Memoirs of Lady Fanshawe: Wife of Sir Richard Fanshawe, Bart., Ambassador from Charles the Second to the Courts of Portugal and Madrid

H. Colburn and R. Bentley, 1830 - 332 頁


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第 98 頁 - I knocked and called long to no purpose, until at length the cabin-boy came and opened the door ; I, all in tears, desired him to be so good as to give me his blue...
第 115 頁 - I would go under his window and softly call him, he, after the first time excepted, never failed to put out his head at the first call, thus we talked together, and sometimes I was so wet with the rain, that it went in at my neck and out at my heels.
第 8 頁 - I shall do well" ; and taking him in his arms said, "Thou hast ever been an honest man, and I hope God will bless thee and make thee a happy servant to my son...
第 26 頁 - That servile path thou nobly dost decline, Of tracing word by word, and line by line: A new and nobler way thou dost pursue, To make translations and translators too: They but preserve the ashes, thou the flame, True to his sense, but truer to his fame.
第 117 頁 - ... instrumental, for aught he knew, to hang them all that sat there, if ever he had opportunity, but if he had liberty for a time, that he might take the engagement before he went out : upon which Cromwell said, ' I never knew that the engagement* was a medicine for the scorbutic.
第 116 頁 - Cromwell, who had a great respect for your father, and would have bought him off to his service upon any terms. ' Being one day to solicit for my husband's liberty for a time, he bid me bring the next day a certificate from a physician, that he was really ill. Immediately I went to Dr. Batters, that was by chance both physician to Cromwell and to our family, who gave me one very favourable in my husband's behalf.
第 135 頁 - King, who came privately without any train.-fAs soon as the King had notice of the Queen's landing, he immediately sent my husband that night to welcome her Majesty on shore, and followed himself the next day ; and upon the 21st of May the King married the Queen at Portsmouth, in the presence-chamber of his Majesty's house. There was a rail across the upper part of the room...
第 302 頁 - ... is inclined to flatter himself, I am desirous to hope that I am not admitted to greater intimacy than others without some qualifications for so advantageous a distinction, and shall think it my duty to justify, by constant respect and sincerity, the favours which you have been pleased to show me. I am, my Lord, Your Excellency's most humble and most obedient Servant, J.
第 80 頁 - I told you, my husband and I went into France, by the way of Portsmouth, where, walking by the sea side about a mile from our lodgings, two ships of the Dutch, then in war with England, shot bullets at us so near that we heard them whiz by us ; at which I called to my husband to make haste back, and began to run, but he altered not his pace, saying, ' If we must be killed, it were as good to be killed walking as running.1...
第 68 頁 - I ; that in the night she knew there came a post from Paris from the queen, and that she would be extremely glad to hear what the queen commanded the king in order to his affairs ; saying, if I would ask my husband privately, he would tell me what he found in the packet, and I might tell her. I, that was young and innocent, and to that day had never in my mouth