The History of England: From the Earliest Times to the Death of George II, Band 3


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Seite 173 - Hampden, Pym, and Strode. The articles were, that they had traitorously endeavoured to subvert the fundamental laws and government of the kingdom, to deprive the...
Seite 214 - 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! Therefore I charge thee, do not be made a king by them!
Seite 115 - I say, they will receive a terrible blow this parliament, and yet they shall not see who hurts them. This counsel is not to be contemned, because it may do you good, and can do you no harm : for the danger is past, as soon as you have burned the letter. And I hope God will give you the grace to make good use of it, unto whose holy protection I commend you*.
Seite 254 - A moment's pause was scarcely allowed : all at once the house burst into an universal assent to the king's proposals ; and to diffuse the joy more widely, it was voted that the letter and indemnity should immediately be published.
Seite 114 - Piercy should seize him, or assassinate him. The princess Elizabeth, a child likewise, was kept at Lord Harrington's house in Warwickshire ; and Sir Everard Digby...
Seite 254 - At last the general, having sufficiently sounded their inclinations, gave directions to Annesley, president of the council, to inform them, that one Sir John Granville, a servant of the king's, had been sent over by his majesty, and was now at the door with a letter to the Commons. The loudest acclamations were excited by this intelligence. Granville...
Seite 281 - On the 12th of August, one Kirby, a chemist, accosted the king, as he was walking in the park : " Sir," said he, " keep within the company : your enemies have a design upon your life ; and you may be shot in this very walk.
Seite 296 - If the gaol lie within twenty miles of the judge, the writ must be obeyed in three days ; and so proportionably for greater distances: Every prisoner must be indicted the first term after his commitment, and brought to trial in the subsequent term.
Seite 216 - There is, sir, but one stage more, which though turbulent and troublesome, is yet a very short one. Consider, it will soon carry you a great way; it will carry you from earth to heaven; and there you shall find, to your great joy, the prize to which you hasten, a crown of glory.
Seite 113 - Piercy was charmed with this project of Catesby; and they agreed to communicate the matter to a few more, and among the rest to Thomas Winter, whom they sent over to Flanders in quest of Fawkes, an officer in the Spanish service, with whose zeal and courage they were all thoroughly acquainted. "When they enlisted any new...

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