England under the Tudors and Stuarts, Volume 2 (Google eBook)

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Page 421 - That the raising or keeping a standing army within the kingdom in time of peace, unless it be with consent of parliament, is against law.
Page 231 - When all our fathers worshipp'd stocks and stones, Forget not : in thy book record their groans Who were thy sheep, and in their ancient fold Slain by the bloody Piedmontese that roll'd Mother with infant down the rocks. Their moans The vales redoubled to the hills, and they To heaven.
Page 231 - AVENGE, O Lord, thy slaughtered saints, whose bones Lie scattered on the Alpine mountains cold ; Even them who kept thy truth so pure of old, When all our fathers worshipped stocks and stones...
Page 421 - That the freedom of speech, and debates or proceedings in Parliament, ought not to be impeached or questioned in any court or place out of Parliament.
Page 294 - I, AB, do declare, that it is not lawful, upon any pretence whatsoever, to take arms against the king : and that I do abhor that traitorous position of taking arms by his authority against his person, or against those that are commissioned by him...
Page 215 - He charged the members with self-seeking and profaneness, with the frequent denial of justice, and numerous acts of oppression ; with idolizing the lawyers, the constant advocates of tyranny, with neglecting the men who had bled for them in the field, that they might gain the Presbyterians, who had apostatized...
Page 362 - I know too that the laws of England are sufficient to make the King as great a monarch as I can wish ; and as I shall never depart from the just rights and prerogatives of the crown, so I shall never invade any man's property.
Page 421 - That levying money for or to the use of the crown, by pretence of prerogative, without grant of parliament, for longer time or in other manner than the same is or shall be granted, is illegal.
Page 421 - Princess during their lives, and the life of the survivor of them; and that the sole and full exercise of the regal power be only in, and executed by the said Prince of Orange...
Page 421 - That the pretended power of dispensing with laws or the execution of laws by regal authority as it hath been assumed and exercised of late is illegal.

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