A Constitutional History of the British Empire: From the Accession of Charles I. to the Restoration: with an Introd., Tracing the Progress of Society and of the Constitution from the Feudal Times to the Opening of the History, and Including a Particular Examination of Mr. Hume's Statements Relative to the Character of the English Government, Volumen2

Longmans, Green, 1866

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Página 328 - Put not your trust in princes, nor in the sons of men, for in them there is no salvation."*** He was soon able, however, to collect his courage; and he prepared himself to suffer the fatal sentence.
Página 434 - ... for I never meant any other. And now, since I see I cannot do what I came for, I think this no unfit occasion to repeat what I have said formerly, that whatsoever I have done in favour and to the good of my subjects, I do mean to maintain it. I will trouble you no more, but tell you I do expect, as soon as they come to the House, you will send them to me, otherwise I must take my own, course to find them.
Página 48 - Saturday. I had a serious offer made me again to be a cardinal : I was then from court; but, so soon as I came thither, which was Wednesday, August 21st, I acquainted his majesty with it. But my answer again was, that somewhat dwelt within me which would not suffer that, till Rome were other than it is...
Página 114 - Bench, who had declared that there was a rule of law and a rule of government, and that many things which might not be done by the rule of law might be done by the rule of government.
Página 52 - We consecrate this church, and separate it unto thee as holy ground, not to be profaned any more to common use.
Página 308 - Where hath this fire lain hid for so many hundred years, without smoke to discover it, till it thus bursts forth to consume me and my children...
Página 480 - God so deal with me and mine, as all my thoughts and intentions are upright for the maintenance of the true Protestant religion, and for the observation and preservation of the laws of this land; and I hope God will bless and assist those laws for my preservation...
Página 380 - Secretary," says Clarendon, in a letter to Nicholas, "those stratagems have given me more sad hours than all the misfortunes in war which have befallen the King, and look like the effects of God's anger towards us.
Página 151 - WHOSOEVER shall hereafter affirm, That the king's majesty hath not the same authority in causes ecclesiastical, that the godly kings had amongst the Jews and Christian emperors of the primitive church...
Página 434 - May it please your majesty, I have neither eyes to see, nor tongue to speak in this place, but as the House is pleased to direct me...

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