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A Catalogue of the Royal and Noble Authors of England, Scotland, and Ireland Volume 2; With Lists of Their Works (Paperback) Loot Price: R445 Discovery Miles 4 450
A Catalogue of the Royal and Noble Authors of England, Scotland, and Ireland Volume 2; With Lists of Their Works (Paperback):...
A Catalogue of the Royal and Noble Authors of England, Scotland, and Ireland Volume 2; With Lists of Their Works (Paperback):...

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A Catalogue of the Royal and Noble Authors of England, Scotland, and Ireland Volume 2; With Lists of Their Works (Paperback)

Horace Walpole

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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. 1806 Excerpt: ...niece? Quare servus tuus sit oneri domino nostro regi, obsecro tit r ever tar servus tuus et moriar, &c. "And soe I most humblie beseeche your most sacred majestie, graciously, to regarde the great age, infirmities, and impotency of your most devoted, obedient, loyall, and faithfully poore servant. Lett me not be taxed, as Domitius after was, maluit deficere quam desinere, but with yet princely favour, give mee leave to retyre my self from the carefull service of this great office and from the troubles of this worlde, and to spend the small remnant of this my life in meditacion and praier; and I will never cease to make my humble supplicacions to Almighty God, to blesse and prosper your majestie, the queene, the prince, and all your royall issue, with all heavenly and earthly felicity, which is the last and best service your poore, aged, weake, and decaied servant can doe for you. "th. Ellesmer Canc." Archbishop Warham sat in the see of Canterbury twentyeight years, and was lord chancellor under Henry the seventh and eighth. He died in 1532, at an advanced age. "Most gracious soveraigne, "I fynde, through my great age, accompanied with many greifes and infirmities, my sence and conceipt is become dull and heavie, my memorie decaied, my judgement weake, my hearing unperfect, my voyce and speache failing and faltering, and in all the powers and faculties of my mynde and body, great debilitie. Therfore conscientia imbecilitatis--my most humble suite to your most sacred majestie, is to be discharged of this great place wherin I have long served; and to have some comfortable testimonye under your royall hand, that I leave it, at this my humble suite, with your gracious favour. "So shall I, with comfort, number and spend the fewe...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: March 2012
First published: March 2012
Authors: Horace Walpole
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 4mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 82
ISBN-13: 978-1-130-26832-4
Barcode: 9781130268324
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Books > Language & Literature > Literature: history & criticism > Literary studies
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LSN: 1-130-26832-2

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