We'd be kings at the races.
When the kings of our people found them, they mated with them to bind them to them.
I would say it was a rough lesson in history when the kings of my time learned that killing a woman with the intent to bring her back as your servant doesn't really work as they'd planned, he explained.
"You know, the French are the kings and queens of love," he said and sat in his chair by the door.
The armies of the rival kings met at Gdllheim near Worms, where Adolph was defeated and slain, and Albert submitted to a fresh election.
Although a hard, stern man, he had a keen sense of justice when his selfish interests were not involved, and few of the German kings possessed so practical an intelligence.
Both these kings were slain by .Ceadwalla in the following year, but shortly afterwards the Welsh king was overthrown by Oswald, brother of Eanfrith, who reunited the whole of Northumbria under his sway and acquired a supremacy analogous to that previously held by Edwin.
In the great battle which ensued the Northumbrian army was annihilated and both kings slain (the death of Ella, according to Irish tradition, being due to the treachery of one of his followers).
The Welsh and Scottish kings, however, both submitted to lEthelstan, and Guthfrith was again driven into exile.
About two years later, however, both these kings were expelled by Edmund, and the whole of Northumbria was brought under his power.
All the land was lost in the next few years, partly by the revolt of the local farmers.
In those times there were even some kings who could not read.
He was the advisor and friend of two of the kings who succeeded Cyrus.
Many great men were glad to call him their friend, and even kings asked his advice and were amused by his fables.
Like other kings, he lived in a beautiful palace and had many officers and servants to wait upon him.
He conquered many kings and burned many cities.
He was called "the Fourteenth" because there had been thirteen other kings before him who bore the name of Louis.
Monarchy is not inherently bad, and there have been fine kings and queens in history.
While kings claimed they ruled by a divine right, dictators claimed their right to rule through might.
Like kings, dictators have little regard for their subjects.
"The Frost Fairies" and "The Frost Kings" are given in full, as the differences are as important as the resemblances:
You must know that this King, like all other kings, has great treasures of gold and precious stones in his palace; but, being a good-hearted old fellow, he does not keep his riches locked up all the time, but tries to do good and make others happy with them.
You must know that King Frost, like all other kings, has great treasures of gold and precious stones; but as he is a generous old monarch, he endeavours to make a right use of his riches.
I thought fairies must have painted them because they are so wonderful, and I thought, too, that King Frost must have jars and vases containing precious treasures, because I knew that other kings long ago had, and because teacher told me that the leaves were painted ruby, emerald, gold, crimson, and brown; so that I thought the paint must be melted stones.
Kings and queens who wear a suit but once, though made by some tailor or dressmaker to their majesties, cannot know the comfort of wearing a suit that fits.
Their authors are a natural and irresistible aristocracy in every society, and, more than kings or emperors, exert an influence on mankind.
The last could never have been the symbol of his death, for he confessed to me that, though he had heard of Brister's Spring, he had never seen it; and soiled cards, kings of diamonds, spades, and hearts, were scattered over the floor.
History, that is, the unconscious, general, hive life of mankind, uses every moment of the life of kings as a tool for its own purposes.
On the twenty-ninth of May Napoleon left Dresden, where he had spent three weeks surrounded by a court that included princes, dukes, kings, and even an emperor.
When they had emptied the samovar, Rostov took a pack of cards and proposed that they should play "Kings" with Mary Hendrikhovna.
All the kings, except the Chinese, wear military uniforms, and he who kills most people receives the highest rewards.
To study the laws of history we must completely change the subject of our observation, must leave aside kings, ministers, and generals, and study the common, infinitesimally small elements by which the masses are moved.
After the twenty-eighth of October when the frosts began, the flight of the French assumed a still more tragic character, with men freezing, or roasting themselves to death at the campfires, while carriages with people dressed in furs continued to drive past, carrying away the property that had been stolen by the Emperor, kings, and dukes; but the process of the flight and disintegration of the French army went on essentially as before.
In front of them all fled the Emperor, then the kings, then the dukes.