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" My lords, cannot I take my subjects money when I want it, without all this formality in parliament ? The bishop of Durham readily answered, God forbid, Sir, but you should ; you are the breath of our nostrils : whereupon the king turned and said to the... "
Eccentric biography; or, Sketches of remarkable characters, ancient and modern - Page 9
by Eccentric biography - 1801
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A new and general biographical dictionary

New and general biographical dictionary - 1761
...ftanding behind the king's chair, his majefty afked them, " My lords (faid he) cannot I take my fubjeeb money when I want it, without all this formality in parliament ? " the biihop of Durham readily anfwered, " God forbid, fir, but you ihould ; you are the breath of our noftrils."...
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A New and General Biographical Dictionary: Containing an ..., Volume 1

Biography - 1761
...behind the king's chair, his majefty afked. them, " My lords (faid he) cannot I take my fubje<ts money when I want it, without all this formality in parliament ? " the bifhop of Durham readily anfwered, " God forbid, fir, but you fhould; you are the breath of our noftrils."...
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The works of Edmund Waller, Esq: in verse and prose

Edmund Waller, Elijah Fenton - Literary Criticism - 1768 - 272 pages
...Mr. WALLER did often reflect. His Majefly afk'd the Bifuop*, " My Lords, cannot I take my Subjects Money " when I want it, without all this Formality in " Parliament?" The Bifhop of DURHAM readily arifwer'd, " God forbid, Sir, but you fhou'd, you " are the Breath of our...
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An historical and critical account of the life and writings of James I. king ...

History - 1772 - 255 pages
...Mr. Waller did often reflet. His majefty " afked the bifhops, My lords, cannot I take my fubjefts " money when I want it, without all this formality in " parliament? The bifhopof Durham readily anfwer" ed,GodforbidrSir, but you Jhould ; you are the breath of ." cur no/lrils...
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General Biography: Or, Lives, Critical and Historical, of the Most ..., Volume 1

John Aikin, William Enfield, Thomas Morgan, Mr. Nicholson, William Johnston - Biography - 1799
...standing behind the king's chair. His majesty asked the bishops, " My lords, cannot 1 take my subjects' money when I want it, without all this formality in...you should ; you are the breath of our nostrils." Whereupon the king turned, and said to the bishop of Winchester, " Well, mv lord, what say you ?" "...
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General biography; or, Lives, critical and historical, of the most eminent ...

John Aikin, William Enfield - 1799
...the bishops, " My lords, cannot I take my subjects' money when I. want it, without all this totmality in parliament?" The bishop of Durham readily answered,...you should ; you are the breath of our nostrils." Whereupon the king turned, and said to the bishop of Winchester, " \Vrell, my lord, what say you ?"...
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Lives

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1800
...bishops, " My Lords, cannot I take my subjects money " when I want it, without all this formality of parliament ?" The bishop of " Durham readily answered,...should : you are the " ' breath of our nostrils.' Whereupon the King turned and said to the bishop "of Winchester, " Well, rny Lord, what say you ?''...
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The works of the poets of Great Britain and Ireland. With prefaces ...

Great Britain - 1804
...bishops, " My L'J^ls, cannot I take my subjects money " when I want it, without all this formality of parliament ?" The bishop of " Durham readily answered,...you should : you are the " 'breath of our nostrils.' Whereupon the King turned and said to the bishop fc of Winchester, " Well, rny Lord, what say you ?"...
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A biographical, historical and chronological dictionary:: containing ...

John Watkins - Biography - 1807 - 972 pages
...jts' money when I want it, without II this formality m parliament ?" Eislmp Ncaie quickly replied, " God forbid, sir, but you should ; you are the breath of our nostrils." On which the lam; said to the biihop of Winchester, " Well, my lord, and what say той ?" " Sir,...
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Characteristic Anecdotes of Men of Learning and Genius: Natives of Great ...

John Watkins - Authors, English - 1808 - 552 pages
...standing behind the king's chair. James asked the bishops : ' My lords, cannot I take my subjects' money when I want it, without all this formality in...you should ; you are the breath of our nostrils.' Whereupon the king turned, and said to the bishop of Winchester, 'Well, my lord, what say you ?' 'Sir,'...
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