The Gunpowder Treason: With a Discourse of the Manner of Its Discovery; and a Perfect Relation of the Proceedings Against the Conspirators; Wherein is Contained Their Trials and Condemnations, Also the Confessions of Guido Fawkes and Thomas Winter: Likewise King James's Speech to Both Houses of Parliament, Including a Preface Touching the Conspiracy

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W.J. Adams, 1850 - Electronic books - 211 pages

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Page 113 - Our soul is escaped even as a bird out of the snare of the fowler ; the snare is broken, and we are delivered.
Page 168 - They encourage themselves in mischief, and commune among themselves, how they may lay snares; and say, that no man shall see them. 6 They imagine wickedness, and practise it; that they keep secret among themselves, every man in the deep of his heart.
Page 131 - Let the wickedness of his fathers be had in remembrance in the sight of the Lord : and let not the sin of his mother be done away.
Page 53 - My Lord, Out of the love I bear to some of your friends, 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.
Page 124 - ... benefit of the common air. For which cause also he shall be strangled, being hanged up by the neck between heaven and earth, as deemed unworthy of both or either, as likewise that the eyes of men may behold and their hearts contemn him.
Page 156 - You shall swear by the blessed Trinity, and by the sacrament you now propose to receive, never to disclose directly or indirectly, by word or circumstance, the matter that shall be proposed to you to keep secret, nor desist from the execution thereof until the rest shall give you leave.
Page 37 - It resteth now, that I should shortly inform you what is to be done hereafter upon the occasion of this horrible and strange accident. As for your part that are my faithful and loving subjects of all degrees, I know that your hearts are so burnt up with zeal in this errand, and your tongues so ready to utter your dutiful affections, and your hands and feet so bent to concur in the execution, thereof (for which as I need not to...
Page 53 - 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 who hurts them.
Page 113 - IF the LORD himself had not been on our side, now may Israel say ; if the LORD himself had not been on our side, when men rose up against us ; 2 They had swallowed us up quick ; when they were so wrathfully displeased at us.
Page 120 - Oh, brother ! I am not as you take me for, no more a cat ; see my habit and shaven crown !' Hereupon some of the more credulous and bold among them were again, by this deceit, snatched up ; and therefore, when afterwards he came as before to entice them forth, they would come out no more, but answered, ' Cor tibi restat idem, vix tibi prcesto fidem. Talk what you can, we will never believe you ; you have still a cat's heart within you. You do not watch and pray, but you watch to prey.

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