An epitomy of English history: wherein arbitrary government is display'd to the life, in the illegal transactions of the late times under the tyrannick usurpation of Oliver Cromwell; being a paralell to the four years reign of the late King James, whose government was popery, slavery and arbitrary power, but now happily delivered by the instrumental means of King William & Queen Mary

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Page 206 - The ancient way of conquering abroad. Ungrateful, then ! if we no tears allow To him, that gave us peace and empire too. Princes that fear'd him grieve...
Page 41 - Majefty that it may be enacled ; and be it enacted by the King's moft Excellent Majefty, by and with the Advice and Confent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this prefent Parliament affembled, and by the Authority of the fame, That...
Page 36 - Duty, Sir ! The clerk reads : — " Charles Stuart, King of England, you are accused in the behalf of the Commons of England, of divers high crimes and treasons ; which charge hath been read unto you: the court now requires you to give your positive and final answer, by way of confession or denial of the charge.
Page 149 - Lord Protector of the Commonwealth of England, Scotland and Ireland, and the dominions and territories thereunto belonging...
Page 193 - James, and of every other perfon, as a fmgle perfon„ pretending, or which ihall pretend, to tha crown or government of thefe nations of England, Scotland, and Ireland, or any of them, and the dominions and territories belonging to them, or any of them and that I...
Page 39 - Second, met above a month before his return; the lords by their own authority, and the commons, in pursuance of writs issued in the name of the keepers of the liberty of England, by authority of parliament: and that the...
Page 12 - Tliat no Application or Addrefs be made to the King, by any Perfon whatfoever, without the Leave of both Houfes. 3. That the Perfon or Perfons that Jhall make Breach of this Order i Jhall incur the Penalty of high Treajon. And, 4. ' That the Lords and Commons do declare, That they...
Page 206 - About his palace their broad roots are toft Into the air. — So Romulus was loft ! New Rome in fuch a tempeft mifs'd her King; And, from obeying, fell to worihiping..
Page 206 - Princes that fear'd him, grieve j concern'd to fee No pitch of Glory from the Grave is free. Nature her felf took notice of his Death; And, fighing, fwell'd the Sea with fuch a Breath ; That to remoteft Shears her Billows roll'd, Th' approaching Fate of their great Ruler told.
Page 29 - if any man moved " this upon defign, he fhould think him the greateft traitor " in the world; but fmce providence and neceffity had " caft them upon it, he fhould pray God to blefs their coun-. " cils, though he was not provided on the fudden to give

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