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Quotation by Elizabeth I
It seems incredible, and I love them no less; and I can say that I would rather die than see any diminution of it on one side or the other.
Elizabeth I (1533–1603), British monarch, Queen of England (1558-1603). As quoted in The Sayings of Queen Elizabeth, ch. 2, by Frederick Chamberlin (1923).
Said to the French ambassador in the latter 1500s about her subjects' devotion to her.
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