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Page 181 - Curse ye Meroz, said the angel of the Lord, curse ye bitterly the inhabitants thereof; because they came not to the help of the Lord, to the help of the Lord against the mighty.
Page 54 - Sir, my consent shall more acquit you herein to God than all the world can do besides. To a willing man there is no injury done, and as by God's grace I forgive all the world with a calmness and meekness of infinite contentment to my dislodging soul, so Sir, to you I can give the life of this world with all the cheerfulness imaginable, in the just acknowledgment of your exceeding favours...
Page 43 - If I sail on the Thames, and split my vessel on an anchor ; in case there be no buoy to give warning, the party shall pay me damages: but, if the anchor be marked out, then is the striking on it at my own peril. Where is the mark set upon this crime ? Where the token by which I should discover it?
Page 335 - At these words, the child looked very steadfastly upon him. " Mark ! child, what I say : They will cut off my head! and perhaps make thee a king: but mark what I say : thou must not be a king, as long as thy brothers, Charles and James, are alive. They will cut off thy brothers' heads when they can catch them ! And thy head too they will cut off at last ! And therefore I charge thee, do not be made a king by them...
Page 306 - Let the high praises of God be in their mouth, and a twoedged sword in their hand; 7 to execute vengeance upon the heathen, and punishments upon the people; ' to bind their kings with chains, and their nobles with fetters of iron; 'to execute upon them the judgment written: this honour have all his saints.
Page 28 - The leisure of those noble ancients was totally employed in the study of Grecian eloquence and philosophy ; in the cultivation of polite letters and civilized society : the whole discourse and language of the moderns were polluted with mysterious jargon, and full of the lowest and most vulgar hypocrisy.
Page 130 - That when the lords and commons in parliament, which is the supreme court of judicature, shall declare what the law of the land is, to have this not only questioned, but contradicted, is a high breach of their privileges...
Page 415 - I have sought the Lord night and day, that He would rather slay me than put me upon the doing of this work.
Page 415 - 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." Sir Harry Vane exclaiming against this proceeding, he cried with a loud voice, " O sir Harry Vane, sir Harry Vane ! The Lord deliver me from sir Harry Vane !" Taking hold of Martin by the cloak, " Thou art a whoremaster,