The Dictionary of English History

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Sir Sidney Low, Frederick Sanders Pulling
Cassell, 1884 - Great Britain - 1119 pages
 

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Page 5 - further Security of His Majesty's Person and Govern"ment and the Succession of the Crown in the Heirs of "the late Princess Sophia being Protestants and for ex"tinguishing the Hopes of the pretended Prince of Wales "and his open and secret Abettors...
Page 393 - That the influence of the Crown has increased, is increasing, and ought to be diminished"?
Page 35 - Formerly the oath of allegiance ran thus : ' I do promise to be true and faithful to the King and his heirs, and truth and faith to bear, of life, and limb, and terrene honour ; and not to know or hear of any ill or damage intended him, without defending him therefrom:' and was altered at the Revolution to the present form.
Page 238 - I am one of those who have probably passed a longer period of my life engaged in war than most men, and principally, I may say, in civil war ; and I must say this — that if I could avoid, by any sacrifice whatever, even one month of civil war in the country to which I am attached, I would sacrifice my life in order to do it [cheers].
Page 376 - England, the Imperial Crown of the realm of England, and of all the kingdoms, dominions, and rights belonging to the same, did by inherent birthright and lawful and undoubted succession descend and come to your most excellent Majesty, as being lineally, justly, and lawfully next and sole heir of the blood royal of this realm...
Page 36 - I, AB, do swear that I will be faithful and bear true allegiance to her majesty queen Victoria, her heirs and successors according to law. So help me God ! Affirmation.
Page 134 - Far from anything inflammatory, I never heard a more languid debate in this House. No more than two or three gentlemen, as I remember, spoke against the act, and that with great reserve, and remarkable temper.
Page 86 - Majesty shall be continued westward along the said forty-ninth parallel of north latitude to the middle of the channel which separates the continent from Vancouver's Island, and thence southerly through the middle of the said channel, and of Fuca's Straits to the Pacific Ocean...
Page 331 - Proud Prelate, — You know what you were before I made you what you are now. If you do not immediately comply with my request. I will unfrock you, by God.
Page 445 - And afterwards, when the nation had been accustomed to it for a series of years, the succeeding champions of liberty boldly and openly declared, " the impost " of excise to be the most easy and indifferent levy that could "be laid upon the people":" and accordingly continued it during the whole usurpation.

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