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" Here lies our Sovereign Lord the King, Whose word no man relies on ; Who never said a foolish thing, And never did a wise one. "
Chronicles of Pennsylvania from the English Revolution to the Peace of Aix ... - Seite 258
von Charles Penrose Keith - 1917 - 981 Seiten
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope

Alexander Pope - 1890 - 550 Seiten
...poem well known now of Rochester Is his mock epitaph written on the door of Charles II. 's bedroom—, Here lies our sovereign lord the king. Whose word no man relies on ; Who never says a foolish thing, Nor ever does a wise one. Charles (not inferior In wit) declared...
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Sabrinae corolla in hortulis regiae scholae Salopiensis contextuerunt tres ...

Shrewsbury (England). Royal School - 1801 - 328 Seiten
...needful to the sacrifice My country asks, harden my soul to shed it ! TALFOURD. King Charles the Second. Here lies our Sovereign Lord the King, Whose word no man relies on ; Who never said a foolish thing, And never did a wise one. Amans Patriae. Пa\aíтaтoi вeшv, o"тrep,...
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A select collection of epitaphs and monumental inscriptions, with anecdotes ...

Select collection - 1806 - 230 Seiten
...To whose pious memory This monument is erected by his lamenting son Samuel Fox, ON KING CHARLES II. Here lies our sovereign lord the king, Whose word no man relies on ; Who never said a foolish thing, Nor ever did a wise one. ON THE REV. MR. BE1GHTON, OF EGHAJW, Who...
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Memoirs of William Sampson: Including Particulars of His Adventures in ...

William Sampson - 1807 - 448 Seiten
...whose bed his friend and jester, Rochester, inscribed, in his life-time, this ludicrous epitaph.' " Here lies our sovereign Lord the King, •'» ' " Whose word no man relies on ; ,.*• ' ~ •* " Who never said a foolish thing, « Nor never did a wise one." James //. ONCE more...
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Elegant extracts in poetry, Band 2

Elegant extracts - 1816
...care. A difTrent cause, says Parson Sly, 883 Written on the Bed-cliamler Door of Charles II ROCHESTER. HERE lies our sovereign lord the King, Whose word...never says a foolish thing, Nor ever does a wise one. To Phyllis. THAT little patch upon your face Would seem a foil on one less fair; On you it hides a...
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Memoirs of William Sampson: Including Particulars of His Adventures in ...

William Sampson - 1817 - 432 Seiten
...jester, Rochester, inscribed, in his Ufc-tiw, this ludicrous epitaph: *. r* •.«•*•.•• i* . .ii '•Here lies our sovereign lord the king> "Whose word no man relies on; •,•Who never said a foolish thing, "Nor never did a wise one." James H. OKCE more a Romish Monarch....
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Memoirs of Her Late Royal Highness Charlotte-Augusta of Wales, and of Saxe ...

Thomas Green - 1818 - 576 Seiten
...admirably drawn by the Earl of Rochester, in the celebrated verse, which was called the King's Epitaph : Here lies our Sovereign Lord the King, Whose word no man relies on; Who never said a foolish thing, Nor ever did a wise one ! In answer to which, Charles shrewdly admitted...
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Constable's miscellany of original and selected publications

Constable and co, ltd - 1826
...or satire, an instance of which is recorded in the mock epitaph, so well known and so often quoted: Here lies our sovereign lord the King, Whose word no man relies on ; Who never said a foolish thing. And never did a wise one. There were two principles in his nature...
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Converts from Infidelity: Or, Lives of Eminent Individuals who Have ..., Band 1

Andrew Crichton - 1827
...or satire, an instance of which is recorded in the mock epitaph, so well known and so often quoted : Here lies our sovereign lord the King, Whose word no man relies on ; Who never said a foolish thing, And never did a wise one. There were two principles in his nature...
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A History of England,: From the First Invasion by the ..., Teil 141,Band 2

Mrs. Markham - 1829
...made no good use of them. There was a lively epigram made on him by one of the wits of his court : — Here lies our sovereign lord the king, Whose word no man relies on ; Who never said a foolish thing, And never did a wise one. This was shown to Charles, and he said,...
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