A Popular History of England, from the Earliest Times to the Accession of Victoria, Volum 3

D. Estes and C. E. Lauriat, 1876

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PÓgina 193 - Lord, though I am a miserable and wretched creature, I am in Covenant with Thee through grace. And I may, I will, come to Thee, for Thy People. Thou hast made me, though very unworthy, a mean instrument to do them some good, and Thee service; and many of them have set too high a value upon me, though others wish and would be glad of my death; Lord, however Thou do dispose of me, continue and go on to do good for them.
PÓgina 361 - That King James II., having endeavoured to subvert the constitution of the kingdom, by breaking the original contract between king and people ; and by the advice of Jesuits and other wicked persons, having violated the fundamental laws and having withdrawn himself out of the kingdom, has abdicated the government, and that the throne is thereby vacant.
PÓgina 55 - Therefore waving a strict inquiry into the causes of these things, let us apply ourselves to the remedy ; which is most necessary. And I hope we have such true English hearts, and zealous affections towards the general weal of our Mother Country, as no Members of either House will scruple to deny themselves, and their own private interests, for the public good ; nor account it to be a dishonour done to them, whatever the Parliament shall resolve upon in this weighty matter.
PÓgina 171 - I think it my duty to tell you that it is not for the profit of these Nations, nor for common and public good, for you to continue here any longer. And therefore I do declare unto you, That I do dissolve this Parliament.
PÓgina 114 - Mark, child ! what I say : they will cut off my head ! and perhaps make thee a king ; but mark what I say, thou must not be a king as long as thy brothers Charles and James are alive. They will cut off thy brothers' heads, when they can catch them ! And thy head too they will cut off at last ! Therefore, I charge thee, do not be made a king by them...
PÓgina 132 - I am persuaded that this is a righteous judgment of God upon these barbarous wretches, who have imbrued their hands in so much innocent blood ; and that it will tend to prevent the effusion of blood for the future. Which are the satisfactory grounds to such actions, -which otherwise cannot but work remorse and regret.
PÓgina 114 - But you may consider it will soon carry you a very great way, it will carry you from earth to heaven ; and there you will find a great deal of cordial joy and comfort/ The King. 'I go from a corruptible to an incorruptible crown, where no disturbance can be, no disturbance in the world/ The Bishop.
PÓgina 102 - if you call this a treaty, consider whether it be not like the fray in the comedy where the man comes out and says, ' There has been a fray and no fray ;' and being asked how that could be, ' why,' says he, ' there hath been three blows given, and I had them all.
PÓgina 143 - We pray therefore that (seeing there is a possibility for the Enemy to put you to some trouble) you would, with the same courage, grounded upon a confidence in God, wherein you have been supported to the great things God hath used you in hitherto, — improve, the best you can, such forces as you have in readiness, or 'as...
PÓgina 114 - There is but one stage more. This stage is turbulent and troublesome; it is a short one. But you may consider, it will soon carry you a very great way. It will carry you from Earth to Heaven. And there you shall find a great deal of cordial joy and comfort. King: I go from a corruptible to an incorruptible crown; where no disturbance can be, no disturbance in the world.

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