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"History in general only informs us what bad government is. but as we have employed some of the best materials of the British constitution in the construction of our own government, a knolege of ... Leer comentario completo
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Página 242 - Let the high praises of God be in their mouth, and a two-edged sword in their hand ; To execute vengeance upon the heathen, and punishments upon the people; To bind their kings with chains, and their nobles with fetters of iron ; To execute upon them the judgment written: this honour have all his saints.
Página 46 - Put not your trust in princes, nor in the sons of men, for in them there is no salvation."*** He was soon able, however, to collect his courage; and he prepared himself to suffer the fatal sentence.
Página 44 - Sir, my consent shall more acquit you herein to God than all the world can do besides. To a willing man there is no injury done...
Página 117 - I DO promise, in the presence of Almighty God, " and as I hope for his blessing and protection, that I " will, to the utmost of my power, defend and maintain "" the true reformed protestant religion, established in the " church of England, and, by the grace of God, in the
Página 390 - ... with one word to his posterity ; to die with peace at home, and triumph abroad ; to be buried among kings, and with more than regal solemnity ; and to leave a name behind him, not to be extinguished but with the whole world ; which, as it...
Página 86 - Pym, and Strode. The articles were, That they had traitorously endeavoured to subvert the fundamental laws and government of the kingdom, to deprive the king of his regal power, and to...
Página 333 - I have sought the Lord night and day, that He would rather slay me than put me upon the doing of this work.
Página 231 - They proceeded so far as to name eleven members, whom, in general terms, they charged with high treason, as enemies to the army and evil counsellors to the parliament.
Página 333 - You are no longer a Parliament : I tell you, you are no longer a Parliament. The Lord has done with you : he has chosen other instruments for carrying on his work." Sir Harry Vane exclaiming against this proceeding, he cried with a loud voice, " O Sir Harry Vane! Sir Harry Vane! The Lord deliver me from Sir Harry Vane !" Taking hold of Martin by the cloak, " Thou art a whoremaster,