The Queens; Being Passages from the Lives of Elizabeth, Queen of England, and Mary, Queen of Scotland

The Queens; Being Passages from the Lives of Elizabeth, Queen of England, and Mary, Queen of Scotland

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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. 1892 edition. Excerpt: ...hearing. Throg. To the better push our plans, it be necessary that the Earl of Murray should be made a party in this dance of circumstance. Lei. I hear at court that the Earl of Murray will soon visit her majesty the queen by invitation. Throg. Fate and fortune have indeed tumbled our dice. Lei. Is it then so fortunate a thing that the Earl of Murray's presence do grace this scheme? Bing bell. Enter Felango. Throg. Of grace I say not, but of policy I think it fortunate. Lei. To Felango It be my pleasure that when it be announced that the Earl of Murray hath arrived, you do fully inform yourself of his mission, and whatever passes between him and those with whom he doth converse, acquaint me forthwith. Fcl. The details of this, Maestro, should be arranged yet with more care. Lei. I will make further speech with you when it be more opportune. Bethink you I am daft? Throg. My Lord, I think it meet that I do betake me to the office of the secretary, and there smooth the way for the introduction of our train. Lei. As you are a Christian, see to it that you do not bend unholy means to your ends, for whatsoever you do more than the license of holy writ, you shall be called upon to answer for to heaven. Throg. I will, my Lord, so carefully mix the ingredients in this affair that there shall be no offense to heaven or hell. In my departure I do leave further audience with you at your pleasure, and the need of our mutual ends. Exit. Lei. How now! So full of cares am I, and so loose have the ends run, that I am in danger of strangely mixing my tantles with tragedies to my expose. Fel. I pray you, Maestro, in the nobler affairs keep your own counsel, in the darker, trust to me. Lei Trust to you! That I have trusted to you hath so licensed the evil within me..show more

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  • Paperback | 68 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 141g
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  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236584589
  • 9781236584588