The History of England from the Earliest Accounts of Time, to the Death of the Late Queen Anne, Volume 3

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Pagina 407 - ... that immediately upon the decease of our late sovereign lord King Charles the imperial crown of the realm of England, and of all the kingdoms, dominions, and rights belonging to the same, did, by inherent birthright and lawful undoubted succession, descend and come to his most excellent majesty Charles the Second, as being lineally, justly, and lawfully next heir of the blood royal of this realm...
Pagina 375 - ... were difcovered by him to make a noife only, and to fright thofe who could rarely be hurt by them. He...
Pagina 209 - God, to maintain the just privileges and freedom of Parliament, and to govern by the known laws of the land to my utmost power; and particularly, to observe inviolably the laws consented to by me this Parliament.
Pagina 202 - What would you have ? Have I violated your laws ? Have I denied to pass any one bill for the ease and security of my subjects ? I do not ask you what you have done for me.
Pagina 375 - He was the first man that declined the old track, and made it manifest that the science might be attained in less time than was imagined, and despised those rules which had been long in practice, to keep his ship and his men out of danger ; which had been held in former times a point of great ability and circumspection; as if the principal art requisite in the captain of a ship had been to be sure to come home safe again. He was the first man...
Pagina 349 - I do not know whether you have been alive or dead. I have not once heard from you all this time; I have not: and that you all know.
Pagina 407 - Parliament, together with the lord mayor, aldermen and commons of the city of London and other freemen of this Kingdom now present, do, according to our duty and allegiance, heartily, joyfully, and unanimously acknowledge and proclaim that immediately upon the decease of our late Sovereign Lord King Charles the imperial crown of the Realm...
Pagina 549 - ... name could never be forgot, so long as men preserved any esteem for sanctity of manners, greatness of mind, and a love to their country, constant even to death. Therefore to solace his excellent father for so great a loss, to celebrate the memory of so noble a son, and to excite his worthy grandson, the heir of such mighty hopes, more cheerfully to emulate and follow the example of his illustrious father, they intailed this high dignity upon the earl and his posterity.
Pagina 549 - ... were willing to record them in their royal patent, to remain in the family as a monument consecrated to his consummate virtue, whose name could never be forgot, so long as men preserved any esteem for sanctity of manners, greatness of mind, and a love to their country, constant even to death.
Pagina 321 - I know, a crowning mercy. Surely, if it be not, such a one we shall have, if this provoke those that are concerned in it to thankfulness ; and the Parliament to do the will of Him who hath done His will for it, and for the Nation...

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