devereux, 2nd earl of essex quotes

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He who placed me in this seat will keep me here.
Be always faithful to me, as I always desire to keep you in peace; and if there have been wiser kings, none has ever loved you mor ...
Ye Highlands and ye Lawlands.
Oh! where hae ye been?
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If you have a grateful heart (which is a miracle amongst you statesmen), show it by directing the bearer to the best wine in town, ...
Here lies our Sovereign Lord, the King
Whose word no man relies on:
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Who knows but we may count among our intellectual chickens
Like them an Earl of Thackeray and p'raps a Duke of
Dickens--
Books, gentlemen, are a species of men, and introduced to them you circulate in the "very best society" that this world can furnis ...
It is remarkable that almost all speakers and writers feel it to be incumbent on them, sooner or later, to prove or acknowledge th ...
Here lieth the worthy warrior
Who never bloodied sword;
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I am Essex-born:
Cranbrook Wash called me into its dark tunnel,
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