Life of Mary, Queen of Scots, 第 2 卷

Harper & Bros., 1840

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第 215 頁 - ... agreeable woman rather than an illustrious queen. The vivacity of her spirit, not sufficiently tempered with sound judgment, and the warmth of her heart, which was not at all times under the restraint of discretion, betrayed her both into errors and into crimes. To say that she was always unfortunate...
第 201 頁 - God forbid I should make so foul a shipwreck of my conscience, or leave so great a blot to my poor posterity, as to shed blood without law or warrant.
第 252 頁 - Bothwell for her husband, but avoweth constantly that she will live and die with him, and saith that if it were put to her choice to relinquish her crown and kingdom or the Lord Bothwell, she would leave her kingdom and dignity to go as a simple damsel with him, and that she will never consent that he shall fare worse or have more harm than herself.
第 15 頁 - Charles James, James Charles, Prince and Steward of Scotland, Duke of Rothesay, Earl of Carrick, Lord of the Isles, and Baron of Renfrew.
第 122 頁 - When that the poor have cried, Caesar hath wept: Ambition should be made of sterner stuff: Yet Brutus says, he was ambitious; And Brutus is an honourable man. You all did see, that on the Lupercal, I thrice presented him a kingly crown, Which he did thrice refuse.
第 160 頁 - Scottish speech, and a searching wit, clouded with mildness. Fame might move some to relieve her, and glory joined to gain might stir others to adventure much for her sake ; then joy is a lively infective sense and carrieth many persuasions to the heart which ruleth all the rest.
第 75 頁 - Bothwell, after taking the queen's bridle, " boasted to marry the queen, who would or who would not ; yea, whether she would herself or not.
第 233 頁 - How shamefully the queen, our sovereign, was led captive, and by fear, force, and (as by many conjectures may be well suspected) other extraordinary and more unlawful means, compelled...
第 17 頁 - 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...
第 183 頁 - ... empower twentyfour persons, by a commission under the great seal, to examine into, and pass sentence upon such offences ; and after judgment given, a proclamation...