The History of England from the Accession of James II, المجلد 4

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الصفحة 104 - Elizabeth under the name of the Governor and Company of Merchants of London trading to the East Indies.^ When this celebrated body began to exist, the Mogul monarchy was at the zenith of power and glory.
الصفحة 426 - Who is on my side? who?" And there looked out to him two or three eunuchs. And he said, "Throw her down." So they threw her down: and some of her blood was sprinkled on the wall, and on the horses : and he trode her under foot.
الصفحة 349 - In Parliament the Ministers are bound to act as one man on all questions relating to the executive government. If one of them dissents from the rest on a question too important to admit of compromise, it is his duty to retire. While the Ministers retain the confidence of the parliamentary majority, that majority supports them against opposition, and rejects every motion which reflects on them or is likely to embarrass them. If they forfeit that confidence, if the parliamentary majority is dissatisfied...
الصفحة 380 - A few days later it was moved that all subjects of England had equal right to trade to the East Indies unless prohibited by Act of Parliament...
الصفحة 471 - I am where it is my duty to be ; and I may without presumption commit my life to God's keeping: but you " While they were talking a cannon ball from the ramparts laid Godfrey dead at the King's feet.
الصفحة 433 - On the great question of principle, on the question whether the liberty of unlicensed printing be, on the whole, a blessing or a curse to society, not a word is said. The Licensing Act is condemned, not as a thing essentially evil, but on account of the petty grievances, the exactions, the jobs, the commercial restrictions, the domiciliary visits, which were incidental to it.
الصفحة 429 - King's life been prolonged till the works were completed, a statue of her who was the real foundress of the institution would have had a conspicuous place in that court which presents two lofty domes and two graceful colonnades to the multitudes who are perpetually passing up and down the imperial river. But that part of the plan was never carried into effect; and few of those who now gaze on the noblest of European hospitals are aware that it is a memorial of the virtues of the good Queen Mary,...
الصفحة 501 - But the ignorant and helpless peasant was cruelly ground between one class which would give money only by tale and another which would take it only by weight. Yet his sufferings hardly exceeded those of the unfortunate race of authors. Of the way in which obscure writers were treated we may easily form a judgment from the letters, still extant, of Dryden to his bookseller, Tonson.
الصفحة 372 - My soul is among lions: and I lie even among them that are set on fire, even the sons of men, whose teeth are spears and arrows, and their tongue a sharp sword.
الصفحة 562 - though so deep in algebra and fluxions, could not readily make up a common account ; and, whilst he was Master of the Mint, used to get somebody to make up the accounts for him.

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