The Life of Edward Earl of Clarendon, Lord High Chancellor of England, and Chancellor of the University of Oxford: Containing, I. An Account of the Chancellor's Life from His Birth to the Restoration in 1660. II. A Continuation of the Same, and of His History of the Grand Rebellion, from the Restoration to His Banishment in 1667, Том 2

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Страница 50 - The tenderness of the bowels, which is the quintessence of justice and compassion, the very mention of good nature was laughed at and looked upon as the mark and character of a fool ; and a roughness of manners, or hardheartedness and cruelty was affected.
Страница 66 - ... that the king should immediately cause the woman to be sent to the Tower, and to be cast into a dungeon, under so strict a guard, that no person living should be...
Страница 173 - I cannot but instance two acts of the presbyterians, by which, if their humour and spirit were not enough discovered and known, their want of ingenuity and integrity would be manifest; and how impossible it is for men who would not be deceived to depend on either. When the declaration had been delivered to the ministers, there was a clause in it, in which the king declared "his own constant practice of The Common Prayer...
Страница 10 - ... for two or three with such confidence and importunity, and with such tedious discourses, that the king was extremely nauseated with their suits, though his modesty knew not how to break from them ; that he no sooner got into his chamber, which for some hours he was not able...
Страница 57 - ... faulty, according to his declaration from Breda, he made of his own free inclination and choice the earl of Manchester (who was looked upon as one of the principal heads of the presbyterian party) lord chamberlain of his house ; who, continuing still to perform all good offices to his old friends, complied very punctually with all the obligations and duties which his place required, never failed being at chapel, and at all the king's devotions with all imaginable decency; and, by his extraordinary...
Страница 50 - In a word, the nation was corrupted from that integrity, good nature, and generosity, that had been peculiar to it, and for which it had been signal and celebrated throughout the world ; in the room whereof the vilest craft and dissembling had succeeded.
Страница 42 - ... sudden occasion that might probably press him, can be named, who had any confidence in each other. All men were full of bitter reflections upon the actions and behaviour of others, or of excuses and apologies for themselves for what they thought might be charged upon them. The woful vice of drinking...
Страница 228 - ... instead of the inheritance they had an ill title to, have a good lease for lives or years granted to them by them who had now the right ; at...
Страница 14 - And fo the next Day, He made the General Knight of the Garter, and admitted him of the Council ; and likewife at the fame Time gave the Signet to Mr. Morrice, who was fworn of the Council and Secretary of State ; and Sir Anthony...
Страница 121 - Seditione potens. Without doubt he was a person of extraordinary cunning, well bred ; and though, by the ill-placing of his eyes, he did not appear with any great advantage at first sight...

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