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Page 177 - Therefore was the wrath of the LORD kindled against his people, insomuch that he abhorred his own inheritance.
Page 9 - ... excuse: for being here come, to thank God for a divine work of his mercy, how can I speak of this deliverance of us from so hellish a practice, so well as in language of divinity, which is the direct opposite to so damnable an intention ? And therefore may I justly end this purpose, as I did begin it with this sentence, ' The mercy of God is above all his works.
Page 17 - NOF yet is it, on the other side, a convenient place for private men, under the colour of general laws, to propose nothing, but their own particular gain, either to the hurt of their private neighbours, or to the hurt of the whole state in general...
Page 60 - So, as we stood close together, Mr. Catesby, Mr Percy, and myself, they two were shot, as far as I could guess, with one bullet, and then the company entered upon me, hurt me in the belly with a pike, and gave me other wounds, until one came behind, and caught hold of both my arms.
Page 18 - ... ordained, as I have often said. And as you are to give your advice in such things as shall by your king be proposed : so is it on your part your duties to propose any thing that you can, after mature deliberation, judge to be needful, either for these ends already spoken of, or otherwise, for the discovery of any latent evil in the kingdom, which, peradventure, may not have come to the king's ear.
Page 241 - Now for my intention, let me tell you, that if I had thought there had been the least sin in the plot, I would not have been of it for all the world; and no other cause drew me to hazard my fortune and life, but zeal to God's religion.
Page 89 - For the highest treason that they could imagine, they called it crimen lessee majestatis, the violating of the majesty of the prince. But this treason doth want an apt name, as tending, not only to the hurt, but to the death of the king: and not the death of the king only, but of his whole kingdom,— non regis, sed regni, that is, to the destruction and dissolution of the frame and fabric of this ancient, famous, and ever-flourishing monarchy, even the deletion of our whole name and nation.
Page 41 - Thomas Percy, .Robert Catesby, Thomas Winter, John Wright, and myself, and, soon after, we took another unto us, Christopher Wright, having sworn him also, and taken the sacrament for secrecy. When we came to the very foundation of the wall of the house, which was about three yards thick, and found it a matter of great difficulty, we took unto us another gentleman, Robert Winter, in like manner, with the oath and sacrament as aforesaid.