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Female Biography Volume 4; Or, Memoirs of Illustrious and Celebrated Women, of All Ages and Countries (Paperback) Loot Price: R478
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Female Biography Volume 4; Or, Memoirs of Illustrious and Celebrated Women, of All Ages and Countries (Paperback): Mary Hays

Female Biography Volume 4; Or, Memoirs of Illustrious and Celebrated Women, of All Ages and Countries (Paperback)

Mary Hays

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Loot Price R478 Discovery Miles 4 780

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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. 1803 Excerpt: ...to express his satisfaction, and to thank God, that, after his storms and troubles abroad, he had found at home ' a sweet calm.' ' But the placability of the queen was the result of her surprise, and of the momentary recollections and associations which the sudden sight of her favourite awakened in her mind. After having lei. sure for reflection, his faults recurred to her memory, and she conceived it necessary to subdue so intractable and haughty a spirit by severe discipline. On entering her presence in the afternoon, Essex perceived in her carriage a great alteration. She ordered him to be confined to his chamber, and to be twice examined by the council; after which, ' notwithstanding the calmness and submission of his answers, she committed him to the custody of the lord-keeper, Egerton, and held him sequestered from all company, even from that of the countess his wife; nor was any intercourse of letters permitted between them. Essex, among the expressions of sorrow and humiliation which escaped him, was careful to suppress every appearance of resentment. Ke professed entire submission to the queen's will, declared his intention of retiring into the country and, remote from courts and business, of leading thenceforth a private life. But, notwithstanding this seeming moderation, mortification and disappointment preyed on his mind, and threw him into st malady, that threatened to put a speedy end to hi career. That she meant to correct, but not to ruin him, had been repeatedly declared by Elizabeth; but when informed of his situation, she testified the utmost alarm and solicitude. She ordered eight experienced physicians to hold a consultation on his case; and sent to him, with some broth, the following message by Dr. James, which she probably deemed of mo...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2012
First published: March 2010
Authors: Mary Hays
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 6mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 110
ISBN-13: 978-1-153-92253-1
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-153-92253-3
Barcode: 9781153922531

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