The History of England: From the Earliest Period to 1839, Band 3

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Harper & Brothers, 1843

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Seite 252 - Put not your trust in princes, nor in the sons of men, for in them there is no salvation."*** He was soon able, however, to collect his courage; and he prepared himself to suffer the fatal sentence.
Seite 122 - For the Queen! For the Queen! A plot is laid for my life!
Seite 174 - In the conclusion he observed that, " although he could not allow of the style calling their privileges an undoubted right and inheritance, but could rather have wished that they had said that their privileges were derived from the grace and permission of his ancestors and himself...
Seite 147 - If you aim at a Scottish Presbytery, it agreeth as well with monarchy as God and the deviL Then Jack, and Tom, and Will, and Dick, shall meet, and at their pleasure censure me and my council, and all our proceedings ; then Will shall stand up and say, It must be thus ; then Dick shall reply, Nay, marry, but we will have it thus.
Seite 64 - Christ was the word that spake it, He took the bread and brake it, And what that word did make it, That I believe and take it.
Seite 271 - had been rejected, he would have sold all he had " the next morning, and never have seen England " more ; and he knew there were many other " honest men of the same resolution.
Seite 295 - He had a brave regiment of horse of his countrymen, most of them freeholders and freeholders' sons, and who, upon matter of conscience, engaged in this quarrel. And thus, being well armed within by the satisfaction of their own consciences, and without by good iron arms, they would as one man stand firmly, and fight desperately.
Seite 274 - God forbid the house of commons should proceed, " in any way, to dishearten people to obtain their
Seite 294 - are most of them old decayed serving-men and tapsters, and such kind of fellows: and 1 (said I) 'their troops are gentlemen's sons, younger sons, and persons of quality. Do you think that the spirits of such base and mean fellows will ever be able to encounter gentlemen that have honour, and courage, and resolution in them...
Seite 262 - King ; and informed him of many particulars, from the beginning of the rebellion ; and, ' that the marquis of Hamilton was no less faulty, and false towards his majesty, than Argyle ; ' and offered ' to make proof of all in the Parliament ; ' but rather desired ' to kill them both ; ' which he frankly undertook to do ; but the king, abhorring that expedient, for his own security, advised, ' that the proofs might be prepared for the Parliament.

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