THE LIVES OF THE LORD CHANCELLORSAND KEEPERS OF THE GREAT SEAL OF ENGLAND

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Страница 428 - Lisle, be conveyed from hence to the place from whence you came, and from thence you are to be drawn on a hurdle to the place of execution, where your body is to be burnt alive till you be dead And the Lord have mercy on your soul...
Страница 280 - Norris were named to be the tellers; Lord Norris being a man subject to vapours, was not at all times attentive to what he was doing; so a very fat lord coming in, Lord Grey counted him for ten, as a jest at first; but seeing Lord Norris had not observed it, he went on with...
Страница 147 - I do not know that any man is yet dead for want of bread, which really I wonder at. I am sure the King himself owes for all he hat; eaten since April ; and I am not acquainted with one servant of his who hath a pistole in his pocket. Five or six of us eat together one meal a day for a pistole a week ; but all of us owe for God knows how many weeks to the poor woman that feeds us.
Страница 237 - A fiery soul, which, working out its way, Fretted the pigmy body to decay, And o'er-informed the tenement of clay. A daring pilot in extremity; Pleased with the danger, when the waves went high He sought the storms; but, for a calm unfit, Would steer too nigh the sands to boast his wit.
Страница 78 - Act) shall remain, in as full, ample, and beneficial manner, to all intents and purposes, as he or she might or ought to have held or enjoyed such rights before the passing of such Act, or in case the same had never been made.
Страница 299 - Even in the most sincere advice he gave He had a grudging still to be a knave. The frauds he learnt in his fanatic years Made him uneasy in his lawful gears. 60 At best, as little honest as he could, And, like white witches, mischievously good. To his first bias longingly he leans And rather would be great by wicked means.
Страница 120 - March 9, they came to this resolution, " that the legislative and judicial power of bishops in the house of peers, is a great hinderance to the discharge of their spiritual function, prejudicial to the commonwealth, and fit to be taken away by bill ; and that a bill be drawn up to this purpose.
Страница 344 - Is sillier than a sottish chouse, Who, when a thief has robb'd his house, Applies himself to cunning men, To help him to his goods again ; When all he can expect to gain, Is but to squander more in vain...
Страница 120 - I do not think one man wise enough to govern us all:" which was the first word he had ever heard any man speak to that purpose...
Страница 204 - I found him in his garden at his new-built palace, sitting in his gout wheel-chair, and seeing the gates setting up towards the north and the fields. He looked and spake very disconsolately. 'After some while deploring his condition to me, I took my leave. Next morning, I heard he was gone...

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