New MediŠval and Modern History (Google eBook)

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American Book Company, 1913 - History, Modern - 783 pages
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Page 417 - God's trophies, and his work pursued, While Darwen stream, with blood of Scots imbrued, And Dunbar field, resounds thy praises loud, And Worcester's laureate wreath : yet much remains To conquer still ; Peace hath her victories No less renowned than War : new foes arise, Threatening to bind our souls with secular chains. Help us to save free conscience from the paw Of hireling wolves, whose Gospel is their maw.
Page 571 - I called the New World into existence, to redress the balance of the Old.
Page 417 - CROMWELL, our chief of men, who, through a cloud Not of war only, but detractions rude, Guided by faith and matchless fortitude, To peace and truth thy glorious way hast plough'd...
Page 195 - ... having sharp and strong wits, and abundance of leisure, and small variety of reading ; but their wits being shut up in the cells of a few authors, chiefly Aristotle their dictator, as their persons were shut up in the cells of monasteries and colleges, and knowing little history, either of nature or time, did, out of no great quantity of matter, and infinite agitation of wit, spin out unto us those laborious webs of learning, which are extant in their books.
Page 423 - And whereas it hath been found by experience, that it is inconsistent with the safety and welfare of this Protestant kingdom, to be governed by a Popish prince...
Page 218 - No free man shall be taken or imprisoned or dispossessed, or outlawed, or banished, or in any way destroyed, nor will we go upon him, nor send upon him, except by the legal judgment of his peers or by the law of the land.
Page 417 - Yet much remains To conquer still ; peace hath her victories No less renown'd than war; new foes arise, Threatening to bind our -souls with secular chains : Help us to save free conscience from the paw Of hireling wolves, whose gospel is their maw.
Page 345 - I from henceforth will accept, repute, and take the king's majesty to be the only supreme head in earth of the church of England...
Page 416 - Harrison went to the speaker as he sat in the chair, and told him, that seeing things were reduced to this pass, it would not be convenient for him to remain there. The speaker answered, that he would not come down unless he were forced. ' Sir,' said Harrison, ' I will lend you my hand ; ' and thereupon putting his hand within his, the speaker came down.
Page 488 - Monsieur, tell those who sent you that we are here by the will of the People, and that nothing but the force of bayonets shall send us hence...

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