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Page 156 - Jack and Tom and Will and Dick shall meet, and at their pleasure censure me and my Council and all our proceedings. Then Will shall stand up and say it must be thus; then Dick shall reply and say nay, marry, but we will have it thus.
Page 128 - I do not hear yet that you have spoken one word against me ; here is no treason of mine done ; if my Lord Cobham be a traitor, what is that to me ? Attorney- General. All that he did was by thy instigation, thou viper, for I thou thee, thou traitor ! I will prove thee the rankest traitor in all England.
Page 248 - My lord, out of the love I bear to some of your friends, I have a care of your preservation ; therefore I would advise you, as you tender your life, to devise some excuse to shift off your attendance at this parliament, for God and man have concurred to punish the wickedness of this time. And think not slightly of this advertisement; but retire yourself into your country, where you may expect the event in safety.
Page 129 - I knew that where before-time he was wont to have forty great sails at the least in his ports, now he hath not past six or seven ; and, for sending to his Indies, he was driven to hire strange vessels, a thing contrary to the institutions of his proud ancestors, who straitly forbad, in case of any necessity, that the kings of Spain should make their case known to strangers.
Page 147 - And therefore it is good we return unto the ancient bounds of unity in the Church of God; which was, one faith, one baptism ; and not, one hierarchy, one discipline ; and that we observe the league of Christians, as it is penned by our Saviour ; which is in substance of doctrine this : He that is not with us, is against us : but in things indifferent, and but of circumstance, this ; He that is not against us, is with us.
Page 156 - Stay, I pray you, for one seven years before you demand that of me, and if then you find me pursy and fat and my wind-pipes stuffed, I will perhaps hearken to you : for let that government be once up, I am sure I shall be kept in breath; then shall we all of us have work enough, both our hands full.
Page 54 - James the Sixth is, and of whose kingdom he is not a king, nor a lord, nor a head, but
Page 129 - The kingdom of Scotland united, whence we were wont to fear all our troubles ; Ireland quieted, where our forces were wont to be divided ; Denmark assured, whom before we were wont to have in jealousy ; the Low Countries, our nearest...
Page 168 - House ought not to meddle with returns, being all made into the chancery, and are to be corrected or reformed by that court only into which they are returned.