The History of England, from the First Invasion by the Romans to the Accession of William and Mary in 1688, Volume 9

J. Grant, 1902

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Page 28 - I, AB, do declare and believe, that it is not lawful upon any pretence whatsoever to take arms against the king, and that I do abhor that traitorous position of taking arms by his authority against his person or against those that are commissioned by him : So help me God.
Page 132 - This pillar was set up in perpetual remembrance of the most dreadful burning of this Protestant city, begun and carried on by the treachery and malice of the Popish faction, in the beginning of September, in the year of our LORD 1666, in order to the carrying on their horrid plot for extirpating the Protestant Religion, and old English Liberty, and introducing Popery and Slavery.
Page 218 - Yet fame deserved no enemy can grudge ; The statesman we abhor, but praise the judge. In Israel's courts ne'er sat an Abethdin With more discerning eyes, or hands more clean, Unbribed, unsought, the wretched to redress ; Swift of despatch, and easy of access.
Page 77 - I saw : and if I have any skill in physiognomy, which I think I have, she must be as good a woman as ever was born. Her conversation, as much as I can perceive, is very good; for she has wit enough and a most agreeable voice. You would much wonder to see how well we are acquainted already. In a word, I think myself very happy; but am confident our two humours will agree very well together.
Page 512 - Si donnons en mandement à nos âmes et féaux les gens tenant notre cour de parlement et chambre de nos comptes à Paris, que ces présentes...
Page 23 - ... which only concern the confession of the true Christian faith and the doctrine of the sacraments...
Page 110 - In the daytime, officers were always on the watch to withdraw from public view the bodies of those who expired in the streets ; during the night the tinkling of a bell, accompanied with the glare of links, announced the approach of the pest-cart, making its round to receive the victims of the last twenty-four hours.
Page 22 - Thereupon he read, as an addition to the declaration, ' that others also be permitted to meet for religious worship, so be it they do it not to the disturbance of the peace ; and that no justice of peace or officer disturb them.
Page 129 - It is not indeed imaginable how extraordinary the vigilance and activity of the King and the Duke was, even labouring in person, and being present to command, order, reward, or encourage workmen ; by which he showed his affection to his people and gained theirs.
Page 160 - I believe you will be a little surprised at the Treaty I have concluded with the States : the effect of it is to bring Spain to consent to the peace upon the terms the King of France has avowed he will be content with ; so, as I have done nothing to prejudice France in this agreement...

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