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An Abridgment of the History of England, Continued to 1810. Genuine Ed ...
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Page 160 - There is, sir, but one stage more, which though turbulent and troublesome, is yet a very short one. Consider, it will soon carry you a great way; it will carry you from earth to heaven; and there you shall find, to your great joy, the prize to which you hasten, a crown of glory.
Page 134 - I have a care of your preservation. Therefore I would advise you, as you tender your life, to devise some excuse to shift off your attendance at this parliament. For God and man have concurred to punish the wickedness of this time. And think not slightly of this advertisement ; but retire yourself into your country, where you may expect the event in safety. 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...
Page 283 - ... have not only granted to your Majesty a large present supply, but also a very great additional revenue, great beyond example, great beyond your Majesty's highest expence. But all this, Sir, they have done in a well-grounded confidence, that you will apply wisely what they have granted liberally ; and feeling, whit every goo.1 subVoL.
Page 190 - Wells ; Turner, of Ely ; Lake, of Chichester ; White, of Peterborough ; and...
Page 165 - For shame," said he to the Parliament, "get you gone; give place to honester men, to those who will more faithfully discharge their trust. You are no longer a Parliament : I tell you, you are no longer a Parliament. The Lord has done with you : he has chosen other instruments for carrying on his work.
Page 371 - I AB do sincerely promise and swear, That I will be faithful and bear true Allegiance to His Majesty King George...
Page 388 - In the critical situation of the war in the Peninsula, I shall be most anxious to avoid any measure which can lead my allies to suppose that I mean to depart from the present system. Perseverance alone can achieve the great object in question; and I cannot withhold my approbation from those who have honourably distinguished themselves in the support of it.
Page 82 - Edward entered the capital amidst the acclamations of the citizens, and immediately opened a new scene to his party. This prince, in the bloom of youth, remarkable for the beauty of his person, for his bravery, his activity, his affability, and every popular quality, found himself so much possessed of public...
Page 25 - Upon his arrival on the Continent, he found that the insurgents had been secretly assisted and excited by the king of France, whose policy consisted in thus lessening the Norman power, C by creating dissentions among the nobles of its different provinces.
Page 158 - English law to try the king for treason, by whose authority all accusations for treason must necessarily be conducted, their names, as well as those of some peers, were afterwards struck out. Bradshaw, a lawyer, was chosen president. Coke was appointed solicitor for the people of England. Dorislaus, Steele, and Aske, were named assistants The court sat in Westminster Hall.