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Стр. 370 - ... midst and heat of the battle, to live or die amongst you all, to lay down for my God, and for my kingdom, and for my people, my honour and my blood, even in the dust. I know I have the body of a weak and feeble woman...
Стр. 370 - I am come amongst you as you see at this time, not for my recreation and disport, but being resolved, in the midst and heat of the battle, to live or die amongst you all, to lay down for my God, and for my kingdom, and for my people, my honour and my blood, even in the dust.
Стр. 438 - That every person committed for treason or felony shall, if he requires it the first week of the next term, or the first day of the next session of oyer and terminer...
Стр. 370 - Europe, should dare to invade the borders of my realms : to which, rather than any dishonour should grow by me, I myself will take up arms : I myself will be your general, judge, and rewarder of every one of your virtues in the field. I know already, by your forwardness, that you have deserved rewards and crowns ; and we do assure you, on the word of a prince, they shall be duly paid you.
Стр. 289 - Gaul; the king of Bohemia; the count Palatine; the duke of Saxony; and the margrave of Brandenburg.
Стр. 434 - Lords, being a permanent hereditary body, created at pleasure by the king, are supposed more liable to be influenced by the Crown, and when once influenced to continue so, than the Commons, who are a temporary elective body, freely nominated by the people. It would therefore be extremely dangerous to give the Lords any power of framing new taxes for the subject; it is sufficient that they have a power of rejecting, if they think the Commons too lavish or improvident in their grants...
Стр. 257 - Romans, is become the happy seat of liberty, plenty, and letters; flourishing in all the arts and refinements of civil life; yet, running, perhaps, the same course which Rome itself had run before it, from virtuous industry to wealth; from wealth to luxury; from luxury to an impatience of discipline, and corruption of morals: till, by a total degeneracy and loss of virtue, being grown ripe for destruction, it fall a prey at last to some hardy oppressor, and, with the loss of liberty, losing every...
Стр. 369 - ... he threw himself out of his litter, rallied his army, and led them on to the charge : which afterwards ended in a complete victory on the side of t.he Moors. He had no sooner brought his men to the engagement, but finding himself utterly spent, he was again replaced in his litter, where, laying his finger on his mouth, to enjoin secrecy to his officers who stood about him, he died a few moments after, in that posture.
Стр. 370 - Let tyrants fear ... I have always so behaved myself that, under God, I have placed my chiefest strength and safeguard in the loyal hearts and good will of my subjects...