Mr. Pope's Literary Correspondence. Volume the Fourth. With Letters, &c. To, and From, Mr. Addison. Bishop Atterbury. ... To which are Added, Muscovian Letters

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Página 20 - ... enemy, I no sooner received this message by him, than I rightly conceived your meaning; and if, as you say, confessing a truth indeed may procure my safety, I shall with all willingness and duty perform your command. But let not your grace...
Página 21 - Try me, good king, but let me have a lawful trial, and let not my sworn enemies sit as my accusers and judges ; yea, let me receive an open trial, for my truth shall fear no open shame...
Página 21 - ... of mine enemies, withdraw your princely favour from me ; neither let that stain, that unworthy stain, of a disloyal heart towards your good grace, ever cas,t so foul a blot on your most dutiful wife, and the infant princess your daughter.
Página 17 - I am so bold to trouble you with my simple and rude writing, esteeming it to proceed from her that is much desirous to know that your Grace does well, as I perceive by this bearer that you do. The which I pray God long to continue, as I am most bound to pray; for I do know the great pains and troubles that you have taken for me, both day and night, is never like to be recompensed on my part, but alonely in loving you, next unto the King's grace, above all creatures living.
Página 42 - I choose to bear. In glowing youth, when nature bids be gay, And every joy of life before me lay, By honour prompted, and by pride...
Página 19 - That King James II., having endeavoured to subvert the constitution of the kingdom, by breaking the original contract between king and people ; and by the advice of Jesuits and other wicked persons, having violated the fundamental laws and having withdrawn himself out of the kingdom, has abdicated the government, and that the throne is thereby vacant.
Página 19 - I have hitherto had so great plenty, that all the days of my life I am most bound of all creatures, next the King's Grace, to love and serve your Grace: of the which I beseech you never to doubt that ever I shall vary from this thought as long as any breath is in my body.
Página 21 - ... lawfully proved, your grace is at liberty, both before God and man, not only to execute worthy punishment on me as an unlawful wife...
Página 22 - ... for whose sake I am now as I am, whose name I could some good while since have pointed unto, your grace being not ignorant of my suspicion therein.
Página 21 - I knew was fit and sufficient to draw that fancy to some other subject. You have chosen me from a low estate to be your queen and companion, far beyond my desert or desire.

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