The History of England: 1485-1558

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Phillips, Sampson, 1849

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Seite 186 - ... had I but served God as diligently as I have served the king, he would not have given me over in my gray hairs.
Seite 71 - The king started a little, and said : ' By my faith, my lord, I thank you for your good cheer, but I may not endure to have my laws broken in my sight. My attorney must speak with you.
Seite 446 - H entered into her composition, we shall scarcely find any virtue but sincerity ; a quality which she seems to have maintained throughout her whole life ; except in the beginning of her reign...
Seite 405 - that human justice was against his body, but the Divine Mercy would be favourable to his soul ; and that if her fault deserved punishment, her youth, at least, and her imprudence, were worthy of excuse ; and that God and posterity, she trusted, would show her favour.
Seite 62 - Neither did they, towards the end, observe so much as the half-face of justice, in proceeding by indictment ; but sent forth their precepts to attach men and convent them before themselves, and some others, at their private houses, in a "court of commission...
Seite 129 - ... to the liberality of individuals, who are attached to their doctrines, and who find benefit or consolation from their spiritual ministry and assistance. Their industry and vigilance will, no doubt, be whetted by such an additional motive; and their skill in the profession, as well as their address in governing the minds of the people, must receive daily increase, from their increasing practice, study, and attention.
Seite 129 - ... endeavour, by some novelty, to excite the languid devotion of his audience. No regard will be paid to truth, morals, or decency in the doctrines inculcated.
Seite 128 - The artisans, finding their profits to rise by the favour of their customers, increase as much as possible their skill and industry; and as matters are not disturbed by any injudicious tampering, the commodity is always sure to be at all times nearly proportioned to the demand.
Seite 405 - It had been intended to execute the lady Jane and Lord Guildford together on the same scaffold at Tower Hill ; but the council, dreading the compassion of the people for their youth, beauty, innocence, and noble birth, changed their orders, and gave directions that she should be beheaded within the verge of the Tower.
Seite 65 - Hammes, to desert his charge, and to insinuate himself into the confidence of Suffolk, by making him a tender of his services. Upon information secretly conveyed by Curson, the king seized William Courtney, eldest son to the earl of Devonshire, and married to the lady Catharine...

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