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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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History of the rise and progress of the arts of design in the ..., Volume 87

William Dunlap - 1834 - 450 pages
...demanded if Hampden, Pym, Hollis, Hazelrig, and Strode were present, Lenthall the speaker replies, — " I have, sir, neither eyes to see, nor tongue to speak,...place, but as the House is pleased to direct me." The scene is one of deep interest, and the artist has handled it with considerable skill and knowledge....
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The Georgian Era: Political and rural economists. Painters, sculptors ...

Great Britain - 1834 - 740 pages
...if Hiimpden, I'yni, Hollis, Hazelrig, and Strode were present, is thus answered by the speaker : " I have, sir, neither eyes to see nor tongue to speak,...place, but as the house is pleased to direct me." A letter from Lord Ferrers, in relation to this picture, is too curious to be omitted : — " Lord...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent British Painters and Sculptors, Volume 4

Allan Cunningham - Painters - 1834 - 272 pages
...demanded if Hampden, Pym, Hollis, Hazelrig, and Strode were present, Lenthall the Speaker replies, — " I have, sir, neither eyes to see, nor tongue to speak,...place, but as the House is pleased to direct me." The scene is one of deep interest, and the artist has handled it with considerable skill and knowledge....
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Memoirs of John Selden and Notices of the Political Contest ..., Volume 25

George William Johnson - Great Britain - 1835 - 398 pages
...To which inquiries the speaker, falling on his knee, 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 I humbly beg your majesty's pardon that I cannot give any other answer than this to what...
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Memoirs of John Selden: And Notices of the Political Contest During His Time

George William Johnson - Electronic books - 1835 - 424 pages
...To which inquiries the speaker, falling on his knee, 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 I humbly beg your majesty's pardon that I cannot give any other answer than this to what...
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Biographical Dictionary of Eminent Artists: Comprising Painters ..., Volume 1

John Gould - Art - 1835 - 430 pages
...demanded if Hampden, I Pym, Hollis, Hazelrig, and Strode were present, Lenthall, the speaker, : replies, " I have, sir, neither eyes to see, nor tongue to speak, in this place, but as the House is pleased to j -direct me." The scene is one of J deep interest, and the artist has I handled it with considerable...
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Lives of eminent and illustrious Englishmen, ed. by G. G. Cunningham, Volume 3

Englishmen - 1836 - 274 pages
...of a precipice, and bearded a lion in his den. " Sir," said the ready and prudent speaker, " I have neither eyes to see, nor tongue to speak in this place,...to direct me, whose servant I am. And I humbly ask your pardon that I cannot give any other answer to what your majesty is pleased to demand of me." But...
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The history of the ancient Palace and late Houses of Parliament at ...

Edward Wedlake Brayley, John Britton - 1836 - 584 pages
...with admirable presence of mind, dropping on his knee, 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."f The King, being thus disappointed, quitted the House amidst the cry of "Privilege! Privilege!"...
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The History of the Ancient Palace and Late Houses of Parliament at ...

Edward Wedlake Brayley, John Britton - Westminster (London, England) - 1836 - 628 pages
...with admirable presence of mind, dropping on his knee, 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."f The King, being thus disappointed, quitted the House amidst the cry of "Privilege! Privilege!"...
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Lives of Eminent British Statesmen ...: John Pym; John Hampden. By John Forster

Statesmen - 1837 - 430 pages
...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,...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 your...
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