Life of Edward the Black Prince

Rivingtons, 1876 - 235 σελίδες

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Σελίδα 77 - Because a great part of the people, and especially of workmen and servants, late died of the pestilence, many seeing the necessity of masters, and great scarcity of servants, will not serve unless they may receive excessive wages...
Σελίδα 42 - Now, sir Thomas, return back to those that sent you and tell them from me, not to send again for me this day, or expect that I shall come, let what will happen, as long as my son has life ; and say that I command them to let the boy win his spurs ; for I am determined, if it please God, that all the glory and honour of this day shall be given to him, and to those into whose care I have entrusted him.
Σελίδα 176 - It was a most melancholy business; for all ranks, ages and sexes cast themselves on their knees before the prince, begging for mercy; but he was so inflamed with passion and revenge that he listened to none, but all were put to the sword, wherever they could be found...
Σελίδα 79 - Spaniards did not pay much attention to this intelligence : however, after they had disposed of their goods, they amply provided their ships from Sluys with arms and artillery, and all such archers, cross-bowmen and soldiers as were willing to receive pay. The king of England hated these Spaniards greatly, and said publicly : " We have for a long time spared these people ; for which they have done us much harm ; without amending their conduct : on the contrary, they grow more arrogant ; for which...
Σελίδα 50 - King Edward looked at her for some time in silence, and then said, 'Ah, lady ! I wish you had been anywhere else than here. You have entreated in such a manner, that I cannot refuse you. I therefore give them you : do as you please with them.
Σελίδα 18 - I have for a long time wished to meet with them, and now, please God and St. George, we will fight with them ; for, in truth, they have done me so much mischief that I will be revenged on them if it be possible.
Σελίδα 134 - My lord and king, be not aggrieved : I covet not your gold, but your play; for I have not bid you hither that I might grieve you, but that amongst other things I might try your play;' and gave him his money again, plentifully bestowing his own amongst the retinue.
Σελίδα ii - A Short History of the English People." ROME. By the Rev. M. CREIGHTON, MA, late Fellow and Tutor of Merton College, Oxford. With Eleven Maps. i8mo. is. " The author has been curiously successful in telling in an intelligent way the story of Rome from first to last."— SCHOOL BOARD CHRONICLE.
Σελίδα 102 - ... those of our side who have seen and observed the actions of each party have unanimously allowed this to be your due, and decree you the prize and garland for it." At the end of this speech there were murmurs of praise heard from every one ; and the French said the prince had spoken nobly and truly, and that he would be one of the most gallant princes in Christendom, if God should grant him life to pursue his career of glory.
Σελίδα 76 - Through love of man the Saviour came, Through love of man he died ; He suffered want, reproach, and shame, Was scourged, and crucified. Oh ! think then on thy Saviour's pain, And lash the sinner, lash again.

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