History of Verulam and St. Alban's

S.G. Shaw, 1815 - 239 Seiten

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Seite 223 - Tower during the king's pleasure, that he shall for ever be incapable of any office or employment in the state or commonwealth, and that he shall never sit in parliament^ or come within the verge of the court.
Seite 133 - Thine is a Bacon, hapless in his choice, Unfit to stand the civil storm of state, And through the smooth barbarity of courts, With firm but pliant virtue, forward still To urge his course : him for the studious shade Kind nature form'd, deep, comprehensive, clear, Exact, and elegant ; in one rich soul, Plato, the Stagyrite, and Tully join'd.
Seite 35 - Shrine (anno 1129) the remains of the martyr were removed with great solemnity ; the ancient tomb being first opened in the presence of the Bishop of London, several Abbots, and the whole Convent. On this occasion, and to remove the doubts which had been excited by the assertions of a certain College in Denmark, and also by the pretensions of the Monks of Ely, " the bones were numbered, taken out, and shewn singly: the head was lifted up for the inspection of all present, by the hands of the venerable...
Seite 146 - Kiss'd the stern mandate, bow'd his head, and dy'd. Another monument, against the west wall, displays the bust of EDWARD STRONG, of New Barns, in this parish, Citizen and Mason of London, who, " equally with its ingenious architect, Sir Christopher Wren, and its truly pious diocesan, Bishop Compton, shared the felicity of seeing both the beginning and the finishing of that stupendous fabric,
Seite 226 - He had a nimble fancy, a quick apprehension, a rare memory, an eloquent tongue, and a sound judgment. He was a person of free access, sociable in company, sincere to his friends, hospitable in his house, charitable to the poor, and an excellent master to his servants.
Seite 224 - When the house of commons and the army were a quarrelling, at a meeting of the officers it was proposed to purge the army better, that they might know whom to depend on. Cromwell upon that said, he was sure of the army ; but there was another body that had more need of purging, naming the house of commons, and he thought the army only could do that.
Seite 224 - In the beginning of the long parliament he was a great assertor of the laws, and invei¡jhed severely against all that had been concerned in the former illegal oppression. His principle was, that allegiance and protection were mutual obligations ; and that the one went for the other. He thought the law was the measure of both ; and that when a legal protection was denied to one that paid a legal allegiance, the subject had a right to defend himself.
Seite 220 - Nisi quid potius. And on the wall, over the table, is painted Ceres teaching the soweing of corne; the word, Moniti meliora.
Seite 116 - When the ear heard her, then it blessed her ; and when the eye saw her, it gave witness to her : " Because she delivered the poor that cried, and the fatherless, and him that had none to help him. "The blessing of him that was ready to perish came upon her, and she caused the widow's heart to sing for joy.
Seite 219 - Sir Nicholas erected a new mansion, at a short distance westward from that which now forms the residence of Lord Grimston ; and here he was frequently visited by the Queen, who dated many of her state papers from Gorhambury. This House appears to have formed a quadrangle ; but the chief parts that are now standing, are the ruins of the Mall, which constituted the inner...

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