The History of Party: From the Rise of the Whig and Tory Factions, in the Reign of Charles II, to the Passing of the Reform Bill

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John Macrone, St. James's Square, 1836
 

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Seite 354 - I exhort therefore, that, first of all, supplications, prayers, intercessions, and giving of thanks, be made for all men; for kings, and for all that are in authority; that we may lead a quiet and peaceable life in all godliness and honesty. For this is good and acceptable in the sight of God our Saviour; who will have all men to be saved, and to come unto the knowledge of the truth.
Seite 354 - Submit yourselves to every ordinance of man for the Lord's sake: whether it be to the king, as supreme ; or unto governors, as unto them that are sent by him for the punishment of evil doers, and for the praise of them that do well.
Seite 181 - ... either dares not or cannot punish. Of these the representatives of the people, or house of commons, cannot properly judge ; because their constituents are the parties injured: and can therefore only impeach. But before what court shall this impeachment be tried? Not before the ordinary tribunals, which would naturally be swayed by the authority of so powerful an accuser. Reason therefore will suggest, that this branch of the legislature...
Seite 444 - That the great averseness they find in themselves to the distributing and publishing in all their churches your Majesty's late Declaration for Liberty of Conscience proceeds neither from any want of duty or obedience to your Majesty (our holy mother the Church of England being both in her principles and constant practice unquestionably loyal...
Seite 350 - ... together, and assist and defend one another? Certainly they have ; for they but defend their lives, which the guilty man may as well do as the innocent. There was indeed injustice in the first breach of their duty ; their bearing of arms subsequent to it. though it be to maintain what they have done, is no new unjust act And if it be only to defend their persons, it is not unjust at all.
Seite 37 - Jack, child, what had I for dinner yesterday?" "Don't you remember, sir? you had the little shoulder of mutton that you ordered me to bring from a woman in the market.
Seite 346 - THE JUDGMENT AND DECREE OF THE UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD past in their Convocation July 21, 1683, against certain Pernicious Books and Damnable Doctrines, destructive to the Sacred Persons of Princes, their State and Government, and of all Humane Society.
Seite 11 - It was proposed to lay an imposition upon playhouses: the courtiers objected, that the players were the king's servants, and a part of his pleasure.
Seite 283 - ... ie personal restraint by force, " and the way of effecting these purposes is by levying a ' war ; there the conspiracy and consultation, to levy war for that purpose, is high treason, though no war be levied : for such consultation and conspiracy is an overt act PROVING the compassing the death of the King.
Seite 71 - God has given us a prince," meaning the duke, " who is become (may I say a miracle) zealous of being the author and instrument of so glorious a work ; but the opposition we are sure to meet with is also like to be great: so that it imports us to get all the aid and assistance we can.

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