History of England: From the First Invasion by Julius Csar, to the Accession of William the Fourth, in Eighteen Hundred and Thirty ... Accompanied by a Book of Questions and a Key, for the Use of Schools

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Grigg & Elliott, 1843 - Great Britain - 318 pages
 

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Page 217 - I rejoice that America has resisted. Three millions of people, so dead to all the feelings of liberty as voluntarily to submit to be slaves, would have been fit instruments to make slaves of the rest.
Page 114 - He expired at Greenwich, in the sixteenth year of his age, and the seventh of his reign.
Page 149 - You are no longer a parliament : I tell you, you are no longer a parliament. The Lord has done with you : he has chosen other instruments for carrying on his work.
Page 124 - ... in the seventieth year of her age, and the forty-fifth of her reign.
Page 301 - Kingdom, or that he ought not to enjoy the same, here is his Champion, who saith that he lieth, and is a false traitor, being ready in Person to combat with him, and in this quarrel will adventure his life against him on what day soever he shall be appointed.
Page 190 - ... for children he condescended to lay aside the scholar, the philosopher, and the wit, to write little poems of devotion, and systems of instruction, adapted to their wants and capacities, from the dawn of reason through its gradations of advance in the morning of life. Every man, acquainted with the common principles of human action, will look with veneration on the writer, who is at one time combating Locke...
Page 11 - The barbarians chase us into the sea ; the sea throws us back upon the barbarians ; and we have only the hard choice left us of perishing by the sword, or perishing by the waves.
Page 107 - Had I but served God as diligently as I have served the king, He would not have given me over in my grey hairs.
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Page 68 - Carlisle, of a dysentery : enjoining his son with his last breath, to prosecute the enterprise, and never to desist till he had finally subdued the kingdom.

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