The Court and Times of James the First: Illustrated by Authentic and Confidential Letters, from Various Public and Private Collections, Volume 2

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Henry Colburn, 1848 - Great Britain - 510 pages
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Page 330 - If any man worship the beast and his image, and receive his mark in his forehead, or in his hand, the same shall drink of the wine of the wrath of God, which is poured out without mixture into the cup of his indignation ; and he shall be tormented with fire and brimstone in the presence of the holy angels, and in the presence of the Lamb...
Page 50 - Abraham, that he would grant unto us, that we, being delivered out of the hands of our enemies, might serve him without fear, in holiness and righteousness before him all the days of our life.
Page 205 - Indeed," wrote a calm and dispassionate observer in the course of the past summer, " the world is now much terrified with the Star-Chamber, there being not so little an offence against any proclamation, but is liable and subject to the censure of that Court ; and for proclamations and patents, they are become so ordinary that there is no end, every day bringing forth some new project or other.
Page 4 - Proverbs, and was exceedingly well liked generally, the rather for that he did Queen Elizabeth great right, and held himself close to the text, without flattering the time too much.
Page 359 - He made choice of the civilest and best-fashioned gentlemen of the house to sup with him: and being at supper, took a cup of wine in one hand, and held his sword drawn in the other, and so began a health to the distressed Lady Elizabeth, and having drunk, kissed the sword, and laying his hand upon it, took an oath to live and die in her service ; then delivered the cup and sword to the next, and so the health and ceremony went round.
Page 121 - This annihilating affront Stucley hastened to convey to the King ; his Majesty answered him, ' what wouldst thou have me do ? Wouldst thou have me hang him ? Of my soul, if I should hang all that speak ill of thee, all the trees of the country would not suffice, so great is the number'.
Page 258 - ... pleasure in Parliament, they shall be ready to the uttermost of their powers, both with their lives and fortunes, to assist him ; so as, by the Divine help of Almighty God, who is never wanting unto those who, in His fear, shall undertake the defence of His own cause, he may be able to do that by his sword which by peaceable courses shall not be effected.
Page 9 - He was accompanied," he says, " by most of the nobility, with other gallants, to the number of more than 200 horse, besides the Judges and the Inns of Court. There was a great deal more bravery and better show of horse than was expected in the King's absence ; but both Queen and Prince sent all their followers, and his other friends did their best to honour him.
Page 427 - Knowing this, that the law is not made for a righteous man, but for the lawless and disobedient, for the ungodly and for sinners...
Page 298 - Wroth,1 for that in her book of " Urania"2 she doth palpably and grossly play upon him and his late daughter, the Lady Mary Hay,3 besides many others she makes bold with ; and, they say, takes great liberty, or rather licence, to traduce whom she pleases, and thinks she dances in a net.