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Page 154 - ... life, which nevertheless was, indeed, but the privilege of his order ; and the pity in the common people, which if it run in a strong stream, doth ever cast up scandal and envy, made it generally rather talked than believed that all was but the king's device. But howsoever it were, hereupon Perkin, that had offended against grace now the third time, was at the last proceeded with, and by commissioners of oyer and...
Page 165 - King being present, did put the case; that if God should take the King's two sons without issue, that , then the kingdom of England would fall to the King of Scotland, which might prejudice the monarchy of England. Whereunto the King himself replied ; that if that should be, Scotland would be but an accession to England, and not England to Scotland, for that the greater would draw; the less : and that it was a safer union for England than that of France. This passed as an oracle, and silenced those...
Page 185 - He advanced church-men: he was tender in the privilege of sanctuaries, though they wrought him much mischief. He built and endowed many religious foundations, besides his memorable hospital of the Savoy: and yet was he a great alms-giver in secret; which shewed,-that his works in public were dedicated rather to God's glory than his own.
Page 207 - And for your Lordship, perhaps you shall not find more strength and less encounter in any other. And if your Lordship shall find now, or at any time, that I do seek or affect any place whereunto any that is nearer unto your Lordship shall be concurrent, say then that I am a most dishonest man.
Page 94 - Lastly, she raised his thoughts with some present rewards, and farther promises ; setting before him chiefly the glory and fortune of a crown if things went well, and a sure refuge to her court, if the worst should fall. After such time as she thought he was perfect in his lesson, she began to cast with herself from what coast this blazing star should first appear, and at what time it must be upon the ho- } rizon of Ireland ; for there had the like meteor strong influence before.
Page 372 - If you take my lord Coke, this will follow; first, your Majesty shall put an overruling nature into an overruling place, which may breed an extreme ; next, you shall blunt his industries in matter of your finances, which seemeth to aim at another place ; and lastly, popular men are no sure mounters for your Majesty's saddle.
Page 297 - ... stand at a stay. And surely I may not endure, in public place, to be wronged without repelling the same to my best advantage to right myself. You are great, and therefore have the more enviers, which would be glad to have you paid at another's cost.
Page 284 - ... be popular, and not by any fashions of his own : he is thought somewhat general in his favours ; and his virtue of access is rather, because he is much abroad and in press, than that he giveth easy audience. He hasteneth to a mixture of both kingdoms and occasions, faster perhaps than policy will well bear.
Page 406 - ... disgrace upon slight grounds, and that sometimes untruly ; so that your reproofs or commendations are for the most part neglected and contemned ; when the censure of a judge, coming slow but sure, should be a brand to the guilty, and a crown to the virtuous.
Page 145 - ... blood should be spilt. The king, as soon as he heard of Perkin's flight, sent presently five hundred horse to pursue and apprehend him, before he should get either to the sea, or to that same little island called a sanctuary. But they came too late for the latter of these. Therefore all they could do, was to beset the sanctuary, and to maintain a strong watch about it, till the king's pleasure were further known.