Lancaster and York: A Century of English History (A.D. 1399-1485)

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Pagina 78 - Beaufort had been the mainstay of his house ; for fifty years he had held the strings of English policy, and • done his best to maintain the welfare and honour of the nation. That he was ambitious, secular, little troubled with scruples, apt to make religious persecution a substitute for religious life and conversation ; that he was imperious, impatient of control, ostentatious and greedy of honour, — these are faults which weigh very lightly against a great politician, if they be all that can...
Pagina 511 - For as we have many members in one body, and all members have not the same office ; so we, being many, are one body in Christ, and every one members one of another.
Pagina 170 - Justice, speaking in the name of them all, " after sadde communication and mature deliberation hadde amonge theim," that " they ought not to aunswere to that question, for it hath not ben used aforetyme that the Justicez shuld in eny wyse determine the Privelegge of this high Court of Parlement ; for it is so high and so mighty in his nature that it may make lawe, and that that is lawe it may make noo lawe ; and the determination and knowlegge of that Privilegge belongeth to the Lordes of the Parlement,...
Pagina 630 - Royal 8vo. 8s. 6d. net. Fischer. The Structure and Functions of Bacteria. By Alfred Fischer. Translated into English by AC Jones.
Pagina 279 - Thus saith the Lord of hosts, the God of Israel, Amend your ways and your doings, and I will cause you to dwell in this place.
Pagina 397 - Kyng have sende hyddr ffor ther harneys, and it [is] seyd ffor serteyn, that the Duke off Clarance makyth hym bygge in that he kan, schewyng as he wolde but dele with the Duke of Glowcester ; but the Kyng ententyth, in eschyewying all inconvenyents, to be as bygge as they bothe, and to be a styffeler atweyn them ; and som men thynke that undre thys ther sholde be som other thynge entendyd, and som treason conspyred ; so what shall falle, can I nott seye.
Pagina 317 - My father had been king of England, possessing his crown in peace all through his reign ; and his father my grandfather had been king of the same realm. And I, when a boy in the cradle, had been without any interval crowned in peace and approved as king by the whole realm, and wore the crown for wellnigh forty years, every lord doing royal homage to me, and swearing fealty as they had done to my forefathers ; so I may say with the Psalmist, " The lines are fallen unto me in a pleasant place, yea...
Pagina 374 - He filled however for many years, and not altogether unworthily, a place which never before or after was filled by a subject, and his title of King-maker was not given without reason. But it is his own singular force of character, decision and energy, that mark him off from the men of his time.
Pagina 147 - Christendom, what laud, what worship, honour, and manhood, was ascribed of all nations unto the people of this realm whilst the kingdom's sovereign lord stood possessed of his lordship in the realm of France...

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