A History of the British Empire: From the Accession of Charles I. to the Restoration; with an Introduction, Tracing the Progress of Society, and of the Constitution, from the Feudal Times to the Opening of the History ; and Including a Particular Examination of Mr. Hume's Statements Relative to the Character of the English Government, Volum 2

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Bell & Bradfute, 1822
 

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Side 210 - Saturday. I had a serious offer made me again to be a cardinal : I was then from court ; but so soon as I came thither, which was Wednesday, August 21st, I acquainted his majesty with it. But my answer again was, that somewhat dwelt within me which would not suffer that, till Rome were other than it is.
Side 37 - Stenny, you are a fool, and will shortly repent this folly, and will find that in this fit of popularity you are making a rod with which you will be scourged yourself...
Side 216 - We consecrate this church, and separate it unto thee as holy ground, not to be profaned any more to common use.
Side 135 - Why trouble ourselves with disputes about a constitution, franchises, property of goods, and the like ? What may any man call his own, if not the liberty of his person ? " I am weary of treading these ways...
Side 392 - I give you leave to flatter them with what hopes you please, so that you engage not me against my grounds — and in particular, that you consent neither to the calling of parliament nor general assembly, until the covenant be disavowed and given up — your chief end being now to win time, that they may not commit public follies, until I be ready to suppress them...
Side 470 - Wren, who, by that time, was become bishop of Norwich ; a man of a severe, sour nature, but very learned, and particularly versed in the old liturgies of the Greek and Latin churches.
Side 300 - ... she hoped he would do nothing against his conscience, for fear of any danger or prejudice to him, or his family • and that she would be contented to suffer want or any misery with him, rather than be an occasion for him to do, or say any thing against his judgment and conscience.
Side 113 - Be not hasty to go out of his sight: stand not in an evil thing; for he doeth whatsoever pleaseth him. 4 Where the word of a king is, there is power: and who may say unto him, What doest thou?
Side 78 - Let him obtain favour for the people, like Aaron in the tabernacle, Elisha in the waters, Zacharias in the temple : Give him Peter's key of discipline, and Paul's doctrine.
Side 215 - Open, open, ye everlasting doors, that the King of Glory may enter in!

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