The history of the rebellion and civil wars in England, begun in the year 1641. 3 vols. [each in 2 pt.].

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Page 697 - ... with all the insinuations of doubt, or fear, or shame, or simplicity in his face, that might gain belief, to a greater degree than I ever saw any man ; and could seem the most confounded when he was best prepared, and the most out of countenance when he was best resolved, and to want words, and the habit of speaking, when they flowed from no man with greater power...
Page 564 - ... that it could not be long before there would be a war between the king and the two houses ; and of the importance, in that season, that the great seal should be with the king.
Page 501 - ... those privileges ; and to try all possible ways, by the help of God, the law of the land, and the affection of his good subjects, to recover them, and to vindicate...
Page 704 - The standard was blown down the same night it had been set up, by a very strong and unruly wind, and could not be fixed again in a day or two, till the tempest was allayed.
Page 357 - That they have traitorously endeavoured, by many foul aspersions upon His Majesty and his government, to alienate the affections of his people, and to make His Majesty odious unto them.
Page 388 - When it had been with much ado accepted, and first read, there were few men who imagined it would ever receive further countenance : but now there were very few, who did not believe it to be a very necessary provision for the peace and safety of the kingdom. So great an impression had the late proceedings made upon them; so that with little opposition it passed the commons, and was sent up to the lords.
Page 574 - ... the right of the crown of England, and the law of the said realm is such, that upon the mischiefs and damages which happen to his realm, he ought, and is bound by his oath, with the accord of his people in his parliament, thereof to make remedy and law, and in removing the mischiefs and damages which thereof ensue, that it may please him thereupon to ordain remedy.
Page 571 - This erroneous maxim being infused into princes, that their kingdoms are their own, and that they may do with them what they will, as if their kingdoms were for them, and not they for their kingdoms, was, they said, the root of all the subjects...
Page 309 - ... he seemed to have made that progress into Scotland, only that he might make a perfect deed of gift of that kingdom ; which he could never have done, so absolutely, without going thither.
Page 373 - ... of proceeding, made a general impression in the minds of the citizens of all conditions, much to the disadvantage of the court ; and though the king afterwards remitted to them the...

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