The Lives of the Lord Chancellors and Keepers of the Great Seal of England: From the Earliest Times Till the Reign of King George IV.

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Página 185 - ... a Liberty to Tender Consciences and that no man shall be disquieted or called in question for differences of opinion in matters of religion which do not disturb the peace of the kingdom...
Página 287 - Of these the false Achitophel was first, A name to all succeeding ages curst : For close designs and crooked counsels fit, Sagacious, bold, and turbulent of wit...
Página 539 - Lisle, be conveyed from hence to the place from whence you came, and from thence you are to be drawn on a hurdle to the place of execution, where your body is to be burnt alive till you be dead And the Lord have mercy on your soul...
Página 282 - We do in the next place declare our will and pleasure to be that the execution of all and all manner of penal laws in matters ecclesiastical, against whatsoever sort of nonconformists or recusants, be immediately suspended, and they are hereby suspended...
Página 22 - Whitlocke", with his usual candour, never any man acted such a part, on such a theatre, with more wisdom, constancy, and eloquence, with greater reason, judgment, and temper, and with a better grace in all his words and actions, than did this great and excellent person; and he moved the hearts of all his auditors, some few excepted, to remorse and pity.
Página 534 - ... out of thy writing trade forty years ago it had been happy. Thou pretendest to be a preacher of the gospel of peace, and thou hast one foot in the grave ; it is time for thee to begin to think what account thou intendest to give ; but leave thee to thyself and I see thou wilt go on as thou hast begun ; but, by the grace of God, I'll look after thee.
Página 528 - THE terms of our recognizances were, that we should appear in the Court of King's Bench, on the first day of the ensuing Easter term, and not depart therefrom without the permission of the court.
Página 219 - I need not tell you how much I love parliaments. Never King was so much beholden to parliaments as I have been ; nor do I think the Crown can ever be happy without frequent, parliaments. But assure yourselves, if I should think otherwise, I would never suffer a parliament to come together by the means prescribed by that bill.
Página 519 - Jack.pudding than with that gravity which beseems a Judge : he was mighty witty upon the prisoners at the bar ; he was very full of his jokes upon people that came to give evidence, not suffering them to declare what they had to say in their own way and method...
Página 215 - ... thereunto, through scruple and tenderness of misguided conscience, but modestly and without scandal perform their devotions in their own way...

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