Strafford

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Overview

Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781241344788
  • Publisher: British Library, Historical Print Editions
  • Publication date: 3/24/2011
  • Pages: 126
  • Product dimensions: 0.27 (w) x 9.69 (h) x 7.44 (d)

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the friendship between them in the speeches of Strafford, as recorded in the " Notebook of Sir John Northcote ; " and Pym began his speech of November 24, 1640, against Strafford in the House by saying he had " long known the person charged by acts of friendship." 287. Da-vid not more 'Jonathan: 2 Samuel i. 19—27. 316. He 's lueak, and loves the Queen : Gardiner writes that the " Councillors complained that the King was always in his wife's apartments. He said to her, ' I wish we could be always together, and you could accompany me to the Council ; but what would people say if a woman were to busy herself with matters of government ?' . . . He was excessively jealous of being supposed under the Queen's influence." 320. Pym, you help England, etc.: in first edition after lines 319-320 read, " Pym, save the King ! Pym, save — stay — you shall | For you love England ! I that am dying, think," instead of the present line, 320, which suggests a closer accord with Forster's words: "Pym, no longer the mouth-piece of a faction that might be trampled on, but recognized as the chosen champion of the people of England : when Strafford had persuaded himself that all this vision was a reality before him, we may feel that the sudden and subduing conviction forced itself on him that he had mistaken the true presentment of the principle of power which he worshipped, and that his genius should have had a different devotion." 360. 1 shall die first: on Wednesday, May 12, 1641. Within a few weeks the most severe consequences of his death to his children were mitigated. The King followed him to the scaffold January 30, 1649. Sordcllo. Bordello is the story of apoet's inner development as- affected by his social environment. The first step in this development is taken when the tr...
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