1st Earl of Stirling

Famous quotes containing the words stirling and/or earl:

    Oh, if thy pride did not our joys control,
    What world of loving wonders shouldst thou see!
    For if I saw thee once transformed in me,
    Then in thy bosom I would pour my soul;
    William Alexander, Earl O Stirling (1580?–1640)

    God bless our good and gracious King,
    Whose promise none relies on;
    Who never said a foolish thing,
    Nor ever did a wise one.
    John Wilmot, 2d Earl Of Rochester (1647–1680)