He can forgive anything but temperance and impartiality. To dissent from her establishment was to dissent from an institution founded with an express view to the maintenance and extension of the royal prerogative.
The Commons informed the King that their members should be forthcoming to answer any charge legally brought against them. From that moment, in the phrase of Clarendon, the carriage of Hampden became fiercer, that he drew the sword and threw away the scabbard.
He also taught himself German, Dutch, and Spanish, and remained fluent in French. We do not believe that every Englishman who was reconciled to the Catholic Church would, as a necessary consequence, have thought himself justified in deposing or assassinating Elizabeth.
The deluge passed over them and, according to the exquisite illustration of Butler, the formal boundaries, which had excluded it, now held it in. I answered "could she be buried elsewhere than in my heart? We must at present do our best to form a class who may be interpreters between us and the millions whom we govern, — a class of persons Indian in blood and colour, but English in tastes, in opinions, in morals and in intellect.
In spite of the canon law, which forbade a churchman to take any part in matters of blood, the archbishop signed the warrant for the atrocious sentence. The title is as long as an ordinary preface: I remember that once one of his slaves was taken ill while carrying his litter. Inglis-Jones, The Great Maria.
The defence of the Long Parliament is comprised in the dying words of its victim. A crisis of this description was evidently approaching in His personal advantages were extremely striking, and were displayed with an extravagant but not ungraceful foppery.
We might quote pages: What then made us to differ? Think of that, Ligarius. I can make love and mind my game at once, as Flaminius can tell you.
We find that all the fame and influence of our Edward the Third could not save his Madame de Pompadour from the effects of the public hatred. That line we trace back in an unbroken series, from the Pope who crowned Napoleon in the nineteenth century to the Pope who crowned Pepin in the eighth; and far beyond the time of Pepin the august dynasty extends, till it is lost in the twilight of fable.
Common fame lies like a Greek rhetorician. This judicial opinion, even if we suppose it to have been erroneous, goes far to justify the Parliament. The proudest royal houses are but of yesterday, when compared with the line of the Supreme Pontiffs.
To this terrace Zoe had retired. Doubtless there was many a jolly Popish priest in the old manor-houses of the northern counties, who would have admitted, in theory, the deposing power of the Pope, but who would not have been ambitious to be stretched on the rack, even though it were to be used, according to the benevolent proviso of Lord Burleigh, "as charitably as such a thing can be," or to be hanged, drawn, and quartered, even though, by that rare indulgence which the Queen, of her special grace, certain knowledge, and mere motion, sometimes extended to very mitigated cases, he were allowed a fair time to choke before the hangman began to grabble in his entrails.
To every man upon this earth Death cometh soon or late. The chief agent of that transformation was surely Macaulay, aided, of course, by the receding relevance of seventeenth-century conflicts to contemporary politics, as the power of the crown waned further, and the civil disabilities of Catholics and Dissenters were removed by legislation.
An English statesman ought to pay assiduous worship to Nemesis, to be most apprehensive of ruin when he is at the height of power and popularity, and to dread his enemy most when most completely prostrated.
Both evinced the broad views of the statesman as well as the generous warmth of the reformer. In the opinion, especially of those East Indians whose interests were affected by its justice, it was a "Black Code.
He was called to the bar in February,but we hear of no clients; and it is doubtful if he ever mastered the details of his profession.
Rejected at the Election of M. But Auschwitz and Hiroshima destroyed this century's claim to moral superiority over its predecessors, while the exhaustion of natural resources raises serious doubts about the continuation even of material progress into the next.
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