Memoirs of the Court of Queen Elizabeth, 第 1 卷

Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green, 1826

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第 98 頁 - I am with him. And when I am called from him, I fall on weeping, because whatsoever I do else but learning, is full of grief, trouble, fear, and whole misliking unto me. And thus my book hath been so much my pleasure, and bringeth daily to me more pleasure and more, that in respect of it, all other pleasures, in very deed, be but trifles and troubles unto me.
第 257 頁 - And in the end, this shall be for me sufficient, that a marble stone shall declare that a Queen, having reigned such a time, lived and died a virgin.
第 236 頁 - This judgment I have of you: that you will not be corrupted with any manner of gift, and that you will be faithful to the state, and that without respect of my private will, you will give me that counsel that you think best...
第 95 頁 - She read with me almost the whole of Cicero and a great part of Livy : from these two authors; indeed, her knowledge of the Latin language has been almost exclusively derived. The beginning of the day was always devoted by her to the New Testament in Greek, after which she read select orations of Isocrates...
第 380 頁 - I answered, as I was walking with my lord of Hunsdon, as we passed by the chamber door, I heard such melody as ravished me, whereby I was drawn in ere 1 knew how; excusing my fault of homeliness as being brought up in the court of France, where such freedom was allowed...
第 214 頁 - House, under the custody of Sir Thomas Pope, she was visited by Queen Mary. The next morning they were entertained with a grand exhibition of bearbaiting, " with which their highnesses were right well content.
第 94 頁 - The constitution of her mind is exempt from female weakness, and she is endued with a masculine power of application. No apprehension can be quicker than hers, no memory more retentive. French and Italian she speaks like English; Latin with fluency, propriety, and judgment; she also spoke Greek with me, frequently, willingly, and moderately well.
第 200 頁 - And first, within the porch and jaws of Hell, Sat deep Remorse of Conscience, all besprent With tears; and to herself oft would she tell Her wretchedness, and cursing never stent To sob and sigh; but ever thus lament, 1 going.
第 404 頁 - All present marvelled whence proceeded such a change ; for the Queen did sit down, putting her hand under her cheek, bursting out to some of her ladies, that the Queen of Scots was mother of a fair son, while she was but a barren stock.
第 199 頁 - and see what I shall show, Come, hear the plaining and the bitter bale Of worthy men by Fortune overthrow. Come thou, and see them rueing all in row, They were but shades that erst in mind thou rolled.