Clumber Chase, or Love's riddle solved by a royal sphinx, Volume 1
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Clumber Chase, Or Love's Riddle Solved by a Royal Sphinx
George Gordon Scott
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Page 85 - I after a while prayed her to come to bed ; so, after an hour or two, she silent, and I now and then praying her to come to bed, she fell out into a fury, that I was a rogue, and false to her.
Page 160 - But if a man live many years, and rejoice in them all; yet let him remember the days of darkness; for they shall be many.
Page 324 - Lady indeed," (said the gentleman,) " but I see her in blood." Whereupon my Lord Newborough laughed at him ; and all the company going out of the room, we parted : and I believe none of us thought more of the matter ; I am sure I did not. My wife was at that time perfectly well in health, and looked as well as ever she did in her life. In the beginning of the next month she fell ill of the smallpox : she was always very apprehensive of that disease, and used to say, if she ever had it she should...
Page 212 - Must my house or my roof be polluted with the scent of bears and bulls, when it is perfumed for great ladies ? Is this according to the instrument, when I married you ? that I would be princess, and reign in mine own house; and you would be my subject, and obey me?
Page 13 - Full oft within the spacious walls, When he had fifty winters o'er him, My grave lord-keeper led the brawls ; The seal and maces danced before him. His bushy beard, and shoe-strings green, His high-crown'd hat, and satin doublet, Moved the stout heart of England's queen, Though Pope and Spaniard could not trouble it.
Page 86 - Princesse, at the Cockpit all night, where General Monk treated them ; and after supper a play, where the King did put a great affront upon Singleton's musique, he bidding them stop, and made the French musique play, which, my Lord says, do much outdo all ours.
Page 324 - My wife was at that time perfectly well in health, and looked as well as ever she did in her life. In the beginning of the next month she fell ill of the small-pox : she was always very apprehensive of that disease, and used to say, if ever she had it, she would dye of it.