The life of Edward lord Herbert of Cherbury, written by himself [ed. by H. Walpole.].

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עמוד 53 - Sir James Croft, a pensioner, finding the queen stayed, returned back and told who I was, and that I had married Sir William Herbert of St. Gillian's daughter. The queen hereupon looked attentively upon me, and swearing again her ordinary oath, said it is pity he was married so young, and thereupon gave her hand to kiss twice, both times gently clapping me on the cheek.
עמוד 84 - And now, if I may say it without vanity, I was in great esteem both in court and city, many of the greatest desiring my company, though yet before that time I had no acquaintance with them. Richard, Earl of Dorset,* to whom otherwise I was a stranger, one day invited me to...
עמוד 89 - Ayres and his men, I ran violently against Sir John Ayres ; but he, knowing my sword had no point, held his sword and dagger over his head, as believing I...
עמוד 90 - I making towards him with intention to close, thinking that there was otherwise no safety for me, put by a thrust of his with my left hand, and so coming within him...
עמוד 22 - ... occur in this world; so I believe, since my coming into this world my soul hath formed or produced certain faculties which are almost as useless for this life, as the above-named senses were for the mother's womb; and these faculties are hope, faith, love, and joy, since they...
עמוד 172 - ... me that I took my petition as granted, and that I had the sign I demanded, whereupon also I resolved to print my book.
עמוד 145 - ... else, which sweetness also was found to be in my breath above others, before I used to take tobacco, which towards my latter time I was forced to take against certain rheums and catarrhs that trouble me, which yet did not taint my breath for any long time...
עמוד 16 - Lincolnshire, who had by her divers children, the eldest son of whom, though young, fought divers duels, in one of which it was his fortune to kill one Lee, of a great family in Lancashire.
עמוד 43 - ... express himself, than by those words which may smell either of the lamp or ink-horn ; so that, in general, one may observe that men who fortify and uphold their speeches with strong and evident reasons, have ever operated more on the minds of the auditors, than those who have made rhetorical excursions. It will be better for a man who is doubtful of his pay to take an ordinary silver piece with its due stamp upon it, than an extraordinary gilded piece, which may perchance contain a baser metal...
עמוד 60 - I constrained him to restore the ribband, or fight with me; but the gentleman seeing him unwilling to accept of this challenge, went out from the place, whereupon, I following him, some of the gentlemen that belonged to the Constable taking notice hereof, acquainted him therewith, who sending for the French cavalier, checked him well for his sauciness, in taking the ribband away from his grandchild, and afterwards...

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