The History of England: From the Earliest Times to the Death of George II.

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Page 308 - 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 279 - Have mercy, Lord, on me, I pray ; For men would me devour.
Page 307 - Though innocent towards his people, he acknowledged the equity of his execution in the eyes of his Maker; and observed, that an unjust sentence which he had suffered to take effect, was now punished by an unjust sentence upon himself.
Page 161 - 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 146 - ... in the seventieth year of her age, and the forty-fifth of her reign.
Page 247 - Pym, and Strode. The articles were, That they had traitorously endeavoured to subvert the fundamental laws and government of the kingdom, to deprive the...
Page 400 - Tongue came next to the treasurer and told him that a packet of letters, written by Jesuits concerned in the plot, was that night to be put into the post-house for Windsor, directed to Bennifield, a Jesuit confessor to the duke.
Page 162 - A terrible blow, and yet the authors concealed; a danger so sudden, and yet so great ; these circumstances seemed all to denote some contrivance by gunpowder ; and it was thought advisable to inspect all the vaults below the Houses of Parliament. This care belonged to the Earl of Suffolk, lord chamberlain, who purposely delayed the search till the day before the meeting of Parliament. He remarked those great piles of wood and...
Page 327 - I: is you, continued he to the mem" bers, that have forced rue upon this. I " have fought the Lord night and day that he " would rather flay me than put me upon this
Page 405 - ... to the execution of the catholic designs. The king asked him, what sort of a man don John was : he answered, a tall lean man; directly contrary to truth, as the king well knew3. He totally mistook the situation of the Jesuits

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