Lives of Eminent British Statesmen ...: Sir Henry Vane, the Younger; Henry Marten. By John Forster

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Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown & Green, 1838 - Statesmen
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Page 20 - To the weak he became as weak, that he might gain the weak : and was made all things to all men, that he might by all means save some.
Page 81 - To vital spirits aspire, to animal, To intellectual ; give both life and sense, Fancy and understanding ; whence the soul Reason receives, and reason is her being, Discursive, or intuitive ; discourse Is oftest yours, the latter most is ours, Differing but in degree, of kind the same.
Page 223 - The noise subsided, and he was asked if he had anything to say why sentence of death should not be passed upon him.
Page 145 - Then to advise how war may best, upheld, Move by her two main nerves, iron and gold, In all her equipage...
Page 375 - There is a river, the streams whereof shall make glad the city of God, The holy place of the tabernacles of the most High. God is in the midst of her; she shall not be moved; God shall help her, and that right early.
Page 80 - Who coverest thyself with light as with a garment : who stretchest out the heavens like a curtain : Who layeth the beams of his chambers in the waters : who maketh the clouds his chariot : who walketh upon the wings of the wind...
Page 298 - That the Commons of England, in Parliament assembled, do declare that the people are, under God, the original of all just power. And do also declare, that the Commons of England, in Parliament assembled, being chosen by, and representing the people, have the supreme power in this nation.
Page 81 - ... O Adam, one Almighty is, from whom All things proceed, and up to him return, If not depraved from good, created all Such to perfection, one first matter all...
Page 397 - Ye are the salt of the earth: but if the salt have lost its savour, wherewith shall it be salted ? it is thenceforth good for nothing, but to be cast out and trodden under foot of men.
Page 91 - For what do the enemy say ? Nay, what do many say that were friends at the beginning of the Parliament ? Even this, That the Members of both Houses have got great places and commands, and the sword into their hands; and, what by interest in Parliament, what by power in the army, will perpetually continue themselves in grandeur and not permit the War speedily to end, lest their own power should determine with it.

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