The Victoria History of England: From the Landing of Julius Caesar, B.C. 54, to the Marriage of H.R.H. Albert Edward, Prince of Wales, A.D. 1863

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Routledge, Warne & Routledge, 1865 - 723 Seiten
 

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Seite 376 - I have sought the Lord night and day, that He would rather slay me than put me upon the doing of this work.
Seite 289 - I am come amongst you, As you see, at this time, Not for my recreation and disport, But being resolved, In the midst and heat of battle, To live or die amongst you all, To lay down for my God, And for my kingdom, And for my people, My honour and my blood, Even in the dust.
Seite 343 - May it please your majesty, I have neither eyes to see, nor tongue to speak in this place, but as the House is pleased to direct me...
Seite 653 - The neutral flag covers enemy's goods, with the exception of contraband of war; 3. Neutral goods, with the exception of contraband of war, are not liable to capture under enemy's flag; 4.
Seite 464 - That excessive bail ought not to be required, nor excessive fines imposed, nor cruel and unusual punishments inflicted; 11. That jurors ought to be duly impanelled and returned, and jurors which pass upon men in trials for high treason ought to be freeholders; 12. That all grants and promises of fines and forfeitures of particular persons before conviction are illegal and void; 13.
Seite 408 - God grant my eyes may never behold the like, now seeing above 10,000 houses all in one flame : the noise, and cracking, and thunder of the impetuous flames, the shrieking of women and children, the hurry of people, the fall of towers, houses, and churches was like...
Seite 497 - I do not know what I may appear to the world, but to myself I seem to have been only like a boy playing on the sea-shore, and diverting myself in now and then finding a smoother pebble or a prettier shell than ordinary, whilst the great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me.
Seite 473 - Let him study the Holy Scriptures, especially the New Testament. Therein are contained the words of eternal life. It has God for its Author ; salvation for its end ; and truth, without any mixture of error, for its matter.
Seite 581 - May the great GOD, whom I worship, grant to my country, and for the benefit of Europe in general, a great and glorious victory, and may no misconduct in any one tarnish it; and may humanity after victory be the predominant feature in the British fleet...
Seite 464 - That the freedom of speech and debates or proceedings in parliament ought not to be impeached or questioned in any court or place out of parliament.

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