The History of the House of Stanley, from the Conquest to the Death of the Right Honourable Edward, Late Earl of Derby, in 1776: Containing a Genealogical & Historical Account of that Illustrious House. To which is Added, a Complete History of the Isle of Man

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J. Gleave, 1821 - Isle of Man - 265 pages
 

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Page 229 - riot' is described to be a tumultuous disturbance of the peace by three persons or more, assembling together of their own authority, with an intent mutually to assist one another against any who shall oppose them in the execution of some enterprise of a private nature, and afterwards actually executing the same in a violent and turbulent manner, to the terror of the people, whether the act intended were of itself lawful or unlawful.
Page 40 - An Act for the further security of His Majesty's person and Government, and the succession of the Crown in the Heirs of the late Princess Sophia, being Protestants, and for extinguishing the hopes of the pretended Prince of Wales, and his open and secret abettors...
Page 202 - ... countervailing the charms used by this syren, and even laid a plot for her destruction, which she only escaped at the moment of extreme hazard, by taking the form of a wren. But, though she evaded instant annihilation, a spell was cast upon her by which she was condemned, on every succeeding New Year's day, to reanimate the same form with the definitive sentence, that she must ultimately perish by human hand.
Page 185 - DEAR HEART, I have heretofore sent you comfortable lines, but alas I have now no word of comfort, saving to our last and best refuge, which is Almighty God, to whose will we must submit ; and when we consider how he hath disposed of these nations and the government thereof, we have no more to do but to lay our hands upon our mouths, judging ourselves, and acknowledging our...
Page 85 - March 7th, 1755, Aged 93, and in the 58th year of his consecration. This Monument was erected By his Son, Thomas Wilson, DD a native of this parish. Who, in obedience to the express commands of his Father, declines giving him the character he so justly deserved. Let this Island speak the rest...
Page 4 - Law, which disqualifies any person to officiate who will not subscribe to be conformable to the Doctrine and Discipline of the Church of England ; by which Means Dissenters are not only precluded, but also not represented, they not having a free Voice, whose Property is nevertheless subject to be taxed by the Vestry, and whose Poor are provided for at the Discretion of those who may possibly be under the Influence of Party Motives.
Page 212 - ALMIGHTY God, with whom do live the spirits of those who depart hence in the Lord ; and with whom the souls of the faithful, after they are delivered from the burthen of the flesh, are in joy and felicity...
Page 189 - This is the immutable resolution, and shall be the undoubted practice of him who accounts it his chiefest glory to be " His Majesty's most loyal and obedient servant, "DERBY.
Page 40 - ... as also make and subscribe, and cause them to make and subscribe, the Declaration mentioned in an Act of Parliament made in the twenty-fifth year of the reign of King Charles the Second, intituled, " An Act for preventing dangers which may happen from Popish Recusants...
Page 181 - Lord send us our king again, and our old laws again, and the Lord send us our religion again. . . " ' As for that which is practised now, it has no name; and methinks there is more talk of religion, than any good effects of it.

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