History of the English Revolution: From the Accession of Charles I.

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Страница 214 - May it please your majesty, I have neither eyes to see, nor tongue to speak in this place, but as the House is pleased to direct me...
Страница 233 - Heaven upon this nation if these distractions continue. " God so deal with me and mine as all my thoughts and intentions are upright for the maintenance of the true Protestant profession, and for the observance and preservation of the laws ; and I hope God will bless and assist those laws for my preservation.
Страница 214 - Well, since I see all the birds are flown, I do expect from you that you will send them unto me as soon as they return hither. But I assure you, on the word of a king, I never did intend any force, but shall proceed against them in a legal and fair way, for I never meant any other.
Страница 339 - Let no man commend me for doing of it, but rather discommend themselves as the cause of it ; for if God had not taken our hearts for our sins, he would not have gone so long unpunished.
Страница 173 - 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...
Страница 34 - This way of parliamentary supplies, as his majesty told you, he hath chosen, not as the only way, but as the fittest ; not because he is destitute of others, but because it is most agreeable to the goodness of his own most gracious disposition, and to the desire and weal of his people. If this be deferred, necessity and the sword of the enemy make way for the others.
Страница 41 - We humbly present this petition to your majesty, not only with a care of preserving our own liberties, but with due regard to leave entire that sovereign power wherewith your majesty is trusted for the protection, safety, and happiness of your people...
Страница 256 - I may be waited on bareheaded; I may ," have my hand kissed; the title of majesty may " be continued to me; and The king's authority " signified by both houses, may still be the style of " your commands; I may have swords and maces " carried before me, and please myself with the...
Страница 339 - That man is cowardly base, and deserveth not the name of a gentleman or soldier, that is not willing to sacrifice his life for the honour of his God, his king, and his country. Let no man commend me for...