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" That as to dispute what God may do is blasphemy, ... so is it sedition in subjects to dispute what a king may do in the height of his power. "
Oliver Cromwell and His Times - Page 23
by Thomas Cromwell - 1822 - 588 pages
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The History of ...: Massachuset's Bay ...

Thomas Hutchinson - Massachusetts - 1828
...notions of the divinity of regal sway, more than once laid it down in his speeches, that — " as it was atheism and blasphemy in a creature to dispute what...do, so it is presumption and sedition in a subject 1o dispute what a king may do in the height of his powers : good Christians," he adds, " will be content...
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An Historical View of the English Government: From the Settlement ..., Volume 3

John Millar - Constitutional history - 1803
...suffer to be questioned. " As to dispute," said he, " what God may do, is blasphemy ; so it is sedition to " dispute what a king may do in the height " of his power." Even the judges, when called upon, in the execution of their duty, to decide between the king and the...
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The Works of the Late Right Honourable Henry St. John, Lord ..., Volume 2

Henry St. John Bolingbroke (Viscount), Oliver Goldsmith - Great Britain - 1809
...of their " laws ; yet as it is blasphemy to dispute what " God may do, so it is sedition in subjects to " dispute what a king may do in the height of his " power." — These doctrines were new, ungrateful, and shocking to English ears ; yet the parliament kept in...
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The History of England: From the Invasion of Julius Csar, to the ..., Volume 5

David Hume - Great Britain - 1810
...that divines " may lawfully and do ordinarily dispute and discuss; so " is it sedition in subjects to dispute what a king may do " in the height of his power. But just kings will ever be " willing to declare what they will do, if they will not inm We learn from...
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The Works of Richard Hurd, Lord Bishop of Worcester: Moral and political ...

Richard Hurd - 1811
...that immortal apophthegm of the elder JAMES, already taken notice of, " That it " is sedition for the subject to dispute what a " king may 'do in the height of his power." And as the canon laws are the pope's laws, so we are told, on the same supreme authority, that the...
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The works of Richard Hurd

Richard Hurd (bp. of Worcester.) - 1811
...that immortal apophthegm of the elder JAMES, already taken notice of, " That it " is sedition for the subject to dispute what a " king may do in the height of his power." And as the canon laws are the pope's kws, so we are told, on the same supreme authority, that the English...
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The Reflector: A Quarterly Magazine, on Subjects of Philosophy, Politics ...

Leigh Hunt - English literature - 1811 - 503 pages
...balances of a mixed monarchy. Reverting to the time when it was declared from the throne to be sedition to dispute " what a king may do in the height of his power," and the doctrine was re-echoed by prelates who entitled his Majesty " the breath of their nostrils,"...
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An Historical and Critical Account of the Lives and Writings of ..., Volume 1

William Harris - 1814
...for to dispute a posse ad esse is both against logicke and divinitie: so is it sedition in subjects to dispute what a king may do in the height of his power*." These passages shall suffice to shew James's notions of the regal power ; their opposition to those...
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Knight's Quarterly Magazine, Volume 2

Charles Knight - English fiction - 1824
...wills, that divines may lawfully, and do ordinarily, dispute and discuss; so is it sedition in subjects to dispute what a King may do in the height of his power*." And Mr. Godwin is fully borne out upon abundant authority when he infers that, " from the first meeting...
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Lectures on the Philosophy of Modern History, Volume 6

George Miller - History - 1824
...assert, as t he did, that as to dispute what God may do, is blasphemy, so is it sedition in subjects to dispute what a king may do in the height of his power. And though it were strictly true, as t the historian has stated, that the genius of the ancient government...
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