History of England from the Accession of James I. to the Outbreak of the Civil War 1603-1642, Volume 9

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Page 53 - Surely in vain the net is spread in the sight of any bird.
Page 28 - Add. MSS. 28,566, fol. 23 b. In the edition of Nares' Glossary by Halliwell and Wright, ' bases ' is explained as ' a kind of embroidered mantle which hung down from the middle to about the knees or lower, worn by knights on horseback.
Page 354 - God promise, vow and protest, To maintain and defend as far as lawfully I may, with my life, power and estate, the True Reformed Protestant Religion, expressed in the Doctrine of the Church of England...
Page 286 - Strength should be lord of imbecility, And the rude son should strike his father dead : Force should be right ; or rather, right and wrong — Between whose endless jar justice resides — Should lose their names, and so should justice too. Then...
Page 370 - I thank GOD I am no more afraid of death, nor daunted with any discouragements arising from my fears, but do as cheerfully put off my doublet at this time as ever I did when I went to bed.
Page 238 - It is a nest of wasps, or swarm of vermin which have overcrept the land. I mean the Monopolies and Pollers of the people : these, like the Frogs of Egypt, have gotten possession of our dwellings, and we have scarce a room free from them. They sup in our cup.
Page 389 - Falkland was wont to say that they who hated bishops hated them worse than the devil, and that they who loved them did not love them so well as their dinner.
Page 369 - I dare look death in the face, and I hope the people too. Have you a care that I do not escape, and I care not how I die, whether by the hand of the executioner or the madness and fury of the people. If that may give them contentment, it is all one to me.
Page 240 - In the first article it was declared that he had " traitorously endeavoured to subvert the fundamental laws and government of the realms of England and Ireland, and instead thereof to introduce an arbitrary and tyrannical government against law...
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