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" Give heed to one that hath sorrowed in the bright lustre of a court and gone heavily over the best seeming fair ground. "
The Quarterly Review - Page 317
1856
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Collectanea Curiosa: Or, Miscellaneous Tracts, Relating to the ..., Volume 1

William Sancroft, John Gutch - England - 1781
...which myfelf can beft witnefs; unto whom in his ficknels he ufed this fpeech; " Eafe, and pleafure quake to hear of death ; but my life full of cares, and miferies, defireth to be difiblved." My moft humble, and only fuit is, that your Majelly will not fuffer...
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Peerage of England. ...

Arthur Collins - 1812
...fit time, to be solemnized." d He said to Sir Walter Cope, in his last illness, " Ease and pleasure quake to hear of death ; but my life, full of cares and miseries, desireth to be dissolved." * As early as 1603, he had written to Sir John Harington, the poet : " Good Knight, rest content, and...
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The British Plutarch: Containing the Lives of the Most Eminent ..., Volume 2

Francis Wrangham - Great Britain - 1816
...correspondence, * He encountered death with the most philosophical tranquillity. " Ease and pleasure," said he, " quake to hear of death; but my life, full of cares and miseries, desireth to be dissolved." f A royal manor, which the King had given him in exchange for Theobalds. He built the magnificent house...
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The British Plutarch: Containing the Lives of the Most Eminent ..., Volume 2

Francis Wrangham - Great Britain - 1816
...correspondence, * He encountered death with the most philosophical tranquillity. " Ease and pleasure," said he, " quake to hear of death ; but my life, full of cares and miseries, desireth to be dissolved." which he carried on with the Scottish King prior to Elizabeth's death, he justified by it's effect...
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A Universal Biography: Containing Interesting Accounts, Critical ..., Volume 5

John Platts - Biography - 1826
...met death with a philosophical tranquillity. " Ease and pleasure," said he, in his last illness, " quake to hear of death ; but my life, full of cares and miseries, desireth to be dissolved." He was the author of a work against the Roman catholics, of several letters, despatches, ami parliamentary...
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Memoirs of the Life of Sir Walter Ralegh with Some Account of the Period in ...

Mrs. A. T. Thomson - 1830 - 496 pages
...dying minister, * Aubrey's MSS. Oxford Ed. of Ralegh's Works, 663. f Biograph. J Winwood, iii. 467. " quake to hear of death ; but my life, full of cares and miseries, desireth to be dissolved." " In his latter moments, retaining all the collectedness and tenacity of memory for which he was remarkable,...
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A General and Heraldic Dictionary of the Peerage and Baronetage of ..., Volume 2

John Burke - Baronetage - 1832
...February, 1611-12. In bis last illness, he wad heard to say to Sir Walter Cope, " Ease and pleasure quake to hear of death ; but my life, full of cares and miseries, desireth to !> - dissolved." He had some years previously (1003) addressed a letter to Sir John Harrington, the...
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The History of England, Volume 4

Sir James Mackintosh - Great Britain - 1835
...sex. His dying commentary on his life is full of sad reflection : — " Ease and pleasure," says he, " quake to hear of death, but my life, full of cares and miseries, desireth to be dissolved." t The government hitherto in this reign was managed by a capable and expert minister. It now becomes...
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The Pictorial History of England: Being, a History of the People ..., Volume 4

George Lillie Craik - Great Britain - 1841
...over many a formidable rival. In his last moments he said to Sir Walter Cope, — " Ease and pleasure quake to hear of death ; but my life, full of cares and miseries, desireth to be dissolved." His death was certainly not less welcome to the great mass of the nation ; but, in the worse that followed,...
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Life of Sir Walter Raleigh: Founded on Authentic and Original Documents ...

Patrick Fraser Tytler - 1844 - 412 pages
...thus addressed Sir Walter Cope, one of his most favourite and intimate servants : " Ease and pleasure quake to hear of death ; but my life, full of cares and miseries, desireth to be dissolved,"t — a sentence which might be a warning to ambition, if such were ever heeded. The death...
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