The Castles of Mary, Queen of Scots: Being a Historical Description of Every Castellated Erection which Formed a Residence Or a Prison to that Queen

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T. Tegg, 1835 - 248 pages

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Page 242 - Bow down thine ear to me ; deliver me speedily : be thou my strong rock, for an house of defence to save me. For thou art my rock and my fortress ; therefore for thy name's sake lead me, and guide me.
Page 204 - No more its arches echo to the noise Of joy and festive mirth. No more the glance Of blazing taper through its windows beams, And quivers on the undulating wave : But naked stand the melancholy walls, Lash'd by the wintry tempests, cold and bleak, That whistle mournful thro' the empty halls, And piece-meal crumble down the tow'rs to dust.
Page 186 - My weak faith hath been upheld. I have been in my inward man marvellously supported; though I assure thee, I grow an old man, and feel infirmities of age marvellously stealing upon me.
Page 34 - ... for the king, saying he desired to speak with him. While, at the last, he came where the king was sitting in the desk at his prayers ; but when he saw the king, he made him little reverence or salutation, but leaned down...
Page 60 - And the Lord visited Sarah as he had said, and the Lord did unto Sarah as he had spoken ; for Sarah conceived, and bare Abraham a son in his old age, at the set time of which God had spoken to him.
Page 35 - Inglis the marshal, who were, at that time, young men, and special servants to the king's grace, were standing presently beside the king, who thought to have laid hands on this man, that they might have...
Page 186 - I have not leisure to write much. But I could chide thee that in many of thy Letters thou writest to me, That I should not be unmindful of thee and thy little ones. Truly, if I love you not too well, I think I err not on the other hand much. Thou art dearer to me than any creature; let that suffice.
Page 164 - I thought fit to send this Trumpet to you, to let you know, That if you please to walk away with your company, and deliver the House to such as I shall send to receive it, you shall have liberty to carry off your arms and goods, and such other necessaries as you have.
Page 164 - ... expect what I doubt you will not be pleased with. I expect your present answer, and rest, Your servant, OLIVER CROMWELL.* The Governor of Borthwick Castle, Lord Borthwick of that Ilk, did as he was bidden ;
Page 177 - Major observes, full of taunts, ordered one of her female attendants to wipe off the dirt with her handkerchief: and when the Earl of Salisbury commanded that enormous machine, called the Sow, to be advanced to the foot of the walls, she scoffingly advised him to take good care of his Sow, for she should soon make her cast her Pigs...

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