The Judges of England: With Sketches of Their Lives, and Miscellaneous Notices Connected with the Courts at Westminster, from the Time of the Conquest, Volume 5

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Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1857 - Courts
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Page 150 - ... into the service of a most noble, wise, and liberal prince. If you will follow my poor advice, you shall, in your...
Page 498 - Rich windows that exclude the light, And passages, that lead to nothing. Full oft within the spacious walls, When he had fifty winters o'er him, My grave Lord-Keeper led the brawls ; The seals and maces danc'd before him. His bushy beard, and shoe-strings green, His high-crown'd hat and satin doublet, Mov'd the stout heart of England's Queen, Though Pope and Spaniard could not trouble it.
Page 222 - England, and to repress and extirpate all errors, heresies, and other enormities and abuses heretofore used in the same, be it enacted, by authority of this present Parliament, that the King our Sovereign Lord, his heirs, and successors, Kings of this realm, shall be taken, accepted, and reputed, the only supreme head on earth of the Church of England...
Page 498 - Full oft within the spatious walls, When he had fifty winters o'er him, My grave * Lord-Keeper led the Brawls; The Seal, and Maces, danc'd before him. His bushy beard, and shoe-strings green, His high-crown'd hat, and sattin-doublet, Mov'd the stout heart of England's Queen, Tho' Pope and Spaniard could not trouble it.
Page 373 - Give me leave. Here lies the water ; good ; here stands the man ; good. If the man go to this water, and drown himself, it is, will he, nill he, he goes ; mark you that : but if the. water come to him, and drown him, he drowns not himself ; argal, he that is not guilty of his own death, shortens not his own life.
Page 178 - Julian" (that was ever his oath) "I must needs confess, that if the Act of Parliament be not unlawful, then is not the indictment in my conscience insufficient.
Page 502 - Proud prelate, I understand you are backward in complying with your agreement : But I would have you know that I, who made you what you are, can unmake you ; and if you do not forthwith fulfil your engagement, by Cod, I will immediately unfrock you. Yours, as you demean yourself, ELIZABETH.
Page 271 - Well, well, Master Kingston," quoth he, "I see the matter against me how it is framed; but if I had served God as diligently as I have done the king, he would not have given me over in my grey hairs.
Page 221 - I thank our Lord, son,' said he, ' I find his grace my very good lord indeed, and I believe he doth as singularly favour me as any other subject within this realm : howbeit, son Roper, I may tell thee, I have no cause to be proud thereof; for if my head would win him a castle in France, when there was war between us. it should not fail to go.
Page 440 - History of the High and Mighty Prince, Henry Prince of Purpoole, Archduke of Stapulia and Bernardia, Duke of High and Nether Holborn, Marquis of St. Giles and Tottenham, Count Palatine of Bloomsbury and Clerkenwell, Great Lord of the Cantons of Islington, Kentishtown, Paddington, and Knightsbridge, Knight of the Most Heroical Order of the Helmet, and Sovereign of the same, who reigned and died, AD 1594.

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