Moral and political dialogues: being the substance of several conversations between divers eminent persons, with critical and explanatory notes by the editor [R. Hurd]. With letters on chivalry and romance by mr. Hurd, Volume 2

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Page 306 - One of their contrivances was, by fearch,ing into the origin of civil power, which they brought rightly, though for this wicked purpofe, from the people. For they concluded, that, if the regal power could be Ihewn to have no divine
Page 45 - we had, in her time, beaten that great empire in pieces, and made their kings, kings of figs and oranges, as in old time*. But her
Page 317 - yet is he not bound thereto but of his " good will, and for good example giving
Page 33 - being attended by poets, and mournful elegies and poems, with the pens that wrote them, thrown into his grave.
Page 292 - pleafure. The Starchamber had been kept, in former times, within fome tolerable bounds; but the high and arbitrary proceedings of the other court, which were found convenient for the further purpofe of reformation, and were therefore conftantly exercifed and as conftantly connived at by the parliament, gave an eafy pretence for
Page 277 - to difpute what a king may do in the height of his power SUCH, you know, was the language, the public language to his parliaments, of JAMES
Page 317 - fubjeft to difpute what a king may * do in the height of his power." AND as the canon laws are the pope's laws,
Page 25 - an excellent vein of writing, before-time not regarded. Truly it is a rare thing with us now, to hear of a courtier which
Page 308 - hold on the minds of the clergy: And being thought to receive a countenance from the general terms, in which obedience to the civil magiftrate is ordained in fcripture, it has continued to our days, and may, it is feared, ftill
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