The Last Illness and Decease of His Royal Highness the Duke of York: Being a Journal of Occurrences which Took Place Between the 9th of June, 1826 and the 5th of January, 1827

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Page 17 - I have been brought up from my early years in these principles, and from the time when I began to reason for myself I have entertained them from conviction, and in every situation in which I may be placed, I will maintain them—So HELP ME GOD.
Page 42 - to say so, and I trusted it was not. He said, " God's will be done ! I am not afraid of dying; I trust I have done my duty; I have endeavoured to do so. I know that my faults have been many, but God is merciful ; His ways are inscrutable ; I bow
Page 66 - and hold, that he may be deposed by the church or a general council for heresy or schism ; and they admit, that in an extreme case, where there is a great division of opinion, an appeal lies from the Pope to a future general council.
Page 8 - had been unwell for some weeks, and that he did not think that he gained ground. That he did not feel alarmed, and that he had perfect confidence in the attention given to his case, and the skill of his medical advisers : but that he knew that they might entertain apprehensions which they would consider it
Page 64 - But though, on this important point, both parties are at last agreed, they still differ on others. ' In spiritual concerns, the Transalpine opinions ascribe to the Pope a superiority and controlling power over the whole church, should she chance to oppose his decrees ; and consequently, over a general council, her representative ; and the same superiority and controlling power
Page 71 - came to us occasionally, and stated that His Royal Highness's pulse was hardly perceptible ; his extremities were cold, he was speechless, and had with difficulty swallowed a little milk and rum ; but nevertheless appeared to retain his senses. Of this, indeed, he gave proof at twelve, for Mr. Macgregor came in to say, that His Royal Highness had
Page 16 - very good spirits, and assured me of the comfort and relief he had derived from the proof afforded to him that he would be fairly dealt with. His Royal Highness returned from Brighton on the afternoon of the 26th of August, to the Duke of Rutland's house in
Page 60 - with him about twenty minutes. He continued very quiet throughout the rest of the day ; and at half-past seven, desired Sir Astley Cooper, who was going to Windsor, to give his affectionate duty to the King, and to tell him he was very comfortable. On the 1st of January, I
Page 59 - but continued perfectly sensible ; took nourishment when offered to him, but showed no inclination to speak unless spoken to. His medical attendants apprehended, from the increased weakness, the rapid approach of dissolution. I went to him by desire of the physicians, between one and two. He took my hand, and received me most kindly. He said,
Page 72 - At twenty minutes past nine, Colonel Stephenson called me out, and told me that he was in the last agonies. I hastened down ; but my dear master had expired before I could reach his room, and I had the comfort of learning that he had

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