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to pass . ing the state of his country , brake off with him , and began to parley with
the good King of the Romans at Luiz , which thing heard , when the French King
came within two miles of the Rhine , he straightway hied more hastily , and with ...
... if the Prince had been made the deliverer of the two Princes out of captivity , he
had won thereby such favour in all Germany , as without all doubt he had been
made coadjutor with the King of the Romans his uncle , and afterward Emperor .
... and that the kingdom , after Saul's death , came unto David ; the first statute
and law that ever David made after he was King , was this , that all the children of
Israel should learn to shoot , according to a law made many a day before that
For this teacher was not only a king hinaself , but the best king , and best learned
king , that ever God made king upon earth ... This king was also nighest in
authority , and highest in favour with God , King of all kings : for what king , or
man else ...
Being three kings in Hungary , the Turk chief , next Ferdinand , the third Joannes
Vaivoda , king of Transylvania , which is tributary to the Turk . Joannes Vaivoda is
dead , leaving a young prince to be ruled by the queen his mother , and two ...
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essential reading, from an observer in 'flat English' language at a time when world affairs centered in and around Vienna and were essentially continental.
Quoted as first liner in a fascinating book on Anglo-French Entente under le Grand Toy, Louis XIV and the Merry Monarch, Charles II.
Full of candor, at a time when the political discourse was still amenable to compromise and chivalry, gallantry, so Ascham's remarks letters oin the Habsburg Empire, hence to Metternich and his pickup by Henry Kissinger - show the long ptrocxessof diplomacy that is not necessarily mad policy.
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The English Works of Roger Ascham: Preceptor to Queen Elizabeth
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