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" ... them to pray for her. One of her maids, whom she had appointed for that purpose, covered her eyes with a handkerchief; she laid herself down without any sign of fear or trepidation ; and her head was severed from her body at two strokes by the executioner.... "
The History of Scotland from the Invasion of the Romans Till the Union with ... - Page 215
by Daniel Macintosh - 1821
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An Abridgement of the History of England: From the Invasion of Julius Caesar ...

Oliver Goldsmith - Great Britain - 1806 - 346 pages
...herself down without any fear or trepidation. Then reciting a psalm, and repeating a pious ejaculation, her head was severed from her body at two strokes, by the executioner. In contemplating the contentions of mankind, we find almost ever both sides culpable ; Mary, who) was...
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The History of England, from the Invasion of Julius Cęsar to the ..., Volume 5

David Hume - Great Britain - 1807 - 552 pages
...purpose, covered v^v^L/ her eyes with a handkerchief; she laid herself down i»r. without any sign of fear or trepidation ; and her head was severed...held it up to the spectators, streaming with blood, and agitated with the convulsions of death : The dean of Peterborovr alone exclaimed, " So perish all...
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An Impartial History of Ireland from the Period of the English ..., Volume 2

Dennis Taaffe - Ireland - 1810 - 590 pages
...appointed for that purpose, covered her eyes with a handkerchief; she laid herself down, without any sign of fear or trepidation, and her head was severed from...held it up to the spectators, streaming with blood, and agitated with the convulsions of death : the dean of Peterborow alone exclaimed, " So perish all...
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The History of England: From the Earliest Times to the Death of ..., Volume 3

Oliver Goldsmith - 1810 - 340 pages
...herself down without any fear or trepidation, then reciting* psalm, and repeating a pious ejaculation, her head was severed from her body at two strokes by the executioner. He instantly held _itu|> to the spectators, streaming with blood, and agitated with the convulsions of death; the dean...
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An abridgment of The history of England, continued to 1810

Oliver Goldsmith - 1810 - 386 pages
...herself down without any fear or trepidation. Then reciting a psalm, and repeating a pious ejaculation, her head was severed from her body, at two strokes, by the executioners. In contemplating the contentions of mankind, we find almost ever both sides culpable...
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The history of England, from the invasion of Julius Cęsar to the revolution ...

David Hume - Great Britain - 1812 - 550 pages
...that purpose, covered XLj^ her eyes with a handkerchief; she laid herself down Ij8_ without any sign of fear or trepidation ; and her head was severed...held it up to the spectators, streaming with blood, and agitated with the convulsions of death : The Dean of Peterborow alone exclaimed, " So perish all...
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An abridgment of The history of England, continued to 1810. Genuine ed ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1812 - 396 pages
...herself down without any fear or trepidation. Then reciting a psalm, and repealing a pious ejaculation, her head was severed from her body at two strokes, by the executioner. In contemplating the contentions of mankind, we find •almost ever both sides culpable ; Mary, who...
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The Juvenile Tourist ; Or, Excursions Into the West of England: Into the ...

John Evans - England - 1818 - 564 pages
...had BATTLE OF NASEBY. 187 appointed for that purpose, covered her eyes with a handkerchief — she then laid herself down without any signs of fear or...trepidation, and her head was severed from her body at three strokes by the executioner. He instantly held it up to the spectators streaming with blood, and...
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Handbuch der englischen sprache und literature, Volume 1

H. Nolte - 1823 - 646 pages
...appointed for1 that purpose, covered her eyes with a handkerchief; she laid herself down, without any sign of fear or trepidation; and her head was severed from...held it up to the spectators, streaming with blood and agitated with the convulsions of death : the dean of Peterborów atone exclaimed: „So perish...
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The History of England: From the Invasion of Julius Caesar to the ..., Volume 6

David Hume, Tobias Smollett, William Jones - Great Britain - 1828 - 440 pages
...appointed for that purpose, covered her eyes with a handkerchief; she laid herself down without any sign of fear or trepidation ; and her head was severed...held it up to the spectators, streaming with blood and agitated with the convulsions of death : the dean of Peterborough alone exclaimed, " So perish...
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