The Cambridge Modern History, Volume 5
John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton Baron Acton, Sir Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero, Sir Stanley Mordaunt Leathes
Cambridge University Press, 1908 - Enlightenment
"The Cambridge Modern History" is a comprehensive modern history of the world, beginning with the 15th century age of Discovery, published by the Cambridge University Press in the United Kingdom and also in the United States.
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Page 713 - that every particle of matter attracts every other particle, and suspected that the attraction varied as the product of their masses, and inversely as the square of the distance between them; but it is certain that he did not then know what the attraction of a spherical mass
Page 104 - promised that no man should be " disquieted or called in question " for differences of opinion in matters of religion, which did not disturb the peace of the kingdom.
Page 337 - that it is not lawful on any pretence whatever to take arms against the King, and that I do abhor that traitorous position of taking arms by his authority against his person,
Page 226 - a joint resolution was voted that " there hath been and still is a damnable and hellish plot, contrived and carried on by popish recusants, for the assassinating and murdering the King and rooting out and destroying the Protestant religion.
Page 823 - A discourse of the Liberty of Prophesying, with its just limits and temper, shewing the unreasonableness of prescribing to other men's faith, and the iniquity of persecuting differing opinions. London.
Page 744 - being disgusted with the dry systematical way of those times, he studied to raise those who conversed with him to a nobler set of thoughts, and to consider religion as a seed of a deiform nature.
Page 177 - ever did so unaccountable a thing to oblige his people by, as to dissolve a Commission of the Admiralty then in his own hand, who best understands the business of the sea of any prince the world ever had, and things never better done, and put it into hands which he knew were wholly ignorant thereof, sporting
Page 213 - of 168 to 116 in favour of the resolution, " That Penal Statutes in matters ecclesiastical cannot be suspended but by act of Parliament,
Page iii - No enlightened American can desire a better thing for his country than the widest diffusion and the most thorough reading of Mr. Bryce's impartial and penetrating work." — Literary World. THE LIFE OF NAPOLEON I. INCLUDING NEW MATERIALS FROM THE BRITISH OFFICIAL RECORDS By JH ROSE, NLA. Author at " The Revolutionary and Napoleonic