The Death of Robert Earl of Huntington

The Death of Robert Earl of Huntington

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1828 edition. Excerpt: ...They will not stick to swear have been advanc'd Against the Sophi, Soldan, and the Turk. Leicester. Do not maintain proud Chester, my life's liege: Your words I must put up; his if I bear King.f Yes, you shall bear them, bear, and yet not bite: We have you muzzled now. Remember once You brav'd us with your bombard boasting words. Come briefly, Leicester, Richmond, both Fitzwaters, Bruce, Deliver up your swords immediately; And either yield your bodies to our hands, Or give such pledges, as we shall accept, Unto our steward, Winchester, with speed. Leicester. I will not leave my arms, nor break my word Except I be provok'd: your liege-man I am sworn; That oath is pledge enough. If you mislike----King. Thou hear'st me say, I do. Leicester. And I reply, That pledge refus'd, I have no more for you. Richmond. And Richmond says as noble Leicester saith. This line will remind the reader of Shakespeare's " multitudinous seas incarnardine," in Macbeth, Act ii. scene 2. + This answer unquestionably belongs to the king, and is not, as the 4to. gives it, a part of what Leicester says. It opens with an allusion to the crest of Leicester, similar to that noticed in the Downfall of Huntington. Already have we plighted fame and faith: Which, being scorn'd, returns to us again, And by the king's own mouth we are discharged. King. Fitzwater, what say you? Fitzwater. What pledge desires my liege? King. I ask your stubborn daughter. Young Bruce. That were a gage To be engaged. Fitzwater. Peace, thou headstrong boy. Pardon me, sovereign; all my power is your's; My goods you may command, my life you may: My children too, I know, with both their lives, Will readily adventure death's worst wrongs, To do such service as true subjects should; But honourable...show more

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  • Paperback | 34 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 82g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236515331
  • 9781236515339