Elegant epistles: a copious selection of instructive, moral, and entertaining letters [selected by V. Knox].

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Sir Henry Sidney to Queen Elizabeth
From the same to his Son Robert Sidney afterwards Earl of Leicester
Sir Philip Sidney to Edward Molineux Esq
Edward Molineux Esq in Answer TOTOWIE 22 2022 5 88872 55
Lord Bacon to James I
Sir Henry Sidney to his Son Robert Sidney
Thomas Lord Buckhurst to Robert Dudley Earl of Leicester
Sir Henry Hobart to Robert Earl of Leicester
The Countess of Leicester to her Husband
The Lady Dorothy Sidney to her Father
Robert Earl of Leicester to his Daughter Dorothy Countess of Sunderland
Algernon Sidney to his Father
Dr Sharp to the Duke of Buckingham with Queen Elizabeths Speech to her Army at Tilbury Fort 47 32
James I
Lord Bacon to James I after his Disgrace 32 Lord Baltimore to Lord Wentworth 33 Lord Wentworth to Sir William Saville 34 From the same to the ...
Earl of Strafford to his
Earl of Derby to General Ireton
Oliver Cromwell to his Son H Cromwell
The Hon Algernon Sidney to his Friend
Mr Boyle to the Countess of Ranelagh
From the same to the same 42 From the same to Lord Broghill
James Howel Esq to his Father 91
From the same to Dan Caldwell Esq 46 From the same to Mr Richard Altham 47 From the same to Captain Francis Bacon
From the same to Mr Thomas Porter
From the same to Dr Francis Mansell
From the same to Christopher Jones Esq
From the same to Richard Altham Esq
From the same to Christopher Jones Esq
From the same to Daniel Caldwell Esq
From the same to his Brother H Penry
From the same to the Hon John Savage
From the same to Dr Prichard 57 From the same to Sir J S
From the same to Mr R S at York
From the same to his Cousin Mr St John
From the same to his Father
From the same to R S Esq 63 From the same to Dr Field Bishop of St
Letter Page 64 James Howel Esq to Master Thomas Adams
From the same to his Nephew J P
From the same to Lady Elizabeth Digby
From the same to Master J H
From the same to Master G Stone
From the same to Mr R K
From the same to Mr R Howard
From the same to Sir K D
From the same to Mr William Blois

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Page 54 - ... by your obedience to my general, by your concord in the camp, and your valour in the field, we shall shortly have a famous victory over those enemies of my God, of my kingdom, and of my people.
Page 53 - I am come amongst you, as you see, at this time, not for my recreation and disport, but being resolved, in the midst and heat of the battle, to live or die amongst you all, to lay down for my God, and for my kingdom, and for my people, my honour and my blood, even in the dust.
Page 4 - But let not your grace ever imagine that your poor wife will ever be brought to acknowledge a fault where not so much as a thought thereof preceded. And, to speak a truth, never prince had wife more loyal in all duty, and in all true affection, than you have ever found in Anne Boleyn...
Page 53 - My loving people, we have been persuaded by some that are careful of our safety, to take heed how we commit ourselves to armed multitudes, for fear of treachery. But I assure you, I do not desire to live to distrust my faithful and loving people.
Page 54 - I know I have but the body of a weak and feeble woman, but I have the heart of a King, and of a King of England too...
Page 5 - Try me, good king, but let me have a lawful trial, and let not my sworn enemies sit as my accusers and judges; yea, let me receive an open trial, for my truth shall fear no open shame; then shall you see either mine innocence cleared, your suspicion and conscience satisfied, the Ignominy and slander of the world stopped, or my guilt openly declared.
Page 4 - Boleyn ; with which name and place I could willingly have contented myself, if God and your grace's pleasure had been so pleased. Neither did I at any time so far forget myself in my exaltation, or received queenship, but that I always looked for such an alteration as...
Page 18 - Let your first action be the lifting up of your mind to Almighty God by hearty prayer; and feelingly digest the words you speak in prayer, with continual meditation and thinking of him to whom you pray, and of the matter for which you pray.
Page 54 - I know I have the body but of a weak and feeble woman ; but I have the heart and stomach of a king, and of a king of England too, and think foul scorn that Parma or Spain, or any prince of Europe, should dare to.
Page 81 - ... and mother's sake. Sweet Will, be careful to take the advice of those friends which are by me desired to advise you for your education. Serve God diligently morning and evening; and recommend yourself unto Him, and have Him before your eyes in all your ways.

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