An abridgment of The history of England, continued to 1810. Genuine ed., stereotyped. With a continuation to the present period

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Page 101 - ... had I but served God as diligently as I have served the king, he would not have given me over in my grey hairs.
Page 134 - For though there be no appearance of any stir, yet, I say, they will receive a terrible blow this Parliament, and yet they shall not see who hurts them.
Page 83 - ... ambition of the weakest or the worst of mankind. While the army of Edward was advancing to the charge, there happened a great fall of snow ; which driving full in the faces' of the enemy, blinded them, and this advantage, seconded by an impetuous onset, decided the victory in their favour.
Page 45 - I, John, by the grace of God, king of England, and lord of Ireland, in order to expiate my sins, from my own free will, and the advice of my barons, give to the church of Rome, to pope Innocent, and his successors, the kingdom of England, and all other prerogatives of my crown. I will hereafter hold them as the pope's vassal. I will be faithful to God, to the church of Rome, to the pope my master, and his successors legitimately elected. I promise to pay him a tribute of a thousand marks yearly ;...
Page 371 - I AB do sincerely promise and swear, That I will be faithful and bear true Allegiance to His Majesty King George...
Page 190 - Wells ; Turner, of Ely ; Lake, of Chichester ; White, of Peterborough ; and...
Page 293 - Pitt was placed as first lord of the Treasury and chancellor of the Exchequer. He could not/ however, succeed in his measures in the house of commons: the majority were still the adherents of the coalition ministry, and the business of the nation stood still.
Page 134 - I say, they will receive a terrible blow this parliament, and yet they shall not see who hurts them. This counsel is not to be contemned, because it may do you good, and can do you no harm : for the danger is past, as soon as you have burned the letter. And I hope God will give you the grace to make good use of it, unto whose holy protection I commend you*.
Page 2 - No species of superstition was ever more terrible, than that of the Druids. Besides the severe penalties, which it was in...
Page 372 - An act for the more effectual preserving the King's person and government, by disabling papists from sitting in either house of parliament.

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