Her Majesty the Queen: Studies of the Sovereign and the Reign

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"Review of Reviews" Office, 1897 - Great Britain - 170 pages

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Page 1 - King ! Long live our noble King! God save the King! Send him victorious, Happy and glorious, Long to reign over us ! God save the King!
Page 138 - Get leave to work In this world — 'tis the best you get at all; For God, in cursing, gives us better gifts Than men in benediction. God says, "Sweat For foreheads," men say "crowns," and so we are crowned, Ay, gashed by some tormenting circle of steel Which snaps with a secret spring. Get work, get work; Be sure 'tis better than what you work to get.
Page 168 - Hell from beneath is moved for thee to meet thee at thy coming: it stirreth up the dead for thee, even all the chief ones of the earth; it hath raised up from their thrones all the kings of the nations.
Page 55 - Then I saw in my dream that the Interpreter took Christian by the hand and led him into a place where was a fire burning against a wall, and one standing by it, always casting much water upon it to quench it; yet did the fire bum higher and hotter. Then said Christian, What means this?
Page 55 - What means this? The Interpreter answered, This fire is the work of grace, that is wrought in the heart ; he that casts water upon it, to extinguish and put it out, is the devil ; but in that thou seest the fire notwithstanding burn higher and hotter, thou shalt also see the reason of that.
Page 7 - Pussy cat, pussy cat, where have you been? I've been to London to visit the Queen. Pussy cat, pussy cat, what did you there?
Page 109 - Derby would write it bimself in his excellent language, bearing in mind that it is a female Sovereign who speaks to more than a hundred millions of Eastern people on assuming the direct Government over them, and, after a bloody civil war, giving them pledges which her future reign is to redeem, and explaining the principles of her Government.
Page 108 - ... or how shall I attempt to express what I feel ! To think of your dear, noble, heroic Brother, who served his Country and his Queen so truly, so heroically, with a selfsacrifice so edifying to the World, not having been rescued. That the promises of support were not fulfilled — 'which I so frequently and constantly pressed on those who asked him to go — is to me grief inexpressible...
Page 73 - Such an act she must consider as failing in sincerity towards the Crown, and justly to be visited by the exercise of her constitutional right of dismissing that minister.
Page 125 - ... continually and anxiously to watch every part of the public business, in order to be able to advise and assist her at any moment in any of the multifarious and difficult questions brought before her, political, or social, or personal...

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