Read The Excerpt From Queen Elizabeth S Address To The Troops At Tilbury I Know

Read the excerpt from Queen Elizabeth’s Address to the Troops at Tilbury. I know I have the body but of a weak and feeble woman; but I have the heart and stomach of a king, and of 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; to which, rather than any dishonour shall grow by me, I myself will take up arms, I myself will be your general, judge, and rewarder of every one of your virtues in the field. In this excerpt, Queen Elizabeth relies heavily on a rhetorical appeal to ethos to establish that she has the qualities of a strong .