The Handy Volume "Waverly" ...: Kenilworth

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Bradbury, Agnew, 1877
 

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Pàgina 210 - The night had been rainy, and just where the young gentleman stood, a small quantity of mud interrupted the Queen's passage. As she hesitated to pass on, the gallant, throwing his cloak from his shoulders, laid it on the miry spot, so as to insure her stepping over it dry-shod. Elizabeth looked at the young man, who accompanied this act of devoted courtesy with a profound reverence, and a blush that overspread his whole countenance.
Pàgina 216 - Raleigh?" said Elizabeth, after a moment's recollection, " have we not heard of your service in Ireland?" " I have been so fortunate as to do some service there, madam," replied Raleigh, "scarce however of consequence sufficient to reach your Grace's ears.
Pàgina 298 - Lawn as white as driven snow ; Cyprus black as e'er was crow...
Pàgina 212 - You have this day spoiled a gay mantle in our service, young man. We thank you for your service, though the manner of offering it was unusual, and something bold." "In a sovereign's need," answered the youth, ''it is each liegeman's duty to be bold.
Pàgina 260 - That very time I saw, (but thou couldst not,) Flying between the cold moon and the earth, Cupid all arm'd: a certain aim he took At a fair vestal, throned by the west...
Pàgina 211 - on me, the noble Earl of Sussex's master of horse." " I have nothing to say to that," answered the messenger ; " my orders are directly from her majesty, and concern this gentleman only." So saying, he walked away, followed by "Walter, leaving the others behind — Blount's eyes almost starting from his head with the excess of his astonishment. At length he gave vent to it in an exclamation — "Who the good jere would have thought this?
Pàgina 260 - That very time I saw, but thou couldst not, Flying between the cold moon and the earth, Cupid all arm'd : a certain aim he took At a fair vestal throned by the west, And...
Pàgina 211 - The young cavalier was, in the meanwhile, guided to the waterside by the Pensioner, who showed him considerable respect ; a circumstance which, to persons in his situation, may be considered as an augury of no small consequence. He ushered him into one of the wherries which lay ready to attend the Queen's barge, which was already proceeding up the river, with the advantage of that floodtide, of which, in the course of their descent, Blount had complained to his associates.
Pàgina 578 - The Earl of Leicester gave a bottle of liquor to his Lady, which he willed her to use in any faintness ; which she, after his returne from court, not knowing it was poison, gave him, and so he died.
Pàgina 376 - We cannot but add, 375 that of this lordly palace, where princes feasted and heroes fought, now in the bloody earnest of storm and siege, and now in the games of chivalry, where beauty dealt the prize which valour won, all is now desolate.

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