The History of England from the Accession of James II, المجلد 2

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Harper & Brothers, 1853 - 526 من الصفحات
 

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الصفحة 279 - 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 56 - While Bonrepaux was writing thus, Rochester was writing as follows : " Oh God, teach me so to number my days that I may apply my heart unto wisdom.
الصفحة 174 - Shakspeare the first of dramatists. Other allegorists have shown equal ingenuity ; but no other allegorist has ever been able to touch the heart, and to make abstractions objects of terror, of pity, and of love.* It may be doubted whether any English Dissenter had suffered more severely under the penal laws than John Bunyan.
الصفحة 293 - At ten the Court again met. The crowd was greater than ever. The jury appeared in their box; and there was a breathless stillness. Sir Samuel Astry spoke. "Do you find the defendants, or any of them, guilty of the misdemeanour whereof they are impeached, or not guilty?" Sir Roger Langley answered, "Not Guilty.
الصفحة 42 - There was no region of the globe, no walk of speculative or of active life, in which Jesuits were not to be found. They guided the counsels of Kings. They deciphered Latin inscriptions. They observed the motions of Jupiter's satellites. They published whole libraries, controversy, casuistry, history. treatises on optics, Alcaic odes, editions of the fathers, madrigals, catechisms, and lampoons.
الصفحة 509 - The highest eulogy which can be pronounced on the revolution of 1688 is this, that it was our last revolution. Several generations have now passed away since any wise and patriotic Englishman has meditated resistance to the established government.
الصفحة 268 - Go to your dioceses; and see that I am obeyed. I will keep this paper. I will not part with it, I will remember you that have signed it." "God's will be done,
الصفحة 44 - Since he could not reclaim them from vice, it was his business to save them from remorse. He had at his command an immense dispensary of anodynes for wounded consciences. In the books of casuistry which had been written by his brethren, and printed with the approbation of his superiors, were to be found doctrines consolatory to transgressors of every class. There the bankrupt was taught how he might, without sin, secrete his goods from his creditors. The servant was taught how he might, without sin,...
الصفحة 510 - And, if it be asked what has made us to differ from others, the answer is that we never lost what others are wildly and blindly seeking to regain. It is because we had a preserving revolution in the seventeenth century that we have not had a destroying revolution in the nineteenth. It is because we had freedom in the midst of servitude that we have order in the midst of anarchy. For the authority of law, for the security of property, for the peace of our streets, for the happiness of our homes, our...
الصفحة 287 - One name excited considerable alarm, that of Michael Arnold. He was brewer to the palace ; and it was apprehended that the government counted on his voice. The story goes that he complained bitterly of the position in which he found himself. " Whatever I do," he said,

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