The History of England: As Well Ecclesiastical as Civil, Volume 13

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Page 378 - Conventicles," provided that any person who should be present at any meeting, under colour or pretence of any exercise of religion, in other manner than according to the liturgy and practice of the Church of England...
Page 272 - I, AB, do declare and believe, that it is not lawful upon any pretence whatsoever to take arms against the king, and that I do abhor that traitorous position of taking arms by his authority against his person or against those that are commissioned by him : So help me God.
Page 384 - He made a very ill appearance : He was very big : His hair red, hanging odly about him : His tongue was too big for his mouth, which made him bedew all that he talked to: And his whole manner was rough and boisterous, and very unfit for a Court.
Page 331 - The destruction was sudden, for in a small space of time, the city was seen most flourishing, and reduced to nothing. Three days after, when this fatal fire had baffled all human counsels and endeavours, in the opinion of all, it stopped, as it were, by a command from heaven, and was on every side extinguished. But Papistical malice, which perpetrated such mischiefs, is not yet restrained.
Page 130 - Yet there are not constituted hereditary lords, nor hereditary kings; the power consisting in the two houses and myself. I do not say that was the meaning of your oath to you ; that were to go against my own principles, to enter upon another man's conscience. God will judge between...
Page 211 - ... lies in our power) so much as to the prejudice of their reputations, by any reproach or...
Page 415 - ... shall extend to all sorts of nonconformists and recusants except the recusants of the Roman Catholic religion, to whom we shall in no wise allow...
Page 165 - I trust my past Carriage hitherto hath manifested my acquiescence in the will and disposition of God, and that I love and value the Peace of this Common-Wealth much above my own concernments ; and I...
Page 212 - ... of all men who are concerned. And we do further declare, that we will be ready to consent to any Act or Acts of Parliament to the purposes aforesaid, and for the full satisfaction of all arrears due to the officers and soldiers of the army under the command of General Monk; and that they shall be received into our service upon as good pay and conditions as they now enjoy.
Page 146 - In a word, as he had all the wickednesses against which damnation is denounced, and for which hell-fire is prepared, so he had some virtues which have caused the memory of some men in all ages to be celebrated ; and he will be looked upon by posterity as a brave bad man.

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