Hume and Smollet's Celebrated History of England from Its First Settlement to the Year 1760: Accurately and Impartially Abridged, and a Continuation from that Period to the Coronation of George IV., July 19, 1821 ...

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Pratt, Oakley & Company, 1858 - 504 Seiten

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Seite 231 - Christ was the word that spake it; He took the bread and brake it; And what the word did make it, That I believe, and take it.
Seite 317 - 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." "I go," replied the king, "from a corruptible to an incorruptible crown; where no disturbance can have place.
Seite 271 - He acknowledged twenty-eight articles; and was sentenced to pay a fine of forty thousand pounds, to be imprisoned in the Tower during the king's pleasure, to be for ever incapable of any office, place, or employment, and never again to sit in Parliament, or come within the verge of the court.
Seite 45 - He died in the sixty-seventh year of his age, and the thirty-fifth of his reign ; leaving by will his daughter, Matilda, heir of all his dominions, without making any mention of her husband Geoffrey, who had given him several causes of displeasure.
Seite 316 - On the fourth, the judges having examined some witnesses, by whom it was proved that the king had appeared in arms against the forces commissioned by the Parliament ; they pronounced sentence against him.
Seite 398 - Fabrice's arms, he never recovered. but expired about eleven o'clock the next morning, in the sixty-eighth year of his age, and the thirteenth of his reign Questions for Examination, \ What was the conduct of the South Sea scheme ? 2 Explain the nature of it, 3.
Seite 100 - Return, said he, to my son, and tell him that I reserve the honour of the day to him : I am confident that he will show himself worthy of the honour of knighthood which I so lately conferred upon him : he will be able, without my assistance, to repel the enemy®.
Seite 271 - That the liberties, franchises, privileges and jurisdictions of Parliament are the ancient and undoubted birthright and inheritance of the subjects of England...
Seite 274 - No prince, so little enterprising and so inoffensive, was ever so much exposed to the opposite extremes of calumny and flattery, of satire and panegyric. And the factions, which began in his time, being still continued, have made his character be as much disputed to this day, as is commonly that of princes who are our contemporaries.
Seite 133 - Armagnac ; but had not credit to effect his purpose. The cardinal and his friends had cast their eye on Margaret of Anjou, daughter of Regnier, titular king of Sicily, Naples, and Jerusalem, descended from the count of Anjou, brother of Charles V.

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