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" A posse ad esse is both against logic and divinity: so is it sedition in subjects to dispute what a King may do in the height of his power. But just Kings will ever be willing to declare what they will do, if they will not incur the curse of God. I will... "
History of England - Page 6
1763
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The history of England: as well ecclesiastical as civil, Volume 9

Rapin de Thoyras (Paul, M.), Nicolas Tindal - Great Britain - 1732
...in exprefs Terms ; Ib&t as to difpute what God may do, it Blafphemy j fo is it Sedition in Subjefts to difpute what a King may do in the height of his Power *. Hence ic was eaiy tq infer, he fet no Bounds to the Prerogative Royal. The Occafion of calling the...
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Remarks on the History of England: From the Minutes of Humphry Oldcastle, Esq

Henry St. John Bolingbroke (Viscount), Nicholas Amhurst - Great Britain - 1747 - 330 pages
...Limits of their Laws ; yet as it is Blafphemy to difpute what God may do, Jo it is Sedition in Subjefts to difpute what a King may do, in the Height of his Power. Thefe Doctrines were new, ungrateful and fhocking toEnglijh Ears ; yet the Parliament kept in Temper,...
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The Universal Magazine, Volume 9

1751
...his Parliament, That, as it is blafphemy to difpute what God may do, fo it is fedition in fubjefts to difpute what a King may do in the height of his power : which at luit became the intire ruin of his family, as will more plainly appear in the courfe of...
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The continuation of Mr. Rapin's History of England: from the ..., Volume 1

Nicolas Tindal, Rapin de Thoyras (Paul, M.) - Great Britain - 1761
...exprefsly tells fhem, " As " it is blafpherny to difpute what " God nay do, fo is it fedition " in fubjefts to 'difpute what a •' king may do in the height of " his power." So poflelTed was the king {favs Burner,) of a divine right in all kings, that he could not bear that...
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The Parliamentary Or Constitutional History of England;: From the Earliest ...

1763
...Deus, that Divines may lawfully, and do ori ' dinarilv, difpute anddifcuf*; for to difpute a poffe ad * it Sedition in Subjects to difpute what a King may *do in the Height of his Power ; butjuft Kings will *ever be-willing to declare what they will do, if ' they will not incur the Curfe...
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The misscellaneous [sic] works of the Right Honourable Henry St ..., Volume 2

Viscount Henry St. John Bolingbroke - Great Britain - 1768
...U i " M " yet as it is bhfphemy to difpute what God ma^r '.' do, fo it is 'fedition in fubjcCts'to difpute what a " king may do, in the height of his power." Tbeie doctrines were new, ungrateful, and fhocking to Englifh ears ; yet the parliament kept in temper,,...
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The Political Register, and Impartial Review of New Books, Volume 7

1770
...blafphemy in a creature to difpute what the deity may do, fo it is prefumptioa and fedition in a fubjecl to difpute what a King may do in the height of his powers: Good Chriftians, he adds, will be content with GOD's will, revealed in his word; and good fubjecls...
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Dialogue 4. On the age of Q. Elizabeth between Mr. Digby, Dr. Arbuthnot and ...

Richard Hurd - Chivalry in literature - 1771
...in the awful myftery of his prerogative : gative : and, in a word, that " it was fedition for them to difpute what a king may do in the height of his power [j>]." SUCH, you know, was the language, the public language to his parliaments, of JAMES THE FIRST....
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An historical and critical account of the life and writings of James I. king ...

William Harris - 1772 - 255 pages
...to " difpute a piffi ad e]Je is both againil logicke and divi" nitie: fo is it fedition in fubjects, to difpute what a . king may do in the height of his power." (e) Thefe paflages ftiall fuffice to (hew 'James's notions of the regal power; their oppofition to...
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The History of England: From the Invasion of Julius Caesar to the ..., Volume 6

David Hume - 1776
...and do ordinarily difpute and " difcufs ; fo it is fedition in fubje&s to difpute what a " king ma^ do in the height of his power. But juft " kings will...they will not incur the curfe of God. I will not " be As concerning the number of ninefcore thoufand pounds, which was our number, he could not affeft, becaufe...
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