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Page 67 - Moses, Because there were no graves in Egypt, hast thou taken us away to die in the wilderness?
Page 229 - I do declare that no foreign prince, person, prelate, state, or potentate hath, or ought to have, any jurisdiction, power, superiority, preeminence, or authority, ecclesiastical or spiritual, within this realm : So help me God.
Page 135 - I am as free as nature first made man, Ere the base laws of servitude began, When wild in woods the noble savage ran.
Page 923 - Mr. Montague, the then chancellor of the exchequer, proposed, and parliament adopted, the following resolution : — " That this House will not alter the standard of the gold and silver coins of this kingdom in fineness, weight, or denomination." The circumstance of coming to a resolution of this importance, on the very first day of the meeting, is the more remarkable, as in those times, the" address, in answer to the speech, was sometimes not voted till some days after the opening; but the ministers...
Page 835 - And that no man hereafter shall either print or preach to draw the Article aside any way, but shall submit to it in the plain and full meaning thereof; and shall not put his own sense or comment to be the meaning of the Article, but shall take it in the literal and grammatical sense.
Page 833 - Lord 1662, openly and publicly, before the congregation assembled for religious worship, declare his unfeigned assent and consent to the use of all things contained and prescribed in the said book in these words, and no other." " I AB do declare my unfeigned assent and consent to all and every thing contained and prescribed in and by the- book, entitled,
Page 229 - I do declare, that I do not believe that the Pope of Rome, or any other foreign prince, prelate, person, state, or potentate, hath or ought to have any temporal or civil jurisdiction, power, superiority or pre-eminence, directly or indirectly, within this realm.
Page 223 - ... and in the dark, took every figure for a spectre. The terror of each man became the source of terror to another. And an universal panic being diffused, reason and argument, and common sense and common humanity, lost all influence over them.
Page 117 - House in 1819, against the opinof the country, was a sounder and wiser decision than that of 1811 in conformity to it? Never then can I consider it as a true proposition that the state of the representation is deficient, because it does not immediately speak the apparent sense of the people — because it sometimes contradicts, and sometimes goes before it The House, as well as the people, are liable to err; •"••"^but that the House may happen to differ in opinion from the people, is no infallible...