Letters of Lady Rachel Russell: From the Manuscript in the Library at Woburn Abbey. To which are Prefixed, an Introduction, Vindicating the Character of Lord Russell Against Sir John Dalrymple, &c., and the Trial of Lord William Russell for High Treason, Extracted from the State Trials. Embellished with Three Elegant Engravings

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Страница lxxxi - Queen, or of their eldest son and heir; or if a man do violate the King's companion, or the King's eldest daughter unmarried, or the wife of the King's eldest son and heir; or if a man do levy war against our lord the King in his realm, or be adherent to the King's enemies in his realm, giving to them aid and comfort in the realm, or elsewhere, and thereof be provably attainted of open deed by the people of their condition.
Страница 102 - I can say, unless thy law had been my delight, I should have perished in my trouble. The rising from the dead is a glorious contemplation, doctor ! nothing raises a drooping spirit like it...
Страница lxxxi - ... if a man do violate the king's companion, or the king's eldest daughter unmarried ; or the wife of the king's eldest son and heir...
Страница 26 - I look not at the things which are seen, but at those which are not seen, expecting that day which will settle and compose all my tumultuous thoughts in perpetual peace and quiet — but am undone, irrecoverably so, as to my temporal longings and concerns.
Страница cix - That you, and each of you, shall be taken from the bar, and conveyed to the place from whence you came, and from thence be drawn...
Страница 16 - Being appointed to preach the sermon on the Gunpowder Plot, (1684,) at the Rolls Chapel, I took for my text, ' Save me from the lion's mouth ; thou hast heard me from the horns of the unicorn.
Страница 220 - And be it hereby declared, that by the undoubted and fundamental laws of this kingdom, neither the Peers of this realm, nor the Commons, nor both together in Parliament or out of Parliament, nor the People collectively or representatively, nor any other Persons whatsoever, ever had, have, hath, or ought to have, any coercive power over the persons of the Kings of this realm.
Страница lxxx - Item, whereas divers opinions have been before this time in what case treason shall be said, and in what not; the King, at the request of the lords and of the commons, hath made a declaration in the manner as hereafter followeth, that is to say...
Страница 9 - I have writ nothing in this that will displease Your Majesty. If I have, I humbly beg of you to consider it as coming from a woman amazed with grief; and that you will pardon the daughter of a person who served Your Majesty's father in his greatest extremities, [and Your Majesty...
Страница cxi - The spectators, at these words, turned their eyes, and beheld the daughter of the virtuous Southampton rising up to assist her lord in this his utmost distress: a thrill of anguish ran through the assembly. After his condemnation, she threw herself at the king's feet, and pleaded, but alas!

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