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Of the Antiquity, Power and Decay of Parliaments: Being a General View of ...
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Page 53 - by the Petition of Right, with our many other Explanatory or Declaratory Statutes. And the Annual Parliament is as well known to our Laws, as ever it had been famous
Page 74 - that were crept into the Church of Rome in his Days. By Sir
Page 21 - by Art and Trick, which openly and fairly could never have been brought to pafs. We need not think that the Germans Were over-reached by any the like Sophiftry and deceitful Laws-, but'tis likely, that to many it was
Page 49 - here go about and about, make flow Approaches, ripen a Plot of many years, and draw a long Concatenation of Intrigue, e'er they can think to compafs their Defign. When the Commonwealth has but one Neck, the
Page 8 - that never dies, that can do no wrong, that cannot be deceived, whofe Councils and Determinations are the Refult of the
Page 38 - the Electors have fix Votes, the Princes fix, the Cities two, the Emperor has but one (the laft) Vote. Without a Majority he can do nothing : They can Decree without him if he is
Page 62 - the firft, about the Year 1287. in England till Edward the Third, in France till
Page 7 - Power. , Homer has taught the World to call Kings Paftors of the People. We commit not the Charge of our Cattle to any one of the Herd ; nor for our Sheep do we