The Works -Of -Henry -Howard, -Earl -Of -Surrey -And -Of -Sir -Thomas -Wyatt, -The -Elder; In 2 Vol Volume 2

The Works -Of -Henry -Howard, -Earl -Of -Surrey -And -Of -Sir -Thomas -Wyatt, -The -Elder; In 2 Vol Volume 2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1816 edition. Excerpt: ...travail by his agents at Rome, and otherwise to the uttermost of his power to have procured a sentence against his Grace, neither regarding-the injustice of the matter, nor the great and most perfect kindness and friendship before by his Highness sundry ways shewed unto him; but since that matter was defined and determined here, (as the Holy Councils would that every matter should be decided in the province where it should first spring) hath shewed a great strangeness towards his Majesty," rather setting forth a visage of desire to have the old amity-between them renovated, revived, and brought to his old iperfection, than in such earnest wise following the over tures thereof, as it might not be conceived that he did it rather upon a jealousy to stay his Highness that he should not have entered against him, than for that indeed he did any thing earnestly stomach the obtaining of the same; yet forasmuch as the said Emperor's ambas-sador here resident hath often lately renewed such conversations as have been had touching the renovation of their said amities, and hath imputed the want of the following thereof on the Emperor's part, rather to the great affairs that the said Emperor hath lately had in hand, and the long journies that he hath taken, (by reason whereof either the letters written by his ambassadors here came not to his hands, or could not conveniently for want of time, leisure, and opportunity, he answered), than for want of good will and a desire on his side to prosecute the same to that effect that should be to his Majesty's satisfaction, and to the evident declaration of _his heart towards his said Majesty; his Highness considering the weakness and debility of his ambassador there resident to be such as in...show more

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  • Paperback | 226 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 12mm | 413g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236950232
  • 9781236950239