MediŠval and Modern History: The modern age

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Page 229 - That the liberties, franchises, privileges, and jurisdictions of Parliament are the ancient and undoubted birthright and inheritance of the subjects of England...
Page 98 - ... had I but served God as diligently as I have served the king, he would not have given me over in my gray hairs.
Page 225 - It is atheism and blasphemy to dispute what God can do ; good Christians content themselves with His will revealed in His Word, so it is presumption and high contempt in a subject to dispute what a King can do, or say that a King cannot do this or that, but rest in that which is the King's will revealed in his law.
Page 114 - Be of good comfort, master Ridley, and play the man. We shall this day light such a candle, by God's grace, in England, as I trust shall never be put out.
Page 245 - When they submitted, their officers were knocked on the head; and every tenth man of the soldiers killed and the rest shipped for the Barbadoes.
Page 245 - I am persuaded that this is a righteous judgment of God upon these barbarous wretches, who have imbrued their hands in so much innocent blood ; and that it will tend to prevent the effusion of blood for the future. Which are the satisfactory grounds to such actions, which otherwise cannot but work remorse and regret.
Page 305 - Prussia was unknown ; and, in order that he might rob a neighbour whom he had promised to defend, black men fought on the coast of Coromandel, and red men scalped each other by the Great Lakes of North America...
Page 103 - ... divers and great solemn monasteries of this realm wherein, thanks be to God, religion is right well kept and observed...
Page 82 - There was a man sent from God, and his name was JOHN...
Page 489 - No doubt we are making a great experiment and ' taking a leap in the dark,' but I have the greatest confidence in the sound sense of my...

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