A Complete History of England: From the Descent of Julius Caesar, to the Treaty of Aix la Chapelle, 1748. Containing the Transactions of One Thousand Eight Hundred and Three Years, Volume 7

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J. Rivington and J. Fletcher, at the Oxford-Theatre, 1759 - Great Britain

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Page 123 - The King willeth that right be done according to the laws and customs of the realm ; and that the statutes be put in due execution, that his subjects may have no cause to complain of any wrong or oppressions, contrary to their just rights and liberties, to the preservation whereof he holds himself as well obliged as of his prerogative.
Page 224 - Heaven upon this nation, if these distractions continue. God so deal with me and mine as all my thoughts and intentions are upright for the maintenance of the true protestant profession, and for the observation and preservation of the laws of this land : and I hope God will bless and assist those laws for my preservation.
Page 136 - This place is holy ; the ground is holy. In the name of the Father, Son, and Holy Ghost, I pronounce it holy.
Page 446 - Character of Oliver Cromwell. " Oliver was of a robust make and constitution, and his aspect was manly though clownish. His education extended no further than a superficial knowledge of the Latin tongue, but he inherited great talents from nature; though they were such as he could not have exerted to advantage at any other juncture than that of a civil war, inflamed by religious contests. His character was formed from an amazing conjunction of enthusiasm, hypocrisy, and ambition.
Page 188 - that I am nowise afraid of death, nor am daunted with any terrors; but do as cheerfully lay down my head at this time as ever I did when going to repose!
Page 416 - It is you, continued he, to the " members, that have forced me upon this. I have " fought the Lord night and day, that he would rather " flay me than put me upon this work.
Page 274 - We fhall with the fame fincerity, reality and conftancy, in our feveral vocations, endeavour with our eftates and lives, mutually to preferve the rights and privileges of the parliaments, and the liberties of the kingdoms, and to preferve and defend the king's majefty's perfon and authority, in the prefervation and defence of the true religion...
Page 373 - ... people became too mighty for those restraints which the regal power derived from the constitution; and when the tide of fanaticism began to overbear the religion of his country, to which he was conscientiously devoted.
Page 105 - STAND firm, and hold fast from henceforth the Seat and State of Royal and Imperial Dignity, which is this day delivered unto you in the Name, and by the Authority of Almighty God, and by the Hands of Us the Bishops and Servants of God...
Page 183 - Majesty, that he was loose and absolved from rules of government, and that he had an army in Ireland, which he might employ to reduce this kingdom ; for which he deserves to undergo "the pains and forfeitures of high treason.

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