1. Grab the nearest book.
2. Open the book to page 123.
3. Find the fifth sentence.
4. Post the text of the next 4-7 sentences on your LJ along with these instructions.
5. Don't you dare dig for that "cool" or "intellectual" book in your closet! I know you were thinking about it! Just pick up whatever is closest (unless it's too troublesome to reach and is really heavy. Then go back to step 1).The news of the consultation and Huick's opion got out, and Council and Parliament were infuriated. "Dr. Huick," and Camden, "dissuaded her to marry for I know not what womanish infirmity." It was considered unpardonable in Huick to have encouraged her in any such nonsense; and Parliament "besought her to be joined by the sacred bond of marriage with whom she would, in what place she liked and as soon as she pleased, to the end to have children for help to the kingdom", for if she died childless, "England that breathed by her spirit, would expire with her".
Mary Queen of Scots, married and pregnant, seemed to be in a position immeasurably stronger than Elizabeth's; but her misfortunes were gathering over her. Marriage with a Queen and one of the most beautiful women had been too much for Darnley's weak head.
From Elizabeth the Great
by Elizabeth Jenkins. A
And yes, that really was the closets book. Okay, so the comic books are closer but they don't go up to 123.