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" As it is atheism and blasphemy to dispute what God can do, so it is presumption and a high contempt in a subject to dispute what a king can do, or to say that a king cannot do this or that. "
The History of the Puritans, Or Protestant Non-conformists: With an Account ... - Page 127
by Daniel Neal - 1817
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The History of the Church of England, from the Death of Elizabeth ..., Volume 1

George Gresley Perry - 1861 - 664 pages
...and to limit his power, which was not lawful for the tongue of a lawyer, nor any subject to dispute. As it is atheism and blasphemy to dispute what God can do, so it is presumptuous and a high contempt to dispute what kings can do or say ; it is to take away...
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A HISTORY OF THE ENGLISH PURITANS

W. CARLOS MARTYN - 1867
...encroach on his prerogative, which it was not lawful for the tongue of lawyer nor any subject to dispute.' As it is atheism and blasphemy to dispute what God can do, ' so,' said James, ' it is to take away that mystical reverence which belongs to him who sits in the...
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A History of England for the Use of Schools

Mary Elsie Thalheimer - Great Britain - 1875 - 279 pages
...the "divine right" and absolute power of the sovereign,— frankly declaring in the Star Chamber, '' As it is atheism and blasphemy to dispute what God can do, so it is high contempt in a subject to dispute what a king can do, or-to say that the king can not...
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A Short History of the English People

John Richard Green - Great Britain - 1875 - 847 pages
...for the Crown. We may give one instance of their tone from a speech delivered in the Star-Chamber. " As it is atheism and blasphemy to dispute what God can do," said James, "so it is presumption and a high contempt in a subject to dispute what a King can do, or...
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History of the English People, Volume 3

John Richard Green - Great Britain - 1879
...One sentence from a speech delivered in the Star Chamber may serve as an instance of their tone. " As it is atheism and blasphemy to dispute what God can do, so," said James, " it is presumption, and a high contempt in a subject to dispute what a king can do,...
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Historic Landmarks in the Christian Centuries

Richard Heath - Christianity - 1882 - 347 pages
...doctrines. He threatens to harry the Puritan ministers out of the land ; he instructs his judges that "as it is atheism and blasphemy to dispute what God can do, so it is presumption and high contempt in a subject to dispute what a king can do, or to say that a...
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Svolgimento storico della Costituzione inglese dalle origini ai nostri tempi ...

Raffaele Cardon - 1883
...re in fatto di politica e di governo (3) e quindi nel (') Giacomo I dichiarava alla Camera Stellata. «As it is atheism < and blasphemy to dispute what God can do, so it is presumption « and high contempi in a subject to dispute what a king can do, or « to say...
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Francis Bacon: An Account of His Life and Works

Edwin Abbott Abbott - England - 1885 - 507 pages
...requiring 1 Mr. Green (Short History, p. 466) quotes from one of James's speeches in the Star Chamber : "As it is atheism and blasphemy to dispute what God can do, so it is presumption and a high contempt in a subject to dispute what a King can do, or to say that...
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Outlines in Ancient: Mediæval, and Modern History

S. Laura Ensign - History - 1887 - 262 pages
...works. 21. literary men of this reign: Shakespeare, Ben * Catholics, Presbyterians and Independents. "As it is atheism and blasphemy to dispute what God can do, so it is presumption and a high contempt in a subject to dispute what the king can do." f During the...
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Outlines of Mediaeval & Modern History ...

Philip Van Ness Myers - History, Modern - 1888 - 740 pages
...authority can in no way be questioned or limited by people, priest, or parliament. His own words were, " As it is atheism and blasphemy to dispute what God can do, so it is high contempt in a subject to dispute what a king can do, or to say that the king cannot do...
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