Pinnock's Improved Edition of Dr. Goldsmith's History of England, from the Invasion of Julius Caesar to the Death of George II, with a Continuation to the Year 1858: With Questions for Examination at the End of Each Section, Etc

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Seite 241 - I have sought the Lord night and day, that He would rather slay me than put me upon the doing of this work.
Seite 334 - The quality of mercy is not strained, It droppeth as the gentle rain from heaven Upon the place beneath. It is twice blessed: It blesseth him that gives, and him that takes...
Seite 384 - That the influence of the Crown has increased, is increasing, and ought to be diminished"?
Seite 219 - Pym, and Strode. The articles were, That they had traitorously endeavoured to subvert the fundamental laws and government of the kingdom, to deprive the king of his regal power, and to impose on his subjects an arbitrary and tyrannical authority...
Seite 156 - ... 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 202 - I say, they will receive a terrible blow this parliament, and yet they shall not see who hurts them. This counsel is not to be contemned, because it may do you good, and can do you no harm : for the danger is past, as soon as you have burned the letter. And I hope God will give you the grace to make good use of it, unto whose holy protection I commend you*.
Seite 241 - For shame," said he to the parliament, "get you gone; give place to honester men; to those who will more faithfully discharge their trust. You are no longer a parliament : I tell you, you are no longer a parliament. The Lord has done with you : he has chosen other instruments for carrying on his work.
Seite 234 - There is, sir, but one stage more, which though turbulent and troublesome, is yet a very short one. Consider, it will soon carry you a great way; it will carry you from earth to heaven; and there you shall find, to your great joy, the prize to which you hasten, a crown of glory.
Seite 202 - I have a care of your preservation. Therefore I would advise you, as you tender your life, to devise some excuse to shift off your attendance at this parliament. For God and man have concurred to punish the wickedness of this time. And think not slightly of this advertisement ; but retire yourself into your country, where you may expect the event in safety. For though there be no appearance of any stir, yet, I say, they will receive a terrible blow — this parliament, and yet they shall not see...
Seite 180 - Christ was the word that spake it, He took the bread and brake it, And what that word did make it, That I believe and take it.

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