The Harleian Miscellany:: A Collection of Scarce, Curious, and Entertaining Pamphlets and Tracts, as Well in Manuscript as in Print, Volume 2

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John White, and John Murray, Fleet-Street; and John Harding, St. James's-Street., 1809 - Great Britain
 

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Page 10 - King William and Queen Mary, intituled, An Act declaring the Rights and Liberties of the Subject, and settling the succession of the Crown.
Page 132 - The place of the Scripture which he read was this : He was led as a sheep to the slaughter ; and like a lamb dumb before his shearer, so opened he not his mouth : In his humiliation his judgment was taken away and who shall declare his generation? for his life is taken from the earth.
Page 262 - You that be judges and justices of the peace, I command and straightly charge you, that you see the laws to be duly executed, and that you make them living laws, when we have put life into them.
Page 354 - To be a king and wear a crown is a thing more glorious to them that see it than it is pleasant to them that bear it. For myself I was never so much enticed with the glorious name of a King or royal authority of a Queen as delighted that God hath made me his instrument to maintain his truth and glory and to defend this kingdom as I said from peril, dishonour, tyranny and oppression.
Page 354 - ... good. What you do bestow on me I will not hoard up, but receive it to bestow on you again ; yea mine own properties I account yours to be expended for your good, and your eyes shall see the bestowing of it for your welfare. Mr. Speaker, I would wish you and the rest to stand up, for I fear I shall yet trouble you with longer speech.
Page 9 - And whereas of late many of her Majesty's good and faithful subjects have, in the name of God and with the testimony of good consciences, by one uniform manner of writing under their hands and seals and by their several oaths voluntarily taken, joined themselves together in one Bond and Association to withstand and revenge to the uttermost all such malicious actions and attempts against her Majesty's most royal person...
Page 7 - Forasmuch as the good felicity and comfort of the whole estate of this realm consisteth (only next under God) in the surety and preservation of the Queen's most excellent Majesty ; and for that it hath manifestly appeared that sundry wicked plots and means have of late been devised and laid, as well in foreign parts beyond the seas as also within this realm, to the great endangering of her Highness...
Page 355 - ... sake to discharge the duty that God hath laid upon me, and to maintain his glory, and keep you in safety, in mine own disposition I should be willing to resign the place I hold to any other, and glad to be freed of the glory with the...
Page 354 - And in my governing this land, I have ever set the last judgment day before mine eyes, and so to rule as I shall be judged and answer before a higher Judge, to whose judgment seat I do appeal : in that never thought was cherished in my heart that tended not to my people's good.
Page 10 - France, to subvert our religion, laws, and liberty, — we, whose names are hereunto subscribed, do heartily, sincerely, and solemnly profess, testify, and declare, that His present Majesty King William is rightful and lawful King of...

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