The life of James ii [by D. Jones]. To which is added, a supplement

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Página 160 - In Case the Subjects and Inhabitants of either Party with their shipping whether publick and of War or private and of Merchants, be forced, through Stress of Weather, pursuit of Pirates or Enemies, or any other urgent necessity for seeking of Shelter and Harbour, to retreat and enter into any of the Rivers, Bays, Roads or Ports belonging to the other Party, they shall be received and treated with all humanity and Kindness and enjoy...
Página 236 - I may say thus much in general, that this breaking the original contract is a language that has not long been used in this place, nor known in any of our law books, or public records. It is sprung up but as taken from some late authors, and those none of the best received!
Página 127 - ... dispensing with that law without act of parliament, (the consequence of which is of the greatest concern to the rights of all your Majesty's subjects, and to all the laws made for the security of their religion...
Página 272 - ... by course of inheritance according to their ages, as the crown of England hath been accustomed and ought to go, in case where there be heirs female of the same ; and in default of issue female, then to the king's right heirs for ever.
Página 8 - The common argument that there is no salvation out of the church, and that the church of Rome is that only true church, is both irrational and untrue...
Página 93 - ... what relates to the settling of my revenue, and continuing it during my life, as it was in the lifetime of my brother. I might use many arguments to enforce this demand...
Página 119 - ... so miserably unprovided. It is for the support of this great charge, which is now more than double to what it was, that I ask your assistance in giving me a supply answerable to the expense it brings along with it.
Página 259 - Reafbns exprels") hath a great weight with my Lords, Whether this Vote of the Commons will not make the Monarchy of England, which has always heretofore been Hereditary, to become Elective. That the Vacancy of the Throne will infer fuch a Confequence, to me appears very plain : And I take it from the Argument that laft Gentleman ufed for the word Vacant, out of th^ Record of Richard the Second's Time, that is cited for a President for that word.
Página 10 - ... conscience to the impositions of an authority which hath not any pretence to oblige or advise you. If you will not, with; freedom, communicate the doubts which occur to you, to those near you, of whose learning and piety you have had much...
Página 110 - ... the People of England to consent unto, and promote the passing into Laws all the Methods aforesaid, that it may never more be in the power of any single person on the Throne to deprive the Subjects of their Rights, or subvert the Fundamental Laws of the Government designed for their Preservation. " And whereas the Nobility, Gentry, and Commons of Scotland are now in arms upon the like motives and inducements that we are, and in prosecution of ends agreeable with ours; "We do therefore approve...

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