History of England from the Accession of James I. to the Outbreak of the Civil War, 1603-1642: 1625-1629

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Longmans, Green, and Company, 1896 - Great Britain

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Page 328 - Majesty, that no man hereafter be compelled to make or yield any gift, loan, benevolence, tax, or such like charge, without common consent by act of parliament...
Page 313 - It is good also not to try experiments in states, except the necessity be urgent, or the utility evident; and well to beware that it be the reformation that draweth on the change, and not the desire of change that pretendeth the reformation.
Page 297 - The King willeth that right be done according to the laws and customs of the realm ; and that the statutes be put in due execution, that his subjects may have no cause to complain of any wrong or oppressions, contrary to their just rights and liberties, to the preservation whereof he holds himself as well obliged as of his prerogative.
Page 300 - Rhe - witness the last (I pray God we may never have more such witnesses) - witness, likewise, the Palatinate - witness Denmark - witness the Turks - witness the Dunkirkers - witness all! What losses we have sustained! How we are impaired in munitions, in ships, in men! It is beyond contradiction that we were never so much weakened, nor ever had less hope how to be restored.
Page 78 - What shall be done to the man whom the King delighteth to honour...
Page 137 - This is my answer. I command you to send all the French away to-morrow out of the town — if you can by fair means, but stick not long in disputing — otherwise force them away, driving them away like so many wild beasts, until you have shipped them, and so the devil go with them.
Page 355 - Gill said that the king was fitter to stand in a Cheapside shop, with an apron before him, and say, What lack ye...
Page 356 - But to prevent all disorder, the train-bands kept a guard on both sides of the way all along, from Wallingford House to Westminster church, beating up their drums loud, and carrying their pikes and muskets upon their shoulders as in a march, not trailing them at their heels, as is usual at a mourning.
Page 83 - Remember that Parliaments are altogether in my power for their calling, sitting and dissolution; therefore as I find the fruits of them good or evil, they are to continue or not to be...
Page 309 - I am willing to pleasure you as well in words as in substance. Read your petition, and you shall have such an answer as I am sure will please you.

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