De Thou, who calls him a frank man without constraint, tells us that, walking with him and Pasquier in the court at the Castle of Blois, he heard him pronounce some very remarkable opinions on contemporary events, and he adds that Montaigne had foreseen that the troubles in France could not end without witnessing the death of either the King of Navarre or of the Duke of Guise.
As much love, so much mind, or heart. Lat. Penser, vivre, et mourir en roi—To think, live, and die as a king. Peters, by his enthusiasm and wild eloquence, had undoubtedly roused the spirit of the Parliamentarians, and especially of the army, but he had had no particular concern in the king’s death, and had often exerted himself to obtain mercy and kind treatment not only for the king, but for suffering Royalists. “Quite a young fellow too… The latter immediately took the man by the shoulder and asked him, in language more forcible than polite, what he was doing there.
In the battle scenes of the Egyptian temples, the king is represented alone in his car, unattended by any charioteer; with the reins fastened round his body, while engaged in bending his bow against the enemy; though it is possible that the driver was omitted, in order not to interfere with the principal figure. “And where am I to live?” asked Meidias, who found himself turned out of the house of Mania. True self-possession and satisfaction are only to be found in this, and in nothing else but Thought does Mind attain this freedom. Louis had sent out a squadron under Admiral Pointes to attack the Spanish settlements in the West Indies, and he had sacked and plundered the town of Carthagena, and carried home an immense treasure. This sir Simon was the son of sir Iohn Burlie knight of the garter, and brought vp in his youth vnder his kinsman doctor Walter Burlie, who (as in the latter end of king Edward the third you haue heard) was one of the chiefe that had charge in the bringing vp of the Blacke prince, eldest sonne to the said king Edward.