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Página 11 - Houses, may still be the style of your commands ; I may have swords and maces carried before me, and please myself with the sight of a crown and sceptre (though even these twigs would not long flourish, when the stock upon which they grew was dead) : but as to true and real power, I should remain but the outside, but the picture, but the sign of a king.
Página 62 - The King had left . . . the Duke of York with the Queen, with direction "that he should conform himself entirely to the will and pleasure of the Queen his mother, matters of religion only excepted.
Página 156 - Indies, and a tract of land between New England and Maryland, which always belonged to the crown of England since first discovered, and upon which the Dutch had encroached during the rebellion, and built a town and some forts to secure the beaver trade to themselves.
Página 11 - I may be waited on bareheaded ; I may have my hand kissed ; the title of majesty may be continued to me ; and The king's authority, signified by both Houses, may still be the style of your commands ; I may have swords and maces carried before me, and please myself with the sight of a crown and sceptre...
Página 154 - Cooper was one, sate as their judges, and doomed them to die for that rebellion to which they had incited them.
Página 184 - To be overcome is the fortune of war, but to fly is the fashion of cowards. Let us teach the world, that Englishmen had rather be acquainted with death than fear.
Página 221 - He was brave and courageous, even to rashness ; but cross-grained and incorrigibly obstinate : his genius was fertile in mathematical experiments, and he possessed some knowledge of chemistry: he was polite even to excess, unseasonably; but haughty, and even brutal, when he ought to have been gentle and courteous: he was tall, and his manners were ungracious : he had a dry...
Página 40 - being in readiness, the duke went to supper at his usual hour, which was about seven, in the company of his brother and sister, and when supper was ended, they went to play at hide and seek with the rest of the young people in the house. At this childish sport the Duke had accustomed himself to play for a fortnight together every night, and had used to hide himself in places so difficult to find, that most commonly they were half an hour in searching for him ; at the end of which time he came usually...
Página 22 - ... compassion. His vigour of mind, which, though it sometimes failed him in acting, never deserted him in his sufferings, was what alone supported him; and he was determined, as he wrote to lord Digby, if he could not live as a king, to die like a gentleman ; nor should any of his friends, he said, ever have reason to blush for the prince whom they had so unfortunately served.