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Page 147 - He further said that all matters not treason, or too much to the derogation of the imperial crown, were tolerable there where all things came to be considered of, and where there was such fulness of power as even the right of the Crown was to be determined, and by warrant whereof we had so resolved.
Page 347 - Wherefore, Mr Speaker, her Majesty's pleasure is, That if you perceive any idle heads, which will not stick to hazard their own estates, which will meddle with reforming the Church and transforming the Commonwealth, and do exhibit any bills to such purpose, that you receive them not, until they be viewed and considered by those who it is fitter should consider of such things and can better judge of them.
Page 347 - Privilege of speech is granted, but you must know what privilege you have ; not to speak every one what he listeth, or what cometh in his brain to utter that ; but your privilege is, aye or no.
Page 199 - If your honours ask me as councillors to her majesty, you shall pardon me; I will make you no answer: I will do no such injury to the place from whence I came; for I am now no private person, I am a public, and a...
Page 497 - I wish may be inflicted on him, that he whose Voice may be drawn either forwards or backwards by the Sleeve, like a Dog in a string, may be no more of this House; And I wish for his Credits sake he would not.
Page 277 - I mean to guide them both by God's holy true rule. In both parts be perils, and of the latter I must pronounce them dangerous to a kingly rule, to have every man according to his own censure to make a doom of the validity and privity of his prince's government with a common veil and cover of God's word, whose followers must not be judged but by private men's exposition.
Page 186 - State as free speech; and without this it is a. scorn and mockery to call it a Parliament House, for in truth it is none but a very school of flattery and dissimulation, and so a fit place to serve the devil and his angels in, and not to glorify God and benefit the Commonwealth.
Page 378 - he knew many that held it not lawful in conscience to take from the Spaniards. ... If it might be lawful and open war, there would be more voluntary hands to fight against the Spaniard than the Queen should stand in need of to send to sea.'2 On the subject of relief for alien retailers of foreign goods in this country, Ralegh was just as aggressive, a thorough-going advocate of economic nationalism. The merchants in view were Dutch. 'Whereas it is pretended that...
Page 464 - ... spoken most decidedly in favour of proceeding by Bill, and seconded by the member who had spoken most vehemently and powerfully against the monopolies — much to the effect of Townshend's proposition of Saturday evening; namely, "that they should be suitors unto her Majesty that the Patentees should have no other remedies than by the laws of the realm they might have, and that their Act might be drawn...