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A merry monarch, scandalous and poor.

A merry monarch, scandalous and poor.

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For monarchs seldom sigh in vain.

For monarchs seldom sigh in vain.

by Sir Walter Scott Found in: Royalty Quotes,
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And he said, Who made thee a prince and a judge over us?
intendest thou to kill me, as read more

And he said, Who made thee a prince and a judge over us?
intendest thou to kill me, as thou killedest the Egyptian? And
Moses feared, and said, Surely this thing is known.

by Bible Found in: Royalty Quotes,
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She governs but she does not reign.
[Fr., Elle gouvernait, mais elle ne regnait pas.]

She governs but she does not reign.
[Fr., Elle gouvernait, mais elle ne regnait pas.]

by Charles Jean Henault Found in: Royalty Quotes,
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The gates of monarchs
Are arched so high that giants may jet through
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The gates of monarchs
Are arched so high that giants may jet through
And keep their impious turbans on without
Good morrow to the sun.

by William Shakespeare Found in: Royalty Quotes,
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But all's to no end, for the time will not mend
Till the King enjoys his own again.

But all's to no end, for the time will not mend
Till the King enjoys his own again.

by Martyn Parker Found in: Royalty Quotes,
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Princes that would their people should do well
Must at themselves begin, as at the head;
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Princes that would their people should do well
Must at themselves begin, as at the head;
For men, by their example, pattern out
Their limitations, and regard of laws:
A virtuous court a world to virtue draws.

by Ben Jonson Found in: Royalty Quotes,
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I give this heavy weight from off my head
And this unwieldy sceptre from my hand,
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I give this heavy weight from off my head
And this unwieldy sceptre from my hand,
The pride of kingly sway from out my heart.
With mine own tears I wash away my balm,
With mine own hands I give away my crown,
With mine own tongue deny my sacred state,
With mine own breath release all duty's rites.

by William Shakespeare Found in: Royalty Quotes,
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A prince without letters is a Pilot without eyes. All his
government is groping.

A prince without letters is a Pilot without eyes. All his
government is groping.

by Ben Jonson Found in: Royalty Quotes,
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