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'I would rather be a beggar and single than a queen and married.'


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'My mortal foe can no ways wish me a greater harm than England's hate neither should death be less welcome unto me than such a mishap betide me.'


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'Monarchs ought to put to death the authors and instigators of war, as their sworn enemies and as dangers to their states.'


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'Do not tell secrets to those whose faith and silence you have not already tested.'


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'Fear not, we are of the nature of the lion, and cannot descend to the destruction of mice and such small beasts.'


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'Where might is mixed with wit, there is too good an accord in a government.'


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'I do not want a husband who honours me as a queen, if he does not love me as a woman.'


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'Fear not, we are of the nature of the lion, and cannot descend to the destruction of mice and such small beasts.'


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'There is one thing higher than Royalty: and that is religion, which causes us to leave the world, and seek God.'


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'A strength to harm is perilous in the hand of an ambitious head.'


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'I do not so much rejoice that God hath made me to be a Queen, as to be a Queen over so thankful a people.'


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'Monarchs ought to put to death the authors and instigators of war, as their sworn enemies and as dangers to their states.'

 

 

 

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