The History of England, from the Earliest Times to the Death of Viscount Palmerston, 1865

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Longmans, Green & Company, 1871 - 781 sider
 

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Side 235 - Cromwell, Cromwell, Had I but served my God with half the zeal I served my king, he would not in mine age Have left me naked to mine enemies.
Side 200 - Love thyself last: cherish those hearts that hate thee; Corruption wins not more than honesty. Still in thy right hand carry gentle peace, To silence envious tongues. Be just, and fear not...
Side 592 - He made an administration, so checkered and speckled; he put together a piece of joinery, so crossly indented and whimsically dove-tailed; a cabinet so variously inlaid; such a piece of diversified Mosaic; such a tesselated pavement without cement; here a bit of black stone, and there a bit of white; patriots and courtiers, king's friends and republicans; whigs and tories; treacherous friends and open enemies : that it was indeed a very curious show; but utterly unsafe to touch, and unsure to stand...
Side 592 - ... a piece of diversified mosaic ; such a tessellated pavement without cement; here a bit of black stone, and there a bit of white; patriots and courtiers, king's friends and republicans; whigs and tories ; treacherous friends and open enemies ; that it was indeed ^ very curious show; but utterly unsafe to touch, and unsure to stand on.
Side 292 - If there is any one eminent criterion, which above all the rest, distinguishes a wise government from an administration weak and improvident, it is this; — " well to know the best time and manner of yielding what it is impossible to keep.
Side 619 - I will be very frank with you. I was the last to consent to the separation; but the separation having been made, and having become inevitable, I have always said, as I say now, that I would be the first to meet the friendship of the United States as an independent power.
Side 629 - That it is now necessary to declare, that, to report any opinion, or pretended opinion, of his Majesty upon any bill, or other proceeding, depending in either House of Parliament, with a view to influence the votes of the members, is a high crime and misdemeanour, derogatory to the honour of the Crown, a breach of the fundamental privileges of Parliament, and subversive of the constitution of this country...
Side 237 - In their petition he was styled the protector and supreme head of the church and cle'rgy of England.
Side 103 - Wallace said they should know the whole truth ; for, added he, as it is a law of equity that what concerns all should be approved by all ; and that common dangers should be repelled by united efforts ; the people who follow our standards not as hirelings, but with willing spirits, ought to know our reasons for requiring their services. They who follow you, said Graham, have too much confidence in their leader to require any reasons for his movements.
Side 247 - ... cause such dreadful execution to be done upon a good number of the inhabitants of every town, village, and hamlet, that have offended in this rebellion, as well by the hanging...

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