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Epistolę-Ho-Elianę; The Familiar Letters of James Howell, Historiographer Royal to Charles Ii.
Epistol-Ho-Elian The Familiar Letters of James Howell Historiographer Royal to Charles Ii Author:Joseph Jacobs General Books publication date: 2009 Original publication date: 1892 Original Publisher: D. Nutt Subjects: England Europe English letters Great Britain History / Europe / General History / Europe / Great Britain Literary Collections / Letters Literary Criticism / European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh Notes: This is ... more »a black and white OCR reprint of the original. It has no illustrations and there may be typos or missing text. When you buy the General Books edition of this book you get free trial access to Million-Books.com where you can select from more than a million books for free. Excerpt: The Infante Cardinal is come to 'Brussels at last thro' many difficulties; and some few days before, "Monsieur made semblance to go a Hawking, and so fled to France, but left his Mother behind, who since the Arch-Dutchess's death is not so well look'd on as formerly in that Country. Touching your Business in the Exchequer, Sir Rolert Pye went with me this morning of purpose to my Lord Treasurer about it, and told me with much earnestness and assurance, that there shall be a speedy course taken for your Lordship's satisfaction. I deliver'd my Lord of Lindsey the Manuscript he lent your Lordship of his Father's Embassy to Denmark: And herewith I present your Lordship with a compleat Diary of your own late Legation, which hath cost me some toil and labour. So I rest always -- Your Lordship's most humble and ready Servitor, J. H. Westm., 19 June 1635. XX. To my Honoured Friend and Fa., Mr. Ben. Johnson. Fa. Ben, BEING lately in France, and returning in a Coach from Paris to Rouen, I lighted upon the Society of a knowing Gentleman, who related to me a choice Story, which peradventure you may make some use of in your way. Some hundred and odd years since, there was in France one Capt. Coucy, a gallant Gentleman of an ancient extraction, and Keeper of Coucy-Castle, which is yet standing, and in good repair. He fell in love with a young Gentlewoman, and courted ...« less