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Page 487 - N. do become your liege man of life and limb, and of earthly worship, and faith and truth I will bear unto you, to live and die, against all manner of folks. So help me God.
Page 419 - An act for the more easy and speedy recovery of small debts within the city and borough of New Sarum and other places in the counties of Wilts, Hants, and Dorset.
Page vii - In this case, how would he be surprised to hear all the languages of Europe spoken in this little spot of his former dominions, and to see so many private men, who in his time would have been the vassals of some powerful baron, negotiating like princes for greater sums of money than were formerly to be met with in the royal treasury ! Trade, without enlarging the British territories, has given us a.
Page 619 - To the Honourable the Commons of Great Britain in Parliament Assembled, The Humble Petition of the Lord Mayor, Aldermen, and Commons of the City of London in Common Council Assembled...
Page vii - I am a Dane, Swede, or Frenchman at different times ; or rather fancy myself like the old philosopher, who upon being asked what countryman he was, replied, that he was a citizen of the world.
Page 463 - Born and educated in this country, I glory in the name of Briton ; and the peculiar happiness of my life will ever consist in promoting the welfare of a people, whose loyalty and warm affection to me I consider as the greatest and most permanent security of my throne...
Page 619 - His Majesty to secure and detain persons charged with or suspected of the crime of high treason committed in North America, or on the high seas, or the crime of piracy.
Page 483 - And when You see this Orb set under the Cross, remember that the whole World is subject to the Power and Empire of Christ our Redeemer.