Mediaeval and Modern History

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Ginn, 1905 - 751 pages
 

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Page 112 - See, I have this day set thee over the nations and over the kingdoms, to root out, and to pull down, and to destroy, and to throw down, to build, and to plant.
Page 421 - That the liberties, franchises, privileges, and jurisdictions of Parliament are the ancient and undoubted birthright and inheritance of the subjects of England...
Page 338 - ... 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 418 - 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 131 - It is the will of God ! It is the will of God...
Page 158 - And she may still exist in undiminished vigour when some traveller from New Zealand shall, in the midst of a vast solitude, take his stand on a broken arch of London Bridge to sketch the ruins of St. Paul's.
Page 17 - That man is little to be envied, whose patriotism would not gain force upon the plain of Marathon, or whose piety would not grow • warmer among the ruins of lona.
Page 348 - 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 41 - Normans, they must have insensibly introduced and incorporated many of their own customs with those that were before established ; thereby, in all probability, improving the texture and wisdom of the whole, by the accumulated wisdom of divers particular countries. Our laws, says Lord Bacon, are mixed as our language ; and as our language is so much the richer, the laws are the more complete.
Page 433 - 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.

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