The history of England, Volume 1

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Page 442 - The king started a little, and said, " By my faith, my lord, I thank you for my " good cheer, but I may not endure to have my laws " broken in my sight; my attorney must speak with
Page 151 - The kings of the earth stand up, and the rulers take counsel together against the LORD, and against his Anointed : 3 Let us break their bonds asunder, and cast away their cords from.
Page 431 - For he had couched an article in the instructions to the commissioners who were to levy the benevolence ; " That if they met with any that were sparing, they should tell them, that they must needs have, because they laid up : and if they were spenders, they must needs have, because it was seen in their port and manner of living.
Page 318 - England, and the crown, with all the members and appurtenances, as that I am descended by right line of blood, coming from the good lord King Henry III., and through that right that God of his grace hath sent me, with help of my kin and of my friends, to recover, it ; the which realm was in point to be undone for default of governance, and undoing of good laws.
Page 400 - Shore's wife, in whom the king therefore took special pleasure, for many he had, but her he loved, whose favour, to say the truth (for sin it were to belie the devil), she never abused to any man's hurt, but to many a man's comfort and relief. Where the king took displeasure, she would mitigate and appease his mind ; where men were out of favour, she would bring them in his grace; for many that had highly offended, she obtained pardon; of great...
Page 439 - King being present, did put the case; that if God should take the King's two sons without issue, that then the kingdom of England would fall to the King of Scotland, which might prejudice the monarchy of England. Whereunto the King himself replied ; that if that should be, Scotland would be but an accession to England, and not England to Scotland, for that the greater would draw the less : and that it was a safer union for England than that of France. This passed as an oracle, and silenced those...
Page 428 - Lovel, in Oxfordshire, was accidentally discovered a chamber under the ground, in which was the skeleton of a man seated in a chair, with his head reclining on a table. Hence it is supposed that the fugitive had found an asylum in this subterraneous chamber, where he was perhaps starved to death through neglect."—Lingcsrd.
Page 181 - And he knew it, and said, It is my son's coat; an evil beast hath devoured him ; Joseph is without doubt rent in pieces.
Page 122 - ... every powerful man made his castles, and held them against him ; and they filled the land full of castles. They cruelly oppressed the wretched men of the land with castle-works. When the castles were made, they filled them with devils and evil men.
Page 201 - We have persecuted the father for evil demeanour, and worthily; yet this young child whom ye see before you, as he is in years tender, so he is innocent of his father's doings. Wherefore let us appoint him our king and governor, and the yoke of foreign servitude let us cast from us.

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