The History of the Rebellion and Civil Wars in England: Begun in the Year 1641. With the Precedent Passages, and Actions, that Contributed Thereunto, and the Happy End, and Conclusion Thereof by the King's Blessed Restoration, and Return, Upon the 29th of May, in the Year 1660. Written by the Right Honourable Edward Earl of Clarendon ... ...

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Page 536 - ... was to consist, (though, by the recommendation of two or three members of the commons, whom they were not willing to displease, and by the authority of the lords, who added a small number to those named by the house of commons, a few very reverend and worthy men were inserted ; yet of the whole number...
Page 333 - ... threatened to submit, their attendance was continued from day to day, to their great charge and vexation. If any grave and learned minister refused to admit into his church a lecturer recommended by them, (and I am confident, there was not, from the beginning of this parliament, one orthodox or learned man recommended by them to any church in England...
Page 520 - For the order of assistance given to the com" mittee of both houses, concerning their going to " Hull, he said, he should say no more, but that " those persons, named in that order, he presumed, " would give no commands, or his good subjects
Page 377 - ... was equal to a very good part in the greatest affair, but the unfittest man alive to conduct it, having an ambition and vanity superior to all his other parts, and a confidence peculiar to himself, which sometimes intoxicated, and transported, and exposed him.
Page 583 - For his majesty's towns were no more his own, than his kingdom was his own ; and his kingdom was no more his own, than his people are his own ; and if the king had a property in all his towns, what would become of the subject*' property in their houses therein ! and if he had a property in his kingdom, what would become of the subjects...
Page 580 - ... of defending the law, and their own liberties, to destroy both with their own hands, by taking their lives, liberties, and estates out of their hands, whom they had...
Page 350 - ... that if the Remonstrance had been rejected he would have sold all he had the next morning, and never have seen England / more ; and he knew there were many other honest men of the same resolution.
Page 572 - ... in the common law courts, and was chosen recorder of London before he was called to the bench, and grew presently into the highest practice in all the other courts, as well as those of the law.
Page 536 - England; some of them infamous in their lives and conversations, and most of them of very mean parts in learning, if not of scandalous ignorance; and of no other reputation than of malice to the church of England.

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