The History of the Rebellion and Civil Wars in England: Begun in the Year 1641. With the Precedent Passages, and Actions, that Contributed Thereunto, and the Happy End, and Conclusion Thereof by the King's Blessed Restoration and Return, Upon the 29th of May in the Year 1660

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Printed at the Theater, 1717 - Great Britain
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Page 232 - It was true, we give law to hares and deer, because they be beasts of chase ; but it was never accounted either cruelty, or foul play, to knock foxes and wolves on the head as they can be found, because they be beasts of prey.
Page xxiv - GLORY be to God on high, and on earth peace, good will towards men. We praise thee, we bless thee, we worship thee, we glorify thee, we give thanks to thee for thy great glory, O Lord God, heavenly King, God the Father Almighty.
Page 17 - (an appellation he always used of and towards the duke,) 'who have a great mind to go by post into Spain, to fetch home the infanta, and will have but two more in their company, and have chosen you for one. What think you of the journey...
Page 94 - ... the shame (which they called an insolent triumph upon their degree and quality and levelling them with the common people...
Page 230 - This scene was so well acted, with such passion and gestures, between the father and the son, that many speeches were made in commendation of the conscience, integrity, and merit of the young man, and a motion made, " that the father might be en" joined by the house to be friends with his son :" but for some time there was, in public, a great distance observed between them.
Page 8 - The duke was indeed a very extraordinary person ; and never any man, in any age, nor, I believe, in any country or nation, rose, in so short a time, to so much greatness of honour, fame, and fortune, upon no other advantage or recommendation, than of the beauty and gracefulness and becomingness of his person.
Page 53 - He had not that application, and submission, and reverence for the queen, as might have been expected from his wisdom and breeding, and often crossed her pretences and desires, with more rudeness than was natural to him. Yet he was impertinently solicitous to know what her majesty...
Page 210 - ... of Canterbury, nor the lord lieutenant of Ireland, nor of any particular men who were like to succeed them in favour; all who had been active in the court, or in any service for the king, being totally dispirited, and most of them to be disposed to any...
Page 89 - ... of Calvin, and, for his sake, did not think so ill of the discipline as he ought to have done. But if men prudently forbore a public reviling and railing at the hierarchy and ecclesiastical government, let their opinions and private practice be what it would, they were not only secure from any inquisition of his, but acceptable to him, and at least equally preferred by him.
Page 138 - ... yea, or his no, that the question might be put only, upon the giving the king a supply: which being carried in the affirmative, another question might be upon the proportion, and the manner...

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