The History of England from the Accession of James II.

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الصفحة 327 - If it be so, our God whom we serve is able to deliver us from the burning fiery furnace, and he will deliver us out of thine hand, O king. But if not, be it known unto thee, O king, that we will not serve thy gods, nor worship the' golden image which thou hast set up.
الصفحة 338 - Giving no offence in any thing, that the ministry be not blamed; but in all things approving ourselves as the ministers of God, in much patience, in afflictions, in necessities, in distresses, in stripes, in imprisonments...
الصفحة 149 - ... transmitting his features to posterity ; and his features were such as no artist could fail to seize, and such as, once seen, could never be forgotten. His name at once calls up before us a slender and feeble frame, a lofty and ample forehead, a nose curved like the beak of an eagle, an eye rivalling that of an eagle in brightness and keenness, a thoughtful and somewhat sullen brow, a firm and somewhat peevish mouth, a cheek pale, thin, and deeply furrowed by sickness and by care. That pensive,...
الصفحة 611 - The main principles of our government were excellent. They were not, indeed, formally and exactly set forth in a single written instrument : but they were to be found scattered over our ancient and noble statutes ; and, what was of far greater moment, they had been engraven on the hearts of Englishmen during four hundred years. That, without the consent of the representatives of the nation...
الصفحة 64 - ... drawn him into a course of life which he must have regarded as highly criminal ; and in this case none could understand where the attraction lay. Catharine herself was astonished by the violence of his passion. " It cannot be my beauty," she said ; " for he must see that I have none : and it cannot be my wit ; for he has not enough to know that I have any.

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