I know that Ihavethe bodyof a weak and feeble woman, but I havetheheart and stomach of a kingand a king of England too; and think foul scorn that Parma or Spain, or any Prince of Europe, should dare to invade the borders of my realm. Elizabeth I
Address at Tilbury on the approach of the Spanish Armada.
Persuasion is the resource of the feeble; and the feeble can seldom persuade. Edward GibbonSearch Quotes Webster's New World Dictionary of Quotations Copyright © 2010 by Chambers Harrap Publishers Ltd. All rights reserved. Published by Wiley, Hoboken, NJ. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
^88 The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, ch.68.
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