Studies in History; Containing the History of England, from Its Earliest Records to the Death of Elizabeth: In a Series of Essays, Accompanied with Reflections, References to Original Authorities, and Historical Questions, Volume 2
Black, Young & Young, 1821
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Other editions - View all
administration adopted afterwards appeared appointed army arrived assembly attached attempt attention authority became British carried cause celebrated character Charles christian church circumstances civil command commencement commons conduct confidence consequence constitution continued court crown death determined distinguished duke earl early effect empire enemies engaged England English entered essay establishment event execution expected favour forces formed former France French greater honour hope human immediate important influence interest Italy James king king's kingdom late latter length less liberty lord means measures ment military mind ministers necessary numerous object obtained occasion parliament parties passed peace period persons political popular possession preceding present prince principal proceedings protestant proved queen received REFLECTIONS reign religious rendered restoration royal Scotland soon sovereign subjects success taken terminated thousand throne tion took treaty troops victory whole
Page 355 - Whither shall I go from thy spirit? or whither shall I flee from thy presence? If I ascend up into heaven, thou art there : if I make my bed in hell, behold, thou art there. If I take the wings of the morning, and dwell in the uttermost parts of the sea ; Even there shall thy hand lead me, and thy right hand shall hold me. If I say, "Surely the darkness shall cover me," even the night shall be light about me. Yea, the darkness hideth not from thee; but the night shineth as the day: the darkness and...
Page 46 - by the influence of those general passions and principles ' by which all minds are agitated, and the whole system of , life is continued in motion.
Page 59 - I have seen the wicked in great power, and spreading himself like a green bay tree. Yet he passed away, and, lo, he was not: yea, I sought him, but he could not be found.
Page 90 - Oh that my head were waters, and mine eyes a fountain of tears, that I might weep day and night for the slain of the daughter of my people!
Page 175 - Put on therefore, as the elect of God, holy and beloved, bowels of mercies, kindness, humbleness of mind, meekness, longsuffering ; forbearing one another, and forgiving one another, if any man have a quarrel against any: even as Christ forgave you, so also do ye.
Page 241 - Tis thou, thrice sweet and gracious goddess, addressing myself to Liberty, whom all in public or in private worship, whose taste is grateful, and ever will be so, till Nature herself shall change. No tint of words can spot thy snowy mantle...
Page 46 - ... progeny of common humanity, such as the world will always supply and observation will always find. His persons act and speak by the influence of those general passions and principles by which all minds are agitated, and the whole system of life is continued in motion. In the writings of other poets, a character is too often an individual ; in those of Shakespeare it is commonly a species.
Page 204 - That such as profess faith in God by Jesus Christ (though differing in judgment from the doctrine, worship or discipline publicly held forth) shall not be restrained from, but shall be protected in, the profession of the faith and exercise of their religion...