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" I will only say, that so long as this Covenant is in force, whether it be with or without explanation, I have no more power in Scotland than as a duke of Venice, which I will rather die than suffer. "
The Pictorial History of England: Being, a History of the People, as Well as ... - Page 191
by George Lillie Craik - 1841
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An Ecclesiastical History of Great Britain: Chiefly of England ..., Volume 8

Jeremy Collier - Great Britain - 1841
...covenant :" that as long as this covenant was in force (either with or without an explanation) "he should have no more power in Scotland, than as a duke of Venice, which he would rather die than suffer." This resentment of his majesty was necessary and just : there was...
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An Ecclesiastical History of Great Britain, Chiefly of England ..., Volume 8

Jeremy Collier - Great Britain - 1841
...covenant :" that as long as this covenant was in force (either with or without an explanation) " he should have no more power in Scotland, than as a duke of Venice, which he would rather die than suffer." This resentment of his majesty was necessary and just : there was...
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Letters of the Kings of England: Now First Collected from the ..., Volume 2

James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps - Great Britain - 1846
...other, I will only say, that so long as this covenant is in force (whether it be with or without an explanation) I have no more power in Scotland than...Duke of Venice, which I will rather die than suffer. ' Harleian MSS. No. 841. See Burnet, p. 60. " The Marquis did again send a new despatch, much of the...
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Letters of the Kings of England: Now First Collected from Royal ..., Volume 2

James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps - Great Britain - 1846
...other, I will only say, that so long as this covenant is in force (whether it be with or without an explanation) I have no more power in Scotland than...Duke of Venice, which I will rather die than suffer. 1 Harleian MSS. No. 841. See Burnet, p. 60. " The Marquis did again send a new despatch, much of the...
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Historical essays

John Coleman (of Dover.) - 1851
...more power in Scotland than as a Duke of Venice, which I will rather die than suffer. Yet I command the giving ear to the explanation, or anything else to win time." Thus was the insincerity of the King visible in every phase of his career. Upon Hamilton's second return...
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The history of Scotland... to the present time

George Buchanan - 1856
...is answer sufficient;" " for the other, 1 will only say, that so long as this covenant is in force, whether it be with or without explanation, I have...in Scotland than as a duke of Venice, which I will f 1 '" k! . n * rather die than suffer; yet I commend the giving ear to (m war. the explanation, or...
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A Constitutional History of the British Empire: From the Accession ..., Volume 2

George Brodie - Constitutional history - 1866
...before your downgoing ; and for the other. I will only say, that so long as this Covenant is in force, whether it be with or without explanation, I have...cares, wherefore I need not recommend it to you.'* , though they perceived that it was sought to create delay. These letters at once solve the question...
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A Constitutional History of the British Empire: From the Accession ..., Volume 2

George Brodie - Constitutional history - 1866
...before your downgoing ; and for the other. I will only say, that so long as this Covenant is in force, whether it be with or without explanation, I have...cares, wherefore I need not recommend it to you.'* These letters at once solve the question as to this prince's sincerity ; and whether piety, or a cold...
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The Life of John Milton: Narrated in Connexion with the Political ..., Volume 2

David Masson - 1871
...explanation of their damnable Covenant," said his Majesty in a letter dated from Greenwich June 25, " whether " it be with or without explanation, I have...Scotland than as a Duke of Venice — which I will die rather " than suffer ; yet I command the giving ear to their explana" tion, or anything else, to...
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The Life of John Milton: 1638-1643

1871
...explanation of their damnable Covenant," said his Majesty in a letter dated from Greenwich June 25, " whether " it be with or without explanation, I have...Scotland than as a Duke of Venice — which I will die rather " than suffer ; yet I command the giving ear to their explana" tion, or anything else, to...
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