A school history of the British empire, Part 2

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PÓgina 200 - Be of good comfort, Master Ridley, and play the man. We shall this day light such a candle, by God's grace, in England, as I trust shall never be put out.
PÓgina 242 - ... great indignity, and his imprisonment made as uncomfortable as possible. Even the papers which he had prepared for his defence were taken from him. While Strafford's fate was pending, and the king's mind was in a state of great agitation, a bill was brought him, the purport of which was, that the parliament should not be dissolved, prorogued, or adjourned, without its own consent. To this the king assented...
PÓgina 254 - God grant my eyes may never behold the like, now seeing above 10,000 houses all in one flame ! The noise and cracking and thunder of the impetuous flames, the shrieking of women and children, the hurry of people, the fall of towers, houses, and churches, was like...
PÓgina 254 - God grant mine eyes may never behold the like, who now saw above ten thousand houses all in one flame ; the noise and cracking and thunder of the impetuous flames, the shrieking of women and children, the hurry of people, the fall of towers, houses, and churches...
PÓgina 309 - Lord's day was ordered to be burnt by the hands of the common hangman...
PÓgina 180 - For profit, it was to be made two ways ; upon his subjects for the war, and upon his enemies for the peace ; like a good merchant that maketh his gain both upon the commodities exported and imported back again.
PÓgina 284 - In 1609, six years after the accession of James VI. of Scotland to the throne of England as James I.
PÓgina 341 - I. Universal suffrage. 2. Vote by ballot. 3. Annual Parliaments. 4. Payment of members. 5. Abolition of the property qualification. 6. Equal electoral districts.
PÓgina 189 - Kingston, had I but served my God as diligently as I have served my king, He would not have given me over in my grey hairs.
PÓgina 343 - This agitation commenced almost at the moment of the Union, and has continued to the present time. Robert Emmet sacrificed his life to the cause of repeal in 1803. But the word repeal is most intimately connected with the name and career of Daniel O'Connell, the Irish "Liberator.

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