“Chairman, in the trial of Lord Bacon, when the court disturbed the counsel for the defendant, Sir Walter Raleigh raised himself up to his full height and, addressing the court, said: Sir, I am pleading for the life of a human being.”
“Define Sir Roger's peculiar humor, and contrast it with that of some other character in the _Sir Roger de”
“This often quoted saying is curiously illustrated by a passage from the romance of Sir Gawaya and the Grene Knicht (Madden's _Sir Gawaya_, p. 77.):”
“ Sir Eustace said: Sir, let us all be afoot, except three hundred men of arms, well horsed, of the best in your host and most hardiest, to the intent they somewhat to break and to open the archers, and then your battles to follow on quickly afoot and so to fight with their men of arms hand to hand.”
“ECTOR DE MARIS (_Sir_), brother "of Sir Launcelot" of Benwick, _i. e.”
“There stood Sir John, looking as wild as a newly taken Irishman, fresh from the bogs of that country; and there stood the electors, bawling _Sir John Jarvis for ever!”
“Purchas has also added several letters said to have been found among the papers of Sir Thomas Roe, with some others which he says were transcribed from _Sir Thomas Roe's own book_.”
A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels — Volume 09 Arranged in Systematic Order: Forming a Complete History of the Origin and Progress of Navigation, Discovery, and Commerce, by Sea and Land, from the Earliest Ages to the Present Time
“III. iii.65 (296,2) [Sir Oliver] He that has taken his first degree at the university, is in the academical style called _Dominus_, and in common language was heretofore termed _Sir_.”
“Sir JoHW Barnard lofe here and fpoke thus: — »Sir, I rife up only to anfwer a queftion, which is, whether properly or not, put to mt, and hope the irregularity will not be imputed to me by the htftife, but to the occafion which produces it.”
“[Footnote 41: One of the Secretaries of the Treasury: afterwards Lord Cottesloe.] [Footnote 42: Forwarded to the Queen by Sir Robert Peel.] _Sir Robert Peel to the Prince Albert.”
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