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Page 441 - Lord Nelson has been commanded to spare Denmark when she no longer resists. The line of defence which covered her shores has struck to the British flag; but if the firing is continued on the part of Denmark, he must set on fire all the •prizes he has taken, without having the power of saving the men who have so nobly defended them.
Page 355 - That King James II., having endeavoured to subvert the constitution of the kingdom, by breaking the original contract between king and people ; and by the advice of Jesuits and other wicked persons, having violated the fundamental laws and having withdrawn himself out of the kingdom, has abdicated the government, and that the throne is thereby vacant.
Page 104 - marched thither in funeral procession, with black tapers in ' their hands. He himself followed in his shroud. He was ' laid in his coffin, with much solemnity. The service for the ' dead was chanted, and Charles joined in the prayers which ' were offered up for the rest of his soul, mingling his tears ' with those which his attendants shed, as if they had been
Page 275 - My Lord, Out of the love I bear to some of your friends, I have a care of your preservation. Therefore I would advise you, as you tender your life, to devise some excuse to shift off your attendance at this parliament. For God and man have concurred to punish the wickedness of this time.
Page 285 - The King willeth that right be done according to the laws and customs of the realm ; and that the statutes be put in due execution, that his subjects may have no cause to complain of any wrong or oppressions, contrary to their just rights and liberties, to the preservation whereof he holds himself as well obliged as of his prerogative.
Page 275 - I say, they will receive a terrible blow this parliament, and yet they shall not see who hurts them. This counsel is not to be contemned, because it may do you good, and can do you no harm : for the danger is past, as soon as you have burned the letter. And I hope God will give you the grace to make good use of it, unto whose holy protection I commend you*.
Page 314 - On the fourth, the judges having examined some witnesses, by whom it was proved, that the king had appeared in arms against the forces commissioned by the parliament, they pronounced sentence against him.
Page 431 - ... land, the best plan of attack would be to lead between them and the shore, because the French guns on that side were not likely to be manned nor even ready for action. Intending, therefore, to fix himself on the inner bow of the Guerrier...
Page 355 - That king James II. having endeavoured to subvert the " constitution of the kingdom, by breaking the original " contract between king and people ; and having, by " the advice of Jesuits and other wicked persons, violated " the fundamental laws, and withdrawn himself out of " the kingdom, has abdicated the government, and that the
Page 214 - He called a parliament, where, besides the barons of his own party, and several ecclesiastics, who were not immediate tenants of the crown, he ordered returns to be made of two knights from every shire ; and also deputies from the boroughs, which had been hitherto considered as too inconsiderable to have a voice in legislation. This is the first confused outline of an English house of commons.
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