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" May it please your majesty, I have neither eyes to see, nor tongue to speak in this place, but as the House is pleased to direct me... "
Famous Sayings and Their Authors: A Collection of Historical Sayings in ... - Page 28
by Edward Latham - 1906 - 318 pages
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The Popular Educator, Volumes 1-2; Volume 12

Geography - 1867
...Lenthal, requiring to be told ; but Lenthal, kneeling, humbly desired to be excused, saying : " I have neither eyes to see nor tongue to speak in this place...House is pleased to direct me, whose servant I am here ; and I humbly beg your Majesty's pardon that I cannot give any other answer than this to what...
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Characters of Eminent Men in the Reigns of Charles I and II: Including the ...

Edward Hyde Earl of Clarendon - Great Britain - 1793 - 201 pages
...below, whether any of them were in the house ? the speaker falling on his knee, prudently replied : " I have, sir, neither " eyes to see, nor tongue to speak in this place, but as the " house i1 pleased to direct me, whose servant I am : and " I humbly ask pardon, that I cannot give any other...
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A Topographical and Historical Description of the County of Huntingdon ...

Edward Wedlake Brayley - Huntingdonshire (England) - 1808 - 292 pages
...prudence falling on his knee, answered the King to this purpose : ' May it please your Majesty, I have neither eyes to see, nor tongue to speak, in this...House is pleased to direct me, whose servant I am here; and humbly beg your Majestie's pardon that I cannot give any other answer than this, to what...
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The Beauties of England and Wales: Or, Delineations ..., Volume 7, Part 1

John Britton - Architecture - 1808 - 882 pages
...prudence falling on his knee, answered the King to this purpose: ' May it please your Majesty, I have neither eyes to see, nor tongue to speak, in this...House is pleased to direct me, whose servant I am here; and humbly beg your Majestie's pardon that 1 cannot give any other answer than this, to what...
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Cobbett's Complete Collection of State Trials and Proceedings for High ...

Thomas Bayly Howell - Trials - 1809 - 766 pages
...the Speaker, falling on Ins knee, thuğ answered : ' May it please your majesty ; I have nei' ther eyes to see nor tongue to speak in this ' place, but...house is pleased to direct ' me, whose servant I am here; and humbly ' beg your majesty's pardon, that I cannot give ' any other answer than this to what...
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The Beauties of England and Wales: Or, Delineations ..., Volume 10, Part 1

John Britton, Edward Wedlake Brayley - Architecture - 1810 - 772 pages
...with admirable presence of mind, falling on his knee, auswered, " May it please your Majesty, I have neither eyes to see, nor tongue to speak in this place, but as the House is pleased • of their opponents, eriginated in these Tumuli-. It was then the custom of the London apprentices...
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London and Middlesex: Or, An Historical, Commercial, & Descriptive ..., Volume 1

Edward Wedlake Brayley, James Norris Brewer, Joseph Nightingale - London (England) - 1810 - 762 pages
...with admirable presence of mind, falling on his knee, answered, " May it please your Majesty, I have neither eyes to see, nor tongue to speak in this place, but as tbe House is pleased of their opponents, originated in these Tumults. It was then the custom of the...
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London and Middlesex: Or, An Historical, Commercial, & Descriptive ..., Volume 1

Edward Wedlake Brayley, James Norris Brewer, Joseph Nightingale - London (England) - 1810 - 768 pages
...mind, falling on his knee, answered, " May it please your Majesty, I have neither eyes to see, uor tongue to speak in this place, but as the House is pleased of their opponents, •riginated in these Tumults. It wu then the custom of the London apprentices...
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An Historical and Critical Account of the Lives and Writings of ..., Volume 2

William Harris - 1814 - 514 pages
...which the speaker, falling oa his knee, thus answered : .. . ' May it please your majesty, * I have neither eyes to see, nor tongue to speak in this place,...house is pleased to direct me, whose servant I am here; and humbly beg yourraato demand them of the house. This greatly alarmed both houses of parliament,...
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An historical and critical account of the lives and writings of James I. and ...

William Harris - 1814 - 518 pages
...P To which the speaker, falling on his knee, thus answered : ' May it please your majesty, ' I have neither eyes to see, nor tongue to speak in this place, but as the house is pleased to direct me, \vhosescrvant I am here; and humbly beg your ma* to demand them of the house. This greatly alarmed...
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