A synopsis of English history

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Page 214 - That King James II., having endeavoured to subvert the constitution of the kingdom, by breaking the original contract between king and people ; and by the advice of Jesuits and other wicked persons, having violated the fundamental laws and having withdrawn himself out of the kingdom, has abdicated the government, and that the throne is thereby vacant.
Page 213 - I shall make it my endeavour to preserve this government, both in church and state, as it is now by law established.
Page 108 - II. c. 5 ; which enacts, that whoever procures at Rome, or elsewhere, any translations, processes, excommunications, bulls, instruments, or other things which touch the king, against him, his Crown and realm ; and all persons aiding and assisting therein ; shall be put out of the king's protection, their lands and goods forfeited to the king's use, and they shall be attached by their bodies to answer to the king and his council ; or process of prcemunire facias shall be made out against them, as...
Page 5 - Therefore if I know not the meaning of the voice, I shall be unto him that speaketh a barbarian, and he that speaketh shall be a barbarian unto me.
Page 110 - What have you done to me?" replied coolly the prisoner: "you killed with your own hands my father, and my two brothers; and you intended to have hanged myself...
Page 212 - Here lies our Sovereign Lord the King, Whose word no man relies on ; Who never said a foolish thing, And never did a wise one.
Page 323 - Sun, stand thou still on Gibeon, and thou moon in the valley of Ajalon.
Page 173 - Peter and Paul, and of the most holy Pope, granted and committed to me In these parts, do absolve thee, first from all ecclesiastical censures in whatever manner they have been incurred, and then from all thy sins, transgressions, and...
Page 173 - ... all thy, sins, transgressions, and excesses, how enormous soever they may be ; even from such as are reserved for the cognizance of the holy see ; and as far as the...
Page 273 - that I should have lived to witness a day in which England is willing to give twenty millions sterling for the Abolition of Slavery.

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