The History of England: As Well Ecclesiastical as Civil, Volume 8

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Page 185 - Christ was the word that spake it; He took the bread and brake it; And what the word did make it, That I believe, and take it.
Page 102 - How truly was it said of such extraordinary persons, that their lives are short, and seldom do they come to be old ! He gave us an essay of virtue, though he did not live to give a pattern of it. When the gravity of a king was needful, he carried himself like an old man, and yet he was always affable and gentle, as became his age.
Page 4 - Cheney, treasurer of the household ; sir John Gage, comptroller ; sir Anthony Wingfield, vice-chamberlain ; sir William Petre, secretary of state ; sir Richard Rich, sir John Baker, sir Ralph Sadler, sir Thomas Seymour, sir Richard Southwell, and sir Edmund Peckham».
Page 30 - The reprefentatives of the commons were chufen, as they are at prefent, without any iniiruaions concerning the points to be debated in parliament, nay, without the people's knowing any thing of them. Thus, the houfe of commons had, as I may fay, an unlimited power to determine by a majority of votes, with the concurrence of the Iprds and aflent of the king, what they deemed proper for the welfare of the kingdom.
Page 102 - And in him there was such an attempt of nature, that not only England, but the world hath reason to lament his being so early snatched away. How truly was it said of such extraordinary persons, that their lives are short, and seldom do they come to be old ! He gave us an essay of virtue, though he did not live to give a pattern of it. When the gravity of a king was needful, he carried himself...
Page 102 - All the graces were in him. He had many tongues when he was yet but a child : together with the English, his natural tongue, he had both Latin and French ; nor was he ignorant, as I hear, of the Greek, Italian, and Spanish, and perhaps some more.
Page 48 - Hear us (O merciful FATHER), we beseech Thee, and with Thy HOLY SPIRIT and Word, vouchsafe to bl+ess and sanc+tify these Thy gifts and creatures of Bread and Wine, that they may be unto us, the Body and Blood of Thy most dearly beloved SON JESUS CHRIST.
Page 108 - ... justices of the peace over England: in it he had marked down their way of living, and their zeal for religion. He had studied the matter of the mint, with the exchange and value of money ; so that he understood it well, as appears by his journal. He also understood fortification, and designed well.
Page 30 - Inftructions concerning the Points to be debated in Parliament, nay, without the People's knowing any Thing of them. Thus, the Houfe of Commons had, as I may fay, an unlimited Power, to determine by a Majority of Votes, with the Concurrence of the Lords, and Aflent of the King...
Page 329 - Elizabeth continue the old excuses and delays " her friends were so increased that many whole shires were ready to rebel, and their captains already named by election of the nobility.

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