Lectures on the Philosophy of Modern History: Delivered in the University of Dublin, Volume 6

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Graisberry & Campbell, 1824 - History

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Page 95 - 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.
Page 473 - who is willing to be the man of his people, is the greatest king in the world, but if he wishes to be more, by heaven he is nothing at all!
Page 318 - It is not to be denied, that there were, in all those parliaments, especially in that of the fourth year, several passages, and distempered speeches of particular persons, not fit for the dignity and honour of those places, and unsuitable to the reverence due to his majesty and his councils. But I do not know any formed act of either house (for neither the remonstrance...
Page 411 - He intended it should consist of seven counsellors, and four secretaries for different provinces. These were the first, France, Switzerland, and the Valleys : the palatinate and the other Calvinists were the second : Germany, the North, and Turkey were the third : and the East and West Indies were the fourth.
Page 249 - That as to dispute what God may do is blasphemy, ... so is it sedition in subjects to dispute what a king may do in the height of his power.
Page 313 - I tell you my unpublished cogitations, the plain truth is, I keep Laud back from all place of rule and authority, because I find that he hath a restless spirit, and cannot see when matters are well, but loves to toss and change, and to bring things to a pitch of reformation floating in his own brain which may endanger the steadfastness of that which is at a good pass, God be praised.
Page 100 - Christ was the word that spake it, He took the bread and brake it, And what that word did make it, That I believe and take it.
Page 314 - Yet this man hath pressed me to invite them to a nearer conjunction with the liturgy and canons of this nation...
Page 103 - ... taxes, and impositions, giveth most free pardons and absolutions, restoreth in blood and name as the highest court, condemneth or absolveth them whom the prince will put to that trial. And, to be short, all that ever the people of Rome might do, either in centuriatis comitiis or tributis, the same may be done by the parliament of England, which representeth, and hath the power of the whole realm, both the head and the body.

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