents have been inclined in their youth. Let her not be poor, how generous soever. For a man can buy nothing in the market with gentility. Nor chuse a base and uncomely creature altogether for wealth; for it will cause contempt in others, and loathing in thee.
Página 291 - Nor chuse a base and uncomely creature altogether for wealth ; for it will cause contempt in others and loathing in thee. Neither make choice of a dwarf or a fool ; for by the one thou shalt beget a race of pigmies ; the other will be thy continual disgrace ; and it will yirke f thee to hear her talk. For thou shalt find it to thy great grief, that there is nothing more fulsome £ than a shefool.

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